Eden and her young son Micah are on the run, going by new names and starting over in a new town. Micah hasn't spoken a word since the event that sent their life reeling, and put them on the run.
They find a refuge in Summer Harbor, working for Beau Callahan, a Christmas Tree farm owner, caring for his injured aunt. Beau bonds with Micah, and wonders what the woman he knows only as Kate is running from. Will he be able to help them escape the nightmares of their past?
To say that relationships are a bit complicated would be terrific understatement. There are multiple characters, and quite a bit going on, with all of the Beau's brothers who I believe we will be seeing much more of in future books. Throughout the book I couldn't help feeling like things just would never go Paige's way, she is such a sweet young woman, but the timing is all wrong for her right now.
Beau's aunt is quite character, and one of the funniest, and most interesting. I often found myself frustrated though by Beau's indecision, I mean I can see the reasoning, yet it would have been nice if he was more assertive. I did like the dialogue though, and the way that he bonded with Micah and Eden, and how their friendship developed.
Overall, slow to start, but a good if slightly complicated read. I loved the setting and how little Micah was actually a very expressive child, even though he chose not to talk. A complex storyline sure to thrill fans of Ms. Hunter's previous novels.
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