By Christina Skye
Grace Lindstrom has her fiancé throughout 3 continents, starry-eyed and entire of goals. but if he dies in a aircraft crash, Grace discovers that their existence jointly used to be the harshest type of lie—and swears to by no means lose herself to that sort of affection back. till one evening, while an opportunity come upon leads her to the type of guy she's regularly dreamed of—and the deep kin ties she's by no means known.
Noah McKay is familiar with he can't supply Grace any type of future—not while he spends each day placing his existence at the line. but if Grace's grandfather without notice falls unwell and she's known as domestic to the small island city the place she grew up, he realizes he can't stay with no her. Aided by means of solid knitting, sturdy chocolate and deep friendship, Grace is slowly studying to belief again—but can she learn how to love a guy whose secrets and techniques run so deep?
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A Home by the Sea by Christina Skye