FALLING LIKE SNOWFLAKES
When the Christmas season finds Eden in Summer Harbor, Maine, she's on the run from trouble. Romance is the last thing on her mind.
Riding in a bus in the thickly falling snow, Eden Davis wonders how it ever came to this--fleeing under cover of night with young Micah sleeping fitfully in the seat beside her. When a winter storm strands them in Summer Harbor, Maine, Eden wonders if what might have been the end could be a new beginning.
Beau Callahan is a habitual problem-solver. He's recently left his job with the sheriff's department to take over the family Christmas tree farm to save it from insolvency. But he's flummoxed. During the busiest season of the year, he's shorthanded. Then Eden shows up looking for work, and Beau believes he's been rescued. Competent, smart, and beautiful, Eden's also guarded and quiet. He soon figures out she comes with a boatload of secrets. But Beau can't seem to help himself from falling for her.
As Christmas Eve approaches, Beau discovers he'll do anything to keep Eden safe. But who's going to protect his heart from a woman who can't seem to trust again?
Book One in an exciting new series about the Callahan brothers. Yay -- I love family series -- especially when they involve intriguing and exasperating heroes like the Callahans.
Falling Like Snowflakes is Beau's turn to shine...though I'll admit that he's a bit of a dunderhead in the beginning of the book. Still very appealing, mind, but he does give a reader a few conniption fits until he figures things out. And when he does...Oh. My. Cue the fans. Haul out the fainting couch. Gotta love a man with a singular purpose, especially when it involves the woman he loves. And, of course, that leads to a scrumptious kissing scene that will not only curl your toes but your hair as well! It's the layers of emotion Hunter conveys in that scene -- a wealth of tenderness that made me want to weep. Truly exquisite.
There's an interesting edge to this contemporary romance with Eden being dogged by a danger the author reveals by slow degrees until we finally have the full story. Definitely induces a page-turning frenzy!
And the emotional angst is just as compelling. Eden hasn't had an easy time of it. I admired her tenacity -- her sheer will to overcome every obstacle strewn in her path. She craves independence and balks at the protective restraints Beau would place on her. They both have a lot to learn about each other and the true path to freedom. A stellar beginning to Denise Hunter's new Summer Harbor series.
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