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Publisher Description

"The kind of book I enjoy the most—sparkling characters, fast-moving plot and laugh-out-loud dialogue. A winner!" —New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips on If You Only Knew

New York Times bestselling author Kristan Higgins welcomes you home in this witty, emotionally charged novel about the complications of life, love and family

One step forward. Two steps back. The Tufts scholarship that put Nora Stuart on the path to becoming a Boston medical specialist was a step forward. Being hit by a car and then overhearing her boyfriend hit on another doctor when she thought she was dying? Two major steps back.

Injured in more ways than one, Nora feels her carefully built life cracking at the edges. There’s only one place to land: home. But the tiny Maine community she left fifteen years ago doesn’t necessarily want her. At every turn, someone holds the prodigal daughter of Scupper Island responsible for small-town drama and big-time disappointments.

With a tough islander mother who’s always been distant, a wild-child sister in jail and a withdrawn teenage niece as eager to ditch the island as Nora once was, Nora has her work cut out for her if she’s going to take what might be her last chance to mend the family. Balancing loss and opportunity, dark events from her past with hope for the future, Nora will discover that tackling old pain makes room for promise…and the chance to begin again.

Fiction & Literature
December 26
HQN Books
Harlequin Digital Sales Corporation

Customer Reviews

secretnerdlady ,


She does an amazing job developing her characters. I couldn’t put this down! I fell in love with Nora (the main character) & instantly felt as if I could relate to her life. Must read! I was sad the book ended!

Syyyyds ,

Couldn’t put down

Highly recommend this book.

Pickles 7 ,

Now that you Mention It

Good read!! It had a good storyline that kept me turning the pages until the end. First time I’ve read a book from this author. I definitely will be checking out her other books.

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