Author > “Takako Hashimoto”(Order by Newest First)
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Ruth, head chef at her family's hotel, is drowning her sorrows alone in the hotel kitchen. All of her cousins are married, and she's the only single one left. On top of that, her boyfriend just dumped her... When is it going to be her turn? At that moment, a stunningly handsome man, Robert walks in. As they talk, she discovers that they are perfect for each other. She's never met anyone like him before! By a trick of fate, she ends up spending the night with him. The next day, she is horrified to learn Robert's true identity: he is a representative from the corporation currently attempting to buy out their hotel!
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/LESLIE KELLY
In a sleazy casino full of oil refinery workers, Catherine timidly sits next to her fiance. "Damn it! Take it all!" a man with black hair suddenly screams and starts taking his clothes off. Then her fiance whispers into her ear, "Catherine, it's him." With strong determination, she approaches the man. This is a risky bet, but she has no choice. She needs to win it! "I'll transform him into a perfect gentleman."
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/JAN FREED
Jane has been dreaming of a normal, stable life, one far and away from her swindler of a father. So when she meets the rich and smart entrepreneur, Bart, she is drawn to him instantly. But she has no idea about the secret he is keeping...
Leaving her Kentucky home, Martha travels to Las Vegas to audition as assistant to her hero Gai Jones, the magician of fire. There, she discovers that things are not going well for Gai...and that he is an arrogant sore loser. Can she save her hero, and pull off this magic trick?
Sarah's Child [ Total vol 2 ] Completed
Sarah has been in love with Rome for a very long time, but her best friend, Diane, married him. Sarah would never break up their marriage, so she's always kept her feelings to herself. Even after Rome lost Diane and their young children in an accident two years ago, all Sarah could do was watch over him as he ached. She knows Rome's love still belongs to his late wife, but she can't stop herself from loving him even if she never confesses to it. However, one day when Sarah gently holds him as he's overwhelmed in sorrow, something subtle changes...and they wind up kissing!
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/LINDA HOWINGTON
Journalist Lynn has infiltrated the small desert kingdom of Jantal in search of her missing brother. She is collecting information at the palace when she is caught by the guards. Kasim, the newly enthroned king, is rumored to have killed his older brother to succeed his late father. He makes a proposition to Lynn, suggesting that rather than facing execution, she can become his concubine. A captured journalist in a harem and a lonely king-what will become of their clashing spirits?
On her way to her mother's fifth wedding, Devon runs into the groom's son, Jared. He's rude, boastful and opposed to the wedding. He makes a horrible first impression on Devon, yet one touch from him is all it takes to make her breath catch. For some reason, she can't keep her eyes off him. When Jared invites Devon to dance, it marks the beginning of a cruel game, and both will have to live with the consequences.
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/SANDRA FIELD
Morgan was sick of city life, so she went camping in the desert by herself. There she came across a man who was severely injured. She's not sure how far she should trust this stranger, but she certainly can't leave him to die! Despite her concerns, she decides to take care of him. He introduces himself, explaining that his name is Riley and he's a whale researcher. Traveling through the desert together, they often argue, but as they spend more time together Morgan finds herself becoming attracted to this mysterious and sexy man!
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/SANDRA FIELD
Joanna works as a tutor for an aristocratic family...until her employer assaults her and his wife forces her out of their house. Without money, a referral or any job opportunities, she decides to ask her brother for help, so she goes to the residence where he works as a manager...only to discover he's been fired and is long gone! When the new manager, Ned, tells her she can stay if she agrees to be his mistress, she slaps him without thinking... Little does she know that Ned is actually a baron who's hiding his identity so he can investigate certain mysterious events...
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/JANET JUSTISS
When Cole saw the boy who looked so much like him, he asked him his name. The boy said, "My name is Tony Alvarez. It was my grandfather's name." That was also the name of a shepherd from Cole's family farm who had disappeared fifteen years ago. And he'd taken his daughter, Allison, who had been Cole's girlfriend, with him! Could Tony be Cole's son?
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/ANNETTE BROADRICK
Kirsten works as a curator at Merrisand Castle, where she becomes mesmerized by the overwhelming charm of Viscount Aragon, Rowe Sevrin, who happens to come by the castle for an inspection. He's the very man who brought her sister to despair six years ago and from whom she's been keeping a secret. Kirsten knows she can never forgive him, but she must work with him to improve tourism. If he ever finds out the truth, her happy life will be destroyed. But will she be able to keep her guard up against this handsome scoundrel?
