After wasting 10 years in a one-sided marriage to which she sacrificed her education and youth, Rachel finally has the opportunity to make a career for herself, to stand on her own two feet and make her own life. But with 3 boys under the age of 8, she needs someone to help take care of them for the summer. With the help of some innocent meddling on the part of her friend Carol, who enlists her son John to watch her boys, Rachel has the ideal opportunity to fulfill her dreams. But the history between her and John, and her own insecurities get in the way. Because she was the who pushed him to leave all those years ago.
John was forced to leave his hometown by his father, to pursue a career in football, dashing the hopes of the townsfolk of a star athlete belonging to Lake Bliss. But the dream was never his own and when it didn't become a reality, he finally followed his own path, moving from town to town, living his own adventures and creating recreational centers for the children of those towns.
Now back in Lake Bliss after all these years has awoken memories and feelings he had for Rachel. She needs his help with her kids and he needs her help to restore the faith and trust of the townspeople in him as he sets up his recreational centre. Can they mutually benefit from this and come out of this deal hurt-free or will their feelings complicate their already complicated lives. Get yourself a copy of this book and find out because I'm not telling. ;-D
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