The One Who Stays by Toni BlakeThe One Who Stays by Toni Blake

The One Who Stays

byToni Blake

Mass Market Paperback | July 30, 2019

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Lose your heart to Summer Island, where summers are easy, winters are cozy and friends welcome you with open arms

Summer Island has always been home to Meg Sloan. She runs the Summerbrook Inn, like her grandmother did, and she loves the laid-back pace of life and the close-knit community the island offers. Meg also loves Zack Sheppard, but what she doesn’t love is Zack’s refusal to commit to an exclusive relationship.

Seth Darden arrives on Summer Island in search of summer work, but also in search of something else—his past. There are secrets buried at the Summerbrook Inn, secrets that forged the path of Seth’s life. But he wasn’t counting on falling for the lovely innkeeper, Meg.

When Meg meets Seth, she can’t ignore the sparks that fly between them, even though she feels like her heart has been torn in half. But if Zack won’t commit, should she take the leap with Seth? And can she even have a future with him if he can’t reckon with his past?
Title:The One Who StaysFormat:Mass Market PaperbackProduct dimensions:448 pages, 6.61 × 4.11 × 1.19 inShipping dimensions:6.61 × 4.11 × 1.19 inPublished:July 30, 2019Publisher:HQN BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1335504982

ISBN - 13:9781335504982


Rated 4 out of 5 by from 3.5 Stars! Romantic, engaging, and sweet! The One Who Stays is a heartwarming, inspiring tale featuring the dependable innkeeper and cancer survivor Meg and the charismatic, secretive, hardworking Seth as they work together to unravel secrets from the past and find a place to truly call home. The prose is light and hopeful. The characters are supportive, welcoming, and authentic. And the plot is a dramatic tale full of relationship dynamics, genuine emotion, family, friendship, community, life, loss, love, and a touch of romance. Overall, The One Who Stays is a heartfelt, entertaining tale about accepting the things you cannot change, letting go of the past, rediscovering one’s self, taking chances, and moving on.
Date published: 2019-08-01

Editorial Reviews

"Toni Blake's romances are so delicious, so intoxicating and addictive, a good night's sleep isn't even an one does it like Toni Blake." -New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr"The perfect small town romance."--Eloisa James, New York Times bestselling author of Born To Be Wilde on One Reckless Summer"With sizzling sensuality and amazing depth, a book by Toni Blake is truly special."--Lori Foster, New York Times bestselling author of Driven to Distraction"Toni Blake's One Reckless Summer is one wild ride! This is just the book you want in your beach bag-it's sexy, emotional and filled with twists and turns that will keep the pages turning." -Susan Wiggs, New York Times bestselling author of Between You and Me"Sexy and emotional." -Carly Phillips, New York Times bestselling author of Dream, on Letters to a Secret Lover"A wonderful story of friendship, love and a surprise that will keep readers turning the pages of this well-written tale. Blake is a master of small-town romances." -RT Book Reviews"Whisper Falls is the enemy of productivity. You start this novel, and nothing will stop you until you finish." -USA TODAY"Blake delivers the perfect gift for romance readers to unwrap: a sexy yet also sweet romance that beautifully celebrates friendship, family, and the true spirit of the holiday season." -Booklist on Christmas in Destiny