The Nearness of You (The Thorntons #1)

The Nearness of You (The Thorntons #1) The Last Thing Sara Flannigan Needs Is A Man In Her Life When She Returns To Her Hometown, She Vows To Create A Happy Life For Her Son And To Rebuild Her Life After A Painful Divorce Yet When She Meets Her Son S New Doctor, She Can T Deny The Spark Of Attraction That Heats Between Them The Problem He S Harrison Thornton, The Oldest Son Of The Illustrious Thornton Family His Family Would Never Accept A Woman Like Sara, A Woman Who Grew Up On The Wrong Side Of The Tracks She Tries To Ignore The Whispers Of Her Past, But She Soon Realizes Secrets Can Never Stay Hidden For Long Especially From The Man Claiming Her Wounded Heart Growing Up In The Rich And Powerful Thornton Family, Harrison Has Lived A Charmed Life A Renowned Physician, The Last Thing He Expects Is To Desire The Mother Of One Of His Patients Sara Is Beautiful And Intelligent, And She S Completely Devoted To Her Son, Something That Only Deepens His Attraction To Her He Doesn T Want A Single Night Of Passion, Though He Wants Forever Yet There Are Forces At Work And People Determined To Tear Them Apart Even Sara Turns From Him, Certain She S Unworthy Harrison Refuses To Let Sara Slip Away, And Soon, He S Fighting The Greatest Battle Of All The Battle To Win The Heart Of The Woman He Loves. Entertaining but cliched romance between a girl from the wrong side of the tracks and one of the golden children from an A list family What makes this different is trying to anticipate what his nightmare of a manipulative mother will do next.I actually want to read the
The nearness of you is a story of a single mother Sara Flannigan Sara s son James was diagnosed with cancer when he was just 22 months old.Sara takes James to see a doctor and the doctor happens to be none other than Harrison Thornton the eldest son of the influential Thornton family of the small town of Fair Haven.The book starts with Sara taking her son James to see the pediatric oncologist While the book starts at a tragic note and Sara gains immediate sympathy from the readers by being a s The nearness of you is a story of a single mother Sara Flannigan Sara s son James was diagnosed with cancer when he was just 22 months old.Sara takes James to see a doctor and the doctor happens to be none other than Harrison Thornton the eldest son of the influential Thornton family of the small town of Fair Haven.The book starts with Sara taking her son James to see the pediatric oncologist While the book starts at a tragic note and Sara gains immediate sympathy from the readers by being a single mother of a Kid suffering from neuroblastoma, the emotions died as the novels progresses.The re
Goodness I thought this book would take me through to the new year but once I started I couldn t stop This is on the freebie list and a book worth checking out Sara Flannigan is a divorced mother of one I found her to have strong character Her son fought cancer when he was 22 months I believe and she bore everything alone Now she s moving back to a town as a 3rd grade teacher that holds bad memories to try to patch up her relationship with her now sober mother and a sister When finding her Goodness I thought this book would take me through to the new year but once I started I couldn t stop This is on the freebie list and a book worth checking out Sara Flannigan is a divorced mother of one I found her to have strong character Her son fought cancer when he was 22 months I believe and she bore everything alone Now she s moving back to a town as a 3rd grade teacher that holds bad memories to try to patch up her relationship with her now sober mother and a sister When finding her son with swollen glands she fears the worst and takes him to the top oncologist in the area That s when we get to meet Dr Harrison Thornton He is confident, reassuring and gorgeous Everything you want a man to be packed into one package He immediate
Sara and Harrison prove that love knows no bounds and will move mountains Sara doesn t want much out of life mostly she wishes for her son s James cancer to remain in remission, to continue to prove a happy home for him now that her cheating husband is gone, and to hopefully find some happiness herself When circumstances bring her back to the her hometown, the very last place she ever thought she would ever be again, she is hoping against hope that it will not be a mistake Then surprise Sara and Harrison prove that love knows no bounds and will move mountains Sara doesn t want much out of life mostly she wishes for her son s James cancer to remain in remission, to continue to prove a happy home for him now that her cheating husband is gone, and to hopefully find some happiness herself When circumstances bring her back to the her hometown, the very last place she ever thought she would ever be again, she is hoping against hope that it will not be a mistake Then surprise James new doctor is Harrison Thornton While she was growing up on the wrong side of the tracks with a troubled mother and issues, he and his family lived a charmed lovely life Now the town doctor he is as handsome and charming as ever and had his sights apparently set on its newest single mom Harrison never really put much thou
