About The Book:
Ashlyn Carter feels as brittle as the lifeless roses that line her new house. A year after the tragic death of her husband, the young window discovers a horrifying secret. Heartbroken and humiliated, she resolves that no one could ever know. Now, back in her hometown with her three-year-old daughter, she’s ready for a fresh start. But Ashlyn is unprepared to find that an embarrassing memory, buried deep in her past, is about to resurface. . .
Ryan Anderson was the last person Ashlyn expected to see. After the unexpected kiss they’d shared years earlier, she assumed she’d never see him again. Though she tries to avoid him at all costs, Ashlyn finds herself running into her former flame far more often than she’d like. Between her uncomfortable history with Ryan and the series of well-meaning suitors pursuing her, Ashlyn finds herself disenchanted with dating altogether. Yet as she and Ryan slowly become reacquainted, she feels her resolve to avoid a relationship slipping. But when moving forward with Ryan means revealing the secret she’s worked so hard to keep, will Ashlyn have the courage to leave behind her late husband’s legacy of deceit and learn to love again?
This one is tricky for me. I enjoyed the book, loved the story and where it went. The characters are LDS and so there are a few terms or expressions used throughout the book, but its not bothersome in any way. I loved the way the author dealt with marital issues and how much Ryan loved Katie from day 1. I guess at the end of the day the book wasn’t anything that stood out from the rest. It was good but not great. Its worth reading if you read a ton and need something to pick up next. If you only read 2 books a year, pass on this one.
- Paperback: 272 pages
- Publisher: Covenant Communications Inc. (March 3, 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1621087921
- ISBN-13: 978-1621087922