April 7, 2008

Mundane Monday's Royal Review

Another Man's Baby By: Kay Stockham

Another man's baby

  • Another Man's Baby By: Kaye Stockham
  • Publisher: Harlequin Super Romance
  • Pub. Date: March, 2008
  • Available in both paper back and ebook (Amazon's Kindle)
  • First in the "Tulane's of Tennesee" series
  • 248 pp.
  • Series: Harlequin Super Romance Series, #1477
  • Except from eharlequin: Another Man's Baby
  • Author's Website: Kay Stockham

From the publisher:

Garret Tulane is Darcy Rhodes's personal knight in shining armor. Not only did he rescue her from being stranded in the middle of a snowstorm, but he's also given her a place to stay. His close family ties and his caring support create the secure home life she wants to give her unborn child.That security is an illusion, however. Despite the growing closeness between Darcy and Garret, she knows he has obligations and commitments that don't include her—or another man's baby. But feeling as she does, when the time comes, will she be able to walk away?

A Note From Kay Stockham (on Harlequin re: this book)

More about this book...

Dear Reader,

With my pregnancies I experienced the terror of premature labor pains and all the thoughts and fears that run rampant in a new mother's head. I had the loving support of my husband (and, yes, our children were both fine), but Darcy Rhodes isn't so lucky. She's pregnant, alone, stuck in a strange town with an uncertain future.

But the one good that happens to her is meeting Garret Tulane. Garret is an all-around nice guy. Of course nice guys have problems, too, and since he's already dating his boss's daughter, well, complicated doesn't begin to describe things. Is it possible to care for and love two women? I didn't think so, but then I saw a real-life example of this and realized with the right hero, it's entirely possible. Eventually a choice has to be made, but by the time Garret makes it, will Darcy be gone?

I hope you enjoy Another Man's Baby. It's the first of a series titled THE TULANES OF TENNESSEE, and I'm looking forward to writing about many more Tulanes in the future. Nick is coming up next with all his sexy brooding and secrets. Who isn't curious about a guy with secrets?

Your letters and comments mean the world to me, so please keep writing. I love to hear from you. E-mail me at kay@kaystockham.com, write to me at P.O. Box 232, Minford, OH 45653 and check out my Web site by surfing to www.kaystockham.com.

I hope you'll join me.God bless and enjoy the romance,

Kay Stockham


I give this a FOUR TIARA RATING! "Magical - Like A Kiss From Prince Charming!"

My Comments:

"What if the one you love is two?"

Darcy Rhodes is left stranded after her Volkswagen slides off the road during a snow storm in a small town in the middle of Tennessee. Her car totaled, and Darcy, like anyone else in this situation, begins to panic. Finding herself single and pregnant just didn't sit well with her. She wanted to give this baby a wonderful life, a life that she never had. With no help in site, she closes her eyes and begins to pray. She pleads for help...

And soon realizes that there is nothing she can do now but wait, wait for help. Help, she got..

Garret Tulane quickly becomes Darcy's white knight. More than she could ever ask for. He not only rescues her but he wisks her off to the local hospital, where he just so happens to be gainfully employed. After all, what kind of a gentleman would he be if he left this beautiful woman alone and in labor?

Once Darcy is released from the hospital (after her contractions have ceased), she's left without a place to stay. Not a vacancy in town due to the storm. Her mind racing with worry, and her heart on her sleeve, she turns to Garret. He sees the need in her eyes and quickly succumbs to her every need and takes her home with him. She notices how close his family and circle or friends are. She also can't believe how caring and supportive he is. In her mind, this makes for the perfect and secure life that she wants, and desires for both her and her baby-to-be.

Kay Stockham does a great job with these characters, they are not only believable, but they are likeable, even loveable at times and you find yourself caring about what will happen to Darcy next. I found myself crying one minute and smiling the next. Garret and Darcy are easy to relate to.

Until Darcy met Garret, she believed that she was destined to a life of poverty and lonliness, gut now she can see her future much brighter. Garret is successful, stable and strong, and better than all of that, he's always there for her, giving her more than she needs.

Could all this be real? Darcy and Garret feel the passion growing between them. So much so that it can no longer be debied. She also knows that he has commitments in his exsisting life and obligations that don't include her or another mans baby.

This story is about what happens when you find the one you're supposed to be with and love, even when it comes in a package you don't expect. Heartwarming from beginning to end, and if you ask any romance reader, it doesn't get much better than this.

A solid Four Tiara read. Pick it up and get some tissues ready...

A little on the author:


Kay Stockham sold to Harlequin's Superromance line February 11, 2005, and celebrated her long-awaited dream come true while tagging along with her husband to a pharmaceutical convention in Vegas. Kay's debut novel, Montana Secrets, was released in October, 2005, and hit number seven on Waldenbooks Series Bestseller List. Within ten months of that first sale, she sold three more stories to the Superromance series, and attributes her success to perseverance and a true love of the romance genre.

You can find Kay hanging out online at eHarlequin.com's Make Mine Super! message board, www.Noveltalk.com and in her cyber home at www.kaystockham.com where she hosts a monthly contest giveaway and blogs about what it's like to be a newly published author.

That's ALL for now...



***NOTICE: I will be doing give-a-ways of certain books. They will not be my copy nor will I be able to do it if the book is in ebook form, such as this. SO, this book is NOT part of the give-a-way. Books to be given away will be noted in the review or at the bottom...like SO : )


  1. I like your rating system. It is sooo you

  2. Just reading one of your past posts and saw that you are a reviewer. For what site?

  3. Hi Cheryl and thank you SO much...I'm going to have pictures for my review system soon thanks to J.Kaye. She's so sweet. THANKS J.KAYE!!

  4. I like your rating system too, Amy, and I enjoy the format of your reviews.

  5. Thank you so much Wendy! I really enjoy your beautiful blog as well...now if I could only figure out how to just shrink my review box a little instead of a whole lot : )



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