WorldCat Identities

Marinelli, Carol

Works: 1,477 works in 3,086 publications in 6 languages and 24,705 library holdings
Genres: Romance fiction  Fiction  Romances  Christmas stories  Legal fiction (Literature)  Novels  Christmas fiction  Christian fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: PR9619.4.M36, 823.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Carol Marinelli
Playing the dutiful wife by Carol Marinelli( Book )

20 editions published between 2013 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playing the dutiful wife: "Learning that the husband she'd tried to forget has spent the past year falsely imprisoned in Brazil and needs her to visit him is the last thing Meg Hamilton wants to hear. But she will play her part, in exchange for Niklas's signature on the divorce papers! Except she hadn't bargained on their mind-blowing connection being as undeniable as ever. Last time it led usually sensible Meg into a Vegas wedding chapel. This time the consequence of giving in to their chemistry will bind her to Niklas forever"--Publisher
His Sicilian Cinderella by Carol Marinelli( Book )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His until midnight? When millionaire Matteo Santini bought one night with Bella Gatti, it was to protect her innocence from the dangerous game she was caught up in. He never expected to be so undone by their fierce attraction or her disappearance the next day. Chambermaid Bella has escaped her shameful past, but her memories of that night with Matteo still burn. Forced to attend Sicily's most exclusive wedding together, Bella knows the dark-hearted tycoon will want a reckoning. As the clock strikes twelve, it's clear the only way Bella will be leaving the party is with Matteo, via his bed!
The only woman to defy him by Carol Marinelli( Book )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standing outside legendary playboy Demyan Zukov's penthouse suite, shy personal assistant Alina Ritchi is shaking with nerves -- she should never have agreed to this job. She's out of her depth, and that's before she's met her delicious new boss. Demyan's wicked reputation doesn't disappoint -- she might be a virgin, but surely one hot glance from Demyan shouldn't make her feel so ... naked ... exposed. His gaze ignites her defiance, and soon she's challenging him every step of the way! But when every shared touch sizzles, how long can Alina keep saying no when what her body wants to scream is yes.?
More precious than a crown by Carol Marinelli( Book )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desert prince Zahid once walked away from Trinity Foster and the fire blazing in her eyes. As heir to the kingdom of Ishla, he was required by duty to return home, but even the heat of the desert was unable to burn away memories of their scorching kiss ... A chance encounter results in one earth-shattering night that brings more than just passion. As painful truths of the past are revealed, Zahid realizes that Trinity needs his protection. His only option is to bring her back to Ishla, and though she's strictly forbidden, walking away from her again is impossible!
Beholden to the throne by Carol Marinelli( Book )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outspoken nanny Amy Bannester seems to forget that servitude and silence should go hand in hand. But Sheikh Emir can think of more pleasurable uses for her luscious mouth
Banished to the harem by Carol Marinelli( Book )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playboy Sheikh Rakhal Alzirz has time for one more fling in London before he must return to his desert Kingdom - and Natasha Winters has caught his eye ... He seizes the chance to discover if Natasha is as fiery in bed as the defiant spark in her mesmerising eyes, but their recklessness has consequences ... Natasha might be carrying the Alzirz heir! Rakhal whisks her to the desert to await the truth. If she is pregnant they will be married, but if not then there's always room in his harem!
The Sheikh's baby scandal by Carol Marinelli( Book )

19 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playboy sheikh Kedah of Zazinia has loved every minute he's spent earning his outrageous reputation! But about to claim the throne, and with a list of prospective brides being prepared, Kedah knows he must soon accept his royal duty. A scorching night with his poised assistant, Felicia Hamilton, seems the perfect distraction, and her cool beauty masks a desire Kedah is hungering to ignite! But even Kedah isn't prepared for the biggest scandal of all, when their one night together leaves Felicia pregnant with his baby!
Claiming his hidden heir by Carol Marinelli( Book )

16 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Did you forget to tell me about my baby?" He won't be denied his heir! Buttoned-up PA Cecelia Andrews's resignation released her secret raw desire for her demanding playboy boss, Luka Kargas. One year after his callous dismissal, Cecelia's hiding an even greater secret--their daughter! She'll never let coldhearted Luka make her daughter feel unwanted. But when Luka uncovers her deceit, there's no escaping the consequences of her passionate surrender
Billionaire without a past by Carol Marinelli( Book )

24 editions published between 2016 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nikolai Eristov lives by one rule: never look back. The inscrutable tycoon has buried his past so deep that, to the outside world, the only thing driving him is his personal chauffeur. Until Nikolai meets elegant ballet dancer Rachel Cary at a wedding... Behind her practiced smile and innate sensuality, he glimpses a woman running from shadows as dark as his own. One electric night together leads Nikolai to promise Rachel two weeks of exquisite pleasure. Except for the first time, this indomitable billionaire lied. Because two weeks isn't nearly enough!
Sicilian's shock proposal by Carol Marinelli( Book )

19 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He took her virginity, she'll take her revenge! Standing outside Luka Cavalieri's gleaming office, Sophie Durante's heart is pounding. Eight years ago, being caught in the Sicilian tycoon's bed destroyed her pride and her reputation. He owes her, and now she's come to collect. To placate her ailing father, Luka must become her fake fiancé! Intrigued, Luka agrees to Sophie's outrageous proposal, one glimpse of the feisty spirit simmering behind her cool exterior and he believes this engagement charade could be pleasurable. But a wedding night is out of the question, until he can entice Sophie to admit just how much she wants one!
The cost of the forbidden by Carol Marinelli( Book )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruthless CEO Sev Derzhavin is a master at getting whatever- and whoever!- he wants. Rejected as a child, Sev has never been refused since. So when his personal assistant, beautiful brunette Naomi Johnson, resigns, Sev can't resist the challenge of enticing her to stay. Naomi knows she has to walk away before she gives in to the chemistry with her infamous heartbreaker boss and opens her heart to yet more bruises. But on their last business trip to Dubai, Sev makes a shocking suggestion to relieve the tension between them...enjoy some overtime-in his bed!
The innocent's secret baby by Carol Marinelli( Book )

