Prepare for New Beginnings: Romance Books About Starting Over
by Karen Green
This week we’re taking a look at romances that center on big changes. Sometimes these changes are planned and instigated and carried out with a purpose, and sometimes, just like in real life, they come as a surprise.
But of course, the focus of these stories is not what’s been torn down, but what’s being rebuilt.
Healed Under the Mistletoe by Amalie Berlin
Featuring a nurse with a positive outlook and doctor with a decidedly not positive outlook, the two nevertheless make a connection that helps lead them from past hurts and the pain of grief back to happiness—together.
Playing House by Ruby Lang
But in pretending to be a couple, they realize that they’ve also been avoiding the reality of recent job loss, divorce and other disappointments. Can they admit that it’s time for them to rebuild their own lives?
Stranded for the Holidays by Lisa Carter
Rancher Jonas lost his wife tragically, but when he shelters runaway bride, AnnaBeth, during a blizzard, he realizes that it may just be time to open his heart to the possibility of love once again.
The Secret Christmas Child by Lee Tobin McClain
Gabby has brought her infant daughter home with her as well and before she can start fresh, she must come clean about the reasons she left in the first place.
The Rancher’s Best Gift by Stella Bagwell
New starts, new challenges and a new chance with an old flame are in store for Matthew and Camille, but first they have to work together to get through a busy ranching season—without letting past hurts get in the way of a possible future.
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