Love can't flourish in the dark.
Fifteen years ago, Elaine fell in love with Johnny McMannus, the local bad boy. He was nineteen and she was jailbait. To keep them both out of trouble, Johnny left town.
But years later his father's heart attack brings him back to run the family garage. Hoping to reconnect with Elaine, Johnny has to first fix the mess his parent's alcoholism has made of things. Before Johnny can deserve Elaine, he has to salvage his family's reputation, save their home, and rescue the business.
Too bad Elaine doesn't want to be deserved. She wants to be loved. She never got over Johnny and she's done sneaking around with him as they had before. If he can't love her in public, to her way of thinking he doesn't love her enough.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Second chance love story about Johnny and Elaine. Characters are likeable. Short story which is a quick read. This is a series and although it's possible to read as a stand alone, reading in order would help understand the story better. I received an ARC from the author for an honest review
Redeeming Johnny is now my favorite book by Christa Maurice. I love second chance romance stories and this one didn't disappoint. Johnny and Elaine fell in love fifteen years ago. He leaves thinking it is the right thing to do for Elaine to have a better life. Fourteen years later, Johnny returns to help out at his dad's garage. Has Elaine gotten over her heartbreak or will they reunite? No spoilers so one-click and read the newest weaver's Circle romance.