When wealthy executive Dave Anders goes to the vet to pick up his dog, he ends up chasing a monkey and kissing the vet herself. Dr. Merrie McGregor’s drawn to this teasing, sexy man but she never expects to see him again—until he shows up as Santa Claus on her doorstep on Christmas Eve with gifts for Merrie’s visiting niece Steffie.
Learning that her selfish sister plans to stick her adopted daughter in boarding school, Merrie will go to any lengths to get the little girl entrusted to her, even faking an engagement with Dave. The problem is that Dave seems to be taking the whole engagement business a little too seriously. Can a warm December really last the whole year round?
“I'm a sucker for Jacqueline Diamond's romances. They always contain strong families and the complication of having an innocent child in the mix. It's easy to read them in one sitting and you always get emotionally wrapped up in the characters' lives.”—Helen Slifer, WritersUnlimited
USA Today bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond has sold more than a hundred novels, including medical romances, Regency romances and mysteries. A former Associated Press reporter and TV columnist, Jacqueline has been honored with a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award and is a two-time RITA © Award finalist. She is best known for her seventeen-book Safe Harbor Medical romance series, beginning with The Would-Be Mommy. She currently writes a spin-off series, the Safe Harbor Medical Mysteries. She is also updating and reissuing her classic romantic comedies and Regency romances.
Dr. Barry Cantrell has just spent two years on a remote island in the Pacific as a doctor for the Peace Corps. Now that he's back in L.A., he's more than ready to settle down—with an appropriate person, of course. He never intended to spend a glorious night with a beautiful woman who's his total opposite.
Chelsea Byers doesn't know what to make of the uptight but gorgeous pediatrician, except that it's better they just stay friends. But a platonic relationship does not seem to be in the cards—Chelsea discovers that not only is Barry her new boss, she's also carrying his twins!
It isn’t Marianne Arnet’s fault that her parents are reputed to be spies for Napoleon and have fled Regency England. Now the handsome and powerful Lord Whitestone is threatening to bar her from the upcoming London Season and deny her a longed-for chance to mingle in the literary world.
Lord Whitestone doesn’t realise that Marianne is his secret correspondent, and that he’s already half in love with her. Now she’s determined to come to London, even if that means using a disguise.
After these two meet, there’s love in the air. And danger, not only for Marianne but for her parents as well.
“[A Lady of Letters has] enough screwball-comedy touches to keep things prancing along cheerily.”--Kirkus Reviews
"I was thrilled to find another author, like Candice Hern, writing in the great tradition of the Heyer Regency."--Anne Glover, Regency Reader
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A baby is the last thing surgical nurse Anya Meeks expected from her passionate New Year's Eve fling. Growing up, Anya shouldered more than her share of responsibility, even raising her three younger siblings. She isn't ready to tackle a lifelong commitment to a child—or to a man—no matter how caring and attentive he seems.
A drop-dead-gorgeous doctor like Jack Ryder is used to the women of Safe Harbor Hospital vying for his attention. Too bad the only woman he wants is avoiding him. Jack longs for a family—he'll do anything to persuade Anya not to put their baby up for adoption. But with her jaded views on relationships and family, it won't be easy. Can he convince her that their love is no accident?
Betrayed by the handsome doctor, the nurse kept a big
Falsely accused of harming a patient, Jan Garcia was hurt
and angry that her fiancé, Dr. Zack Sargent, believed the charges. They broke
off their engagement, and when she discovered she was pregnant, he reluctantly
signed papers for an adoption.
Although Zack later learned the truth about her innocence,
by then he’d married another woman after a short acquaintance. Broken-hearted
at this second betrayal, Jan decided not to tell him she’d changed her mind and
was raising their little girl alone.
Eight years later, she returns to California to work at Safe
Harbor Medical Center and runs into Zack. Stunned to learn that young Kimmie
isn’t growing up in a two-parent family as he believed, the widowed
obstetrician is determined to be part of her life. But he also must protect his
stepdaughter, who’s only a year older than Kimmie. Can this nurse and doctor
forgive each other and face up to their simmering personal differences—at the
risk of falling in love again?
