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Cardiac surgeon Sean Flannigan lost his daughter to a rare form of leukemia, he can mend broken hearts, but his is beyond repair. Kayla Holmes, along with her sisters, inherited guest cottages in the Keys after their stepfather died. Their high spirits and positive energy are a beacon of light that directs Sean’s sailboat into Paradise Cove.
Can Kayla’s compassion find a crack in Sean’s armor? Will love be enough to heal a wounded heart?
Patrice Wilton was born in Vancouver, Canada, and knew from the age of twelve that she wanted to be a writer. She became a flight attendant for 17 years, then moved to Australia and England, before settling in Ormond Beach, Florida. She is a NY Times & USA Today best selling author and has written around forty books, mostly romance series. Here are her personal favorites:
The Candy Bar, Paradise Cove, Heavenly Christmas, and The Wounded Warrior series. Now a new exciting adventure has begun. She has joined forces with her good friend, Traci Hall to write a Salem B&B Cozy Mystery series for Kensington under the name of Traci Wilton. They have written 5 books in the Mrs. Morris Bed and Breakfast series, and will be starting book six soon. We are loving it and hope our readers do too!
After the heartbreaking loss of his daughter and subsequent breakdown of his marriage, Doctor Sean Flannigan takes his boat and disappears into the Florida Keys, seeking escape from his demons. Sailing into Paradise Cove, Sean decides to stay at a set of seaside cottages and is overwhelmed by the over-friendly owner and her three daughters. He’d leave, but the enticing Kayla keeps him on the beach.
Kayla Holmes loves her family’s guest cottages inherited from her step-father, though there’s a lot of repairs needed and money is tight. She, along with her mother and sisters, enjoy interacting with their guests- especially the mysterious sailer who booked a long stay in one of their cabins. Something about the taciturn Sean Flannigan draws Kayla. She tells herself it’s because she wants to see their guests have a good time, but that doesn’t explain the reason why her heartbeat jumps whenever he is near.
When Sean rescues a Cuban family adrift in the bay, he and the Holmes clan band together to get the pregnant wife the care she needs. Sean can’t turn his back, though it brings painful memories of his daughter swimming to the surface. With Kayla’s compassion and caring arms, he slowly realizes life goes on and second chances can mend broken hearts.
This is a beautifully told story of one man’s terrible loss and the woman who brought him back to life.
A recommended read!
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