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Ellie and Alek s story was a mix of interesting and lopsided I liked it alright, but I did not love it Initially, Alek came off as a bit arrogant and creepy Ellie, on the flip side, was so sweetly innocent and naive that it was like she needed looking after After inviting Ellie to connect with him, in a sense, sparks suddenly flew in a major way Fast forward like two steps and the next thing you know, these two were in a wham bam thank you mam situation As a result, an unplanned, unwanted pregnancy happens Suddenly, Ellie is tougher and Alek is sensitive, past issues are resolved albeit slowly , and love is finally professed Uhyea but no Things That Left Me with The reporter s role in the reunion The twin The mother s letter The great emotional shift in Alek s character Ellie s lack of relationships and then sudden reliance on Bridget at the end of the storyRating 3 5Recommend Audience AdultChemistry Intensity YesConflict Drama YesHEA Yes Not a fan of non virginal heroines when I read a Harlequin Presents. [Kindle] ⚇ Carrying the Greek's Heir ♠ Pregnant With The Billionaire S Baby From The Moment Hardworking Ellie Brooks Met Mogul Alek Sarantos Her Life Has Gone Off The Rails First She Was Fired Now She S Pregnant With The Ruthless Greek S Baby It Was Only Supposed To Be One Wild, Passionate Night Yet When Ellie Shows Up Demanding Alek Legitimize Their Unborn Child, He Shocks Himself And Agrees To Her Outrageous Request Catapulted Into A World She Wasn T Meant For, With A Husband She Shouldn T Desire, Ellie S Resolve Wavers Until A Tiny Kick From Within Reminds Her Why She Made A Deal With This Handsome Devil Her Baby, His Heir When One Night Leads To Pregnancy Carrying the Greek s Heir provided a nice armchair trip to a bit of Greece Alek was the typical rich alpha male who usually got his way and never settled for one specific woman due to watching how his father behaved with women and treated his own mother He takes a short vacation and meets a waitress at his resort and things get carried away between him and Ellie This Alek was so arrogant and elitist that it was hard to like him When Ellie becomes pregnant and demands marriage Alek agrees But, things go as they usually do when two people from vastly different backgrounds come together and one of them considers himself above the person he is marrying, volatile Alek is also very angry because of what happened with his mother and has a huge disdain for women outside of having sex with them Ellie has a backbone and she stands up for herself She makes him investigate his own feelings about his childhood as he realizes that he doesn t know his own feelings at all Watching these two grow as people and grow as a couple is what makes this story enjoyable. I love the pregnancy harlequins but I have to say this one was pretty average I ve been pretty disappointed with what harlequin has put out recently. received 4 1 2 stars TOP PICK RT Book ReviewsMiniseries One Night With Consequences I m the odd one out on this one I liked it 3.5 stars paperback This was a pretty typical ONS story that led to a pregnancy that led to a marriage It only got interesting when the heroine made the hero drill down into his origin story and find his twin brother The heroine was fine The hero wasn t too horrible The journalist was Rita Skeeter s Muggle cousin. Waitress Ellie works in a fancy posh boutique hotel in the New Forrest She s got a sad origin story and she doesn t think she s got much going on in the face and body department, but she has ambitions She s going to be a hotel manager I love ambitions Even if a woman is going to end up marrying a billionaire and having babies not necessarily in that order , I will love her if she at least started out really wanting something else Ellie s been serving Alek drinks and food all week, and he s super into her He s fantasizing about touching her She s all soft and curvy and he wants to get all over and into and around and under any body part or collection of body parts she cares to put in his way And it s not just her sexy bits he actually likes her It s pretty shocking, although it doesn t mean he turns out any readier to make sensible adult decisions than any other sexy Greek billionaire.He likes the way she carries herself, and her calm and direct way of being around people I first came across Alek in Christmas in Da Conti s Bed, where he was known as Alekto I m a little disappointed that he s dropped that last syllable It made him sound like a funky robot, and I m not opposed to a little cyborg kink Alek is also remotely linked to Qurhah I haven t read the Qurhah books because I m not that much into sheikhs they re further down the sexy list than cyborgs, but still rate slightly higher than cowboys and SEALs , and because I m still conflicted about whether it s racist of me to find it funny that a fictional country and people Qurhahians sound like a