I had the chance to read Anita Higman‘s latest book, A Marriage in Middlebury, and really enjoyed it.
The book describes how tricky things can be when you combine a couple of old high school sweethearts, a small town, and a few meddling friends. I enjoyed the minor characters of this story very much, especially the preacher and “meddler” who help the people see truths they were trying to ignore.
Here’s a description from Amazon:
Charlotte Rose Hill has been serving up country delicacies, uniquely blended teas, and matchmaking advice for her quirky but beloved customers for more than 10 years. But for her, marriage seems like an elusive butterfly, always out of reach. At 18, Charlotte fell in love with a young man, Sam Wilder, but his family convinced her to walk away from their relationship. She did, and then became engaged to another man, who later died before they were married. Now, more than a decade later, Charlotte finds that she still has feelings for her first love. Initially thrilled to learn that Sam has come home to Middlebury, Texas, Charlotte is devastated to learn that he’s brought someone with him: his fiancée. But all is not lost when the townsfolk decide to get involved. Will Charlotte and Sam find their way back to each other?
Higman is a busy author, with several books from different publishers. Check out her Amazon Author Page for more info.