Charlotte’s world as an executive recruiter comes crashing down after a classified document under her care is leaked to the press. Endless thoughts of her best friend’s betrayal and her tattered reputation follow her to the small town where she takes refuge.
A widower while he was still young, Luke Brand chases off any threat to the memory of his young bride and the house where they lived together. When an attractive city slicker with the stunning green eyes moves in, an Luke get over his stubbornness and follow his mother-in-law’s desire and God’s instruction to help the town’s newest resident?
Between the infuriating hot and cold signals of her landlord’s son and the sincere faith of those in her new circle, Charlotte is left questioning a lot more than how to take back her career. Can Luke let go of a bride viewed through the skewed lens of memory? Will Charlotte’s pride and ambition thwart her efforts to find happiness again? Or, can this time in the charming Indiana town of Minden spur healing for both Charlotte and Luke and help them find the way to a new life, together?
Tara Grace Ericson’s debut novel is a sweet inspirational romance that introduces readers to the idyllic Midwestern town of Minden. Themes include forgiveness, purpose, and community – presented throughout the story of friendship and romance that hints at the passion of true love. Free Today!
Keeping secrets could keep them apart.
Todd Flynn has always been the lovable jock, known for being a simple yet reliable carpenter and handyman in the small town of Minden. Nearly a high school dropout and actively discouraged from pursuing academic pursuits by his abusive father, Todd hides the truth from every one, including the friend he’s harbored feelings for since high school.
Christine Mathes has worked at her parents’ cafe ever since returning home after only a year in college. When her parents retire and leave the cafe entirely in her hands, she quickly becomes overwhelmed with the new responsibility. A dark secret of her own threatens to derail her grand plans for the restaurant and she has to face her fear of the city for her business dreams to come true.
Despite their long friendship and the romantic tensions that seem to rise when they are alone together at the holidays, will Chrissy and Todd let their secrets and their insecurities hold them back from happiness? The power of community, honesty, and forgiveness highlight this faith-centered happily ever after. Just $0.99 for a Limited Time!