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Publication Order of Christmas Surrender Books

Snowbound Seduction (As: Helen Brooks) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Just One Last Night (As: Helen Brooks) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Christmas Virgin (By: Carole Mortimer) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Night in the Palace (By: Carole Mortimer) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Bachelor Tycoons Books

A Typical Male! (By: Sally Wentworth) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Reluctant Wife (By: Cathy Williams) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Marriage Quest (As: Helen Brooks) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Expecting Books

The Unexpected Father (By: KathrynRoss) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Expectant Mistress (By: Sara Wood) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Riccardo's Secret Child (By: Cathy Williams) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Yuletide Child (By: Charlotte Lamb) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Baby Secret (As: Helen Brooks) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Accidental Baby (By: Kim Lawrence) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Playboy's Baby (By: Mary Lyons) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Unexpected Baby (By: Diana Hamilton) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Boss's Baby (By: Miranda Lee) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Baby Verdict (By: Cathy Williams) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Having Leo's Child (By: Emma Darcy) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Having His Babies (By: Lindsay Armstrong) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Pregnant Bride (By: Catherine Spencer) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Baby Scandal (By: Cathy Williams) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Paternity Claim (By: Sharon Kendrick) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Expecting His Baby (By: Sandra Field) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
For the Babies' Sakes (By: Sara Wood) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Constantino's Pregnant Bride (By: Catherine Spencer) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Spaniard's Baby Bargain (By: Helen Bianchin) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Brabanti Baby (By: Catherine Spencer) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Their Secret Baby (By: Kate Walker) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Pregnancy Ultimatum (By: Helen Bianchin) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rich Man's Virgin (By: Lindsay Armstrong) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Pregnancy Bargain (By: Kim Lawrence) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sicilian's Defiant Mistress (By: Jane Porter) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Spaniard's Pregnancy Proposal (By: Kim Lawrence) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Accidentally Pregnant, Conveniently Wed (By: Sharon Kendrick) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Carides Pregnancy (By: Kim Lawrence) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chosen as the Frenchman's Bride (By: Abby Green) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pregnant by the Millionaire (By: Carole Mortimer) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Italian Billionaire's Christmas Miracle (By: Catherine Spencer) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Di Cesare's Pregnant Mistress (By: Chantelle Shaw) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Salvatore Marriage Deal (By: Natalie Rivers) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dante's Twins (By: Catherine Spencer) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of From Here to Paternity Books

His Baby! (By: Sharon Kendrick) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Father of the Brat (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Father on the Brink (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mischief and Marriage (By: Emma Darcy) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Proper Wife (By: Sandra Marton) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Father of the Brood (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Price of a Wife (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Accidental Mistress (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Husbands and Wives Books

as Helen Brooks
Husband By Contract (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Second Marriage (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of In Love With Her Boss Books

The Boss's Secret Mistress (By: Alison Fraser) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Boardroom Mistress (By: Emma Darcy) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
His After-Hours Mistress (By: Amanda Browning) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bedded by the Boss (By: Miranda Lee) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mistress by Agreement (As: Helen Brooks) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Virgin Secretary (By: Cathy Williams) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Billionaire Boss's Bride (By: Cathy Williams) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Very Personal Assistant (By: Carole Mortimer) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Playboy Boss's Chosen Bride (By: Emma Darcy) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Kids and Kisses Books

A Valentine for Daisy (By: Betty Neels) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Leonie's Luck (By: Emma Goldrick) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Family Secrets (By: Leigh Michaels) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
No Ties (By: Rosemary Gibson) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Baby Battle (By: Shannon Waverly) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dinosaur Lady (By: Anne Marie Duquette) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sullivan's Law (By: Amanda Clark) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who’s Holding the Baby? (By: Day Leclaire) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Nutcracker Prince (By: Rebecca Winters) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Santa Sleuth (By: Heather MacAllister) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kisses and Kids (By: Andrea Edwards) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bachelor's Family (By: Jessica Steele) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Baby Business (By: Rebecca Winters) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fire Beneath the Ice (As: Helen Brooks) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Family Man (By: Rosemary Carter) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
McTavish and Twins (By: Trisha David) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Almost a Father (By: Judy Kaye) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Last Chance Marriage (By: Rosemary Gibson) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Miracle Wife (By: Day Leclaire) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Make-Believe Mother (By: Judy Kaye,Pamela Bauer) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Farelli's Wife (By: Lucy Gordon) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Taking It All (By: Sharon Kendrick) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Latin Lovers Books

