A SOLDIER'S REUNION
Despite a decade apart, this isn't the reunion Mandy Manchester expected! She thought she'd put high school sweetheart Nolan Briggs behind her. Now he's back...and the pararescue jumper literally sweeps her off her feet. He's ready and willing to rekindle what they once shared. Mandy, though, isn't prepared to put her heart at risk. He left her before -- she won't trust him again. Can Nolan teach this grounded girl to take a leap of faith?
I SEEM TO BE READING THE WINGS OF REFUGE SERIES BACKWARDS! I JUST GOT MY HANDS ON THIS ONE THANKS TO A WIN AT SEEKERVILLE AND COULDN'T WAIT TO READ IT. CHERYL WYATT HAS SUCH A GIFT FOR STORYTELLING. SHE SOMEHOW MANAGES TO CONVEY SO MUCH EMOTION WITH HER CAREFULLY CRAFTED WORDS AND IT'S DEFINITELY EMOTION THAT PROPELS THE PLOT IN A SOLDIER'S REUNION.
THE FACT THAT NOLAN AND MANDY WERE HIGH SCHOOL SWEETHEARTS WITH A HURTFUL PAST HURDLE US INTO ANGST IN THE VERY FIRST CHAPTER. MANDY'S CONFUSION AND PAIN IS PALPABLE; NOLAN'S NEW-FOUND RESOLVE EXCITING. HE CAN'T LEAVE THE PAST BEHIND THEM AND THE WAY HE SETS OUT TO WOE MANDY BACK IS SUCH A ROMANTIC READ! AND THE PROPOSAL! BE STILL MY HEART!!! SO CREATIVE AND TOUCHING. ANOTHER ENJOYABLE READ BY CHERYL WYATT...AND DEFINITELY ONE TO SAVOR.