Title: The Obsession
Author: Nora Roberts
Ranking: 7.5 out of 10.0
Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/Obsession-Nora-Roberts/dp/0399175164
Summary: Naomi Bowes lost her innocence when she was 12, the night she followed her father - Thomas David Bowes - into the woods. In freeing ashley the girl trapped in the root cellar, Naomi revealed the horrible extent of her father’s crimes and made him infamous.
Now a successful photographer living under the name Naomi Carson, she has found in Sunrise Cove a rambling old house in need of repair, thousands of miles away from everything she’s ever known. Naomi wants to embrace the solitude, but the friendly residents keep forcing her to open up—especially the determined Xander Keaton.
Naomi can feel her defenses failing, and knows that the connection her new life offers is something she’s always secretly craved. But the sins of her father can become an obsession, and her past is never more than a nightmare away.
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