What Price Paradise
All his life Tate McCullom has been taught to be responsible, and he is the very model of what a respectable man should be. Until the night he gets drunk and sleeps with a woman he barely knows. Now, six weeks later, she's pregnant, alone, and broke. Once again, Tate must take responsibility... show more
All his life Tate McCullom has been taught to be responsible, and he is the very model of what a respectable man should be. Until the night he gets drunk and sleeps with a woman he barely knows. Now, six weeks later, she's pregnant, alone, and broke. Once again, Tate must take responsibility for his actions, and makes plans to marry his child's mother. There's only one problem...he has to tell his fiancÃ©e. Abby Grayson hasn't had an easy life. As the daughter of the town whore, people either avoid her or think she's like her mother. For Abby, it's a struggle just to fill her belly and keep a roof over her head. Loneliness and a secret yearning for this man she thought she'd never have led her to spend the night with Tate. But the last thing she needs is a baby when she can barely take care of herself. Desperate, but too proud to ask for help, she finally agrees to accept a job from Tate the job of being his wife. Now she has almost everything she's ever dreamed of. Unfortunately, only one thing will gain her Tate's love his realization that the night he spent with her was no drunken accident. It was a last-ditch attempt to win the woman he really wanted.
Publish date: May 7th 2009
Publisher: Ellora's Cave
Pages no: 286
Edition language: English
Debo comenzar diciendo lo obvio: este libro tiene una de las portadas más espantosas que he visto en mi vida. Es realmente terrible.Ahora, respecto a la historia: me gustó. Es distinta y entretenida, sin ser demasiado pesada ni demasiado hueca. Con justo las dosis correctas de drama, comedia y roman...
I loved it! It wasn't what I expected to be ,I'm not saying it was better or worse , just different to what I thought it would be after reading the reviews.
I wanted to like this book, I really did. And it wasn't bad, it was just not exciting. Maybe not enough angst for me, I don't know. I LOVED LOVED The Sweet Gum Tree so I dropped my to be read list and started this by the same author, and then I stopped. It was a great start, great story line, but it...
I really liked this book a lot. I will definitely read more of Ms. Allred's books in the future.
So as much as I wanted to give this book 3 stars because a lot of the story line to me was like....un uh...not even close to being realistic...But, I liked the characters overall and it has lots of good humor. So, I gave it 4. Now, if you're one of those people who pick at a story that seems a littl...