The Baby Jackpot-Jacqueline Diamond

The Baby Jackpot

Jacqueline Diamond

Harlequin American, Mar 5 2013, $5.25

ISBN: 9780373754472


Following her divorce from Raditch, Safe Harbor Medical Center Nurse Stacy Layne donates her eggs to a needy couple The Barkers.  However on her twenty-eighth birthday, Stacy believing she is having her period and intoxicated Dr. Cole Rattigan share a night of intimacy.  She learns a side effect of egg donation hormonal therapy is a higher fertility probability as she becomes pregnant carrying triplets.


Cole will do anything for her and their offspring even offering to marry her, but Stacy declines.  Having her marriage detonate leaves Stacy believing their children need a home filled with love; an action neither parents wants to do but each wonders if the children will be better off with other people raising them.


The latest Safe Harbor Medical Center romance (see The Baby Dilemma) is an enjoyable baby makes five tale though the premise has been used before (see The Detective’s Accidental Baby) made shakier by professionals having unprotected sex.  Still, readers will enjoy returning to Safe Harbor, California where unborn triplets prove to be adept matchmakers.


Harriet Klausner


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