She'd left him at the altar, but her heart was always his…
After more than ten years away, Australian soap opera star Ellie Hughes returns to the small town of Hope Junction, determined to fly under the radar while caring for her injured godmother, Matilda.
But word spreads fast in the tight-knit community. It isn't long before the people of Hope Junction are gossiping about the real reason for Ellie's visit and why she broke the heart of golden boy Flynn Quartermaine all those years ago.
Soon Ellie and Flynn are thrown back together, forced to deal with the unresolved emotions between them. Because Ellie is not the only one with secrets. Flynn has his own demons to battle, and Matilda is hiding something from her much-loved goddaughter.
When all is uncovered, can the ill-fated lovers overcome the wounds of their past? Or is Flynn destined to be jilted again?
Lovers get a second chance at happy-ever-after in this appealing romance set in "back-of-beyond" Hope Junction, Western Australia. Once upon a time, Ellie Hughes left local golden boy Flynn Quartermaine at the altar. Ten years later, she puts her career as a soap-opera star on hold to return home and help out her elderly godmother, Matilda, who's recovering from a broken ankle. Ellie and Flynn don't want to stir up old feelings, but the attraction is still there, and they can't avoid each other forever. With tabloid reporters in hot pursuit, a local woman scheming to replace Ellie in Flynn's heart, and emotional revelations from Matilda, everything depends on the onetime lovers being brave enough to face their fears and their feelings for each other. Readers will embrace Johns's believable characters and charming smalltown setting in this warm-hearted romance.