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Clarissa is on a mission. The Kingdom of Marik needs a prince, and it's Clarissa's job to see that Jack Brown takes on his rightful position--even if he doesn't want to. Is it just Marik and the king that need Jack, or will Clarissa get her prince, too? (Source: Amazon)
"You're not the type of girl who can attract a man. If you get proposed to within the next month, I'll give you a thousand dollars!" Charlotte is a talented graphic designer, who spends her days in baggy jeans with ruffled hair. She knew her best friend, Gabe, doesn't see her as a lady, but if he's going to make such a bet, she can't just take it lying down! Charlotte decides to get back at Gabe by dramatically transforming herself...
Laura Golightly expected her trip to Europe would be pretty dull. After all, helping out an elderly writer on a publicity tour isn't exactly a thrill a minute. On the other hand, trying to stop a cat burglar may be a bit too exciting. Especially if it's her heart he's trying to steal!
A vacation fling was completely out of character for old-fashioned Carol, but her attraction to intriguing, older Marius tempted her to break her own rules. The next thing she knew, though, he'd turned up working at her hospital! Does she have what it takes to attract-much less keep the attentions of-this intimidating, sophisticated, and utterly compelling man? (Source: Dark Horse)
Bought For Revenge, Bedded For Pleasure
The billionaire's bedroom bargain... Jack Maguire was turned away from his father's house and has never forgotten that day—or how much he wanted his stepsister, Sally. Now a billionaire tycoon, by a twist of fate Jack's inherited his father's property-- and has an opportunity to get revenge.... Jack has a bargain to make with Sally, who has grown into a beautiful, desirable woman. She can keep her beloved house...if she will be his mistress on weekends! (Source: fictiondb)
After years of living in her beautiful sister's shadow and losing countless boyfriends to her, Carrie Lockett cannot believe that hunky Shane Reynolds could really fall for her! (Source: MU)
Amelia is a typical bookworm librarian. But she has a secret. At night, she works as a provocatively dressed waitress named Amber. One night as she's working as usual, she spots Tyler, the town's most sexy man, and the guy Amelia has been admiring for sometime. As soon as he sees her, he approaches her, not realizing that she is, in fact, Amelia...! (Source: Mangafox)
Rachel likes Nathan, but he thinks she's a tramp. Rachel's grandmother then asks for Rachel's and Nathan's help to get back her love letters which was stolen that could lead to a scandal. (Source: MU)
"Do you know who I am?" Rebecca, a girl with no memory and a missing shoe, arrives at Angus's private detective agency. She found his business card in her coat pocket, but Angus does not know who she is. Angus invites the shivering and frightened girl into his warm home where he lives with his young daughter. Soon they become powerfully attracted to each other, but on the morning after they first make love, a man claiming to be Rebecca's fiance appears...! (Source: Mangafox)
Revenge, passion, and a convenient marriage… Duke Javier Herrera is a ruthless Spanish billionaire. He’s learnt the hard way never to fall in love. Now he needs a wife if he’s to inherit the family banking business. Grace Beresford is the daughter of a man who’s fleeced Javier of millions, and he sees an opportunity for revenge and a convenient wife. At first, Javier doesn’t care that Grace hates him – all he wants is her body. But then he finds that even this small price is one she refuses to pay…despite their explosive mutual attraction. How long can Grace remain his wife in name only? (Source: Chantelle Shaw's website)
Kidnapped by rebels, Belle Winters discovers her rescuer is Rafiq al Akhtar, Sovereign Prince of the desert kingdom of Q'aroum. Whisked away to his exotic palace, Rafiq expects her to show her gratitude...by marrying him! Rafiq demands Belle perform all her royal duties--both in public and in private. Soon she succumbs to the sultry heat of the desert and to Rafiq's seduction. Belle is no longer an unwilling wife, now she is the sheikh's very willing lover.... Surrender To The Sheikh: He's proud, passionate, primal--dare she surrender to the Sheikh? (Source: M-U)
When Emily Blake innocently kissed formidable Italian count Rafael Di Salis, she didn't know that she was bound by her late father's wishes to marry him. Emily agreed to be the count's wife until she reached twenty-one... Count Rafael has bided his time. He's kept his passions under iron control for two years--his bride was young and he did not want to claim her until she was woman enough to handle him. But now she has come of age, she will be his! (Source: MU)
Susannah is an editor. During a party at a book fair, she sees a portrait of a woman who is wearing the same red necklace as her. Intrigued, Susannah steps closer to the painting, only to be engulfed by a mysterious light that transports her 100 years back in time! To make matters worse, Kane Wilder, CEO of an IT company, who is convinced Susannah is his brother's mistress, accidentally travels with her! (Source: MU)
Living alone in the Colorado Rockies, U.S. Marshal Dan Mason didn't want company. Still, Dan couldn't resist a damsel in distress, especially when a hiking accident left violet-eyed "Angel" on his doorstep with no memory and no identity. Even if sharing his tiny cabin with this mysterious, vulnerable beauty was pure temptation! Angel might not know who she was, but she was sure she'd never encountered a sexy lone wolf like Dan before. He had closed off his heart behind a thorny wall, but Angel could see beyond his gruff exterior. She was determined to bring Dan back to life...though it was going to take more than one steamy kiss to do the trick! Adaptation of English fiction Sleeping with Beauty by Laura Wright.
