Forever His Baby

Forever His Baby

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by Morgana Phoenix, Airicka Phoenix
     
 

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Two brothers. One impossible choice

From the moment her suspicions are confirmed, Lily knows she's screwed. What the hell is a nineteen year old with no future going to do with a baby? She can barely take care of herself. She needs help.

In walks Sloan McClain, the only man Lily has ever truly wanted - and the brother of the boy whose baby she's carrying. While

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Two brothers. One impossible choice

From the moment her suspicions are confirmed, Lily knows she's screwed. What the hell is a nineteen year old with no future going to do with a baby? She can barely take care of herself. She needs help.

In walks Sloan McClain, the only man Lily has ever truly wanted - and the brother of the boy whose baby she's carrying. While Lily expects a great number of outcomes when she tells Sloan her news, him proposing marriage and asking her to keep the baby is not one of them, especially not when she has every intention of giving the baby a better future by giving it the home she can't.

Having spent the majority of his life protecting his brother from the bone-breaking fists of their father, Sloan is no stranger to hardship, loss and abandonment. He has learned long ago never to rely on anyone to take care of what was his, and that baby is his. He isn't about to let Lily give away his family, nor can he allow that child to destroy the future he has built for Cole. His only option: marry the mother and claim the baby as his.

But no secret ever stays hidden forever.

This book is NA and not intended for anyone under 18. There is strong language and even stronger sexual content.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781505682021
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
07/04/2015
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

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Forever His Baby 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
LasVegasNan More than 1 year ago
Gifted copy for honest review. I really enjoyed reading Forever His Baby. This is a story at Lilly, Sloan and Cole. The story and characters were great. Best friends Cole and Lilly made a pact to lose their virginity together. However, Lilly ends up pregnant. Lilly and Sloan want to protect Cole knowing that if he found out he was drop everything and come home to take care of Lilly and the baby. I loved the HEA ending.
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I absolutely loved this book! This is my first book by Morgana Pheonix and it won't be my last. This story definitely tugged on my heart strings. I cried like a baby more often then not. Once Lily and Sloan finally got themselves together their chemistry was off the charts. Sloan seems like he might be an ass but he turns out to be amazing. He's kind caring strong and extremely sexy. Cole has to be the best friend ever. The ending was fantastic. I highly tecommend this book to everyone.
kirstyviz More than 1 year ago
This review is 3.5 stars. Cole and Lily have been best friends since childhood. They have spent days and nights in each other’s company but only ever platonically, until just before Cole leaves for college when they decide to lose their virginity to each other. This experience is quick and unfulfilling and neither thinks about the consequences until months later when Lily discovers she is pregnant. Sloan is Cole’s elder brother; tattooed, sexy and brooding. Sloan has taken guardianship of Cole since their mother’s death, running a business and protecting him when their drunk father visits. The relationship between Sloan and Lily has always been filled with tension, partly because she is unsure of how to act around him, affected by her strong desire for him to claim her. When Lily shows up at Sloan’s door begging that he take her to visit Cole he is concerned, especially when she reveals she is expecting Cole’s baby. Morgana Phoenix takes the interesting move of alternating the narrative so that we understand both Sloan and Lily’s intentions and thoughts. It quickly becomes apparent that Sloan is more uncomfortable with the situation because of the long-standing attraction he has towards Lily. When both of them agree that telling Cole, who is settled at college and has a girlfriend, would be unfair, Sloan makes the unexpected move of claiming he is the father when the town begins to gossip. Forever His Baby follows Sloan and Lily as they initially attempt to be friends and disguise their feelings from each other, then progressing to more. I loved the bus-stop scene in which Sloan overhears Lily’s declarations, forcing him to make his own. When the couple started having sex I kind of lost interest in the story, skipping whole pages of what I thought became erotica, rather than contemporary romance. As I have said before fictional sex scenes can be exciting, but more so when they are part of the plot. Here I felt that Morgana Phoenix was using them to supplement what was already a good story, though I did enjoy the revenge scene at Georgie May’s house! On this note, I also felt that the epilogue was overdone. However, this is obviously only a personal preference and I know that these scenes of Forever His Baby will be enjoyed by many readers. It is interesting how the story proper ends with Coles’s narrative, tying the threads together so that we can truly believe in this couple’s HEA. I know that this is Morgana Phoenix’s first NewAdult Contemporary Romance release and I would happily read any story written by her again. I received this as a complimentary copy in exchange for an honest review.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read the reviews before purchasing this book, and I thought it would be a fun read on my day off. However, there is nothing I hate more in a book than inconsistencies and inaccuracies. For instance, one needs to go to university before going to law school for 3 years. The brother in this book graduates from high school then goes directly to law school. At first I thought that maybe I had misread it. But the epilogue, set two years later, states that the brother had opened up his own law practice in the small town. So unless he was able to graduate university at the same time he graduated high school, which is highly doubtful as it is set in a small town, it is not realistic. Secondly, the inconsistencies really bothered me. For instance, one scene Lily goes into the kitchen and sees Sloan clad only in flannel pajamas. She narrates how she has a good look at the ink on his chest. A couple of paragraphs later, she talks about how she wants to rip his shirt off. I went back to see if maybe I missed something, but I didn't. Maybe I am being nit-picky, but I feel that authors need to pay more attention to detail. And the epilogue. Wow. During the course of the book, there were a few sex scenes, but nothing raunchy or BDSM-esque. In the epilogue, the author wrote a raunchy BDSM scene that took me by surprise. Don't get me wrong, I love a good raunchy BDSM sex scene as much as the next person, but this was so out of place and so out of character for both the characters. I felt that it was very out-of-place and done in poor taste. I just didn't understand the need for it at the very end of the book...especially when it is a stand alone book. So take out the last sex scene, fix the inaccuracies and inconsistencies, and I may give it more stars.