The wonderful Seasons of the Heart series continues with romance, laughter, new characters and some familiar ones. Rogers continues to share that everyone gets a second chance at happiness, no matter what their past holds.
Abigail Monroe has come to Porterfield for a new start and to be near her brother and his wife. At 25, with no suitor, she believes she would have become a lonely spinster back in Connecticut. When she sprains her ankle she meets the handsome new doctor in town, Elliot Jensen. She wants to get to know him better, but he does not seem interested. Elliot is smitten but is afraid to fall in love; his past tragedy has left him bitter and afraid. When Abigail is rescued by the deputy sheriff, Elliot’s feelings go into overdrive, but he’s not sure he can compete with the deputy and his hero status. How will Abigail make the right choice between these two men? (REALMS, Jan., 304 pp., $13.99)