Love is sweeter the second time around. . . .
Act One: Girl Leaves Boy
Lindsay West may have the face of a Hollywood starlet, but the demanding life of a teen celebrity never suited her. So nearly twenty years ago, she left her hit TV show and returned to her hometown of Belle Coeur, Missouri. Now Lindsay takes a role in a new play at a regional theater, unaware that shell be sharing the stage with her former cast mate, one-time heartthrob Noah Patrick.
Act Two: Boy Tries to Win Back Girl
Noah Patrick took the gig at the Belle Coeur Theater hoping it would help revive his stalled careerbut it was his heart that got the jumpstart. Playing opposite the beautiful and enigmatic Lindsay, he begins to understand that fame is fickle and fortune is fleeting but true love lasts. Growing up together on the set of the show that made them both stars, Noah didnt give Lindsay much thought. But now she has grown into someone impossible to forget.
Act Three: Anyones Guess
Fighting off man-eating bears, Lindsays quirky family, and a pretty serious case of pneumonia, Noah will do whatever it takes to prove that this former bad boy has turned into a man Lindsay can love . . . before the curtain falls!
Noah Patrick was the heartthrob star of a hit television show, Betwixt and Be Teen, but when his drinking spiraled out of control, he lost everything. Now in his thirties and a recovering alcoholic, Noah accepts the lead role in a play written by Joline, his agent Vivienne\'s vindictive daughter, and soon finds himself meeting the quirky citizens of Belle Coeur, Missouri. Among them is his beautiful former costar and Vivienne\'s eldest daughter, the widowed Lindsay, who is also acting in Joline\'s play. Noah\'s memories of Lindsay are fuzzy, but Lindsay has never forgotten how she gave him her heart and he cheated on her. As the two work together, Lindsay is surprised to see how much Noah has changed. Soon their late night script-reading meetings turn into much more, but will Lindsay be able to forgive Noah or will their secrets destroy them once again? With wacky characters, a wonderful small-town atmosphere, and a love story that won\'t quit, Michaels\' romance will keep readers completely engaged.