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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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by Sapkowski, Andrzej; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Sequel to:The last wish
Topics: Assassins, Fantasy fiction, Polish
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by Simone Elkeles
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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"Rowan had been Isandro Salazar's bride of convenience. But knowing that the Spanish billionaire would never love her as she loved him, her choice was to make her unborn child her priority and then, once he was born, make her dark journey by herself. But in Isandro's eyes, Rowan's decision rendered her a gold digger who had committed the worst possible crime. However he couldn't stop her seeing her baby son--or deny that the passion between them was as raw and intense as ever...."--p....
Topics: Billionaires, Heirs, Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Mistresses, Bachelors, Mate selection, Italians, Man-woman relationships
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by Craven, Sara, 1938-
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"Orphan Marisa was raised by the wealthy Santangeli family. Their only demand was that she marry their son.... Italian billionaire and renowned playboy Lorenzo Santangeli is expecting to receive his money's worth from his innocent wife on their wedding night. But Marisa flees--how can she share a bed with the man who married her solely to produce an heir? Lorenzo vows to bring his virgin bride home--you do not say no to a Santangeli! Once she's back she'll be his completely, and he is...
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Topics: Billionaires, Orphans, Forced marriage, Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Millionaires, Birthfathers, Aunts
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Topics: Princes, Billionaires, Pregnancy, Twins, Marriage
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by Reid, Michelle
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Topics: Greeks, Billionaires, Mistresses, Extortion, Virginity, Marriage
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by Collins, Suzanne
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By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11,...
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by Ellen Hopkins
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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Includes excerpt from Kate Hewitt's "The Sheikh's forbidden virgin"
Topics: Virginity, Secretaries, Billionaires
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by Mortimer, Carole
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"When Skye O'Hara's life is rocked by tragedy, she's reunited with Falkner Harrington--her father's enigmatic business partner. Needing some time to consider her future, Skye has no other option but to accept when Falkner offers her the sanctuary of his home. But as the tension and chemistry sizzle between them, living with the dark-hearted tycoon becomes a real challenge! Especially when Falkner makes a demand in return for his hospitality--his new housemate must become his very...
Topics: Businessmen, Rich people, Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Single mothers, Poor women, Princes, Italians, Arranged marriage, Revenge
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Originally published: New York : Scribner, 2008
Topic: Horror fiction
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Kathryn thought she knew Hugh Parkinson, a charming, rakish playboy who was used to women being served to him on a plate. In his eyes she was just his utterly efficient, slightly uptight assistant. Until she nearly lost the thing that mattered most to her, and unexpectedly Hugh was there to help: he was prepared to "marry" her! But the catch... Hugh wanted this convenient marriage to keep Kathryn not only as his trusty assistant--but "also" to warm his bed...
Topics: Billionaires, Betrothal, Executives
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"Blaise West is Kim Abbott's new boss, and he's even more formidable than office gossip led her to believe. Shy, tall and awkward, Kim's used to hiding in the background--but in Blaise's powerful presence, she feels feminine and desired! It is a heady combination, but she knows she must resist. Especially when her playboy boss makes it plain that he longs to get to know his chaste secretary rather better...but that he will never offer her anything more than a temporary affair...."--p....
Topics: Industrial relations, Secretaries, Man-woman relationships
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by Hewitt, Kate; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Italians, Businessmen, Art therapists, Arranged marriage
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Count Francesco da Luca doesn't like being made a fool of. When his bride fled the marriage bed, he vowed she'd pay the debt she owed him, their wedding night! But Alicia Cross is no longer teh trembling, naive innocent he married, and she won't be pushed around by the masterful count. His runaway bride is proving to be more of a challenge than he anticipated, until he discovers she's still a virgin. The wedding night Francesco wanted is his for the taking!
