Don't Forget to Smile (Hometown Memories, Book 2)

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In Oregon's timber country, inside a smoky bar, stands proprietor Tory Duncan. Once a hair's breadth from the Miss America crown, she's still just as beautiful and still searching for happiness.
Joe Brigham, a forthright and handsome man from a logging family, divorced, and father of one, regards her with a love deep and pure.
But trading in her search for an uncertain future, no matter the joy Joe promises to provide, seems more than Tory can afford.

AWARDS:
Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Best Contemporary Romance

REVIEWS:
"...rich and absorbing... a small-town atmosphere written to absolute perfection." ~Romantic Times

"A homey, warm love story." ~Affaire de Coeur

"...about families, the ways they push us forward and the ways they hold us back, the ways we make our own families and give back to the families we are born to." ~Dear Author

HOMETOWN MEMORIES, in order
After All These Years
Don't Forget to Smile
Till the Stars Fall
Again
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About the author

Award-winning author Kathleen Gilles Seidel still longs for the small Kansas hometown of her birth. To fill that longing, she builds her own small towns, filling their imaginary borders with strong robust characters seeking their own happily-ever-afters. Kathy lives outside of Washington, D.C. She and her late husband have two grown daughters.

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Publisher
ePublishing Works!
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Published on
May 4, 2015
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Pages
350
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ISBN
9781614177272
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / Romantic Comedy
Fiction / Small Town & Rural
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