In the Second Sisters series, women find their fate is partially determined just by being the younger sister. Now available as one complete collection. Deceptive Desires Molly misleads Aronne to get the night she wants with him. When their families catch them together the next morning, both sides insist on marriage. Aronne has to stay in the marriage for two years, or he'll be disowned. Before the ink dries on the marriage license, he's on a plane to Rio, with no plans to return until they can divorce. He ignores all communication attempts from Molly, until she stops trying. Two years later, they're reunited earlier than expected when his mother has a heart attack. She wants them to reconcile. That isn't the only shock in store for the errant bridegroom...and daddy. Blackmailed Bride Carter Maxim has spent more than twenty years plotting his vengeance against his ex-stepmother and her husband, the two people who ruined his father’s life and left Carter an orphan. He’s ruined their business and owns their home. There’s only one last move to make. He wants a wife for a wife. He had his eye on the elder Kisadda sister, until she eloped. Now, he finds geeky Emily Kisadda will do nicely as the sacrificial lamb for the Kisadda family. He might not have much in common with his video game-playing, robotics-major blackmailed bride, but holding her every night is almost as sweet as his retribution. If he isn’t careful, he’ll start to care more about his bride than his revenge. Tycoon’s Tender Touch When Anastasia approaches Russian tycoon Rurik Kasparov to adopt their niece, she knows she’s doing the right thing, though the idea of losing the baby she’s raised since birth kills her. Still, it is necessary to protect her from the baby’s mother, Ana’s older sister and identical twin. Augusta is ruthless and cares only for money. Rurik agrees to take the baby, and Ana accompanies them to Saint Petersburg, to help her niece settle into her new life. It doesn’t take the savvy Rurik long to realize Ana will make the perfect mother for his new daughter—and wife for him. Ana wants to agree to his marriage proposal, but traumatic events have crippled her femininity. If she can’t overcome the past, she’ll never be Katya’s mother or experience the tycoon’s tender touch. Passionate Persuasion Marco Giannis suspects Dru Stark is having an affair with his sister’s husband. When he discovers Dru plans to get pregnant, he steps in to stop her scheme to steal Celestina’s husband by seducing away the temptress from his brother-in-law. By the time he understands her true motives, he’s managed to mangle their relationship seemingly beyond all repair. Even having Dru pregnant with his baby can’t get her to forgive him or surrender to his demands that they marry. It’s going to take some passionate persuasion to convince Dru he is sincere, along with doing something he’s never done before. The powerful Giannis is going to have to open his heart if he has any hope of ever persuading Dru to be his wife.