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Sarah Magarity just broke the first rule of social work: don't get personally involved. But how can she ignore the orphaned tyke who shows up in her office on Christmas Eve? The chance to make a difference is awfully tempting.So's the rancher with the sexy smile who might be the boy's father. Still, Sarah has to be nuts to let Ty Parker sweet-talk her into a cattle drive a ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published November 27th 2012 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2012)
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Sara  HarlequinJunkie
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A sweet American romance that will steal your heart.

On Christmas Eve Sarah Magarity is the only person in her office. She doesn’t expect anyone to drop by, especially not a woman dropping off a little orphaned boy. Now it’s up to her to find his father and demand that he takes responsibility for his child. That is until the name in the birth certificate names the man she had problems the year before when he tried to start a big brother, which turned out to be a bi
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Judy & Marianne from Long and Short Reviews
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I can’t blame the heroine of this story for losing her heart to little Jimmy, because I did, too and right off the bat.

Sarah is a social worker who’s left with an orphaned boy on Christmas Eve. The father is potentially a man she knows, Ty Parker, but there’s no real proof. Ty is understandably shocked that he might be the father to the boy and asks for DNA tests. While they wait for those to come through, either little Jimmy has to g
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Susan
Good book. When orphaned Jimmy is dropped at her office on Christmas Eve, Sarah can't just leave the five year old at a group home for older kids. She breaks the rules and takes him home with her. Over the next few days she attempts to reach the man who may be Jimmy's father. When she does, Ty is unwilling to believe that his ex's son is also his until the DNA test comes back. He does invite Sarah and Jimmy to come to the ranch and participate in their cattle drive. Ty plans to keep his emotiona ...more
Laurie
I enjoyed reading this heartwarming Romance. It flows at a good pace with enough descriptive detail so that a picture was easily painted in my mind while I was reading. The story is engrossing with several unexpected twists. Sarah and Ty have good chemistry, but I really thought the little guy, Jimmy, was just too cute and absolutely so adorable.
The little boy dumped on Christmas Eve at Social Services into the burned-out, bummed-out care of a disenchanted case worker is the catalyst that ultim
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Karla Darcy
I loved this book!!
The Rancher’s Son by Leigh Duncan is as charming a book as I’ve read this year. Sarah works for DCFS and tries not to get involved with her cases but when a five year old is literally dropped off in her office over Christmas, she can’t help but lose her heart. The search for Jimmy’s father leads her to a rancher who runs a cattle drive for tourists and Sarah signs on with Jimmy so that Ty can get to know the child. The details of the trail ride are fun to read but the heart of
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Englishrose
This was a nice light read. Much of the story focused on the main characters' relationship and attitude towards Jimmy rather than each other. The romance was light but sweet. The story progresses well with an interesting plot and a good mystery underlying it all. Not a lot of side characters, which makes the story focus in on the three of them rather than spreading it out too much. An interesting read, though again, I would have liked a little more romance rather than just personal growth. Never ...more
The Literary Connoisseur
I am ashamed to say that before I dove into Leigh Duncan's Glades County Cowboys books, I had yet to read a Harlequin Romance. I am not entirely sure how I've lived my life so far without reading one, but I finally did, and it was well worth the wait.
Rancher's Son was the first ever Harlequin Romance I read, not only by Leigh Duncan, but altogether, and it was amazing! As soon as I started the book I was interested, and I would only fall more in love as I read on.
Sarah Magarity doesn't know if s
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Sonali Rakesh
The book was enjoyable with its pace. A very heartwarming story about a boy who is saved from living in foster homes. Because of him a rancher and a kind hearted woman fall in love and start a family with the boy as their son.
Yazmin
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Alyssa
This one made me teary-eyed. And I don't say that too often. :)
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Leigh Duncan spent years moving about the country, but now lives on Central Florida’s east coast, not far from where she attended elementary school. Married to the love of her life, she writes the kind of books she enjoys reading, ones where home, family and community are key to well-deserved happy endings. Leigh's debut book, The Officer's Girl, was a 2010 Harlequin American Romance. Rancher's So ...more
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