Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Still the One by Rachel D. Russell presented by Susan May Warren, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!
ABOUT THE BOOK
Title: Still the One
Series: Deep Haven Collection #1
Author: Rachel D. Russell presented by Susan May Warren
Publisher: Sunrise Publishing
Release Date: January 12, 2021
Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance
Cold, stale air wrapped around Cole when he stepped into his grandfather’s house, and a sharp mustiness stung his nose. He flipped the light switch. Nothing. It figured. He’d had to practically pry the door open to get inside.
He dropped his green rucksack on the floor and let Megan’s words drive into him. So you’re the one who’s trying to ruin my life. Yeah, returning to Deep Haven had been a gross tactical error. He pressed his palms to his temples, let the jumble in his head settle. This was supposed to be fast. In and out.
The hurt in her eyes, the accusation. He knew what betrayal felt like. And all he could do was watch her walk away, taking with her the only good pieces of his entire day.
Think. He was a seasoned Ranger, skilled in tactics and strategies. He could figure out how he’d get this wreck of a house sold. And what was Megan doing here?
He grabbed his phone to illuminate the room, but the darkness swallowed the light. With a tug, the curtains opened and a gray pallor was cast across the room. The sight of Grandpa’s recliner in the corner gave him pause. Ratty and worn, but sitting exactly where it always had.
Exactly where he’d been the night the social worker brought Cole to Deep Haven after the car wreck. He’d just known Grandpa would be able to dull the ache in his heart. Ease the pain. That they’d have good times again, like his summer visits. But as soon as he’d entered with his suitcase and backpack, he knew everything had changed. The joy was gone from Grandpa’s eyes and he spent more evenings with his whiskey than with Cole.
And when he reached his tipping point…
Cole swallowed and set his jaw. He’d never understand how a man could lash out at a child. Maybe grief could actually break someone, the loss of losing his only son two years after losing his wife to cancer. But even the broken must answer for the choices they made.
A knock at the door jolted him back to the present.
He tugged it open, bracing himself for another barrage from Megan.
A dark-haired man stood in the doorway, a ragged beard covering half his face.
“Can I help you?”
“Casper Christiansen.” He held out a hand.
Casper Christiansen. Really? Last time he saw Casper, they were slapping the puck around on the frozen rink near the school. And they’d both been twelve. Casper stood there in a heavy green parka, snow sticking to his hat and determination in his eyes. Clearly this wasn’t intended to be a social call.
Still, Casper was an old friend. An ally. And Cole was feeling pretty desperate for one of those. “Casper? Geez, did you never start shaving?” He shook the offered hand. “Cole Barrett.”
It took a second, but Casper grinned and nodded. “You’re kidding! Cole Barrett. Wow. Good to see you.” He laughed and pulled Cole into a man hug, smacking him on the back before releasing him. “It’s been forever.”COPYRIGHT: Sunrise Media Group, LLC
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(1) winner will receive a $15 Amazon gift card + 3 Still the One ebooks (one ebook for the winner and two to give to friends)!
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