The Blackmailed Bridegroom (By: Miranda Lee) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Her Secret Bridegroom (By: Kate Walker) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Duarte's Child (By: Lynne Graham) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Damiano's Return (By: Lynne Graham) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Claiming His Wife (By: Diana Hamilton) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hostage Bride (By: Kate Walker) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Spanish Affair (As: Helen Brooks) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
In the Spaniard's Bed (By: Helen Bianchin) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Spanish Inheritance (By: Susan Stephens) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Spanish Marriage (By: Diana Hamilton) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Brazilian Tycoon's Mistress (By: Fiona Hood-Stewart) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Society Bride (By: Fiona Hood-Stewart) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Spaniard's Love-child (By: Kim Lawrence) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The South American's Wife (By: Kay Thorpe) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mediterranean Millionaire's Reluctant Mistress (By: Carole Mortimer) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Spanish Billionaire, Innocent Wife (By: Kate Walker) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Venadicci Marriage Vengeance (By: Melanie Milburne) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Multi-Millionaire's Virgin Mistress (By: Cathy Williams) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Marriage At First Sight (By: Lynne Graham,Nalini Singh,Fiona Hood-Stewart) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret Baby Revenge (By: Emma Darcy) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Nine to Five Books

Two's Company (By: Carole Mortimer) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beyond All Reason (By: Cathy Williams) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reckless Conduct (By: Susan Napier) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
To Tame a Proud Heart (By: Cathy Williams) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mistletoe Man (By: Kathleen O'Brien) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sleeping With The Boss (By: Cathy Williams) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Irresistible Tycoon (As:Helen Brooks) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Boss's Proposal (By: Cathy Williams) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Boss's Virgin (By: Charlotte Lamb) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secretary on Demand (By: Cathy Williams) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Merger by Matrimony (By: Cathy Williams) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tycoon's Proposition (By: Rebecca Winters) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Very Personal Assistant (By: Carole Mortimer) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Contracted: Corporate Wife (By: Jessica Hart) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Contract To Marry (By: Nicola Marsh) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Business Arrangement Bride (By: Jessica Hart) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lazaridis Marriage (By: Rebecca Winters) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Boss's Unconventional Assistant (By: Jennie Adams) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Boardroom Bride and Groom (By: Shirley Jump) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hired: The Boss's Bride (By: Ally Blake) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Assignment: Seduction (By: Cathy Williams) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tycoon's Reluctant Cinderella (By: Therese Beharrie) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Miss Prim and the Maverick Millionaire (By: NinaSingh) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Proposals Books

as Helen Brooks
A Convenient Proposal (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Suspicious Proposal (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Ruthless Books

The High-Society Wife (By: Helen Bianchin) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Billionaire Boss's Forbidden Mistress (By: Miranda Lee) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wanted: Mistress and Mother (By: Carol Marinelli) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
At the Spaniard's Convenience (By: Margaret Mayo) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Virgin for the Taking (By: Trish Morey) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hollywood Husband, Contract Wife (By: Jane Porter) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Billionaire's Captive Bride (By: Emma Darcy) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pleasured in the Billionaire's Bed (By: Miranda Lee) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sicilian's Marriage Arrangement (By: Lucy Monroe) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Billionaire's Scandalous Marriage (By: Emma Darcy) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Innocent on Her Wedding Night (By: Sara Craven) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bought for Revenge, Bedded for Pleasure (By: Emma Darcy) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Millionaire's Inexperienced Love-Slave (By: Miranda Lee) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ruthless Marriage Proposal (By: Miranda Lee) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ruthless Billionaire, Forbidden Baby (By: Emma Darcy) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Italian's Bought Bride (By: Kate Hewitt) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bedded or Wedded (By: Julia James) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ruthlessly Bedded by the Italian Billionaire (By: Emma Darcy) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ruthless Tycoon, Innocent Wife (As: Helen Brooks) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bedded at His Convenience (By: Margaret Mayo) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Sealed with a Kiss Books

