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Bend Toward the Sun: A Novel

Bend Toward the Sun: A Novel

by Jen Devon
Bend Toward the Sun: A Novel

Bend Toward the Sun: A Novel

by Jen Devon

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Overview

Jen Devon's Bend Toward the Sun is a gorgeous, emotional love story about taking unexpected paths, accepting loss, and finding strength in the transformative power of love.

“Heart-warming, sensual, beautifully written.”—Ali Hazelwood, New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis

Two imperfect people. One year under the sun. A love story you won't ever forget.

Rowan McKinnon doesn’t believe in love. With a botany PhD, two best friends who embrace her social quirkiness, and some occasional no-strings sex, she has everything she needs. But she hides deep wounds from the past—from an emotionally negligent mother, and a fiancé who treated her like a pawn in a game. When an academic setback leads Rowan to take on the restoration of a winery's abandoned vineyard, she relishes the opportunity to restore the grapes to their former glory.

She does not expect to meet a man like Harrison Brady.

An obstetrician profoundly struggling after losing a patient, Harry no longer believes he is capable of keeping people safe. Reeling, Harry leaves Los Angeles to emotionally recover at his parents’ new vineyard in Pennsylvania.

He does not expect to meet a woman like Rowan McKinnon.

As their combative banter gives way to a simmering tension, sunlight begins to crack through the darkness smothering Harry’s soul. He’s compelled to explore the undeniable pull between them. And after a lifetime of protecting herself from feeling anything, for anyone, Rowan tries to keep things casual.

But even she can’t ignore their explosive connection.

"A lushly drawn portrait of two people with a magnetic, soul-deep connection."—New York Times bestselling author Rachel Lynn Solomon

"A gorgeous love story full of lyrical writing and raw emotion."—New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Probst



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250822000
Publisher: St. Martin's Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/09/2022
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 106,892
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Jen Devon wrote her first romance when she was eight. Now she writes vivid, cinematic love stories about imperfect people finding their perfect match. A former biology academic and lecturer, she currently works in the tech industry and dreams of writing full-time. She’s an avid gardener, photographer, and boardgamer, a thrift store enthusiast and unapologetic nerd. She’s a mom of six (three kids, three rescue mutts) and lives in central Ohio with her engineer husband.

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