Playing by Heart: A Story of Love
by Deborah Raney (Goodreads Author)
Who can work in a house that's being remodeled? Not Maddie Houser, a novelist who gladly accepts the help of her eighty-year-old friend, Ginny, to arrange a stay in a charming bed and breakfast. As time passes, Maddie never sees Ginny's friend, the inn owner--but a friendship blossoms as the two leave messages for each other. Before long, Maddie feels a deepening admiratio...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published August 1st 2003 by Barbour Publishing
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In this delightful novella by award-winning author Deborah Raney, two lonely people come to care for each other through the exchange of handwritten notes, without ever meeting face to face. However, each one's imagined perception of the other is shattered when they finally do meet... will they be able to hold onto the fragile beginnings of deep friendship and let a budding romance take it's course, or will they let memories of the past and misconceptions kill the relationship before it even begi...more
DEBORAH RANEY's first novel, A Vow to Cherish, inspired the World Wide Pictures film of the same title. Her books have since won the RITA Award, ACFW Carol Award, HOLT Medallion, National Readers' Choice Award, Silver Angel, and have twice been Christy Award finalists. Forever After, second in her new Hanover Falls Novels series just released from Howard/Simon & Schuster. Deb and her husband,...moreMore about Deborah Raney...