Gregory: A Hathaway House Heartwarming Romance

Gregory: A Hathaway House Heartwarming Romance

by Dale Mayer

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Hathaway House: Gregory (Book 7)

Welcome to Hathaway House, a heartwarming military romance series from USA TODAY best-selling author Dale Mayer. Here you'll meet a whole new group of friends, along with a few favorite characters from Heroes for Hire. Instead of action, you'll find emotion. Instead of suspense, you'll find healing. Instead of romance, ... oh, wait. ... There is romance—of course!

Welcome to Hathaway House. Rehab Center. Safe Haven. Second chance at life and love.

Navy SEAL Gregory Parkins knows he's not so bad off as to need what Hathaway House offers, but he'll
do anything to get in. RN Meredith Anderson is there, and Greg loves Meredith. In the time since they
split up, his life has been one disaster after another, including the one that ended his career—the career
that separated them in the first place.


Meredith was horrified to hear what happened to Gregory. But seeing his file was an even bigger shock.
Greg thinks he's basically back to normal, but Meredith knows he has a long way to go. She doesn't
know how to tell him, without running the risk of him leaving Hathaway House before his healing can
really take place.


But the last thing she wants is for him to walk away from her again. Not if there is any chance that they
can find their way back to each other ...

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161354124
Publisher: Valley Publishing Ltd.
Publication date: 11/22/2019
Series: Hathaway House , #7
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 8,913
File size: 495 KB

About the Author

Dale Mayer is a USA Today bestselling author who writes for the young, the old and those in-between – no matter what the age. Some of her books are hot, some are sweet. Some will keep you up at night with a light on to keep the boogie man away and some you’ll want to cuddle close.

She’s long given up on trying to fit a specific genre. Instead she honors the stories that come to her – and some of them are crazy, break all the rules and cross multiple genres!

And that’s okay too.

There is one guarantee with each book – it will be a great read – each and every time.

