Rescuing a late army buddy's baby was a last request Reilly couldn't refuse. But he also found himself rescuing - and falling for - his buddy's wife! At least, that's who he thought the stubborn lady trudging behind him in the jungle was....
Novice Carlie Forrest was used to convents, not hard-loving, shirtless soldiers. And while she'd long resisted the temptations of the flesh - those temptations had never taken male form and slipped inside her sleeping bag!
In the jungle, Reilly juggled baby bottles as dexterously as his swearwords, and angelic Carlie fought to maintain her false identity as a grieving widow. But Reilly's every move made Carlie long to experience just one night of passion.…
- Original Title:The Soldier, The Nun and The Baby (Anne Stuart's Greatest Hits Book 2)
- Author:Anne Stuart
- Rating:7.5 / 10
- Publisher:Published February 1st 1995 by Harlequin
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She moved through the empty hallways, her sandaled feet silent beneath the heavy swish of her long skirts. It was a quiet afternoon—the jungle surrounding the decaying remains of the Convent of Our Lady of Repose was thick and heavy with heat and somnolence. Even the birds and the monkeys had lapsed into a drowsy trance.
Every living creature with sense napped during the hottest part of the day in the tiny Central American country of San Pablo. Every living creature, that is, except for Carlie Forrest, better known as Sister Maria Carlos, novice of the order of the Sisters of Benevolence. She was the only member of the religious community still trapped in that revolution-torn place.
The others had left, swiftly, safely. Most of them would be in Spain by now, Mother Superior had said, though a few would head down to Brazil, where ther...