Shannon’s 35, divorced, and the highlight of her day is getting to the coffee shop before the morning rush. She tells herself that’s fine, because she’s got two cats and a past filled with emotional abuse. But she might be ready to heal so she can retreat into the arms of a man she’s known for years…
Shannon Bell has been the owner’s assistant at Your Tidal Forever, a wedding planning service, for five years. She’s content in her single life and fearful of ever having an intimate relationship with a man due to previous abuse. She sees Jeremiah Yeates in line to get coffee every morning, and sure, he’s the drop-dead gorgeous doctor who works next door to her office.
But actually starting a relationship with him? Shannon’s not so sure about that.
For a year now, Jeremiah has timed his coffee runs so he can see Shannon. They’ve been friendly, but he doesn’t know how to take his flirty behavior to the next level—until she gets a flat tire in the parking lot and needs a ride to work. He’s being honored at an island-wide event for his counseling work with children, and he needs a date.
When he asks Shannon, she says yes, because Jeremiah has the perfect arms for a retreat…
The connection between Shannon and Jeremiah is undeniable. But he’s busy helping his aging parents with their yard work and dealing with his client load. Then the owner at Your Tidal Forever starts training Shannon to take over the whole business. Combined with her still-healing wounds from the past, can Shannon and Jeremiah make time for their island retreat? Or will their happily-ever-after go out with the tide?