Synopsis: Sometimes the forgotten past holds the key to the future.
Sometimes summer can steal into your heart, bringing a flood of memories.
She comes home to forget…until he helps her remember. Beach picnics, lake sunsets and skinny
dipping in the moonlight help Mandy and Kevin heal the memories of divorce and war. A lot has
changed when Mandy Klavis is called back to Sandy Shores by a family emergency. Voted the girl
most likely to succeed, she’s discovered marriage and a city career didn’t deliver. Duty calls her
home. Kevin Corbin, her high school boyfriend, knows all about responsibility. When he stops in
her family bakery for a raspberry kolache, unsettling memories come flooding back.
Following three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, the star quarterback now struggles with Post
Traumatic Stress Disorder. Instead of a wife, he has a one-eyed dog named Rufus. But Kevin’s still
smoking hot — a good-hearted man with a sweet smile. Together they explore summer in Sandy
Shores, the way it used to be. The lake provides carefree refuge but a hidden danger could end their
About Barbara Lohr
Barbara Lohr writes contemporary romance, adult as well as New
Adult, often with a humorous twist. Her early career included teaching writing and lit, while writing
theater and book reviews for the local newspaper. When her career broadened to advertising and
marketing, her love of literature and writing remained. Eventually, national magazines published
more than two hundred of her short stories. Today she concentrates on novels and novellas with
feisty women who take on hunky heroes and life’s issues. Barbara lives in the Midwest with her
husband and their cat, who insists he was Heathcliff in another life. In addition to travel, her
interests include outwitting the deer that insist on sharing her beloved garden. Her Windy City
Romances series present Vanessa, Amy and McKenna and the men who are a match for these three
high school friends.