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“Welcome to Westen. I’m Lorna Doone. Yep, spelled just like the cookie and I own the Peaches ‘N Cream Café here in Weston. You might think nothing much happens in a small mid-western town, but as my friend Harriett says, things aren’t always what they appear. Take our girl Emma for example…”

Emma Lewis has a lot on her plate. The single mother of two precocious twin boys and an aging mother who is having trouble getting through each day, the last thing Emma needs is a man in her life, especially a doctor. So when the town’s doctor goes on vacation and his handsome nephew takes over, Emma is shocked to not only find him standing in her bedroom, but accusing her of being a neglectful parent.

Clint Preston came to Westen for the year to fill in as the town doc while his uncle took a long needed vacation. Clint also needed a sense of peace and calm to try to find his passion for medicine burned out by long shifts in an urban hospital’s ER. Angered to find two boys in his clinic with broken wrists and no accompanying parent, he is determined to confront their mother. The feisty redhead he meets quickly dispels his belief that she’s a neglectful mother, but he can see her situation is more critical than she wishes to face and finds himself volunteering to help care for her sons and the remodeling of her home.

As Emma and Clint forge a relationship among the slightly off-beat characters that inhabit Westen a menace from Emma’s past threatens her and her sons. Clint and Emma join forces to prevent the loss of either boy and the love they’ve discovered in each other’s’ arms.

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4.2 / 5
Great book!
September 15th, 2015
The relationship of Emma's boys and mother were delightful and hilarious. I love a book with a cute town and a tight knit community . This book was that. Clint the doctor was a dream come true , a knight and shining armor . Emma mom bless her was very comical. This was my first book from this author. It won't be the last . Give it a try.
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This was a Good Book!
June 8th, 2015
I really like this book. I enjoyed finding out more about the main characters. I would like to read more about some of the characters in this Town.
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Close To Home
November 10th, 2014
Very good read. Good. Story line
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Believable happy ending.
November 6th, 2014
Great story with believable twists, not far fetched like some romance novels. She's a new author to me but definitely one I'll read again.
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Good story!
November 1st, 2014
Emma was so very lucky to escape her ex husband's class!
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Close to Home
October 25th, 2014
Enjoyed this book very much! The characters were very endearing! Would recommend this to anyone looking for a good sweet romance♥
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Close to home
June 9th, 2014
Love thid book could not put it down so romantic!!!
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