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by Amelie Rose
Amber Pascoe's ordered life is rocked when Dom Brodie, who she had never expected to see again, arrives and wants to see her. She fears that he will use his wealth to try and take her son but when the truth comes out, she must fight against a hatred and deception that had once almost ruined her life and now threatens harm on a much deadlier scale.
Kindle Edition, Large print, 256 pages
Published 2010 by Icon Management
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I was offered a free copy to review this, and since Amelie is another New Zealand author, I could not refuse. While a reviewer does not need to like what he reads to review it properly, I started with a little trepidation because Love Child is a romance, well outside my usual reading, but to my surprise, I found it quite enjoyable. The story starts in Auckland with Amber becoming pregnant and Dom, the father, without any warning disappearing off to France. Four years later, he returns, finds ...more
Love Child is a wonderful return to true contemporary romance. The conflict between the hero and heroine is more than believable, it's all too often true in the 'real' world. Amelie Rose has a great grasp on characterization. All of the characters were well rounded and enjoyable, even the 'villain', though I enjoyed her in a totally different way (truly a character worth hating). Well done, Amelie.