Love Reconsidered

After betrayal and tragedy rip apart two families, the wake of anger and pain threatens to destroy them all.

Aleen Riddick’s marriage falls apart when her daughter, eighteen-year-old Sunny, loses her beloved boyfriend in a tragic accident. Struggling with how to cope, mother and daughter look to the dead boy’s father, grief-stricken Ted Hammand, to help them heal and redefine life.

When shocking developments force them to confront those who have deceived them, Aleen, Ted, and Sunny must decide if forgiveness will drive them back to the pain of the past or forward to a future of possibilities. Love Reconsidered is about families—their grief, guilt, compassion, love, forgiveness, and hope.

An award-winning page-turning contemporary tale of how three memorable characters seek to rebuild their lives after betrayal and tragedy with the help of new relationships, loyal corgi dogs, home-cooked meals, and the ritual of football Sundays.

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Praise for Love Reconsidered

Grief, loss and second chances are illuminated in Love Reconsidered and its surprising and heartwarming twists offer insights into the true meaning of love.”
Kris Radish, bestselling author of The Year of Necessary Lies

Top 5 Last Minute Summer Reads —BuzzFeed

“An uplifting and tender tale about redefining life and forging a path to the future (even when it seems impossible), Love Reconsidered is one of 2017’s most touching plots.” —PopSugar

“A charming work about two damaged, intertwined families…Fans of stories of good, earnest people entangled in messy relationships will find plenty here to enjoy.”

Kirkus Reviews

Love Reconsidered is a touching story filled with extraordinary characters put in heartbreaking situations. Enjoyable and engrossing, with surprising twists, this is a book that is hard to put down.”– Foreword Reviews

“A touching and emotionally fueled story on family, compassion, love, and beyond, Love Reconsidered is one of 2017’s most emotional reading experiences.”–Brit+Co

Love Reconsidered won the 2018 Independent Press Award in the fiction category and was named a finalist in three competitions: the  Chick Lit/Women’s Lit category of the 2017 Best Book Awards; the Chick Lit/Women’s Lit category of the 2018 International Book Awards and the Chick Lit category of the 2018 Indie Book Awards.

Your Tango named Love Reconsidered one of the best romance novels of 2017 that every hopeless romantic will love.