I got her pregnant, but we were never supposed to meet.Thirteen years ago, I made a donation that would change my life forever.Now, the kid I never knew has tracked me down...and her mother is the most gorgeous woman I've ever seen.Right from the first moment, there's smoldering heat between us. But we couldn't be more different. She's a shy college professor. I'm a hockey player who can't stay out of the tabloids.Yeah, I'm not exactly what you'd call a good role model. I've made plenty of bad decisions. But helping Helena get pregnant wasn't a mistake--it just might be the best thing I've ever done.And now, for the first time, I want something more.More than a party.More than a one night stand.I want her.I just have to convince her that I've got what it takes to be a good father. To break through that shyness, and win over the woman I've fallen for.We're strangers.But we're still a family.___________If you like emotional twists, unexpected humor, and electrifying passion, you'll love Dominick's Secret Baby. Nearly 400 pages of steamy, standalone romance with no cheating and a guaranteed HEA!...
|Title||:||Dominick's Secret Baby (The Promise They Made #1)|
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Dominick's Secret Baby (The Promise They Made #1) Reviews
This was a fast moving story with some twists. She was a fertility clinic baby and was determined to find her biological father. Turns out he the arrogant pro hocky player who is a real player. Meantime her mother is now pregnant again with his sperm. Talk about drama and drama. Well written with likeable characters and a happy ending. Chemistry that's off the charts and a fun read. I read a reader copy via Hidden Gems and voluntarily chose to write a review.
Needs a lot of editing
It truly amazed me how people can spit out five star reviews for a story with little to no character devs and no editing. Did the writer not pass basic English? There were so many incomplete sentences, a lot of word use errors and so much more wrong with this one. It was frustrating but I finished it, and believe me, I WON'T be reading more.
Emotionally charged, chemistry fueled
Dominick’s Secret Baby by Iris Parker is a very well written book. Emotionally authentic, all characters are explored as they learn about one another and begin their journey to creating a family.
I loved the beginning, as well as this unconventional storyline! Ali, the precocious preteen; Helena, the socially awkward beauty and brains; and Dominick, the gentle giant alpha.
Iris Parker writes from all three perspectives, but focuses on Helena and Dominick for th ...more
A Wonderful Summer Love Story
Helena made a decision that would impact her world 12 years later when her daughter decides to find out who and where her father is. Eleven year old Ali is a force to be reckoned with, she adds so much to the story as she is the force that leads mother and father to their HEA love story. Self sufficient Helena has built a happy life with her daughter, till her daughter finds her father Dominick, when he sees her running across the ice with a guard chasing her,he know ...more
A precocious preteen goes in search of the sperm donor that is her father. Dominick is shocked to find a little girl waiting for him at the hockey rink one day after practice. Once he sees his features reflected in her face, he realizes she is the product of a donation he made to a sperm bank over a decade ago.
He never thought he wanted or would be capable of settling into family life after being abandoned by his father at a young age. He's spent his time working on his hockey career and engagin ...more
Very good story! Both characters are settled and in their lifestyles, though they are very different they have similar self-doubt issues. They are at peace with their short-coming, their story digs deep and brings those things back to life so they can decide whether to deal with them or keep them buried. The secret was the drama but I really like how the author twisted the revelation, it was an eye opener but others things seen them on a tailspin and they are forced to focus on "us". They are bo ...more
I read Iris Parker’s Alton’s Secret Baby a while ago and loved it. While not labeled as such (and to be fair it totally works as a stand-alone), it turns out that this is book 2 of the author’s The Promise They Made series. Two of the characters from that story, Helena and Dominick, were clearly making a cameo appearance so I simply had to get my hands on their own book. That book is Dominick's Secret Baby and Oh My Dear Lord was it ever wonderful. Beautifully plotted and written, with a great c ...more
HIDDEN GEMS ARC REVIEW
This story is stretch as far as the set up. An 11 year old hires a detective to find her sperm donor father. Maybe, maybe not. I still enjoyed the story. I liked all the characters but I loved Dom. He was a little insecure about some things, but oh so sweet. When he found out he was father, he was surprised and a little scared. His internal thoughts gave you a good look into his personality. Even though Aly was 11 he had the new parent thoughts flashing through his head. Th ...more