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Publisher Description

On the rocky coastline of a Maine fishing village, two people find new hope in each other.

Jess Pelletier’s life has spun out of control. Her ex-fiancé has broken the bank—or at least her account—and she’s just been laid off. So she takes a bold step. The Maine fishing village of Applecross Cove looks like the perfect refuge for her to retreat and reset her life.

When Mark Breton’s realtor aunt sends him to Jess with the lease and the key to Jess’s house, the key to her heart isn’t part of the deal. But the guy’s pretty hard to ignore. With a heart that’s gone rogue, Jess desperately clings to her plan to build a new life and a business.

Fate hasn’t given Mark very much reason to trust, but he’s come to terms with the accident that derailed his dreams years ago. When feelings for Jess bring his heart back to life, the past comes along with it and looms between them. Now they’ll both have to confront it or miss out on their one chance at love.

May 10
Bookbinder Press
Bookbinder Press

Customer Reviews

Suzanne Hare ,

Love at the beach.

This is a wonderfully crafted romantic love story of two people who were hurt in the past. Jess moves to a small fishing village called Applecross Cove. She leases a small beach house with a view of the ocean. Her life had taken a dramatic shift. She had broken off her engagement after finding out her fiancé had lost all their saving gambling on the stock market. Then to add to the stress, she finds out she is laid off. With her severance package she decides to move and begin a new life on her own by developing an online business. Trust is a huge issue for her. Mark is her neighbour and his aunt is her landlord. He too has a past that brings up trust issues. They are attracted to each other but decide on friendship. Will it develop into more? Well you will need to read the book to find out.

This book boasts a well designed storyline, along with carefully developed and likeable characters. It is easy to read and pulls you in to the emotional chaos the characters are experiencing. If they are together together they need to overcome their emotional baggage. And learn to trust again. The setting is beautifully described. If you love to read clean contemporary love stories that make you feel uplifted then give this book a try.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.

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