by Donna Alward
Purchased from Amazon
Published: February 7th 2017
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A kiss to last a lifetime
Aiden Gallagher was only five years old when he appeared in a photograph on the Kissing Bridge. The town of Darling, Vermont, has used Aiden’s image on the famed bridge—local legend has it that a kiss there results in everlasting love—as part of its tourism campaign. Now, twenty years later, Aiden is asked to recreate the moment with the woman he once kissed: Laurel Stone.
Recently divorced, there’s nothing Laurel wants less than to pretend happily-ever-after with Aiden. As teenagers, their romance was no fairy tale—and Laurel has never quite forgiven Aiden for breaking her heart. But now that she is back in her hometown, and keeps bumping into police officer Aiden, Laurel can’t deny that there’s still a strong flicker between her and her old flame. Could it be that the Kissing Bridge is working its magic on Laurel and Aiden—and that all true love ever needed was a second chance?
I am such a sucker for small town romances and this book by Ms. Alward hit all the right notes for me. I enjoyed the journey that the two main characters (Laurel Stone and Aiden Gallagher) went through to get their HEA in the end.
Laurel and Aiden have a history. Aiden has always had a thing for Laurel but after making a bad decision in regards to her when they were in high school, something Laurel could not forgive, they both moved on with their lives. That is until Laurel moved back to her hometown after her divorce. Now with trouble happing at her garden shop and with Aiden being a police officer. they are running into each other more and more.
This is a laid back, easy to enjoy story. As a start of a new series I am now eagerly anticipating the next book to see what happens next in this darling small town…