THE VINEYARD OF HOPES AND DREAMS
THE VINEYARD OF HOPES AND DREAMS (4.5) by Kathleen O’Brien: Having returned home for the funeral of her abusive father and to sell the run-down family winery, Hayley Watson runs into Colby Malone, the wealthy boy who abandoned her when she was a teen pregnant with his child. Colby always regretted his actions toward Hayley. He is thrilled to find her again after many years of searching and determined to make things right with the woman he’s always loved. O’Brien does an excellent job depicting character emotions and motivation. Both Hayley’s and Colby’s sorrow ring true, as does Hayley’s anger over the past.