Dreaming of Provence

· Once Again Book 1 · Redwood Valley Publishing LLC
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About this ebook

A deathbed promise could open the door to a promise of love.

When Julia Bellerman loses her husband to cancer, she’s cast adrift. For ten years, her whole life has been about caring for him. Now, before she can move on with her life, she must fulfill her husband’s deathbed wish to scatter his ashes in Provence. And to let Ryder Wilding go with her.


Ryder, her husband’s best friend. And the man she fell in love with a lifetime ago.


Ryder’s first mistake was walking away from Julia. His second mistake was marrying the wrong woman—a marriage that ended in a nasty divorce. He’s spent all the years since wrestling with the guilt of loving his best friend’s wife. Now Ryder must take Julia to Provence to scatter her husband’s ashes. He thought losing his best friend was painful, but keeping his hands off Julia will be the hardest thing he’s ever done.

Can love overcome grief and guilt to give them a second chance?

A later in life, friends to lovers holiday romance set in the beauty of Provence…


1 review
sing neon
June 24, 2021
I've never heard of Provence but author does an excellent job taking me along with Ryder & Julia, all the locales and explorations are very descriptive and seem so peaceful and freeing. This relationship dynamics is realistic and the way it is written is most unique, in my reading experience. It is obvious they belong together and most of the characters are very likeable, I do think Julia is a strong character but obviously naïve about most of the people that her life was so intricately entwined with. It's entertaining to read, heavy on the dramatic side though for someone in Julia's already overwhelming predicament but a very interesting series starter. 3 1/2* I received a free advanced copy of this book and voluntarily chose to read and leave a review.
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NY Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Skully is a lover of contemporary romance, bringing you poignant tales peopled with characters that will make you laugh and make you cry. Look for Jennifer’s series written with Bella Andre, starting with Breathless in Love, The Maverick Billionaires Book 1. Writing as Jasmine Haynes, Jennifer authors classy, sensual romance tales about real issues such as growing older, facing divorce, starting over. Her books have passion and heart and humor and happy endings, even if they aren't always traditional. She also writes gritty, paranormal mysteries in the Max Starr series. Having penned stories since the moment she learned to write, Jennifer now lives in the Redwoods of Northern California with her husband and their adorable nuisance of a cat who totally runs the household. Join her newsletter and receive FREE books, plus updates on contests and new releases, by going to jenniferskully.com.

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