Volume 1 ~ The Sheikh's Reluctant Bride (Damasareta Hanayome) After her mother's death, Jessica gows up in a foster care believing herself to be an orphan. The discovery of her mother's family in Bha'Khar, a desert kingdom far away from the States, fills her with much wonder and anxiety. As she leaves for Bha'Khar, she is surprised to find a royal jet as well as Sheikh Kardahl, second in line to the throne, waiting for her. To Jessica's amazement, he says, "You are my betrothed, chosen by my family. You are my bride." Volume 2 ~ The Sheikh's Contract Bride (Ai o Suteta Sheikh) Beth would do anything for her twin sister, Addie, who has been betrothed to a sheikh from young age and has led a life of high expectation and heavy responsibility. Beth, unlike her sister, spent a lonesome childhood receiving little attention from her parents. The twins have grown up trusting and depending on each other. As the day of meeting the sheikh nears, Addie confides in Beth with her secret love for another man. To save her dearest Addie, Beth decides to go to the desert kingdom of Bha'Khar, pretending to be her twin sister! (Source: M-U)
Seduced by Matteo, a world-famous actor, the once-innocent Jennifer marries the superstar and starts her own acting career. But at the height of their popularity, their busy lives tear them apart and they go their separate ways. They thought it was over, until they bump into each other on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. Although at first tempers flare, in a moment of passion in the elevator they make love once more. A few weeks later, Jennifer starts to notice changes happening within her body... (Source: Jmanga)
"I won't let him get away with this, that horrible man!" After reading an article that slanders her best friend Sarah, Carrie bursts into an independent newspaper publishing corporation to complain. There she finds a man with gray eyes so handsome, he takes Carrie's breath away. The man seems indifferent to Carrie's anger and, rather than attend to her complaint, teases her. Despite their constant arguing, a special relationship forms between them, but Carrie's painful past means she is too afraid to love again. But they both can't pretend not to notice their passionate love for each other burning within... (Source: MU)
When Francesco Romanelli met Erin Foyle, they were married within days--but it took just a month for their marriage to fall apart— Believing her husband to be nothing more than a cheat, Erin starts divorce proceedings. But though she won't be Francesco's wife, she will never be free of him—she is pregnant with his child. Francesco discovers Erin is pregnant—how dare she keep it from him? If he has his way, the divorce will never happen. He's on a mission to reclaim her—as his wife and in his bed...
Despite being born to a wealthy Greek family, Alesia lived a humble life with her mother after her ruthless grandfather banished them from the family. Then, for the first time in 15 years, Alesia is summoned by her grandfather only to be told he has chosen a man to whom she must marry. He demands she marry Sebastien Fiorukis, the eldest son of another wealthy Greek family. The two families have been feuding for two generations, so what could her grandfather be scheming? But if she accepts this proposal, her ill mother will be saved. Alesia reluctantly agrees, but she didn't know how her new fiancé would treat her... (Source: Jmanga)
from fictiondb: He wants his baby, so he'll make her his bride! To teacher Erin Lavelle, handsome billionaire Peter Ramsey was like a fairy-tale prince. But after two amazing days their affair was over. Peter had thought Erin was different until he discovered her secret. Then seven months later he finds her pregnant. Now there's only one way to ensure his unborn child's security...marriage. Erin's knight in shining armor has returned, this time demanding she be his bride!
It is McKenzie who consoles Natalie at Age 17 when the devastating news of her boyfriend's death strikes her. Seemingly indifferent to her until then, her older neighbor makes her lose herself with a strong embrace and a hot stirring kiss! That one kiss leaves her in a shock as if her entired body has been seared with his seal. Then he says, "Don't forget. I am going to show you what comes next." (Source: Jmanga)
Elinor Lucinda Smith knew it would be difficult to stay calm and professional while nursing Jason Tenby back to health; he was used to calling the shots. Also, she couldn't forget the time years ago when Jason had kissed her passionately... She'd never forgiven Jason for the trouble it had caused. But now he was injured and temporarily blind. For his sake she must keep her identity a secret. However, as she healed him, she tamed him -- and fell for him. All too soon he would be able to see her again -- surely he'd recognize her as the woman whom he'd once considered unsuitable marriage material?
Ally's husband died in a car accident 4 months ago with an unknown woman in the passenger seat. The woman is soon identified as the wife of a well-known Italian duke. Not knowing what to do with her grief, Ally flies to Rome in the hope of meeting the woman's widower and consoling each other over their loss... However, not only is she turned away by the security guards at the gate of the duke's mansion, she is abducted by a man named Gino, who throws her into a prison cell! What is going on...?
Married to the boss... because of his baby... Hebe can't believe she's ended up in her handsome boss's bed. But it seems Nick Cavendish just needed to be with someone on the anniversary of his young son's death. Nick tries to dismiss Hebe in the same way he has all his women. But that's not so easy when Hebe's his assistant and she's got morning sickness! Nick has a change of heart: he's been sent a second chance at fatherhood! But Hebe's heart is breaking, being married as she is for the baby's sake. (Source: fictiondb)
Alessandra works at an advertisement agency in London, and is married to Cameron Calder, a well-known CEO of a large enterprise. The charismatic Cameron always manages to charm anyone he meets, but when he first meets Alessandra, she treats him coldly. Cameron is fascinated by this "cool lady," and asks her to marry him! But Alessandra doesn't know...that this marriage will bring a seemingly endless suffering... (Source: Jmanga)
Christina is a tanned tomboy who works as a crew member on ships. One day she is suddenly approached by a handsome and mysterious man at a Mediterranean harbor town. Why would he choose to talk to her, when there are so many other beautiful girls? He tells her his name is Luc Henri, and she realizes everyone in town knows him by name. He tells her he will see her again before leaving. A few days later, while working on a ship chartered by a royal family, Christina bumps into Luc again...
In the Mister Millionaire series: V.1 - Kekkon no Kokoroe (Expecting the Boss's Baby) "I love you, not as my boss but as a man." It had been 2 months since Kate spent a night of passion with her boss, Michael, whom she secretly loves. But the next day, Michael cruelly tells her that their relationship must strictly be kept to business. Kate cannot forget about that night, and tells Michael how she feels... In fact, Michael grew up in an orphanage. He had a difficult childhood and now finds it impossible to love. Can Kate's love change Michael? V.2 - Kekkon nante Shitakunai (Millionaire Husband) Justin, a genius of the stock trading business is a real scrooge despite being a millionaire. He believes marriage only drains your bank account, and only contributes to charity to evade taxes. While investigating a charity, he meets a poor but charming girl named Amy. However their encounter is cut short when he suddenly coughs up blood and collapses. Amy rushes him to the hospital and while drifting between the borders of life and death, he had a dream: his friends standing at his bed side, sadly mumbling "he only thought of money, money, money", "he never learnt to love anyone". Justin is suddenly swamped with a feeling of deep regret. He prays to God, "please, just give me another chance!" V.3 - Anata no Kioku Alisa has always been with Dylan for as long as she can remember: she gave him her first kiss as a teenager and, later, her virginity. But when Alisa finds Dylan bedding another woman, his cruel betrayal devastates her and she brings a sad end to their long-term relationship. At her worst, an accident befalls her. When Alisa wakes up, she has lost every bit of memory related to Dylan! This is the final story of a high-profile miniseries, Million-Dollar Men, which depicts the romances of self-made millionaires.
