Beckett Montgomery is an architect set to remodel the historic, and rumored haunted, hotel in Boonsboro. Though most of his time is spent reminiscing over beer and pizza, he soon rekindles fond memories when a long lost crush moves back to town.
A widow, Clare Brewster is also the mother of three, and the new manager of the Boonsboro bookstore. She's new again to her hometown, and though she'd like to get out, she just doesn't have much time, that is, except to peek at the inn across the street, and the man behind its remarkable transformation.
As the doors of the inn are ready to welcome visitors, Beckett is pleased to give Clare the first look. It may not be a first date, but it could be the beginning of something more. That is, if Clare is also willing to let down a few walls in her heart...
Nora Roberts was born in 1950. She is a writer of over two hundred and nine romance novels, many reaching best seller status. She has written as J. D. Robb for the In Death series, and also as Jill March for others. She has been inducted into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame. She was the youngest and only daughter of five children. Though born in Maryland, both her parents are Irish, and she considers herself an "Irish woman, through and through".
The historic hotel in BoonsBoro, Maryland, has endured war and peace, changing hands, even rumored hauntings. Now it's getting a major facelift from the Montgomery brothers and their eccentric mother. As the architect of the family, Beckett's social life consists mostly of talking shop over pizza and beer. But there's another project he's got his eye on: the girl he's been waiting to kiss since he was 15.... Download and start listening now!