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Girl in the Spotlight (Two Moon Bay #1)

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The daughter they never knew 

When Miles Jenkins sees the graceful young figure skater on TV, he can't believe how much she resembles Lark McGee, the girl he dated briefly in college. Could this aspiring star be the child Lark gave up for adoption eighteen years ago? He has to find out. 

Locating Lark ignites conflicting emotions in Miles—including regrets for what might

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Kindle Edition, 384 pages
Published June 1st 2017 by Harlequin Heartwarming
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Coral
Jun 09, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Plot: 5/5
Characterisation: 4/5
Prose: 4/5
How much I enjoyed it: 4/5
Carrie Schmidt (Reading is My SuperPower)
Virginia McCullough’s Girl in the Spotlight is a sweet love story. But it’s not just a romance between a man and a woman. It’s also a story of love from a parent to a child, the parents who gave birth to her and the parents who adopted her.

I love Miles and felt he handled the situation involving Perrie Lynn with maturity and discretion. He’s a tender dad to his little girl Brooke and a friendly ex-husband to Andi. His compassion, honesty, and steadiness with Lark increased my appreciation of him
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Megan
This was a great story! I thought both main characters were well-written. Lark's connection to her daughter was understandable, I can't even imagine how difficult it would have been to give up a child. The ending was good, definitely gave closure.
Lynn Brooks
Jun 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4 1/2 STARS!

The meaning of a second chance is personified in Virginia McCullough’s debut Harlequin Heartwarming novel! A yearning … pushed to the wayside. A connection … born, yet not developed. Regret … a daily reminder. Could she truly have a second chance with the daughter she gave away? Is it possible for him to even realize the amount of hope he’s handed her? In this story, we meet a couple who made the young sacrifice to give their child up for adoption, then went their separate ways and d
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Jess Lawson
Jun 03, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Girl in the Spotlight was well written and the words flowed perfectly. I enjoyed getting to know Miles and Lark as well as there children. Lark and Miles have a history that connects them through a special bond that isn't exactly hard to get over. This is a second chance love story. Miles and Lark find themselves in a situation that many couples who give up a child do not always get lucky enough to be in.

Throughout this book I often wondered if Miles was over his ex wife, while he was spending
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Kristen Lewendon
Jun 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
There really isn’t anything simple about this book. It’s filled with complex emotions and even more complicated relationships. But at the heart of it all, this was a story about the love that makes a family whole. No matter what unexpected connections make up that family. I loved watching Miles and Lark get a second chance to find out what they could be together. Even if it was heartbreaking to watch them navigate the tricky legalities of adoption.
I received a complimentary copy of this book.
Anne
Jun 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'm a huge fan of the Harlequin Heartwarming series, and Virginia McCullough is a new and strong voice for them. I loved this book because it was more than a romantic love story. There is no stronger love than a mother for her child, and McCullough has captured the love of a mother for the child she gave away as an infant, a love that haunts. This is a must read book. And the added advantage is you can visit Door County, Wisconsin along the way.
Natalie Brady
Jun 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
The writing and story telling of this book is very well done. The author truly gets into the meat of the characters and who they are.
Alisha
Feb 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
4.25 loved this book I like adoption stories
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I was thrilled to get an advanced reading copy copy of this book!

Readers can always count on Virginia McCullough to deliver stories with heart and soul.

Girl in the Spotlight gives Miles Jenkins and Lark McGee a second chance to find the love their casual college romance and inopportune pregnancy cost them. Seventeen years after they give up their daughter for adoption, Miles’ seven-year-old figure skating fan daughter draws his attention to a rising skating star who happens to have been adopted
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A writer all her adult life, Virginia McCullough has had the opportunity to write the stories of her heart in her novels, including Girl in the Spotlight, the first book in her Two Moon Bay series for Harlequin Heartwarming. (Book 2 is scheduled for release in January 2018). Her award-winning romance and women’s fiction titles include The Jacks of Her Heart, Amber Light, Greta’s Grace, The Chapels ...more
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