I just finished reading Bending Towards the Sun. It is the 2nd book in the Quilted Heart series by Mona Hodgson. It is a very quick read, but I really did enjoy the story. I read the first book in the story, and I did not find it as enjoyable as the second.
The story continues on some of the characters from the first book, but they are not the main character. I always appreciate that, then you know what happened to those characters. This book mostly focuses on Emilee and Quaid. They have known each other since they were kids. Quaid was off fighting the war and has returned back. He works for his father who is an Irish freight deliverer. Emilee is German who is going to school and works at her dad's store.
Quaid and Emilee meet up again where Quaid is coming to pick up apples from a farm that Emilee is helping to bring in the harvest. They both hit it off and are very comfortable with each other. The problem is that Emilee's dad is not very happy to see her have an interest in Quaid because he is Irish and he doesn't really have the career that he would like his daughter to be married too.
The story really keeps you wanting to find out if they will end up together. Will they go behind her dad's back?
I definitely give this book a 4 out of 5 stars. I was given this book as a free copy from Waterbrook Multnomah publishing. I have not been compensated for my opinion.