A Rose in Bloom by Tamie Dearen is a sweet, funny and romantic story where love finds a way - even between two very stubborn people.
Elyssa Rose is focused on making her floral shop a success, which is hard to do when Jaxon McCall wants to buy the building that her shop is in to expand his gym business. While Elyssa and Jaxon are bickering about the building, they finally notice that they are attracted to one another. Of course, they cannot admit it, but go to great lengths to hid their growing love for one another.
I enjoyed reading this short novella and look forward to reading more from this very talented author. If you like clean, sweet and romantic novellas that have several twists and turns, A Rose in Bloom certainly fits the bill.
About the Author
Tamie Dearen has been married to her very romantic husband since 1982.
They have two beautiful daughters, two amazing son-in-laws, and one
awesome grandson. She plays piano, flute, harmonica, keyboards, and
guitar, and loves composing and art. And she hates housework. A dentist
in private practice for thirty years, Tamie stays busy playing on her
church's praise team and teaching graduate students each week. In her
spare time, she escapes the real world by writing books.
met her husband as a freshman in college when she acted out of character
on a whim. One night in the library lobby, she spied a cute guy with
his first name written on the back of his shirt. She called out his
name. When he approached to talk to her, she pretended that she'd met
him before, asking about his classes and how he liked college. To her
surprise and delight, he also pretended that he knew her, but of course
he didn't know her name. They continued this false relationship for two
months. Each time they saw each other,an event which occurred three
times per week at the cafeteria, he would pretend he knew her.
Meanwhile, all of Tamie's friends were careful not to reveal her name to
him. When he finally admitted his ignorance of her name, he was
astonished to learn the truth. And the rest is history.
Contact Tamie on her webpage at http://tamiedearen.com.