Trying to escape a bad relationship, and desperate to find a safe place for her daughter, Megan Nash returns to Cooper’s Hawk. Down-on-her-luck, she has no other choice but to ask her estranged father-in-law for help. He still blames her for the accident that killed his son, but learning that he has a granddaughter, he offers them a roof over their heads…just until Megan can get back on her feet. Yet, being civil isn’t part of the bargain.
Her patience will be tested.
Ely Dutton has physically healed from a mortar blast that left him injured and scarred, but he’s still on the mend mentally. Realizing hiding away in an isolated cabin on a mountain isn’t helping, he decided to go back to his childhood home. He accepts the position as Sheriff, because a man has to live. He likes things simple, so when an old connection is sparked with Megan, he attempts to ignore his attraction.
A relationship, especially with a single mother, isn’t part of his five-year plan.
Further complicating what should have been an easy job as Sheriff, he must shed light on a mysterious death that is connected to Megan. As new clues are exposed, so are the secret layers of her past.
In a quest to navigate their new lives and old demons, Megan and Ely will learn to trust, love with all their hearts, and let go of hurtful ties. [Amazon]
“To really move forward, sometimes it takes going back to the very beginning.” “It seemed a bit cliché…the sister’s best friend crushing on the older brother, but there was no denying, once upon a time she’d been madly in lust with him.” Chemistry sizzles between them from the beginning. A second chance at happiness. A second chance at life.
Ely was staying with his sister temporarily. He also had a new job as the Sheriff. He had retired from Special Forces two years ago. He still suffered from PTSD, but it was getting better. Then Megan returned to town and turned his world upside down.
Megan had returned to Copper’s Hawke with her daughter. She had left over ten years ago when a tragic accident took her husband. Now she has to ask for help from the one man that hates her, her father-in-law. He gives them a place to stay temporarily. Then she runs into her high school crush.
Release Date: March 22, 2022
My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️