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Right beside you

by Monroe, Mary,

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 19 Libraries 19 of 23 copies
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Summary
With a successful career, money in the bank, and a solid future, Felicia has almost everything she ever wanted. But getting married is the one holiday wish she can't seem to get. And it's not helping that she's hopelessly in love with her coworker, widower Richard Grimes. Richard has his hands full juggling pre-Christmas work demands and raising two teenage daughters. But he's not too busy to wish his relationship with Felicia could become much more. It will take all their courage and compassion to risk opening their hearts to each other - hopefully for many more holiday happily-ever-afters.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Coworkers Felicia Hawkins and Richard Grimes have always considered themselves best friends, but after years of deepening companionship, they secretly both want more. As a widower, Richard must consider his family and children, and Felicia worries about breaking their bond by exposing her heart's truth. Missed chances and misunderstandings occur in the nebulous space between friendship and romance. When new opportunities arise that would take their careers in different directions, they need to weigh the risk of true love and decide if it is too late for their happily-ever-after. Written in a heartfelt rom-com style, Right Beside You is an easy holiday read about finding love that has been there all along. While Monroe focuses on Felicia and Richard's tender skirting of their mutual longing, she balances it nicely with family life and relationships as well as male-female friendships that are central to the characters' emotional development. Readers will be warmed by the uplifting message that life is too short to miss something as wonderful as finding true love.--Kate Campos Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Set in Northern Ohio, this soft single-dad romance focuses on taking a chance on love after loss and despite miscommunications. Felicia Hawkins is a successful woman who works hard at her job coordinating workshops and training sessions for executives. She has a deep relationship with her elderly grandmother and her parents, and also has a longtime crush on her friend Richard Grimes, a widowed single father to teen girls who handles IT and administrative tasks at her company. In the years since the death of Richard's wife, Richard and Felicia have been dancing around each other without any idea that their romantic feelings are mutual. Felicia thinks that she's lost her chance with Richard--thanks to hearing that he's been tapped for a transfer and seeing him around town with Regina, an old flame--and Richard believes that Felicia couldn't ever want him. As Christmas approaches, the magic of the season leads them to search their hearts and reach out to each other at last. There's no overt focus on religion, but the occasional mentions of faith and overall vibe will be deeply familiar to congregants of black American churches. Poor pacing and a rushed romantic resolution mar this otherwise tender and appealing romance. Agent: Andrew Stuart, Stuart Agency. (Oct.)"
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Additional Information
Subjects Widowers -- Fiction.
Single fathers -- Fiction.
Single women -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Work environment -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
African American families -- Fiction.
Christmas fiction.
Romance fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Publisher New York, NY :2019
Edition First Kensington hardcover edition.
Language English
Notes Includes discussion questions.
Description 227 pages ; 19 cm
ISBN 9781496715845
1496715845
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