MAYBE THIS TIME
MAYBE THIS TIME (4.5) by Joan Kilby: After a one-night stand with her ex-husband, Darcy, leaves her pregnant, Emma is desperate to have a healthy baby because of the tragic accidental death of their toddler daughter two years earlier. Darcy felt inadequate as a parent the first time around, and their grief over losing Holly tore their marriage apart. He’s not sure he’ll ever get over the past. But when the baby arrives and Emma gets sick, it’s Darcy who ends up taking care of them, and he realizes he’s more ready than he believed. Now he just has to convince Emma that they can be a happy family the second time around. Realistic emotions and well-drawn characters make this a must-read.