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Autobiography of the star basketball player, as a single father.
To keep his rich in-laws from taking away his little girl, Fabulous Father Jace McCall decided to: One: Find a woman willing to pose as his fiancée. The hitch? Every gal in town was spoken for--except Garret Fletcher. But who'd believe they were in love? Two: Parade around town with Garret and his daughter. Prove to everyone what a fantastic family they would make. Three: Conveniently forget that he should only kiss his beautiful "bride-to-be" in public!
Where was his quiet country retreat now? Dr. Richard Cunningham needed peace to complete his latest "How to" book on child rearing, but when he moved next door to midwife Marnie Ferguson and her four kids, he didn't get it. His early efforts to repel them resulted in Marnie, not knowing he was the author of her cherished theories, quoting his own words back to him! Drawn into their lives, rediscovering how much he enjoyed kids, Richard found it funny and frustrating wooing a woman more concerned about the seize of the turkey than with thoughts of love. But he intended to succeed!
DO YOU TAKE THIS STRANGER? Ashley Grant awoke in a hospital. Minus her memory. Three months pregnant. And utterly alone. Until handsome Dr. Jarrett McMullen strode into her room, declaring that he'd always loved her--and always would... Jarrett's arms were strong enough to shelter Ashley and her unborn child, but Ahsley wondered what was behind his sweet promise. For she knew that she and Jarrett were to be married years ago--and that some forgotten piece of her past had kept them from their wedding day. Now she longed to discover if Jarrett truly was the man meant to be her husband--and the father of her baby...
She needed protection for herself--and her baby... Kit Bannack had witnessed a murder and set a killer on her trail. Fortunately, the sexiest cowboy she'd ever seen kidnapped her for safekeeping. And while her handsome bodyguard kept her and her child out of harm's way, Kit was poleaxed by Luke St. John the man. He'd surely stolen her heart...forever. By night, Luke showered her with tender caresses. By day, he was consumed by his need to right a wrong. And Kit, loving this honorable man, knew he was everything she'd want...need...in a husband and father. But before they could be a family, they had to catch a killer...
A Father for Her Triplets: An uplifting new tale celebrating Mothers in a Million.Single mom Missy Johnson has worked hard to provide her adorable triplets with the secure childhood she never had. But now that her baking business has taken off, Missy's left struggling to juggle cupcakes and kids!That is until gorgeous Wyatt McKenzie comes back to town, bringing memories she'd prefer stayed locked away... But when she sees him bonding with her mischievous trio, Missy realizes five might just be the perfect number!Reader Favorite-Her Pregnancy SurpriseGrace would do anything for her daughter-even if it means seeing Danny again. He broke her heart once, and he doesn't even know he has a child....
Emmy Logan came to Halo Island to make a fresh start. But what her rebellious son, Jesse, really needs is a man in his life. Someone he can look up to and trust. Someone who'll stick around. Strong and dependable as he is, rugged contractor Mac Struthers is not that man. After raising his two younger brothers, Mac is finally ready to go after his own dreams. Then the attractive single mom moves into the cottage across from his latest remodeling job. Emmy's son is definitely in need of a guiding hand. Mac could provide that. If he were looking to settle down. Which he most definitely isn't. Then why is he wishing this job would never end?
KATE SHERIDAN HAD A SECRET One that gurgled and cooed so sweetly, she could never doubt her baby was a God-given gift. Trouble was, the baby's father, Sean Flaherty, hadn't stuck around long enough to know it. Now he was back and still too charming for his--and her--own good...! Kate couldn't turn her back on the father of her child. But, even more important, Sean Flaherty prayed she wouldn't want to, for their long separation had only made him realize that in Kate Sheridan--and the tiny miracle of their daughter--he'd finally found his heart's desire.
From no-strings fling to family man! It might have been a brief fling, but Tessa Gilroy fell hard for gorgeous surgeon Drake Melford and was devastated when he left to pursue his hotshot career abroad. Now he's back-and even more irresistible than ever! But Tessa's life has changed drastically in the past four years. She's a mother now, to her adorable adopted daughter Poppy, and she needs more than a fleeting affair-she needs someone who can be a father... Dare she dream that Drake's the one for her and for Poppy?
Three single fathers are out to show three women that "father knows best" when it comes to babies and romance in this collection of three stories that were part of the successful Harlequin Superromance( miniseries "The Daddy School" by fan favorite Judith Arnold.
Scripture passages designed to encourage every father.God's Word offers help and blessings for every situation in life. In A Father God Blesses, dads will be uplifted by Scripture selections that speak to fathers of all ages and circumstances. A variety of topics include:Showing Kindness to Your FamilyTeaching Your Children to PrayBeing a Man of IntegrityBringing Your Problems to HimSeeking His Spirit's GuidanceAnd more . . .These topics will show fathers the value of their role and how to lead their family to know and love Christ. This book is a valuable resource for helping dads be the best they can be for their families, and for nurturing their relationship with their heavenly Father.Note: Discounts vary based on quantity ordered. Features & Benefits:A great tool for helping fathers lead their families in the way of ChristA timeless resource to use year after yearValue-priced gift book for Father's Day or any time of year; an ideal bulk purchase for churchesJack Countryman's Father's Day books have sold over 1 million copies
Featured on an enormously popular 20/20 segment, this heartwarming story tells of William Lishman, a reclusive sculptor, who adopted a gaggle of geese, flew with them in an ultralight glider, and actually taught them to migrate--earning himself the nickname "Father Goose. "
"Father Hunger" is the emptiness experienced by women whose fathers were physically or emotionally absent-a void that leads to unrealistic body image, yo-yo dieting, food fears and disordered eating patterns. The term, which is now part of the psychology lexicon, originated with the first edition of this work in 1991. After having completed a decade's worth of further investigation, Dr. Maine has updated the information about men and their daughters in this second edition. She offers a new crash course on being a girl in today's culture, based on her expertise as a leading eating disorders prevention advocate. This edition describes the origins of father hunger and its effect on the family, with even more practical solutions to help fathers and daughters understand and improve their relationships. Also included is an expanded section for educators and therapists to help them more effectively prevent and treat the problems that occur between dads and daughters.
