The Greek's Christmas Baby

The Greek's Christmas Baby

by Lucy Monroe

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Overview

The Greek's Christmas Baby by Lucy Monroe



After a head-on collision with another vehicle, Eden Kouros is overjoyed that her unborn baby has survived. But Aristide, her husband, has suffered a partial loss of memory.

Eden's heart is torn in two. Aristide remembers almost everything--except that he has a wife. Yet perhaps Eden has been given a second chance to save her marriage, which was at breaking point before the accident: Aristide's body hasn't forgotten the desire they once shared...and she's still carrying their precious, tiny child....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426857843
Publisher: Harlequin
Publication date: 03/01/2010
Series: Christmas Theme , #14
Sold by: HARLEQUIN
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 129,697
File size: 441 KB

About the Author

USA Today Bestseller Lucy Monroe finds inspiration for her stories everywhere as she is an avid people-watcher. She has published more than fifty books in several subgenres of romance and when she's not writing, Lucy likes to read.  She's an unashamed book geek, but loves movies and the theatre too. She adores her family and truly enjoys hearing from her readers! Visit her website at: http://lucymonroe.com

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The Greek's Christmas Baby 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 35 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I thoroughly enjoyed this novel. My preference in romance novels runs to alpha males and demure (virginal) heroines who have the fortitude of inner strength. If you prefer overtly strong, brash women and beta male leads, this may not be your cup of tea. I¿ll not summarize the plot as that is done in the introduction; however, I¿ll say that, given the confines of formulaic romance (which I enjoy), this story felt fresh. The love scenes were plenty steamy without getting vulgar, and the emotion between the characters was organic and real. I tend to like stories where the alpha male lead hurts (emotionally) the female lead in some way and has to make amends (groveling is acceptable). I particularly liked how the characters fought for their marriage and their family. Altogether, a satisfying read. A CAVEAT: I find a review more helpful if I know the bent of the reviewer, so I have included my personal preferences here. Too often I have bought a book on multiple good reviews only to discover that the story was not MY cup of tea, although I could recognize how it would appeal to others. I¿m hoping that by providing my own ¿bent,¿ this review will be more helpful to others .
Guest More than 1 year ago
Eden Kouros was about to end her marriage to her husband, Aristide, when a serious car accident left him in a coma. She had become increasingly jealous of the time and attention Aristide had been devoting to his work at her expense, particularly the time he spent with his personal assistant, Kassandra. Eden still loves Aristide, but she had reached the end of her patience and told him so, right before the crash. But there's something she didn't tell Aristide - she's pregnant with their second child. ---- Aristide doesn't remember anything about Eden. Not their courtship, not their wedding, and not their marriage. He's been relying on information from his personal assistant, and Kassandra hasn't painted a very favorable picture of Eden. She has led him to believe that Eden trapped him into marriage when she became pregnant with their son, Theo. Aristide is a wealthy man, and he believes Eden only married him for his wealth and prestige. ---- In spite of everything, Eden truly loves Aristide and doesn't want to lose him. She plans to keep her new pregnancy a secret from him until things are resolved one way or another. He already believes she used a pregnancy to trap him into marriage and there's no way she'll let him accuse her of using her unborn child as an excuse to reconcile. If there is any hope of saving their marriage, it must be because Aristide loves and trusts Eden. Will Aristide ever remember why he fell in love with Eden in the first place? Will he be swayed by Kassandra's deceitful ways, or will he trust the evidence of his own eyes, mind and heart? ---- Aristide Kouros is gorgeous and sexy a wealthy Greek business tycoon who still holds love and family in high esteem. I hoped all of the obstacles in his path wouldn't prevent him from recognizing Eden's true nature and his feelings for her. I admired the way Eden refused to use her pregnancy to sway Aristide's decision. She stuck to her principles and refused to give in when Aristide wouldn't believe her complaints about Kassandra's devious behavior. I hoped Kassandra would get her due but most of all, I hoped Eden and Aristide would rediscover the love that drew them together in the first place. THE GREEK'S CHRISTMAS BABY is another first-rate story from Lucy Monroe!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Aristide Kouros is not only an alpha male but a GREEK alpha male. He is handsome, rich, powerful and very possessive over what is his. Normally his wife Eden does not have a problem with that, but after a car accident leaves him with selective amnesia and he no longer remembers his wife . . . well a lot of problems arise. In true Lucy Monroe fashion, I fell in love with Aristide while wanting to wring his stubborn, Greek, alpha neck. If you like your books with a female villain you absolutely must read this book. I don¿t believe I¿ve met a better one than Ms. Monroe has created in this book. She also creates a whole family where honor, integrity and love are very much the cornerstone. Give yourself a holiday gift with The Greek¿s Christmas Baby.
MarilynS on LibraryThing 5 days ago
The Greek¿s Christmas Baby is exciting, tragic at times and a real tear jerker and one of Lucy Monroe¿s most powerful love stories.Eden has been raised by a father who was too busy with business to pay much attention to her so when she bumps into the handsome, sexy Aristide Kouros, he not only takes her breath away, he overpowers her with the attention he bestows. Months later into their relationship, Eden discovers she is pregnant and they marry. However, throughout the relationship Eden sees that Aristride¿s personal assistant, Kassandra also has designs on him.After their son is born, Eden tries to convince her husband that their marriage is on the brink of separation and tells him she is pregnant again. During this discussion, they have an accident and Astride suffers memory loss and doesn¿t remember their marriage or problems.As the story unfolds, Eden is hurt, heartbroken but decides she must make her marriage work as she loves her husband. This is such a heart wrenching and moving story, I suggest sit down and read it when you can devote your time to reading the entire story. The Greek¿s Christmas Baby is another example of Lucy¿s powerful delivery to her reader¿s.Book Summary:The only proof that Greek tycoon Aristide Kouros has that he is married is a piece of paper. Aristide has no memory of his beautiful wife Eden ¿ although his body remembers the desire he feels every time she comes close¿Eden loves her husband and it¿s breaking her heart that he has no recollection of their love¿But Eden is keeping a secret one that will bind Aristide to her forever¿
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Loved it
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I found this book to be very intense. It kept me in suspense until the end.
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Very goof book one of my fav
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Love it! Just one thing: What the heck are the names of Sebastian and Rachel's children? This is the second book with these two and it drives me nuts their children have no names!
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This was a good book that I would recommend. Unlike so many, this heroine has some courage to stand up for herself and didn't plan the doormat to the hero. It is about 133 pages long, just a nice read for an evening of relaxing and one that I saved to enjoy reading again.
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