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The Billionaire's Christmas Baby by Victoria James

An Entangled Christmas Classic …

Jackson Pierce didn’t make his fortune entertaining every half-cocked idea, especially one involving diaper changes. Not even the cute brunette who links him to the baby in her arms can crack his icy heart.A baby on the doorstep is the least of Hannah Woods’s problems—she has to find the baby’s uncle, or the child will end up in foster care. She sleuths her way...

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Overview


The Billionaire's Christmas Baby by Victoria James

An Entangled Christmas Classic …

Jackson Pierce didn’t make his fortune entertaining every half-cocked idea, especially one involving diaper changes. Not even the cute brunette who links him to the baby in her arms can crack his icy heart.A baby on the doorstep is the least of Hannah Woods’s problems—she has to find the baby’s uncle, or the child will end up in foster care. She sleuths her way to the reclusive CEO’s doorstep only to find six feet of holiday sexy—and a door slammed in her face. But when Jackson comes around and urges they marry for little Emily’s sake, Hannah finds herself falling for the jaded billionaire and wishing for a holiday miracle of their own…

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781622668090
  • Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
  • Publication date: 11/7/2012
  • Series: Entangled Indulgence
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 184
  • Sales rank: 4,743
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author


Victoria James is a romance writer living near Toronto. She is a mother to two young children, one very disorderly feline, and wife to her very own hero. Victoria attended Queen's University and graduated with a degree in English Literature. She then earned a degree in Interior Design. After the birth of her first child she began pursuing her life-long passion of writing. Her dream of being a published romance author was realized by Entangled in 2012. Victoria is living her dream-staying home with her children and conjuring up happy endings for her characters. Victoria would love to hear from her readers!
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  • Posted March 21, 2013

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    Oh so cute. I really did enjoy this fast and cute novel by Victo

    Oh so cute. I really did enjoy this fast and cute novel by Victoria James. I liked the romance, and the baby-aspect. It made me feel all warm and fuzzy in the heart location. There were some parts of the story that I felt could improve. Mainly I thought the romance happened pretty quickly, and then ended really wasn’t explained very well. I felt like the climax of the novel wasn’t really a climax at all it sort of just fizzled out. One minute you thought there was a big moment where they were going to need to fight for what they wanted and then it just passed over that part. It was a good, cute, and romantic light read, but I felt there wasn’t too much emotion that was reeling me in. My favourite moment was probably when Jackson and Hannah first meet and Jackson is quite the jerk, then he tries and to make up for it. I loved how Hannah could break Jackson down and make him into a warmer and more loving man, and, although fast, I did really enjoy the evolution of their romance.




    Good:




    Jackson—A good guy deep down that was just trying to make a life for himself




    Bad: 




    Hannah—I wasn’t a big fan of Hannah, especially near then. I just started questioning her character and didn’t quite understand how Jackson wasn’t questioning it as well. 




    Sadly some of the story was lacking in general. I didn’t feel the love, probably because I thought it came quickly, and I didn’t like that the climax was sort of skipped over and never really dealt with.




    Overall (Writing style, story line, and general):




    Overall the writing was easy to follow. I never tripped up or was really confused, and overall I did enjoy the story. I just wish there was a little more detail and depth to really get me involved.




    This book was provided courtesy of the author/publisher for review; however, this is no way affected my review.

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 12, 2012

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    The Billionaire's Christmas Baby is the perfect Christmas read,

    The Billionaire's Christmas Baby is the perfect Christmas read, warming your heart and making you smile.  Hannah Woods is a social worker who occasionally crosses the line, caring to much for her cases.  That is what happened with Louise, a new young mother who Hannah had been working with.  When she walks out of the Church where she has been holding a meeting one night, she finds a basket with a little pink bundle in it.  She automatically knows that it is Emily, Louise's baby, and her heart drops, fearing the worst.  Louise asks Hannah, in the note she left attached to Emily, to find  her brother, stating that he would raise Emily.  That is exactly what Hannah vows to do, even though it requires her to break almost every rule in the book to accomplish.  When she finally manages to trace down Louise's brother, he not only has changed his name, he is a very rich business owner who has done everything in his power to distance himself from his family, wanting nothing to do with them.  After making the six-hour drive to Jackson Pierce's cabin, and with a blizzard now starting, Hannah makes her way to the door and knocks.  When the door opens she finds one of the most handsome men she has ever seen.  As soon as she mentions his sister, she gets to the door slammed in her face and is shocked by the rudeness and coldness Jackson Pierce exudes.  After a second unsuccessful attempt to talk to him, she angrily makes her way back to the car, and to Emily. 




