Kristan Higgin's new novel, On Second Thought, releases today - and I have a copy to give away to one lucky reader!
From the publisher, HQN Books:
"New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Kristan Higgins’s new novel On Second Thought is a moving and emotionally raw tale of two sisters struggling to rebuild their lives in the wake of heartbreak.
Thirty-nine-year-old Kate has almost given up on dreams of love and motherhood when she meets Nathan—a man who is almost too good to be true—and marries him after a whirlwind romance. But before the blush of newly wedded bliss has had a chance to wear off, Nathan dies unexpectedly in a freak accident, and a shattered Kate finds herself more alone than ever before. Barely a bride and now suddenly a widow, Kate must reckon with survivor’s guilt and the revelation of her late husband’s secrets while confronting her own fears and hopes for the future.
In the midst of Kate’s grief, her half-sister Ainsley is dealing devastation of a different variety after
her boyfriend of 11 years dumps her on the night she was expecting him to propose. To make
matters worse, his blog post detailing their break-up goes viral. With her perfectly-planned future of
domestic harmony dashed in one fell swoop, Ainsley is forced to reevaluate her life and learn how
to be alone for the first time in over a decade. As she navigates this new terrain, Ainsley takes
solace in supporting Kate through her period of mourning and finds time to exasperate her seemingly heartless boss, who, Ainsley will discover, may have a pulse after all.
From the wreckage of tragedy and heartbreak, Kate and Ainsley will learn to lean on each other and
discover a closeness and intimacy they haven’t previously known. Together, these two sisters will
find the strength to start over and the courage to believe in second chances." Read an excerpt of On Second Thought.
"New York Times and USA Today bestselling author and two-time winner of the Romance Writers of America RITA® Award, Kristan lives with her family in a small Connecticut town that boasts a wonderful library, a great agricultural fair, a really good ice-cream stand and not much else. She is the mother of two lovely kids and the wife of a brave firefighter who is also (perhaps more important) a fantastic cook.
Previously a copywriter, Kristan began writing fiction when her children graced her life with simultaneous
afternoon naps. Writing, she found, was infinitely more satisfying than folding laundry, and so began her first novel. Kristan holds a BA in English from the College of the Holy Cross, which means she can identify dangling participles, quote many great novels and play a mean game of Scrabble.Kristan is an award-winning baker, devoted fan of the New York Yankees and an avid reader. She and her crew spend as much time as possible at the family home on Cape Cod, where they shiver in the Atlantic, ride bikes, swat horseflies and don’t catch any fish." You can connect with Kristan on her Facebook page and follow her on Twitter.
If you'd like to read On Second Thought, enter to win a copy using the Rafflecopter form below. Open to continental US only, no PO boxes please. Ends Feb 12/17.