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Waiting for Baby (Baby to Be #7)

3.8  ·  Rating Details ·  105 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Lilly Russo is thrilled--and terrified--to be pregnant. First it's a bit of a shock that her brief affair with the owner of Bear Creek Ranch, Jake Tucker, led to a new life growing inside her. But there are complications. She's worried about being a mom, but she's even more concerned about Jake, already a busy single father of three girls. And now he's proposing to turn ...more
Paperback, 219 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Harlequin (first published 2009)
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Its well writen but in my mind somewhat unorigonal. I would have prefered that it covered more of their developing relationship instead of Lilly's very complicated pregnancy and her ensuing issues. Personally I felt like the book was more about the baby than the relationship and I think that's what ultimatly bothers me. They are complex charachters though, and I would certainly say its worth the read if you have nothing better to do. It sounds harsh but, that's about it.
Paula Legate
Oct 14, 2013 Paula Legate rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance-suspence
This was a very emotional, and touching story. Lilly in her first marriage, had a miscarriage, a stillborn. Her last pregnancy she had her son, which was born with birth defects. He didn’t live long. Her husband couldn’t stand to look or hold his own son. It tore Lilly’s heart apart. She loved her son with her heart and soul. After the funeral, she received divorce papers. She now works for an adult daycare. She loves her job, and knows she is helping other families. Lilly and jack were dating, ...more
Randy Read
Mar 18, 2013 Randy Read rated it it was amazing
i thought this was a very good story it ended with a very happy ending lilly had been waiting so long to have another baby that was perfectly healthy and she did it she and jake were so happy together and loved the idea of sharing their lives together with his 3 daughters and their newborn baby girl. she had been married previously before she had met Jake and while she was pregnant he was there at the hospital with her as she went through an ultrasound before she had the baby and her mom came ...more
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Apr 19, 2012 Tia rated it liked it
This book was actually frustrating but good. The heroine had a condition that all her prior three babies had died because of her DNA. So when she accidentally gets pregnant again with the hero, not her ex-husband, she is terrified that she will lose this baby too. After a strenuous pregnancy and the hero sticking by her, things eventually all work out. Yay!
Mar 15, 2011 Joy rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
Unexpectedly pregnant by her rancher ex-boyfriend, a woman who manages an adult day care struggles with their resurrected relationship, her job, and her history of pregnancy loss and birth defects. Oddly touching for a Harlequin romance.
Patricia Solla
Jun 29, 2011 Patricia Solla rated it really liked it
Shelves: books-i-own, pbs
Interesting take on a woman's choice to have her baby. Also some good insight into what Adult Day Care is all about and good insight into special needs persons.
Shanyn Hosier
I received this book for free from either a raffle basket or conference swag bag, I can't remember.

I'm not generally a fan of the Harlequin recipe romance, but this one threw me enough curves that it held my interest. I liked that the heroine, Lilly, worked with disabled adults, and the depiction of that part of her life was very interesting and felt genuine. I also enjoyed McDavid's local (for me) setting of rural Arizona. McDavid also did a great job writing the hero's daughters, who were anyt
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