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Her Secret, His Duty (The Adair Legacy #1)

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New York Times bestselling author Carla Cassidy writes about a scandal--and a passion--that could be front-page news...

When Debra Prentice discovers she's pregnant, she knows two things are true: that she can't wait to become a mother...and that she can never reveal the father's identity to anyone. Because not only is Trey Winston her boss's son, he's also got his eye on
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published April 1st 2014 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2014)
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Leslie
This was a sweet story of a night shared between two people. How they were thrown into working closely together and how the memory of that night wouldn't leave either of them!

Trey, the oldest son, was thinking about running for senate, he had the perfect political girlfriend, Cecily, and then Debra found out she was pregnant with Treys baby. Because she worked for his mom, and knowing he should run for senate, she was determined that he never find out. And it worked for a while.

Someone was mes
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Susan
Very good book, really kept me wondering what was going to happen next. Debra has known Trey for years, as she is his mother's personal assistant. She has been attracted to him from the time they met. One night, after unexpectedly seeing each other at a local bar, they had a passionate encounter. Now Debra is pregnant and she can't tell him or anyone else that he's the father. Trey is about to start a campaign for senator and doesn't need a scandal attached to his name. His mother, Kate, is thin ...more
Pam
Mar 09, 2014 Pam rated it really liked it
A One night stand with her employers son leaves Debra pregnant. Now Trey is running for Senator and her employer is deciding whether or not to run for President. Debra is determined to do her job and not let this indiscretion keep Trey and Kate from achieving their goals. Now Debra keeps misplacing things, then a shooting and a fire. Is someone wanting to kill Debra or what and why?
Griz Girl
Mar 17, 2014 Griz Girl rated it really liked it
This was a good book--a very very fast read (4 hours!)...and a nice start to an interesting miniseries. However, it must not have been a "great" book--because a day later and I can't remember much about it.

I liked the Adair-Winston brothers, and Debra's efficiency made me smile. Otherwise, not much plot to speak of--except for what I saw coming a mile away. ;)
Jen_C
Mar 03, 2014 Jen_C rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ons, richie-rich, politics
Pretty good. I did get a bit annoyed with both characters assuming they knew how the other felt rather than directly asking each other....you know what they say about assuming!
Kristen
Oct 02, 2014 Kristen rated it really liked it
Shelves: ncc-books
That can’t be! Debra Prentice can’t be pregnant, but thinking back six weeks ago to that passionate one night stand proves that she can. Debra has no intentions of giving her baby up; she’ll just have to keep the baby’s father a secret forever. Because, even though Debra has had a crush on the man for years, she knows that she isn’t right for him – that she isn’t the kind of woman that a man of his standing needs beside him. As the product of an affair between a married man and a drunk, Debra’s ...more
Paula Legate
Apr 01, 2014 Paula Legate rated it really liked it
I love this series. the cast of characters drew me right in to the story.


This book had a lot going on. Kate had served as vice president. She had three sons. Sam had come home from the war closed off. He needed help, but no one could break through his walls to help him get the help he needed. Thad was a police investigator. Trey was following in the family footsteps and was putting in his bid to run for a senate seat. Debra was Kate's ultra efficient secretary.
Trey had been dating Cecily. It w
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Livia
Apr 21, 2014 Livia rated it really liked it
HER SECRET, HIS DUTY BY Carla Cassidy, is book one in in a new Harlequin Romantic Suspense mini-series titled The Adair Legacy.

Politics is the name of the game in this series where the matriarch is former vice president Kate Winston. Her right hand is Debra Prentice, a young woman that knows the ins and outs of working in a firm where her boss could very well be the next candidate for President of the United States. It is also possible that Kate's very attractive oldest son is likely to be the n
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Sue Stewart
May 26, 2014 Sue Stewart rated it it was amazing
First book in the Adair Legacy series and I AM LOVING it! Story of Kate Adair Winston (former US VP)and her family AND what "secrets and lies" that are going to be revealed. Common thread in the series, but each book is about a different couple. First book is about son Trey (has great political aspirations) and his involvement with his mother's personal assistant Debra. Enjoyed the romantic elements and Loved the Suspense - could not put the book down! Am now reading, Executive Protection, book ...more
Harlequin Books
"Cassidy creates strong conflict and tension. An intricate plot, sympathetic characters and hot chemistry between Debra and Trey make this a great read (RT Book Reviews)". 4 stars

Miniseries: The Adair Legacy
Jimmy Smith
Apr 27, 2015 Jimmy Smith rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very intense

Exciting and interesting characters. A definite page Turner from first to last page. I want to know what happens next, I hope it is as good as this book was, looks like a different author writes the next.
Andreia Silva
Oct 28, 2014 Andreia Silva rated it really liked it
I do have to admit the first 60% of the book was boring as hell, but then after they discover that it was trey's baby, damn the action just flowed perfectly, loved the last chapter, a real emotional roller coaster, loved it, so I gave it 4 star just for less than half the book, xD sad
Kathy Waldrop
Jun 23, 2015 Kathy Waldrop rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Entertaining good read.

This book is a good book to read for the weekend. It kept me entertained for weekend. Thank you Carla.
Melody Goeken
May 20, 2016 Melody Goeken rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Beware of cliff at the end

Loved the book, was irritated with the somewhat HEA for now, when obviously all questions had not been answered. I guess that explains the $.99 cost.
Charis
Jan 26, 2016 Charis rated it liked it
Great series
Amy
Mar 14, 2016 Amy rated it liked it
Umm, what a crazy story. I understand why Debra kept it a secret, but it was clearly the wrong choice. The book was okay, weird ending, won't be reading the rest of the series though.
Cat
May 19, 2014 Cat rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mills-boon
I loved this book. Great sorry line and loved the romance.
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Sinopsis en Español // Synopsis in Spanish 1 1 Feb 14, 2016 09:01AM  
  • Executive Protection (The Adair Legacy, #2)
  • Taking the Heat
  • When No One Is Watching
  • Hot on the Hunt (ICE: Black Ops Defenders #3)
  • His Duty to Protect (Morgan's Mercenaries #34)
  • Traitorous Attraction
  • Her Last Night of Innocence
  • Nanny 911 (The Precinct: SWAT #4; The Precinct #16)
  • Missing Mother-To-Be
  • Loving Logan
  • Scorsolini Baby Scandal (Scorsolini Princes, #4; Mediterranean Brides, #3)
  • ZOMBIE EVER AFTER: An Undead Zombie Romance, Oozing With Dark Humor: (Can True Love Conquer the Undead?)
  • Her Christmas Protector (Silver Valley P.D. #1)
  • Caitlin's Choice
  • Lethal Lies
  • Secret Identity  (Cooper, #8; Cooper Security, #1)
  • For the Sake of Their Son (The Alpha Brotherhood, #5)
  • Billionaire Bodyguard (Billionaire Bodyguard, #1)

Other Books in the Series

The Adair Legacy (4 books)
  • Executive Protection (The Adair Legacy, #2)
  • Special Ops Rendezvous (The Adair Legacy, #3)
  • Secret Service Rescue (The Adair Legacy, #4)

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