This month’s releases have started to to be out. Wait a few more days to find them listed at amazon and other ebookstores later.

Week 1

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Well, we continue with the de Burghs, though it’s still not the first or second story of the series. There are others series along that are resumed, and we get the conclusion to the Castaldini trilogy. All in all, this batch looks nice to me.

Week 2

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What a huge release today. Some of them I already have as raws. Among those I don’t know yet, I can’t wait to read the adaptations by Takayama-sensei, Mao-sensei and Uesugi-sensei.

Week 3

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I already read Vengeance is Mine in French. It was published years ago as an anthology of 2 stories, the other one being Enchantment in Venice, illustrated by the same mangaka. Despite my utter dislike of this artist’s art style, I clearly remember enjoying Enchantment in Venice, and hating Vengeance is Mine.
So this week, we get the end of Finding Mr. Right series, resume a sheikh theme series and start the Moretti legacy. I’m more interested in Senke Yu’s book in this set.

Week 4

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Not much to say about this week’s releases. Except for one manga (because dead fish eyes and microscopic mouth with botox lips don’t appeal to me visually), I think I’ll buy most of them.

Week 5

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Nice releases this week. We’re resuming the Kolovsky series as well as the Monte Carlo Affairs. All artists of this set have nice arts, some better than others. The Boss’s Inexperienced Secretary seems very fun. Will buy this one first.

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HQcA Secret Disgrace
By Penny Jordan & INOUE Emiko

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Louise comes back to her homeland of Sicily after ten years in order to bury the ashes of her departed grandparents. But to do this, she must gain permission from Caesar, the Duke of Falconari…. Upon meeting him, she instinctively wants to run from him. In the past, she spent a single, dreamlike night with him before being cruelly discarded. But however much he hurt her then, his air of maturity and dignity tears at her heart again. As she trembles, he turns his dark eyes to her, his gaze seeming to pierce through her as he says, “I know you’ve given birth to my son.”

~ • ~ • ~ • ~ THE DE BURGHS 4 ~ • ~ • ~ • ~

HQcMy Lord De Burgh
By Deborah Simmons & HIDAKA Nanao

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Volume 1
Stephen, the drunkest, most womanizing member of the de Burgh family, has everything he could ever ask for. But his father orders him to leave during a blizzard to escort Mistress Brighid to see her inheritance. The job is annoying enough, but to make it worse, the lady in question hides her hair in a wimple and wears a perpetual scowl. The two can’t possibly understand each other, and yet a passion akin to destiny constantly burns between them.

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Volume 2
Stephen, the drunkest, most womanizing member of the de Burgh family, has everything he could ever ask for. But his father orders him to leave during a blizzard to escort Mistress Brighid to see her inheritance. The job is annoying enough, but to make it worse, the lady in question hides her hair in a wimple and wears a perpetual scowl. The two can’t possibly understand each other, and yet a passion akin to destiny constantly burns between them.

~ • ~ • ~ • ~ THE PERSONAL TOUCH! II ~ • ~ • ~ • ~

HQcMs. Taken
By Jo Leigh & TAKAYAMA Mayu

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Secretary Jane has been in love with Charles, the CEO, for three years. One day, Jane receives an order from Charles to put out a personal ad in a magazine addressed to a “Holly Baskin.” Could Holly be his ex-girlfriend…? Jane is still reeling from the shock of the ad going to print when a statue of Cupid falls from the sky and hits her in the head, knocking her unconscious. She wakes up to find herself in a hospital bed, unable to remember anything, no matter what the doctors ask her. Then suddenly, she remembers her name: “I’m Holly…Holly Baskin.”

~ • ~ • ~ • ~ FINDING MR. RIGHT 2 ~ • ~ • ~ • ~

HQcThe Playboy Assignment
By Leigh Michaels & OGATA Rin

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Susannah has been put in charge of PR for an art museum. Things get hectic when a wealthy man who was supposed to donate his collection meets an unexpected death. Of all people, his heir turns out to be Marc, Susannah’s past lover. Although they had once been deeply in love, their difference in status had pulled them apart. Susannah is worried: “I can’t believe I have to negotiate with him now.” Marc almost seems to sense Susannah’s desperate feelings, for he makes an astonishing announcement at a party. “I’ll donate one painting for every time she goes to bed with me.”

