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Ryan is a sweet, independent woman who has been betrayed more times than any woman should. All she wants is a week of rest, relaxation and beach time at the shore...but life isn’t ever that easy, is it? A desire to stick her toes in the ocean leads her to a sandy situation she’ll need some help getting out of, and little does she know that sand will change her life forever.
Cody is a down-to-earth, all-around good guy who, for good reason, has been out of the dating scene for quite a while. While stopping to help a stranded woman on the side of the road, he starts feeling things his broken heart hasn’t felt in years. Will his chivalry lead him to the healing touch he so badly needs?
Their story is a roller coaster of emotion with broken hearts, lost loves, and friends long forgotten. In the end, will Ryan finally let go of her past and trust again? Will Cody open his injured heart once more to love?
[Ryan’s car just got stuck in the sand and Cody stops to offer some help]The driver rolled down the window and leaned his elbow against the door.
Oh, holy hell. Ryan’s eyes traveled from his muscular forearm resting on the door to his bicep that stretched the material of his black shirt, to his face. He wore a faded blue Chicago Cubs ball cap with sunglasses laying on the bill and he had small brown-haired curls that peeked out from underneath in the back. There was a permanent five o’clock shadow on his cheeks and chin, and soft milk chocolate colored eyes looked back at her.
“You need some help?” he asked.
Ryan was feeling more than a little awestruck. This man was … beautiful. And those eyes.
How could a person not get lost in those eyes?
“I’m sorry, what?”
S.E. Brown is a left-handed, dog-loving, Apple-touting girl that believes in true love. Raised in Northwest Wisconsin, the land of beer and brats and cheese, she’s lived in Metro Detroit for nearly 20 years and has her own furry baby, Siany.