Hired to locate Amy Denovo's long-lost father, Nero Wolfe and his assistant, Archie Goodwin, discover that the missing man has a deadly and dangerous secret to hide. Reissue. NYT. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From the series that inspired the hit London Weekend Television sitcom Bless Me, Father: After six months at St. Jude's, Father Neil finds his parish as outrageous as ever Between the barbs of Mrs. Pring and the grandstanding of Father Duddleswell, the past six months for Father Boyd have been the most eventful of his life. It is now New Year's Eve. The year 1951 is right around the corner, and Neil has made his resolution: Wise up. With the crazy collection of characters at his parish, this will be no easy feat. Father Neil always tries to do the right thing, but he encounters one misadventure after another. Whether the cantankerous Father Duddleswell has just been identified as the prime suspect in the killing of a gambling parishioner's smelly pig or a generous attempt to give Father Duddleswell a day off goes zanily haywire, Father Neil manages to tackle every situation with good cheer.
He had to trust her with his secret<P> For once, Dr. Theo McWilliams had more on his mind than Bendbrook Hospital's Emergency Department. He was involved in a custody battle with his ex-wife for his four-year-old son, Sam. Life was complicated enough -- and then Sister Savannah Laine arrived.<P> Despite Theo's reluctance, a growing attraction developed between them, but he couldn't bring himself to tell Savannah about Sam. Only Savannah had already been hurt by another man's secrets, and Theo had to find a way to tell Savannah about this before he lost the trust of the woman he loved....
It wasn't Blaine O'Connor's fault he'd never learned how to be a full-time father. But now that his son has nobody else, he intends to do his best. Trouble is, that means taking helpful advice from a breathtakingly beautiful woman who thinks he has no business raising a child. . . . Blaine O'Connor isn't going to be Father of the Year. Yet Bridgette Rafanelli feels she owes it to her godchild to give his wayward dad some badly needed lessons in child raising. But as it turns out, this much-too-charming man is the one teaching her a thing or two--about love!
Family At Last Nate Lyster and Mia Verbeek are in perfect agreement-letting someone new into your life is much too risky. Mom to four kids, Mia can't let just anyone get close, while wandering cowboy Nate learned young that trusting another means chancing heartbreak. But when a fire turns Mia's life upside down, Nate is the only one who can get through to her traumatized son. Nate fits into Mia's family perfectly, and they soon realize that a loving family is what they both want. Can they put the hurts of their pasts behind them...for a chance at a perfect love? Hearts of Hartley Creek: In this small town, love is just around the corner
Nate Lyster and Mia Verbeek are in perfect agreement-letting someone new into your life is much too risky. Mom to four kids, Mia can't let just anyone get close, while wandering cowboy Nate learned young that trusting another means chancing heartbreak. But when a fire turns Mia's life upside down, Nate is the only one who can get through to her traumatized son. Nate fits into Mia's family perfectly, and they soon realize that a loving family is what they both want. Can they put the hurts of their pasts behind them...for a chance at a perfect love?
A Father's WishClay Rutledge needed help caring for his daughter-and like a miracle, Tamara Houston appeared. And though the handsome widower believed he'd never love again, day by day Tamara won his heart. Everything seemed perfect. Clay had found the ideal mother for his little girl-and a beautiful loving woman to be his wife....A Mother's SecretTamara Houston hadn't planned on deceiving Clay Rutledge. She'd come to Texas to see her daughter-the baby she'd given up years ago. But when Clay offered her the chance to raise her little girl, Tamara couldn't resist. And now she couldn't refuse Clay's proposal-despite the secret in her past....
Single mom Sandy Walker came to Glenwood seeking a quiet, friendly place to raise her three children. No way was she looking for a walk on the wild side with notorious bachelor Kyle Haynes. So what if the impossibly sexy deputy enthralled her kids and made Sandy ache with desire? She needed a provider, not an adventurer.For sixteen years, Kyle had been harboring a crush on Sandy. And as luck would have it, she didn't want to be anything more than friends. She insisted he wasn't the father type. But didn't she realize he'd been in training for this all his life?
He knew how babies were made But that was all Jeffrey Addams Logan III knew about fatherhood! He ran a billion-dollar business, handled employees and balanced budgets. What he knew about being a daddy could fit in a paper clip! But he couldn't deny that incredible hot night on a moonlit beach, when he'd felt as if he were born just to make love to Abby Carson. She couln't deny she felt it, too--until she discovered she was pregnant. Jeff read the baby books, saw his baby grow inside Abby--but how could he convince her he was ready to be a father? He had only thirty days...and the clock had already started ticking....
Hendra writes with warmth and candor about the monk who befriended him as a teen and who counseled him throughout his life.
It isn't that stay-at-home dad Deuce Winters wants to be his small town's unofficial sleuth. Between caring for his peppy five year-old-daughter Carly and helping to keep his ten-months-pregnant wife Julianne sane, he's certainly got his hands full. But, well, trouble does seem to find him. . .That's why Duece is only mildly surprised to find a body among the frozen burgers and bratwurst at the Rose Petal fair's concession stand. And it seems the defrosting deceased was last seen arguing passionately with one of the fair's board members. But there may be more--a lot more--to the mystery, and tracking down the dangerous truth may be too much for even the most determined dad!"Laugh-out-loud funny. A terrific read!" --Laura Levine on Stay at Home Dead
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