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HQcSecret of the Oasis
By Abby Green & ORIHARA Mito

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Jamilah, who works in the desert kingdom of Merkazad, finds out that Sheikh Salman is coming back to the royal palace to rule in place of the king after having spent time in Europe managing a successful business. He was her first love. But six years ago, while she was on exchange in Paris, he seduced her, stole her innocence and cruelly dumped her. Even though her heart still aches after he broke it to pieces, she is obligated to serve him. Immediately after his return, Salman goes wild, throwing parties at the palace every night. But Jamilah can see in the depths of his dark eyes, the eyes like that of a fallen angel, that his heart is wounded. What kind of secrets lie in his past?

It seems this story is vaguely related to others written by the same author, and all of them have a manga version.

  • HQc Breaking the Sheikh’s Rules
    By Abby Green & ORIHARA Mito

    (Click on the cover to read a Japanese sample)

    The huge imposing castle and the barren terrain of Merkazad are a far cry from the modest farm and the emerald fields that horsewoman Iseult calls home. Or used to, until Sheikh Nadim bought her family’s stud farm. As part of the deal, she must work at his royal stables….Nadim enrages Iseult…but he also inspires a more unwelcome, unfamiliar feeling: “desire.” Drawn into Nadim’s sensual world, Iseult feels like a beautiful, confident woman for the first time.
    But she must remember the sheikh’s cast-iron rule….

  • HQcThe Sultan’s Choice
    By Abby Green & SAGARA Kyouko

    (Click on the cover to read a Japanese sample)

    Chosen as the Sultan’s bride, Samia has no option but to go ahead with the marriage. And, as the new husband slowly peels away her bejewelled wedding finery, despite her best intentions she finds her inhibitions swept away.
    Sadiq is surprised by his new bride’s passionate nature! He chose her as a shy, biddable wife who will not make any demands on his time. Now he finds Samia to be anything but … Instead she’s determined, demanding – and defiant.

  • HQcThe Call Of The Desert
    By Abby Green & SAGARA Kyouko

    (Click on the cover to read a Japanese sample)

    Consumed by the heat of the desert
    Twelve years ago Julia lost her heart to Sheikh Kaden in the scorching Burquati desert. Sizzling nights in the sand dunes under a blanket of stars made it seem as if they were the only two people in the world. Until bitter betrayal destroyed everything…
    Julia meets Kaden again by chance – although the cynicism in his eyes and the sharp suit covering his powerful body make the Sheikh virtually unrecognisable. Julia knows she shouldn’t ignore the warning shadows of their past, but Kaden’s earthy sexual magnetism makes the call of the desert utterly overpowering…

~ • ~ • ~ • ~ CASTALDINI CROWN III ~ • ~ • ~ • ~

HQcThe Illegitimate King
By Olivia Gates & KYUKA Min

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

“I will become king under one condition—if you marry me.” At the declaration by maritime tycoon Ferruccio Selvaggio, Princess Clarissa feels her heart freeze. Six years ago, the two met at a party held at the royal palace. Welcomed with kindness, an ignorant Clarissa fell in love in the blink of an eye. However, moments after stealing her lips, he struck her with his words: “While royal blood may be intriguing, women so easily seduced are boring.” With my father, the king, bedridden, must I really be betrothed to such a cruel man?

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HQcLove Me True
By Ann Major & JET

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Senator’s daughter Heather fell in love with the most handsome boy in high school, Joey. Their relationship came to an end when her unexpected pregnancy was discovered by her parents. They are now both adults and engaged to other people, living with the bitter memory of their first love. One day Heather is shocked to find out that Joey became a movie star and he just won an Academy Award. From the podium of the award ceremony, Joey says: “Heather, I still can’t forget about you.”

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HQcThe Ruthless Greek’s Virgin Princess
By Trish Morey & SASAKI Misuzu

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Marietta, a princess of Montvelatte, is just looking at the last man she wants to encounter in the world—Yanis Markides, a successful financial adviser who threw a young princess out of his bed ten years ago. She loved him and decided to give herself as his birthday present back then, but was rejected because he could only think of her as a younger sister. They now meet again at Marietta’s brother’s wedding as dance partners and Yanis whispers to her, “Let’s love each other tonight.”

The publisher has translated the second story of the Lombardi royals this time. The first book has a manga version which has yet to be translated.

  1. HQcForced Wife, Royal Love-child
    By Trish Morey & SASAKI Misuzu

    (Click on the cover to read a Japanese sample)

    Sienna Wainwright has one passionate night with international financier Rafe Lombardi before he unceremoniously casts her out of his bed. Sienna hopes never to see his seductively arrogant face again, but six weeks later their world changes–forever….
    Rafe is no longer just a billionaire, but is revealed as the prince of Montvelatte. What’s more, Sienna is pregnant–with his twins! What choice does she have now? Rafe is determined to claim his heirs and take Sienna as his royal wife!