Blessed with brilliant beauty and abundant wealth; Lena used to be a princess of the fashionable society until an accident took everything away from her, leaving only ugly scar in her leg. Her husband despised the car and dumped her. "I never trust a man..." Since then, a smile has disappeared from her face and she has withdrawn and lived a quiet life. She never expects that her extremely sexy boss is determined to make her his own. (Source: Mangafox)
Natasha lives to work. Her bitter experiences in the past mean she is disinterested in relationships or marriage, but she agrees to be a bridesmaid at her best friend's wedding. At the engagement party, Natasha meets a man who rudely treats her with suspicion, infuriating her. This arrogant man is Kajim, an Arab sheikh, and best man to the groom. But as their paths continue to cross, and danger lurks in the Arabian desert, Natasha finds her true prince. (Source: JManga)
Virgin heiress, billionaire lover! Ruthless and rich, Cade Lorimer is assigned a very special task by his adoptive father--find his granddaughter! Tess Ritchie has always believed she has no family, so it's a shock when Cade shows up, claiming she's an heiress to a fortune! Tess steps reluctantly into his world of glitz and glamour, then willingly into his bed. But there can be no future for their jet-set affair, for he's a hardened playboy and she is his innocent mistress.... (Source: fictiondb)
Alex hates hearing that she gets preferential treatment as the daughter of the CEO of a top department store, so works harder than anyone else. She is incensed by Jack, the rep of an ad agency who scuffily dressed, visits regarding a new ad and has the nerve to try to seduce Alex! There is no way this kinda guy can work properly...but seeing Jack's presentation the next day, Clara can't take her eyes off him... (Source: M-U)
"Morgan's coming home!" her stepfather cried Those three words should have released a flood of warm memories for Leigh. Instead, thoughts of their last disastrous encounter blotted out the rest. Just when she'd been coming to terms with her awakening feelings, Morgan had seemed intent on resisting the passion that flowed between them. "Why must it be you of all women who tempts me almost beyond endurance?" he'd said. Why couldn't he see that she was nothing like her mother? And why was the thought of seeing him again casting her world into turmoil...? (Source: fictiondb)
When the clock struck twelve, instead of partying hard, wealthy playboy Michael Wentworth was making soft, gooey eyes at a beautiful stranger's newborn. Worse, everyone seemed to think he was the proud papa of Beth Masterson's bouncing baby boy. Heck, he'd only just met the woman when she'd come to his door with information on the missing Wentworth heir! Well... To gain his inheritance Michael did need a temporary wife, and the struggling, unwed mom sure could use a man to set up house with -- and maybe even a happily ever after. But was marriage-resistant Michael ready to be that man? (Source: MU)
Addy Edson was looking for a husband, and she knew just the guy to help her with her search. But what she hadn't expected were the warm, sensuous "practice kisses" that her childhood friend Joe Barrington was bent on giving her --or the way they made her feel... Joe was more than happy to help Addy find a groom, especially since it meant the redheaded beauty would be practicing her sexy charms on him! But how could he convince her that a lifetime of happiness --and nighttimes of passion --could be found in his arms? (Source: fictiondb)
Can one night lead to many more? When tycoon Graydon Gallagher lends Rebecca a shoulder to cry on at her ex-fiance's wedding, she doesn't expect to wake up next to him the following day! Exactly what kind of comfort has he given her? Then Gray makes a proposal -- he wants to take Rebecca on a business trip. But the question still remains: did they sleep together, or did they sleep together? Rebecca has to accept this assignment, not knowing if Gray's expecting to mix business with pleasure. After all, he's the boss -- and he could request her services after hours! (Source: fictiondb)
Sara Kinsale is stunned to be thrown together with a prince of the desert, and even more so to find herself unbelievably attracted to the elusive Sheikh Kahrun bak Samin.... Especially as she's indebted to the sheikh and it's only a matter of time before he demands to be repaid! Kahrun soon names his price -- marriage! He needs a trophy wife, and Sara is already living under his roof. But will she be the sheikh's bride in name only -- or will her marriage duties be a little more intimate...? (From: Shoujo Manhwa Scans)
"My dream is to be happily married!" Helen, filled with the desire to fall in love, visits the Love Mansion, where a legend claims that if any unmarried woman stays at the mansion on her birthday, the next man she meets will be the man of her destiny! However hearing strange noises in the darkness, Helen starts to regret her idea. "It was reckless for me to come here on my own." Suddenly a large shadow appears in front of her! Who could this be...?
