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Before and After You, an all-new heartfelt small town romance from Hope Ellis, is LIVE in Kindle Unlimited! 

Leigh D’Alessandro is a fighter. She fought to escape her dysfunctional family, to end a soul-killing marriage, and to build a new life in a small Tennessee town.  When the fate of the community hospital she works for is threatened, she’s primed and ready for battle. What she can’t fight any longer is her unshakable attraction to her best friend’s brother, who has a notorious reputation and triggers all her worst fears about trust and betrayal.

Walker Leffersbee is a lover. At least that’s the reputation he’s built in his hometown. Scion of a prosperous Tennessee banking family, he’s a known ladies’ man and a confirmed bachelor. His hands are full as he juggles competing demands from his family’s bank and his growing property renovation business. The last thing he needs is to give in to his long-standing craving for his sister’s headstrong and hot-tempered best friend. Especially because she’s the only one who knows the secret that threatens to upend his life.

When a home renovation project brings them too close for comfort, they both struggle to withstand the growing heat. As they grow closer helping each other navigate family minefields, Walker learns that love is not a four-letter word, and Leigh realizes that some battles are meant to be lost. 

But Walker’s secret is the one thing that could keep them apart, unless they both decide to fight for the love they never looked for but now can’t live without.

‘Before and After You’ is a contemporary romance and can be read as a standalone. Book #2 in the Leffersbee series, Green Valley Chronicles, Penny Reid Book Universe.

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About Hope Ellis

USA Today bestselling author Hope Ellis is a health outcomes researcher by day and writes romances featuring sexy nerds by night.  She hopes to one day conquer her habit of compulsively binge-watching The Office.

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My Review...

This second book of the Leffersbee family is a sensenstional read!

This book, set in the Green Valley world gives a beautiful fresh view of the world that Penny Reid has created.

This is the story of the eldest Leffersbee, Walker and his sister’s best friend Leigh. 

First, wow! Leigh is a phenomenal, strong character. For all the hurt and drama of her past and present, she rises above as best she can to be strong and capable, all on her own. It’s was devastating to see her go home and face the catastrophe that awaited her. 

Walker is a born savior. He is determined to smooth the rough waters in his world. However, when his own world gets rocked, he deals with it in a bit of a selfish way. 

The chemistry between Leigh and Walker is amazing. I love how they played off each other’s strengths. They were there when they needed each other and they each smoothed the rough edges of the other. 

The angst was perfectly blended with a strength of love that they had for each other. This story is going to pull at your heartstrings in a glorious way!

Way to go Ms. Ellis, I can’t wait to read what comes next from this family!

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