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by Wendy S. Marcus

Genre: Series, Current Series Imprints, Harlequin Medical Romance

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WHEN ONE NIGHT ISN’T ENOUGH by Wendy S. Marcus (4): Doctor Jared Padget has been a thorn in nurse Allison Forshay’s side since the high-handed doc began subbing at the hospital three months ago. Jared took it upon himself to break up Allison and her soon-to-be-fiancée and now Jared takes every opportunity to flirt outrageously with the disgruntled nurse. In his defense, Jared knew that Allison was not happy with her boyfriend and he knows that she deserves more. What Jared doesn’t know is that Allison was a severely troubled teen and tried to find love with any boy that would pay her attention. While she is no longer that girl, her past weighs heavily on her self-esteem and Allison feels that she isn’t worthy of a healthy relationship. This is not helped when she and Jared spend a night together only to have him leave for another hospital the very next day. When Jared returns a short time later the two have mountains of baggage that they must work through, as trust does not come easily to either one. Readers are bound to feel empathy for both the hero and heroine. Each has a uniquely disastrous past that stops them from making lasting connections. These complications help to make the moment when Jared and Allison are able to give their hearts to the other all the more touching. 

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Reviewed By: Dawn Crowne

Publisher: Harlequin

Published: July 2011

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4.5 Stars

Average Rating: 4.5 Stars
(16 ratings)

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Submitted by HarlequinJunkie on April 15, 2012 - 2:00am.

“When One Night Isn't Enough” was Wendy’s debut novel and WOW was I impressed. This book sucked me in from the first page. The author did a fantastic job bringing the characters to life. I loved Allison with her stubborn quirky personality and Jared who was just dreamy. The chemistry between these two characters sizzled off the pages. I loved the witty dialogue and narration of this story. The author did a great job giving this book a modern feel; the heroine was not some shy virgin like in so many harlequin books we are used to reading.
I can’t wait to read more from this author.

Recommended to all Lovers of Romance!

Submitted by Nas on July 14, 2011 - 4:37pm.

WHEN ONE NIGHT ISN'T ENOUGH is by Harlequin M&B Medical author Wendy S Marcus.

 Nurse Ali Forshay hates bad boy Doctor Jared Padget but finds herself drawn to him. The chemistry sizzles between them. After an explosive night together, Ali ends up getting pregnant. She discovers later he is married though on the verge of getting a divorce. But he was reluctant to marry again. And Ali wanted marriage or nothing!

 I loved it! This story is liberally spiced with humor, pathos and heartfelt emotion. You just can't help but root for these two, Ali and Jared to get to their happy ending. I didn't want the story to end just then. But who wants a good romance to end?

  WHEN ONE NIGHT ISN'T ENOUGH is a well woven tale with real characters and witty dialogue. It was written with warmth, tenderness and sensitivity and is a sweet and sensual romance story amid the medical drama. It is a fast paced, sexy, romantic tale with characters who catches your attention and your heart. The characters come alive on the page and the reader is personally involved in their happiness and craves the resolution as deeply as they do.

 Emotions are palpable and heart-wrenching. I highly recommend WHEN ONE NIGHT ISN'T ENOUGH to all lovers of romance regardless of, if they enjoy Medical Romances.

 Wendy S Marcus was a new to me author but I shall definitely be on a lookout for all her titles as I eagerly await her next book!