    In the meantime, Jackson begins to feel guilty about the way he treated Hannah.  He thought she was probably someone looking for money or one of his sister's low-life friends, but on closer observation, she doesn't fit that image at all.  He walks out and convinces Hannah to stay, because there is no way he can let her take off in this storm, though convincing her takes quite a bit of effort and he is somewhat shocked when he sees her with a little baby.  Hannah's plan to win Jackson over and convince him to adopt his dead sister's baby is foiled when he overhears her talking on the phone and finds out he is Emily's uncle.  He tells Hannah he wants nothing to do with the baby, and is very angry.  In the meantime, the storm intensifies and Hannah and Jackson are forced to spend several days together.  Hannah must convince Jackson that he is what Emily needs, but in the process, she finds out that he might just be what she needs to.  Jackson is drawn to Hannah and his cold core begins to melt, showing the good heart that lies beneath.  Try as he may to deny it, Jackson is as drawn to Emily as she is to him, though neither want to admit.  Yes there is the physical attraction, but there is something else there to.  They find themselves unintentionally sharing things with the other that they normally would never have let anyone see, but is this enough to change Jackson's mind, and if he does, what will it take to get Emily, and what obstacles will they have to overcome in the process?




    I really enjoyed The Billionaire's Christmas Baby.  I loved the story line and the characters.  Hannah has been raised in the system, so her heart goes out to the children.  Despite what she has been through, she loves Christmas and everything that goes along with it.  Jackson on the other hand, is a bit of a Scrooge, retreating every December to his secluded cabin to escape Christmas and the memories that go along with it, but Hannah sees beneath his handsome facade into his true heart, and the glimpses she gets of this man, touch her heart and her soul.  Jackson also has feeling stirring within him that he didn't know he had, and finds himself wanting to protect this beautiful woman he is quickly becoming attached to.  The romance is hot and so is the chemistry between these two.  I enjoyed watching the relationship emerge between these two, as what is deemed as a business relationship, quickly turns into so much more.  The Billionaire's Christmas Baby is like a Hallmark movie with a little sizzle on paper and completely warms your heart and makes you smile.  If you are looking for a really good contemporary holiday romance, then you should definitely check this book out.     

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 19, 2014

    Maynard

    Another great read by Victoria St.James. Nice storyline but wished it was longer. Fell in love with Jackson but was a little disappointed with Hannah when she walked out before giving him a chance. Happy that she came to her senses though. GREAT job Victoria, as usual.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2013

    I extremely enjoyed this book. I have never wrote anything about

    I extremely enjoyed this book. I have never wrote anything about what I've read before.
    Loved Hannah & Jackson, Emily. Laughed out loud, cried, and I could see in my mind what was written. 
    Extremely funny situations with Ethan, The Sampsons. Great story, thank you.
    Hope you have a another one coming with Ethan & Allison, and the characters intermixed from this book-squeal. 

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2013

    Loved it!

    Loved! Read it!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 14, 2013

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    The Billionaire's Christmas Baby

    Reviewed by Kim
    for Read Your Writes Book Reviews

    The Billionaire’s Christmas Baby is a story I REALLY wanted to read. After reading one of Victoria James’ other books, I pretty much just had to get all of her books. I must say this book did EXACTLY what I needed it to do. I’ve been reading like a robot for weeks now and I pretty much was looking at reading like a chore and I wasn’t enjoying it. I needed this book to pick me up and make me smile and fall in love with reading again. It definitely did that.

    In The Billionaire’s Christmas Baby, Victoria James has given you two characters who are each in need of healing, learning to trust, finding love, and a family they each have craved for a long, long time.

    Jackson Pierce has tried to leave his past behind in him. After losing his mother at a young age and protecting his younger sister from their abusive father, only to lose her to drugs, Jackson has left his family and poor childhood behind. He is now the founder and CEO of a large computer software company.

    Jackson has no idea how much his life is about to change when he answers the knock at his getaway cabin door. His unwelcomed visitor is none other than Hannah Woods, a social worker who has committed the professional no-no of becoming overly involved in one of her cases. Hannah discovered Baby Emily abandoned on the church steps by her mother, Louise. There was a note attached to her basket telling Hannah to find Emily’s uncle and that he will raise her. Hannah does just that against protocol.

    When a blizzard traps Jackson, Hannah, and Emily at his cabin, the attraction between Jackson and Hannah builds as does the tension of Jackson refusing to adopt Emily. With the possibility of one of these three dying in the winter storm, one will come to a life changing decision and have to find a way to make the other trust in the love they are starting to form. One will need to embrace their past in order to move forward. The other will need to let go of the past in order to have the life and future they have always dreamed about.

    This is truly a story that will pull at your heartstrings and make you believe in the the power of faith, love, and the magic of Christmas and all it entails.

    Source: Personal Purchase

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 11, 2013

    Great Book!! Wow, another winner from author Victoria James. I

    Great Book!!

    Wow, another winner from author Victoria James. I love holiday romances, babies and stories about billionaires. So after reading the book blurb, The Billionaire's Christmas Baby became a must read. It is a wonderful book, replete with great characters, a plot that twists and turns in all the right places, and an intelligent love story.

    Social worker Hannah Woods spent her childhood in the foster care system and in spite of the harrowing experiences she lived through, evolved into a smart, beautiful, caring woman. She takes her job very seriously and much to the dismay of her boss, works the system to ensure that the children under her jurisdiction are well provided for.

