For Sale By Owner

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McKenzie Forsberg is headed home. She's quit her big-city job to return to her roots in the small town of Lake Forest. Kenzi hopes to buy her childhood home from her brother, Tom, as a way of revisiting the peace and security she's been missing in her life. But soon she is shocked to discover that the house has a pending sale, and Tom won't budge from the sale—not even for his sister.

Handsome widower Jared Rawlins catches Kenzie's eye until she realizes that he's the one who is buying her house—but he can only close the deal if he sells his own house by Christmas Eve. Jared is more than a little interested in Kenzie but has second thoughts when it seems that she may be sabotaging the sale of his home.

Slippery feelings of animosity and distrust ensue, with both Jared and Kenzie denying the chemistry between them. But then an unexpected discovery about their connected past puts a new twist in the dynamic. Now, can they put their differences aside and come to terms on a relationship that could last forever?

Book Info

  • Original Title:For Sale By Owner
  • Author:
  • Rating:7.38 / 10
  • Genre:Romance
  • Language:English
  • ISBN:9781621088981
  • ASIN:-
  • Publisher:Published October 3rd 2016 by Covenant Communications, Inc.


Chapter One



The road shone like silver as the twin beams of the Camry’s headlights tracked over the wet interstate. As McKenzie Forsberg exited the freeway, butterflies rose in her stomach then crashed and burned. Had she made the right decision? Back at home in Chicago, it had seemed utterly right and sensible, but now all sorts of doubts were creeping in.

A sign loomed ahead, announcing they were entering the city of Lake Forest, Illinois—population 18,756. Kenzie glanced over at her daughter, Sara. “Still excited about moving here?”

“I thought we were just visiting.” Sara’s reply was muffled because she had her nose pressed against the window in order to stare at the brightly colored Christmas lights illuminating the houses they passed.

“Well, yes. We won’t move until after Christmas. You’re not worried, are you?” Moving cou...

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