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Gregory: A Hathaway House Heartwarming Romance 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Wendy S Hodges 17 days ago
I love this series so much. Strong alpha men brought to breakable point by injuries suffered while serving their country, forced to re think everything in their lives. While recovery and working out what to do with the rest of their lives and if they are worthy of love, meeting strong women able to deal with the abilities they still have as well as those they lost. This is a second chance story, this couple met before, it isn't straight forward. With some angst and very powerful emotions, this plot brought me to tears in places, I felt for both characters and was literally speed reading with fingers crossed. I mean I know deep down the author wont let me down and they will find their happy but authors do surprise me sometimes and stories don't always go the way I expect, to find out if this does you will have to buy it yourself coz I'm not telling. Is it worth it? oh yes!
AnAngelLady 1 days ago
I loved this book. I loved the story. I thought it was great that they had to work to make it work. He is a Seal, and she is a nurse. Both are strong with passion and never-ending love. That they both after so many years of loving and missing each other had so many doubts and both really want it to work but scared it would not. Making it work through adversity makes it all that much sweeter. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Samanthagirl 6 days ago
People come to Hathaway House for a variety of reasons but essentially to heal. Gregory is no different however he sees his old girlfriend is a nurse there and finds an added incentive to get a place. This is a beautifully written story full of content and empathy and one I thoroughly enjoyed.
Maggs 6 days ago
Gregory is recovering from an IED explosion and since most of his surgeries are done, he is researching rehab facilities to finish his recovery. He has experienced rehab and feels he has a pretty good handle on that part. While looking for a place he comes upon a picture of the staff at Hathaway House that includes Meredith triggering memories of the woman he met 5 years ago and knew for only 3 weeks. However he has not been able to forget her. They disagreed about him going back into the Navy. He needed to return and she wanted him to stay with her. She had lost a brother overseas and wasn't ready to repeat that pain. They did not leave on good terms but he decided to choose Hathaway House with her in mind. Gregory's therapist Shane, was tougher than anticipated and he (Gregory) had more trouble than he expected with the rehab. So despite the great food, Dennis in the kitchen happy to help, Stan the vet with all the animals, many of them therapy ones and great support all around, Gregory faltered at first. His team felt Meredith should back off from being his primary nurse for a short period which had positive and negative affects for both parties. This is a great heartwarming story that tugs on your heart strings and reminds you that life can sometimes hand you a lot of challenges. It's a quick read, 126 pages according to Amazon, but packs a lot onto each page. The epilogue includes a look at the next book in the series that includes Heath who also chooses Hathaway House for much different reasons. Apparently Houston has always been home and he has a gut feeling he wants to follow. I'm looking forward to another adventure there.
Jutzie 8 days ago
Gregory by Dale Mayer Hathaway House Series Book Seven Gregory Parkins isn't the man he was five years ago. Back then, he only thought of himself and he was whole. Now, as he sits with his body broken from war, all he can think about is the girl he left behind five years...and sec-ond chances. And he knows just where to go to try for that second chance. Meredith Anderson is a nurse at Hathaway House. After reading about a new patient coming in...and how badly broken his body is...she's surprised to see who it is. A man from her past. A man she's never forgotten. A man she's never moved on from. Maybe with him here they can finally have closure. Shane and the team aren't easy on these guys. The SEALs were the best of the best and they still have that in them, even though they don't believe it. They may hate the people who push them...but in the end, when they leave Hathaway House, they have their spirit...and their life back. I love this series!
Linda Carlson 13 days ago
I love this series! A heartwarming story of personal challenge. Gregory thought he had already been there and done everything there was to do for his rehab, until he started working with the highly talented staff at Hathaway House. Gregory’s main drive for applying at Hathaway House was seeing Meredith again and testing that spark they once had. Things tend to snowball when you don’t expect it and Gregory found that it was very difficult to deal with the new pain in his body and Meredith’s lack of interest in him personally. I enjoyed Gregory’s journey in discovering who he really is today verses who he was before the accident that changed his life. I find it satisfying that he found a way through therapy to make such drastic improvements. I also enjoyed Meredith’s method of dealing with Gregory as a patient and finding a way to develop her relationship with him in a personal way. A soulful test into awareness and acceptance with a very sweet HOA! I loved it!
Dimac1 15 days ago
A second chance story of an injured SEAL, Greg, who goes to Hathaway House to heal and really wants to get in because of Meredith, a woman who’s a nurse there now and someone he has never forgotten. He still has a lot healing to do even though he thinks he’s good and Meredith also has some healing to do, mainly coming to terms of their past. A great read with not just one person hurting but the woman as well. They go through hard times and there’s some miscommunication, but the process both go through to finally get their HEA will leave a smile on your face at the end. *I voluntarily read an advanced copy and expressed my honest opinion*
KathieSavage 15 days ago
Shooting for a "Two-Fer" Not only did Gregory know from his friends that Hathaway House would be the best place for his recovery, but also that it would give him an opportunity to perhaps reconnect with his lost love--Hathaway House staff member Melanie Anderson. Five years ago, after three weeks of dating, each knew the other was “the one.” However, each of them also had differing ideas of what the other was willing to do to keep the relationship going. Long story short, each immediately regretted the disagreement that split them up, but Gregory had already left for his mission and then was severely injured and out of commission for a couple of years. When Melanie sees his file as an incoming patient, to whom she is assigned as primary care nurse, she is shocked by the extent of his injuries. After several surgeries and physical therapy, Gregory believes he is ready for serious rehab. Confident of success at Hathaway House and in reuniting with Melanie, he quickly realizes the challenge he is facing. Not only is the physiotherapy there much more vigorous than he’s been used to, but nurse staffing is short with two of Melanie’s colleagues off-site for a couple of weeks. She is working long shifts to meet the heavier workload. With neither time nor energy, it’s going to be a tough road for both of them. The Hathaway House series is an emotional journey with strong people facing big challenges. Always gives me strength to see what they accomplish and hope that I will be up to meeting my own challenges the way they do. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
CherylLoverofPugs 16 days ago
I can't say enough positive things about this series. This book was just as awesome as the others that have come before it. I love the fact that the series includes animals and veterans. I love how so much attention is paid to how the veterans in the books come out swinging even though they feel they are broken from their injuries. I love how the animals in the series also get so much attention paid to them. This book kept me engrossed from the start. I loved the main characters and of course I love the characters from the other books in the series that are included in the book. I love how each book is centered around one injured veteran and how they get so much attention. This book is definitely one you will want to read if you love romance, books about our veterans who have been injured serving our country and if you love animals. Love, love, love this series and look forward to the next book! I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Kathy_JB 16 days ago
Each Hathaway House story is so very different, each book just gets better. In this case, Gregory arrives at Hathaway House with a dual purpose. He strives to heal from his injuries but he is also seeks to find someone from his past who now works at Hathaway House. Reality is a shock to Gregory on several levels. It is awesome and humbling as the reader sees the healing process, a process that is complicated and far reaching. Bravo!! I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
D-BookNerd1 17 days ago
Gregory wants to be at Hathaway House, but not just for the top notch treatment they provide. Meredith is a nurse there, and five years ago they had a brief relationship. They've both got strong personalities, and they are both stubborn. Knocking heads seems to be the only way they can communicate now. Dani and Shane keep them apart for a little over a week to help Gregory deal with his anger. Both suffer through the time apart, but they also learn a little about themselves. This book has all the feels.. Can be read as standalone, but reading them in order gives you the whole experience of Hathaway House. A fantastic book that will tug on your heartstrings, but leave you smiling. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
TrishAM 17 days ago
Thank you Dale Mayer for yet another heartwarming story in the Hathaway House series, this is book number seven but the series loses none of it's impetus. Gregory Parkin, a navy SEAL, is admitted to Hathaway House Rehab Centre after being badly injured in a bomb blast whilst on a mission, he thinks that he is past needing another rehab centre but he wanted to go to Hathaway House after discovering that Meredith Anderson was working there as a nurse. Meredith and Gregory had a fast, torrid relationship five years earlier which sadly ended when he refused to leave the navy and she couldn't live with the thought of him being in danger. Gregory quickly learned that his recovery wasn't as far advanced as he had thought and he was quickly brought to rock bottom before he could start to claw his way back up. Meredith was heartbroken watching him struggle but neither of them were willing to face the elephant in the room..... their previous relationship and their current feelings. This is another gentle romance highlighting the highs and lows of relationships and the need to communicate, it also highlights the sacrifices made by the brave military personnel. All the lovely characters from the previous books are there and although this is one of a series it can be read as a standalone , I can highly recommend it. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.