Release Date: August 8, 2017
Abby Rhodes returns to her hometown of Hartley By The Sea in England as a widower with her young son. She has dropped out of college to help her ailing grandmother run their family owned beach cafe. She has a deep connection with her grandmother since she raised her after her mother left. Abby’s sole focus has been her son since her fiance died.
One evening, Abby’s mother Laura returns after being away for twenty years. Laura was fired from her latest job and she has financial problems. She has decided that her return is permanent which agitates Abby. In the beginning, the situation is tense between the two since Laura refuses to explain why she abandoned her. As they begin to work together in the cafe a relationship develops and the reasons for Laura’s past actions are revealed.
This novel is about the healing that happens when two parties work together to repair a gap in their relationship. This is book three of a series by Kate Hewitt, and it can be read as a stand alone story.