Topics: Italians, Spouses, Virginity
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by Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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by Banks, Maya; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Silhouette Desire, #1960"--Spine
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Pregnancy, Marriage
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"Harlequin large print"--Cover
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Deception, Deception, Man-woman relationships
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by Balogh, Mary. Handful of gold; Cornick, Nicola. Season for suitors; Courtney, Milan. This wicked gift
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A handful of gold: Not only is Julian Dare dashing and wealthy, but he's the heir to an earldom. So what do you get a man who has everything? Innocent and comely Verity Ewing plans on giving Julian her heart--the most precious gift of all
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Love stories
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by Balogh, Mary; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Includes excerpt from Seducing an Angel by Mary Balogh
Topics: Aristocracy (Social class), Courtship, Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Millionaires, Women journalists, Pregnancy
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by Morgan, Sarah, 1948-
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Topics: Billionaires, Princes, Waitresses, Virginity, Pregnancy
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Topics: Brazilians, Billionaires, Pregnancy, Married people
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by Mayo, Margaret
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"Dione Keristari will do anything to help her sick father. But begging gorgeous Greek billionaire Theo Tsardikos for cash is more than she bargained for. Now he's demanding a marriage contract in return for the money! She has no choice but to agree. However, inexperienced Dione can't handle the attraction between them, and she vows not to share Theo's bed. But Theo's a master in the ways of loving, and soon he has his temporary bride at his bidding--and she's pregnant...."--p. [4] of...
Topics: Billionaires, Forced marriage, Man-woman relationships
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"Thirteen years ago Yannis Markides threw a young princess out of his bed. Even now Marietta's cheeks burn in shame as she remembers her youthful attempt at seduction. Evicting the scantily clad Marietta was the brooding Greek's last act of chivalry. The ensuing scandal destroyed his life and broke his family. Now he's rebuilt his empire, recovered the Markides name...and he's ready to make the princess pay! Marietta owes him a debt. Her virginity is her price..."--p. [4] of cover
Topics: Princesses, Greeks, Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Italians, Single mothers, Inheritance and succession
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Includes excerpt from Kate Hewitt's "The Sheikh's forbidden virgin"
Topics: Billionaires, Revenge, Seduction, Marriage
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by Maxwell, Cathy
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"She'll be his perfect wife ... Preoccupied with fighting Napoleon and making love to his mistress, Brian Ranson has ignored his wife since their wedding. But now that he's become the Earl of Wright, he's ready to fetch his bride back to London. He's shocked to find she's become a bold, beautiful woman, exactly the kind he lusts after ... and she wants nothing to do with him. Gillian, Lady Wright, is desperate to seize the love she's been denied ... but not with her rakish husband! So she...
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical, Man-woman...
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Topics: Greeks, Mistresses, Single mothers, Inheritance and succession
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Special bonus features inside
Topics: Princesses, Pregnant women, Greeks
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Topic: Love stories
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by Morgan, Sarah, 1948-
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"Previously published in the U.K. as The Vasquez mistress."
Topics: Mistresses, Pregnant women, Man-woman relationships
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by Maya Banks
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Topics: Billionaires, Mistresses, Pregnancy
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"Powerful Ryan Wolfe swept Penny off her feet and into his satin sheets. When she fell pregnant, Ryan decided they'd marry at once. But Penny was out of her depth in Ryan's ultraglamorous world. Knowing she'd never be good enough for him, she fled ... A year on, Ryan has finally tracked Penny down. He wants his child, and he wants Penny. Whatever it takes, he'll make her his willing wife!"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Rich people, Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Orphans, Aunts, Italians, Billionaires
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"Harlequin presents--babies galore!"--Cover verso
Topics: Billionaires, Pregnant women, Marriage
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Topics: Mistresses, Man-woman relationships
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by Clair, Daphne
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"Marco Salzano is furious! One moment of passion in the sultry heat of carnaval has had its price. Burning with suspicion and anger, the arrogant Venezuelan is going to track down his errant one-night stand and claim his love child! But he's accusing the wrong woman. Pretending to be her sister, fragile Amber convinces Marco that the baby in question is not his. But when Marco discovers her deception, he vows to take Amber--not as his mistress, but as his bride!"--p. [4] of cover
Topics: Billionaires, Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Spaniards, Mistresses, Pregnancy
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Greek hotel magnate Chrysander Anetakis's former mistress was pregnant? And had amnesia? That meant Marley Jameson didn't remember betraying him by selling company secrets. Or that he'd thrown her out of his life. So he told her a little white lie: they were engaged. Then he swept her away to his Greek island to await the birth of his baby and enjoy her sudden devotion before tossing her out. But he didn't count on Marley regaining her memory so soon
Topics: Impostors and imposture, Pregnant women, Mistresses, Brothers, Amnesia
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"Niccolo D'Alessandro has never seen eye to eye with spirited redhead Daniella Bell. So he's shocked to discover that the mystery woman he's just made love to after a Venetian-style masked party was Dani! Their night together was the most amazing of Dani's life, but with a failed marriage behind her she never wants to wed again. But Niccolo has other ideas.... When Dani announces she's pregnant with his baby, the uncompromising Italian has only one demand: she will become his...
