Love Like You’ve Never Been Hurt
Emma Douglas came to Summer Lake as an orphan twenty three years ago. After losing her parents so young and later suffering a disastrous marriage, she believes that love only ever leads to pain and loss.
When she meets Jack Benson, the business partner of her childhood friend Pete, she sees everything she used to long for in a man; tall, dark, and drop dead gorgeous! Despite their undeniable attraction, Emma is too scared to risk her heart, especially on a man so much like her ex – sexy, smart, funny, successful and no doubt the same kind of cheat!
When events lead them both to Summer Lake for the summer, will Jack be able to persuade her that he’s nothing like her ex in all the ways that really matter? That the love she used to dream of isn’t a little girl’s fantasy, but a reality they can share if she can get past her fear and learn to trust?
When Emma and Jack first meet there are sparks immediately. Jack would do anything to spend more time with the self assured woman he sees goofing around and slamming doors in his friend’s face. Emma is a little me apprehensive however, she had a horrible marriage to a man who cheated on her and said it was normal and that she needed to grow up. So she has troubles trusting gorgeous men, thinking they are all put to use her and then dismiss her. Jack tries his hardest to prove her wrong. Will Emma finally realize that not all men are like her ex-husband, or will she throw away something that could be amazing because she’s to scared to take a chance?