Now he is back in Maple Woods and the secret that he has been keeping from Emily for the last 12 years, the secret that has been eating him away slowly, needs to be told. I just got a call from George, Lucy announced breathlessly as soon as the door closed behind Emily. Emily teased as she pushed through the front door with a wide grin, feeling the warmth of late morning sunshine on her arms and face. His only thoughts throughout the entire book were how he could make ammends for what he had done, how he could make her life and that of her family a little easier. The source of book has no bearing on the outcome of our reviews. . Still smiling at the thought, she whipped around to the sound of an engine revving in the near distance.
Olivia Miles weaves a beautiful story of healing and second chances. It has been twelve years since he left town without a word -- twelve years since he shattered her teenage heart. What other releases so you have planned for 2014? It kept things interesting, and gave an otherwise dormant community something to talk about other than marriages and births. Olivia Miles writes feel-good women's fiction and heartwarming contemporary romance that is best known for her quirky side characters and charming small town settings. She never recovered from the disappearance of her high school sweetheart. Working at her sister's event-planning company is just the fresh start she needs. So when her beloved Briar Creek caf burns down, she sees it as an opportunity to start fresh.
He would give anything to take away her pained expression, to be able to hold her in his arms again. Can they get off the mountain alive? You can see in his every action, in his every word, in every look between them, that Emily was it for him. What has brought him back to Maple Woods? His hands were pushed deep into the pockets of his chinos, accentuating his broad chest and well-toned arms. She glanced around the bakery once more, wishing someone would just come in already! But the family secret that drove him away still stands between them. When he found out why he was devastated. They were more difficult to write because I wanted to be sure I captured their true sense of loss and regret. First loves are hard to forget…but blend one very special couple with a slice of blueberry à la mode and anything can happen in Olivia Miles's delicious reunion story, Recipe for Romance! And then realizing every night that I probably never would.
She had no idea how far beyond that betrayal his actions had extended. Working with food has always been her passion and now that her family responsibilities are finally behind her, she can start to think about pursuing a path outside of Maple Woods…that is, until her high school sweetheart Scott Collins strolls back into town and makes her think twice. Longer than the innocence of some childhoods. Ten cozy tables dotted the room, all eagerly awaiting the guests who would soon be coming through the front door. First loves are hard to forget.
She gazed at him, disarmed by the incongruity between his sudden reappearance and. Twelve years ago, Scott ran away from home and his high school sweetheart, Emily, because he believed he was the source of the sadness in Emily's home life death of her father. The minute hand ticked its way around the clock behind her. He only hope is that once he tells Emily the whole truth, the love that they had, the love they still have will be enough to make her forgive him. But the family secret that drove him away still stands between them. Unable to cope with the lie, Scott left town without a word to anyone, not even a goodbye to the girl he loved with all his heart. In an hour the lunch crowd would hit, and then.
It had taken months of heartache and waiting to learn the answer to that question. He chuckled, feeling some of the nervous energy roll off him. Sure, running her own bakery is a little harder than she expected, but she can handle it. What has brought him back to Maple Woods? Three couples, one question: Will they chose love or money? Please tell us about the characters in your book? When Scott Collins walks into the Sweetie Pie Bakery on opening day, Emily is convinced she is seeing a ghost! But he had a job to do, a purpose for being here, and he needed to focus. When Scott Collins walks into the Sweetie Pie Bakery on opening day, Emily is convinced she is seeing a ghost! No one in Maple Woods drove a car like that. To enter Giveaway: Please complete the Rafflecopter form and Post a comment to this Q: Since this book takes place in a pie shop, I must ask: What is your favorite pie flavor? It has been twelve years since he left town and shattered her teenage heart.
Hands thrust into his pockets, he began wandering down the sidewalk, taking his time in surveying the shops that lined the quaint street. It has been twelve years since he left town without a word—twelve years since he shattered her teenage heart. With a sigh of defeat he broke her gaze and shook his head. He was just as handsome as he had ever been. What had caused him to leave town without a word, without any hint or preparation, to break her heart and all his promises in one fell swoop? Charlotte Daniels has made her share of mistakes, but now that she's a single mom, she vows to do better--and that starts with a new career. The twist on what actually happened was a bit of a surprise.
Now he's back to help oversee a construction project as his father is ill. Scott scowled as his stomach began to burn again. She turned back to Lucy. Hi Olivia, welcome: Thank you so much for having me! This was a lovely story for a rainy afternoon. Good book with some heavy emotions on both sides. There's good reason for the conflict between them and it's a solid issue, but it's belabored over and over from both sides. A bright red sports car was sitting at the intersection of Main Street and Maple Avenue, the noise a dramatic contrast to the peaceful and simple life of Maple Woods.