~ • ~ • ~ • ~ THE VILLAIN/HERO, LORD ANTHONY NELTHORPE 1 ~ • ~ • ~ • ~

HQcBy Honor Bound
By Julia Justiss & MIDORI Yukako

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Jenna has always followed her army colonel father and now she lives in a battlefield in Spain with four other officers. All four officers are like family to her, but she is particulary fond of the eldest, Major Garrett. One day, her father is killed in combat! Now Jenna has no choice but to move out of Spain and live with her relative in England. One of the officers suggests that Jenna should marry one of them so that she can stay with them. While Jenna is startled by the officers’ proposal, even Garrett asks her to marry him…!

At the author’s site, this is a series consisting of 2 stories so far, By Honor Bound being the first installment and Wicked Wager being the second. I haven’t seen a manga adaptation for the sequel.

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HQcHusband by Arrangement
By Sara Wood & SHINOZAKI Kakuko

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

“A husband by arrangement, no way!” Maddy has been forced by her grandfather to marry Dexter Fitzgerald, the heir of a prominent family in Portugal. Little does her grandfather know, she has a plan of her own! If she trades her innocent nature for one of a party girl and acts like a gold digger, there is no way Dex will want her then…right? But what happens when Dexter’s reaction is the exact opposite of what she expects? The new Maddy seems to be just his type!

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HQcFarelli’s Wife
By Lucy Gordon & HANABUSA Yoko

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

His beautiful smile sparkled like the sun. From the first moment she set eyes on him, Franco captured Joanne’s heart. But Franco only saw Joanne as a little girl at that time…. He fell in love with Joanne’s cousin, Rosemary, and married her! Joanne was hurt, and when she finally reunited with Franco after eight years, he was like a different person. Rosemary’s death had made him dark and bitter. “I don’t care even if I am a substitute for Rosemary…so long as that means that I can heal your wounds….”

~ • ~ • ~ • ~ WESTERLING 3 ~ • ~ • ~ • ~

HQcThe English Doctor’s Baby
By Sarah Morgan & ARISAWA Ryo

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Alex is the unbelievably rich heir of a prestigious family, and not only does he live in a huge mansion, he’s also good-looking, a brilliant doctor…and a confirmed bachelor. Jenny’s younger sister, Chloe, claimed that this man was the father of her child, Daisy, before she passed away. Jenny wants more than anything for Alex to fulfill his responsibility as a father, so she brings Daisy to visit Alex at his house. The man she meets there is as much of a coldhearted playboy as the rumors claim. He gives the two of them an appraising look, and finally says, scornfully, “Is it money you’re after? That’s too bad. That baby isn’t mine.”

Another series starting from the end.

  1. HQcThe Spanish Consultant
    By Sarah Morgan & ARISAWA Ryo

    (Click on the cover to read a Japanese sample)

    Spanish accident and emergency consultant Jago Rodriguez is shocked to see Katy Westerling again—the beautiful woman who still haunts his dreams eleven years on from their passionate affair.
    Jago is convinced she hasn’t changed so he’s furious when he discovers that Katy is also his new A&Edoctor. But even their mutual mistrust cannot hold back desire, and as they begin to uncover the secrets and lies of the past it seems that Jago and Katy may have been given a second chance.

  2. HQcThe Greek Children’s Doctor
    By Sarah Morgan & ARISAWA Ryo

    (Click on the cover to read a Japanese sample)

    Libby Westerling has put herself up for sale at a charity auction to raise funds for the children’s ward she works on. She’s not looking for romance–she’s asked her brother to buy her! Instead cool, sexy Dr. Andreas Christakos makes the highest bid.
    Andreas and Libby don’t realize they are about to work together–and Libby is not in the market for a man. But this gorgeous Greek doctor is determined to change her mind–and he’ll do whatever it takes….

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HQcCaptive in the Millionaire’s Castle
By Lee Wilkinson & TAKAYAMA Mayu

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

An up-and-coming mystery writer, Michael, has a strong dislike toward women after his divorce from his former wife, which is why he refused to hire a secretary despite his busy schedule. When his old friend introduces him to Jenny, he decides to hire her on the spot. Her talent as a secretary is one reason; another reason lies in her old ring with an engraving that catches his interest. Michael visits Slinterwood, a mansion on Mirren Island, with Jenny for plotting his next novel. Little do they know the ring will bring their fates together….

