And Then Forever by Shirley Jump
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Welcome to Fortune’s Island, where the only rule is to follow your heart.
is an extravagance Darcy Williams can’t afford. She prefers the simple
life, which includes waitressing at The Love Shack on Fortune’s Island
and avoiding temptation. But when a forbidden part of her past steps off
the ferry, her safe, guarded existence is turned upside down.
Foster has never gotten over his first love. When he sees the wild,
beautiful blonde again, dancing her way around The Love Shack, the
memories of Darcy’s soft skin, gentle touch, and heated kisses come
rushing back. As the privileged son of a wealthy family, Kincaid was too
young to stand up to his overbearing father when he and Darcy were
together. Now, he’s back on the island—free of the family shackles—and
the chiseled, big-time lawyer wants a second chance.
made a promise to keep a secret from Kincaid—a secret that is now a
six-year-old girl who looks just like her daddy. If Kincaid finds out
about their daughter, Darcy could lose everything. But, she can’t resist
the man who stole her heart all those years ago. And it doesn’t take
long before both of them realize that anything can happen at The Love
Shack on a hot summer night.
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Darcy and Kincaid fall in love on Fortune's Island. She's the gal from the wrong side of the tracks. He's the guy with the silver spoon in his mouth. She wants a better life. He doesn't seem to know how to stand up to his dad. Is this a match made in Heaven or destined to never be?
Years ago, Darcy was scared off from Kincaid when she needed him the most. Kincaid ends up leaving the island to pursue "his dreams"- more like his father's. Now they're both back on the island and she would be just fine if their paths never crossed again. On the other hand, Kincaid would like nothing more to see his long lost love. Will he still be smitten with her when he learns of her "betrayal"?
Kincaid is back on the island with a secret of his own- one he holds a special place in his heart. He has to do all he can to protect this secret. Fortune's Island will become a safe harbor- for as long as he can make that happen.
As for Kincaid's dad, if has his way, will find a way to make sure Kincaid and Darcy never find their happy ending. He's a big bully who has no problem pushing his agenda on his children and planting seeds of doubt in their minds or bending their will to do what he wants. Can they finally stand up to him, once and for all?
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7. Second chances