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Daddy Lessons (Home to Hartley Creek #2)

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Her high school sweetheart is the last person teacher Hailey Deacon expects to encounter back home in Hartley Creek. Since Dan Morrow closed the door on their future, Hailey's determined to make this a temporary stay. She has an ill grandmother to take care of. But when Dan, now a widower, brings his troubled six-year-old daughter to Hailey for help, how can she refuse? Wo ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 21st 2012 by Love Inspired
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Krista
Mar 01, 2012 Krista rated it it was ok
I was not aware that there were Christian based romance novels until I won this book from Goodreads. The title, Daddy Lessons, indicated an entirely different story to me. So, I was surprised to get the book and learn that there is an entire realm of Christian-based romance novels out there. Needless to say, this definitely means that you will not get the hot and heavy amorous scenes that you might in your typical Harlequin Romance. Rather, Daddy Lessons is a sweet G rated Romantic story about t ...more
Molly Cline
Oct 28, 2015 Molly Cline rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015, series-2, winter
This story was a good read and would have givin it 3 1/2 stars if I could. It did have a few small places where it dragged a little but didn't stay there and picked back up with the story. Story of forgiveness of yourself, and of the past and learning how God always forgives. How a little girl dealing with her Mamma's death helps two others to face the past and heal from it. A nice reminder of God still being with you even though you feel He's not
Karen
Aug 02, 2015 Karen rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Dan and his daughter Natasha have moved back to Hartley Creek after his ex-wife's death. Hailey is back in town with her grandmother's stroke. Will they renew their courtship after 7 years?
Deanne Patterson
When teacher's aide Hailey Deacon comes back to her hometown to take care of her ailing grandmother. She takes a takes a teaching job at the local elementary school. Out of the school building window she sees her boyfriend from when she was in high school. He is trying to get his crying child Natasha to get out of his vehicle so she can start school in Hailey's classroom. Old romantic memories surround both of them but they ignore the awareness. Dan Morrow closed the door on his relationship wit ...more
Christine
Mar 02, 2012 Christine rated it it was amazing
This book was interesting for me because even though I had a pretty good idea how it would end, I still really enjoyed reading how Dan and Hailey sorted through their past issues and were able to rekindle their love for each other. I found the romance between them very touching and liked their maturity in working things out together.

I also admired Dan for being so caring to Natasha. I could tell how much she meant to him, and he was a good dad to her. He was a bit gruff at first, but I could un
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Amy
Mar 05, 2013 Amy rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, christian, 2013
I give this one a 3.5 star rating.. The story was cute & predictable, but very enjoyable.. It deals with family, love, loss and coping with loss and guilt.

At times i felt like I was missing something, but I think that's because it's part of a series.. I hate that these little romances are like that because you can't always find the books since they are only available to purchase for a short time :(
Thea
Jan 22, 2015 Thea rated it it was ok
For me this book dragged on. A lost love and a second chance but they are both to busy trying not to come together. All the while spending ever day together. To me this could have done with about 150 to 200 pages less. To much of there own assumptions and thoughts made this drag out. The child is a lot of the story. She is not what a child would be like with her back story.
Leigh Bale
Jan 30, 2013 Leigh Bale rated it it was amazing
This engaging story perfectly captures the feel of small town America and the angst of single fatherhood. A heartwarming, touching read. Delightful.
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Miniseries: Home to Hartley Creek
Category: Inspirational Romance
Shelly Hochdorf
Mar 01, 2012 Shelly Hochdorf rated it it was amazing
Was a great heartwarming story! Love it when I pick up a book and don't want to put it down till I am finished with it.
Virginia Brunk
Feb 07, 2015 Virginia Brunk rated it really liked it
This was a good book with the theme being God's forgiveness. I really enjoyed the story.
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Miniseries: Home to Hartley Creek
Category: Inspirational Romance
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Carolyne Aarsen is a blessed to have sincere Christian parents and to be married to a committed Christian husband. But her first love was always fiction. Because of her isolation from any kind of writing group, Carolyne learned to write by trial and error and by taking correspondence courses while she and her husband were raising their four natural children and the numerous foster children that ca ...more
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