Susan Crosby entertains us with THE BABY GIFT (3), the tale of a former Los Angeles cop who finds peace and tranquility as the sheriff of a small, isolated community in the Sierra Nevada. But when his partners widow, alone and pregnant, ends up on his doorstep, he discovers that he wants much, much more. Although this romance lacks some of the crackling power of her other works, Ms. Crosby twists and turns a favorite plot into fresh delight with appealing characters and sensitive insight.

Reviewed by: 
Melinda Helfer