A Madaris Bride for Christmas
By Brenda Jackson
(Harlequin Kimani Arabesque, Mass Market Paperback, 9780373091430, 288pp.)
Publication Date: October 29, 2013
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In her 100th book, New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author
blends heated sensuality and drama into a dazzling new novel featuring one her most unforgettable Madaris heroes yet
One by one, Madaris men have surrendered to their grandmother's matchmaking. But Lee Madaris isn't letting anyone else control his destiny. He'll bring a bride of his own choosing to the family's holiday gatheringif his hotel's gorgeous new chef will agree to a marriage of convenience.
It's not just the chance to work at the Strip's hottest hotel that brought Carly Briggs to Vegas. Witnessing a crime in Miami may have made her a mob target. Though she's reluctant to complicate their working relationship, Lee's tempting offer is so hard to resist. And soon, desire is clouding their no-strings arrangement.
The danger that made Carly flee Miami is about to land at their door. So, Carly and Lee must decide who to trust, when to let goand whether a love they never anticipated is strong enough to pass the ultimate test.
A New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling and award-winning author of more than seventy-five romance titles, Brenda is a recent retiree who divides her time between family, writing and traveling with her husband. Readers may write Brenda at P.O. Box 28267, Jacksonville, Florida 32226, by email at WriterBJackson@aol.com or visit her website at www.brendajackson.net.
"Fans of her tender and forbidden love stories will fall head over heels for Jackson's newest addition to the saga...sure to tantalize readers with this unforgettable tale of secret love and the unrelenting power of friendship."
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- RT Book Reviews, 4½ stars Top Pick, on A Silken Thread
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