Best of
Romance

1995

Vivid


Beverly Jenkins - 1995
    When she is offered the chance to set up a practice in the small all Black community of Grayson Grove, Michigan she leaves her California home and heads east. The very determined Viveca is one of the few nineteenth century Black women to graduate from the prestigious Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania but she needs more than determination to face down handsome Nate Grayson, the Grove's bull-headed mayor.Nate Grayson goes to the train station expecting Dr. V. Lancaster to be a man. When the lovely dark-skinned Viveca introduces herself he is speechless, then wants her back on the train and out of his town. It's 1876 and women aren't supposed to be doctors, men are. However he isn't prepared for her stubbornness and fire, nor for the vivid way she heals, then steals his heart.

Tonight & Forever


Brenda Jackson - 1995
    Returning to her roots in Texas seems to be just what the doctor ordered...until she meets real-life physician Justin Madaris. Lorren has vowed never to give her heart to another man, but she can't stop herself from responding to the handsome widower's sensuous whispers of love...

Born of Night


Sherrilyn Kenyon - 1995
    Expertly trained and highly valued, the League Assassins are the backbone of the government. But not even the League is immune to corruption . . .Command Assassin Nykyrian Quikiades once turned his back on the League—and has been hunted by them ever since. Though many have tried, none can kill him or stop him from completing his current mission: to protect Kiara Zamir, a woman whose father’s political alliance has made her a target. As her world becomes even deadlier, Kiara must entrust her life to the same kind of beast who once killed her mother and left her for dead. Old enemies and new threaten them both and the only way they can survive is to overcome their suspicions and learn to trust in the very ones who threaten them the most: each other.

The MacKade Brothers: Rafe and Jared


Nora Roberts - 1995
    Appealing as ever, no even lovely Regan Joners, the town's reserved antiques dealer, was immune to Rafe MacKade. Regan claimed her plans didn't include relationships with rebels, but her reaction to The Return of Rafe MacKade - and his sizzling kisses - said something quite different.Attorney Jared MacKade had his pick of women. His dealings with Savannah Morningstar were strictly business, but thoughts of the outragious, direct and sinfully sexy woman kept him coming back for more. With Savannah's incendiary attitude, plus The Pride of Jared MacKade something - good or bad - was bound to erupt.

Don't Die, My Love


Lurlene McDaniel - 1995
    Now both are in high school and deeply in love. Luke, a talented football player, is almost certain to receive an athletic scholarship to a top college. And no matter what her parents say, wherever Luke goes, Julie intends to follow. When Luke can't shake what he thinks is a virus, Julie persuades him to see a doctor. Luke's test results are alarming, but Julie believes their love is stronger than anything. Can love survive, now and forever?

Charity


Lesley Pearse - 1995
    Separated by the authorities from her younger brothers and sister, Charity is sent out to work as a skivvy in a boys' boarding school. Her loneliness and misery are eased when she falls deeply in love with the dashing but fickle sixth-former, Hugh Mainwaring, but when she discovers she is pregnant with Hugh's baby she soon realises just how alone she really is.Determined to be reunited with her siblings and to make something of herself, Charity runs away to London and begins to forge a new life.

Naked in Death


J.D. Robb - 1995
    Robb's number-one New York Times-bestselling In Death series, featuring New York homicide detective Lieutenant Eve Dallas and Roarke. It is the year 2058, and technology now completely rules the world. But New York City Detective Eve Dallas knows that the irresistible impulses of the human heart are still ruled by just one thing: passion. When a senator's daughter is killed, the secret life of prostitution she'd been leading is revealed. The high-profile case takes Lieutenant Eve Dallas into the rarefied circles of Washington politics and society. Further complicating matters is Eve's growing attraction to Roarke, who is one of the wealthiest and most influential men on the planet, devilishly handsome... and the leading suspect in the investigation.

Only For You


Hannah Howell - 1995
    Now, she gives is her most exciting novel yet: a medieval tale set on the untamed Scottish border, where a man and a woman risk their hearts on the stormy battlefield of love!As wild as the rugged north country where she was raised, Saxan Honey Todd has sworn to avenge the murder of her twin brother. Recklessly, she gallops across the English countryside in pursuit of the man she believes to be his murderer: Botolf, Earl of Regenford.As hard and unyielding as the armor he wears in battle, Botolf is irresistibly drawn to the impetuous beauty who has come to wage war with him. Saxan stirs his passion to the point of madness. . .but to love her would be madness indeed.Now, as a desperate enemy stalks him and the greensward runs with innocent blood, Botolf brings Saxan to his castle. . .as his bride. But Saxan needs more: to fight by Botolf's side and triumph over the danger that surrounds them--as the beloved mistress of his very heart and soul.

The Return of Rafe MacKade


Nora Roberts - 1995
    Cleaned up and successful now—and still dangerously good-looking—Rafe MacKade sets the town on fire, and tongues wagging.Lovely newcomer Regan Jones is intrigued; what kind of man could cause this sort of talk? She's just about to find out....

