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A Deliberate Father (Suddenly a Parent #24)
by Kate Kelly (Goodreads Author)
Falling for a woman with kids was never part of Jordan Tanner's plans. His intention was to quickly sell the building he's inherited and pave the way to financial freedom. Yet the moment he encounters Nell Hart—and her niece and nephew—all his goals fly out the window. Something about her zest and her passion leave him a little breathless. More than that, Jordan discovers ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published November 29th 2011 by Harlequin
(first published January 1st 2011)
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Really good book. Jordan started out with one plan - sell the house and use the money to build his own business. But as soon as he met Nell and the rest of the residents of the house, his plans started to change. The drive to make money began to become a need to belong. Nell was used to caring for everyone, and wasn't quite sure how to let someone else help take care of her. I loved the way that Jordan became part of the family, and learned to allow himself to feel.
I don't read a lot of contemporary romance, but I'm very glad I read this one! Kate Kelly's characters grabbed me from the very first page and remained in my heart long after I closed the book. The hero and heroine had both been through so much, and while it affected their aspirations and their choices, it never made them self-pitying or selfish. The characters of Nell's niece and nephew were skillfully drawn, making them appealing yet totally realistic as children who have had to deal with too ...more
Kate Kelly has had a love affair with books her entire life. Writing came in fits and starts, and she didn’t take it seriously until her forties. Now she can’t get along without it. She has finaled in the RWA Golden Heart and has been the recipient of the RWA Daphne du Maurier award. She has the good fortune to live on the east coast of Canada with her husband (the children have flown away). She w ...moreMore about Kate Kelly...
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