When widower Truett Mahan finds a trespasser hiding in one of his building renovation projects, he thinks he has a runaway teen on his hands. He's right about the runaway, but Hope Larson is all woman, and in desperate need of help. True never turns away a person in trouble, but helping Hope wakes up feelings and dreams he thought buried with his wife years ago.
Hope was forced to run to protect the people she loves, paring her life down to what fits in her backpack. True tempts her to stop running and set down some roots in Whiskey River, a town she's come to love.
Can this strong, honorable man help her retake her life, or will the danger she'd left behind strike out at them both?
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Whiskey River Series
Whiskey River Runaway (Whiskey River Series Book 2) by Justine Davis
This is widower Truitt “True” Mahan and Hope Larson’s story.
The story grabbed me right from the start. I enjoyed this emotional, steamy, and heartfelt romance.
I loved how True and Hope meet. Will Hope be able to trust True? Can True love again?
FYI, contains mature and graphic content. I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.
I LOVED this story. It's emotional, heartwarming, and hopeful. Tru and Hope are two characters that live up to their name. This is a wonderfully written story that you don't want to miss.
Tru has loved and lost. Now he lives his life to help others trying to make up for not being able to help his wife. When he finds Hope injured and bloody he knows she has troubles and he can't help himself, he has to help her. Hope has witnessed something that changed her life. Now to protect those she loves she has to keep moving. Staying in Whiskey River isn't an option no matter how much she falls for the town and Tru. Can these two come together and find a way to heal each other?
A recommended read!