Dearest Love (By: Betty Neels) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Angels Do Have Wings (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Invitation to Love (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wanted: Wife and Mother (By: Barbara McMahon) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Legally Binding (By: Jessica Hart) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
P.S. I Love You (By: Valerie Parv) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best for Last (By: Stephanie Howard) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return to Sender (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Undercover Lover (By: Heather Allison) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Snow, Satin and Seduction Books

Bedded at the Billionaire's Convenience (By: Cathy Williams) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Millionaire's Christmas Wife (As:Helen Brooks) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Christmas Love-Child (By: Jennie Lucas) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Royal Baby, Forbidden Marriage (By: Kate Hewitt) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Tall, Dark & Sexy Books

as Helen Brooks
The Millionaire's Marriage Revenge (By: Amanda Browning) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Billionaire's Virgin Bride (As:Helen Brooks) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The British Billionaire Affair (By: Susanne James) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Treasure Hunt Vacation (As: Helen Brooks) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Devil You Know (As: Helen Brooks) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stone Angel (As: Helen Brooks) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
And The Bride Wore Black (As: Helen Brooks) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cold Fire (As: Helen Brooks) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cruel Conspiracy (As: Helen Brooks) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sweet Betrayal (As: Helen Brooks) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gentle Savage (As: Helen Brooks) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lovers Not Friends (As: Helen Brooks) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Web Of Darkness (As: Helen Brooks) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Knight in Black Velvet (As: Helen Brooks) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Heartless Marriage (As: Helen Brooks) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sultan's Favourite (As: Helen Brooks) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Oasis (As: Helen Brooks) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Twisted Cord (As: Helen Brooks) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lace and Satin (As: Helen Brooks) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dream Wedding (As: Helen Brooks) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reckless Flirtation (As: Helen Brooks) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Satisfaction Guaranteed (As: Helen Brooks) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
For a Mother's Love (As: Helen Brooks) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mistletoe Mistress (As: Helen Brooks) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bride's Secret (As: Helen Brooks) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Very Private Revenge (As: Helen Brooks) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alone Beneath the Heaven (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Man Worth Waiting For (As: Helen Brooks) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Marriage Solution (As: Helen Brooks) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Forgive and Forget (As: Helen Brooks, With: Emma Goldrick,Helen Bianchin) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reach for Tomorrow (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mistress To A Millionaire (As: Helen Brooks) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ragamuffin Angel (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Whirlwind Marriage (As: Helen Brooks) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Stony Path (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sleeping Partners (As: Helen Brooks) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Urchin's Song (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Christmas at His Command (As: Helen Brooks) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Candles in the Storm (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Parisian Playboy (As: Helen Brooks) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Most Precious Thing (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Passionate Husband (As: Helen Brooks) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Ruthless Agreement (As: Helen Brooks) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Always I'll Remember (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rainbow Years (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Skylarks At Sunset (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Above The Harvest Moon (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Eve and Her Sisters (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gilding the Lily (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Born to Trouble (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Forever Yours (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Beautiful Widow (As: Helen Brooks) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Break of Dawn (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
In the Italian's Sights (As: Helen Brooks) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dancing in the Moonlight (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beyond the Veil of Tears (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Colours of Love (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Snowflakes in the Wind (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Winter Love Song (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beneath a Frosty Moon (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
One Snowy Night (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Storm Child (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Winter Rose (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
After the First Frost (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Believing in Tomorrow (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of One Christmas Night In Books

His Christmas Acquisition (By: Cathy Williams) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Christmas Night to Remember (As: Helen Brooks) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Stolen Moments Books

