Image of Almost Perfect (Fool's Gold, Book 2)

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Image of Almost Perfect (Fool's Gold, Book 2)
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One woman’s lie has kept a child from his father in the intense second installment of Mallery’s Fool’s Gold series. Emotions run raw and deep in this story that explores flawed characters and the events that can either tie them together or drive them apart. While there is less humor in this book than others in Mallery’s bibliography, the author tackles important themes with an abundance of warmth, caring and romantic passion. Guaranteed to touch your heart!

Liz Sutton left town a a pregnant teenager, hurting from the apparent betrayal of her lover Ethan Hendrix. Five years later Liz returned to tell Ethan of his son. Liz never saw Ethan herself, but told his wife about the child and then received a cold letter — ostensibly from Ethan — disavowing Tyler. Tyler is now 11 and Liz, a successful author, gets an e-mail from her niece informing her that Liz’s brother is in prison, his children abandoned by their stepmother. Liz and Tyler head right back to Fool’s Gold to do what’s right and care for the girls. When Ethan learns about Tyler’s existence he is enraged and devastated. Can these two ever manage to overcome the chasm that’s come between them? (HQN, Jul., 384 pp., $7.99)
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