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After a decade-long absence, Allison Cramer returns to her childhood home to pay tribute to a former teacher. Years of excelling in all of her classes, and pursuing a doctorate at MIT should give her an abundance of confidence and pride. When she realizes that the insecure, 16-year-old bookworm she's tried to bury is still only skin-deep, she must take a hard look at herself. Coming back may open her eyes to what her heart has always wanted.
Shane Taggart has seen more tragedy before his 21st birthday than most people experience in a lifetime. Taking the responsibility of the world on his shoulders has become a way of life. There is no room for fun and socializing, until his head is turned by a vague high school memory with blonde hair and a pile of books.
Letting go of the past while being immersed in it may be the only way Alley and Shane can move forward. Leaving behind the childhood images of who they were, they discover that seeking individual dreams can be attained through the strength found in each other, and that love may be the greatest influence of all.
©2017 Peggy L Henderson (P)2017 Peggy L Henderson
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By WildfireJane on 07-20-17

Wonderful Story

I loved this book. The author, Peggy L. Henderson brings up those insecurities most of us face sometime in our lives and I was drawn into the story. As always, Cody Roberts narrates this story with the true talent he has with his wonderful voice. I'm so glad this is book one as I'm looking forward to more of Peggy & Cody's books.

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By Amazon Customer on 09-25-17

a contemporary romance from Peggy l henderson

I loved this story! I am a fan of the author's other books which are time travel and/or set in the past and I usually don't read or like contemporary romances so I wasn't too sure if I would like it but this book made me change my mind about contemporary romances (at least by this author). I loved it which just proves that good writing and good storytelling is good writing and good storytelling no matter what time period it is set in. I love the fact that the Taggart name is familiar (Shane's ancestors are in some of Peggy other books but you don't need to have read them to understand this stands alone.) Cody Roberts as the narrator is excellent! his voice is wonderful to listen to and he puts just the right drama and emotion in narrating the story without being overly dramatic or cheesy. I highly recommend this audible book. it is a great listen!

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