Brentwood


Grace Livingston Hill - 1995
    Their death leaves Marjorie well provided for but terribly lonely. Soon she is consumed with the desire to find the family she has never known. But how can she find them when she knows nothing about them--and when Evan Brower, her handsome, wealthy neighbor, seems determined to make her forget about her unknown family entirely?Then Marjorie finds a letter from Mrs. Wetherill, written shortly before her death, in which she tells Marjorie her real father's name and last known address! And so Marjorie's search begins--a search for a family to call her own; a search that will ultimately change her life and bring her a love more wonderful than anything she has ever known.

Love Slave


Bertrice Small - 1995
    Come morning, her sister, carrying another man's child, resumes her place and Regan is spirited away to a nunnery.But a more exotic fate awaits the fiery Celtic beauty: Regan is sold to a slave trader. It will be her destiny to come under the tutelage of Karim al Malina, master of the erotic arts, who will mold Regan -- now renamed Zaynab, the beautiful one -- into a Love Slave fit for a Moorish king, though the pair break the first rule of teacher and pupil . . . they fall in love.But Zaynab is not Karim's to keep. She is given to the Caliph of Cordoba, who vows to love her . . . and pleasure her as no younger man can. Yet Regan still longs for her one true love, Karim al Malina, and vows that, somehow, their fates must be reunited . . . .From the Trade Paperback edition.

Man of the House


Joan Jonker - 1995
    Eileen Gillmoss, a colourful character with a smile forever lighting up her face was the life and soul of the party. Today was the day she'd prayed for and dreamed about. After five long, lonely years, her prisoner-of-war husband Bill would be coming home, back to the open, loving arms of his wife and children. But the man who comes back from the war is a complete stranger to her. It isn't only that Bill's appearance has changed. It's his remoteness, his flinching from her touch that Eileen can't cope with. Now, Eileen, who is always there to lend a shoulder to cry on, is the one in need. But who can she turn to? No one can give her what she craves most... her old husband back. She wants him back where he belongs, as the man of the house.

Undeniable


Francis Ray - 1995
    But that was beforea trumped-up assault charge set the whole town--and thewoman he loved--against him. With a heart full of pain, Logan fled Stanton--and the bittersweet memories of the passion he and Rachel had shared.UnforgettableWhen Rachel met Logan, she thought she'd found the perfectlove--until he betrayed her and her family. Now, eight yearslater, he was back--more arrogant and dangerously seductivethan ever. And this time the stakes were higher. For Loganclearly wanted revenge. He also wanted Rachel.Undeniable

Red


Erica Spindler - 1995
    Everybody told her so--the ladies who snubbed her at Opal's Cut 'n Curl, the boys who hurt her and used her, the family who didn't want her. But Becky Lynn had dreams. And when it came time to dream for real--or die a slow death in Bend, Mississippi--Becky fled to a world where dreams do come true.Jack Gallagher wanted to be a somebody--he wanted to be the top fashion photographer in the world. He wanted to be bigger than the father who denied him, better than the half-brother who claimed all their father's love. And he was getting there

Someday Soon


Debbie Macomber - 1995
    He thrived on the challenge, the rush that came with putting his life in incredible danger. No woman, he told himself, could make him feel the way he did after a successful mission—no matter how beautiful she was.So why was he standing on a cold pier like a lovelorn teenager, hoping for a glimpse of Linette Collins?But then he saw her, and the sight of her took his breath away. The wind whipped her lustrous dark hair about her face, and she lifted a finger to wrap a thick strand behind her ear.The smart thing to do was turn around and walk away as fast as his feet would carry him. He'd gotten what he wanted. One last look at her. His curiosity should be satisfied. But even as his mind formulated the thought, Cain knew that just seeing Linette again could never be enough

For the Roses


Julie Garwood - 1995
    In Blue Belle, Montana, everyone knew better than to mess with the Claybornes. The brothers had once been a mismatched gang of street urchins—until they found an abandoned baby girl in a New York city alley, named her Mary Rose, and headed west to raise her to be a lady. They became a family—held together by loyalty and love if not by blood—when suddenly they faced a crisis that threatened to tear them apart....Trouble came to town with one Lord Harrison Stanford MacDonald. Armed with a swagger and six-shooter, he cut a striking figure—but it soon became apparent to Mary Rose that he was too much of a gentleman to make it in her rough-and-tumble town. She asked her brothers to teach him the basics of frontier survival, which he acquired with ease. And soon he possessed a deep and desperate love for Mary Rose. She returned his affection wholeheartedly... until MacDonald revealed a secret that challenged everything she believed about herself, her life, and her newfound love. Now her search for identity and meaning would begin, raising questions that could only be answered if she listened to the truth within her heart....

Until Tomorrow


Rosanne Bittner - 1995
    Then robbers burst into the bank where she was making a withdrawal, and took her captive. They intended to take Addy into the country and have their way with her. But one of them was former Confederate soldier Parker Cole, who swore to protect her--and win her love.

