A Summer in Sweet Grove: A Sweet, Clean & Wholesome, Small Town, Inspirational, Christian Romance Series

Partridge & Pear Press
2 reviews

About this ebook

From New York Times bestselling author Melissa Storm comes the first in this acclaimed series of sweet and wholesome small-town love stories with the community church at its center…

Summer Smith is at a crossroads in life. Fresh out of college with no idea what comes next, she reluctantly agrees to take over her aunt’s flower shop in small-town Texas. But this arrangement is only for the season, putting a deadline on when she needs to figure out what she wants out of life and how she plans to get it.

Ben Davis grew up desperate to escape his hometown in search of academic greatness, but fate had other ideas. A string of family losses turns his mother toward the bottle, forcing him to stay and look after the only family he has left, even though it means giving up his dreams.

A flower delivery gone wrong sets off a series of miracles that bring Summer and Ben crashing into each other. Can these two lost souls find new purpose in each other?


Keywords: clean & wholesome romance, clean and wholesome, inspirational women’s fiction, contemporary women’s fiction, sweet romance, christian romance, fiction for women, clean fiction, opposites attract romance, book club recommendations, animal fiction, wholesome new adult fiction, women’s saga, wholesome new adult, family life, clean small town romance, fresh start romance, small town romance, faith hope love, sweet western contemporary romance, heartwarming strangers to lovers relationship, contemporary womens fiction set in Texas, meet cute, just kisses, friendship romance


Perfect for readers of Fern Michaels, Debbie Macomber, Cathryn Brown, Katie Winters, Rachel Hanna, Grace Meyers, Jessie Gussman, Sage Parker, Susan Mallery, Hanna Hart, Carolyn Brown, Natalie Dean, Meredith Summers, B.E. Baker, Ann Omasta, Carolyne Aarsen, Christy Barritt, and Hayley Summers.

Ratings and reviews

2 reviews
Bernadette Cinkoske
September 18, 2022
Depression is a tough topic but Melissa Storm has written an inspiring story focused on someone making it out of the clutches of depression. Melissa's characters are well drawn and believable. The supporting characters and town are also well portrayed. Difficult subjects are well handled. I highly recommend this book.to any fan of Christian romance.
Rhonda Gothier
September 21, 2022
Wonderful heartwarming story. Love the two characters that are trying to fight their attraction to each other. That always makes for interesting reading to watch characters work through issues and fighting their feelings. Good read. I received a free copy of this book and am voluntarily leaving a review.

About the author

Melissa Storm loves a good cry. She believes, that whether happy or sad, tears have a way of cleansing the soul. Perhaps that's why her books have been known to make readers grab the nearest box of tissues and clutch it tight while visiting her fictional worlds. Hey, happily ever afters mean that much more when they're hard won, right?

As a New York Times and multiple USA Today bestselling author, Melissa is always juggling at least half a dozen new story ideas at any given time. She is married to fellow author Falcon Storm, mom to a precocious human princess, and keeper to an entire domestic zoo full of very spoiled cats and canines. Melissa is the owner of Novel Publicity, Whiskered Mysteries, and Arcane City. She also writes under the name Molly Fitz.

Are you ready to ride this emotional roller coaster? Just turn that first page, and hang on tight!

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