Falling for traveling musician Owen Lawry over the summer, Laura McCarthy finds their growing bond tested when her estranged husband refuses to grant her a divorce and they must fight for their love as the seasons change.
His idea of permanence is the VW van that takes him from one gig to the next . . .
Owen Lawry has made a living as a traveling musician and enjoys his footloose and fancy free lifestyle. But since meeting Laura McCarthy and helping her land a job at his grandparents’ hotel on Gansett Island, Owen has decided there’s something to be said for a roof over his head—and a warm, sexy woman in his bed.
Laura, a newlywed who discovered that her husband never quit dating, came to Gansett for her cousin’s wedding. She didn’t plan to stay—until she met Owen, and took on the renovations at the dilapidated Sand & Surf Hotel. Owen and Laura’s attraction simmers over the coming months—but as they take baby steps toward love, their growing bond is tested when Laura’s estranged husband refuses to grant her a divorce. As summer turns to autumn, will they find a way to keep the fire burning in their hearts, even as a chill fills the air? . . .