The Bachelor s Baby Jake West s troubled cousin leaves him with a most unusual parting gift her newborn baby girl And now the small town contractor is forced to seek help from the very woman he resents the new big city pediatrician who practically stole his uncle s practice, Violet Crenshaw Violet knows she shouldn t be consorting with the enemy But she can t resist the adorable baby and her handsome new caretaker Violet traded her chance at motherhood for her career years ago But raising a family with Jake could be everything she s ever wanted


10 thoughts on “The Doctor's Second Chance

  1. Kav Kav says:

    Warning Extreme swoon factor Honestly, there is something soheart palpitatingabout a clueless, macho guy taking on baby duty All those bumbling good intentions, the earnest fumblings, the dear in the headlights gaze And when the baby starts to make inroads into his tough as nails construction worker heart, wellall I m saying is have a fainting couch on hand There are some deliciously endearing scenes And plenty of funny ones Not to mention heart tugging Jake and Violet get off t Warning Extreme swoon factor Honestly, there is something soheart palpitatingabout a clueless, macho guy taking on baby duty All those bumbling good intentions, the earnest fumblings, the dear in the headlights gaze And when the baby starts to make inroads into his tough as nails construction worker heart, wellall I m saying is have a fainting couch on hand There are some deliciously endearing scenes And plenty of funny ones Not to mention heart tugging Jake and Violet get off to a rocky start, but as they bond over baby, their relationship transforms into something promising until a few complications hold their happily ever after hostage I gobbled this one up in a day


  2. Lisa Johnson Lisa Johnson says:

    Title The Doctor s Second ChanceAuthor Missy TippensWebsite 224Year 2015Publisher Love InspiredMy Rating 5 out of 5 starsWhen I began reading the novel, it soon became apparent that I wasn t going to quit reading until the end I was caught up in the heart rending drama of a single man raised by an aunt and uncle after his parents death in the past and now facing fatherhood when his cousin shows up and leaves her newborn with him All Jake is aware of i Title The Doctor s Second ChanceAuthor Missy TippensWebsite 224Year 2015Publisher Love InspiredMy Rating 5 out of 5 starsWhen I began reading the novel, it soon became apparent that I wasn t going to quit reading until the end I was caught up in the heart rending drama of a single man raised by an aunt and uncle after his parents death in the past and now facing fatherhood when his cousin shows up and leaves her newborn with him All Jake is aware of is how to do construction and is clueless as to how to care for a newborn baby girl.Jake grew up with his cousin Remy and knows she has a tendency to dump her problems or responsibilities on others before vanishing Now Jake has to seek the help of the local pediatrician who purchased his uncle s practice and as far as Jake is concerned ripped off the couple When he seeks Violet s help in how to care for a newborn, the past issues in both their lives come to the forefront For the moment the main focus has to be on the baby, but as time goes by Jake is determined to locate Remy before adopting the baby to make sure it is what his cousin desires.As I read about the past of Violet Crenshaw, the pediatrician is slowly revealed and Jake s heart begins to melt letting go of his hard feelings What develops is a touching story of redemption, hope and love even after so much time has passed in lives thought lost to pain or bad choices My heart at one time really felt the tortures a couple of the characters were going through, but I am glad the author didn t stop the story The ending is priceless and renews the heart with hope as lives and loves begin anew It was a great book to read on a quiet Saturday afternoon Disclosure of Material Connection I received one orof the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission s 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising Other reviews can be read at Also follow me on Twitter lcjohnson1988, FaceBook at


