About the Book
Widower Matt Wilmot is an excavator by trade, but with his three rambunctious young sons making trouble all over town, he may not have what it takes to dig them out on his own.
The boys' antics have earned them a riotous reputation in their small town of Cedar Mills. When Matt's former mother-in-law, a powerful lawyer and judge, threatens to sue for custody, Matt’s sure she means it.
Enter Matt’s new neighbor, Elle Drake. She’s made a successful career for herself as an artist and potter, but after a disastrously public break-up with her NFL-player ex-husband, she’s back in Cedar Mills to lick her wounds and set her roughed-up self-image to rights.
After Matt's oldest son causes damage in Elle’s yard, her common-sense approach forces the boy to take responsibility for his actions—and gives Matt the wake-up call he desperately needs.
Initially adversarial, attraction grows between Matt and Elle as they get to know one another. Matt appreciates Elle's effect on his sons, and when he gets cornered into having a Sunday breakfast with Elle and the boys, he has fun for the first time in...well, he can't remember when.
Everything changes when Elle hears the boys’ grandmother berating Matt in public and threatening to take the boys. She defuses the situation by pretending to be Matt's fiancée and the boys' future stepmother. When Matt decides it's a brilliant plan and kisses her to seal the deal, Elle knows he's crazy. But he's also sweet, funny, engaging, sexy and strong, which isn't exactly a bad thing!
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About the Author
Born into poverty, Ruth Logan Herne is the mother of six and grandmother to thirteen. She and her husband, Dave, live on a small farm in upstate New York. She works full time but carves a few hours each day to write the kind of stories she likes to read, filled with poignancy, warmth and delightful characters. She is 2011 award winner from the American Christian Fiction Writers.
In her latest release, award-winning author Ruth Logan Herne has written a beautiful story that both inspires and touches the heart. More Than a Promise is a tender story about families, loss, struggles, forgiveness, faith, and love. With her relatable characters and beautiful small-town story, readers will love and not be able to put down this novel that touches a place deep in the soul, changing those that read it. This family and Christian-centered story is both humorous, as well as teaches life changing lessons and leave readers pondering their own lives and wanting to become better people. I recommend this novel to readers that enjoy family-centered contemporary-romance fiction.
Genre: contemporary, inspirational, romance, Christian
Publisher: Franciscan Media
Publication date: March 18, 2016
Number of pages: 292
Content Rating: G
Book Rating: 5 stars
A review copy of this book was provided by Franciscan Media.
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