Title: HEART STRINGS
Author: Melanie Moreland
Release: October 12, 2020
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Tropes: Opposites Attract, Musician, Not Like Other Girls, Family Drama
Cover Design: Karen Hulseman, Feed Your Dreams Designs
Cover Photographer: Wander Aguiar
Cover Model: Alex (Zink Models)
A woman drowning in sorrow. Invisible.
The man that sees it all. Sees her.
The only thing that gets Charlotte Prescott through the day is the haunting eyes and magnetic voice that uplifts her in the subway station every evening.
All Montgomery Logan wants to do is ease the pain of the woman he feels a strange, protective draw to. He serenades her from afar, knowing their worlds will never intersect.
Until the day they do.
And everything changes.
Will their differences make them stronger or tear them apart?
Goodreads links: https://bit.ly/HeartStringsGR
“Lottie,” he teased.
“You haven’t answered my question.”
He took a long drink of coffee, his eyes never leaving mine. The steam from his cup swirled around his head, his long fingers wrapping all the way around the large mug.
He set it down, resting on his arms. “How closely have I been watching you?”
I was almost afraid to hear the answer. “Yes.”
He traced the handle of his mug a couple of times. “Close.”
His reply was slow. “Because I think you need someone to watch out for you.” He lifted his soulful eyes, the light shimmering in his whiskey-colored irises. “And you came to me first.”
“That day in the subway. I saw you walking—your shoulders were hunched, and you looked so sad. When you sat down, I felt this need to do something to make you feel better. So I started playing for you.”
“For me? I thought it was, ah…” I stumbled, unsure how to say the words.
“For money?” He guessed accurately.
“It’s always a bonus, but it wasn’t the reason. I wanted to do something for you. You looked so lost, almost broken.” He slid his hand along the table and hooked my pinkie with his finger, squeezing it. “I wanted—I needed—to help you.”
I didn’t know what to say. I stared down at our hands. Mine looked so small compared to his. The way his palm rested against mine, almost encompassing it with its size. His grip was strong, the ends of his fingers calloused from playing guitar, and what I assumed were many years of hard work. His rough skin didn’t bother me at all. In fact, his touch brought comfort. I raised my eyes, meeting his gaze, finally plucking up the courage to say what I had been thinking for so long.
“Your music brings me such peace, Logan. It’s the one thing I look forward to every day. I can’t begin to express how much it means to me.”
“I play it only for you.”
I had no time to respond.
Meet The Author
NYT/WSJ/USAT international bestselling author Melanie Moreland, lives a happy and content life in a quiet area of Ontario with her beloved husband of thirty-plus years and their rescue cat, Amber. Nothing means more to her than her friends and family, and she cherishes every moment spent with them.
While seriously addicted to coffee, and highly challenged with all things computer-related and technical, she relishes baking, cooking, and trying new recipes for people to sample. She loves to throw dinner parties, and also enjoys traveling, here and abroad, but finds coming home is always the best part of any trip.
Melanie loves stories, especially paired with a good wine, and enjoys skydiving (free falling over a fleck of dust) extreme snowboarding (falling down stairs) and piloting her own helicopter (tripping over her own feet.) She’s learned happily ever afters, even bumpy ones, are all in how you tell the story.
Melanie is represented by Flavia Viotti at Bookcase Literary Agency. For any questions regarding subsidiary or translation rights please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
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