Michael St. Claire, a widower and single father, fears his heart could never make room for another. Between raising his young daughter Annalise and rebuilding his dreams as a race car driver, love isn't on his mind... Until feisty Franchesca shows up and changes everything.
With her mom's health failing, Franchesca needs extra income. An offer from Mike St. Claire to be his daughter's nanny is an offer she can't refuse. She has always dreamed of making it on Broadway and living in New York, but her immediate attraction to Mike challenges all she thought she wanted.
Mike can't deny his feelings for Franchesca, even with the risk of losing his heart again. But he doesn't want to stand in the way of Franchesca's dreams. Will his past and what she wants in the future tear them apart?
Winning His Heart
A very sweet read. Mike and Francesca show us how compromise and putting each other and family first leads to happiness.
Winning His Heart (The Marietta St Claire's Book 2) by Lara Van Hulzen
This is Michael St. Claire and Franchesca Stone's story.
Mike, widower, is raising his daughter so he is having to make changes in his life. Race car driving is in his blood but is trying to find a way to still involved in racing without being a driver. Franchesca has had to make changes in her life due to her mother's health.
This is a sweet story of two people that have changed their life plans for family. Will Mike and Franchesca see what's right in front of them and and take the risk. The supporting characters were a great addition to the story.
I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.
Characters are so amazing!
The writer really knows how to capture your heart & make you visualize Mike & Francesca & Annalise & the St. Claire dynamic. The book drew me in right away, I read it in 2 days!!