Libby Kingsley is excited to begin her new job as a librarian in the small town of Heritage, Michigan. But when she arrives, she quickly realizes that the library is barely more than a small storage closet filled with outdated books. What the community really needs is a new library building. When she learns the only funds available are already allocated for a new town square, she is determined to make the library part of the square. But, the landscape architect wants nothing to do with her or her plans.
Austin Williams’ feelings for Heritage, Michigan, have been tainted by the town’s admiration for Nate–the brother who has already cost him so much. But, when the local media wants to showcase the brothers working together, Austin must put his feelings aside to save the family business. To make matters worse, the town’s new librarian wants to change his blueprints and his plans to leave town unattached. Will the determined bookworm find her way into his blueprints–and possibly even his heart?
U – U is for Uniting Old Friends . . . In this second novel we return to Heritage with the opportunity to unite with old friends like Nate, Olivia, and Otis.
N – N is for New Relationships . . . Although there are many familiar faces, there are new people in town and those new characters will lead to new attractions and new relationships.
T – T is for Trust . . . Libby has a hard time trusting people. Can she learn to trust Austin? And if she does, will her trust be misplaced?
I – I is for Intimacy . . . from fireside chats to steamy kisses, the romance will not disappoint.
L – L is for Laughter. . . with late night stakeouts, overturned canoes, and runaway dogs there are many moments of humor in the pages.
I – I is for Intrigue . . . How does Otis move, and who is breaking in the library? There are many questions that will raise your curiosity.
M – M is for Mistakes . . . There have been many mistakes made by the characters, but through it all they will learn how to grow through those mistakes.
E – E is for Endearing . . . loveable dogs, feisty younger sisters, and everyone’s favorite Otis will all provide plenty of sweet moments to be found in this charming town.
T – T is for Tattoos . . . Nate has many tattoos, and each has a story.
Y – Y is for Yummy Heroes . . . Let’s face it. That is why we read romance—for those yummy heroes.
O – O is for Obstinate . . . Austin and his brother Nate can both be pretty obstinate about how they think things should go.
U – U is for Unexpected-Sigh-worthy Moments . . . from hunky heroes to swoon-worthy kisses there are many moments in the story that will make you sigh and want to read it again.
When she hears that the small town of Heritage, Michigan, is looking for a new librarian, Libby Kingsley jumps at the opportunity. Little did she know the library is barely more than a storage closet stuffed with dusty, outdated books. What the community really needs is a new building. But the only funds available are those being channeled into the new town square, and the landscape architect in charge of the project wants nothing to do with her plans.
All Austin Williams wants to do is get the town square project finished so he can do right by the family business and then extricate himself from the town that reveres the brother who cost him so much. But the local media and the town’s new librarian seem to be conspiring against him at every turn. Will the determined bookworm find her way into his blueprints–and possibly even his heart?
Novelist Tari Faris invites you back to the small town with a big heart in this second book in the Restoring Heritage series.
Romance Contemporary [Revell, On Sale: September 8, 2020, Paperback / e-Book, ISBN: 9780800736484 / ]
About Tari Faris
Tari Faris has been writing fiction for more than 10 years. A member of American Christian Fiction Writers and My Book Therapy, she works for My Book Therapy, manages learnhowtowriteanovel.com, and is a 2017 Genesis Award winner. She has an MDiv from Asbury Theological Seminary and lives in the Phoenix, Arizona, area with her husband and their three children. Although she lives in the Southwest now, she lived in a small town in Michigan for 25 years.