Heart of the Matter: A Havenport Romance

Ruth A.

Following the death of her beloved grandmother, Cookie, Addyson finds herself ensconced in her grandmother’s mansion, searching through her possessions, and talking to her grandmother’s spirit. Between crying jags, Addyson thinks of her own life and that of her grandmother. Both were psychologists and liked nothing more than to help the patients who came to them. When Addy comes across a mysterious picture in the family Bible, she sets out to discover who the mystery man with Cookie and her Aunt is. When a stranger appears on her doorstep with the same photograph, they embark on a quest to find the answers to the past.

Ruth A. Casie weaves a story that provides mystery, romance, and relatable characters that readers can’t help but root for. The deaths of Addy’s grandmother and Ethan’s uncle are sad and heartbreaking, but provide the catalyst for their story to truly begin. The romance and mystery between Addy and Ethan as well as Cookie and Ben will have readers on the edge of their seats in anticipation. Ms. Casie sends the reader on a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows as Addy and Ethan work to unravel the mystery of their dearly departed relatives. This book is well-written, emotionally wrenching, and satisfyingly delicious.  This is a clean romance and gives the reader all the “feels” desired in a romantic story without the nitty-gritty. The author ties up the story in a neat bow of heartfelt emotion, satisfaction of a mystery solved, and a promise for a wonderful future!

Carly Fulmer