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Expecting the Rancher's Heir (Dynasties: The Jarrods #3)

3.61  ·  Rating Details ·  164 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews

Melissa Jarrod treasured her secret no-strings affair with rich rancher Shane McDermott. Then a pregnancy test rocked the Aspen heiress's world. An out-of-wedlock baby would spook conservative investors in her family's luxury resort business just as she and her siblings were settling in to run Jarrod Ridge. But Shane was a man of honor--curbing his playboy ways and proposi
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Published September 1st 2010 by Silhouette Desire (first published January 1st 2010)
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Mellissa and Shane are having a casual affair. She is shocked when she finds out she is pregnant. He proposes a marriage of convenience she accepts but they have some issues. Melissa wants his unconditional love for her her as well for their baby but Shane has some mommy issues.

I adored Melissa and Shane. She was a sweetheart and he was a dreamy loving hero! Great chemistry and tender love scenes! An epilogue with their baby would have been just perfect :(
Melody Cox
Jun 11, 2016 Melody Cox rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a very good read. I liked that it wasn't overloaded with angst.

Our cowboy and ranch owner Shane was a gorgeous man who went from one woman to another. His mother left when he was nine because she felt a prisoner on their ranch. Being in Colorado they would get snowed in weeks at a time. She finally up and left his father and him when he was nine. Shane never wanted to feel the pain and betrayal is father suffered after his mother abandoned them so he was out for a good time and nothing
Paula Legate
Mar 20, 2013 Paula Legate rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance-suspence
This was a really sweet and short book. I was able to finish it in one afternoon. Melissa finds out she is pregnant. She is afraid her pregnancy will hurt her family’s business. She is also afraid of long term relationships, and so is Shane the father of her baby. The book talks about the challenges they face. They really are sweet to one another. What I really enjoyed about this book is Shane really cares, and loves Mellissa from the start. I’ve read other books when the girl tells the guy she ...more
Melissa Maxwell
Jan 24, 2013 Melissa Maxwell rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Melissa and Shane's story was so good. They started a no strings affair while she was back in Aspen for a year but a night of passion resulted in her becoming pregnant. Shane wants to do the right thing and marry her but she wants to know him better and love him. She falls for him hard and when it seems that he may have too he tries to distance himself from her. It ended very nicely
Sep 30, 2011 Natalya rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
average, it bothered me that we never found out the story of how they met/got together

Shane is really nice and cute <3

I don't know why the heroin was really scared of any one knowing about their relationship .. :/
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Miniseries: Dynasties: The Jarrods
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¿Por conveniencia o por amor?
Melissa Jarrod mantenía en secreto su aventura con el rico ranchero Shane McDermott. Pero entonces, una prueba de embarazo volvió del revés el mundo de la heredera de Aspen. Un bebé nacido fuera del matrimonio espantaría a los conservadores inversores que apoyaban el lujoso complejo de su familia, Jarrod Ridge.
Pero Shane era un hombre de honor y no dudó en proponerle matrimonio. Para él aquello era sólo un matrimonio de conveniencia. Sin
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Mellissa Jarrod was very surprised when she found out she was pregnant. She had been having an affair with rancher, Shane McDermott, but did not believe that he wanted anything but a marriage of convenience. She was in love with him but did not know how he felt about her.

This is my E book for Alphabet Soup. It is the third of 6 in this series which I am reading;
Kaycee ❤️
Another smoking hot installment from the Dynasties: The Jarrods. This is book three in the series and as usual our couple has all kinds-o-ways hot and sexy loving going on. Yup, I fell hard for tough, gruff, dreamy cowboy Shane and enjoyed his struggle with the stubborn and lovable Melissa Jarrods!
May 22, 2016 Mem rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
D2036 Sep2010 The Jarrods #3 Melissa Jarrod and Shane McDermonts' secret no-strings affair has consequences. He proposes marriage, but she wants love. Enjoyed the give and take between the two and how the story worked out.
Jan 06, 2011 Ladyacct rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: shorts
Great book from start to finish. Kept the continuing storyline going.

Book 3 of 6 Jarrods' series.
Cara Ellison
Feb 12, 2011 Cara Ellison rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I don't know why I try to read these category books. I keep trying to find a good one, and the search is still on. Meh.
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Kathie writes at night with country tunes playing from a local radio station while the rest of the world sleeps. It's the quiet time of the night that inspires her to craft her stories with a unique style of sensuality, interspersed with a little humor.

Kathie has been a Romance Writers of America Golden Heart finalist twice. Her June 2001 release, His Baby Surprise, received the National Readers'
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