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/VALERIE PARV
In the middle of Belinda's wedding, a man's voice suddenly rings out saying, "Belinda is my wife." The owner of that voice is none other than real estate mogul and Marquess of Eastershire Colin Granville. On a trip to Las Vegas two years ago, Belinda completely forgot herself and gave in to the sweet temptation of this sexy and handsome man. She ended up saying something incredibly foolish. "If we get married, I'll sleep with you." She never would have thought that she would then go on to not only marry him, but actually sleep with him, too... The next day, they'd planned to file for an annulment, but now he's butting in on her wedding!
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/ANNA DEPALO
Max, a lawyer, approached and seduced Maddy purely because she was the daughter of a major player in the legal world. After they got married, Max was constantly unfaithful, piling up scandal after scandal with other women, and now he's disappeared. Deeply wounded by her husband's horrible treatment of her, Maddy begins a new job and tries to move forward with her life. Just as her new life is taking shape, Max appears before her again-now calm and gentle, as though he were a different person entirely...
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/PENNY JORDAN
Elizabeth could just scream-she's about to die with the one person she hates most! That person is Talbot, her ex-husband's brother. While pursuing her estranged husband, who took her son on an unplanned vacation, the Cessna Talbot is piloting crashes into the forest. During the time they spend together while lost, Elizabeth begins to see a kinder side to her companion, and her heart begins to melt. With their love for each other growing, and their rational thinking keeping them apart, where will these two end up?
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/CARLA BRACALE
Pia is astonished to see the beautiful sandy-haired man at her best friend's wedding. It's Hawk, the man she fell in love with at first sight three years ago...the one who disappeared after their first night together. Pia is stunned...and Hawk is as sexy as ever. But there's another twist : the wedding guests are calling him Duke. She's annoyed at the turn of events and vows never to be swept away by Hawk ever again. But fate brings them together and their fire is rekindled...
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/KATHERINE WORSHAM
Susan and her childhood friend Tony loved each other. But her mother was opposed to their relationship. Susan ended up getting pregnant, but she was under the assumption that Tony had abandoned her, so she married another man. It's been eleven years since then. A professional baseball player comes to her son's school. When she hears that the player's name is Tony Antonelli, Susan can't hide her reaction...
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/ANNETTE BROADRICK
Emily's happy life has been shattered. Her doctor husband, who was supposed to be attending a medical conference, was found dead of asphyxiation...in his mistress's apartment! Was everything, including his love for her, a lie? Emily is deeply hurt as she tries to wrestle with the cruel news. The one person who holds out a helping hand in her time of need is her late husband's brother, Dillon. Despite the fact that Dillon was always cool and indifferent toward her while she was married, he's now pulled a complete one-eighty and is taking care of her every need. But behind his kindness, Dillon is hiding an even deeper secret.
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/VIRGINIA GRAY
Sophy had felt protective of her sister and her nephew ever since the family of her sister's late husband, Theo, had opposed their son's marriage. That's why she followed her sister to Greece when she went to visit Theo's family. When they arrived, Theo's attractive brother, Andreas, picked them up and brought them back to his breathtaking mansion, but his welcome was less than warm! Still, as Sophy spends time with Andreas under the Greek sun, her heart becomes more conflicted. Now she doesn't know what to do...
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/HELEN BROOKS
Kyra, a regular office worker, has been crushing on her boss and best friend Michael. But she knows he's out of her league. She's tried dating other men, but she ends up getting dumped and told she's boring. At this rate, she might never experience love! Having lost confidence after getting dumped for the last time, Kyra stumbles upon a book-a romance manual for seducing men. "If I read this and turn into an enchanting temptress, I wonder if I could even seduce Michael..."
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/LORY AND TONY KORAYIANNI
Caron, a spoiled young lady who is a lawyer, is having her wedding in one week. Her fiance cheated on her, but she can't call off her wedding just because of that. She uses her work as an excuse to visit Canada. Unexpectedly, her client, Ewan, attracts her attention, his deep blue eyes wanting to know the truth...
(c)TAKAKO HASHIMOTO/SALLY CARR
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