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Peek Inside Be My Baby

All Jessamyn Carroll wants to do is raise her son without interference from her vindictive former in-laws. The only place to turn for help is Lars Toleffson, the man who’s hired her to take care of his precocious two-year-old daughter.

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All Jessamyn Carroll wants to do is raise her son without interference from her vindictive former in-laws. Except they’ve followed her to her new home in Konigsburg, Texas. So much for getting away. The only place to turn for help is Lars Toleffson, the man who’s hired her to take care of his precocious two-year-old daughter.

Lars, still wounded from his divorce, tries to fight his attraction to the beautiful widow while protecting her and her baby—and resisting the efforts of his devious but good-hearted family to hook him up. But when the threats to Jess escalate, Lars finds their mutual desire is too much to resist.

Each book in the Konigsburg series is a standalone story that can be enjoyed in any order.
Book #1: Venus in Blue Jeans
Book #2: Wedding Bell Blues
Book #3: Be My Baby
Book #4: Long Time Gone
Book #5: Brand New Me
Book #6: Don’t Forget Me
Book #7: Fearless Love
Book #8: Hungry Heart

Additional Details

ISBN: 9781640633216
Series: Konigsburg, Book 3
Release Date: Aug 21, 2017
Page Count: 300
Imprint: amara next
Genre: contemporary
Tropes: bodyguard/protector, in love with the nanny

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By Jennie January 03, 2012

This one could possibly be my favorite! I don’t know if it was Jess, Lars or Daisy… or even Jack who brought it all together for me, but this novel was great! Jess is trying to hide from her crazy mother–in-law in the sleepy town of Konigsburg, Texas all the while the Toleffson’s have other plans fo ...more

By Pelusa March 19, 2020

This was a new author for me and I enjoyed it. You know sometimes it is hit or miss of dealing with small towns and this one was a good one.. Jess was running and hiding from her dead husband nasty family. As she starts to watching Lars little girl Daisy, she is realizing what a family is supposed t ...more

By Manda April 06, 2010

Another lovely addition to the Konigsburg, Texas series, this one featuring the accountant Toleffson brother, Lars, and mysterious single mother, Jess. Of the three Meg Benjamin books I've read so far, this one was the most serious, but even with the romantic suspense angle, there was still plenty o ...more

By Tracy November 11, 2010

~* 3.5 Stars *~
Jessamyn Carroll fled Pennsylvania with her infant son when her rich and powerful mother-in-law made it clear that she was expected to bring the baby into the family fold...a fold that Jess's deceased husband had escaped years before he'd met and married Jessamyn. Mommy dearest will s ...more

By Nikki March 01, 2020

It’s so much fun to come back to this town and the characters it’s almost like coming home. This story does not disappoint and in fact, I could not put this book down. Jess and her baby son, Jack, arrive in Konisburg to hide away from her dead husband’s family. When she begins watching Lars Toleffso ...more

By Linda February 15, 2020

LOVED this book! The is a wonderful romance that drew me right in and kept me hooked until the very last page. Jess is a single mother with the in-laws from hell. Her MIL is so bad that Jess took her baby and escaped in the middle of the night to get away from her. She thought she'd been doing well ...more

By Carol March 02, 2020

This book was very good. Jess was starting out in a new town and caught the attention of Lars when she answered an ad for babysitting. Lars had a precosious 2 year old that he desperately needed help with. I loved Daisy. She said what she thought no matter what. She was also a little drama queen. Wh ...more

By Rachel February 21, 2020

A great read - I liked how it was told from both of their points of view and also the chance to catch up with the characters from the previous books. A twist I wasn't expecting too!

Jess is hiding from her mother in law, who is trying to take everything from Jess, including her baby. She starts as th ...more

By Linda May 23, 2020

First, just to be honest, the beginning was slow. I immediately liked the h and she was a super mother. Once the other characters started to be introduced, at first, things r-e-a-l-l-y slowed down. Almost gave up at this point! There is being in a pattern and there is being in a rut! Then everything ...more

By Jacki February 22, 2020

Enjoyed it
This is my first book by Meg Benjamin.

What I liked:
The writing style
The characters
Jack
Part of a series: Konigsburg
Standalone
HEA

I look forward to reading the other books in this series.
I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC from NetGalley. ...more

By Ni_kii February 17, 2014

FTC: I bought with my own pennies…the fact that I spent money on a book should tell you all you need to know.

This is a series that I have always loved but never reviewed. As I reread this one again this week I thought I’d pass on some love to it; the fan-girling might come across at some points but ...more

By C is for **censored** May 19, 2014

The star rating given reflects my opinion within ‘the official goodreads rating system’. (Notice the two important words... OPINION and RATING)

1 star: Didn’t Like it
2 stars: It’s Okay
3 stars: Liked it
4 stars: Really Liked it
5 stars: It Was Amazing

I don’t really give a rat-fuck that there are some wh ...more

By ValerieC September 16, 2010

Really like this little series with the small town and characters that are seen in each book. I know the area where this 'town' is located, so that helped me enjoy the books more since I could relate to locations mentioned. I will read them more than once. I am hoping she writes more of them.

Good st ...more

By CoffeeTimeRomance February 03, 2011

4 Cups

Be My Baby is a thriller of a book. The Toleffson family is an exciting cast of characters that make the reader want to hear more of their stories. Meg Benjamin created a world anyone would love to visit. Be My Baby is well worth reading.

Delane
Reviewer for Coffee Time Romance & More

http://www ...more

By Erin December 03, 2010

What a fun read.
I loved the Jess, Lars and his brothers, the sisters-in-law, and of course the kiddos.
The story line had a nice flow - not too fast, not too slow. Good mystery and a great bad "guy" that you will just love to despise. ...more

By Amanda January 17, 2012

This is the 3rd book of the series and the sweetest I think of them all so far. Jess and Lars are put through so much and in the process find hope and love. Jack and Daisy their 2 kids are so sweet and "real" not the fake ones most authors write. Anxious to read book 4 about the 4th brother Erik. ...more

By Sue December 31, 2014

The third Konigsburg book centers on the third brother and again adds the element of mystery to the plot. Another fun read about people who by now I'm beginning to consider my friends. ...more

By Netty May 26, 2012

I really enjoy reading Meg Benjamin. Who books are witty frothy romance with great dialogue and naturalistic characters. Reminds me of Marie Force. ...more

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Meg Benjamin

About the author

Meg Benjamin

Meg Benjamin spent twenty-plus years teaching writing and Web design in South Texas before pulling up roots and starting all over again on the Colorado Front Range. Her comic romances are set in the Texas Hill Country and the Colorado Rockies, which has given her the chance to sample some great wine and some wonderful food (research—it’s all research!). Her new Brewing Love series for Entangled has also given her the chance to get some experience with the wonders of Colorado beer (more research, honestly). Although she now lives in the foothills of the Rockies, Meg travels back to Texas regularly to visit her sons and her twin grandchildren. She and her hubs love to travel the back roads of the Rockies and you can find see pics of their adventures on Facebook and Twitter. For more information about Meg’s books, check out her website. Meg loves to hear from readers; contact her at [email protected]

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