Just an hour North East of Bar and Winter Harbours, is the sleepy little town of Hollyhock, Maine. With its border on the Arcadian National Park, it is the perfect place to get away for a long weekend or in the case of Seraphine Haven maybe the rest of your life. Jaded from a lost relationship she has come to town to remake herself and serve up a few sweet concoctions. Little did she know the meddling that was about to fill her days and cold winter nights this Christmas.Issac Skuyler has failed to land, as his father puts it. The son of a florist and longshore fisherman it was the creative blooms that attracted him and kept him home. At thirty-five he’s single and running his own shop, but there’s just one small hitch- he’s still in his father’s house- specifically his basement. When the cold November air blows in a pretty stranger will it be enough to turn Issac’s head or will his family push too hard leaving Issac to the flowers and wreaths for the rest of the Yuletide season?
This short holiday romance story is about finding love in someone you don’t expect it from. This story was sweet and fast with plenty of awe moments. I like the couple; we’re both older and maybe had some life to figure out, but they did it together.
Isaac owned a flower shop in Hollyhock, Maine. He took over the family business when his mother retired. However, she did till bags him to go places.
Seraphine is a single mom who just moved to Maine from Dallas; she is also opening a store in a Hollyhock.
Sera and Isaac get steamy as they find out they aren’t as far apart in age as they thought. Things progress quickly for the better for both of them. This becomes a sweet winter holiday romance.
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