Concern for the widow draws Eric into the investigation. Was photographer Wes Choate murdered because he was cheating on his wife, or was he using his photos to blackmail someone? And why has the surrogate mother suddenly developed an antagonism toward Wes?
Assisting his sister-in-law, a private investigator, Eric struggles to make sense of seemingly random clues while protecting his patient from mounting danger. The puzzle pieces snap together in a fast-paced climax that could cost the obstetrician his life.
USA Today bestselling novelist Jacqueline Diamond, author of The Case of the Questionable Quadruplet, interweaves a medical setting and memorable characters in the second Safe Harbor Medical mystery.
“A very clever mystery where emotions and feelings ran deep making it a truly beautiful read.”—Pauline Michael, NightOwlReviews.
USA Today bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond has sold more than a hundred novels, including mysteries, medical romances and romantic suspense. 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.
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!
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. 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.
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 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