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The Secret Kept from the Italian For once, this author didn t totally depress me H h had dueling backstories, though Hero feels responsible for his brother s death since bro died when they were racing their cars, egged on by the hero Heroine s parents died when she was 19 and she s put everything on hold until her brother graduated from college.They meet on the ten year anniversary of the H s brother s death He is getting drunk in a borrowed office, she is cleaning to pay for her music course at Julliard They have a one ni For once, this author didn t totally depress me H h had dueling backstories, though Hero feels responsible for his brother s death since bro died when they were racing their cars, egged on by the hero Heroine s parents died when she was 19 and she s put everything on hold until her brother graduated from college.They meet on the ten year anniversary of the H s brother s death He is getting drunk in a borrowed office, she is cleaning to pay for her music course at Julliard They have a one night stand and the virgin heroine ends up pregnant Hero pretends not to know her when she confronts him six weeks later.He pretends not to know her Let that sink in.Heroine gives up on him and has her daughter on her own She meets the hero while waitressing, three months after her daughter s birth The action then shifts to Italy where the hero has asked her to stay for six months so they can figure out what to do.I liked this well enough, but the hero was a little too human for my tastes He cries in the heroine s arms twice He is cowardly about his feelings He isn t a bad guy just really messed up I did feel for him but the heroine has waypatience than I do Even when there is a crisis at the end of the story, heroine had to be the emotional rock I m not sure how much of a partnership they ll have if the heroine has to do all of the heavy lifting during a crisis, but hero makes a lot of money and is good in bed, so heroine seems happy I also wish there would have been some kind of reconciliation with the hero s parents if not for the hero s sake, but for their daughter She has no grandparents to spoil her, otherwise This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here It was missing something but I can t tell you what I don t believe he would have ever looked for her so when they met again it was kind of fate I guess I hated that he was so hot and cold to her but he did have some serious mental issues and survivors guilt to boot He was racing his brother in cars when the brother crashed and died His parents won t talk to him and he blames himself The heroine meets him on the anniversary of his death, they have unprotected sex and she of course gets pregn It was missing something but I can t tell you what I don t believe he would have ever looked for her so when they met again it was kind of fate I guess I hated that he was so hot and cold to her but he did have some serious mental issues and survivors guilt to boot He was racing his brother in cars when the brother crashed and died His parents won t talk to him and he blames himself The heroine meets him on the anniversary of his death, they have unprotected sex and she of course gets pregnant She goes to tell him and he pretends he doesn t remember her It was bad but it could have been muchdramatic I think with a different writer One year later She sees him, he sees baby and he knows He doesn t offer to marry her like HP guys usually do but wants 50 50 custody He also tells her that she should have tried harder to tell him I just wanted to smack him upside the head at that point Plus of course while she was carrying his baby he was out playing international playboy even though it was starting to bore him I just didn t feel their love It was just meh I wouldn t read it again 3,5 stars because hero was constantly blowing hot and cold It was annoying after a while. Ivy has the definitive and beautiful review.https www.goodreads.com review showMy two cents.Slow burn romance where Kate Hewitt throws away some of theaggravating tropes in HPLand which is great, but does lower the angst and drama.One, the heroine actually resists having sex a couple of times with the beta disguised as alpha hero despite her attraction to him YES THANK YOU, KH Finally a heroine who has a modicum of self respect Two, the hero does not slut shame, belittle, or rou Ivy has the definitive and beautiful review.https www.goodreads.com review showMy two cents.Slow burn romance where Kate Hewitt throws away some of theaggravating tropes in HPLand which is great, but does lower the angst and drama.One, the heroine actually resists having sex a couple of times with the beta disguised as alpha hero despite her attraction to him YES THANK YOU, KH Finally a heroine who has a modicum of self respect Two, the hero does not slut shame, belittle, or rough up the heroine physically, emotionally or mentally.Three, the little brother the heroine works hard to raise is actually appreciative and reciprocates in helping his big sis as much as he can.Thoughts The H is a charmer, and our hardworking little virgin has a ONS with consequences For once, the connection was believable rather than the author telling us how overwhelming the quivering loins were The hero has a major fail when he pretends not to know her when she comes to alert him to the consequences This big fat fail lingered in my mind as well as the heroine, and she serves it back to him at an appropriate time He has a sad backstory which has prevented him from connecting with anyone since his family has ditched him, and the rest of the book is the push pull on the part of the hero The push pull results in the heroine verging on booty call material as he uses her as an anesthetic for his pain, but he gets over it Yes, it was missing some of the major drama you get in an HP, but it made itof a real story than the regular HP tropes stamping through the weeds.One issue that definitely needed to be developed before the epilogue was the H s parents, but we do get out HEA.P.S.I wonder if Kate Hewitt is a fan of Jacquiline Winspear s Maisie Dobbs series as the heroine is called Maise Dobson Very similar It was a good read but not great Like my friend lily said it lacked passion. Sweet and angst filled romance.Wasn t to happy with the hero at first, but he redeemed himself.Heroine was sweet and strong The romance was a little slow at the beginning but picked up after a bit.Pleasent read. The Secret Kept from the Italian is the story of Maisey and Antonio.Hmmmm..Nah.In this tale, we have a h who is a cleaner and has a ONS with a very sad and drunk hero who s celebrating his late brother s death anniversary He pours his heart out to her, only to realize next morning, Oh shi , bad Antonio and decides to ignore the heroine when she returns later with a life changing news..One year later, H finds the h again and realizes she has a baby, and ding ding, it is his He soon cough fo The Secret Kept from the Italian is the story of Maisey and Antonio.Hmmmm..Nah.In this tale, we have a h who is a cleaner and has a ONS with a very sad and drunk hero who s celebrating his late brother s death anniversary He pours his heart out to her, only to realize next morning, Oh shi , bad Antonio and decides to ignore the heroine when she returns later with a life changing news..One year later, H finds the h again and realizes she has a baby, and ding ding, it is his He soon cough forces cough coerces her to move to Milan with him, so they can have this shared custody agreement, but things becomecomplicated than what is expected.Positives One hot sex scene check Cute baby Ella check Occasional bursts of spine in h checkNow for the glaring negativesOTT self pitying and whiny coward hero checkEmotionally blackmailing the wuss heroine checkUnsatisfying grovel checkMehSWE2 5 3.5 stars wantedpassion but it was good. The Italian s ruthless vow he will claim his one night baby Looking up from the table she s serving, waitress Maisie Dobson is horrified to meet the intense gaze of Antonio Rossi, merciless billionaire and father of her child Rejected after one mind blowing night, Maisie kept her unexpected pregnancy a secret Antonio s determined to claim his daughter, but their connection reminds Maisie that she still has to protect her heart because billionaires don t wed waitresses do they I have had this for a long time but forgot about it and a few days ago I was trying to remember the name of this very book and somehow came across a review and got to reading straight away Angsty and passionate secret baby and a H who acts like a nematode but he had his reasons he was such a very sad person loved how he healed with the h and his little baby

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