From New York Times bestselling author Melissa Storm comes the first in this acclaimed series of sweet and wholesome small-town love stories with the community church at its center…
Summer Smith is at a crossroads in life. Fresh out of college with no idea what comes next, she reluctantly agrees to take over her aunt’s flower shop in small-town Texas. But this arrangement is only for the season, putting a deadline on when she needs to figure out what she wants out of life and how she plans to get it.
Ben Davis grew up desperate to escape his hometown in search of academic greatness, but fate had other ideas. A string of family losses turns his mother toward the bottle, forcing him to stay and look after the only family he has left, even though it means giving up his dreams.
A flower delivery gone wrong sets off a series of miracles that bring Summer and Ben crashing into each other. Can these two lost souls find new purpose in each other?
Good book! I enjoyed how the characters over came obstacles and continued to faithfully follow their hearts even though they were afraid at times.
Wonderful reminder how much impact acts of kindness can have others lives. Also how each of needs others and special bonds in our lives.
LOVE'S. PRAYER. by Melissa Storm, the first in her new series First Street Church. We meet Ben who is angry that his older brother killed himself. Leaving a mother, despondent, the bottle, mortgage,bills, five years later, it hadn't changed. The town seemed to pity him now, and it's always one dark day after another. Summer, after college now what, never been attracted to anything. Goes to run her aunt's flower shop, while she is gone. Two people struggling to fit in, find how much they need one another. To learn,that they hold the reins, and to make decisions, for a better life. Strong story of people who are struggling in life, with themselves, GOD, and facing everyday life. Well done Melissa, looking forward to the next in the series. Given ARC for my voluntary review and my honest opinion,