Laura Hartes life changes forever the night her mother is killed in a car accident. Her dying declaration sends Laura to a stash of information that proves the father she thought died before her birth never existed. Her real father had married another woman and made a family across the country in Louisiana. He too is gone, but now this other family is about to find out about Laura.
Olivia Jardine thinks her new granddaughter might be the answer to her current troubles. The Princess, the family owned hotel that Olivia won on a bet sixty years ago, is in financial trouble. Josh Logan wants nothing more than to buy back the hotel his grandfather had lost. To do so, he accepts a deal with Oliviaand will be given one shot at owning the hotel himself.
Ms. Hingle delivers a fun read in a story of change and acceptance. She will delight readers with her skill at storytelling in this charmer. (Aug., 384 pp., $5.99)