When Hilary got a place on the San Francisco Symphony as a flute player, she decides to move into her own place to escape her restricted life with her over-protective mother. Although excited at her new found freedom, it doesn't last for long. The next morning, the quiche she left in the fridge for breakfast was gone, her milk had been used and an unfamiliar bag was in the living room! As she stood confused, a handsome man she had never seen before appeared in front of her and says to her angrily "what are you doing in my house?" (Source: MU)
Allison lives with her uncle, the CEO of a bank in deep financial trouble. Blue Summer, a wealthy farm owner, offers him financial aid in return for Allison's hand in marriage. Allison doesn't want a marriage without love, but nevertheless she travels to Blue's mansion to save her aunt and uncle's business... (Source: Jmanga)
Miles, the British aristocrat, can't get his mind off Maddie, a woman he met a year ago in Australia on a business trip. He wants her so much that he ends his engagement and heads to her homeland! Meanwhile, Maddie desperately wants to have a child, but doesn't want to be tied down with a husband. All she wants is a sperm donor with brains, looks and class so she could raise the child on her own. Maddie's mind is made up... Or is it? (Source : Jmanga)
Taye lived a happy life in a luxurious apartment in London with her friend. That was until her friend left without saying a word, and Taye is forced to advertise for a new roommate to cover the cost of her rent. The advertisement is answered by the handsome but silent Magnus. He is the only one who applies and so she has no choice but to accept him. While Magnus only reveals the fact that he is an artist and nothing else, he pries into Taye's dates and gives her the cold shoulder. He seems to think she is only after rich men from prestigious families... (Source: Jmanga)
Just before her return to England, Holly discovers in her luggage the valuable painting she had sketched earlier. She had become entangled in an unthinkable crime... She was deceived by a man she trusted! Jumping on to a train bound for Rome, she runs into a compartment in the first-class carriage. There, she encounters Matteo, a sharp justice who immediately realises she is on the run. However for an unknown reason, he does not hand her over to the police, and instead takes her back to his mansion. As he confiscates her passport, she starts to worry about what lies ahead...
Begging for Prince Tariq Shadad ibn Zachir's mercy is the last thing Faye wants to do. She hasn't seen Tariq for a whole year...since their ill-fated wedding. But as Faye's brother remains imprisoned in her husband's country of Jumar, she learns that only Tariq has the power to grant his freedom. Faye expects her meeting with the man she married to be difficult, but Tariq's ultimatum takes her breath away: become is mistress and her brother will be released. As her decision takes her to the Middle East, her bitter feelings for Tariq begin to change, and she becomes more than just a mistress to this powerful Sheikh.
Anna is a doctor at a clinic in a small village. During one busy summer season, Sam, Anna's childhood acquaintance and rival, comes to help out at the clinic. He is now a TV-celebrity doctor, and although Anna is glad of the extra help, he can't film the clinic for his show! They can argue about absolutely anything, but she cannot let Sam know that her heart flickers with feelings of desire whenever he shows her his masculine side... (Source: M-U)
Dr. Ramon Cortero's patient, Nurse Noreen Kensington, has a serious case of heartache. Maybe the only remedy is a dose of old-fashioned tender loving care from the seductive doctor! But Ramon's stormy history with Noreen made him the one man she didn't want rescuing her now that she was ill. When truths about the past are revealed, Ramon is determined to make things right with the woman who's haunted his dreams for so long. But will this patient doctor be able to mend Noreen's broken heart before it's too late?
They had shared a beautiful affair. Then Briony had learned the shattering truth. Although she had been deeply in love with Kieron, a reporter then, he had wanted her only for a newspaper scoop. It was painfully ironic to Briony that his calculated lovemaking should have resulted in such a beautiful baby boy... It was no less ironic that Kieron Blake should now be Briony's new boss at the Daily Globe. One look at little Nicky told him the truth--and set them on a collision course. Either she married him or he took her son away! (Source: fictiondb)
The summer of her 22nd year. That was the last time Princess Karina experienced freedom. She is about to have a political marriage for the sake of her royal family. Before she is forced to marry a man whom she does not love, she wishes to experience love. It seemed her wish might just come true. The tall and handsome Jack Santini comes to live in the estate as a bodyguard. Karina falls for the talented and charming Jack, and wishes, just once, that she could kiss the man she fell in love with for the first time... (Source: Jmanga)
It's the social season, and 17 year old Emma heads to London, with her family's hope of finding a rich husband weighing heavily on her shoulders. One night, a mysterious man approaches her. A refined handsome face, curly black hair and deep blue eyes... Emma falls in love at first sight and shares with him her first kiss. 12 years later and now a widow, Emma visits the Earl of Greyston to discuss the marriage of her stepdaughter. It is the Earl's younger brother who is betrothed to her stepdaughter, but the Earl never shows himself. While staying there, Emma spots the man she kissed all those years ago in a portrait on the wall...! (Source: Jmanga)
She was his pregnant mistress... Two years ago, Freya Addison fell for sexy billionaire Zac Deverell. He gave her everything money could buy, and more pleasure in the bedroom than she'd thought possible. But when Freya announced she was pregnant, Zac threw her out. Now she'll become his wife! When they meet again, the passion between them is as strong as ever. Zac whisks Freya away to Monaco and back to his bed, where he'll get his answers! If the baby is his, he'll make Freya his wife.... (Source: k-harlequin)
Kitty has an ulterior motive for applying to work as a live-in chef for Darius Speed, a world-famous movie director. Darius is a thief! He is planning to make a film based on a script he stole from Caro, an elderly woman who helped Kitty in her time of need. But Caro has no evidence, which is why Kitty decides to infiltrate Darius's home to get the script back. But looking into Darius's beautiful eyes, Kitty finds it hard to believe this man is capable of such a thing.... (Source: Jmanga)
Catherine knew her sister meant well, but a blind date with a famous, handsome tycoon was not exactly what she needed. Zack Freeman was equally annoyed when his best friend defied him to leave work behind for a moment and have a little fun. When they met, Catherine saw desire in Zack's eyes, and it was clear he found her irresistible. Both were surprised to find their blind date turn into one unforgettable night with consequences that would change both their lives!
Sheikh Najib blasted into Rosalind Lewis's life and staked a sultan's claim on her son! Her denial of the boy's royal lineage was met with deaf ears -- and relentless kisses. When danger threatened, mother and child were whisked into Najib's exotic world, a faraway place where protection meant marriage. But with every night in the arms of her sheikh "husband," Rosalind's secret threatened to surface. Would the truth bring a bitter end -- or a heartfelt vow? (Source: Shojo Manhwa Scans)
A fake engagement with despicable man! Berrie meets her stepbrother Dawson whom she detests so much at her friend's party. A billionaire Dawson, with his still arrogant and domineering attitude, proposed her with an unexpected offer. Which was to act as his "fiance" for a certain amount of time...
