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.
USA Today bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond is known for her romantic comedies, medical romances, Regency romances and mysteries—103 titles as of 2018. A former Associated Press reporter and TV columnist, Jackie currently writes the Safe Harbor Medical Mystery series, including The Case of the Questionable Quadruplet, The Case of the Surly Surrogate and The Case of the Desperate Doctor.
The mysteries share a setting and supporting characters with Jackie’s 17-book Safe Harbor Medical romance series.
Jackie has been honored with a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award. A former national board member of Romance Writers of America, she is active in RWA’s Orange County Chapter.
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 fertility counselor Melissa Everhart decided to have a baby on her own, she didn't anticipate triplets…or her ex-husband's return to Safe Harbor. Three years ago, Edmond's reluctance to have children tore them apart. But now that he's been made guardian of his niece, Melissa witnesses how tenderly he cares for the little girl.
Though Edmond doesn't believe he's father material, his sudden custody of Dawn leaves him little choice. He turns to Melissa, the warmest, kindest person he knows, for help. They begin to rediscover the love they once shared, but the betrayals of the past trouble them both. Can they find the forgiveness they both need to come together as a family?
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
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
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.