From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Barbara Freethy, an emotional, heartwarming contemporary romance set in a California river town, featuring a returned Marine and the woman he never forgot. Ex-Marine Gabe Ryder is fulfilling the last request of his best friend Rob, who was killed in a firefight during their final days of service. He promised to help Robas familyaespecially Robas twin sister, Aliciaawith their struggling river rafting business. Gabe has a hidden past with Alicia, however; sheas the woman who taught him that love might exist, but he walked away from her. Alicia has more than enough on her plate with her brotheras death, her fatheras injury from a tragic rafting accident, the entire town turning against them, and a series of dangerous attacks on her business. She doesnat need this rugged loner who broke her heart. But passion flares between them, and this time, they canat walk away. Alicia canat help wondering: did Rob really send Gabe to watch over heraor did he want her to show Gabe the way home?Her gaze swept across the yard, noting the rafts in need of repair, the peeling paint on the building, the broken planks on the pier. They did need help, just not Gabea#39;s. He didna#39;t understand their business. It would have been different with Rob.
|Title||:||The Way Back Home|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2012-06-26|