description of a dog laughing Alek had terrible and now dead parents He is self made, he left his nasty dad s evil fortress when he was 15, and never went back He works long hours and sleeps with beautiful bankers and lawyers He values smarts and discretion in a woman, and a woman who knows when to put on her clothes and take herself home.Alek doesn t quite manage to seduce Ellie at the end of his holiday He gets a smooch behind the bike shed I am NOT kidding , and goes home to London Ellie s not even thinking about how that smooch was the best smooch of her life and destroyed her chance of finding happiness on another man s lips, when some blonde guest starts pumping her for information about Alek Unnamed Blonde she really needed a name, because she was actually a little bit important witnessed the midnight bike shed smooch Does Ellie know who Alek was yes What does Ellie think of Alek, who is as scary as he is handsome Ellie thinks he s a pussycat Did Ellie know he had a girlfriend Poor Ellie No, she didn t know, but she s not going to let it bug her.Unfortunately for Ellie that guest was a journalist, and Ellie s revelations about Alek s pussycat nature are splashed across some gossip rag Alek is stroppy about Ellie s betrayal, and has her fired.Which Ellie, although she s not happy about it because it kills her dreams, acknowledges as a fair cop She made a stupid mistake and was indiscrete about a guest I loved her I thought she was a great character, who went after what she wanted without a whole lot of hand wringing and sulking She transcended her terrible background Sure, she had hang ups about her appearance and about family and men, but she wasn t letting them define her, or get in the way of who she wanted to be.She has this great little story about her troubled relationship with her mother, and I have to put it in because it s so beautiful and sad When Ellie was little, she went on a school excursion to the natural history museum, and she used her pocket money to buy her mum a little dinosaur shaped soap Her mum looked at the gift and was all woe unto us If your father wasn t such a low life bastard you d have been able to buy me a big dinosaur shaped soap This is darkly funny but also memorably awful for a little girl Her mum was an unhappy and terrible person, but Ellie was adorable It s like just for that moment she became that cute kid from thousands of fabric softener commercials The one who looks up at the mother who has made clothes bedding towels so amazingly soft with the biggest, most liquidly adoring eyes in the world She earned her billionaire in that moment And she deserved to be happy for being so completely straight about her own desires without thinking they were dirty She even owned the obligatory shopping spree without turning into a puddle I was so proud of her all the way through the book.So Ellie is packing up to leave when Alek shows up, and they make wild passionate love on Ellie s single bed Contraception is employed It s just not employed very effectively, as Ellie soon discovers she s pregnant She s got a new job, and morning sickness, and she s sad and mad with Alek for just getting up and leaving after the best sex ever But Ellie is strong She takes her big girl pills and goes to see Alek because he deserves to know that she s up the duff And he s only mildly nasty about the whole are you sure it s mine and I used a condom deal Ellie s all they aren t 100% effective and Alek s all you seem to know a lot about it sneer Look buddy My new theory is that condom companies are being kind when they put those warning labels out, because they don t want to accuse customers of being incompetent Sharon Kendrick made it very clear that you weren t putting that thing on right, so this is your fault Maybe you need to practice some , with bananas and socks Ellie wants to get married Alek points out that they don t have to, which is legit, but that s what she wants, so that s what they do.Everything about how Ellie and Alek handle what usually turns into a crazy drama is just lovely I don t know what got into Sharon Kendrick with this one and Christmas but I really like it Not that I don t also love Stable Girl, I totally do One of the ways I cheer myself up is remembering that in fiction man gods can be absolutely slain by love for girls who get so overwhelmed by passion and drama that they must flip their aprons over their heads and dash off to some domestic cupboard.There is still plenty of conflict for the characters to work through, but the work Kendrick put into the developing intimacy between Alek and Ellie was just lovely There s the intense passion, but they also notice and are kind to each other The passion was still there, but I really appreciated the times when they were so sweet and charming and caring towards each other I totally loved this book, and think Sharon Kendrick is immensely clever in how she can shade crazy drama plots in such different ways.