All Olivia wants for her birthday is a one-way ticket out of town…
Rafe Minelli knows he won't get a second chance with his ex-wife. The demands of his double career—as a police officer and military reservist—were a dealbreaker when they were together. And he's thrilled for her when she lands a new job with a film company, but it comes with a deadline: when she finishes this project, she's leaving town for good.
Olivia has no reason to stay in Rafe's tiny hometown, where the only job she could find was waiting tables in the local diner. But she couldn't move on until she figured out what she wanted next in life. Now she's been tasked with the unlikely role of ambassador for a town that has done nothing but break her heart, and discovering unexpected surprises at every turn.
They aren't the same young kids who rushed into marriage the first time. But as summer slides into fall, Rafe sets out to prove he's a changed man before he loses her forever.
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This is a second edition, revised and expanded for 2020; the first edition was published in 2014.
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Love this second chance... so much
Super awesome second chance love story!!!
Olivia and Rafe were so in love until life gets in the way.
Miscommunication, fighting and emotional distance are the death nail in their relationship.
Or is it.
This book is heavy on sweet and heat.
Love in a Small Town
ARC for honest review with no compensation received from Grey’s Promotions 4.5 stars
Love in a Small Town is book 1 in the Pine Harbor series by Zoe York. This book was first released in 2014 which I read and loved but this new enhanced story is even better!
Rafe and Olivia married young but the demands on Rafe being his job as a policeman and a military reservist ended up being a problem which lead to their divorce. Now Olivia is ready to move on but when she is tasked to be the town’s ambassador everything takes on a new prospective. Can Rafe and Olivia find their way to a love that is stronger, deeper and forever or will it remain like the past...broken? Only time will tell...
Sweet and full of all the best feels!
I was very intrigued by the blurb of Love in a Small Town by Zoe York and just devoured it once I started it. I love stories about two people fighting for their happily ever after, even after they thought they were already there. Rafe and Olivia Minelli love each other very much, but sometimes love is not enough, right? After six years and a divorce, Olivia knew she needed to move on. Especially when Rafe shows up at her work showing her he is moving on. But is he really?
I loved Rafe and Olivia so much. They both grew so much in throughout the story and came to terms with how they acted and were part of what happened between them. When Rafe realizes this could be it for them, he decides she means too much to lose her, but is it too late? What I truly loved is how they both individually and together decided to work on the issues they had in the past and how to be able to work through them as they slowly moved forward. Their story was a slow burn in a way, as they got to know each other again, understand the needs and wants for the other and truly support each other. Their story was sweet and charming and I loved it!