Book Spotlight: Keepsake by Sarina Bowen
(True North #3)
by Sarina Bowen
Release Date: October 25, 2016
Rennie Road Books
Lark Wainright used to be fearless. She led her life as a series of adventures, each one more exhilarating than the last. But her last overseas adventure was one too many. She’s safe now, but her family is still consumed with worry and her nights are filled with terror.
When her best friend offers her a stay at the orchard in exchange for help at the farmers’ markets, Lark jumps into her little car and heads to Vermont. But her night terrors don’t stop. Desperate to keep her fragile state a secret, she relies on the most soft-spoken resident of the Shipley Farm to soothe her when her dreams prove too much.
Zachariah is a survivor, too. It’s been four years since he was tossed aside by the polygamist cult where he grew up. He’s found a peaceful existence on the Shipley’s farm. He’s good with animals, and he’s good with his hands. But getting thrown away by your own people at nineteen leaves a mark on a guy. He doesn’t always know what to make of a world where movie quotes are the primary means of communication. Before hitchhiking to Vermont, he’d never watched TV or spoken on the phone.
Actually, there are a lot of things he’s never done.
Zach and Lark slowly grow to trust one another. One night they become even closer than they’d planned. But Lark may still be too broken to trust anyone. When she pushes Zach away, he will have to prove to himself that he's good for more than farm labor.
Read my five-plus-starred review of Keepsake.
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About Sarina Bowen
She is the author of The Ivy Years, an award-winning series set amid the hockey team at an elite Connecticut college. Also, the Gravity series and a new Vermont contemporary romance series, True North.
With Elle Kennedy, Sarina is the author of Him and Us.
Sarina enjoys skiing, espresso drinks and the occasional margarita. She lives with her family, eight chickens, and more ski gear and hockey equipment than seems necessary.
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