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HQcThe Cozakis Bride
By Lynne Graham & SANAZAKI Harumo

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Ten years ago, Olympia fell in love in Greece. The man she loved was the fiancé her grandfather had chosen for her—Nik, a sexy and gentle young man who was also something of a playboy. The two of them felt a mutual attraction, but then Nik was misled to believe that Olympia had cheated on him, and he rejected her. It was a disaster. Olympia left Greece behind her, injured by the lies. But now, her grandfather demands that she become affianced to him again…. How?

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HQcA Paper Marriage
By Jessica Steele & TAKAHASHI Saemi

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Lydie visits Jonah’s office, when her father’s business is about to go under, to ask him to pay back the money her father lent him. She is about to meet her first love in this awkward manner. Suppressing the hesitation, she explains the situation. He then hands her a check. However, she learns that the money she thought he had owed her father was already returned. Now that she’s the one who owes him money, she signs a contract with him to agree to do anything he demands. Lydie has no means to resist his demands, even if that means marriage.

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HQcCaptive Loving
By Carole Mortimer & MISATO Ryoko

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Never once in her seven years of married life was she happy. Nevertheless, Jessica never leaves her husband, Andrew, for the sake of her only child, a daughter named Penny. But at a party one night, Jessica’s husband starts talking about wanting to divorce her. Jessica is blown away by the shock. And then a tall, mysterious man approaches her….

~ • ~ • ~ • ~ Monte Carlo Affairs 2 ~ • ~ • ~ • ~

HQcThe Prince’s Ultimate Deception
By Emilie Rose & INOUE Emiko

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

“He’s the most gorgeous tour guide in the world!” Upon arriving in beautiful Monaco, Madeline arranges for a tour guide at the hotel she’s staying at. A man who happens to be at the hotel calls out to her: “Shall I be your guide, then?” While she’s taken aback by the sudden proposition, the extraordinarily handsome figure makes her heart jump. On the other hand, the man is also pulled toward Madeline. “It seems she has no idea who I really am, the Duchy of Montagnarde’s own Prince Dominic.” Dominic decides to approach her without giving up his true identity.

I have the raws for this one already. It’s a nice story and the heroine is great. I can’t wait to see the rest of the series translated.

  1. HQcThe Millionaire’s Indecent Proposal
    By Emilie Rose & INOUE Emiko

    (Click on the cover to read a Japanese sample)

    Would she accept one million euros to be his mistress for a month? How could practical American Stacy Reeves say no to Franco Constantine’s proposal? The wealthy, arrogant CEO of Midas Chocolates was overwhelmingly passionate in his pursuit. Their union would be pure pleasure… . But Stacy did not know Franco’s offer was part of a bet. Her acceptance would label her a gold digger and give Franco complete control of Midas. Unless the billionaire denied his dynasty for the woman in his bed…

  2. HQcThe Playboy’s Passionate Pursuit
    By Emilie Rose & INOUE Emiko

    (Click on the cover to read a Japanese sample)

    Sexy, wealthy daredevil Toby Haynes had bet his best friend he could seduce starry- eyed Amelia Lambert into his bed. When she left him after a single night of passion, Toby swore he would win her back– then “he” would be the one to walk away! Meeting once again in Monaco had thrown Amelia back into Toby’s arms. And the game of cat and mouse was on. What Toby didn’t anticipate were Amelia’s own captivating rules of temptation….

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HQcHeidelberg Wedding
By Betty Neels & SAEKI Kayono

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Eugenia is a hardworking nurse who has been engaged for one and a half years to Humphrey, a physician working at the same hospital. However, Eugenia is put off by how rigid Humphrey and his family are. One day, Dr. Glenfale, who works in the same thoracic surgery department as her, tells her that he wants her to go with him on a business trip to Lisbon.…

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HQcA Question of Marriage
By Lindsay Armstrong & UESUGI Kanako

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Aurora, a radio disc jockey, is known throughout the entire town for her constant smiles, her soothing voice and her gentility. But when her selfish father sells the family home, she’s confronted with her greatest life crisis to date. You see, hidden in that home are her “cursed diaries,” filled with bad-mouthing and personal secrets! She has to get them back, so she breaks into her former home in the dead of night…. But before she can get much farther than one step into the house, she bumps into the current owner, a college professor named Luke. Then, in the dark of night, their bodies entangle so close that their lips meet!

