cover image Where We Found Home

Where We Found Home

Susan Mallery. HQN, $26.99 (432p) ISBN 978-0-373-80250-0

Mallery (Sisters like Us) spins a heartwarming but shallow story about people searching for security and love. In present-day Seattle, Delaney Holbrook is trying to move on after losing her fiancé and quitting her job. She turns to Malcolm Carlesso, who’s running his family’s company and has his own life upheaval in the form of two recently discovered younger sisters, Kiera and Callie. As Malcolm tries to raise Kiera, he’s dealing with Callie’s past as a convicted felon and her budding romance with his best friend, Santiago Trejo. To top it all off, someone is stealing from his company. Though the characters manage to figure out how to be family, there’s so much going on that the issues of the relationships are only surface level. Despite the complexities, this book is sweet and will appeal to readers who enjoy the intricacies of family drama. Agent: Annelise Robey, Jane Rotrosen Agency. (July)