Small-town girl Trudy Baxter is ready to take on New York City. She's looking for excitement, adventure...and incredible sex! She wants to experience every little thing -- and every type of man -- the city has to offer. Her first target -- sexy Wall Street hunk Linc Faulkner. Only, once she gets Linc into her bed, she's reluctant to let him go.... Linc Faulkner has never met anybody like Trudy. She's so spirited, so sexy, so damn uninhibited! She's his every fantasy in the flesh. Only, Linc knows he's just the first man on Trudy's sexual wish list. So what else can he do but convince her that he can be any man she'll ever want -- and the only man she'll ever need.... (Source: fictiondb)
"Come with me," her husband demands. Stacia hasn't seen Rico in over a year but he hasn't changed at all. His arrogant attitude, his alluring eyes... The free-spirited art lover Stasia and the workaholic billionaire Rico fell passionately in love, but Rico's sister's cruel lie ruined everything. But when his sister is involved in a serious accident she calls for Stacia. Perhaps she is trying to make up for what she did? Stasia makes her way to Sicily, where memories of love await her. (Source: MU)
Angie has played dumb under the stage name of Angel with her drop-dead gorgeous looks. Freshly divorced from her cheating millionaire ex-husband, she is through with all that and is ready to start a quiet life in a beautiful Italian Villa, an alimony from her ex. But there is one thing that annoys her. Vittorio, the former owner of the estate does not try to hide his disdain for her whom he believes to be a "dumb glamor girl." Disagreeable he may be, she must seek his cooperation to preserve the renowned, "best lemon grove" in Amalfi... (Source: MU)
Penny-Rose, a stone mason in the Principality of Castaliae is summoned by the Queen. She asks Penny-Rose to marry the prince... but only for one year. To succeed the throne, the prince needs to marry a woman of "unimpeachable virtue". Startled by such a sudden request, Penny-Rose hesitantly accepts. Despite knowing he is to marry another after her, she is slowly drawn to the prince, and eventually falls in love... (Source: Jmanga)
Marla and Jaicey are twin sisters. They were separated at birth and reunited 24 years later, but Jaicey asks Marla to keep it a secret. She doesn't want her loving adopted family to know about Marla yet. Jaicey's brother, Jake, regards his sister's new "friend" with suspicion and is mean to Marla, but she is just happy to have a family of her own, after years of loneliness. How could she have known that more suffering awaits her...? (Source: MU)
To Karen Aylward, newspaper magnate Hal Chissolm was a monster. He'd refused to marry Kirsty, her pregnant twin sister, so that Kirsty had given up their son at birth--to be adopted by Karen. Then Kirsty was fatally injured in a terrorist attack. And from her deathbed she had told Hal about their child. It was the first Hal had heard of him. He wanted the son he had never known and he threatened to take him away unless Karen agreed to marry him. To her he had seemed to be a man of no feeling, yet clearly he was--and the feelings he aroused in Karen were equally intense .... (Source: Shojo Manhwa Scans)
"If you ever set even one foot in my kingdom...I'll take you away and put you in the world's most beautiful cage!" This is a bittersweet memory of Jasmine's ex-lover, Sheikh Tariq. When she visits his desert homeland, he sweeps her away to his rose-colored palace, as promised. She dreams of reconciling her love for him, but will Tariq's heart want her back without knowing why she left him once before?
Laura and Gabriel were passionately in love - even though she was the daughter of a wealthy family, while he was a mere stable boy. But when Laura's parents reject the penniless Gabriel's proposal to marry their daughter, he disappears in despair. 7 years later, Laura is burdened by huge debts left by her late parents when Gabriel, now a successful and wealthy investor, appears before her. He is not the man she used to know, as he coldly declares: "I bet you never thought this day would come. When our positions are reversed!" (Source: eManga)
The wanting... When Molly transformed herself into a striking redhead, the entire male population of Sydney stood up and took notice! But her new look was for Liam Delaney's benefit alone; she loved him and she wished he felt the same about her. However it was passion that Molly inspired in Liam! And the fact that he thought she had another male admirer only made him desire her more. Though Molly had never rushed into a physical relationship with any man, perhaps the time had come for seduction? Madeover Molly might be, but deep down inside the was just an inexperienced virgin... (Source: fictiondb)
Mandy lives a peaceful life with her parents and her adopted son Josh, the child of her best friend who died 3 years ago. However her quiet life is jeopardized when a man suddenly visits her. This refined and dignified man is the 2nd prince of Castile, Prince Stephen! Josh's father, who was the crown prince of the Kingdom of Castile had passed away, and the prince claims Josh is the rightful heir to the throne. "I'll never hand over my son!" Standing by her promise to her friend, Mandy decides to do everything in her power to stop the prince. Source: mangaupdates
Dara helps her godfather, Harrison, with his campaigns for a U.S. presidential election. Being blessed with beauty and intelligence, she soon gains popularity as Harrison's poster girl. But it also means she is a target of political enemies. Therefore, Harrison hires one of the best bodyguards for her-- Ridge Jackson. Dara is stunned when she sees his shadowy gold eyes. How seductive he is... Isn't it more dangerous to be with this sexy guy than to be a target of political rivalry? (Source: MU)
Clarissa is a daughter of an aristocrat, but after losing her parents at a young age, she spent a lonely childhood in boarding schools. And now, even her guardian uncle is gravely ill. If her uncle was to pass away, according to law she would lose all of her inheritance. To prevent this, she must marry, but her unpleasant, gold-digging cousin will not leave her alone. She decides to devise a plan and offers a proposition to a bankrupt 2nd son of an Earl; "Elope with me in return for my £10,000 inheritance!" (Source: MU)
When Olivia married Greek millionaire Dimitri she believed their love would last forever. However, her happiness lasted only for six months when she discovered her husband had a lover, and even a child with her. I cannot stand sharing my husband with another woman! Since then, three years have passed. Olivia now travels to Italy to see Dimitri again, but only to sign divorce papers. But when she sees Dimitri, who is as attractive as he was three years ago, she realizes she still loves him... (Source: MU)
An Honorable Thief
Kit Smith, honoring her father's dying wish, has moved to London to pose as the niece of Rose Singleton, a member of the ton. Kit can't imagine what influence her gambler father exerted to bring about Kit's introduction into polite society. Hugo Devinish, a second son, went to sea as a cabin boy and is now a prosperous merchant and ship captain. He decides to attend a party in town to check up on an heiress that his young nephew is courting. Meeting Hugo at a party, Kit wonders why he wishes to dance with her—until she overhears him explaining his mission to a friend. Kit muses that they must be talking about her. So, the family watchdog has been dispatched to investigate her, eh? Kit thinks it's not very charitable of him to describe her as "a chit with more hair than conversation." But more than that, she wonders why he thinks she's an heiress? Still, if he wishes to dance with a simpering simpleton, she can well oblige him!