Heart of the West


Penelope Williamson - 1995
    So when Gus McQueen, a cowboy with laughing eyes and big dreams, presses her to elope with him to his Montana ranch, she is ready. But nothing has prepared her for the harsh realities of frontier life, or for the unpredictable hankering of her heart--and least of all for the fact that almost from the first moment she sets eyes on Zach, Gus's dashing, ne'er do-well brother, she knows he's the one she was destined to love. Brought up to be a lady, Clementine determines not to let the frontier--or her marriage--defeat her. She devours life, befriending the town prostitute, defending Indians, and suppressing her heart's desire, until Zach forces her to face him and make her choice. On a vast canvas dotted with memorable characters and one rousing adventure after another--shootups, storms, a mine explosion, an attack by a rabid wolf, Penny Williamson has created an irresistible work of fiction that combines the heroic and gritty appeal of westerns like Lonesome Dove and Streets of Laredo with the romantic enchantment of The Thorn Birds..

Apache Runaway


Madeline Baker - 1995
    Yet when the Indians took him prisoner, he was in danger of being sent to the devil -- until a green-eyed angel saved his life.APACHE RUNAWAYFor two long years, Jenny Braedon had prayed for someone to rescue her from the heathen savages who'd enslaved her. And even if Ryder was a half-breed, she'd help him in exchange for her freedom. But unknown perils and desires awaited the determined beauty in his strong, arms, sweeping them both from a world of tortured agony to love's sweet paradise.

Savage Illusion


Cassie Edwards - 1995
    On a trip through the Montana Territory, the young maiden's fantasies suddenly become reality when she meets a warrior named Spotted Eagle. But a secret enemy threatens to separate them forever and make their love nothing more than a savage illusion.

Midnight Sons Volume 1: Brides for Brothers and The Marriage Risk


Debbie Macomber - 1995
    He considers himself immune to the charms of any woman--until Abbey Sutherland shows up in Hard Luck, anxious to start over, and with two adorable kids in two!The Marriage Risk: Charles O'Halloran falls hard for Lanni Caldwell. Though he's not the marrying kind, she might just convince him to risk taking the leap. Then he discovers she's the granddaughter of the woman who destroyed his parents' marriage.

A Voice in the Wilderness


Grace Livingston Hill - 1995
    When a ragged man happens across her in the middle of the night, she believes help has arrived--but he turns out to be even more threatening than the wilderness, and Margaret runs from him in desperation. Lost once more, besieged by the elements, terrified by the howling of wild beasts around her, Margaret wonders how she will survive.Enter Lance Gardley, a handsome young cowboy who rides out of the darkness to save Margaret's life--and together they discover a new understanding of true friendship . . . and love.

Trust Me


Jayne Ann Krentz - 1995
    Someone had to pay the bill, and she wasn’t going to leave until she had a check from Sam Stark. It wasn’t her fault he was jilted at the altar.Stark can’t believe he’s sharing details of his life with a caterer. He’s a private person, not one to have long, meaningful conversations with a complete stranger. So when Desdemona asks him, on a whim, to join her that evening for a play…he surprises himself by saying yes. A much bigger shock awaits—he’s about to meet Desdemona’s unusual family…

Forever in Texas


Jodi Thomas - 1995
    Sanford Colston left his hometown of Saints Roost to hire its school a new teacher—but instead found himself stuck at the Dallas train station, robbed of the clothes off his back. It was clear to Ford that this thief wasn't your ordinary outlaw—and he was right. Hannah was a beautiful woman on the run, desperate for a disguise that would help her escape her dangerous past. But when fate forced their paths to cross again, Ford couldn't let Hannah get away twice. Ford wanted to help his charming young bandit, but didn't know how—until she had a most exciting idea. Hannah could hide in Saints Roost. Back in the strict little town, Hannah made quite a first impression...and, with Ford at her side, learned that sometimes life offers second chances...

Love Song


Sharon Gillenwater - 1995
    Yet shortly after her arrival, Andi's old high school friend Wade Jamison helps her to realize she needs inner healing as well. In the weeks that follow, as Andi's strength grows, so do her feelings for the rancher who has captured her heart. But can she convince him that their relationship will withstand the demands of her career? Or will their romance be as fleeting as a beautiful Love Song?

Fire and Ice


Diana Palmer - 1995
    The arrogant tycoon vowed that Margie's sister would not marry his younger brother, and Margie was just as determined that the wedding would take place. Margie expected Cal's assault but not the cynical game of love he played with her on his lavish Florida estate. Suddenly Margie was gambling with her sister's future—and her own—with a passionate adversary who made his own rules... until he met his match.

The Witness


Sandra Brown - 1995
    But she doesn't dare reveal her true identity or that of her amnesiac passenger to the authorities. Instead, she plans her immediate escape. Her perilous flight begins.The best public defender in Prosper, South Carolina, Kendall had stumbled upon the town's chilling secret--and her marriage to one of the town's most powerful men became a living hell. Her only hope for survival is to flee. Now Kendall is a terrified mother trying to save her child's life...a reluctant witness who knows too much about an insidious evil...and a woman who knows too little about her own heart.

The Miracle Man


Sharon Sala - 1995
    The Miracle Man by Sharon Sala released on May 25, 1995 is available now for purchase.

Pride and Prejudice (Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 6)


Clare West - 1995
    Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence. Introductions at the beginning of each story, illustrations throughout, and glossaries help build comprehension. Before, during, and after reading activities included in the back of each book strengthen student comprehension. Audio versions of selected titles provide great models of intonation and pronunciation of difficult words.

