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From The CriticsVery highly recommended
Amy finds herself drawn to the one man that she's expected to disdain. Her whole family had been crazy about Nick, and when he ended his engagement to her sister Paige only a month before the ceremony, they all felt betrayed. Her parents had welcomed him to their home, and treated him as a son. Now they believe that he'd embarrassed their daughter, broken her heart, and made her the object of speculation and pity. The years have not brought about forgiveness.
She's always been a disappointment to her family, frequently being admonished to be practical, to be sensible, which always really meant whatever opinion that she had just voiced was outrageous and unworthy of further discussion. Further, as Nick reminds her, Amy's family doesn't hesitate to take advantage of her time and skills, expecting her drop her own plans at the last minute if they need a babysitter, spend the day running their errands, or care for grandma because no one else has the time. So when Amy goes along with grandma's idea for the house, renovation rather than moving her into a care facility, and then hires Nick to be the contractor, her family is outraged.
Nick had a good reason for breaking up with Paige all those years ago. Now he finds himself irresistibly drawn to Amy, even though he knows her family won't accept him. He doesn't want to cause her pain or embarrassment, but curiosity had driven him to seek her out, and old memories have lured him to take the work that guarantees he see her every day. He'd never been able to get the girl out of his head, and now she'd become the woman he knew she could be.
Amy's self doubt by no means creates a weak character. Rather than giving into her fear, she rises above it. Like her funny, tough grandmother, Amy becomes a woman filled with determination and strength, yet vulnerable enough to remain believable. Christine Flynn writes with a passion and grace that draws the reader deeply within her tale, and I look forward to reading more from this talented author's pen. Very highly recommended.