Brook Hollow wasn't enough for Kira MacGregor, who abandoned it for Boston years ago. She never planned to come back—until her best friend, Jake McKenna, tells her he’s dying.
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Jake has always loved Kira, but he loves Brook Hollow just as much. He wouldn't leave, and she wouldn't come home. When he faces a frightening diagnosis, he tells her the truth. But the worst doesn't happen—and Kira doesn’t love him back.
Or so she thinks. Now that he's drawn her attention to it, she wonders if her feelings are deeper than she knew and returns to Brook Hollow for an extended but temporary stay. Back in Jake's life, she knows she was wrong. She does love him, and she's willing to give up everything to be his. Except it's too late. Jake's moved on...and is about to get married.
NOTE: This book was originally published in 2005. This is an updated reissue, but the story has not substantially changed. All author proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to support hospice organizations.
Books in the Brook Hollow Brides trilogy:
(These are stand-alone stories.)
Kira’s Best Friend
Brianna’s Navy SEAL