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Garden of Her Heart - Hearts of the War #1 - cover

Garden of Her Heart - Hearts of the War #1

Shanna Hatfield

Publisher: Shanna Hatfield

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Summary

Can forbidden love blossom 
    amid the constraints of war? 
A sweet World War II romance from USA Today Bestselling Author Shanna Hatfield 
The moment the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, life shifted for Miko Nishimura. Desperate to reach the Portland Assembly Center for Japanese Americans, she's kicked off the bus miles from town. Every tick of the clock pushes her closer to becoming a fugitive in the land of her birth. Exhausted, she stumbles to her grandparents' abandoned farm only to find a dying soldier sprawled across the step. Unable to leave him, she forsakes all else to keep him alive. 
After crashing his plane in the Battle of the Atlantic, the doctors condemn Captain Rock Laroux to die. Determined to meet his maker beneath a blue sky at his family home, he sneaks out of the hospital. Weary and half out of his mind, he makes it as far as a produce stand he remembers from his youth. Rather than surrender to death, Rock fights a battle of the heart as he falls in love with the beautiful Japanese woman who saves his life. 
A poignant, sweet romance, Garden of Her Heart proves love can bloom in unlikely places even under the most challenging circumstances. 
 
Winner of the RT Review Source Award, and a RONE Finalist.

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