Series: Thunder Point
Published by Harlequin Genres: Contemporary
Reviewed by Melissa
#1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr returns to Thunder Point with an uplifting story about overcoming loss and finding unexpected love Scott Grant has a bustling family practice in the small Oregon community of Thunder Point. The town and its people have embraced the widowed doctor and father of two, his children are thriving, and Scott knows it's time to move on from his loss. But as the town's only doctor, the dating pool is limited. That is, until a stunning physician's assistant applies for a job at his clinic. Peyton Lacoumette considers herself entirely out of the dating scene. She's already been burned by a man with kids, and she's come to Thunder Point determined not to repeat past mistakes. When Scott offers her a job, at a much lower salary than she's used to, Peyton is surprisingly eager to accept…at least for now. She's willing to stay for a three-month trial period while she explores other options. Scott and Peyton know the arrangement is temporary—it isn't enough time to build a real relationship, never mind anything with lasting commitment. But love can blossom faster than you think when the timing is right, and this short visit just might hold the promise of forever.
After dealing with her long term boyfriend’s bratty kids with no help from him, only to discover that he has been cheating on her Peyton Lacoumette is done with men and dating. Peyton applies for a short term job as a P. A. for Dr. Scott Grant’s family practice. She’s look for a place to do her job, take a breather from her old life while deciding what to do next. After the death of his wife, Scott Grant has focused on two things, his kids and his practice. He never expects to find Peyton attractive and is stunned to find himself falling for her. The timing could be better and Peyton is not sure she wants to involve herself with another man with children. However, love doesn’t always come at the right time. Can Peyton and Scott find their way around the past to a future together?
Robyn Carr’s Thunder Point series has been on my auto buy list and The Promise proves why. The Promise tackles real life issues that tug at your heart. You can’t wait for Peyton and Scott to find their happy ending. Perfect for a lazy reading day, The Promise is thoroughly satisfying!