Daemon's Angel


Sherrilyn Kenyon - 1995
    She was trapped in a temptress;s body, tormented by untested passions, and doomed to lose any man she desired. Yet even as Arina yearned for the safety of the pearly gates, she found paradise in the arms of a Norman mercenary. THE SINNER The villagers said Daemon was the devil's son, but he was only a man plagued by strange dreams—visions of a tantalizing beauty who enchanted him like no other. Then the enticing stranger appeared in the flesh, and he vowed nothing between heaven and earth would keep them aprat. But to savor the joys of her very own angel, Daemon would have to battle demons—within and without—and risk his very soul for love.

Maris


Grace Livingston Hill - 1995
    Then disaster strikes - Maris's precious mother collapses and becomes dangerously ill. Maris turns to Tilford for comfort and understanding only to encounter a haughty decree: The wedding must go on as planned, whether her mother lives or dies! Indignant, Maris begins to doubt Tilford's love and character - especially when a handsome friend from her past shows her real love and support.But the final blow comes when Maris finds herself enmeshed in a dangerous plot - formulated and executed by none other than Tilford himself! Now Maris sees the agonizing choices she must make... but is it too late?Grace Livingston Hill is the beloved author of more than 100 books. Read and enjoyed by millions, her wholesome stories contain adventure, romance, and the heartwarming triumphs of people faced with the problems of life and love.

Sioux Splendor


Rosanne Bittner - 1995
    Learning that an innocent Native American boy is to hang at the hands of vengeful miners, preacher's daughter Cynthia Wells sets out on the rescue and is amazed when the imprisoned Red Wolf turns out to be a handsome, full-grown man.

Brides for Brothers


Debbie Macomber - 1995
    Population: 150 (mostly men)--but growing! Because the O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to Hard Luck!Sawyer O'Halloran-- He's the middle brother. Pilot and part owner of Midnight Sons. And, if the truth be told, he's not entirely in favor of this scheme. But he considers himself immune to the charms of any woman--he's adamantly against marriage and he's not too sure about love!Abbey Sutherland-- Single mother of two adorable kids. Veteran of one bad marriage. Wants a new beginning--not a new romance. She responds to the Midnight Sons ad and is delighted to accept their offer. But there's a complication--or two. She hasn't told the O'Hallorans she's arriving with children!

Savage Rage


Cassie Edwards - 1995
    Journeying to her brother's ranch in the Kansas Territory, Hannah Kody thrills in the freedom and beauty of the land and falls in love with future Patawatomis chief Strong Wolf, but the ranch's brutal foreman threatens their budding romance.

Bliss


Judy Cuevas - 1995
    She was determined to improve herself, but was often baffled by exclusive turn-of-the-century high society. Nardi de Saint Vallier was a gifted young Frenchman of noble blood who had given up his passion for sculpting. Hell-bent on self-destruction, he resigned himself to a life without beauty—and an engagement without love.Then Hannah came into his life. They met during a Normandy summer on the grounds of an old French chateau. Hannah was cautious, but intrigued by the somber Frenchman. Nardi thought the American girl hopelessly naive. But slowly her indomitable spirit cast a ray of light upon the darkness in his soul—and opened both of their hearts to the infinite possibilities of love.

Robin's Diary


Claire Labine - 1995
    Based on a General Hospital storyline, this book lets you experience a young woman's coming of age through her own heartfelt story of love, romance and family ties in the turbulent 1990s.

Wild Bliss


Cassie Edwards - 1995
    A beautiful half-Indian, half-white young woman, Dawnmarie Garrett flees for her life when a band of renegade Sioux kill her English father and she prays that White Wolf, her warrior lover and Chief of the Chippewa, will save her.

Scandalous


Donna Hill - 1995
    Yet few know the desperate secret that has haunted her for so many years…a secret that her powerful family will do anything to keep hidden forever.When Vaughn meets business tycoon Justin Montgomery at a Washington D.C., fundraiser, the desire that flares between them soon sweeps her into a passionate and reckless love affair. But the liaison ends abruptly when Justin decides to run against her in the election. Shattered by his betrayal, Vaughn vows never to let a man into her life…and her heart…again. What she doesn't know is that Justin unwittingly holds the key to her past, and to the love that binds them together….

Straight for the Heart


Marsha Canham - 1995
    Quick and vicious...just the way I like it sometimes."She risked everything to play a man's game in a man's world. As the elusive, mysterious Montana Rose, she was known as the queen of the Mississippi riverboats, a sensual and dangerous Southern beauty who was willing to gamble everything, even her life, on each cut of the cards.Intent on calling her bluff, the equally devious and dangerous Michael Tarrington is determined to teach the fiery lady gambler a lesson in seduction. But instead, the rakishly handsome Yankee finds himself swept into her world of illusions, treachery, and smoldering passions that threaten to cut Straight for the Heart.

A Secret Infatuation


Betty Neels - 1995
    Tempting advice - dared Eugenie take it? A country unbringing had taught her to be practical...not to cherish romantic dreams about tall, handsome strangers! But a chance encounter one misty day in spring changed all that. Eminent surgeon Aderik Rijnma ter Salis was a very special man - he made Eugenie's life seem brighter, full of exciting possibilities! But with the gorgeous Saphira at his side, could Aderik's feelings for Eugenie ever be more than strictly professional?

