Sofia Mercer may have been sick as a teen, but she’s no delicate flower. And she’s proven it by making it on her own and starting a new life away from the town that turned against her, away from the boy who broke her already fragile heart. But when her aunt Luz dies unexpectedly, leaving Sofia with a mountain of regrets and the keys to a quirky boutique, Sofia has no choice but to return to Cape Cod. Only, this new life in her old town comes with complications.
Burke Wolf was Sofia’s first love—a relationship that burned bright and went up in flames. Seeing him again, Sofia can’t help but get caught up in that all-too-familiar tornado of passion and pain. He’s battled his own demons—that much is clear. But Sofia can’t afford to be careless with her heart . . . and loving Burke again might just break it completely.
- Original Title:Meant to Be Mine (Guilty Pleasures #1)
- Author:Lisa Marie Perry
- Rating:7.26 / 10
- Publisher:Published August 30th 2016 by Forever
Mother Nature’s a tease.”
A snap of lightning revealed itself, then vanished so quickly that it held no color, no discernible shape. There was no cry of thunder to punctuate it. Only a spark, there and gone in a blink.
So swiftly that the congregation of mourners, with their heads bent and expressions brushed with quiet grief, didn’t glance up to acknowledge the bolt that had struck so low in the early-evening sky that it very well could’ve tasted the ocean.
Sofia Mercer couldn’t argue with her friend/dry-humor dispenser’s assessment. “The best tease there is.” Her focus traveled past the hilltop cemetery and its canopy of trees—trees that offered no real protection from the elements and left everyone vulnerable to the assault of wind—to the deep gray water in the distance. Waves danced, swayed, collided. Her chest ached, not with the bite o...