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The Secret Sin

(Return to Indigo Springs #3)

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Annie Sublinski was sixteen when a brief encounter with Ryan Whitmore left her pregnant. Ryan stood by her decision to give up their baby for adoption. Now that child is here in Indigo Springs, forcing Annie to confront the man she's been avoiding all these years….

It seems she underestimated Ryan. He wants to get to know the daughter he thought he'd never see. And her moth
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Paperback, Large Print, 320 pages
Published August 11th 2009 by Harlequin Superromance Large Print (first published January 1st 2009)
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SK Payne
I just finished reading this book and I must say that although I enjoyed it, I felt that certain things were a little easy. For example, at the end when it is revealed that they are Lindsey's birth parents, it seemed as though when Annie and Lindsey met at the train station, Lindsey forgave them so easily. No outbursts, no nothing. I felt that there could have been more to explore with that. I would have also liked to see what her adopted parents reaction to her finding her birth parents in Indi ...more
Carrie Garza
Apr 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
Annie and Ryan made a baby when they were 16. They put her up for adoption and never saw each h other again. Until quite by coincidence they all wind up Indigo at the same time. And when the truth comes out will they get to be together.

It was a good story. But Annie's insecurities over the events of 13 years ago just weighed on me, and took some of my pleasure from the book.
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Darlene Gardner left her life as a newspaper sportswriter behind for love and romance. She has more than 30 books in print, from single-title romantic comedies to emotionally charged family dramas. She’s currently self publishing updated editions from her backlist and working on a series of Young Adult romances with paranormal elements. That is, when she’s not playing tennis.

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Return to Indigo Springs (5 books)
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