Cesar Villon de Falcon: the world's finest racing-car driver and Monaco's most notorious playboy. But a terrifying crash has left him fighting for his life. Sarah Priestley: the enchanting woman at his bedside, who has a secret she hopes will help revive him--Cesar has a son! The little boy who has his daddy's eyes gives Cesar a new lease on life. But it is his convenient marriage to Sarah that has the potential to make this courageous man whole again.... (Source: fictiondb)
Lizzy has taken second place to her beautiful sister, Maria, for too long. One day, Maria dies in a traffic accident and Lizzy decides to adopt her sister's orphaned son, Ben, whose father is unknown. Since then, she has been living a happy life as a single mother. But one day Prince Enrico comes to claim Ben, saying his deceased brother is Ben's father. Ben is the only heir to the throne of his principality. "I have nothing to live for but Ben!" Lizzy firmly refuses Prince Enrico's claim.... (Source: fictiondb)
Millionaire bachelor Grant O'Hara thought the pretend marriage ceremony was just another Mardi Gras festivity until he and Cheyenne Tarantino were pronounced legally wed. Grant wasn't ready to settle down, and he'd only just met his wife. But, since nothing could be done until morning, Grant saw no reason not to play honeymoon with his shy, beautiful bride. But Cheyenne sure did. She'd long ago vowed to save herself for her real wedding night. Still, Grant's thoughtfulness and irresistible charm were wearing her down. And soon, Cheyenne was wondering how she could turn their one-night marriage into forever....
In the Yuuwaku sareta Hanayome series: 1. Boukyaku no Kanata no Rakuen (Enticed by His Forgotten Lover) 2. Nikui noni Koishikute (Wanted by Her Lost Love) 3. Ai wo Shiranai Hanamuko (Tempted by Her Innocent Kiss) 4. Ai wo Kobamu Daifugou (Undone by Her Tender Touch)
Savannah lives in the world of love and romance as a bridal coordinator, and the man who believes in none of it is Dash, a divorce lawyer. With completely opposite views on marriage, they clash over Savannah taking on Dash's sister's wedding! Whose position is stronger...and who can prove it?
Wish #1—Nothing. Megan likes her life just as it is—predictable and safe. Wish #2—No, really. Nothing! Who is this mysterious guy who keeps trying to make her make wishes, anyway? Wish #3—Well, he's kind of cute. And he is willing to make her wishes come true—if only Megan will let him.
Eve has to accompany her father to a party held in a luxurious hotel and curses her unfortunate life as a daughter of a ruthless tycoon. Her role is to blandish a businessman who is planning to take over her father's company by seducing him with her youth and beauty, to maneuver the deal in favor of her father. By the time an irresistibly attractive man comes into view, Eve is fed up with everything. Defeated by his temptation, Eve shares a passionate kiss with him, not knowing that he is the man who she has to sweeten tonight! (Source: fictiondb)
Millionairess Kathryn is preparing for what is being called the wedding of the century. It is not a marriage of love, but her father believes they are a good match. Everything is turned upside down, however, when she finds out her husband-to-be is only after her fortune! Her father is still none the wiser. Throwing off her wedding dress, Kathryn decides to run away from her wedding, with the help of Jonah, a man she meets in the garden. She offers Jonah a deal: "Marry me"—and their strange but thrilling elopement begins! (Source: JManga)
The outside world must be so exciting! Princess Vanessa, of Volzemburg Kingdom, will become queen one day, and she's lived a life without freedom. Even when she visits New York on her royal duties, all she can do is smile elegantly and adhere to her strict schedule. As a 20-year-old young woman, she tires of her restrictive life, but with the help of a friend, she manages to escape for a few days. Walking through this exciting city, eating junk food and falling in love...all for the first time. But the clock keeps ticking and her time will soon run out! (Source: MU)
Something About Emmaline
Tired of evading matchmaking mama's and his grandmother's constant pleas for a granddaughter-in-law as well as great grandchildren, Baron Sedgewick- Alexander Denford finally acquires a wife. His wife is retiring, sickly and accomodating, in other words, perfect. That is why she lives secluded in their country home. She also corresponds frequently with Alex's grandmother. However when bills from the baroness starts appearing from various shops in London, Alex vows to get to the bottom of it. As his wife is only a figment of his imagination.What exactly will he find in London? (Source: M-U)
After her beloved mother's death, Honor faced a lifetime of loneliness... In the presence of others, she holds back her tears and strives to keep her mother's restaurant going, but her tears won't stop flowing when she is alone. "Are you alright?" a kind voice asks. The voice belongs to a man named Trace. Even though they have never met, Honor is comforted by his gentle eyes and warm hands. She is quickly drawn to this man, until she finds out the brutal truth. Trace befriended her for a purpose. Not only that, Honor begins to discover the secret behind her own birth... (Source: Jmanga)
"You've been chosen to date a billionaire!" Beth is startled to receive such a phone call. It appears her neighbor entered her in a competition without telling her! The prize is a date with Kane, a famous billionaire, but Beth is not interested and rejects this golden opportunity. The news reaches Kane and his heart is ignited-- no woman could ever reject him, could she? His pride hurt, Kane vows to win over Beth's heart! (Source: MU)
Wife by Agreement
"Hannah, will you marry me?" The proposal from Ethan, a man she loves, should have been the happiest moment of her life... If the marriage wasn't just a contract. Hannah was hired as a nanny after Ethan's wife passed away, then Ethan asks her to be "a mother to his children." Hannah wants to be loved as a woman, but it seems Ethan cannot forget about his late wife... When will he realize Hannah's true feelings? (Source: Jmanga)
