A choice, a tragedy, and life-altering consequences…

When Rena Dunigan flees New York City and her dream of becoming a Broadway
performer, she returns to her hometown harboring a life-altering secret and the
shame of a shattered past. When her friend talks her into helping build a house
through the local Shelter the Homeless program, Rena meets Cody and his
mischievous Saint Bernard. Cody is dealing with a devastating loss of his own,
yet his gentleness and patience melt Rena’s resolve never to trust-or to

But what will Cody think when he learns the consequences of Rena’s past?
Will he reject her, or can she trust that love will heal hurting hearts and
forever bind them together?

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About The Author

Mary Manners is an award-winning author of inspirational romance who lives in the beautiful foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee with her husband and teen-aged daughter. She is a member of the Romance Writers of America and Smoky Mountain Romance Writers. During the school year, she teaches middle-schoolers reading and Algebra.

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