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"If I wasn't such a good Christian, you'd be in an orphanage somewhere, young lady."
Abandoned by their parents, Michelle Hurley and her kid sister Nicole are reminded every day their livelihood depends on a grandmother who never wanted them. Nearly twenty years later, Michelle has accepted the fact she isn't worthy of the love she so desperately needed as a child.
Her comfortable, albeit lonely, existence comes crashing down the morning Nicole abandons her two young children under Michelle's lilac bushes. Michelle doesn't want to be responsible for fixing Nicole's mitakes. Again. Nor does she want to admit she my be just like the grandmother she can't forgive.
When an old boyfriend re-enters her life, Michelle is reminded how nothing has worked out the way she hoped it would. Kyle Swann also makes her realize shutting her heart against the world could be the worst mistake she ever made.
Love Begins in the first installment of the Tender Blessings contemporary series.
A lot has changed in Michelle Hurley's life since her sister Nicole abandoned her two children under Michelle's lilac bushes. No longer alone with only her dog to make demands of her, Michelle wouldn't have it any other way. She has fallen hopelessly in love wiht Nicole's kids and can't imagine a day without them in it.
The kids aren't the only improvements in Michelle's life. Barry Schilling, the dad of Emma's best friend at preschool, has made Michelle realize she may have been too hasty in shutting the world out of her life. Kyle Swann is never far from Michelle's thoughts. Though her heart can't forget their teenage romance, her head knows there are too many obstacles between them that will prevent a rekindled love.
Just when Michelle has settled into a comfortable niche of busy working Mom, dreaming of romance and possibly even marriage. Nicole breezes back onto the farm, making demands and upsetting Michelle's well-ordered life. Again. Michelle isn't ready to forfeit custody of Nicole's kids, even to their mother. Life on the farm is the first stabilityand security Emma and Jonah ever had. Can Michelle risk irreparable damage to her relationship with Nicole by fighting her in court? Can she move past the family dysfunction and sibling rivalry that has defined her life up till now? As the kids are pulled from her arms, Michelle must make a decision to follow her heart, regardless of what direction that is. She may lose more than the children as she prepares for a little goodbye.
A Little Goodbye is the second installment in the Tender Blessings contemporary series. This thought provoking contemporary series examines the changing dynamics of family relationships and issues. Infused with honesty and humor, it will capture the hearts of readers who love children, understand their challenges, and appreciate the many definitions of family.