When Lauren Martin had set out to get an exclusive interview with Cole Adams, millionaire owner of a recording company, she hadn't anticipated them making headlines—as a couple. But their relationship had ended bitterly six months later, when Lauren realized their lives were taking very different paths. Since then, she'd resumed her career and reshaped her life. Until her editor assigned her to get the inside scoop on Cole's impending marriage—an assignment that Cole had specifically asked that Lauren cover! Lauren knew she didn't have a choice about doing the article, but she sure had a choice about the way she'd conduct herself with Cole—she'd be cool and professional. After all, those heady days—and nights—they'd shared were definitely yesterday's news... (Source: MU)
Yvain has been working as a maid in the Sandell household since she was 15. One day she accompanies her employers on a luxury cruise ship. Who would have thought the ship would sink! Yvain is swept away by the strong currents of the sea... When she awakens, she finds herself on the Island of Lions, where the mysterious yet alluring marquess, Juan, lives... (Source: MU)
The Three Marriage-Hating Brothers
In the Kekkon Kirai no Sankyoudai series: 1. Onzoushi no Yuuutsu (御曹子の憂鬱, The C.E.O.'s Unplanned Proposal) Cinderella by Mistake! When a case of mistaken identity landed Katie Canton in the Braddock world of wealth and power, she couldn't resist the temptation to mingle with the famous family. Especially fascinating eldest brother, Adam. Getting the commanding C.E.O. to loosen up was a worthy cause—until Katie realized the danger of opening her heart to a man whose master plan did not include Ms. Nobody from Nowhere! The unshakeable Adam was all shook up—and a slip of a woman was to blame. Mysterious Katie had tilted his ordered world off its axis. Would the man who had everything recognize the one gift money couldn't buy—a lifetime of love? 2. Koi wa Butoukai de (恋は舞踏会で, The Playboy's Office Romance) Spoiled... Braddock! Lara Richmond couldn't believe that irresponsible playboy, Bryce Braddock, would be CEO of Braddock Industries—and Lara's new boss. Surely the tabloids' favorite Braddock brother would grow bored without his fast cars and faster women? Lara wasn't about to examine why the thought of enduring Bryce's maddening presence every day caused her heart to beat faster! Bryce reveled in the chance to prove his right to the Braddock legacy. And to provoke no-nonsense Lara Richmond. Until one intense encounter hinted that their battle of wills hid an earth-shattering passion. It was time for a new corporate strategy—a takeover of the heart! 3. Lady e no Kaidan (レディへの階段, The Blacksheep's Arranged Marriage) The Braddock blood ran fierce and true in Peter Braddock. Yet his scandalous past kept the youngest Braddock sibling from feeling he really belonged in the elite society his family ruled. Perhaps that's what made him defend shy, awkward Theadosia Berenson—the ugly duckling debutante—and landed him in trouble that led to a marriage proposal! Thea knew Peter felt honor-bound to propose. But the perpetual wallflower couldn't say no to the man who stirred her secret fantasies. Though she tried to hide her tender feelings, one kiss revealed a shocking desire between them. Would the spark ignite a fire—and lead two lonely hearts home? (Source: fictiondb)
Back in her lush, beloved Carramer, Carissa Day purchased the perfect B and B for raising her babies-to-be. Trouble was, an aristocratic "intruder" proved she'd been swindled -- her new home was actually his royal lodge. Worse, he proved to be Carissa's teenage crush, Eduard de Marigny, Marquis of Merrisand -- now more irresistible than ever.
Quincy wouldn't have seen this coming in her wildest dreams. What ordinary girl-next-door would? One minute you're sitting down to tea in your kitchen, talking with a friend, and the next-the man of your dreams comes knocking at your door, and he's looking for YOU. Quincy never expected to be swept off her feet by a gorgeous, world-famous pop star, but now that it's happening, she's not sure she's the right one for him. Swept up in the glamorous thrill of it all, Quincy is worried that it's all happening a little too fast, not to mention her concerns that she's really not the right girl to call a sexy superstar her boyfriend. It's a good thing for Joe that his desire to be with her is as strong as his star appeal! (Source: Dark Horse)
Till death us do part. A solemn wedding vow, and one Lord Deverell's young bride ardently wishes to bring about - sooner rather than later! Only minutes after the wedding, Alexandra is brandishing a pistol at her husband, accusing him of ruining her father and killing her brother. So Deverell makes one more, wholly unexpected, vow: that he's completely innocent of both crimes and will prove it. (Source: MU)
"Love is just a waste of time!" claims Valerie, a successful company executive. Always cool and collected, she even acts calm at the news of her father's critical illness. However her father's physician Colby sees through Valerie's cold exterior to discover a tender loneliness. He becomes attracted to the tough acting yet frail Valerie. One day, seeing her weeping quietly, he embraces her and comforts her with a kiss. Valerie don't have to hold back her tears when she is in front of Colby. While desiring each other deeply, an invisible wall continues to divide the career-orientated Valerie, and Colby, who longs for a traditional woman. Will their love eventually break through this wall? (Source: Jmanga)
Eve was spoken to by a gorgeous, sexy guy at a party for celebrities. It was Luca Cardelli. "He hasn't changed a bit…" Eve met him once ten years ago, but it seems as if he doesn't recall it. No wonder. He just gave a dream ticket to Eve, who was an unpolished teenager back then. But after they meet a second time, Luca is more determined than ever to have her. Even though she is now a TV broadcaster, she still doesn't fit into his upper-class world…!
