From neighbors to friends to lovers? All the makings of a risky second-chance romance by USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Brogan.
Since Carli Lancaster’s divorce, she’s worked hard to keep life as normal as possible for her daughters. When she lands a job as cohost of a local morning show, it looks like a fresh start. So does the arrival of a handsome new neighbor, who has more in common with Carli than just a property line.
Ben Chase is also new to single parenthood. And like Carli, he’s focused on the future.
From navigating neighborhood gossip to decorating for holidays to reaching out in times of trouble, they quickly learn to rely on each other. Just like a couple but without the complications of coupling! Sure, there’s attraction. They’re only human. But they’re also friends, and who wants to ruin a perfect relationship with romance?
They’re both thinking about adding some perks, though, and even if their new normal isn’t perfect, it’s definitely somewhere in the neighborhood.
After her divorce Carli is trying to make the transition as seamless as possible for her and her teenage daughters however between her new job, her ex and her sexy neighbor things are about to get more complicated.
Ben also finds himself divorced as well with two children. His life was turned upside down when he was betrayed by his ex and his best friend who also happened to be his business partner. All he wants to do is focus on his new home and being the best father they can be.
Both Carlie and Ben have so much in common and a friendship develops but only they can decide if they are ready to open their hearts to the possibility of more. This story is more about their new lives and the romance between them is a very slow burn.