Courtney Milan, Bestselling Author
In Not Flowers, but Love, Krys Batts movingly describes the emotional journey of Jamie Dubois, an energy executive who has devoted her life to her career. Her diversions are her family, who she loves dearly, and a weekend fling named Ken who lives out of town. When Ken moves to her hometown, and takes a job as VP at her company, Jamie is forced to come to terms with the emotional distance that she struggles to maintain. With a solid cast of family and friendship, Batts shows love in all its nuances, from first blush to moving on. This is a romance for every woman who has ever given up on love.
From the Back Cover
Jamie Dubois's love life has been a series of calamities foras long as she can remember. And throughthese calamities, she has noticed a dismaying pattern--men who come bearingflowers are usually delivering heartaches as well. So at age thirty-five, she prefers to focuson her flourishing career in Houston, Texas, while keeping love at adistance. Literally. But when her remote, occasional lover, Ken,decides to take a job in Houston with Jamie's employer, her calculated controlbegins to unravel. Soon, she is mired inmayhem as the predictable life she knows is turned upside-down--and everythingshe wants becomes everything she can't have.