Bend Toward the Sun by Jen Devon

Bend Toward the Sun by Jen Devon

Rowan McKinnon doesn’t believe in love. With a botany PhD, two best friends who embrace her social quirkiness, and some occasional no-strings sex, she has everything she needs. But she hides deep wounds from the past—from a negligent mother, and a fiancé who treated her like a pawn in a game. When an academic setback leads Rowan to take on the restoration of an abandoned vineyard, she relishes the opportunity to restore the grapes to their former glory… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Child neglect & abandonment recounted
  • Emotionally abusive relationship recounted
  • Cheating recounted*
  • Divorce
  • Depression
  • Anxiety & panic attacks
  • Sibling with a chronic leg injury sustained during a car accident
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Smoking mentioned
  • Death of a grandmother recounted
  • Weight loss recounted

* Context : The heroine broke up with her ex-fiancé when she realised he was married with kids.

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