A TALE AS OLD AS TIME
Megan Perl went from beauty to beast when a car accident left her permanently scarred. Before, Megan was outgoing and vivacious, always with a man at her side. Now? She spends more time behind a camera than in front of it. She’s ready to turn her hobby into something more by offering photography sessions at the castle where she works. This year is dedicated to her career, not men. If only she wasn’t so crazy-attracted to the cowboy who’s renting the stable on the castle grounds…
Jake Reardon is no stranger to tragedy. After a fall left his bride in a coma on their wedding day, he was forced to watch her slowly fade away in a hospital bed. Now, he finds himself in the unwelcome position of virgin widower. At Rosemont Castle, he can finally focus on establishing his career as a horse trainer. The only problem is that his new landlady makes him hotter than the Virginia sun.
Sparks fly every time Jake and Megan cross paths, but there’s no way he’s going to lose his virginity with the woman who manages the property he’s leasing. As their attraction grows, though, so do their emotions. Jake carries his scars inside, but Megan has to wear hers for the world to see. Can love heal their wounds, or will it tear them apart?
What a beautiful story of finding yourself again. Megan was in a accident that badly scarred her face. It effected her a lot more then she thought. Jake is the 29 year old widower when a tragic accident took his wife on their wedding day 10 years before. He moves on the castle grounds to start a horse training facility.
It was never suppose to be more then a fling. Famous last words of people not ready for love! But it seems to find you when you need it the most.
A lot of love, furry friends and fun in this book. Book of healing and finding your way. A must read!!
I received a advanced copy for a voluntary honest review by the Author
Beauty In Scars
After sustaining facial scars in a car accident, Megan Perl hides behind her camera hoping people don’t notice her scars. Normally a vivacious extrovert, Megan withdraws from life. While she does enough to not worry her friends too much, she clearly isn’t living. Until Jake rides into her life...
Jake Reardon, aka horse whisperer, arrives at Rosemont Castle with hopes of starting over. Having experienced the loss of his wife, Jake is not looking for a relationship. So he rents the barn at Rosemont with hopes of becoming a horse trainer. Jake has experienced success working with horses who’ve learned bad habits, etc. Jake also plans on renting extra stalls to add to his income. When Megan approaches him with a request to house abused horses, he can’t say no. In fact, Jake finds he has a hard time saying no to anything Megan requests. But he’s not ready for a relationship, or is he?
If you’re looking for a modern day “Beauty and the Beast”, look no further. Rachel Lacey has penned an emotional, gritty, endearing love story. It’s realistic, relatable, and easily one of her best novels! I read a gifted copy and all opinions stated are my own.