Topics: Billionaires, Pregnancy, Man-woman relationships
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Includes an excerpt from: The heiress's 2-week affair, by Marie Ferrarella (p. [181]-186)
Topics: Millionaires, Corporate lawyers, Spouses, Congresses and conventions
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by Lennox, Marion
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Includes, special bonus feature, "About the author" and an excerpt to the next book in the Royal house of Karedes series: The Sheikh's forbidden virgin by Kate Hewitt
Topics: Kings and rulers, Scandals, Marriage
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Topics: Businessmen, Sportscasters, Mistresses, Virginity, Pregnancy
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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"Mistaken for a mistress"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Islands, Young women, Mistaken identity, Virginity, Deception, Mistresses, Seduction
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"Prince Rafiq de Couteveille believes Alexa Considine to be a money-hungry mistress, and using her to avenge his sister's death will be sheer pleasure.... Lexie can't understand why she's attracted the attention of the Crown Prince of Moraze--she just wants a quiet holiday. But Rafiq is hard to resist, and soon Lexie finds herself bedded by royalty. But to Rafiq's horror and shame Lexie is innocent! Out of duty and honor, he must propose!"--p. [4] of cover
Topics: Princes, Man-woman relationships
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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"Historical romance"--Spine
Topics: Missing persons, Abandoned children, Man-woman relationships
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-232) and index
Topics: Narcissism, Self-acceptance, Mothers and daughters
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Includes index
Topics: Kuklinski, Richard, Serial murderers, Serial murders
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Topics: Billionaires, Man-woman relationships
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by Ross, Kathryn
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"Businesswoman Katie Connor thinks herself immune to notorious womanizer Alexi Demetri.... So when she finds herself falling for him she decides to run. But unbeknownst to her she's pregnant--and will be tied to the ruthless Greek forever! Though Alexi has sworn never to wed again, marry he must to catch his runaway mistress! And with the threat of a custody battle, Katie has no choice but to become Alexi's convenient wife. Trouble is, Alexi won't be content until he possesses her...
Topics: Businesswomen, Custody of children, Man-woman relationships
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by Craven, Sara
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The grandeur of Penvarnon House is where Rhianna Carlow spent her lonely childhood as the housekeeper's unwanted niece. Now she's not the only guest returning for a wedding --billionaire Diaz Penvarnon is back, seemingly as arrogant and ruthless as ever. Diaz has one duty, to keep common gold-digger Rhianna away from the house. So Diaz, descendant of a Spanish pirate, kidnaps her ... and Rhianna finds herself captive on his luxurious yacht, where her inexperience is no match for Diaz's...
Topics: Billionaires, Abduction, Man-woman relationships
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by Browning, Amanda
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Previously published in the U.K. under the title, The billionaire's defiant wife
Topics: Businessmen, Spouses
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Topics: Businessmen, Secretaries
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by Monroe, Lucy, 1967-; Morey, Trish. Back in the Spaniards' bed
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"2 stories in 1"-Cover
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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"Heiress Ashling Fitzgerald has come home determine to prove that she's changed. Secretly she wants to make amends--with the tall, dark housekeeper's son she left behind. But he's not the boy she once knew--Gabriel Burke is now an infamous billionaire! Gabe thinks Ashling is still incredibly sexy. He doesn't want her apologies. Instead he wants her in his bed--he wants revenge.... But once he's got it, Gabe discovers he's so hungry for more...."--p. [4] of cover
Topics: Billionaires, Inheritance and succession, Man-woman relationships
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by Walker, Kate, 1950 May 7-
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"Forced to bed-- then to wed?"
