Finding Liberty (A Liberty Lake Romance Book 1)

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
At 26, Liberty Montgomery has barely begun to live life. Married nearly right out of high school, she's known no other life than the one her husband provided. Returning to Liberty Lake, her hometown namesake, with her 4 1/2 year old son in tow, Libby doesn't know what to expect. Rediscovering herself and her faith seem like insurmountable obstacles.

Jake Owens has always lived in Liberty Lake. He loves the town and the people in it. Running his father's construction business just seems like a natural progression of life. When Libby returns, bringing with it old feelings he thought he'd long buried, he finds himself wanting to help her in any way he can.

Libby isn't looking for help or friendship. She wants to stand on her own two feet. Love certainly isn't a dream she chases anymore. As a mother, she has her son to consider and her own wants don't enter the picture. Can she take what Jake is offering, and find a new life, one that provides all that she has been missing?

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Chapter One

Submitted: April 25, 2019

The road spread out in front of her, dark asphalt guiding her to her destination as she sped along the sparsely populated highway. The wh... Read Chapter

Chapter Two

Submitted: April 25, 2019

The car suddenly lurched, making a horrible grinding noise that forced her to pull over to the side of the road. It made another protest,... Read Chapter

Chapter Three

Submitted: April 25, 2019

They were driving through town now. She glanced around as they did, noting what hadn't changed and what had. Mostly, it was the Liberty... Read Chapter

Chapter Four

Submitted: April 25, 2019

Libby awoke to the smell of pancakes and a child's laughter. Though the gravity of choices came rushing, she pushed them aside and conc... Read Chapter

Chapter Five

Submitted: April 25, 2019

Slinging the tool belt around his waist, Jake shoved a few nails in his teeth and climbed the ladder, working on the frame around the s... Read Chapter

Chapter Six

Submitted: April 25, 2019

The welcome she received upon entering the church made her feel as if she never left Liberty Lake. No one seemed surprised to see her. ... Read Chapter

Chapter Seven

Submitted: April 25, 2019

The house smelled amazing. Jake always appreciated Bell's cooking. It reminded him of the dinners his mother made. It also reminded him... Read Chapter

Chapter Eight

Submitted: April 25, 2019

Libby met her mother in the kitchen the next morning. "I need a job." Bell arched an eyebrow. "Well, honey, what for?" "I think y... Read Chapter

chapter nine

Submitted: June 03, 2019

Drawing a hand across her damp forehead, Libby leaned into the oven and removed the peanut butter - chocolate muffins. She sat them on th... Read Chapter

Chapter Ten

Submitted: June 09, 2019

  Jake leaned against Bennett's desk, tapping a finger against his hip in rhythm to the radio. Sunday wasn't his friend's usual ... Read Chapter

Chapter Eleven

Submitted: June 10, 2019

Cool air blew around them, the dew still on the grass as fog covered the trees in the distance with a thick, dense shroud. Their breath... Read Chapter

Chapter Twelve

Submitted: June 10, 2019

Bennett called her back not long after. She hated the nerves that ate at her insides, wishing she didn’t feel so helpless so far away... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirteen

Submitted: June 13, 2019

Jake spent the first half of the day at work. He knew Robert couldn’t get there until later in the evening. Libby confirmed he didn... Read Chapter

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