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
USA Today bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond has sold romantic comedies, medical romances, Regency romances and mysteries—102 titles as of 2017. A former Associated Press reporter and TV columnist, Jackie is best known for her Safe Harbor Medical romance series. Jackie currently writes a spin-off series, the Safe Harbor Medical Mysteries. She has been honored with a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award and is a two-time RITA © Award finalist.
As director of Safe Harbor Medical Center, Dr. Mark Rayburn faces a troublemaker in chief: fiery pediatrician Samantha Forrest. Not only does she quarrel with corporate policies, she takes her case to the press.
But her flare for publicity blows up in her face when Samantha runs into trouble with her newly adopted triplets. She needs Mark’s help, and although he considers himself unsuited to fatherhood, he can’t resist her or those adorable babies.
Just when this prickly couple starts finding the holiday spirit together, Samantha leaks a controversial secret about the hospital’s future plans. Mark yearns to stand by her and the babies, but how can he put both his career and his love for the hospital at risk?
This is the third entry in Jacqueline Diamond’s Safe Harbor Medical romance series. Each book stands alone, with heartwarming storylines set amid the drama of a hospital. Winner of a Career Achievement Award from Romantic Times, Diamond is the USA Today bestselling author of Daddy, M.D. and The Surgeon’s Surprise Twins.
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
After a disastrous relationship, Nurse Zady Moore just wants a family of her own and a guy with no baggage. With a young, vulnerable son, Dr. Nick Davis is exactly the kind of guy she should avoid. But his offer is too good—free rent in exchange for occasional babysitting. And it comes at the right time, just as Zady's young goddaughter comes to stay with her. It's only for six months—surely she can resist Nick's charms.
Nick likes Zady, and he enjoys the camaraderie of chasing after two little kids with her. But she works for his hated cousin, and with a battle brewing between departments at Safe Harbor Medical, can Nick trust that Zady's loyalties lie with him?
When Dr. Nora Kendall meets handsome Officer Leo Franco at a wedding, sparks fly. After a wild night together, she discovers she’s pregnant.
Recovering from a painful divorce, Nora dreams of a loving husband and a baby. But although Leo’s fascinated by the gorgeous doctor, he’s focused on earning a promotion to detective, not on starting a family.
Nora’s willing to let Leo off the hook, until a crime at the counseling center where they both volunteer threatens her reputation and his promotion. They have to team up to investigate, but even with a baby-to-be claiming both their hearts, how long can this partnership last?
Welcome to USA Today bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond’s Safe Harbor Medical romances. “Plenty of passion and a mystery to boot,” says Roundtablereviews of Officer Daddy.
“This is a book to pick up even if you have not read the other books in the series. Be sure you have a few hours reading time because you might not want to put it down until you are done reading. I didn't.”—Michele Schram, We Really Dig Romance Novels
Carter has only a vague memory of his experiences while attending a conference in the City of Angels. Thanks to the effects of spiked punch, he thought he was making a donation to benefit his favorite charity. A very strange donation…
He’s not sure how to deal with this smart-mouthed lady who happens to have the same name as his cat and who quickly turns his life upside-down, opening a boutique in his garage and matchmaking for his reclusive widowed father. And what about this sweet baby daughter who lays claim to his heart? Worst of all, her mother appears to be doing the same.
You’ll love this fast-paced tale of opposites by a USA Today bestselling author. Romantic Times calls it “a comical tale with witty dialogue, humorous scenes and fun characters.”
Kate Bingham has no idea she’s marrying the wrong man until a sexy rancher—a fugitive from the law—accidentally kidnaps her at the altar. Mitch Connery doesn’t mean to shoot up the church in Kate’s small town, let alone take the bride captive. But he’s desperate, and she’s the only person who can help him find a witness to prove he’s innocent of murder.
Won over to his cause, Kate is strong enough to defy the law, the odds and the gunmen in hot pursuit, but can she resist falling for this handsome outlaw? And if not, what will she do about the groom she left behind?
The fun never stops in this fast-paced romantic comedy by the USA Today bestselling author of Madcap Wedding Romances including The Bride Wore Gym Shoes, Assignment: Groom! and Run, Run, Runaway Bride.
“Jacqueline Diamond writes marvelous romantic comedy.”--Leena Hyat, The Best Reviews
The last man Krista Lund would ever marry is her neighbor, detective Connor Fallon. Yet a psychic who’s never been wrong has a shocking vision of Krista in a bridal gown, wearing red gym shoes and marrying Connor.
To avert disaster, Krista stages a pretend wedding. But there’s a catch: Connor’s price for cooperating is for her to spend a weekend with him in Las Vegas on a case. Almost from the start, matters go haywire. Could that crazy wedding still happen--this time for real?
Don’t miss this madcap romantic comedy from the USA Today bestselling author of Assignment: Groom! and Run, Run, Runaway Bride.
Samantha Avery yields to impulse when she walks down the aisle. Bad move: when the groom hands her a ring she recognizes as stolen, she has to run and keep running until his trial.
Answering an ad for brides, she flees to a remote resort town under construction. The brawny boss, Kieran French, needs a temporary wife for legal reasons. But has Samantha jumped out of the lace-trimmed frying pan into the fire?
Readers will welcome this laugh-out-loud romantic comedy, revised and updated, from the bestselling author of The Bride Wore Gym Shoes and Assignment: Groom! “Jacqueline Diamond writes marvelous romantic comedy.”--Leena Hyat, The Best Reviews