Living with a Clean Slate

Book One in the Finding Hope Series, a companion to the Henrys of Charlton

What do you do when your past is destroyed? What if it comes back for you but you don’t want it? Joe Ambrico is a man without a past. A year ago, a tragic incident erased his memory. He’s come to the town of Hope with a clean slate. His only expectations—to live his life, work with his hands, and enjoy whatever God gives him. He didn’t count on falling in love. Nurse practitioner Claire Wilson has been a hometown girl all her life. Since her fiancé jilted her for another woman, she doesn’t have any illusions about romance, despite her town’s promising name. She’s resigned herself to winding up like the Old Maid on the deck of cards from her childhood until Mr. Tall, Golden and Gorgeous walks into the local diner. When he starts a roofing job at her clinic, he’ll send her into a tailspin like no man ever has. Easygoing, friendly to no end, and oh so easy on the eyes, that’s Joe. Claire is sunlight and a sweet taste of honey wrapped in the prettiest package. The two will begin to tango, learning the rhythm of the dance of life when bits of Joe’s past begin to surface, startling in intensity, terrifying in what secrets they hold. Will Claire be strong enough to keep him from being pulled under when everything comes flooding in? Can Joe accept her help or will he drown in the undertow?

To My Dear Readers,

You first met Joe Ambrico in Hindsight’s 20/20, book two in the Henrys of Charlton novels. He kept poking at me until I gave him his own story. Enjoy the first in the Finding Hope Series…where the extraordinary shines inside the ordinary every time.

 All my best,


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