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HQcPregnant With the Billionaire’s Baby
By Carole Mortimer & TAKAGI Yuri

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Luccy is a professional photographer for advertising. When an executive of a magazine she works for persistently tries to seduce her, she quickly seeks help from a gorgeous man who happens to walk by. This savior asks her if she is up for a glass of brandy. She is unable to resist his charm and accepts his offer. She then happens to run into him three days later. He is the head of a giant company and it so happens that he is the owner of a cosmetic company Luccy works for. He refuses to meet her, claiming that he knows what she is after…!

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HQcThe Passionate Sinner
By Violet Winspear & HANABUSA Yoko

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Paul Von Setan is a genius surgeon acknowledged by the world for his accomplishments. The nurse Merlin unknowingly hands the doctor powerful eyedrops, which is part of a setup. The talented surgeon resultantly becomes blind; she then cries, “I have stolen everything that should be his!” Merlin is blamed for the incident and forced to leave the hospital. Merlin wishes to help the now-blind surgeon and make up for her action. She decides to follow the man she loves under an assumed identity to the remote tropical island where he hides himself after the incident. If it’s ever possible, she is willing to give herself to him….

~ • ~ • ~ • ~ RINUCCI BROTHERS 4 ~ • ~ • ~ • ~

HQcThe Italian’s Wife by Sunset
By Lucy Gordon & ITO Mon

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

Della, a TV producer, scouts Carlo Rinucci, an up-and-coming archaeologist, as her navigator for a new show. She quickly heads to Pompeii where he is working on an excavation. Upon meeting, the two unite passionately. However, Della already knows that for a man from a distinguished family such as his, this can only be a momentary fling. Also, she is seven years his senior with a child of her own. Even if he proposes to her seriously, she knows she can’t subject him to her secret. In front of his relatives, she purposefully hurts him, and declares their separation.

And again, a series which doesn’t start by the first book.
This one counts 7 books.

  1. Wife and Mother Forever
  2. Her Italian Boss’s Agenda
  3. The Wedding Arrangement
  4. The Italian’s Wife by Sunset
  5. The Mediterranean Rebel’s Bride
  6. The Millionaire Tycoon’s English Rose
  7. Accidentally Expecting!

Excepted the last book, I was able to find manga adaptations for the rest of the series.

  1. HQcWife and Mother Forever
    By Lucy Gordon & ITO Mon

    (Click on the cover to read a Japanese sample)

    Evie Wharton is a free spirit–the complete opposite of millionaire and single dad Justin Dane–but she wants to help his troubled son. Evie soon discovers, however, that behind Justin’s dark and brooding demeanor hides a painful past. And, against her better judgment, she begins to fall for him….
    Can Evie be the one woman to help Justin face his demons? Can she help him find the family he never knew and, most importantly, show him how to love and trust again?

  2. HQcHer Italian Boss’s Agenda
    By Lucy Gordon & ITO Mon

    (Click on the cover to read a Japanese sample)

    Love isn’t on her agenda…
    Olympia Lincoln is so relieved when her new assistant shows up, she sets him to work immediately. What she doesn’t realize is that he is none other than Primo Rinucci, her new Italian boss!
    But he has other ideas!
    Primo can’t resist playing along with the harmless deception. After all, this way he can get really close to the beautiful and attractive Olympia. But Olympia has been betrayed before, so when she discovers the truth will she ever be able to trust him again?

  3. HQcThe Wedding Arrangement
    By Lucy Gordon & ITO Mon

    (Click on the cover to read a Japanese sample)

    A gorgeous Italian with a proposal…
    Luke is startled to discover that the tenant of his Rome residenza, Minnie Pepino, is young, blond and sensational! There is an immediate attraction between them, but despite her family’s premature plans to arrange the wedding of the year, Minnie holds back, unable to let go of her past.
    But the more time Luke spends with Minnie, he sees that beneath her reserved facade there lies a broken heart and painful memories. Luke is determined to be the one man who can make her life whole again….

  4. HQcThe Mediterranean Rebel’s Bride
    By Lucy Gordon & ITO Mon

    (Click on the cover to read a Japanese sample)

    From playboy to parent…
    Polly Hanson must go to Naples to find Ruggiero Rinucci, and what she has to tell him will surely end his bachelor ways-he is a father!
    The baby is the result of an affair with Polly’s cousin, but nothing quite prepares her Ruggiero’s reaction.
    Outwardly he is a carefree playboy; inwardly he once loved so passionately it nearly broke him. Polly wants to help him, yet feels forever in her cousin’s shadow. Can plain Polly tame this wild Italian’s heart.

