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Today, I’d like to tease you with another snippet from most recent book “Echoes of the Past”. There’s so much backstory to this book, I am just glad it’s back on the shelves, and I hope you’ll enjoy the little teasers over the next few weeks.
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Connor was struck by the intensity of his father’s words. I have Connor here. It was the way they were spoken, and the emotions behind them that confused him. Was there a bit of belonging or appreciation? Or did Connor read something into it when there wasn’t anything?
He watched Emily taking off the blanket. She waited patiently as Jack had another bout of coughing fits.
“Jack, did you take your medication this morning?” she asked.
He waved her off with his hand. “Nah, I’m sick of them. They’re making me drowsy and nauseous.”
“They don’t help,” Jack interrupted. “They delay the obvious. I wanna have a clear mind when I discuss matters with Connor.”
“You shouldn’t skip on the medication,” she persisted. “They help—”
“She’s not only as pretty as her mother, but just as stubborn,” Jack said with a grin.
Connor noticed his father’s long sigh. It seemed even talking was an effort for him nowadays. There were so many questions about the illness, but also the medication he was obviously refusing.
“He’s even taken on the pommy accent. My own son has a pommy accent,” Jack told Emily as she checked his temperature.
She turned to look at Connor and gave him a smile. “I suppose it’s been a while since you moved to England.”
“He was seven.”
Emily placed her hand on her chest and with exaggeration replied, “Oh, I remember. I was heartbroken for days.”
Connor cocked a brow. “Days?”
When Connor Walsh, a business lawyer in London, receives news that his estranged father is terminally ill, he returns to Fermosa Bay, a little coastal town in Australia. With the memories of his childhood years tucked away in the back of his mind, he finds his father and kindergarten friends rallying around to remind him of the past. But he’s unprepared for the growing attraction he feels for Emily, and it doesn’t take long for Connor to feel regret that his life could have been so much different.
Emily Bradshaw has waited for over twenty years to see Connor again. And although he can’t remember her, let alone their first kiss, her childhood crush is still in full swing. Eager to pick up where they left off as children, she’s determined to enjoy the short time he is in Fermosa Bay, accepting her heart will break when he returns to his life in London.
Will the echoes of the past lure him into staying in Fermosa Bay?
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Mat is a sexy, tattooed New Zealander with a strong sense of family and duty and Tiffany is a woman with a past that continues to haunt her. Can Mat help her overcome her demons and move on with the next phase of her life? Come for the romance and stay for the breathtaking scenery. (5 star review)
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12 thoughts on “#MFRWHooks “I was heartbroken for days.” #Romance #Mustread #reading”
Hi, Iris – I am a bit confused. Is it Connor’s father who says “He was seven”?
I guess that makes sense….
Emotionally wrenching scene.
Yes, the father said that. Hmm … I might have to fix that to make it clearer. Thanks!
Glad you enjoyed today’s snippet 🙂
Okay, his age helps explain why he doesn’t remember kissing Emily. Heck, I’m surprised SHE remembers it!
LOL … Can’t you remember your first kiss Ed 😉
Found this bit interesting and the father’s struggle to make a re-connection with his son sad.
Thank you Jan. Glad you liked it.
Great dialog! So much going on under the surface.
Thank you, Kris. Glad you enjoyed the snippet.
Thanks ! 😀
I like that: days. Nice way to imply heartbreak didn’t last long.
Yeah … someone picked up on it 🙂 Thanks for stopping by, Karen. Much appreciated.