A Christmas Wish


Betty Neels - 1995
    With little experience, she hadn't expected to find a job so easily, let alone one that still bought her into contact with her former boss, the eminent Dutch surgeon, Haso van der Eisler.Of course, his frequent visits to the school had more to do with his goddaughter, Nel, than her own limited attractions. Nel was a lonely fatherless girl and that Haso should marry her glamorous mother seemed obvious to all but Olivia's stubborn heart.

For Always


Bette Ford - 1995
    But when she clashes with powerful Detroit attorney Quinn Montgomery about his troubled teenage daughter, Heather is unprepared for the tender yearning she senses beneath the handsome widower's commanding exterior...and for the answering hunger in her own heart.

The Color of Love


Sandra Kitt - 1995
    Leah Downey was a brilliant young commercial artist moving up fast on the Manhattan career track.

Chase the Sun


Rosanne Bittner - 1995
    Vowing to avenge himself against the Native Americans who killed his family, Captain Zack Myers finds his determination faltering as he becomes closer to Iris Gray, the beautiful daughter of a colonel, who seeks peace in the Wyoming Territory.

Destiny


Nancy Covert Smith - 1995
    TOO FAR FOR DELANNA TO BE DISCOURAGED BY JEALOUS TALK AND CRUEL SNUBBING FROM THE OLDER WOMEN--WHOSE HUSBANDS OBVIOUSLY FIND DELIGHT IN DELANNa'S YOUTHFUL BEAUTY.

Deep in the Heart


Sharon Sala - 1995
    So she runs to the safety of her tiny Texas hometown, and to the sweet, haunting memories of John Thomas Knight. A dedicated small-town sheriff as tender as he is tough, John Thomas was Samantha's best friend, her first love—and now he is her only chance. Fate has carried them down different roads, but the fire has never died—and the passion flares white-hot the moment their eyes meet again. But this time Samantha must trust the proud, strong, devastatingly handsome lawman with more than her heart—she must trust him with her life. Because there is another man who wants her, and he's waiting for the right time to strike. And the next sweet, sensuous kiss she and John Thomas share could well be Samantha's last.

Winds of Catawba: Sequel to the Women of Catawba


Laurie Stahl - 1995
    Set in post-Revolutionary War days, this novel continues the saga of the men and women whose faith and strength tames the American wilderness.

Wild Embers


Anita Bunkley - 1995
    The year is 1943, and Janelle has defied the prejudice of the white medical establishment by working in prestigious private practice. But when a wealthy old woman in her care dies, Janelle no longer can go it alone to save her career. She needs the help of Dalton Graham, a brilliant white civil rights lawyer. In a legal battle that will test her courage and scar her reputation no matter what the verdict, she finds herself fighting not only for her future but against a dangerous attraction she has for this man. Because everyone is needed for the war effort, black fighter pilots are training in Tuskegee, Alabama, and black nurses are to be employed there. Janelle makes the long journey from Ohio to the still rigidly segregated South - and discovers both the promise and the peril of being on the crest of change that is gaining momentum in the nation. In the passionate arms of Lance Fuller, a black fighter pilot and a man of dazzling charm, she overcomes her suspicions of secrets he will not reveal. And in the face of the disaster that strikes when her headstrong brother Perry is accused by the army of murder, she again must put her trust in Dalton Graham despite the forbidden feelings that flare between them. Sweeping from the sleet-covered streets of Ohio to the red clay of Alabama to the skies over North Africa, with a memorable heroine and superbly drawn characters, Wild Embers brings to life a piece of our American past that never should be forgotten. In interweaving vividly imagined people with actual watershed historical events, AnitaRichmond Bunkley again shows herself to be a storyteller of irresistible strength and artistry.

Rosamunde Pilcher: September / Voices in Summer / The Carousel


Rosamunde Pilcher - 1995
    The invitations summon home the group of people Violet Aird has cared for most in her long life. The oldest, strongest and wisest of them all, she sees Alexa, her vulnerable granddaughter, find love for the first time, while the decision to send her little grandson away to school is driving parents Edmund and Virginia even further apart. Far from them all is Pandora, the glamorous, exciting girl who ran away twenty years before. All will converge on Scotland this September.Voices in the SummerLaura never feels as if she fits in with her husband's side of the family. When she stays with them in Cornwall to recuperate after an operation, the unseen presence of his first wife and daughter are ever present to destroy her tranquility.The CarouselReturn to the sun-drenched settings of The Shell Seekers and the rich emotion of Coming Home, as Rosamunde Pilcher takes you on an unforgettable journey of the heart. It is the passage of a young woman from a relationship that has become too tame and predictable to the excitement of a new life brimming with possibilities and the thrilling promise of love.

Malibu Summer


Jane Claypool Miner - 1995
    This novel features an innocent yet independent young heroine, all the glitz of the star-studded Malibu colony, glamourous characters, and lots of romance.

