Seven years ago, Cambri Blaine fled her small hometown of Bridger, Colorado after her senior year ended in a fiasco. Only Jace Sutton knew the real reason why—that she was a spineless coward. Now, seven years later, her father’s been in an accident and needs help, and Cambri has no choice but to return home. So with trepidation, she takes a leave of absence from the landscape architecture firm where she works and boards a plane, hoping against hope that Jace is no longer around and that the past can stay where it belongs—in the past.
If only life worked that way.
Jace never expected to see Cambri again. After she’d led him on, bruised his heart, and left town without a backward glance, he was forced to pick up the pieces and try not to hate her for it. Eventually, he put it behind him and moved on, creating a life for himself in his beloved hometown. But now that Cambri is back and looking more beautiful and sophisticated than ever, some of those old feelings resurface, and Jake instinctively knows, for the sake of his heart, that he needs to avoid her at all costs.
If only it were that easy.
We first met Jace in Silver Linings, where he was dating Eden but their relationship didn't seem like it was the best for either one of them. Eden wound up with his buddy, Drew, and as you can imagine, they're not currently close like they used to be. The Prologue starts 10 months later, and Jace is looking to purchase a home that reminds him of a girl he couldn't seem to get out of his system.
Chapter One starts five months after the Prologue, with Cambri coming to town. It doesn't take long to find out that she's the girl that Jace loved all those years ago. She's come back to town to help her grumpy father who just had a heart attack. She's a landscape architect living in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is appalled at the condition of her father's yard. She heads over to the hardware store, where she runs into Jace, who happens to own it. Things are a bit awkward between them and as the book progresses, we find out why. Cambri likes to run away and, after Jace stirs up some old feelings inside her, she is ready to run again at her first opportunity.
This is another fun read! I liked Cambri and Jace together. It was nice to see him in a relationship that was more suited for him. There is a scene with Eden and Drew, where Jace showed his maturity in being happy for them even though he felt empty inside. It was also fun to get a glimpse of Eden and Drew and see how they're doing.
I liked watching Cambri's growth as she realized what she really wanted in life and decided to take a chance. Cambri's dad and Jace's grandpa added a lot to the story and were fun to read about. We also got to meet Lydia, Jace's sister, and we'll get her story next in Lost and Found. I'm looking forward to it!
My Rating=5 Stars
*I received a copy from the tour host for review. My opinion is 100% my own.*
A USA Today bestselling author, Rachael Anderson is the mother of four and is pretty good at breaking up fights, or at least sending guilty parties to their rooms. She can’t sing, doesn’t dance, and despises tragedies. But she recently figured out how yeast works and can now make homemade bread, which she is really good at eating.
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