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Summary

Rich Manning and Jamie Warren have always been friends - and nothing but friends. However, that changes when she asks him to father the child she so desperately wants. Rich agrees - if she'll marry him. Because he thinks their Marriage of Inconvenience could become a real marriage instead.

Paul Manning, a grieving widower with three small children, turns to Leah Baker for help and comfort. When that comfort begins to grow into something else, Paul discovers that he wants more than a Stand-in Wife.

©2016 Harlequin Books S.A. (P)2016 Harlequin Enterprises, Limited.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 28-04-17

sweet story

I love this book a lot. I will continue to read her books. The love stories are so sweet and makes me wish I had a love like this.

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  • Debbie
  • 16-04-16

Boring.

What would have made Marriage of Inconvenience/Stand-In Wife better?

It was so predictable, and kept saying the same thing over and over and over.

What was most disappointing about Debbie Macomber’s story?

I love Debbie Macomber's books, but these books fell short. I wanted more substance.

Which character – as performed by Lisa Zimmerman – was your favorite?

Rich

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  • Sandee
  • 20-03-16

Two great stories!

I love this book as I love most of your books. I will recommend it to anyone who loves feel good family books. I'm so happy that more of your books are coming in audiobooks. Please keep these audiobooks coming. Because I'm caring for my husband I love being able to listen in my ear phones . I am still able to do what I need to do and keep my mind happy .

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  • jane
  • 08-01-16

Good

Enjoyed the love stories kept me in suspense made me do a marathon listen through first part.

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  • Debbie
  • 12-06-22

Corny book

This is the first review I’ve ever left. I only purchase this book because I thought it would lead into her sequel. This is the one of the most ridiculous love stories I’ve ever listened too! The storyline was OK, but the writing and ridiculous comments and feelings, it was a wasted credit.
I should’ve returned it for a full credit.

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  • Anonymous
  • 21-07-21

Excellent read

I absolutely LOVED this book. I listened twice. The plot and everything about it was so cute and realistic. Its worth every credit!!! The narrator was AWESOME!!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 01-02-21

Great books

The stories were so well written. I didn't want to stop listening. just wanted it to continue with the other brother.

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  • J Lee
  • 05-07-20

Another winner by Debbie Macomber

I loved it! there are lots of twists and turns, and wonderful characters.
excellent narrator!

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  • Debbie Meek
  • 24-03-19

Romances

I liked it. Narrator was good! Great author! Two stories built into one family setting.

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  • B. D.
  • 26-07-17

Save your credit.

I get it. Macomber fans probably really liked this one. I thought it was awful and had the worst narration ever! Macomber books are tame and rarely have any meat to them, but this one, with its horrible narration made it hard to get through. I skipped through the last 10 chapters and will be returning it. Seriously, lots of better stories out there.