Elliot: A Hathaway House Heartwarming Romance

· Hathaway House Book 5 · Valley Publishing Ltd.
9 reviews

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Hathaway House: Elliot (Book 5)


Welcome to Hathaway House, a heartwarming military romance series from USA TODAY best-selling author Dale Mayer. Here you’ll meet a whole new group of friends, along with a few favorite characters from Heroes for Hire. Instead of action, you’ll find emotion. Instead of suspense, you’ll find healing. Instead of romance, … oh, wait. … There is romance—of course!


Welcome to Hathaway House. Rehab Center. Safe Haven. Second chance at life and love.


Former Navy SEAL Elliot Carver came to Hathaway House to get help with the lingering repercussions of a mission gone bad. His body is dealing with the physical trauma of a spinal cord injury, while his mind is caught in a loop of painful memories that he can’t sideline, and both won’t let him heal the way he’d like.


Former ER Nurse Sicily Lawrence has just made her way out of a difficult relationship, and the quietness of the night shift at Hathaway House gives her peace of mind. The last thing she needs is to get involved in another volatile union. But she has seen injuries like Elliot’s before, and she knows that a certain type of therapy can help. One Elliot isn’t interested in trying.


Now, for Elliot’s sake, Sicily must push him toward the progress he needs, even it means losing him. And, with time and luck, maybe they can cross the hurdle and find each other at Hathaway House.

heartwarming; wholesome; broken hero; clean and sweet; animals; military; Healing; Small town; small town romance; Heroes for Hire; Romance; sanctuary; Recovery; Healing SEAL's; Dogs; Horses; Heartwarming sweet romance

9 reviews
Connie Toler
November 22, 2019
I received a complimentary copy of this book from Booksprout and I am voluntarily reviewing it. This was a fabulous addition to the series. I love reading about these wounded warriors who in their time of time of healing find the love of their lives. This story is no different. Former Navy SEAL Elliot Carver has suffered horrific back injuries that make it difficult to sleep. Plus he suffers from PTSD nightmares about the incident that injured him and killed his friend. Sicily Lawrence is a former ER nurse who works the 3rd shift at Hathaway House. She escaped her life in Detroit and the harried pace in the ER for the much simpler life at Hathaway in Texas. After working 5 years there on the 3rd shift, she encounters Elliot. Between his muscle spams and nightmares keeping him awake at night, the two become more friends than patient and nurse. Elliot and Sicily have a journey in front of them that was wonderful to read. There were some really great and poignant moments between these two. I enjoyed the dual POV format that this was written in. I really felt drawn to Elliot as I was reading his inner most thoughts. This is a sweet, clean romance about an injured war veteran and a deeply compassionate, heart-of-gold nurse. Prior characters make appearance in this story and while it can be a stand-alone, I would recommend reading the prior stories. They are all wonderful just like this one.
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Cheryl Davis
September 29, 2019
This book was another awesome book in the Hathaway House Series. I loved the story line and how the characters interact with each other. I love how Dale has written a different story for each of the characters in the series. The way the characters are explained makes this series seem like it could be a place that is real that Dale is writing about. The trials and tribulations the characters go through and face are so real and the way the characters face their "demons" is so lifelike. I love how the series is based on war vets and that they are well taken care of in the books, unlike a lot of them in real life. Makes you stop and wonder why we don't do more for our vets. The stories that are told in these books seem like they are written from real life characters and I love each and every one! If you like a book that has trials, tribulations, a bit of romance and a lot of extra love given to our vets, then this is a book for you. Thanks Dale for another awesome book in this series. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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Rachael Bromley
September 27, 2019
I am loving this series so much and the paperbacks are looking so pretty on my bookshelf. As always an excellent book. I loved Elliot and I could just feel his pain and turmoil rolling off the page as I turned each one to find out what happened next. This series is about a ranch owned by a father and daughter. Dani and The major after the Major has some health worries and wanted to help others. We have seen 4 strong, capable but broken men find the life and live they need whilst overcoming their injuries and mental health. Sicily is a night nurse at Hathaway and is enjoying the work but feels a real bond to Elliot whom she feels is alone and needs friends. As time passes and their relationship moves forward it’s clear that Elliott needs to look at the past to have a happy future. Will Elliot be able to face his fears???? Will Sicily be able to move forward despite what others are saying???? This was an awesome read and you could just feel Elliot’s pain radiating from the pages as well as Sicily’s emotions. I am so looking forward to Finns story.
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About the author

Dale Mayer is a USA Today bestselling author who writes for the young, the old and those in-between – no matter what the age. Some of her books are hot, some are sweet. Some will keep you up at night with a light on to keep the boogie man away and some you’ll want to cuddle close.

She’s long given up on trying to fit a specific genre. Instead she honors the stories that come to her – and some of them are crazy, break all the rules and cross multiple genres!

And that’s okay too.

There is one guarantee with each book – it will be a great read – each and every time.

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