Get to know the characters of the Mended Hearts Series by Patricia Lee (Guest Post & #Giveaway)

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An Anchor on Her Heart
(Mended Hearts #1)
By Patricia Lee
Inspirational Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook, 311 Pages
August 1st 2017 by Mountain Brook Ink


Can they keep their friendship pure when their hearts long for more?

McKenna Nichols, a young wife abandoned by her husband in favor of his work, is left alone to raise their autistic child. She promised to love him until death parted them. But when circumstances drive a wedge into their marriage and Dane chooses to escape what life has dealt them, how long can she be strong? Can she remain faithful to her marriage vows when tempted by the friendship of an unlikely stranger?

Rudy Taylor, who senses McKenna’s loneliness and understands the difficulty of raising her daughter, struggles to keep his concern for the young woman biblical. Will McKenna’s faith in God and Rudy’s commitment to his Lord be enough to keep their relationship simple until McKenna’s husband one day returns?

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Love Calls Her Home
(Mended Hearts #2)
By Patricia Lee
Inspirational Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook, 358 Pages
March 1st 2018 by Mountain Brook Ink


Can a hurting boy help two broken people find their way back to love ?

Lissa Frye returns home from the Navy hoping to find a different future—one which includes a husband, marriage, and a family, until news from her sister impacts Lissa’s personal life and derails her plans.

Kurt McKintrick, having lost his best friend to an IED in Afghanistan, has returned to help the man’s mother run a horse rescue ranch. Images of war plague him, and thoughts of anyone else he might love falling victim to an untimely end, distance him from the person most likely to help.

Eleven-year-old Jayden Clarke seeks to fill the ache in his heart from his father’s death two years before. But his life is turned upside down when the rancher who befriended him is found dead, the horses neglected, and the dog missing. When authorities arrive to investigate, Lissa and Kurt, estranged after a former relationship, are forced to meet again. Lissa must confront images from her past and Kurt struggles to live with his present truth.

Will Jayden be the catalyst that draws Lissa and Kurt back together for a happily ever after?

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A Kite on the Wind
(Mended Hearts #3)
By Patricia Lee
Inspirational Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook, 303 Pages
October 1st 2018 by Mountain Brook Ink


Is Love Strong Enough to Overcome the Walls They Hide Behind?

Left waiting at the altar, Claire Simpson has buried her past and moved on, carving out a life for herself as a teacher on the Oregon coast. When her former fiancé appears, he threatens to unravel the peaceful independence she has worked so hard to achieve after their relationship failed.

Montgomery Chandler has moved to NOAA headquarters in Newport, Oregon to make new, happier memories for his children after his wife died of a lingering illness. Their home in Seattle held nothing but the whispers of their earlier lives. Starting over will help all of them heal, but Monty is resolved not to risk love again.

When the handsome widower enrolls his hurting children at the school where Claire teaches, her determination to remain uninvolved vanishes at the whim of a snowstorm. This family needs her expertise. Can she help them without losing her heart?

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Guest Post: Series Character Descriptions

An Anchor on Her Heart

McKenna Nichols is a young mother with a disabled daughter, Sydney, whose husband has abandoned their marriage in favor of his work.

Dane Nichols has chosen to stay in Alaska working the fishing vessels instead of being home with his wife and disabled daughter whom he doesn’t understand.

Rudy Taylor is an unmarried scuba diving instructor with experience working on Alaskan fishing vessels who has a special heart for children like Sydney.

Olivia Taylor is Rudy’s mother and works in a coastal sandwich shop. Her wisdom and experience help guide McKenna with the decisions she must make.

Love Calls Her Home

Kurt McKintrick has returned from a tour with the Marines in Afghanistan and has volunteered to work on the horse rescue ranch his former comrade’s mother runs in eastern Oregon.

Lissa Frye is a former naval intelligence officer who has come home to find a new job, reconnect with a recent love interest , and restore her relationship with her father.

Jayden Clarke is an eleven year old boy whose father was ambushed in Afghanistan and whose stepfather makes life at home impossible, so he turns to the compassion of an old rancher. He becomes the catalyst to relight the flame between Kurt and Lissa.

A Kite On the Wind

Left waiting at the altar, Claire Simpson has accepted a learning specialist position on the Oregon coast and hopes to put her past behind her and begin anew.

Montgomery Chandler (Monty) works for the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration in Seattle as one of its scientists. When his wife dies, leaving him with twins, he moves his family to Newport where his sister Ellen lives and who can provide necessary help.

Ellen Norse, Monty’s sister, works as an administrative assistant while she waits for her husband to return from deployment overseas. She befriends Claire who becomes the special education teacher for the twins.

Jamie Duval is the former fiancé of Claire who thinks he can regain her affection after abandoning her three days before their wedding.

About the Author

Patricia Lee is a published author, having written since she first learned what words could do at the age of six. She holds a BA in journalism from the University of Oregon. Articles to her credit have appeared in Moody Monthly, Power for Living, Expecting and Focus on the Family’s Clubhouse as well as in two anthologies— Cup of Comfort Bible Promises and In the Company of Angels. She is part of a team of bloggers who submit short devotionals for

Patricia is a member of the Oregon Christian Writers and of American Christian Fiction Writers. She and her husband have two adult children and live in the Pacific Northwest with two sleepy cats.

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