Title: The Love That Heals Me
Author: H.J. Marshall
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Series: Forever Mine #2
You know you really love someone when you can’t hate them for breaking your heart.
Caroline Johnson has lived for years with the heartbreak of being told she wasn’t enough by her one true love. Having met her soulmate in middle school, she had her entire future planned out. When her first and only love abandons her, disappearing from her life without a trace, she stands a broken shell of her former self.
Caroline has finally decided to move past the heartbreak of losing Andrew and has promised herself she would look for love again, her broken heart has found a purpose to beat again.
Her own happiness.
Andrew Sheppard ran from Caroline when life became too difficult to handle. Faced with a reality spinning out of control, he did the one thing he thought would save her from a lifetime of regret, he lied to her and disappeared for years. Thinking of her often, he lives his bachelor lifestyle, trying and failing, to put the memory of her to rest.
Fate has other plans for the two separated lovers when it puts them back into each other’s lives in a rare stroke of destiny. They must now navigate the uncertain waters of buried lies, secrets, and regret from the past.
Will the lies of the past come back to haunt them, destroying their chance at forever? Caroline must now decide it the history is repeating itself or if her fears are making her sabotage her one chance at true happiness.
H.J. Marshall began her love of reading and writing at an early age and has always dreamed of writing a book and being a writer full time. Moving frequently while growing up has given H.J. many different perspectives of life, community, and culture, resulting in a lifelong love of food, music, and history. After years of Retail and Non-Profit Management, H.J. decided to take a leap of faith and began to write the stories bouncing around her head. The Hand That Holds Me is her first self-published book and is the culmination of a lifelong dream.
When she is not writing, she enjoys the music of all generations and genres, living in her cabin in the woods, and cooking new and exciting meals for her husband. H.J., who loves to travel, has been a certified diver since she was 18 years old and has significant spent time in the Caribbean and Bahamas, meeting amazing people and seeing wondrous sites. Currently landlocked, H.J. dreams of her beach house, salty air, a life filled with laughter.