Like her long-lost father, Leilani heals people. But can she heal herself?
Leilani Torres, her sister, and her brother flee with their mother from Costa Mora, a small Pacific island country. They leave their father behind, for reasons that remain mysterious to Leilani, until she confronts them eighteen years later.
Years later, her peaceful solitary life ends when she rescues Justin from thugs. Brokenhearted, Justin just wants to drown his sorrows. But he finds more trouble than he’s looking for when thugs assault him and a young woman with a dead aim rescues him. Justin and Leilani grow closer as he helps her through her agony over her father’s action.
They travel to her birthplace to get her father quietly out of Costa Mora. Leilani is ambivalent about meeting her father, torn between her happy childhood memories and a revelation that plunges Leilani into inner turmoil.. Can she forgive him for what he did, accept him for what he is? And can she reconnect with her roots, and be at peace with who she is?
Welcome, Reluctant Stranger interweaves a love story into a tale of past political intrigue and the heroine’s inner journey, accepting her past.
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