Wanted: One Special Kiss (Starlight, Bk 2)
Wanted One Special Kiss - Starlight, Bk 2 Author:Judi McCoy Paul Anderson is an overworked small-town doctor and single dad who needs someone to care for his house and his dynamo twin two-year-old boys. The stunning, curvaceous redhead in his waiting room seems absolutely perfect -- too perfect, maybe. Lila is as kind and caring as she is sexy, and Paul thinks she's an angel come down from heaven ...... more » and he's not that far off! But Lila didn't travel all this way just for full-time employment; she wants her freedom ... and has had Paul Anderson specifically in mind for something important since well before they even met. Because Paul has been designated as the ideal male, the one man who can give Lila exactly what she needs to successfully complete her mission in thirty days. And it all starts with one special kiss.« less
First in a three book series. Delightful tale about a woman from another planet who comes here to "mate" and have a baby so that her planet can survive. The problem is that the "no love" part of her mission is up for grabs when she meets her designated mate.
Rila is chosen to go to earth as one of nine women to mate with a selected human so that their species can survive as their males are sterile or impotent. However, her twin Lila knocks her out and pretends to be Rila; Lila heads to earth to mate with Dr. Paul Anderson.
Paul advertises for a nanny to take care of his two year old twins, Teddy and Rick who are a handful. Their mom divorced Paul because he spent his whole life performing plastic surgery for Baltimore's elite ignoring her and their kids. Now he is a general practitioner in Preston's Ferry, Virginia raising the kids while his ex spouse has run off with someone else.
Lila lands near Paul's home where the Eastern Shore Alien Watch is aware her landing. She arrives with the ad bewildering Paul who is attracted to her at first sight. He introduces his twins to Lila and they get along fine so he hires her. As Paul and Lila fall in love and make love, the Feds and the ESAW search for the space traveler. Pregnant, Lila knows she must vanish, but she will miss her beloved Anderson trio.
The latest wonderful "Wanted" earthling-ET romance stars delightful lead couple and matchmaking wild twins with readers' hearts going out to silent Teddy. The eccentric townsfolk provide the setting with their aluminum hats and other shtick. Though the audience will need to accept the heroine's weak rationalizing her jeopardizing a mission to save her race and the Feds are pathetic antagonists, fans will appreciate this fine science fiction romance that also sets in motion the next book.