Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Harvest Wishes Tour and Giveaway


Harvest Wishes
Starlight Inn Book 1
by Jessica Anne Renwick
Genre: Sweet Romance

When sparks fly, will they relight an old flame or leave her life in ashes?

A failed marriage. No job. A looming court date to face her abusive ex-husband. Worst of all, she’s had to move back in with her parents. But just when Madison Talbot thinks things can’t get any worse, she bumps into her high school sweetheart—literally. Romance is the last thing Madison needs, especially with the man who once left her high and dry—so she keeps telling herself.

Dylan Stewart returned to Cedar Lake to be with his family after an unimaginable tragedy and is set on staying for good. When Madison moves back to town, he’s got one more reason to make his work-from-home arrangement stick. As the guy who broke her heart first, can he help her see him in a new light?

After reconnecting over festival planning at the Starlight Inn, old feelings between them spark to a flame. But between family meddling and the wounds from Madison’s traumatic past, the ties between them soon begin to unravel.

Can these two learn to face the world together, or are they doomed to repeat their past mistakes?

A storm of emotions roiled inside him. What was he supposed to say? I was in love with you, and it scared me. Instead of turning to you when I needed support, I pushed you away because I was ashamed and terrified of my own feelings? No, he couldn’t add more emotional turmoil to her plate. Not after everything she’d been through.

Madison, I’m sorry. There’s no excuse. But I am really, really sorry.”

He reached out and grabbed her hand. To his horror, she flinched and reared backward, a panicked look on her face.

Oh, no—” he let go of her and held up his hands, the realization of what he’d done slamming into him. “I didn’t mean to—” he swallowed. “I’d never hurt you.”

She closed her eyes, her hand on her chest. She took a deep breath. “It’s okay. I know that. Just, it was a reaction. I guess. I’m not used to—I’m sorry.”

The desire to wrap her in his arms to comfort her flamed even higher throughout him. She’d never been skittish before. And now here she was, trembling in fear at the thought of being touched by a man. What had Jamie done to her?

You have nothing to apologize for,” he said, searching for the right words. “We both keep saying sorry. How about we start over?”

A small smile crossed her lips, and her shoulders relaxed. “You’re right. Starting over.” She paused, her gaze lingering on his. “Hey, Dylan, it’s been a while. How are you?”

Dylan forced a grin. “Apparently so full of remorse I might burst. But other than that, I couldn’t be better.”

He wanted to say more. To tell her that being alone with the most beautiful woman in the world was the reason he couldn’t be better. But he bit his tongue, afraid he’d scare her again. Instead, he held out his hand for her to shake.

          She tilted her head and placed her hand in his. To his surprise, instead of shaking it, she squeezed his fingers and stepped close. The smell

 of citrus mingled with smoke from the campfire wafted over him. She glanced up at him and took a deep breath. “Well, if we’re starting fresh, 

then I think we should free ourselves of all this guilt.”

Jessica is an award-winning author who writes cozy stories with themes around friendship, family, and of course--romance! All of her romance books are sweet and clean. If small towns and happily-ever-afters are your cup of tea, then check out her Starlight Inn series!

She enjoys a hot cup of tea, gardening, animals, consuming an entire novel in one sitting, nerding out with video games, and real-life mountain adventures. Jessica resides in Alberta, Canada on a cozy urban homestead with her loving partner, fluffy backyard farm dogs, four chickens, and an enchanted garden.

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