Luck of the Draw

Luck of the Draw  A Betting on Romance Novel ~ Book 1 


“…a heartwarming story of self-discovery, finding the passions in life, and a pleasantly unexpected luck of the draw at getting a second chance at romance.” Kathleen, Jersey Girl Book Reviews

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~ Read the first chapter here. ~

If only life had a refresh button…

Kate Mitchell never planned to be a 31 year-old widowed single mom, but when her soon-to-be-EX husband up and dies, her dreams of finishing college and starting over are thrown in the air like a game of ‘52 pick-up.’ When she’s given a leave of absence from work and told to “quit or recommit,” Kate retreats to idyllic Sugar Falls, New Hampshire, to figure out whether she can discover her passion and pay the bills. Cue the fresh air, summer sunshine and one sexy local contractor.

Tall, dark, and handy…

Jim photo shoot

Volunteer fireman and all-around hunky guy in a toolbelt, Jim Pearson, has sworn off complicated women with messy baggage. They cling to his nice-guy stability and skills with a power saw just long enough to straighten out their lives and move on… but then he meets the cute single mom staying at Grams’ lake house for the summer.

While a sizzling attraction draws them together, Jim’s distrust of complicated women and Kate’s incredibly complicated life threaten to pull them apart.  But forces beyond their control—match-making grandmothers, the lazy backdrop of summer, and their own reckoning with the past—conspire to make them risk it all… and bet on love.
*** Mild sexual content; Mild language; No violence ***
He arrived the next morning

Luck of the Draw 
Release Date: August 2014
Digital ISBN:978 0 9904815 0 8
Print ISBN: 978 0 9904815 1 5
Five Oaks Books

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