Shes all about going green. Could he be her white knightor will he make her see red?
Tree-huggin, animal-lovin Bridget Pickwick-Buchanan is on a mission. Well, two. First she has to come to terms with being a widow at thirty-three. After all, its been four years and even her five-year-old niece and nephew think its time she shed her widows weeds. Second, she needs to find a buyer for her familys estatea Biltmore-inspired mansion surrounded by hundreds of acres of unspoiled forestland. With family obligations forcing the sale, Bridget is determined to find an eco-friendly developer to buy the land, someone who wont turn it into single-family homes or a cheesy theme park.
Enter J. C. Dirk, a high-energy developer from Atlanta whose green property developments have earned him national acclaim. When he doesnt return her calls, Bridget decides a personal visit is in order. Unfortunately, J. C. Dirk is neither amused nor interested when she interrupts his meetinguntil she mentions her family name. In short order, he finds himself in North Carolina, and Bridget has her white knightin more ways than one. But there are things Bridget doesnt know about J. C., and it could mean the end of everything shes worked for…and break her heart.
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Tamara Leigh began her writing career in 1994 and is the best-selling author of fourteen novels, including Splitting Harriet (ACFW Book of the Year winner and RITA Award finalist), Faking Grace (RITA Award Finalist), and Leaving Carolina. A former speech and language pathologist, Tamara enjoys time with her family, faux painting, and reading. She lives with her husband and their sons in Tennessee and can be found at www.tamaraleigh.com.
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Praise for Restless in Carolina
"Tamara Leigh has done it again. Restless in Carolina will have you falling in love with its swoon-inducing romance, characters you wont want to leave behind, and message of hope and healing." JENNY B. JONES, four-time Carol Award winner and author of Save the Date and Just Between You and Me
"Tamara Leigh is a master storyteller who weaves deep spiritual threads with quirky characters that I love.With Restless in Carolina, she returns to Pickwick, North Carolina, where Bridget has determined that happily ever afters dont exist and God isnt fair. Open the book and be swept into her journey, one filled with laughter, tears, and a large supporting cast that will make it seem like a return to a favorite vacation spot for readers of her other Pickwick books." CARA C. PUTMAN, author of Stars in the Night
"Wonderful wry humor, a plot that kept me glued, and delightful, unique characterswhat more could a reader ask? Tamara Leigh has given us southern living with down-home charmand thoughtful insights all wrapped up in joy. Highly recommended!" GAYLE ROPER, author of Shadows on the Sand and A Rose Revealed
"Shes as southern as fried chicken, but Bridget Buchanan is no Scarlett OHara. Shes spunky, quirky, and determined to save the world from environmental destructionstarting with her own familys estate. This southern gal loves faithfully, grieves deeply, and touches tender places in our hearts. A great story!" VIRGINIA SMITH, author of Third Times a Charm and the Sister-to-Sister Series
"Tamara Leigh creates another of her quirky heroines, Bridget Pickwick Buchanan, in Restless in Carolina. Bridget is sassy and unconventional, a green peg in a brown hole. She meets her match in J. C. Dirk. Dont miss an entertaining read about forgiving past wrongs and even the ones we love who make us crazy." LYN COTE, author of Her Abundant Joy