NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER â€˘ When a single mom becomes an empty nester, she spreads her wings to rediscover herselfâ€”and her passionsâ€”in this heartwarming novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber.
Jenna Boltzâ€™s life is at a crossroads. After a messy divorce from her surgeon husband nearly twenty years ago, she raised her two children on her own, juggling motherhood with her beloved job as a Seattle intensive-care nurse. Now that Paul and Allie have gone to college and moved out, Jenna canâ€™t help but wonder what her future holds.
Her best friend, Maureen, is excited for Jennaâ€™s newfound independence. Now is the perfect time to finally book the trip to Paris theyâ€™ve been dreaming of since their college days. But when it comes to lifeâ€™s other great adventureâ€”datingâ€”Jenna still isnâ€™t sure sheâ€™s ready to let love in . . . until an unexpected encounter begins to change her mind.
When Jennaâ€™s elderly mother breaks her hip, Dr. Rowan Lancaster saves the day. Despite his silent, stoic exterior, Rowan is immediately smitten with Jenna. And even though Jenna is hesitant about becoming involved with another surgeon, she has to admit that sheâ€™s more than a little intrigued. But when Jennaâ€™s children approach her with shocking news, she realizes that she needs to have faith in love and embrace the unexpectedâ€”before the life she has always dreamed of passes her by.