Reviews - Contemporary

Garrett is an amputee resulting from an incident in Afghanistan and uses a prosthetic device from the right knee down. He dwells on all the things he can no longer do and often finds himself at the bottom of a bottle. He is living with his parents, trying to transition into civilian life when he rescues Harry, a horse intended for the slaughterhouse.

Sawyer and Betzy have been best friends their whole lives, secretly crushing on one another for years. Ten years after Sawyer moves across the country, Betzy finds herself the subject of a horrible magazine article and enlists her best friend to help negate the accusations.

Gina packed up her life after her father’s death and moved to Glenville in order to help her mother and siblings. What she did not expect was to fall in love with the small town and its people. Owen lives his life in Phoenix, running his own law practice and staying away from his family as much as possible.

Peaches is the head chef and manager of the Salty Goat. The restaurant is successful but she wants the owner to expand and she is in charge of creating a one-of-a-kind dessert for the Antero Brewpub opening. Needless to say, she has a lot on her plate. When Colin Brooks walks into her restaurant, things get even more complicated.

Twenty-five-year-old Francine “Franny" Dawson has a lot going for her. She is the owner of a successful business, the Sweet Spot bakery. She's healthy, young, and embarking on a new plan to open up possibilities for her personal life in friendship and romance. The return of her estranged best friend from childhood undercuts her confidence.

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