Restoring Fairhaven

Independence Islands Book 6

Love hurts, or so the songs say, so who wants it?

Taking on her ailing father’s gardening business on Merriweather Island, Samantha Green only wants to escape her ex and to make her father proud.

But Sam gets more than she bargained for when Greener Gardens accepts the job of restoring the gardens of a reclusive writer, Max Fairhaven, whose historical novels about romance and unrequited love litter bookstore shelves and movie marquees all over the world.

Max much prefers the fictional world to the real, and the gardening girl’s interruptions means he’s driven from his writing cave far too often for his liking.

How’s he supposed to craft stories with her distracting him all the time?

Things change when he learns something of Sam’s family challenges, and his admiration slowly kindles. With his secretary’s goading, he’s forced to confront the past, while facing the fact that he needs to change in order to avoid a lonely future.

Gentle pruning and a whole lot of banter forges a friendship between this not-so-Southern belle landscaper and the half-British author. But is their budding attraction enough to grow into a flourishing happily-ever-after?

Restoring Fairhaven is the final “Merriweather book,” but don’t forget to embark on a tour of the next island in this series featuring five islands, six authors, and a boatload of happily-ever-afters.

The Independence Island Series: beach reads aren’t just for summer anymore.

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Reviews:Karin Elizabeth on Amazon wrote:

I am just loving the Independence Island series- each book so far has been fantastic, and so I knew I was likely going to enjoy Resorting Fairhaven. And I did! I was captivated by Samantha and Max, and was immediately drawn into their story and challenges, and found myself laughing at Max’s frustrations and Sam’s feistiness. This is a fun story that is also filled with great depth. I loved the way the author took the characters’ challenges wove them into a well balanced and engaging story that is both lighthearted and also inspiring and faith-centered.