Still reeling from her husband’s unexpected death, Sophie Anderson throws herself into her bridal bouquet business. With her best friend as her partner and emotional support, she’s well on her way to turning Proposals into the most sought-after wedding venue on the New England coast.
When Sophie encounters Brady Owens, a burnt-out attorney from New York, Sophie enlists his help with her expansion project. As their romance blossoms, Brady discovers they’re bonded by a painful past of deception. With the truth coming to the surface, Sophie’s vulnerability increases. Determined to protect Sophie’s heart, Brady begins a personal fight for justice. But, is Sophie’s hope for the future already withered and wilted?
KAREN COULTERS grew up in the Midwest with roots in New England. Traveling to the coast of Maine every summer was a highlight of Karen's younger years; so, it only made sense that she move there after graduating. Married in 1982, they relocated to New Hampshire, became a mother of two, and grand-mother. Artistic expression has always been in her DNA. She's performed on stage as a vocalist, actress, and speaker. She's a writer of scripts that depict real life in order to make someone think and consider change. However, being a novelist has been her lifelong dream. She says, "Timing is everything, and my time came in 2017, when the urge to write became something that I could no longer ignore."
Brad Steel is in love. Daphne Wade is more than just his wife-to-be and the mother of his unborn child. She’s his destiny. Fate brought them together, and he vows to protect her. His determination doesn’t waver when he learns a secret about his bride—a secret she herself doesn’t know.
For the first time in a while, everything seems to be in sync for Daphne. She has loving parents, good friends, a man who adores her, a beautiful child growing inside her, and freedom from her anxiety and depression.
But is it an illusion?
When Brad is thrown into his family business sooner than he anticipates, he must divide his time among growing his legacy, keeping secrets, and solving unforeseen crimes. He’ll do anything to ensure Daphne’s safety and sanity.
Anything…no matter the cost.
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