Books by C.J. Carmichael

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The P.I. Contest

The P.I. Contest is a typical series romance with a quick, breezy set-up: Two people both looking for a life change end up competing for the same job. There's nothing terribly objectionable about it, but it's not the type of story I'd run out and buy either; nothing sets it apart form the pack. ...

B
Perfect Partners?

In some ways, I think the Harlequin Superromance line is as divisive as Harlequin Presents. There are those who scoff and assume it's nothing but small towns, hunky sheriffs, and secret babies. And then there are those of us who know better. Perfect Partners? is not only a gem of a book, but it's ...

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Next of Kin

Next of Kin, the third book in the Code Red continuity, is a brisk little pageturner. It's an enjoyable enough way to pass a few hours, but it also falls slightly short of a recommendation. In what seems to be the trademark for this series, the book opens with a gripping action sequence, the ...

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A Convenient Proposal

The second book in C. J. Carmichael's Proposal trilogy features a love story that is neither particularly involving nor convincing, between two less-than-rational characters, alongside a much more interesting story about those two characters' struggle to save a pair of innocent children from neglect ...

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A Lasting Proposal

Maureen Shannon is at the end of her rope with her pre-teen daughter, Holly. A year ago her reckless, irresponsible husband Rod died in a mountain climbing accident, and since then Holly has become increasingly more depressed and difficult. Holly idolized her father, and has made it clear that Maure ...

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A Second-Chance Proposal

A Second-Chance Proposal has familiar themes. The hero is a cowboy who has been accused of a crime he didn't commit. He was about the marry the love of his life, but he left her at the altar. Now he's back to prove his innocence and see if he can win back the heroine. He's up against a greedy stepfa ...