Two people needing a new start in life are brought together in Salvation, Colorado by a paranormal wedding veil and a vision in an Indian sweat lodge.
She (Jillian) is a cynical Assist. DA from Houston who has never known love and has reached a place in her life that everyone and everything has disappointed her. Her mother abandoned her at age 3, her father died when she was 5, and her step-mother resented raising her husbands illigetimate child. The high point of her childhood was when she was 9 her step-mother put 2 pieces of coal in the Christmas stocking she had hung hoping Santa would love her. Her only friends have all found 'true love' and her father-figure/mentor dropped dead of an inoperable brain tumor.
He (Tucker) is a gifted architect from the Big Apple who abandoned his career to try to save his dying wife. After spending all his savings trying to find a cure for his wife's (Aimee) cancer, she dies in the hometown she loved as a child, Salvation, Colorado. Aimee's father (the mentor/father figure of Jillian) deeds the family home to Tucker. At the same time, he leaves the home to the Jillian in his will and makes her the exectitrix.
After losing her mentor and her job, Jillian packs up everything in a u-haul and heads to Salvation. Tucker has spent two years in limbo mourning the death of Aimee. Before they meet in person, they meet in a vision that packs dynamite.
Lori Wilde is a supurb author who spins a poignant tale of two lost souls stumbling into each others paths. She introduces secondary characters with just enough detail and action to fill out the story and make you think of them as friends. And,she weaves a sometimes serious, sometimes humorous, and always tender love story that will stay with you long after you finish the last page.
This is the fourth and final book in the 'Wedding Veil Wishes' series. I haven't read the others yet, so I immediately went looking for them. I have ordered the 2nd and 3rd, but the first is no longer available, and I am devastated.