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One Day to Find a Husband (The McKenna Brothers #1)

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Ellie Winston is adopting her late friend's baby… But she hits a husband-sized hump: to adopt Jiao, Ellie has to be married! Where can a commitment-phobic female find a husband in a day? Then cutthroat billionaire Finn McKenna comes to Ellie with a business proposition, only he isn't prepared for Ellie's merger-with-a-twist…marriage!Finn never lets anyone close, even someo ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published July 3rd 2012 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2012)
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Barb
Mar 20, 2013 Barb rated it really liked it
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Ellie Winston is adopting her late friend's baby... But she hits a husband-sized hump: to adopt Jiao, Ellie has to be married! Where can a commitment-phobic female find a husband in a day? Then cutthroat billionaire Finn McKenna comes to Ellie with a business proposition, only he isn't prepared for Ellie's merger-with-a-twist...marriage!
Finn never lets anyone close, even someone as feisty and intriguing as Ellie. But saying "I do," even when you don't really, has a way of making even the most st
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Aurelia Rowl
Score: 3.5 stars out of 5

Social media has put me in touch with Shirley Jump and I have since learned that she has an enviable shoe collection and far too much energy, doing desperately unhealthy things like running (and hopefully not in some of those high heels I've seen!). Shirley also offers online writing courses for aspiring authors as well as established writers so when I was offered ARCs for the McKenna Brothers series, I jumped (no pun intended) at the opportunity.

Through no fault of the
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Charlotte Mcfall
Jul 01, 2012 Charlotte Mcfall rated it really liked it
I found 'One Day to Find a Husband' hard to get into initially as the hero Finn Mckenna was really hard to accept as a hero, he seemed much to business like and not very likeable. How wrong can first impressions be, Finn turned out to be a well rounded character who had shut himself off from the world of Love due to heartbreak. Something I am sure many can relate. His business is in serious trouble and agrees to enter a marriage of convenience in order to get on board with WW CEO Ellie. She gets ...more
Julie Barrett
Jun 22, 2012 Julie Barrett rated it it was amazing
One Day To Find A Husband by Shirley Jump
Finn McKeena is one of the best architects in the city for any design needed.
His younger brother is the casanova of the family, a girl every night of the week without even trying
Ellie Winston has just moved from the south to Boston to take over and run her father's architect firm as he's had a heart attack. Problem is people are leaving for other positions with other companies. she has just won a bid for the new hospital and nobody there is qualified to
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Sara  HarlequinJunkie
Ellie and Finn get married as a purely business arrangement; Ellie gets a husband to help with her adoption proceedings and Finn get a chance to jump-start his failing business. So far so good…

I’m really on the fence with this book; there are parts that I like and parts that has me scratching my head saying ‘Seriously’?

I think my problem is not the story or the writing but Finn himself and that's a first! For a creative guy who is an architect he is rather somber and dull. I usually like uptight
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Susan
Jul 15, 2012 Susan rated it really liked it
Good book. Both Ellie and Finn have issues with relationships. Ellie needs a husband in order to adopt Jiao, and Finn needs to partner his company with Ellie's for a new project. Both of them are attracted, but each one tends to back away from the feelings for fear that they may not last. Finn also has a reputation of being ruthless in acquiring new businesses and Ellie is afraid that he might be using her. I really liked Finn when he was in nice guy mode, as he was a really romantic and fun guy ...more
Dalimar
Mar 09, 2014 Dalimar rated it it was ok
Shelves: romance
Lo encontré muy soso,para ser un Harlequin,rescato que al fin no es el típico millonario y la pobre virgen, pero no le encontré ni química y mucho menos pasión.
Lorelei Frank
Jan 09, 2015 Lorelei Frank rated it it was amazing
Fun read story about promises made to friends and a love for a child. Throw in an "must be married" adoption rule and you have a pretty funny story about two strangers who have no clue how to do relationships. Must read!
Andrea Moreno
Mar 19, 2014 Andrea Moreno rated it liked it
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Linniegayl
Nov 10, 2012 Linniegayl rated it really liked it
I read this for review at All About Romance and gave it a B.

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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shirley Jump spends her days writing romance and women’s fiction to feed her shoe addiction and avoid cleaning the toilets. She cleverly finds writing time by feeding her kids junk food, allowing them to dress in the clothes they find on the floor and encouraging the dogs to double as vacuum cleaners.

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