  5. HQcThe Millionaire Tycoon’s English Rose
    By Lucy Gordon & ITO Mon

    (Click on the cover to read a Japanese sample)

    Swept into the Italian’s arms…
    Independent and strong-willed, Celia Ryland never lets her blindness affect the way she lives her life–she thrives on feeling free!
    Gorgeous Italian Francesco Rinucci has never met a woman with such a zest for life–he loves everything about Celia. But he finds himself wanting to wrap her in cotton wool to protect his precious English rose from all that’s dangerous in the world….
    And although Celia is falling fast for passionate Francesco, she needs to show him that truly loving someone means letting them be free….

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HQcOne Step Ahead
By Regan Forest & KARINO Mao

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(Click on the covers to read samples)

VOLUME 1
Misty is living in the house left to her by her late grandfather with her dogs and a cat. But her calm everyday life is thrown into chaos when one man comes to visit her grandfather…! His name is Craig Sutherland. When Misty tells him that her grandfather has died, he doesn’t give up and go home; he stays at the mountain cabin with her. Misty is afraid of Craig, who is a man of many mysteries…. But then why is his charm beginning to pull at her heart so strongly…?

VOLUME 2
Craig pushes forward with his revenge on Simon. Since the whole matter has yet to be fully cleared up, Misty notices that Craig has darkness deep down in his heart, and loves him despite that. But Craig collapses in pain right in front of her—is she about to lose someone she loves? Due to Misty’s quick thinking, Craig’s life is saved, but they have no idea what else Simon might be plotting. “I’ll become his guardian angel and never let him get hurt again!”

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HQcStarting With A Kiss
By Barbara McMahon & TAKAYAMA Mayu

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

When Abby’s best friend got into an accident, Abby’s skills as a doctor weren’t enough to save her. Now Abby has promised to live enough for the both of them, working herself half to death to put her absolute all into everything. But then Abby is appointed by a supervisor to organize a conference party together with an amazing surgeon named Greg. “If you’re going to work with me, you need to be beautiful,” he says. Confused as she is, she decides to go with his plan!

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HQcVengeance is Mine
By Lucy Gordon & KOSAKI Kei

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

John fell in love with the daughter of the house he served, and he and Eve were set to elope. However, he meets not his beloved at their meeting place, but a band of ruffians! Betrayed and scarred on his left eye, he vows revenge and leaves his birthplace. Ten years later, he’s gathered money and power in his quest for revenge, and finally he has the chance to see a matured Eve again. But he’s unaware that she loves him still….

~ • ~ • ~ • ~ MORETTI LEGACY 1 ~ • ~ • ~ • ~

HQcThe Moretti Heir
By Katherine Garbera & FUYUKI Rurika

(Click on the cover to read a sample)

There is a noticeably beautiful woman at the victory party of Marco Moretti, star F1 racer. Her name is Virginia. She attends the party with heroic determination, which is to break the spell cast by her grandmother on the Moretti family. In order for her to realize her goal, she has to be impregnated by one of the Moretti men in a loveless marriage. Marco, who has no such knowledge, falls in love with her. Her plan steadfastly progresses.…

There are 2 more books in this series:

  1. No sample as I know this one will be released very soon in English and
    will update when it’ll be out.
    HQcThe Moretti Seduction
    By Katherine Garbera & FUYUKI Rurika

    Antonio Moretti, who is running a prestigious motor company with his two brothers, is in distress. They tried to launch a new car, named after an F1 driver, but the family who holds the name-use right put a stop to it. These two families have a long-lasting quarrel between them. Natalie, the daughter of the CEO of Valerio Co., is sent for negotiations regarding the name-use right. Antonio becomes interested in her beauty and cold attitude. If she doesn’t agree to the negotiations, the only means left for him is to seduce her. How will this love game end?

  2. HQcThe Moretti Arrangement
    By Katherine Garbera & FUYUKI Rurika

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    What was he going to do with Angelina?Dominic Moretti knew he could fire his secretary–he was certainly within his rights to do so. What he really wanted, he realized, was to make her…pay.
    Revenge wasn’t a noble trait, but she’d stolen from him. And he still didn’t know why. All the time he’d trusted her, all the time he’d been fighting his attraction to her, she’d been plotting with his enemy. Yet now he held all the cards. He could do whatever he wanted with Angelina. And he wanted her to be his…completely.
    And now he had the means to make that happen.

