Monday, November 8, 2010

The Baby Agenda-Janice Kay Johnson

The Baby Agenda
Janice Kay Johnson
Harlequin SuperRomance, Dec 7 2010, $5.50
ISBN: 9780373716746

In Redmond, Washington, when her boyfriend real estate attorney Bruce Girard dumps her by e-mail to return to his previous girlfriend, architect Moira Cullen finds herself the solo act at a professional conference that has pairings that Noah would have been proud to host. Feeling sorry for herself, she steps out of character when she meets and has a one night stand with builder Will Becker. However, Moira becomes pregnant, but she hesitates informing Will that he will become a father soon because he is in Africa constructing hospitals.

Besides not wanting to disturb him while he works overseas on something extremely important, Moira also does want Will to feel obligated. Finally after hemming and hawing, Moira decides he should know and informs Will he is going to be a daddy. Excited Will makes it clear he will be in his offspring’s life and returns from Africa as such but also to persuade Moira they belong together as a happy family.

This is a fabulous contemporary romance due to the lead couple’s reaction to her pregnancy. Moira who has doubts about holding on to a man does not want to destroy Will’s dream mission in life while Will wants to be a father to their child. Readers will enjoy this warm tale as an unborn plays matchmaker between the parents.

Harriet Klausner

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