  3. Sherida Stewart Sherida Stewart says:

    LOVED this special story of HOPE and SECOND CHANCES The Doctor s Second Chance, by Missy Tippens, drew me immediately into Appleton, Georgia, where Jake and Violet meet because of a precious newborn baby, Abby Their lives are imperfect, but are filled with trying to be honorable, even during the hard situations they face In a very touching scene, tears spilled down my cheeks as I could feel the difficulty these people had in making the right decisions I love when an author touches my heart an LOVED this special story of HOPE and SECOND CHANCES The Doctor s Second Chance, by Missy Tippens, drew me immediately into Appleton, Georgia, where Jake and Violet meet because of a precious newborn baby, Abby Their lives are imperfect, but are filled with trying to be honorable, even during the hard situations they face In a very touching scene, tears spilled down my cheeks as I could feel the difficulty these people had in making the right decisions I love when an author touches my heart and emotions that strongly..and Missy Tippens does that well.and provides a perfect ending.In the note to her readers, Missy reminds us even though our lives may not turn out as we planned, we discover God blesses us with something even better This encouraging story expresses this thought through a beautiful love story a story filled with the promise of hope and the gift of second chances I highly recommend this delightful story which warms the heart


  4. Harlequin Books Harlequin Books says:

    There are a number of comical scenes such as a crash course in baby care for the single bachelor as well as heartbreaking ones, too There are some familiar characters, and some that you hope to see again The ending is one that may just surprise the reader RT Book Reviews, 4 stars.


  5. Aerykah Aerykah says:

    I really enjoyed this book It s a short read I finished it within one day but it didn t feel rushed or abrupt I liked the characters and the storyline It s a good one


  6. Cristal Cristal says:

    Sweet love story, I liked seeing the characters s relationship develop throughout the story and to see how much baby Abby meant to both of them.


  7. Sleeslee Sleeslee says:

    Picked up this book because it is written by someone in my book club it falls into the inspirational romance category and it delivers a sweet, uplifting story.


  8. Karen Loomis Karen Loomis says:

    Sweet story of family and love.


  9. Michelle Michelle says:

    Jake West has no experience in parenthood none So when his disfunctional cousin who he was raised with suddenly lays a baby at his feet and asks him to care for her, he s totally out of his element The only person he knows to ask is the pediatrician who took over his uncle s practice, Violet Crenshaw Violet resents him for spreading rumors that she stole his uncle s practice.As they join forces to take care of the little baby, they start feeling like a family Their relationship grows from Jake West has no experience in parenthood none So when his disfunctional cousin who he was raised with suddenly lays a baby at his feet and asks him to care for her, he s totally out of his element The only person he knows to ask is the pediatrician who took over his uncle s practice, Violet Crenshaw Violet resents him for spreading rumors that she stole his uncle s practice.As they join forces to take care of the little baby, they start feeling like a family Their relationship grows from Christian love to concern for a baby to something made of mutual love and respect But violet has something from her past that s holding her back, and when she goes against an important decision that is made, it may wreck any hope of romance This was a very sweet book Though I knew where it was going to go in the end, I held out hope it wouldn tSPOILER BELOW I was not happy with the way Remy treated Jake He did a big thing for her and let his heart go there I think he deserved a littlethan she gave him in the endMy heart went out to Jake who had his world ripped apart so suddenly without much consideration for his feelings


  10. Heather Hart Heather Hart says:

    I scored free copies of all of the Love Inspired books releasing on April 21st, and this one was by far my favorite It was the second book by Missy Tippens that I had read, and I knew going in that she was an awesome author, and she didn t disappoint What would you do if you were a single guy who suddenly found himself responsible for an infant that was just a few weeks old No notice One moment you were sitting there drinking coffee and the next you were looking at a screaming baby with no I scored free copies of all of the Love Inspired books releasing on April 21st, and this one was by far my favorite It was the second book by Missy Tippens that I had read, and I knew going in that she was an awesome author, and she didn t disappoint What would you do if you were a single guy who suddenly found himself responsible for an infant that was just a few weeks old No notice One moment you were sitting there drinking coffee and the next you were looking at a screaming baby with no one to help you Enlist help of course.However, the best person to help also happens to be a ruthless business woman who devastated your family when she moved to town Can Jake suck up his pride and do what s right for his new responsibility and do it without letting the baby take hold of his heart, because surly her mom will be coming back to get her right You ll have to read this book to find out