After ten years playing coffee shops, singer and songwriter Sutter Knight has finally cracked the top ten on the country music charts and is winding down her first tour. To celebrate and reconnect with her Smoky Mountain roots, she heads home to Sweet Tea, Tennessee only to discover the historic theater where her love of music was born is about to be torn down. Worse, her high school sweetheart who used to perform with her is spearheading the project. More disturbing–his deep blue eyes and smile still have the power to kick up her heart rate and make her forget her own name.
After college, architect and contractor Dawson Yates returned home for family and to build his business and reputation. What better way to achieve his goals than to transform a damaged and dangerous community eyesore into a hotel that will bring jobs to Sweet Tea? Dawson doesn't expect to meet strong and charming resistance from the woman he loved and hasn't forgotten. Sutter might be vowing to stop the demolition and put his project at risk, but soon, Dawson’s more worried about losing his heart again.
I really enjoyed this one! Sutton and Dawson are great characters and their second chance story was fantastic. These two were high school sweethearts. Dawson went to college while Sutton pursued her musical career. She's finally made it big and plans a trip back home to visit her musical mentor. While home she finds out the towns old theater is about to be torn down. This was the place where she got her start. Deciding to fight she finds herself on the opposite side of the project from Dawson. He's everything she remembers and more and the spark between them still burns.
I highly recommend this one.