So Grady Reynolds moved his family to small-town Pinecrest, Washington, hoping for a fresh start. Instead he found a reminder of the past: Maria Sanchez, his late wife's friend. Maria's life was busy, filled with mission trips and a job at her friend's charitable foundation.
Helping Grady regain his lost faith should have been fairly easy for her. After all, they were neighbors and coworkers. Except Grady wasn't ready to give or receive forgiveness...or love.
Merrillee Whren is the winner of the 2003 Golden Heart Award for best inspirational romance manuscript. She has been the recipient of the RT Reviewers’ Choice Award and the Maggie Award for Excellence. She is married and has two grown daughters. Visit her Web site at http://www.merrilleewhren.com or connect with her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/merrillee.whren.
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