The Other Side of the World, Book 1 (Luke's Story)

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"One of my top five favorites... ever. This book left me speechless and with my heart in my throat the whole way through..."

Sometimes, love can surprise you…

The Girl:
Rowan McClain has everything a girl could ask for: a handsome, charming husband and a successful career as a romance writer. But when Prince Charming’s affections begin to wane and her mother’s cancer returns, Rowan’s perfect world begins to crumble.

The Guy:
When Army Lieutenant Luke Cartwright arrives in Iraq, the last thing on his mind is falling in love. But when a friend gives him a copy of RJ McClain’s book, he writes a letter to the author using his friend’s name on the return address. After exchanging several letters and sharing their deepest secrets, the two become unlikely friends.

The Happily Ever After?
After a year with no letter from Iraq, Rowan becomes convinced that the soldier she had befriended has been killed in the line of duty. Now divorced from her husband, she moves on with her life. But when her sister sets her up on a blind date with a soldier named Luke Cartwright, Rowan begins to feel as though she has met him before. Will she give into her feelings for him? Or will thoughts of the man she had come to love through his beautiful letters keep her from giving her heart to Luke?

What Fans are Saying:

“One of my top five favorites... ever. This book left me speechless and with my heart in my throat the whole way through. The emotions were intense, the characters were perfect and it will take me a long time to get it out of my head. I am in love with Luke and Rowan and wish their story had never ended.” BookLover70

“It'll make you laugh, it'll make you cry, it will make you believe in true love. 5 Stars!” MelanieB

“Luke and Rowan’s story was just so true to life. This was such a well written book; the characters so believable. This one is just emotional from the beginning, from romance to humor to tears. Definitely a read again book.” Sherri M

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