Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Babycakes by Mary Manners

When his sister dies in a tragic accident, crime-beat reporter and author Cade Magnusen becomes father, mother, and uncle to his four-year-old niece Gracie. Bitter over the loss, Cade can no longer stomach chasing the true crime stories that elevated him to the top of the New York Times bestseller list. When he hears of an opening for a community events reporter at the Angel Falls Trumpet, Cade grabs the chance to relocate to the quiet community of Heart's Haven.Emmy Lassiter loves ice cream—and children. Unfortunately, an accident has rendered her barren. She hides her grief at Babycakes, where she shares her love of sweets. The only mystery in Emmy's life—beside the uncertainty over her future with a family—is what brought new Heart's Haven neighbor, Cade Magnusen, to Angel Falls.When Cade drops by Babycakes to collect a feature story for the Trumpet, he and Emmy feel a quick and powerful connection. Can the pair trust God to move them from the past into a sweet and fulfilling future?


Mary Manners is a country girl at heart who has spent a lifetime sharing her joy of writing. She has two sons and a daughter, as well as three beautiful grandchildren. She currently lives along the sunny shores of Jacksonville Beach with her husband Tim. 

A former teacher as well an intermediate school principal, Mary spent three decades teaching math and English to students from kindergarten through middle grades. While growing up in Chicago and as a student at the University of Illinois, Mary worked her way through a variety of jobs including paper girl, figure skating instructor, pizza chef, and nanny. Many of these experiences led to adventures that may be found between the pages of her stories. Mary loves long sunrise runs—she’s completed three marathons—ocean sunsets and flavored coffee.
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My Review

I love Hearts  Haven! Such a magical place of love. Love to visit. Another great sweet romance by Mary Manners and her angels.  Cade Magnusen  life is turned upside down when his sister and husband are killed in a plane crash. Leaving behind a 4 year old daughter. Now he has to be mom and dad plus uncle to Gracie. Decides to leave New York to more a small town living. Hearts Haven where they go a job is waiting for Cade there.  Putting Gracie into private schooling while he works.  On first visit to a Saturday program he meets Emmy.  He is taken bu her but she lets him know she doesn't date. Well Cade isn't going to stop at that. He is a investigator and he will find out why she won't. I think it is going to be some over time work for the angels of Hearts Haven. Both are hiding something private in their lives once told can a relationship come of it?
Wonder story written by Mary Manners. Her stories are always clean and inspirational. 

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