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Daddy Next Door

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Not Your Everyday Hero

Nearly setting her house on fire isn't the way Alyssa Douglas is supposed to begin her new life. Luckily Ben Cooper, her handsome new neighbor, is there to charge to her rescue. A widowed single mother, Alyssa has moved to Rainbow Lake to build a future for her young sons in the big-hearted Wisconsin seaside town. And she's getting a warm welcome fro
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published July 23rd 2013 by Love Inspired (first published January 1st 2013)
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Janine
May 09, 2014 Janine rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"Daddy Next Door" by Carol Voss is a truly remarkable story that I got so lost in with its realistic trials and tribulations of two single parents with a romance blooming.

Alyssa Douglas is a woman who recognizes her own weaknesses and wants to strengthen them for herself and her boys. It is that strength and her determination to learn that makes her an incredibly strong heroin in my opinion.

Ben Cooper is a man who is comfortable in his own skin, while helping those around him as well as encoura
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Julia G.
"Daddy Next Door" was phenomenal and one of the best Christian romance novels I have read in awhile. The storyline and characters were absolutely superb. I completely fell in love with Alyssa, Ben, Joey, Robbie, and Hope. They made a lovely family, and I was thankful to have been able to read their story and go on this journey with them. I also loved the author's style of writing: it was easy to follow and relate to, and it flowed really well. Carol Voss is an extremely talented author and I hav ...more
Laura
Apr 15, 2014 Laura rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Title: DADDY NEXT DOOR
Author: Carol Voss
Publisher: Love Inspired
August 2013
ISBN: 978-0373878345
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Not Your Everyday Hero

Nearly setting her house on fire isn't the way Alyssa Douglas is supposed to begin her new life. Luckily Ben Cooper, her handsome new neighbor, is there to charge to her rescue. A widowed single mother, Alyssa has moved to Rainbow Lake to build a future for her young sons in the big-hearted Wisconsin seaside town. And she's getting a warm welcome from B
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June
Nov 17, 2013 June rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Alyssa lost her husband while pregnant with their second child. Bed rest and sorrow caused her to need to depend on others. Now, a year later she is in need of her independence. Her grandmother passed away and left a cottage to her and Alyssa sees this as the answer to her problems. Only within minutes of arriving, the cottage catches fire and needs major repairs.

Ben lives next door with his daughter Hope. Almost instantly he's a goner. Alyssa's sons Joey and Robbie capture his heart. As does Al
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Gail
Nice little story. Heroine is a widow trying to stand on her own feet. She has 2 boys, one an infant. The hero lives next door and is a rescuer, including the 12-year-old daughter he adopted. So when the heroine's house catches fire in a blizzard the day she tries to move in... This is a sweet story with a reasonable amount of angst. All the conflict seems to be wrapped up in a bit of a rush, but it's an enjoyable read. I liked it.
Michelle
May 29, 2015 Michelle rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rainbow Lake
Book 3

I am a sucker for a great father story! Benn (or Coop, whichever name you perfer) was a GREAT dad! He took a baby, not his own, and raised her as his own. Now at the age of 12, Hope feels she's going to lose her father to someone else.

Alyssia is a sweet single mother who just wants to take care of herself and her two young sons with nobody's help. She struggles with this. Her four year old, Joey, worries about losing those he loves since his dad was killed in an accident after
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"Voss' characters demonstrate that self-sufficiency does not mean that one has to go it alone." RT Book Reviews, rated 4 stars
Diana
Sep 05, 2013 Diana rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: All Adults
I love this book the details it has and all the Great emotions u have in the story makes it a great book to read
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Received 4 stars @ RT Book Reviews
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Carol Voss has received two Golden Heart nominations and two Maggie Award nominations. She has won the Heart of the Rockies contest, the Four Seasons Award, the Golden Pen, the Silver Quill, and the Published Beacon. She has published four books with Harlequin, three of which are Love Inspired inspirational romances. A BABY FOR SARAH is Carol’s fourth inspirational romance and received third place ...more
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