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The Secret Mother (Nanny Wanted)

3.38  ·  Rating Details ·  32 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
NANNY WANTEDJob: To look after three-year-old Caitlin--cute and cuddly, she's in need of lots of tender loving care and mothering....

"Special" Qualifications: Matthew is looking for one nanny in particular--Caroline Smith. He's a man with a mission and will stop at nothing to get his own way. So what is he looking for--a nanny, a mother, or is it perhaps a wife?

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ebook, 192 pages
Published July 15th 2011 by Harlequin Treasury-Harlequin Presents 90s (first published December 1st 1997)
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KatieV
This had potential and started out great, but the ending was done very poorly and significantly brought down the rating.

*** contains spoilers ***

The h is engaged to a gay man because she really likes him and has no family of her own, etc, etc. His mom (who's a piece of work) suspects he is gay, so she puts pressure on the guy to date/marry and he likes the h and thinks she'd make a good 'beard', basically.

The h then meets the hero, who turns out to be her fiance's step-brother. It's instalust an
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Leona
Oct 20, 2013 Leona rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: hqn-presents
This is one of those Harley's where you definitely need to check reality at the door when you start reading it. This was one of those heart wrenching tear jerkers that only a story about a mother's unconditional love can bring about.

For the life of me, I couldn't figure out what she saw in the hero. As the ending unraveled, (view spoiler), I kept hoping that something would happen that would actually redeem the hero. Unfortun
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Missy
Dec 05, 2015 Missy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good read. Please read the other reviews for English storyline.

There are a lot of undercurrents flowing above and below the surface of this seaming straightforth read.

Lies, deception, revenge, & heartache from 4 years before are still shaping the choices that Matthew and Kate/Caroline are making leading to of course more pain. They will need to be open & honest with each other......and listen to forgive.

Kate/Caroline has really suffered with losing everything and not to mention all the
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Heather Lire
Apr 09, 2016 Heather Lire rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
So I read this book when it was very first released back in the day and while A LOT of time has passed since then it still brings a smile to my face.
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