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The Good Father (Where Secrets Are Safe #6)

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Starting over...again!

It seems a lifetime ago that Brett Ackerman wanted to share his life with Ella Wales. He really believed he could put his abusive family history behind him...until he realised it would always be part of him. Then he pushed her away. Hard.

Now Ella’s back as part of the High Risk Team at The Lemonade Stand, the unique women’s shelter Brett founded. And
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Paperback, Harlequin Super Romance #1991, 384 pages
Published June 2015 by Harlequin Books
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Kay
Jun 04, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Andrew
Feb 24, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I think I'm going to have to avoid Quinn's work in future. There seems to be very little actual romance and instead features extremely dysfunctional families, deep psychological issues/trauma and lots of family abuse/violence.

Not an enjoyable read.
Emma
Jun 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Good Father by Tara Taylor Quinn
(Where Secrets are Safe - Book 6)


Starting over...again It seems a lifetime ago that Brett Ackerman wanted to share his life with Ella Wales. He really believed he could put his abusive family history behind him...until he realized it would always be part of him. Then he pushed her away. Hard . Now Ella's back as part of the High Risk Team at The Lemonade Stand, the unique women's shelter Brett founded. And she needs his help with a family crisis. But even now,
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Diana
Jun 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This is the sixth book in the series and the first one I have read.

Brett had sold his dot com business and was working/ overseeing many charity organizations. His work kept him very busy. One of the organizations he is on the board with is The Lemonade Stand for abusive women.

Ella was working as a Head nurse in a neo natal unit for high risk infants. She was also part of a high risk team at the Lemonade Stand. One day a grandmother dropped off an infant in need of help. The mother finally came i
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Kate Vale
If you've never truly understood how abuse affects a person--child or adult--read this book. Brett Ackerman founded the Lemonade Stand, but his money doesn't really tell him what it means to the people who seek refuge there. He's walled away his heart to prevent him from following in his abusive father's footsteps, and no one knows he's the money behind the Lemonade Stand.

Ella Ackerman divorced Brett after he rejected the baby they created, and she leaves him to grieve the loss of that baby alon
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Peggy
Jun 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I found this book to be such an emotional roller coaster ride for me. It took me through feeling and thoughts that I never thought about. The characters are so realistic and lovable, I mean how can you not love them with everything that they have been through. The story plot if so real, and when I say real, I mean real! Once you pick this book up you find yourself lost in it. You feel their feelings and emotions. This was the first time reading for this author and I have to say, she is now on my ...more
Cori Nichols
Jul 15, 2016 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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I won this book in a GoodReads.com giveaway.
I found this book lacking in a lot of ways. Interested in what else I thought you can check out my blog.
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