Before writing The Tomorrow Country, Gail had an exciting career writing romance novels for Harlequin and other publishers. She brings all this suspense, excitement, intrigue and warmth to her new book.
Determined to forget, Meil had abandoned her heartbreak and home for the glass towers of Toronto. Starting at the bottom, she worked her way to success in the competitive fashion industry.
Suddenly, Barth was back–in her life and in her blood. Common sense told her she had too much to lose to listen to her heart. After all, he promised her nothing more than the wind at her back and the wide open seas..
Twenty-four hours later she found herself in Paris with Josh MeQuade, her big-hearted bodyguard. Marcy wanted to forget her fortune and Josh had just the answer. When in Paris they would do as the Parisians do: eat, drink and make love.
But the money came between them and Marcy turned to Gaspard de Vigny, a well-heeled Frenchman. Too late, she realized that money was the least of her problems. Only her beloved Josh could save her.
WHAT WAS SHE TO DO
Finding herself on a canoe trip in northern Ontario without mousse, blow dryer or makeup was downright embarrassing for Elizabeth Wright, renowned creator of luxurious organic cosmetics.
The worst was having to face her rival, Justin Archer, every day. He, too, had been conned into the trip while attempting to gain an endorsement for his own line of beauty products from the famous actress who’d engineered the outing.
Gradually the two of them began to let their hair down–business was forgotten as they discovered the pleasure of doing what came naturally…
ALEX FELT HER VERY SOUL RUSHING TO MEET HIS
Alix faced the archaeological trek, deep into the Sahara, with great trepidation. The notorious Lance de Renard, sponsor of her late mother’s expedition, was to accompany her.
She could not forget her mother’s warning. “Take care with Lance. He has the devil’s own thirst for danger.” And other rumours about his role in her mother’s life and death haunted her.
Yet his every caress weakened Alix’s resolve to resist this complex man, and she could not help but listen as his tortured heart cried out to her.
And what a subject Paul Marwood was! Christie didn’t immediately understand the womanly reaction he stirred in her; she’d been isolated from people for so long. But then she looked to the land realized spring had come. The mating season had begun…
Persuaded by her sister to take a well-earned vacation in Peru, Angela Jorgen fell unsuspectingly into her sister’s plans — plans that included pretending she was the fiancée of Raoul del Rey. To Angela’s consternation, the pretense became a reality when Raoul insisted on their marriage for pressing political reasons. It was the only way to get funding for the vast irrigation project reviving his arid part of Peru.
Succumbing to the fierce determination of this reforming man, Angela agreed to marry Raoul — with the stipulation that their marriage be a short-term compromise only. But the threat of a predatory neighbour, and her husband’s persuasive lovemaking, soon awoke in Angela a hitherto unknown passion.
WAS THIS STRANGE GIFT FROM THE SEA HER SECOND CHANCE
After the tragic death of her fiancé, Celia knew she would never love again and resigned herself to a life of hard work and bittersweet memories. But then Adam came–a man without a past, whose memory was lost after an accident at sea. Celia took him into her home and her heart. He brought joy into her life–a joy she thought would last forever.
But who was Adam? Celia feared that the past would reach out and take him from her. Was Adam’s love the treasure Celia had longed for…or was it just fool’s gold?
IS LETTY TOO SHY A FLOWER FOR HIGH-POWERED GARNER O’NEILL
Letty Smith could almost hear the plaintive cries of the neglected spider plant left to die in an empty office destined for renovation. As the unofficial “plant lady” of her workplace, shy, soft hearted Letty, never could resist the plight of abandoned greenery. This time, her rescue mission leads her into the arms, literally, of Garner O’Neil, whose company is in charge of the renovations.
On impulse, Garner asks Letty to be his date for a charity ball, and from there introduces her to the whirlwind life of high society. He is a shock to Letty’s very sedate existence.
Their two worlds collide. Letty must decide what is most important–her family and friends who provide her roots, or Garner, helping her blossom into the woman she never imagined she could be.
FOOD FOR LOVE — OR PERMANENT INDIGESTION
Sophie, bent on being a TV journalist, hosts a cooking show instead. The real chef, delectable, sophisticated Claude, is horrified. Sophie can’t boil water without disaster–which only makes audiences love her more. Soon she is head to head with Claude’s own show in a public, on-air rivalry. Ratings skyrocket, the press fans the flames, and female hearts pitter-patter at Claude’s manly charms.
But Sophie is determined not to fall for Claude’s outrageously romantic advances. Not when she gets locked in the pantry with him overnight, not when he woos her with dishes fit to make a statue groan with delight. She has a career to salvage and deep suspicion of handsome hunks bearing chocolate cake.
As journalistic investigation drags her further afield, however, Sophie begins to see that Claude might have his good points, including saving her neck when she rashly stumbles onto a dangerous mystery.