Janie Harrell wears clothes her grandmothers wouldn’t be found dead in and tries to hide the woman underneath. Years ago, she made a mistake, and she’s been making herself pay retribution ever since. Denying her feelings for Mike McKenzie, Janie pretends she doesn’t still want him but he’s not making it easy. When they both end up in the same hotel for business conferences, they can’t pass up this chance for a brief affair.
Their second chance is threatened when old secrets come back to ruin everything.
Janie must battle her own demons of guilt, self-worth and sibling-rivalry, and learn that life isn’t about waiting for perfection it’s making the most of what you have today. Learning to take chances and believe in herself are some of Janie’s biggest obstacles. When she finally decides to take a risk, it backfires, and she suddenly risks losing everything. Mike McKenzie is fighting his own demons. He fears he might be losing his grip on reality. Overwhelmed by everything that has been happening in Leeward, Mike carries the burden on his shoulders alone. He is afraid to ask for help. He’s felt like a coward since he was a boy of seventeen and allowed Remy Harrell to warn him away from Janie. When the two of them end up together, he believes they can have their happy ending but too many secrets threaten to rip them apart, this time for good. When you are the middle child of seven, you often get lost in the shuffle, that’s Janie. Plain Janie. Smart Janie. She’s the good sister that never causes any trouble. Scared to go out on her own, she still lives at home with her parents. She has spent her life afraid to believe in herself. But Janie has a secret. The trouble with secrets is they don’t stay secret forever. Second Chance Romance, Secret Baby, Blackmail, Murder, Kidnapping, Family Drama and more