For young widow Evie Bennett, moving forward will mean deciding what to leave behind . . . and what to keep.
Widowed at the age of twenty-five when her firefighter husband was killed in the line of duty, Evie Bennett has spent the last thirteen years raising their son, Cody, in the close-knit community of Banister Falls. As the women’s ministry director of her church, Evie encourages women to boldly pursue God’s plan for their future . . . while she is content with her memories of the past. But Evie’s well-ordered life begins to change when she meets Jack Vale.
As Evie gets drawn into Jack’s world—a world that isn’t as safe and predictable as the one she’s worked so hard to create—he challenges her to open her eyes to the problems in the community . . . but will Evie open her heart to love again?
Because even though Jack isn’t anything like her late husband, he just might be everything she needs.
I kept hearing how good this book was so I had to read it for myself. I have to say I wasn’t disappointed. This book is full of deep and meaningful layers.
Kathryn tackles some interesting subjects that challenges even the reader to take a look at the needs around our own communities.
My heart went out to Evie as her son leaves her home and she is left wondering what to do with herself. It doesn’t take her long to fill her time with meaningful things.
Jack is a strong and rugged hero who the reader will easily come to adore.
I did have trouble keeping the many characters in this story straight and their relationship to each other but once I got a handle on them it was all good.
Overall a very good read that was different then when I expected in a very good way.
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A copy of this book was given to me through Netgalley.com in exchange for an honest review.