On the first day of Christmas…Finding herself in bed with her childhood love after being jilted at the altar by another man wasn't exactly Casey Oakes's idea of a merry Christmas. But she knew she wouldn't have wanted to spend her «wedding» night alone–even if Jake didn't love her.He got a wife… After he and Casey were caught in compromising positions, Jake had proposed. But love had made a fool out of him once, so he told himself that it was only lust his new bride inspired… And a surprise! Until the stick turned pink and Casey was congratulating him on his impending fatherhood!
A Companion to Plutarch offers a broad survey of the famous historian and biographer; a coherent, comprehensive, and elegant presentation of Plutarch’s thought and influence Constitutes the first survey of its kind, a unified and accessible guide that offers a comprehensive discussion of all major aspects of Plutarch’s oeuvre Provides essential background information on Plutarch’s world, including his own circle of influential friends (Greek and Roman), his travels, his political activity, and his relations with Trajan and other emperors Offers contextualizing background, the literary and cultural details that shed light on some of the fundamental aspects of Plutarch’s thought Surveys the ideologically crucial reception of the Greek Classical Period in Plutarch’s writings Follows the currents of recent serious scholarship, discussing perennial interests, and delving into topics and works not formerly given serious attention
A minister's daughter and unwed teen mother: five years ago Hannah Woods had been the talk of Hickory Ridge. Her little girl was the light of her life, though Hannah was unable to forgive the one who'd loved her – and then left. Todd McBride had left town a boy and returned a man with a quest: to find the woman he still adored and ask for a second chance.But Hannah's secret – a child he'd never known about – threw his plans into a tailspin. With Christmas rapidly approaching, it seemed the time for love and forgiveness was at hand….
The RancherCort Brannt, the handsome heir to the Skylance Ranch empire, has women throwing themselves at him, but this eligible bachelor sends them on their way, until a pretty, vivacious neighbour catches his attention. – Christmas Cowboy – Eight years ago, Corrigan Hart wasn’t the marrying kind, but he’d desired innocent Dorie Wayne. He was too much for her to handle and she’d fled to New York. Now Dorie is back, older, wiser, and the sparks still fly…A Man of MeansFrom the moment rancher Rey Hart first set eyes on Meredith Johns, he was mesmerised. She came to work on the ranch as a cook and soon the hot-tempered cattleman just didn’t want to let her go!
Can he find his son a mummy for Christmas? Ever since Italian CEO Luca Berettini tragically lost his wife, he's been dedicated to keeping his sick son happy and healthy. But when Dino asks a charity to grant him a wish, Luca's Christmas is turned on its head!Gabi Parisi is moved by Dino's letter and desperate to help the boy, whose experience reminds her of her childhood. She's swept away by Dino and his handsome, loving single dad but has no idea how to grant Dino's wish – until Luca makes her a very special Christmas proposal…
Babies will love the bright, festive pictures in this soft cloth book, from the friendly snowman to Santa Claus flying across the night sky in his sleigh. The pages are easy for little hands to grasp, and crackle when squeezed for added excitement. A lovely gift in a smart presentation box for baby’s first Christmas.
Alina's Christmas Wish List:1) Spend the holidays in Crested Butte, Colorado.2) Move to the U.S. permanently.3) Find Eric Sepulveda under her tree.Seems fate has other plans for Alina Allinova, though. As charming as Eric is, his dark good looks don't exactly match her trusted grandmother's prediction that her happiness depends on a fair-haired man. And even though she and Eric share great chemistry, they're getting surprising resistance from both their families.Plus, her time in the U.S. is limited. Some Christmas this is shaping up to be! But it is the season of miracles…when not every matchmaker's prediction comes true!
Indulge your fantasies of delicious Regency Rakes, fierce Viking warriors and rugged Highlanders. Be swept away into a world of intense passion, lavish settings and romance that burns brightly through the centuriesOvernight, Delia Keller went from penniless preacher's grdaughter to rich young heiress.She's determined to use her money to find the security she's always lacked. building herself a new house by Christmas is her first priority. But hsome Jude Tucker is challenging her plans her heart. . . .The former Civil War chaplain hasn't felt peace in a very long time, he has a hard time letting go of his past. But as Jude gets to know the spirited Delia, he longs to show her what true Christmas joy means.In the rugged Texas Hill Country, he'll reach for a miracle to restore his faith. . . give Delia his love for all seasons.