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HQcNight of Love
By Diana Palmer & SANAZAKI Harumo

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Meg returns home, and reunites with Steven. He is not only a large-business owner and her brother’s best friend, but also Meg’s former fiancé. Many misunderstandings plus her dream to be a ballerina spur her to leave him and run off to a different state. But four years later she still hasn’t forgotten him. Steven, still bearing the scars of the breakup, is still in love with her. This causes him to hate her even more. He wants to get his revenge by sleeping with her.…

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HQcThe Husband Project
By Leigh Michaels & OGATA Rin

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After seeing her two best friends at her public relations agency get married, Alison feels that something is missing in her single life. She wants to love someone but has no interest in marriage. She just wants a baby to give all her love to. After suddenly landing herself in the emergency room, Alison meets Dr. Logan, a competent doctor with a sarcastic tongue, who, upon her request, agrees to help her make a baby. However, she must marry him in exchange!

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HQcThe Fierce and Tender Sheikh
By Alexandra Sellers & CHIHARA Esu

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Hani is a young girl living a rough life at the Burry Hill Detention Centre in Australia. She has been living as a boy for her own safety and protection, but she has had a mysterious yet beautiful reoccurring dream of living in a gorgeous palace surrounded by roses with her family. She thinks that such a dream is foolish, but then one day a man named Sharif appears; he claims that he is a diplomat from Bagestan, and that he has been sent to find Hani on orders from the sultan. She can barely believe the words she hears from him: “Your real name is Princess Shakira.”

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HQcSicilian Millionaire, Bought Bride
By Catherine Spencer & SENKE Yu

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For my late wife and both of our children’s sake, let’s get married. Corinne, a widowed single mother, is suddenly proposed to by her late best friend Lindsay’s husband, Raffaello. It was Lindsay’s dying wish that the two of them be married. No matter how handsome and charming he is, she can’t get married to a man she barely knows. But all of her problems will be solved if she marries him, not to mention the fact that it’s her dead friend’s dying wish. So Corinne decides to accept the proposal, without thinking of the terrible things that could come from entering into a loveless marriage.

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HQcAn Engagement of Convenience
By Catherine George & OGATA Rin

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At a class reunion of her prestigious girl’s high school, Harriet is reunited with Rosa, a girl who looks just like her despite the fact that they aren’t related. The two of them get along like twins and confide in each other. And then in order to resolve both their problems, they come up with a strange master plan! Harriet will go to Tuscany for Rosa’s grandmother’s birthday celebration and pose as Rosa. It’ll be fine. Rosa has a cousin who has always been taken with her, and Harriet had better not let this head of a noble family find out who she really is…!

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HQcKeeping Her Baby’s Secret
By Raye Morgan & NAGASAKI Sayuri

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Despite having become an independent and successful flower stylist, Diana is still scarred by her father’s abuse from her childhood. Cameron was always the one protecting her back then. But her social standing was too far removed from the son of a prestigious family, so her love for him couldn’t possibly work. Even after Cameron left town, Diana kept hold of the memory of him in her heart. But after ten years, he comes home! Why now? It is a bittersweet reunion. Diana is pregnant, and Cameron is terribly drunk….

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HQcSheikh’s Betrayal
By Alexandra Sellers & TAKAGI Yuri

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When she was a teenager, Desi fell in love with the son of the royal family from the desert country of Barakat. Even though she gave her virginity and swore her future to him, they were too young, and their love too turbulent, ending in the two of them resenting each other. Ten years later, a single phone call from a close friend reunites them once again. “Please seduce Salah. If you don’t, then I’ll be forced to marry him…” her close friend pleads, as she already as a lover of her own. Desi reluctantly decides to fly to Barakat. Waiting for her there is her former lover, who has since become a sheikh, no longer the young boy she once knew….

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HQcA Reckless Seduction
By Jayne Bauling & SHINOZAKI Kakuko

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Challis is a DJ. She contacts a young man after listening to his amazing demo tape, but on the day she plans to meet him, an elegant, confident man in an expensive suit—the boy’s uncle, Richard—comes to meet her instead. Their family are the wealthy owners of a diamond mine, and believing Challis is after their fortune, Richard warns her to stay away from his nephew. Though his arrogant attitude infuriates her, for some reason Challis can’t keep her eyes off him. He is attractive, but still, why is Challis so drawn to this haughty older man?

