Jack loves his daughter, Kitty, more than life itself, but she hasn’t smiled since before her mother died two years ago. Kitty’s homeroom teacher, Abby, often calls Jack to the school for conferences. He doesn’t take her warnings very seriously in the beginning, but after hearing how bad things are at school, he gives them another thought. But the only one he can depend on is Abby herself, who also happens to be his least favorite type of woman! Is he going to have to bow his head to this strict, opinionated, overly eager teacher?!
A fire stole her voice and with it her dreams of becoming an opera singer, so Katie now leads a mundane life working as an attorney in a small law firm. Until the day she meets Italian playboy and business tycoon, Rigo Ruggiero and instantly falls in love. However, she senses his disappointment upon seeing her less-than-refined appearance. With a heavy heart and shattered confidence, Katie prepares to give up on yet another chapter of her life, but perhaps it isn’t yet time to step down from this stage of love.
Leah Taylor has covered Mafia turf wars, the AIDS epidemic and conflict in war-torn countries. What’s happened to her that has her covering local fluff pieces in a small town? One brightpoint in her life is that her station’s helicopter pilot is an old flame?Wyatt. A minor story about a small boat winds up with her crew and a group of students adrift in storm season on perilous waters. The mighty seas are getting rough,and it looks as though Leah’s slim chance at romance is about to get tossed, too.
Cassandra was twelve years old when she first met Vincent, and still remembers the dashing older boy that helped her and her kitten down from a tree. Eight years later, Vincent pledges to honor his dying friend’s last wish?for Vincent to marry his sister…Cassandra! Curious about the woman that the little girl he once knew has grown up to be, Vincent invites Cassandra to his house to get to know his would-be bride…all over again.
Three months after her vacation on the Greek island of Santorini, Serena noticed her body changing. She’s pregnant and the father is the man she broke up with when her trip ended. She doesn’t want to make poor fisherman Nikos take responsibility… But when she visits Santorini again, she is shocked to learn that Nikos is the CEO of one of Greece’s leading marine transportation companies! What on earth is going on? Nikos is stern, a completely different man from the Nikos of three months ago. He says he doesn’t want his child to be born out of wedlock, and Serena has no idea how to respond!
Perry lives a quiet life in London. But when the man she’s just started dating starts talking about their future together, she knows she must take action. The truth is, she got married when she was eighteen years old. The marriage was for their mutual benefit and really only exists on paper. They’ve both kept it a secret. Perry must get a divorce asap, but she can’t get a hold of her successful businessman “husband,” Nash. Letters and emails go unanswered as the days pass. And then she sees Nash on the news announcing that he’s seeking a court-mediated settlement with his wife!
What a day! First Grace’s boss makes her buy sexy lingerie for his girlfriend, then a passing car soaks her in mud and now the pricy lingerie she was carrying is completely ruined. There’s no way she can replace it on her salary. Thankfully, a beautiful man gets out of the offending car and promises to pay for any damages, so she has nothing to worry about. But Grace gasps when she realizes who he is?just what is her boss's rival, Maksim Rostov, doing here?
Rafe, a businessman based in New York, had received a request from his Italian father. Go to Sicily, meet someone against whom his father had committed a sin and marry that man’s daughter. Surprisingly his usually arrogant father wasn’t ordering him, but asking him! Feeling bound to help, Rafe headed to Sicily but was attacked by a suspicious couple on his way there. When he turned the tables and subdued them, he discovered that they were an old man and a woman so beautiful she made him gasp! Swayed by her beauty, Rafe ended up kissing her before he knew what he was doing!