Book 2, Rosewood Bay Series
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She kept their child a secret. Can he give her a second chance and the happily ever after she’s always wanted?
Completing his newest renovation job is the chance Jake Nichols needs to prove himself to his mentor, to make his daughter proud, to feel like himself again after his divorce. He’s used to starting over. From troubled teen to successful contractor, sometimes it feels like starting over is all he’s ever done.
Discovering his first love is in charge of the project changes everything. Phoebe Ward. She’s not what he remembers. She’s better. Grown up, more beautiful than ever, and back in his life.
Phoebe is no stranger to starting over either. Her days in foster care and her life as a teenage mother taught her how to survive … despite the broken heart she still carries inside her. She thought she’d never see Jake Nichols again. Until a client meeting brings her face to face with her first love. A boy… now a sexy man she thought she’d never see again … and the father of her child.
After all these years, they finally have a chance to finish their story—if they can find their faith in a happy ending.
A Standalone Novel
First love - last love
Emotional and touching! I love these characters and how fate has them cross paths again. Truly romantic and heartwarming story.
A must read
Jake and Phoebe were in foster care together. After being discovered together, Jake was sent away and she was left with their unborn child. Phoebe was finally pulled out by her long list Aunt and 6 years later she runs into Jake. Can he accept his son, can they start over? Wonderful characters as always and they were well defined.
Second Chances are a Beautiful Thing
Second chances are a beautiful thing. In this story it’s a very beautiful thing. Carly Phillips tells this story of second chances between Jake and Phoebe effortlessly. It’s a bit of a slow burn romance. It needed to be especially considering their situation. Separated for twelve years and discovering they shared a child would make an instalove story a little far fetched.
A lot has happened to both Phoebe and Jake during their time apart. For Jake he has come to except his past and has worked hard to become a different man. For Phoebe things have worked out a lot differently. Whole Jake has found a way to bring down his walls, Phoebe has worked to keep them up.
I admired Jake’s persistence when it came to pursuing Phoebe. To make them what they should have been all along. Phoebe had a lot to work through and with Jake and her family’s help she was able to do so. Finally giving them and their family the HEA they deserved.
A story told at the perfect pace and with effortless ease. Breathe is one I will come back to again.