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Caitriona Macleod gave up her career as an investigative reporter for the role of perfect wife. But after her husband is found dead in his mistress's bed, a devastated Cait leaves Chicago for the birthplace she hasn't seen since she was a child. She's hoping to heal and to reconnect with her gran. The last thing she expects to find in Gandiegow is the Sexiest Man Alive She just may have stumbled on the ticket to reigniting her career--if her heart doesn't get in the way.
Graham Buchanan is a movie star with many secrets. A Gandiegow native, he frequently hides out in his hometown between films. He also has a son he'll do anything to protect. But Cait Macleod is too damn appealing--even if she is a journalist.
Quilting with her gran and the other women of the village brings Cait a peace she hasn't known in years. But if she turns in the story about Graham, Gandiegow will never forgive her for betraying one of its own. Should she suffer the consequences to resurrect her career? Or listen to her battered and bruised heart and give love another chance?
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2014-04-07
- Reviewer: Staff
A reclusive movie star and heartbroken journalist form an unlikely pair in this alluring contemporary debut. Cait Macleod’s philandering husband died during sex with his mistress. Angry and grieving, Cait retreats to Gandiegow, Scotland, her childhood home, but she arrives to find that her charming cottage has burned down. When she goes next door for help, her neighbor turns out to be hunky actor Graham Buchanan. Cait is surprised to learn that he lives in Gandiegow, as do his son, Duncan, and grandson, Mattie. Cait accepts Graham’s offer to rent her a room at his pub, but she’s determined to prove her independence and rekindle her flagging career, so she decides to pitch an exclusive story about Graham to People magazine. As she falls in love with the people of the close-knit fishing community—including Graham, its favorite son—she must grapple with an apparent choice between romance and vocation. Griffin’s lyrical and moving debut marks her as a most talented newcomer to the romance genre. (June)