I really enjoyed this book The strength of character displayed by both MC s was great and precocious little James was sweet While I think that Sara went from one extreme to the other, I can t fault her reactions to various pressures I would have liked to see her be a bitproactive in a way that wasn t somartyr like Harrison s determination was very sweet I loved that he accepted his feelings for Sara without feeling the need to deny, run away, or act contrary to them Together they I really enjoyed this book The strength of character displayed by both MC s was great and precocious little James was sweet While I think that Sara went from one extreme to the other, I can t fault her reactions to various pressures I would have liked to see her be a bitproactive in a way that wasn t somartyr like Harr
What a great start to a new series Sara has moved back to her small home town after her divorce to help her mother Sara and her sister Megan had a bad childhood as their mother was an alcoholic and there was no father in the picture They were known as coming from the wrong side of the tracks Their mother has gone through rehab and has been sober for a year She needs Sara s help to live, so Sara and her six year old son James has moved back so her mother can live with her Her son had a form What a great start to a new series Sara has moved back to her small home town after her divorce to help her mother Sara and her sister Megan had a bad childhood as their mother was an alcoholic and there was no father in the picture They were known as coming from the wrong side of the tracks Their mother has gone through rehab and has been sober for a year She needs
Loved, loved, loved it Sarah and Harrison grew up in the same town Across the tracks, so to speak, from one another She was on the wrong side Sara led a rough life as a teen with an alcoholic mother She pretty much had to raise her younger sister and struggle to provide meals After a tough time with teasing and harassment through high school, she married and moved away She also became a mother Years later, she has returned to town Her mother is sober Her sister is grown
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I struggled getting into this book It didn t really start off as gripping The characters didn t do it for me The timeframe seemed off 1st meeting in his office they are attracted 2nd meeting they go on a date and end up having sex in the restaurant parking lot A grade 3 teacher and the town doctor mmmm I don t think so Then they got it on in the open on his boat For someone who only had sex with her ex husband and who desperately wanted to get rid of the town image bestowed on her at a I struggled getting into this book It didn t really start off as gripping The characters didn t do it for me The timeframe seemed off 1st meeting in his office they are attracted 2nd meeting they go on a date and end up having sex in the restaurant parking lot A grade 3 teacher and the town doctor mmmm I don t think so Then they got it on in the open on his boat For someone who only had sex with her ex husband and who desperately wanted to get rid of the town image bestowed on her at age 17, of being the town whore, she seemed to fall into these situations quite easily without giving it much thought Apart from that which felt off, he made cheesy comments and came off as a player I
After her divorce, Sara returns to her small hometown with her six year old so to be closer to her sister and mother As the girl who grew up on the wrong side of the tracks, the girl about whom nasty rumors were spread in high school, and the daughter of a single, alcoholic mother who s now in recovery, Sara knows there will be challenges, because no matter the truth of things, people have long memories When her son wakes up one morning with swollen lymph nodes, fearing his cancer has return After her divorce, Sara returns to her small hometown with her six year old so to be closer to her sister and mother As the girl who grew up on the wrong side of the tracks, the girl about whom nasty rumors were spread in high school, and the daughter of a single, alcoholic
The Nearness of You The Thorntons Book 1 is by Iris Morland This series is about the Thornton family of Fair Haven, not far from Seattle They are a major family in town with their wealth and position They have five grown children Harrison, Caleb, and Jubilee live in Fair Haven Mark has a ranch, Seth is a Marine, and Lizzie is a member of a band which is touring Lisa Thornton, the mother, is stuffy and snobby She likes to control all thin