The Baby Scheme

The Baby Scheme

by Jacqueline Diamond

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Overview

Laughs meet chills in this suspenseful romantic comedy! Unfairly fired from her job as a reporter, Alli Gardner leaps at the chance to prove herself by exposing an illegal adoption and blackmail ring. But she needs a pretend husband, and why not her longtime nemesis, sexy ex-cop Kevin Vickers? When the bullets start flying and the adrenaline gets pumping, so does their sizzling attraction. Is there safety in his arms, or greater danger?

Don't miss this exciting romantic comedy from the USA Today bestselling author of the Safe Harbor Medical series. "...a real page turner. Jacqueline Diamond's skill at mystery writing shines through in this suspenseful tale of opposites attracting."—Madaleine Laird, Romantic Times

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161243060
Publisher: K. Loren Wilson
Publication date: 07/11/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 253,570
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

USA Today bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond is known for her romantic comedies, medical romances, Regency romances and mysteries—more than a hundred titles! A former Associated Press reporter and TV columnist, Jackie is the author of the popular Safe Harbor Medical romance series, beginning with The Would-Be Mommy.
She writes a spin-off series, the Safe Harbor Medical Mysteries, including The Case of the Questionable Quadruplet, The Case of the Surly Surrogate and The Case of the Desperate Doctor.
Jackie has been honored with a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award and is a two-time Rita Award finalist.

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The Baby Scheme 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
harstan More than 1 year ago
Five years as a reporter at the Orange Coast Outlook had not prepared Alli Gardner to have someone steal her story from her computer, but Payne Jacobson, nephew of an assistant editor, did just that. He got the byline for exposing the Serene Beach, California Mayor LeMott running gambling tournaments. She complained and was fired.............. Out of work and outraged, her career seems over until she gets a tip from a reliable source centering on an illegal baby adoption ring. She knows the danger of trying to uncover the people behind this money maker so she asks private detective Kevin Vickers to help her. They approach the case in opposite ways; she is filled with adrenaline and rushes into danger while he is much more cautious. As they work the case and try to also trap Payne, these opposites who belittle one another fall in love, but first there is a case to solve.................. THE BABY SCHEME is a fabulous police procedural romantic suspense that really goes into hyperspeed when a reluctant Alli asks Kevin for help; reluctantly because she desires him yet tries to hide that with caustic humor. The plot is deftly handled so that the audience roots for the likable sleuths while wanting Payne to suffer pain and hoping the ¿big shots¿ behind the infant sales are caught. Fans will enjoy this diamond of a tale............. Harriet Klausner