The Hand That Holds Me
by H.J. Marshall
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Series: Forever Mine; Book 1
You often meet your fate on the road you took to avoid it –French Proverb
Recent college graduate Maddie Johnson has lived a life of love surrounded by her adoptive family yet has always felt lost and abandoned. Isolated from her past, she is fearful of allowing herself to be vulnerable and has kept men at arms’ length.
Until Lucas Walters.
Making her a job offer that seems too good to be true, Maddie takes a leap of faith and begins to open her heart to the possibility of love and a past that may be more confusing than she ever imagined.
Lucas Walters became enchanted the first time he laid eyes on Maddie. The reality that love at first sight and soul mates existing has rocked the foundation he built his bachelor lifestyle on. As their relationship grows, the secrets that he is keeping begins to unravel, forcing a confrontation that could destroy the newly formed relationship.
When faced with a past she has run from her entire life, Maddie must now choose whether love is enough to save them or if she allows the buried lies to tear them apart.
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About the Author
H.J. Marshall began her love of reading and writing at an early age and has always dreamed of being a writer full time. Moving frequently while growing up has given H.J. many different perspectives of life, community, and culture resulting in a lifelong love of food, music, and history. After years of Retail and Non-Profit Management, H.J. decided to take a leap of faith and began to write the stories bouncing around her head. The Hand That Holds Me is her first self-published book and is the culmination of a lifelong dream.
When she is not writing, she enjoys the music of all generations and genres, living in her cabin in the woods, and cooking new and exciting meals her her husband. H.J., who loves to travel, has a been a certified diver since she was 18 years old and has spent time in the Caribbean and Bahamas, meeting amazing people and seeing wondrous sites. Currently landlocked, H.J. dreams of her beach house, salty air, and a life filled with laughter.
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