Elijah Lane left Whiskey River under a cloud of suspicion about a car theft he didn’t commit. After a stint in the army and years learning the wine industry, he’s back, ready to develop an elite boutique winery. With backing from a Hollywood A-lister, Eli intends to prove that this boy from the wrong side of town has made it big. There’s no one he wants to prove it to more than Rachel Wilson, the high school sweetheart who didn’t believe in his innocence and married someone else practically the minute he left Whiskey River.
Busy running her specialty baking company, widowed Rachel has no interest in romance—even when her first love comes back to town. Though she feels guilty that she didn’t stand behind the boy her mother persuaded her was certain to become a Barrels ne’er-do-well like the father who abandoned them, she has neither the time nor the energy to explore second chances.
Moved by the star-crossed couple's repressed passion, which is hotter than cinnamon candy and sweeter than sugar icing, a benevolent Christmas ghost, who lives for happy endings, might just be cooking up a delicious new chance for Rachel and Eli.
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Another fantastic read in this holiday series. Love and second chances continue when Elijah Lane and Rachel Wilson are reunited this holiday season. They were high school sweethearts with plans for the future. That future never happened when Eli left town abruptly with rumors flying about his participation in a car theft. Rachel never believed it but as the years have passed she's moved on. When Eli comes back to town to start up a new vineyard it is apparent their attraction to each other is still there but will hearts be broken a second time if they take a chance? Or will that future they talked about all those years ago finally come true?
I highly recommend this one.
A Texas Christmas Homecoming (Whiskey River Christmas Book 3) by Nancy Robards Thompson
This is Elijah and Rachel’s story.
Another great addition to the Whiskey River Christmas series. Due to misunderstandings and deceptions Eli and Rachel lost touch with each other. Years later their paths cross again. The chemistry between is still intense if not more. Will they be able to trust each other again?
This was a heartwarming and sweet Christmas romance. I really enjoyed Eli and Rachel’s characters.
I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.