Alex's life was moving in a dream direction. A beautiful prima ballerina with a promising career, she had long ago sacrificed many things—including her first love—to pursue her dream of dancing on the world's most prestigious stages. When fate strikes Alex a terrible blow, and a devastating injury leaves her unable to dance. As if the loss of her hard-earned career wasn't enough, Alex is shocked when the first visitor to call on her in the hospital is Scott - the man whose love she denied to pursue her dream to dance. Will fate strike another devastating blow to the fallen ballerina, or does Scott have something more to offer her than a regretful look at a long-lost love? (Source: Dark Horse)
Prince Stefano was a man most girls could only dream of meeting. And now the very handsome-and very eligible-bachelor has come to America in search of the girl he will someday make his bride! Hope Jordan's prince had finally come-but there is no happy ending in sight. Her royal suitor needs a wealthy wife to save his country from ruin, but Hope has nothing to offer Stefano except her love. Hope Jordan was the first woman to capture Stefano's soul, but will he give up his kingdom for her love? (Source: Dark Horse)
The Rich, the Ruthless and the Really Handsome
In the Hijou na Koibito series: 1. Nessa no Hanayome (The Desert Sheikh's Captive Wife) [Fujita Kazuko] 2. Ano Asa no Wakare kara (The Greek Tycoon's Defiant Bride) [Momose Natsu] 3. Yuuwaku no Chess Game (The Italian Billionaire's Pregnant Bride) [Ogoshi Natsue]
The convenient bride... with a shocking secret When his personal assistant asked for extended leave, Greek billionaire Alexei Drakos was extremely inconvenienced. He relied on Billie Foster for everything—running his life, even getting rid of his girlfriends. Little did Alexei know that Billie had left to have his baby! In fact, he didn't even remember their passionate night and he had no idea she was pregnant! With Billie gone, there was something missing in Alexei's glittering existence. When she returned, he needed to offer her something special to make her stay—maybe a wedding ring of convenience? (Source: MU)
Volume 1: Boss to Hisho no Juunikagetsu (Shattered by the CEO) CEO Rand Kincaid had never been coerced—until his entire future was at stake. Under the stipulations of his father's will, Rand had to rehire Tara Anthony as his assistant. It was either get along with the one woman who'd dared to leave him first, or lose his family empire. But before Tara would accept, she gave Rand her own demands. She wanted a second chance, with Rand back in her home and bed as her lover. And nothing prepared him for where this arrangement would lead. (Source: MU)
Helen, who lost her parents when she was young, was raised by her aunt. However, her aunt's business has gone bankrupt and now they're desperate. They receive an invitation from Earl Bridgemere, the patriarch of Aunt Bella's family, to his annual Christmas party. Aunt Bella usually declines, but she has no choice this year. The two decide to attend the party to ask the earl for help, but upon their arrival Aunt Bella collapses. Helen seeks assistance from an attendant... who turns out to be Earl Bridgemere himself! (Source: Harlequin/SB Creative Corp.)
Annie and Etienne meet each other working for a French winery. The two instantly fall in love, but Etienne is somehow caught up in violence and loses his life. Nine years later, Annie is the owner of a tearoom located in a small British town. She still holds her feelings for lost Etienne, but recently another man has started to approach her. He is Michael Harding, the bestselling author and landlord of Annie’s tearoom. Although he has been her landlord for years, Annie somehow has never met him in person. Michael looks nothing like the gentle Etienne Annie fell in love with 9 years ago. Yet somehow she sees the two men overlap...
‘Twas no laughing matter... When fleeing an odious arranged match, the Lady Elizabeth Hayward found herself under the protection of famed court jester Richard Tarleton. But even disguised as the fool’s boy apprentice, there was no hiding the fact that she’d fallen hopelessly in love! Though Tarleton’s ready wit had won him royal favor, his tongue was tied in the presence of the sweet-voiced Elizabeth—at least about things that truly mattered. For how could he offer the queen’s own goddaughter a gift so lowly as his own foolish heart? (Source: MU)
Every night Sarah sings at a nightclub under the stage name Sabine. But Sarah dreams of being an opera singer. Though she isn't enamored with the scandalous outfits she has to wear or dealing with the club's wealthy clientele, Sarah sings as Sabine in exchange for operatic rehearsal time at the venue. Despite her general disinterest in the club's clients, she is taken with Bastiaan, a Greek businessman who shows up backstage at her performance one day. She knows he can only be interested in the persona of Sabine and not the real Sarah, but her heart beats faster all the same. (Source: Harlequin/SB Creative Corp.)
Demetri Kastro has dark suspicions about Joanna, the young and very attractive woman who has escorted his father home to Greece. Though the elderly millionaire is ill, Demetri is certain Joanna isn't what the doctor ordered! However, Demetri's attempts to dig beneath Joanna's coolly beautiful exterior reveal few clues as to the nature of her relationship with his father. She's giving nothing away... except an unwitting sexual attractiveness that Demetri finds hard to resist... (Source: MU)
Elissa and Helen are determined to have their vengeance after their sister Lucy is betrayed by her fianc�. They decide that their stepbrother Jack should pretend to be Lucy's new fianc�, and make her former lover jealous. Even though they are not blood-related, Lucy cannot imagine Jack being her lover. Her sisters try to persuade the hesitant Lucy by telling her, "you are destined to be with Jack". This is true, if one believed the legend of the "Mansion of Love". Lucy finally starts to see Jack, not as her brother, but as a man...
Manga adaptation by Masako Watanabe, based on Kay Thorpe's novel "Master of Morley." He wanted an heir more than a wife! The rigid conventions of Morley Grange had driven Emma's grandmother into exile when she had dared love a man beneath her social station. Now Emma had returned to her ancestral home and found love with the present master of Morley. Only Emma wasn't at all sure her grandmother would have approved! For although Emma loved Craig Stafford deeply, he had proposed to her only because he wanted a son and she satisfied his family's standards. Would marrying him be the worst mistake of her life? (Source: fictiondb)