Despite her pretty face and winning personality, small-town waitress Kristina Rose Maher has never been kissed. Believing fairytales never happen for fat girls, she’s holed up that part of her heart. But when she needs weight loss surgery to treat her diabetes, Kristina Rose sees this as her chance to finally find a prince of her own.
Jeffrey Berkley’s life is all planned out, but Jeffrey can’t see himself following in his dad’s footsteps. Working as the diner’s cook, as much as he enjoys it, is delaying the inevitable.
But as Kristina’s absence from the diner where they both work grows longer, they’ll both find themselves questioning what—and who—they want in life. Will they learn to stand up for themselves to get their happily ever afters of their own?
Don’t miss the chance to lose your heart to Kristina Rose, Jeffrey, and the entire town of Sweet Grove in this moving saga of faith, hope, and love from a New York Times bestselling author.
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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.
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!