Topic: Forced marriage
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Includes excerpt from Kate Hewitt's "The Sheikh's forbidden virgin"
Topics: Young women, Virginity, Seduction, Businessmen, Pregnancy
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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"She wasn't looking for love ... Her beauty rivaled only by her sensibility, Ventia Lanyon is nearly resigned to spinsterhood, thanks to the enormous amount of responsibility she inherited with a Yorkshire estate, an invalid brother and the lackluster efforts of two wearisomely persistent suitors. Then she meets her neighbor, the infamous Lord Damerel, a charming rake shunned by polite society--exactly the type of man that a woman of quality should stay away from. He wasn't looking for...
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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"Plain, timid housekeeper Michelle Spicer keeps her head down and gets on with the job. She knows her place. Bored and restless in the south of France, Alessandro Castiglione has found himself a plaything. Stripped of her uniform and naked in his bed, mousy Michelle blossoms before him. But she knows she's only the housekeeper--not a rich man's wife. Discarded, disgraced and left with nothing but the child she now carries, Michelle is back in rainy England. Until the Tuscan tycoon decides...
Topics: Billionaires, Housekeepers, Man-woman relationships
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by Hoyt, Elizabeth, 1970-
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"After seven years in hellish captivity, Raynaud St. Aubyn busts into his ancestral home half mad with fever, demanding his due. Can this wild man truly be the last earl's son, thought murdered by Indians? Beatrice Corning is the niece of the present earl and a proper English miss. Yet she has a secret: No real man has ever excited her more than the handsome youth in a certain portrait. Now, suddenly, he's here, in the flesh--and luring her into his bed. Only Beatrice can see past...
Topics: Aristocracy (Social class), Inheritance and succession
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"It's been ten years since Tiarna Quinn humiliating rejected Kate, and she's still smarting. As a famous model she can have any man she wants. But there is something about the coldhearted millionaire that makes her go weak at the knees."--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Models (Persons), Mistresses, Millionaires
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by Fulford, Joanna
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Topics: Vikings, Nobility, Young women, Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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"Prince Rafiq de Couteveille believes Alexa Considine to be a money-hungry mistress, and using her to avenge his sister's death will be sheer pleasure.... Lexie can't understand why she's attracted the attention of the Crown Prince of Moraze--she just wants a quiet holiday. But Rafiq is hard to resist, and soon Lexie finds herself bedded by royalty. But to Rafiq's horror and shame Lexie is innocent! Out of duty and honor, he must propose!"--p. [4] of cover
Topics: Princes, Man-woman relationships
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by Leigh, Lora
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Trilogy of three novels in one volume
Topics: Erotic stories, American, Man-woman relationships
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"As a teenager, Natalie was utterly humiliated when rich, debonair Christo Savas rejected her clumsy advances ... Now, suddenly, she finds herself at the brilliant businessman's beck and call! And she's sure he sees through her aloof manner to her frantically beating heart ... So the little firecracker has grown up! Christo will take what she offered all those years ago--one night to satisfy his desire ... But one night is never enough!"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Businessmen, Man-woman relationships
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"Rafiq Al Kamil, heir to the desert kingdom of Zatara, thinks innocent Gabby will be the perfect convenient wife for his brother. But Gabby isn't as biddable as she first seems ... Now Rafiq will have to persuade her! Except the more time Rafiq spends with Gabby the more he wants her--in his own bed. But when he discovers she's a virgin, the earth collapses under his feet. Suddenly, having her as his mistress is not enough--Rafiq demands she become his bride!"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Heirs, Princes, Man-woman relationships