Ellie is a strong, independent woman. Hell, she’s stronger and can handle power tools better than most men she knows. Then again, when you’re raised in the lumber and hardware business, you’re bound to learn a thing or two or three.
Taylor needs to make a change. When a friend tells him a high school teaching job in history is opening up, Taylor jumps at the chance. It’s time to make a new start in a new town.
Everyone knows everyone in a small town. Ellie meets the good-looking new history teacher, and she’s interested. When she finds out that he’s an army veteran, with tours in all the hot spots, has a prosthetic leg, and a young son from a defunct marriage, should she be concerned? Not many things have scared her so far in life. Taylor is just another guy.
Taylor is always interested in intelligent, confident, successful, and beautiful women. Ellie had that something Taylor wanted to know more about.
They fall fast, love hard, and navigate real life.
Just when you think you’ll always be alone, the one shows up.
“I love you, Evan.” She looked into his face before meeting his eyes. “I didn’t know how much I could love until I met you.”
“Sweetheart, you have filled those lonely places in me with happiness and love. I wasn’t whole before. I am now.”
Cassie Turner is a great photographer. While communing with nature is her first love, communing with men is another matter.
Evan Donnelly is new to the police force in this area. His previous job had been fulfilling, but things and people change. It was time for him to make new memories.
When Evan meets Cassie in an official capacity, he realizes she’s a famous photographer. Both might be loners, but after a few dates, they can’t deny their attraction. Evan is fascinated by Cassie’s process and eye for a great photograph. Cassie comes face-to-face with the dangers in his profession, and she’s not sure if she can handle it. But her heart wins, and they continue their loving journey.
Through all the ups and downs and learning about each other, they find their way to happiness, family, and a life together.