THE DOCTOR'S SECRET BABY
THE DOCTOR'S SECRET BABY (3) by Teresa Southwick: The reappearance of his ex-girlfriend, social worker Emily Summers, catches Dr. Cal Westen by surprise -- and so does the news that he's a father! Initially, Cal's skeptical about Emily's claim, but as he helps her deal with a health crisis, he gets very attached to baby Annie. Cal and Emily still have feelings for each other, but secrets from their respective pasts could keep them from finding future happiness. This story has a reader-favorite plot that works, and Emily is sympathetic and admirable. But Cal is difficult to like through much of the book, despite the explanation given for his behavior.