"A sheltered artist with a secret follows her heart to Sanctuary, West Virginia, where she meets a hunky country lawyer with a secret of his own in Nancy Herkness’ Country Roads. A charming—and hot!—tale of falling in love for all the right reasons, Country Roads should be on your must-read list!" —Mariah Stewart, New York Times bestselling author of The Long Way Home: The Chesapeake Diaries
“Julia and Paul’s romance is fun and the book moves along at a nice clip.” —Publishers Weekly
"Country Roads is a contemporary romance that will steal your breath. It’s dreamy. It’s steamy hot, yet heartbreakingly tender. It’s an exceptional story that will touch your heart. It will make you laugh and it will make you cry. You will read feverishly to the end, and then you wish that it would go on forever. Country Roads is a novel you will treasure." —Heide Katros, Winter Haven News Chief
"I could feel an immediate chemistry flowing between [Julia and Paul]…. Overall, I loved getting to know Ms. Herkness’ characters as intimately as I did. …This is my first experience reading this author’s work, but it won’t be my last. I recommend this book and look forward to reading more from this author." —Night Owl Reviews
"Beautifully written and perfectly paced… this is a passionate story of two people finding their way together while keeping promises they made and trying not hurt their families in any way. Five stars, 'Perfect Escape'." —Dollycas, Escape with Dollycas into a Good Book
About the Author
Born and raised in the mountains of West Virginia, Nancy Herkness’s passion for writing romance began the day her grandmother gave her a Georgette Heyer novel. After graduating from Princeton University with honors in English literature and creative writing, she had successful careers in retail, computer programming, and marketing before finally returning to her first love: writing. The author of Take Me Home and three other contemporary romances, Herkness was named one of 2003’s Best Up and Coming Authors in the Affaire de Coeur’s readers’ poll. She is also a winner of the Golden Leaf Award, the Aspen Gold Award, and the Write Touch Readers’ Award. She currently resides in New Jersey with her husband and two mismatched dogs.