    Billionaire software developer Jackson Pierce is an unemotional workaholic. After his mother died when he was just ten years old, his father transformed into a ruthless, violent dictator. Jackson did everything possible to protect himself and his younger sister Louise from his father's rages, but unfortunately, he could not protect Louise from herself as an adult. He spends each holiday season alone with his dog, in a remote cabin, without any cheer. He has no idea that before Louise died, she had a baby. Now Hannah is on a mission to get Jackson to adopt his niece, before she is forced into the foster care system.

    This is a heartwarming love story that will cause all your senses to remain on high alert. Ms. James is an excellent storyteller and her words kept me captivated from the very first paragraph in the prologue. This is an engaging holiday romance that should not be missed.

    ARC received from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 10, 2013

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    I¿ve had Christmas spirit since the start of November, but I can

    I’ve had Christmas spirit since the start of November, but I can fully assure you all that even if I wasn’t, The Billionaire’s Christmas Baby would bring it on with a bang! Filled with holiday cheer and tears, Victoria James once again managed to amaze me, by tugging on my heart string until I couldn’t take it anymore.
    Hannah Woods spends three weeks tracking down Jackson pierce, the uncle of the baby that’s been left on the church doorstep. She finds him and my initial thoughts were: “What a jackass!” A rich, successful, very good-looking jackass. I was intrigued to see how Victoria James was going to change my mind about him. I never thought I’d cry tons of ecstatic tears when she did.
    Taking on the impossible, Hannah goes ahead and agrees to Jackson’s terms, and man oh man are they some extreme terms. I loved Hannah completely. She could put Jackson in his place without even trying. And I’ve gotta hand it to her, turning a complete Scrooge into a Christmassy guy? Well done!
    But really, enough about them. I really just want to tell you all what I thought about this story. This story was completely heartfelt and gut-wrenching, and it really made me want to bake some Christmas cookies, but I didn’t, because the book distracted me so much that they would just burn. Victoria James succeeds in once again bringing polar opposites together. She created a fantastic novel that’s definitely worth more than one read. In fact, I think this books should become a Christmas staple to women all over, because that’s how fantastic it is!
    And, thanks a lot Victoria, for making me ruin my perfectly good mascara!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 9, 2013

    The Billionaire's Christmas Baby by Victoria James is a sweet Ch

    The Billionaire's Christmas Baby by Victoria James is a sweet Christmas story.  Hannah Woods is a social work who finds a baby on her doorstep.  Now, she must find the baby's uncle.  Jackson Pierce has done what he can to try to move away from is past.  Hannah has arrived on his doorstep bring the bundle of joy.  At first Jackson is not ready to accept Emily but once he convinced he feels the only way is if Hannah and he get married.  

    Victoria James does it again with a wonderful story.   Hannah is a great character.  She is strong side and yet still vulnerable at times from her past history.  I love the way Victoria James describes Jackson he sound so tough on the exterior.

    I loved how most of the story take place in a Cabin during a blizzard.  This gives sense of closes for the character.  

    I love this story. This is a heartwarming story of how love leads to a holiday miracle. 

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 8, 2013

    This wonderful book focusses on the very thing we tend to take f

    This wonderful book focusses on the very thing we tend to take for granted at this time of year amongst the craziness of shopping, wrapping and cooking. Family.

    Victoria James has handled a sensitive issue with compassion and given us a story that is heartfelt, touching and romantic, with moments that will make you smile, feel complete joy and tug on your heartstrings. Jackson and Hannah are wonderful characters; he is the guarded grumpy single CEO happiest in his own company and she the fiercely protective and caring social worker determined to place his orphaned niece in his care. But their similarities run deeper than either could imagine and my heart went out to them both.

    Whilst I could see where the story was heading, there were still some lovely unexpected surprises along the way. It is a captivating read filled with emotion and is one that I would highly recommend, festive period or not.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2013

    Great story!!

    What a wonderful love story!! This story will warm your heart!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2014

    GREAT BOOK!

    I loved this book. It was such a great read! It was so good i finished it in one day, during and after school! I definitely recommend this book if you like a romance story!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2014

    Sweet Christmas Story

    Cute, but the characters' back stories seemed over simplified and expected. Transformation also seemed sudden, especially the female main character.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 10, 2014

    John

    Smirks would u like to be my slave then?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2014

    Eric

    "What is your name?" He asked

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2014

    Mellie

    Yes.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2014

    Good read

    Very good book.

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  • Posted December 26, 2013

    Hannah always wants to make things right to... For some to have

    Hannah always wants to make things right to... For some to have a better life than she did growing up. Hannah is social worker for Child Protective Services... One of her recent cases takes a turn when one clients passes away abandoning her child...The child mother writes a note requesting that the child be brought to her brother. The one person that turn his back on his family many years and had his name changed (why?? you have to read... )


    Hannah is determined to find him but what is series of events that will have some turning the pages to see where the story will lead. Some part were humorous while others...


    Overall a great story and one that I really enjoyed reading.


    I received the book for an honest review, one that I can honestly say it is 4.5 stars. Thank you.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2013

    Anonymous

    Great holiday romance. Recommend it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2013

    Dull.

    Dull. I skimmed over several chapters, read the epilogue. Too much description, not enough dialogue. Not enough romance. Not recommending this one.

    S.A.K.

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