The Marriage Solution (Harlequin American Romance)
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The Marriage Solution (Fatherhood #28)

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Tara Montgomery is nobody's fool. She's known love 'em and leave 'em types before—heck, she was left pregnant by one. There's no way charming Dylan Ross can tempt her into anything. Except the womanizing bachelor has more in common with Tara than she'd like. He's just discovered he's a father to a four-year-old girl. Single parenthood is tough, and Dylan needs the daycare...more
Mass Market Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 3rd 2011 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2011)
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The old saying that life is what happens while you are busy making other plans may fit everyone’s life somewhat, but that statement is carried to an extreme in Megan Kelly’s enchanting tale, “The Marriage Solution.” You can plan, but you can’t predict may be a more appropriate motto for the two protagonists in this romance. You won’t be disappointed in the intertwined paths these two take. If it’s true that it’s not the destination, it’s the journey, this journey, fraught with rough patches and...more
Decent story set in small town Missouri near Kansas City. Somehow I just didn't feel quite as drawn into the story as I could have been. There were a couple of issues that I felt were solved with a magic wand and once the heroine was a total bitch to the hero which he didn't deserve. Maybe the two of them were so wrapped up in what was going on with their respective kids and families that it felt as if there own relationship was shortchanged a bit. Still over all a nice read.
Extenuating circumstances forced single mother Tara Montgomery and new father of a four-year-old daughter Dylan Ross into a temporary marriage in an effort to ease their complicated situations. As Tara battled with grandparental rights over her three-year-old son, Dylan learned to cope with his grieving child he never knew existed.

“The Marriage Solution” was a sweet straight-forward story dealing with complicated family dynamics in contemporary times. Adding a family environment surrounded with...more
Glenda Alexander
Thank you so much, I am really looking forward to receiving the book!

I love fun reads, and this is one was perfect!

It's about couple (Tara & Dylan) that join forces out of need, two single parents. Tara was deserted by her playboy boyfriend upon hearing of her pregnancy and Dylan finds himself a parent of a four year old daughter Lily he never knew existed until her mother died.

The two have the total support of Dylan’s family, but Tara's wealthy parents had preferred an abortion over a grand...more
Morwa Pal
At first glance, the solution seems obvious. Tara Montgomery needs stability to fight off a custody claim from her son’s seed donor family and Dylan Ross needs help with the daughter he never knew existed. Their attraction for each other is just a side benefit, at least in playboy Dylan’s eyes and an annoyance for Tara.

Watching Tara and Dylan grow while playing house gives the reader a fun look into the challenges of pretend intimacy. I love the way Ms. Kelly uses the theme of family in the boo...more
Jeannie Lin
Well this one was a delightful surprise!

Tara is a single mom who works in a daycare, Dylan is a reformed-playboy who suddenly finds himself the father of a little girl who had been kept secret from him. Aside from these two children, there's also a whole gang of nieces and nephews in tow. Tara and Dylan come up with "The Marriage Solution" to fight off an impending custody battle for Tara's son.

This is really a story about family as much as it is about Tara and Dylan finding each other. Readin...more
Sara Mitchell
3.5 Stars

It was a cute book with a nice marriage of convenience storyline. I liked Dylan and Tara, the story was well written.
This was one of the best American Romances I've read in quite a while! It was romantic but also "real". The plot dealt with a lot of issues and the author did a great job showing the couple work through those things together, which made the love story really believable.
Elke Feuer
Kelly creates wonderful people next door characters that you can't help but care about.
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Megan Kelly read her first Harlequin Romance as a teenager and became an avid reader. She dreamed of writing those exciting and moving stories she loved. After years (and years) of writing, she finally sold to Harlequin American Romance in 2007 and has seen four books published with them. In 2011, she self-published SANTA DEAR. She lives in the Midwest with her husband and two children and is well...more
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