I look back on ideas that I thought were so clever back when I was twenty, and I cringe. Good grief--I had no clue! But that's youth for you--efficient metabolism, tight skin, limited life experience. I was a beautiful idiot.
There are benefits that come with age, like some actual perspective on things. We no longer think we're quite so clever, and we're more compassionate. Life is no longer about being the brightest and the shiniest, it starts being more about the long haul--and that takes humility, empathy, and a whole lot of courage.
In A BAXTER'S REDEMPTION, Isabel Baxter has had a life-altering accident. She's gone from flippant beauty queen to "ordinary" in one metal-crunching moment. When she returns home, she has to face the person she used to be, and start over as a scarred woman. No more special treatment by the male population, and no more power in one sultry look.
Add to that, her wealthy father has remarried a woman younger than she is, and they're expecting a baby together. The inheritance that Isabel has always counted on--her cushion in hard times--is about to change... and while the rest of us have a good twenty years to gain some maturity and perspective, Isabel doesn't have that luxury.
How do "ordinary" women face life? How do they get their way? How do they navigate men?
Isabel is about to find out.
Has she really changed?
Former beauty queen Isabel Baxter returns to her hometown, scarred after a near-fatal accident. But in high school, she was the fantasy of every teenage boy in Haggerston, Montana, including James Hunter. Even though James was too far below her social circle to be noticed…
Now her father's attorney, James isn't ready to forgive Isabel for the part she played in his own family tragedy. Yet she seems eager to make amends and prove herself capable of being more than a pretty face. Has the girl he once worshipped—his boss's daughter—grown into a woman James can respect…and maybe love?
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