In A Family Way: Book One of The Commitment Series

In A Family Way: Book One of The Commitment Series

by Karen D. Badger


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Billie Charland's life is complicated. She is a paralegal by day, and aerobic instructor in the evening and a full time parent, so a relationship is the last thing Billie needs in a life already overly full of commitments. When a hopelessly uncoordinated new student joins her aerobics class, Billie feels a spark that puts a spring back in her step, a sparkle in her eye and desire in her heart.Caitlain O'Grady is a prominent anesthesiologist and ER doctor. She doesn't plan on falling, literally, for her aerobics instructor, but her efforts to get to know Billie are hampered by Billie's refusal to go out with her at night. Cat's head tells her that her heart is going to be broken again, but her heart won't let her give up on the enigmatic Ms. Charland.As their lives become more entwined, secrets are revealed that could unravel the fragile love growing between them. Is there relationship strong enough to withstand the strain when Billie's past catches up with her? Can their love survive when they find themselves in a family way?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945761058
Publisher: Badger Bliss Books
Publication date: 08/31/2016
Series: Commitment Series , #1
Pages: 370
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

Karen D. Badger is the author of On A Wing And A Prayer, Yesterday Once More (a 2009 Golden Crown Literary Award winner for Speculative Fiction), In A Family Way, Unchained Memories, Happy Campers, Collective Identity Sweet Angel and Relative-ly Speaking (Books I, II, III, IV, V and VI of the Commitment Series), The Blue Feather, All My Tomorrows (sequel to the 2009 award winning Yesterday Once More) and her latest novel, 1140 Rue Royale...all released by Badger Bliss Books, which Karen co-owns with her wife Barbara Sawyer (aka, "Bliss').
Born and raised in Vermont, Karen is the second of five children raised by a fiercely independent mother, who remains one of her best friends to this day. Karen earned her B.A. in 1978 in Theater and in Elementary Education, and in 1994, earned a B.S. in mathematics. In addition to her novels, Karen is the author of many technical papers on photomask manufacturing, which she has presented at numerous semiconductor industry conferences, and is the holder if several technical patents. Karen is currently in her 38th year as a Principle Member of the Technical Staff with a prominent Semiconductor manufacturer in Vermont.
Karen and her wife, Barb (a retired Lt. Col., US Air Force) live in the beautiful state of Vermont-home of Ben and Jerry's. They spend their spare time with family as well as doing home improvement projects on both their homes in Vermont and New Mexico. They also enjoy camping, kayaking, motorcycling and singing Karaoke.
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