Bitter Honey (As: Helen Brooks) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Mistress (By: Carrie Alexander) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Snow Angel (By: Isolde Evans) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Maggie And Her Colonel (By: Merline Lovelace) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sizzle (By: Jennifer Crusie) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Heart's Refuge (By: Quinn Wilder) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Do Not Disturb Books

Very Hush-Hush (By: Jo Leigh) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Honeymoon Baby (By: Susan Napier) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bedroom Incident (By: Elizabeth Oldfield) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bridal Suite (By: Sandra Marton) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bridal Bed (By: Helen Bianchin) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mistress for a Night (By: Diana Hamilton) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Night of the Wedding (By: KathrynRoss) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Liam's Secret Son (By: Carole Mortimer) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tycoon's Virgin (By: Penny Jordan) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nathan's Child (By: Anne McAllister) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Enigmatic Man (By: Carole Mortimer) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Christmas Marriage Mission (As: Helen Brooks) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
On the Tycoon\'s Terms (By: Sandra Field) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hot Spot (By: Debbi Rawlins) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hush (By: Jo Leigh) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thrill Me (By: Isabel Sharpe) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kiss & Makeup (By: Alison Kent) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Private Relations (By: Nancy Warren) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Room Service (By: Jill Shalvis) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Coming Soon (By: Jo Leigh) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Have Mercy (By: Jo Leigh) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
All Or Nothing (By: Debbi Rawlins) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon

Chronological Order of Do Not Disturb Books

Very Hush-Hush (By: Jo Leigh)(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Honeymoon Baby (By: Susan Napier)(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bedroom Incident (By: Elizabeth Oldfield)(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bridal Suite (By: Sandra Marton)(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bridal Bed (By: Helen Bianchin)(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mistress for a Night (By: Diana Hamilton)(1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Night of the Wedding (By: KathrynRoss)(2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Liam's Secret Son (By: Carole Mortimer)(2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tycoon's Virgin (By: Penny Jordan)(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Enigmatic Man (By: Carole Mortimer)(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nathan's Child (By: Anne McAllister)(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Christmas Marriage Mission (As: Helen Brooks)(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
On the Tycoon\'s Terms (By: Sandra Field)(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hush (By: Jo Leigh)(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thrill Me (By: Isabel Sharpe)(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kiss & Makeup (By: Alison Kent)(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Private Relations (By: Nancy Warren)(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hot Spot (By: Debbi Rawlins)(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Room Service (By: Jill Shalvis)(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Coming Soon (By: Jo Leigh)(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Have Mercy (By: Jo Leigh)(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
All Or Nothing (By: Debbi Rawlins)(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Desert Destinies(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Christmas Seduction(2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sealed with a Kiss(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Falling for the Boss(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
It Happened at Christmas(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Her Mediterranean Boss(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Loves Me, Loves Me Not(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
British Bachelors & Conveniently Bedded Bundle(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon

Rita Bradshaw is the pseudonym of Helen Brooks, a British author best known for the writing of historical romances. Bradshaw was born in 1950 Northampton England to Vi Whitsey, a woman who brought her up under Christian values. She met her husband Clive when she was only sixteen years old and the magic has stayed strong for nearly fifty years. Together they have three children Benjamin, Faye, and Cara and a menagerie full of pets that includes two very comical dogs that would make for a very good episode of the World’s Funniest Animals. Even as the pets, friends, and children they have accumulated over the years leave the fridge empty and keep the house buzzing, Bradshaw loves it just that way. She frequently holidays on the Continent and in the Caribbean but has never once considered moving away from Northampton, where she lives with her loving family. As a fervent animal lover and committed Christian, she often finds time to be at a premium though she can always find time for dinner with friends, swimming, reading, theater or cinema, and long walks with her husband and dogs. You can also find Rita sitting in her rustic garden enjoying a glass of wine while thinking up her newest plot.

