At Jane Collins’ five-year high school reunion party in small town Evergreen, Washington, bad boy and law school wanna-be Chet Barton surprises Jane by rescuing her from an assault. Although she is intrigued by Chet, her guardian Bert doesn’t trust the young man with the bad reputation.
Jane’s life becomes even more challenging when Bert is diagnosed with stomach cancer. Through his long decline, Chet and Jane begin to plan a life together, hoping for Bert’s and his parents’ blessings. But when Jane finds her mother’s diary and discovers dark and disturbing secrets, her dreams for the future are shattered.
How can Chet convince Jane that they can still marry, despite past evils that haunt both their families?
About Kate Vale (Bellingham, Washington Author)
Kate Vale lives in the beautiful fourth corner of northwestern Washington state. She enjoys the slower pace of a small city located between Vancouver BC, and Seattle WA.
Her contemporary women's fiction novels--whether single title or the series'-- reflect the many different careers she has experienced and explores the numerous crises that confront real men and women in today's complicated world.
Helping her characters get to a happily-ever-after is a continuing goal.