Matt Jarreau, a young man who is a Hockey Legend in his home town of Rosebud PA. His story is a sad one. Matt fell in love and married and within a short time his wife was diagnosed with cancer and died. Matt, heartbroken, has all but given up, in fact, he really just stopped living. He has no social life to speak of, but he works very hard and does an excellent job, especially when it comes to restoring houses. He has NO DESIRE to date anyone ever, that is, until he meets Kate. But, if he can keep declining those dinner offers from Kate and Gran, he won't even have to wonder about the adorable red head who is so persistent! Gran has made one thing clear to Kate before she ever met him... Our Contractor, Matt Jarreau, is a HUNK! I would totally have to agree with Gran! :)
Gran is PRECIOUS! Having moved home to Rosebud, she is able to reconnect with her childhood friends, whom she calls "the girls." These ladies are just a hoot! Gran is witty and wise I think you will love her to pieces! I sure did!
I had never heard of author Becky Wade, but this is her debut novel, so I don't think she will be an unknown author for long I simply cannot wait to read her next book! If you are looking for a great book, My Stubborn Heart, is just that and much more!!
Thank you CFBA for allowing me this complimentary book in exchange for my honest review! It is a ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥'s from Heart of a Bookworm!!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Becky Wade is a graduate of Baylor University. As a newlywed, she lived for three years in a home overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, as well as in Australia, before returning to the States. A mom of three young children, Becky and her family now live in Dallas, Texas.
ABOUT THE BOOK
This summer author Becky Wade makes her CBA debut with a fun -- and funny -- contemporary romance. Amidst the light-hearted banter and laugh-out-loud moments is a compelling spiritual journey of one woman's choice to listen to God and wait on him. Filled with humor and authentic romance, My Stubborn Heart is shaping up to be the hit of the summer.
Kate Donovan is burned out on work, worn down by her dating relationships, and in need of an adventure. When Kate's grandmother asks Kate to accompany her to Redbud, Pennsylvania, to restore the grand old house she grew up in, Kate jumps at the chance.
Yet, she discovers a different kind of project upon meeting the man hired to renovate the house. ;Matt Jarreau is attractive and clearly wounded -- hiding from people, from God, and from his past. Kate can't help but set her stubborn heart on bringing him out of the dark and back into the light... whether he likes it or not.
If you would like to read the first chapter of My Stubborn Heart, go HERE.