Rita Bradshaw’s marriage that has lasted for nearly fifty years is one of the things that she is most proud of. She has asserted that her successful marriage is probably one of the reasons why she has been so great at writing some of the greatest romance narratives over the years. Nonetheless, she has never imagined a day when she would not be writing given that it comes as naturally and basic to her as breathing. She has always had stories in her head even when she was not publishing anything. Bradshaw first realized she wanted to be a writer when she was aged about four when she would read all manner of books that would take her into a wonderful and magical world. However, she first knew she could make a career of writing when she submitted her first novel to the publisher, got it published and got her first cheque from the publisher. While she prefers to write romances, she does not have any preference when it comes to reading as she enjoys all manner of genres from sagas, supernaturals, crime thrillers, and even non-fiction as long as it is meaty enough.

She was a late bloomer when it came to the actual writing as she wrote her first novel when in 1990 aged 40. When she realized that she was approaching the big 40 having never achieved her teenage ambitions of learning to drive and becoming a published author, she knew she had to do something. She would not let the hectic family life and the time she lost with babies prevent her from achieving her dreams. Her first novel was a 55,000 word draft that she titled “Deceitful Lover”. She sent it to Mills and Boon in 1992 and unlike many authors she only got one rewrite request and had the book published on first try. In the same year, she also got her driving license though she has asserted that while getting published was exhilarating, the procedure for her license was an unmitigated nightmare. She went on to write many romance novels over the years under her real name of Helen Brooks, and then penned her latest novels as Rita Bradshaw from 1998. Since she became a full-time author she has sen her life get transformed a lot. Having spent the majority of her adult life working as a secretary, she could now give up her job and spend time with her husband Clive and write as much as she can. She finds her writing career pure joy as she not only spends time with her manager Clive but gets to write about colorful characters that often surprise her. Her Mills and Boon novels have earned her fans from across the world and made her a household name among romance fans.

Rita Bradshaw writes intriguing and sometimes heart wrenching stories of devastation and devotion between two lovebirds who will do anything to overcome. Her characters typically have a lot of emotional baggage from their childhood which is typically complicated by recent tragedies that complicate things for a relationship. However, her heroes are typically men that love their women to death and will fight to the death to keep them even of the women tend to push them away. They take their marriage and relationship promises seriously and will surmount any challenge or obstacle placed in front of them for love. Nonetheless it needs to be understood that the women in Bradshaw’s story have real emotional wounds that makes it easy to give them slack for how they push away their men. Over the course of the novel narrative, the couple will usually reunite and share their love which has become even stronger. Rita does an excellent job keeping up the romance even when the couple is estranged which makes for quite engrossing reads from the first page to the last.

“Ragamuffin Angel” that was published in 2001 is an enthralling saga of tragedy, family secrets, and love. Connie Bell was a twelve year old newly orphaned child forced to work at the grim laundry house in Sunderland. While she is still a child, she has had a life full of tragedy which have resulted in a fierce determination that has made it possible for her to rise above her circumstances. But she is left frustrated when she is turned down for a job as a nurse given that her mother had worked the streets tainting the family name of Bell. Undaunted but bitterly hurt she soon finds another job as housekeeper at one of the biggest hotels in the city and in not time is saving to start her own business. But Dan Stewart enters her life to threaten all her dreams. His presence is not an idle threat as there is a terrible and dark history between the Stewarts and the Bells. Dan’s mother will do everything to ensure the two lovebirds will never be together.

“The Stony Path” is the story of age-old feuds that come back to threaten the love of a young couple. Polly Farrow has led a rough life having been brought up on a small farm in rural England during the tough 1990s. But Poly has some of the best gifts one could ever have – a loving heart and a joyful disposition. She loves her cousin Michael and knows in the deepest of hearts that he would one day be hers. But then she comes to learn that Michael is not her cousin but rather her half brother, having been born from an incestuous relationship between her aunt and her father. The adults soon find out about their relationship and rent the two apart, leaving Polly pining for Michael. To make matters worse, her father takes his own life and leaves her with the struggling farm and a battle for survival. Will she ever find love or happiness?

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