Trusting Thyme

Luminosity Publishing
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 Sometimes trust is the only thing missing for a second chance at love.

Constance Thyme is a third generation trawler operator living in the quaint English seaside village of Thornapple. Widowed young, she’s quite content raising her nine-year-old son. Unbeknownst to most outsiders, Lady Constance holds an aristocratic title that binds her to the area. As much as her obligations chafe, she’d never refuse someone in need, even a cold fish like the gorgeous new doctor.

Dr. Elijah Preston needs help. Still grieving the loss of his wife two years earlier, and with two small children faring no better, he reluctantly agrees to a temporary posting at Thornapple. Jaded by what his title represents, Eli keeps his lordly status a closely guarded secret. As he struggles with sorrow, a chance meeting with a highly annoying, but beautiful Amazonian Sea Captain sparks a torrent of unwanted feelings.

Eli and Constance hold emotional scars from their past relationships, for very different reasons. Can they learn the value of trust before it’s too late, or will fear ruin their second chance at love?

Reader Advisory: This book contains an aloof doctor, a stubborn fishing captain, and a whole lot of nosy Thornapple inhabitants.

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About the author

I currently reside in Brisbane, Australia with my husband, two teenage children, two dogs and one cat. A chaotic menagerie for some, but a place of constant happiness and laughter for me.

I put pen to paper for the first time in 2012. After finishing my first book, I figured I’d better sign up for some creative writing courses since I’d evolved into a crazed writer. I love all things romance and feel the need to find a happy ending in anything life throws my way.

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Publisher
Luminosity Publishing
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Published on
Mar 27, 2015
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Pages
214
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ISBN
9781910397688
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM free.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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