Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Their Surprise Daddy

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HERNE, RUTH LOGAN
THEIR SURPRISE DADDY

Instant Family

Cruz Maldonado has vowed to provide for his beloved cousin's orphans. With his estranged mother's health failing, they might soon be Cruz's only family. But the kids' immigration status brings complications. Mostly, "Miss Rory" -- their idealistic young teacher -- and Cruz's court-appointed co-guardian. Cruz has the means to give the kids a good home, yet Rory Gallagher wonders whether he has the heart. That is, until she glimpses the sweet, small-town boy inside the polished, handsome Wall Street exterior. Soon they both begin to wonder if this temporary partnership could turn into more -- a chance to raise the children as husband and wife.

Grace Haven: a town full of heart, happiness and home

My Review:

The third book in the Grace Haven series though it can be read as a standalone too. (But, seriously, you're going to love the Gallagher sisters so much you might as well give in to temptation and get An Unexpected Groom and Her Unexpected Family.) Love the way this author creates a small town vibe. Community and faith and everybody knowing your business about sums it up. :-)

Under duress, a somewhat jaded Cruz returns to the town he grew up in. He's every inch the Manhattan business tycoon and I was prepared to hold him at arms length because he totally wasn't my type...for all of about 8 pages. And then my tummy started doing back-flips and my brain got all fuzzy and I might have started hyperventilating every time he showed up in a scene. So now I'm all about Team Cruz.

And Rory is too, though she's trying not to because she's a hundred percent small-town girl and Cruz can barely wait to escape back to the city. Such a conundrum because these two connect in a toe-curling way. And they've come together for the benefit of two adorable children who deserve a secure future. But bitterness and sorrow must be overcome first before hearts can heal enough to welcome God's handiwork in their lives. And, oh my goodness, does He ever have amazing things in store!

PS -- check out page 148 -- most sigh-worthy scene ever!

Giveaway Opportunity:
If you would like an opportunity to win a copy of Their Surprise Daddy please leave a comment below or email me at kavluvstoread AT yahoo DOT ca. If you post a comment and add your email address please use AT and DOT instead of @ and . to protect yourself from spammers. If you enter the draw via email please remember to put the title in the subject line so it's easy for me to spot your entry. Draw will be held and winner announced on Sunday April 16 2017. Offer open to international readers. Good luck!

33 comments:

  1. This is an absolute MUST-HAVE because it's a RUTHY book!! 'Nuff said ;-)

    She really does know how to write outstanding family sagas, small town life (ranch too!) and her faith shines a'plenty throughout. Think Double S Ranch series....which, by the way, it's almost time to meet TREY in May (oh that rhymed, lol!)

    Drop my hat in the Stetson quick-like :-)

    teamob4 (at) gmail (dot) com

    P.S. I'm putting the Gallagher sister's on my must-purchase-beg-or-borrow list!

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    1. Bwahaha! Trey in May....he's sitting on my TBR pile as we speak....thud.

      And yes -- you must read all about the Gallagher sisters and Grace Haven...fantastically awesome series!!!! Good luck, Trixi.

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    2. Kavalicious!!! What a wonderful review, thank you so much! I'm so glad you got a chance to read Rory's story... I love it!!!! :)

      And Cruz.... oh, be still my hero-loving heart! :) He's got that broken inside that just needs some TLC... and a possible smack upside the head. :)

      I'm so glad you loved it!!!

      And Trixi, this series is set about an hour from me in Canandaigua, NY (Grace Haven) and it's such a gorgeous spot, nestled in the Finger Lakes... What a beautiful part of the world!!!!

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  2. Great review Kav! I am getting ready to read this book next week and can hardly wait to climb between the covers and co-exist with the characters. Her books always pull me in.

    Don't need to put me into your giveaway. I just wanted to thank you for your review and tell everyone, if they haven't read a book with Ruth Logan Herne's name on the cover they are truly missing out.

    Blessings,
    Cindy W.

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    1. Yay -- another Ruthy fan!!! And I concur -- reading her books is a must!

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    2. Cindy and Kav, thank you!!!! BLUSHING

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  3. Yes, Ruthy fan here!! LattebooksAThotmailDOTcom

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    1. Yay Ruthy fans!!! Good luck, Susan.

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    2. Thank you, Susan! Waving from Western New York!!!

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  4. Love her books. cheetahthecat1986(at)gmail(dot)com

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  5. Love the review. Any Ruthie book is a must have.
    jhdwayne(at)peoplepc(dot)com

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    1. LOL -- Hi Ruthy! Thanks for stopping by!

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  7. Oohhh.....looks wonderful.

    mindyhoungATmsnDOTcom

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    1. It really is. Good luck, Mindy!

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  8. I really like Love Inspired for a quick, inspirational read. Handy size to take EVERYWHERE,

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    1. Yes -- purse perfect size. Good luck, Paula.

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  9. You had my attention at the words "Surprise Daddy" but I'm calling a foul on the page 148 tease! You're a very naughty tease, Kav! 😁

    Dblaser(at)windstream(dot)net

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    1. LOL -- and when you get the book don't race to page 148 either!!! Good luck, Diane.

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  10. Love Ruth's books. TY
    leliamae54(at)aol(dot)com

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  11. Read the first two books in the series, so this next book is a must. I'll read anything by Ruth. Love her books!
    pwestfall7 at hotmail dot com

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    1. Yes it is -- you must keep up with those Gallagher girls. Good luck, Pam.

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  12. I adore Ruthy books! I'm especially looking forward to this one, love those diverse cultural backgrounds. Thank you, Kav!
    betherin02 at gmail dot com

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    1. Me too!!!! Yes, diversity in fiction rocks! Good luck, Beth Erin.

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  13. Looks like a great book. Glad it can be read as a stand alone too. Those are my favorite kind of series just in case you don't have the others. Thanks for the chance to win a copy iamabho (at) gmail (dot) com

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    1. I agree. I love series but I prefer it when the books can be read on their own as well. No looming cliffhangers for me! Good luck, Linda.

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    2. Thanks 😍 I don't mind cliffhangers only if I have ALL of the books though already to be read lol

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