They thought they’d closed the door to love, but it came knocking anyway.
Ellie Hawthorne lost her faith in love when trusting the wrong man cost her a job she loved and her reputation both as a woman and a teacher. So when she inherits her grandmother’s beach cottage in Spring Harbor, Oregon, she’s happy to leave the city and the gossip behind, and finally put down roots—without a man.
Adam Cavanagh lost his faith in love when his wife died in his arms, leaving him with their six-month-old daughter and a broken heart he knew he could never stitch back together. Three years later, his only goal is to be the best dad he can—without a woman.
When Adam moves in next door to Ellie, they’re determined to be nothing more than friendly neighbors and safeguard their hearts. But as their lives entangle and feelings get involved, can they get over their fears and open their hearts to love?
“This was such an emotionally sweet story that will make you laugh, cry, and read late into the night.” – Amazon reviewer