Described as “a delightful tale” by WeReallyDig.com, The
M.D.’s Secret Daughter is Book 9 of Jacqueline Diamond’s Safe Harbor
Medical romances. Like the other novels in the series, it can be read as a
Diamond’s latest story at Safe Harbor Medical Center takes you to the
emotional, betrayal, and an everlasting love. I couldn't wait to see
how this story would end.”—Helen Slafer, online reviewer
In this award-winning medical romance, nurse Erica Benford helps other women have babies, but has no desire for one of her own. Then an unexpected connection with a sexy detective results in a pregnancy.
She’s set on giving up the baby for adoption. But detective Lock Vaughn was adopted himself, into a troubled family. Refusing to risk a similar fate for his child-to-be, he insists he’ll take custody.
Reluctantly, Erica agrees to provide daddy lessons. She might even help him find his birth mother and get answers to some troubling questions—until she discovers that she met Lock because he was investigating her!
The seventh book in USA Today bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond’s Safe Harbor Medical romance series, The Detective’s Accidental Baby won a Cataromance Reviewer’s Choice Award.
“A heartwarming and entertaining read that I really enjoyed.”—Diana Coyle, Night Owl Reviews.
When Dr. Owen Tartikoff arrives at Safe Harbor Medical Center to head the new fertility program, he’s looking forward to the birth of his brother's baby--a baby for whom he donated sperm. Surprise! His sister-in-law isn't pregnant. Instead, they recruited her sister, Bailey, a nurse at the hospital, as surrogate mother.
More surprises: Bailey’s carrying not one baby but two. And when Owen moves into a house he co-owns with his brother, he discovers she’s already living there. The odd couple battle over everything from food to their shared bathroom. While Owen might intimidate the rest of the hospital staff, Bailey’s more than willing to take the sexy surgeon down a few pegs.
Then a shocking turn of events shows they can’t trust his brother or her sister with the twins. Can the hard-charging doctor and the fiercely independent nurse together build a future for their unexpected family?
Cataromance.com called this medical romance “Another must-read from a master storyteller.” Night Owl Reviews awarded Top Pick status to this entry in USA Today bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond’s Safe Harbor Medical series.
When Kate Evans signed on to be a surrogate mother for Safe Harbor Medical hospital attorney Tony Franco, neither suspected his wife was about to jump ship. Suddenly he’s eager to be her labor coach—and begging for daddy lessons.
Being near Tony arouses dangerous emotions. Young widow Kate may be ready to love again, and her five-year-old son craves a daddy, but Tony’s just been betrayed by the woman he trusted most. Besides, in his legal world, a contract is a contract.
When the baby decides to be born in the middle of Thanksgiving dinner, the terms of endearment are put to the ultimate test. Will Kate go home from the hospital with empty arms, or can she, Tony and the children become a forever family?
Welcome to USA Today bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond’s Safe Harbor Medical romances, where couples fall in love and form families against a medical background. “His Hired Baby is a wonderful story,” writes reviewer Marissa Dobson of Sizzlinghotbooks.com.
“Love, love, love the Safe Harbor series! I love reading series where the characters are followed through the span of time. This series draws you in and hooks you!” —Michelle Wallace, online reviewer
When journalist Ian Martin stirs up trouble with his news story about a hospital welcoming abandoned babies, the roguish reporter accidentally ignites a firestorm around public relations director Jennifer Serra. Now she faces losing her heart to a baby she can’t keep, and losing her job because of a scandalous secret.
After surviving a tragedy years earlier, Jennifer has made a new life for herself. Then Ian’s report implies that young moms who can’t keep their babies can find the perfect families for them at Safe Harbor Medical Center. One young teen insists on surrendering her newborn to Jennifer, who falls instantly in love.
Despite his attraction to this vulnerable woman, Ian’s globe-hopping ambitions will soon carry him far from California. But when the glare of publicity raises painful accusations that threaten everything Jennifer cares about, he must choose between his dreams and his heart.
Called a “brilliantly moving story” by Cataromance.com, The Would-Be Mommy is the first book in USA Today bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond’s award-winning Safe Harbor Medical romance series.
“I loved The Would-Be Mommy. ...The perfect book for any romance readers, especially ones that enjoy a good medical romance read.”—Marissa Dobson, sizzlinghotbooks.com