Love Me, Love Me Not


Cameron Dokey - 1995
    For some it's the boy next door. For others, it's the Mystery Date--the one they'll never forget. When Kristen lost her twin sister Jeanine in a freak accident, she loses part of her soul. Then she meets Josh, who gives her a rose that never dies and wants her soul for all eternity. Featured at ABA and ALA.

True Betrayals


Nora Roberts - 1995
    It is from her mother, Naomi, whom Kelsey thought long dead. When she discovers the truth - that her mother is alive and has just been released from prison - Kelsey journeys to Naomi's horse farm, and the two start the fragile process of getting to know each other. It is there that she meets Gabe Slater, a handsome gambler who sets off a powerful reaction in her. But their newfound relationship will set in motion a shocking series of events that puts Naomi's future - and Kelsey and Gabe's very lives - at risk.

Holiday Cheer


Rochelle Alers - 1995
    In Alers' "Fresh Fruits", an art expert falls for the head of a Manhattan private school while planning a Kwnazaa extravaganza together. And Benson's "Friends and Lovers" rings in the New Year with a story of two Atlanta attorneys who are close friends--but could be more.

The Heart's Calling


Tracie J. Peterson - 1995
    But trouble has a way of finding Pamela no matter where she is. As she schemes to accompany her new friend Zandy Dawson and her mine-owner husband back to Colorado, Pamela's wildest dreams could not contain what lies ahead. But Pamela also could not imagine a friend as strong and dependable as rugged Jim Williams, or a faith in God that she will test to the limit. As she seeks to find herself amid the scourges of the sagebrush, will Pamela ever realize her true heart's calling?

Maverick Heart


Joan Johnston - 1995
    Years after she is driven from England to the new world frontier, Lady Verity Talbot reencounters her lost love, the vengeful Miles Broderick, who is unaware that Verity desperately seeks their missing child.From the Paperback edition.

The Pony Wife


Beverly Bird - 1995
    As a woman surrounded by superstition, she struggled to gain the trust of her people through kindness and devotion. As a woman of beauty and passion, she was forced to divide her heart between the needs of her tribe and the one man who dared to love her. And as a woman of great power and strength, she vowed to challenge the winds of fate that brought the white man into her people's world, threatened to destroy it forever. Hers was a special destiny of love, course and pride known only to...The Pony Wife.

A Kiss In The Dark


Meryl Sawyer - 1995
    Top journalist Royce Winston is determined to get even with her former lover, a powerful criminal attorney who ruined her father in court. But when Royce is framed for murder, her only hope lies with the enemy.

Shadows On The Water


Elizabeth Cadell - 1995
    An English widow unexpectedly tangles with a murderer in the very best circles of Lisbon.

On The Way To Heaven: She Was Sent From Heaven To Save A Marriage Made In Hell


Tina Wainscott - 1995
    But there's a catch. She's been returned to earth in the body of another woman-Hallie DiBarto, the selfish, dazzlingly beautiful socialite wife of a wealthy California resort-owner.Suddenly, Chris is thrust into an unfamiliar world of glittering prestige and angry secrets. As she struggles to hid her identity and make a new life for herself, she learns the terrible truth about Hallie DiBarto. And when she finds herself falling for Jamie DiBarto-a man both husband and stranger-she discovers that miracles really can happen.

The Wrong Twin


Rebecca Winters - 1995
    But like the answer to a prayer, her twin sister Kellie comes to her rescue. Kellie, recently married, insists Abby go to her husband's ranch in Montana for a few weeks to rest, consider her options, plan for the future. There's a problem though: Abbey's never met Max Sutherland, Kellie's husband. And for some reason, Kellie hasn't told him she's got a twin sister. Still, Max is supposed to be away on business for a month... But Max comes home - to find the wrong woman in his bed. A pregnant woman who looks just like his wife. His wife, who's disappeared...9 MONTHS LATER: Pregnant...and on her own!

Amelia's Intrigue


Judith A. Lansdowne - 1995
    A MARRIAGEABLE LADY.Miss Amelia Mapleton felt certain that Mr. Anthony Talbot possessed a hidden flaw. If all the doting mothers of the haut ton called him a catch, why had no one caught him? He was certainly the handsomest man in Almack's ballroom and, she would soon discover, the most elusive.IS IT A MATCH...OR A BATTLE OF HEARTS?Anthony was captivated by this minx with the sparkling eyes and lips that simply asked to be kissed. Unfortunately, he had other plans for his London visit--and they didn't include getting leg-shackled.Now his friends were in a muddle and of a like mind: they were determined to lead this lonely lord to wedded bliss. But they didn't know of Anthony's mysterious mission in town...a mission that could ensnare an unwitting Miss Amelia in a tender trap of candlelight, danger, and thrilling romance!

The Prince of Cups


Yves Fey - 1995
    He was her destiny, the lover foreseen in the tarot cards, the arrogant aristocrat who paid her in golden coin. She was married, he was betrothed--unions arranged by man, mocked by lust. She would risk everything to reach his heart--even if it meant giving her body...and soul...Theirs Was A Star-Crossed Passion.He was the exile, returned to Florence to enter into a forced political marriage--his dying mother' s last request. Antonio di Fabiani was surrounded by enemies in Savonarola's city, which seethed with holy intrigue and Borgia spies. Here trust was lethal, love just another manner of betrayal, and seduction merely a game. Until he met Veronica, the Gypsy temptress whose touch could heal, and whose kiss set his soul afire, demanding a total surrender he could not deny...Here, amid a backdrop of assassination and seething intrigue, is the tumultuous story of a love ordained by destiny, and a union no earthly power could destroy.

