Return to Paradise
Do you believe in destiny?
Guest-ranch manager Madison Carter certainly does. Abandoned as a small child, she knows little of her past but is convinced that uncovering it will lead her to healing and home. On a journey of self-discovery to the town where she was born, she meets Lacey McAlpine. The self-assured, straight-talking entrepreneur Lacey is blessed with loving family and friends and has always shaped her own destinyor so she believes.
The sparks fly almost immediately, but the women s contrasting personalities and what Lacey perceives as Madison s secretive nature keep them from ignitingjust yet. Their friendship deepens to passionate romance, however, when Madison moves into town to open her own guest ranchand begins to open up about herself.
A lock without a key, a box of childhood treasures and a scruffy white horse begin to illuminate Madison s shadowed past. Despite her Miss-Fix-It attitude, Lacey will soon learn that it will take a little destiny to repair a broken soul.
Laina Villeneuve admits that her real-life courtship would read like a blatant plot manipulation. In the last ten years, she and her wife have been married, had a baby, been legally married and had twins. An English professor and voracious reader, she also has a lifelong love for horses.