In the wake of a devastating teen pregnancy that left her childless and heartbroken, Vashti Alcindor left Catalina Cove, Louisiana, with no plans to return. Now, over a decade later, Vashti reluctantly finds herself back in her hometown after inheriting her aunt’s B and B. Her homecoming gets off to a rocky start when the new sheriff, Sawyer Grisham, pulls her over for speeding, and things go downhill from there.
The B and B, a place she’d always found refuge in when it seemed like the whole world was against her, has fallen into disrepair. When a surprising benefactor encourages Vashti to reopen the B and B, Vashti embraces a fresh start, and soon old hurts begin to fade as she makes new memories with the town—and its handsome sheriff…
But some pasts are too big to escape, and when a bombshell of a secret changes everything she thought was true, Vashti is left reeling. With Sawyer and his teenage daughter determined to see her through the storm, though, she’s learning family isn’t always a matter of blood—sometimes it’s a matter of heart.
Published Date: 30 October 2018
Vashti is returning to Catalina Cove even she vowed never to return after the loss and humiliation that ruined her life. Being betrayed at 16years old, she was pregnant without the guy who sworn to love her and being outcasted by the town. Now she is back to the seaside town to look at the inheritance that her late aunt’s have gifted her. Her arrival in town is met by the town’s new Sheriff Sawyer.
Sawyer and his daughter have their own share of tragedy. Both of them have their own baggage that they need to get over and the story continue with how they discover themselves and help each other along the way.
This book is the 1st book of Catalina Cove and my 2nd book in the series. Because I read the latest book, I was captivated by the story and the characters in the 5th book, I went ahead and bought all the earlier books from Amazon. It is that good.
I feel sorry for Vashti as the story progress; her story, past and struggle and hardship that she went thru broke my heart. Along the way, she show her strength. Her romance with Sawyer started slow but things got heated soon after. I love the author’s writing, so smooth and effortless. Overall, I love the strong and confident characters and the heartwarming story plot in this book.