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Sweet Afternoons

By: Jessie Gussman
Narrated by: Jay Dyess
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Willen Hawkins knew exactly what she wanted to do with her unexpected inheritance: use it to fix up the Indigo Inn at Blueberry Beach.

After all, it’s been more than 18 years since she graduated from Blueberry Beach High and left town.

The life she’s created for herself is far more lonely than the life she’d envisioned for herself as a teen. But if she wants to reinvent herself and start building the life she wants, she has to stop waiting for everything to be perfect and start now.

Drake Jensen wants to disappear.

Being voted the sexiest man alive for the past five years, starring in eight of the top 10 highest grossing movies of the last decade, and being the most sought-after leading man in Hollywood didn’t keep his wife from running off with the nanny, taking his kids, and destroying everything he’d thought he’d been building.

Hiding out at a newly opened inn that no one has heard of before and getting a job as a laborer should keep his identity under wraps.

He’s not staying.

But he hadn’t planned on the town being so supportive, nor on falling in love with a woman who is determined to make him her enemy.

Can Willen learn that she doesn’t need to be perfect in order to be loved? Will Drake be able to choose between Hollywood and the new life that could be his?

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©2021 Jessie Gussman (P)2022 Jay Dyess

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