Midnight Bride


Marlene Suson - 1995
    But his cold resistance to Rachel's sensuous charms spurs the desperate lady to abduct the aloof and arrogant lord in a misguided attempt to force his hand. ACTS OF LOVE Bitter experience has taught Westleigh to mistrust beautiful women--and his brazen capture by the ravishing Lady Rachel only confirms his low opinion. But the discovery that Rachel's life is in serious danger convinces the stubborn Duke to reexamine his warring feelings--and to finally open his guarded heart to desire--and a glorious, perilous love.

One Bright Morning


Alice Duncan - 1995
    The last thing she needed was a bullet-ridden, half-dead stranger riding into her front yard. As she nursed Jubal back to life, Maggie realized that this enchanting and handsome man was also dangerous. . . .

Morgan's Wife


Lindsay McKenna - 1995
    Risking my neck was as natural to me as breathing, and I'd never needed anyone to watch my back. Especially if she was a woman--and hotshot Pepper Sinclair.The MissionIf rescuing those closest to me meant taking on a partner, then so be it. But Pepper's fearless strength and feminine vulnerability made a man think of other things besides getting the job done. And it could all be lost in this dangerous gamble…Morgan's Mercenaries:Love and Danger, #1Four missions--save Morgan Trayhern and each member of his family. Four men-each battling danger. Would rescuing their comrade and his shattered family help them discover the glory of love?

The Ghost and Lady Alice / Duke's Diamonds (2-in-1)


Marion Chesney - 1995
    In The Ghost and Lady Alice, a mistreated scullery maid is transformed into a lady by the ghost of a duke, while in Duke's Diamonds, an orphan and her canine charge inherit a fortune in precious gems.

The Hunt For Samantha


Tom Bradley - 1995
    Obsessed with finding the truth, Scott rejects his adoptive parents and starts his search for his long-lost sister.

Texas Wedding


Catherine Creel - 1995
    Claire had dreamt of Rand's return, imagined a broken man begging for forgiveness. But when he did return--to find his unkissed bride in a delectable state of undress--he didn't look like broken man. And he sure as hell wasn't begging for anything.After six long years, Rand Logan had come home to claim his bride.Tossed into a storm of longing, hurt, and humiliation, Claire was as angry as a polecat and just as hard to hold. But nothing could chase Rand away now. Not Claire's spitfire defenses, not his mission to bring a man to justice (and especially not the white-hot desire ignited by the love that had long ago branded them both (.

Savage Heaven


Kathleen Drymon - 1995
    But Danielle Hansen isn't ready to settle down with the farmer she has reluctantly agreed to marry. She fears the loss of her freedom, and the surrender of her body and soul to a man's touch. Then, in a breathtaking moment of terror, Danielle is kidnapped by a band of renegade Sioux...and becomes the prisoner of their great warrior chief.He is called Wind Dancer. And he has seen her before, in a long-ago vision. He gives her the name Silver Dove and initiates her into a world of ancient ritual and boundless desire. A stranger and wonderful destiny has brought them together, but it will take a woman's courage and a man's passion to fight for a love that demands all they have to give...

Reason to Believe


Kathleen Eagle - 1995
    But their marriage could not endure deception - or the betrayals of a tormented, searching soul. And now, though time and pain have torn them apart, they reunite for the sake of their troubled teenaged daughter - embarking upon a rugged winter journey across sacred land in symbolic remembrance of Ben's Lakota anscestors...and to reclaim something beautiful but lost - and as eternal as the stars.

Dreamcatcher


Dinah McCall - 1995
    Unable to free herself from her husband's obsession, beautiful Amanda Potter retreats into her own dreamworld where a comforting lover adores her. But Jefferson Dupree, a man searching for the woman he knows is his destiny, is determined to create for Amanda a reality more fulfilling than any dream. "A gripping, emotional story that satisfies on every level."

Stolen Hearts


Andrea R. Cooper - 1995
    In her pursuit of justice she's had to give up her identity, her name, and any chance at love. When Crystal is forced on a blind date with the cop who is investigating her, she plays a dangerous game of hearts that could land her in a prison cell. Kade is in search of a new life, after losing his partner. He's taken a new job, in a new city, and met a new girl. In order to keep his fresh start, he will have to catch an elusive thief targeting one of the largest corporations in the country. Desperate to forget the failures of his past, Kade has no intention of failing. But secrets can’t be hidden forever.

La Flamme


Constance O'Banyon - 1995
    But when her father was murdered by men wearing the Blackthorn crest, Sabine fled to Paris, where she became an actress known only as "La Flamme". Sabine's attempt at revenge would draw her close to Garreth, her enemy--yet her only true love.

