I look forward to books in Irene Hannon’s Hope Harbor series, so I’m thrilled to know there are more in the works and reader will get to visit this charming Oregon coastal town after Pelican Point
In My Opinion…
Welcome back to Hope Harbor, Oregon where the people come together to support their community almost as fast as the gossip mill works.
Ben Garrison has returned to find he has inherited a dilapidated lighthouse from his grandfather. Memories of his time in Hope Harbor are some of his favorites, but he has a job waiting for him in Ohio. His goals for his time in Hope Harbor: clean out his grandfather’s home and unload the lighthouse.
Newspaper owner/editor/reporter Marci Weber loves the Pelican Point lighthouse and doesn’t want to see it torn down by a developer. Her fiery temper and tendency to speak her mind without thinking tend to get her in trouble.
After a bit of a rocky start, both Ben and Marci admit their attraction quickly. Yet both are leery about pursuing that after some bad experiences in the romance department.
While this book is mostly about Ben and Marci, I thoroughly enjoyed the scenes with Rachel and Greg, a young, newly married couple who are struggling. Marci and Ben take these two under their wings in quiet and unassuming ways that encourage them.
Readers of the previous Hope Harbor books will enjoy the cameos, and of course, Charlie and his seagulls play a big part in this one. Another winning romance from the author that made me long to visit the beach.
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About the Book
A crumbling lighthouse is not part of the inheritance Army doctor Ben Garrison expects to claim when he journeys to Hope Harbor. Fresh out of the service, he wants only to unload the tower of bricks, decompress from years of treating battlefield trauma, and prepare to launch his civilian career.
Hope Harbor Herald editor Marci Weber has other ideas. She may not be a Hope Harbor native, but the small Oregon seaside town has become home–and she’s determined to save the Pelican Point landmark.
Sparks fly as the two go head to head over the fate of the lighthouse. But when they start to cooperate, a different kind of fire ignites. And as they work together, might Hope Harbor heal the hearts of these two romance-wary souls?
Bestselling author Irene Hannon invites readers back to their favorite town for a story that will light a beacon of hope within their hearts.