WHERE AZALEAS BLOOM by Sherryl Woods, 2012. This book is about a romance between a widower named Mitch with two grown sons and a newly divorced woman named Lynn who’s having a hard time paying the bills due to her ex-husband’s late child support checks.. They are living in their hometown, and happened to grow up and go to school together. Mitch had a crush on Lynn when he was a young boy. Here’s the teaser:
“Dad’s late with the check again, isn’t he?
How bad is it?” Lexie asked.
Lynn tried to reassure her, “We’re going to be fine, sweetie. I don’t want you to worry about this.”
“We’re not going to be fine,” Lexie retorted angrily. “How did Dad turn out to be such a huge jerk?”