Gemini Heat


Portia Da Costa - 1995
    Surrounded by an atmosphere of relentless humidity, Deanna and Delia find themselves rivals for the attentions of Jackson de Guile - a wealthy entrepreneur and master of power dynamics - who draws them both into a web of luxurious debauchery. Their erotic encounters become increasingly bizarre as Deanna and her twin vie for the rewards that pleasuring him brings them...

Until I Die Again


Tina Wainscott - 1995
    But there’s a catch. A big one. She’s been returned to earth in the body of beautiful Hallie DiBarto, the soon-to-be-ex wife of a wealthy resort owner.Thrust into an unfamiliar world of glittering prestige, Chris struggles to hide her identity and make a new life for herself. But the self-destructive Hallie left a legacy of dangerous secrets and angry people for Chris to deal with. And when she finds herself falling for Jamie DiBarto—a man both husband and stranger—her new life becomes wonderful and precarious. Because lurking in the past, both hers and Hallie’s, is a danger that could end it all.(Originally published as On the Way to Heaven by Tina Wainscott, from St. Martin’s Press, 1995)

The Sorcerer's Lady


Debra Dier - 1995
    Aunt Sophie's ancient spell had conjured up the man of Laura's dreams -- and deposited a half-naked barbarian in the library of her Boston home. With his bare chest and sheathed broadsword, the dark haired giant was a tempting study in Viking maleness, but hardly the proper blue blood Laura was supposed to marry.An accomplished sorcerer, Connor had traveled through the ages to reach his soul mate, the bewitching woman who had captured his heart. But Beacon Hill wasn't ninth-century Ireland, and Connor's powers were useless if he couldn't convince Laura that love was stronger than magic and she was destined to become... THE SORCERER's LADY.

An Honest Love


JoAnn A. Grote - 1995
    Under the guise of delivering her orphaned niece and nephew to their aunt, little does Constance realize that she will also be required to marry a total stranger!Joined before God under circumstances of fear and falsehood, Constance and Justin Knight struggle to accept each other without the benefit of loving trust. Yet as her assignment becomes more dangerous, Constance realizes she cannot continue to deceive her husband.Constance and Justin must have a union bound in honest love-a love for God and each other-or no union at all.

Nightwing


Lynn Michaels - 1995
    His mesmerizing eyes, his lover's touch enthralled her as no mortal man had ever done before.But it was only when Willow met the human half of Dr. Jonathan Raven that she found the love she'd always fantasized about.Now she was torn between two men...who look identical...neither of whom can really exist...who both want her. One man loves her...the other needs her.

The Bewitching Bachelor


Charlotte Maclay - 1995
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Night Magic


Lynn Emery - 1995
    Julien has spent her life avoiding emotional entanglements. But when a battle to protect her Louisiana hometown from a ruthless chemical company brings her back to Beau Chene, she meets environmental engineer Paul Honore--a man she can't resist. Now, their relationship is threatened by a shocking secret from the past.

Once Upon a Pirate


Nancy Block - 1995
    Little did she expect to spend it aboard a privateer's ship engaged in the War of 1812! But that was exactly where she found herself, thrown at the feet of Captain Black Jack Alexander, otherwise known as Winn.From his velvet eye-patch to his white silk shirt, Winn was the image of a swashbuckling hero. And the sinfully handsome body beneath those sexy clothes was enough to make even a nun take notice. From the moment she met him, Zoe was hooked. But how could a beleaguered divorced mother from the twentieth century possibly dare to find love with a nineteenth-century pirate?

Enchanted Time


Amy Elizabeth Saunders - 1995
    But she was too busy to look at men from her own century. Then a kooky old lady sold her a book of spells, and before Ivy could say abracadabra, she was living in a crumbling castle with a far-from-decayed knight.Stripped of his land, wealth, and title, Julian Ramsden was still arrogant enough to lord it over Ivy. But the saucy wench had powers over him that he could not deny. Whether the flame-haired stranger was a thief, a spy, or a witch, Julian was ready to steal a love that was unquestionably magic.

A Rake's Reform


Cindy Holbrook - 1995
    And all because Mandalee Ashton had told her mama a little white lie; that Torvelle, the most notorious rake in the ton, had compromised her. In truth, she and he had never even met. But, to save her sister Constance from ruin, Mandalee had claimed that it was she and not Constance, who had been in the garden with a lover. After all, how could scandal hurt a confirmed spinster like Mandalee? And why would a rogue like Torvelle notice such an insignificant blot on his not-so-sterling reputation? How was Mandalee to know that Torvelle had been trying to convince the ton he was reformed! So she proposed a mock engagement. Torvelle would act the perfect gentleman, and she would play the adventuress...and jilt him! Now the Marquess had to teach Mandalee about kisses and champagne, card-playing and seduction. And Mandalee had to teach her heart not to break -- for she was falling scandalously in love!

The Long Road Home


Mary Alice Monroe - 1995
    Left only with a small farmhouse in Vermont and his secret journals, Nora begins to sort things out--until a ruggedly handsome farmhand shows up to greet her.

Vincent De Paul And Louise De Marillac: Rules, Conferences, And Writings


St. Vincent de Paul - 1995
    Louise (1591-1660) first came to Vincent (1581-1660) for spiritual direction and they became coworkers and friends for the rest of their lives.