14 editions published in 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sicilian tycoon Raul Di Savo meets Lydia Hayward it's not only her cool elegance he desires - seducing Lydia will also deny his lifelong rival's bid for her body ... Desperate to escape being sold to a stranger, Lydia turns to Raul - he only promises her one night, but his expert touch awakens her to pleasure she cannot resist! Discovering she's a pawn in Raul's game of revenge, Lydia leaves ... and then she realises an unexpected consequence will bind her to Raul for ever!
Return of the untamed billionaire by Carol Marinelli( Book )

17 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every night, prima ballerina Anya Ilyushin dances for Roman Zverev--the man who once captured her heart, before shattering it. Anya has buried the fragments behind an impenetrable wall, but when Roman saunters into her dressing room, their fierce attraction is rekindled ..."--Back cover
The Playboy of Puerto Banús by Carol Marinelli( Book )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rich, famous and notorious. Raul Sanchez Fuente scores three out of three. When she agreed to help out a friend, Estelle Connolly didn't expect to end up as an escort to a society wedding, or to catch the eye of the most powerful man in the room. Innocent Estelle struggles to retain her sophisticated cover especially when Raul makes her an outrageous offer, the money to settle her family problems in exchange for a few months of her time, as Mrs. Sanchez! Contract has been signed, the Spanish honeymoon arranged, but there isn't a clause to cover all consequences of the wedding night
The price of his redemption by Carol Marinelli( Book )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Daniil Zverev is the world's most ruthless and sinfully seductive tycoon. No one would ever know the cruelty and rejection that fueled his ascent. But beautiful ballet teacher Libby Tennent is getting under Daniil's skin and dangerously close to the truth. From the moment she waltzed into his office, feisty Libby has challenged the dark-hearted Russian. He doesn't do favors, yet he helps Libby's business. He definitely doesn't do relationships, yet one night with Libby isn't enough! Money might be no object, yet the cost of getting closer to Libby is much higher..." -- Page [4] cover
Protecting the desert princess by Carol Marinelli( Book )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seven days without her crown! Princess Layla of Ishla craves just one week outside the gilded cage of her palace. A chance to try absolutely everything that is forbidden! 1. Sharing a romantic dinner 2. Dancing the night away 3. Kissing a gorgeous man. The only exception? She must remain pure for her future husband! When she arrives in Australia, she finds there's only one man who can help her fulfill this dream. Revered yet feared, Mikael Romanov has earned his ruthless legal reputation, yet spirited Layla quickly gets beneath his skin. Mikael's sworn to protect her, but can he protect Layla from himself"--Page [4] of cover
The billionaire's Christmas cinderella by Carol Marinelli( Book )

17 editions published between 2018 and 2020 in English and Spanish and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She's as pure as winter snow... Can her innocence redeem him? Charismatic Manhattan tycoon Abe Devereux is famed for his cold heart. Meeting compassionate nanny Naomi, who's determined to see the good in him, is a novelty - as is the potency of their undeniable connection! Abe's notoriously merciless, and he wants this shy Cinderella between his sheets by Christmas. But will seducing gentle Naomi be Abe's biggest risk or his greatest chance of redemption?
Sicilian's baby of shame by Carol Marinelli( Book )

14 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seduced ... Shamed ... Pregnant! When hotel chambermaid Sophie delivers room service to Sicily's most dark-hearted tycoon, Bastiano Conti, his raw sexuality tempts her to take the ultimate risk surrendering her untouched body to his! Bastiano's ruthlessness is renowned, but even his conscience flickers when Sophie is fired for their indiscretion - the memories of which are branded onto his very soul - and disappears. Bastiano finds Sophie working in a bar disgraced, destitute and pregnant! Rejected by his own family, Bastiano is determined to claim his child ... by seducing defiant Sophie into wearing his ring!"--Back cover
The innocent's shock pregnancy by Carol Marinelli( Book )

15 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wherever ruthless billionaire Ethan Devereux goes, the press follow. So when he discovers the astonishing night he shared with talented actress Merida ended in pregnancy, he moves fast to contain the scandal. Suddenly Merida lands the biggest role of her career--playing the part of the loving Mrs. Devereux. But she knows the real challenge is pretending she can walk away from their electric chemistry..." -- Page [4] cover
A shameful consequence by Carol Marinelli( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2020 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nico Eliades is back on the idyllic Greek island of Xanos to uncover long-buried family secrets. He can't help but notice a bride in a crumpled wedding dress sitting on the steps of his hotel ... Constantine's orchestrated marriage is over before the wedding night. A humiliated virgin bride, she longs to feel desired, and at Nico's skilled hands she experiences white-hot passion. But their one night brings more than just shame on Constantine and her family ... Constantine has no choice but to reveal her bombshell to Nico - yet still her fingers tremble as she dials the number for Eliades Enterprises
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Alternative Names
Marineli Kerol

Marinelliová, Carol

마리넬리, 캐롤


マリネッリ, キャロル