Lia Carswell is good at what she doeseven if it isn’t as glamorous as her old artist life in Manhattan. The popular waitress works hard in a small Salt Lake City diner, with the goal of easing her sister’s financial strain. And with her witty personality and good looks, she’s something of an enigma to the male customers who vie for her attention. Ever the professional, Lia keeps her distancewith one exception. Aidan is a breakfast regular, and his gentle, clever teasing draws Lia’s attention and builds an easy rapport between them, though Lia would never let their relationship get seriousespecially since he’s not the only one trying to catch her eye. Her handsome neighbor Griff has been hinting that he wants more than a neighborly relationship. Then her old New York artist life comes knocking, and an offer is made for a series of commissioned paintings. Lia knows it would ensure financial security for her family, but she doesn’t know if she wants that life anymore. When she undertakes on final project, she reawakens her heart and soul. And as she finds herself falling in love and needing an outlet more and more, she realizes her paintings might be her saving grace. 240 pages
Covenant Communications, a division of Deseret Book Corporation, was founded more than fifty years ago. Covenant publishes more than 100 books each year, produces both feature films and documentaries and distributes films from other producers, manufactures and markets a line of home décor and “Sweet Salt” brand of women’s clothing.