As he approaches his twenty-ninth birthday, Jake Cantrell feels that his life has completely stalled. Saddened and disappointed by the failure of his marriage to Amy, his childhood sweetheart, wanting to put more distance between them and needing to concentrate on his new business, Jake moves to another town: Kent, Connecticut.
A brilliant and imaginative electrical engineer who has an extraordinary talent for creating special lighting effects, Jake becomes involved with an amateur theatrical group in his spare time. At the first meeting of the group, Jake encounters Maggie Sorrell, an attractive charming woman, who is soon to be forty-four years old. Maggie, an interior designer, works with Jake on the sets of the play. Little does Jake know on the night of their introduction that he has just come face-to-face with his destiny and is about to set out on a journey of his life.
Maggie has recently moved from Chicago to Kent, after her lawyer husband left her for a younger woman. Divorced and painfully out of touch with her two grown children, Maggie hopes to start life anew in Kent.
In the process of renovating an old farmhouse for a client, Maggie hires Jake to be the electrical contractor. Working together on a daily basis and watching the old farmhouse transform into a warm , enduring home, they fall in love. Ahead lie obstacles'the fifteen-year difference in their ages, Amy's sudden illness and her reluctance to divorce Jake. And Maggie's own inner turmoil. But together they ultimately overcome the odds and find happiness in another town.
A touching and moving story, this dramatic and inspiring page turner is a rare offering from the pen of a bestselling novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford....Continua