The Gentle Patriot
It was love at first glance for Mack Quinn, but Sariah Udy has scars that not even this gentle giant can heal. Sariah Udy has been staring at, and falling in love with, Mack Quinn every game of the Patriots’ winning season, but she knows she could never date someone perfect like him. Sariah has deformities and heartache that she covers with her long hair and lots of humor. When Mack pursues her across the country, can she trust him with her heart, and her sad past?
Tess Dixon never stays in one place long. A fairly successful songwriter, she travels from town to town to experience life, but what she doesn’t tell anyone is that she’s escaping her painful past. When a chance to stay on set to write songs while a movie is being filmed brings her near Cinnamon Bay, North Carolina, she jumps on board. When a local woman overhears her conversation about a mishap with a living situation, she doesn’t hesitate to hand Tess an ad. Curiosity leads her to the family’s door.