Title: The Peppercorn Project
Author: Nicki Edwards
Publisher: Momentum Books
Genre: Outback Romance, small town, aussie, contemporary, western
One heartbroken woman. One bitter cop. One community to save them.
After the tragic death of her husband, single mum Isabelle Cassidy is bereft and broke. When she hears about The Peppercorn Project – a scheme that offers affordable rent in the tiny but vibrant town of Stony Creek – Issie sees it as her family’s best chance at a fresh start.
Newly single police officer Matt Robertson moved to Stony Creek to lick his wounds after a bitter divorce. Wanting only peace and quiet, Matt is against the Project, seeing it as a threat to the peace he’s found in the country town – until he meets Issie. Despite himself, Matt is drawn to the widow and feels inexplicably protective of her fragile family.
Just when Issie begins to imagine a future with Matt, an accident proves how far she has to go before she can move beyond her grief. But the citizens of Stony Creek won’t rest until they see these two broken souls find a new beginning, together.
Can Issie move beyond the pain of her past and entrust Matt with her family, and her heart?
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Blurb: Loved it! You felt for Isabelle when he other half died. The opening chapters made me want to root for Isabelle to get a house. I liked Matt as a character, I hope we see more of the cast if she writes more in this town. Great book I need to get my hands on the other 3 Escape to the country.
This is a free review via netgalley, I do not get paid for this!