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HQcThe Moretti Seduction
By Katherine Garbera & FUYUKI Rurika

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Antonio Moretti, who is running a prestigious motor company with his two brothers, is in distress. They tried to launch a new car, named after an F1 driver, but the family who holds the name-use right put a stop to it. These two families have a long-lasting quarrel between them. Natalie, the daughter of the CEO of Valerio Co., is sent for negotiations regarding the name-use right. Antonio becomes interested in her beauty and cold attitude. If she doesn’t agree to the negotiations, the only means left for him is to seduce her. How will this love game end?

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HQcTo Lasso A Lady
By Renee Roszel & MIDORI Yukako

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Amy works as a waitress at a cowboy bar and has a younger sister who’s ill. Eira, a farm owner who’s a regular at the bar, takes pity on her and tells her that he will take care of her and her sister if she will marry him with the intention of being a friend who can enjoy having tea with him. Amy believes his honest and kind words and heads to Wyoming, but when she arrives the place is covered in snow. The snow prevents her future husband to come and pick her up, and instead she is trapped in a house due to the blizzard with his son.…

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HQcThe Master’s Mistress
By Carole Mortimer & MURATA Junko

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Elizabeth is a university lecturer who was hired to catalog a private library at an esteemed mansion in Cornwall. But she’s at a loss when the elderly master of the home passes away, even after contacting his relatives. Then one night, a mysterious man breaks into the mansion. Clothed all in black with a body to die for, he’s just like the hero in one of her favorite romance novels! Elizabeth is charmed in an instant, but she regains her senses and attacks the intruder. But it only takes another moment for him to subdue her!

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HQcThe Italian’s Rightful Bride
By Lucy Gordon & CHIHARA Esu

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Joanna, an archaeologist, visits the palace of the Duke of Mantejano to research the fifteen-million-year-old crumbling castle. The current property owner used to be her fiancé, Gustavo Montejano, and her first love. She broke off the engagement with him as he loved someone else, and wished him happiness and hid her love for him. Gustavo, who she believed led a happy life, is facing loneliness because of troublesome relationships with his ex-wife and daughter. Joanna is unable to refuse his cry for help…!

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HQcThe Millionaire’s Indecent Proposal
By Emilie Rose & INOUE Emiko

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“I’ll pay you one million euros to be my lover. But there will be no promises or confessions of love.” Franco’s words stunned Stacy out of her dreamlike state. While visiting the small, beautiful country of Monaco, Stacy meets the extraordinarily handsome Franco. He shows an interest in Stacy for some unknown reason and invites her out to dinner. Why me? she wonders. While in a state of confusion, she can’t control the throbbing of her heart that his dangerous charm causes and accepts his invitation. But beneath this magnificent seduction, a sweet trap is lying in wait!

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HQcThe Consultant’s Accidental Bride
By Carol Marinelli & SOMA Jinko

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Because of an incident a year ago, Leah left for Australia as a backpacker. Now reverting to her previous healthy mind, she is on the flight to Melbourne from Cairns to attend her best friend’s wedding as a maid of honor. Cole, a handsome doctor who happens to be sitting next to her, engages in conversation with her, and Leah feels her heart throb. However, his hurtful comment about backpackers makes her upset. A new reality awaits her upon landing—arrogant Dr. Cole is the best man of the groom!

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HQcThe Last Kolovsky Playboy
By Carol Marinelli & MIDORI Yukako

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Aleksi is the dashing president of a high-end brand; he works hard and lives his life as a playboy. Kate was selected to be his secretary because he thought it would be safe to work with her since she’s a little big and not the sharpest one. Knowing this, Kate’s kept her secret crush on Aleksi for five long years. One day, Aleksi is involved in a car accident. While Aleksi is away in recovery, his coldhearted mother schemes to take over the company. To fight back against his mother, Aleksi decides to pretend to be engaged to Kate to counter his bad reputation!

It’s the 4th book in this series. The first story, Expecting His Love-Child, was released in January. We are still waiting for the rest of this manga series to be translated.

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HQcThe Boss’s Inexperienced Secretary
By Helen Brooks & KANOKO Yuri

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Kim applies for a job in the head office in order to get back at her mean coworkers for calling her “Amazon Abbott” behind her back because of her height. The job is for the position of secretary to the head office president, Blaise West—such a dream job. While in the interview, Kim is shocked to find out how wild Blaise actually is. Blaise is so tall that the six-foot-tall Kim has to look up, even when wearing her heels. Kim is instantly attracted to Blaise. Her dream comes true and she obtains the job, but she finds herself being more attracted to him, which makes her feel rather confused. Blaise says, “Love is nothing but a word.” Kim thinks to herself, I can’t fall for my boss!