The Bad Boy’s Baby by Cindi Madsen

Posted May 18, 2016 by love2dazzle in Fiction, Reviews / 0 Comments

I received this book for free from Entangled Publishing in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

The Bad Boy’s Baby by Cindi MadsenThe Bad Boy's Baby by Cindi Madsen
Series: Hope Springs #3
on January 1st 1970
Pages: 260
Source: Entangled Publishing
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four-stars

There are certain words that have always described Cam Brantley: Town bad boy. Soldier. Protector. But never, ever dad. Until he returns home from his latest military tour to discover the girl he had one smoking-hot night with is now mom to the adorable two-year-old Zoey. Who has his eyes.

Plenty of words could describe Emma Walker these days. Mom, dutiful granddaughter, budding designer, the town’s golden child. But when her longtime crush Cam Brantley comes back to town, she knows the perfect word to describe herself: screwed.

Cam and Emma are both shocked to discover he truly wants Zoey in his life. But Cam’s not sure he’s ready to be a dad, and Emma can’t gamble her daughter on maybes. As the long-simmering heat between Cam and Emma reaches a boiling point, he’ll have to work past his demons in order to be the man both girls need.

Each book in the Hope Springs series is a standalone, full-length story that can be enjoyed out of order.
Series Order:
Book #1 Second Chance Ranch
Book #2 Crazy for the Competition
Book #3 The Bad Boy's Baby

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“The Bad Boy’s Baby” by Cindi Madsen was such a cute read. Which doesn’t surprise me at all. Madsen always has the sweetest love stories. Cam is out of the military and is back to work with his brother at a lodge in the mountains. Cam had an abusive father growing up and his mother wasn’t around. This created some anger issues for Cam that he works on every day to overcome.

Our other main characters is Emma. Emma is the mother of a beautiful little girl named Zoey. Zoey is two years old and has never known her father. Emma never told the father that she was pregnant or that he had a daughter. Zoey was the product of a reckless night that Emma had with Cam.

When Emma sees that Cam has come back from the military, she decides to tell Cam that he has a daughter and then Cam decides that he wants to be involved in Zoey’s life. As Cam gets to know his daughter, he and Emma soon start developing feelings for each other. When Emma gets offered a job in a different state, will everything change?

I love Madsen’s writing. I think she does a fantastic job. She spends time developing both her story and her characters. I really liked getting to know Cam more and getting to know Emma and Zoey. I think this is a wonderful story about finding out about yourself too. Cam didn’t want kids but now he has one and he finds that he loves being Zoey’s dad. This is a very sweet and touching romance that anyone should enjoy.

four-stars

About Cindi Madsen

Cindi Madsen is a USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary romance and young adult novels. She sits at her computer every chance she gets, plotting revising, and falling in love with her characters. Sometimes it makes her a crazy person. Without it, she’d be even crazier. She has way too many shoes, but can always find a reason to buy a new pretty pair, especially if they’re sparkly, colorful, or super tall. She loves music, dancing, and wishes summer lasted all year long. She lives in Colorado (where summer is most definitely NOT all year long) with her husband and three children.

About love2dazzle

Ali Kiki is a reader, writer, reviewer, blogger, and photographer in Portland, OR. An avid reader since childhood, you can usually find her devouring a book or stalking the bookstagram hashtag in her lovely apartment surrounded by books. Ali has been blogging since 2006 and she created Dazzled by Books in 2012. Her most recent adventure is making bookish candles for Stub Tail Candle Co., which are sold on Etsy.

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