Secretly Yours by Tessa Bailey
Hallie Welch fell hard for Julian Vos at fourteen, after they almost kissed in the dark vineyards of his family’s winery. Now the prodigal hottie has returned to their small town. When Hallie is hired to revamp the gardens on the Vos estate, she wonders if she’ll finally get that smooch. But the grumpy professor isn’t the teenager she remembers and their polar opposite personalities clash spectacularly. One wine-fueled girls’ night later, Hallie can’t shake the sense that she did something reckless–and then she remembers the drunken secret admirer letter she left for Julian. Oh shit… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings
- Parental abandonment
- Panic attacks recounted, off-page
- Grief & loss depiction
- Death of grandmother, off-page
- Wildfire and the related property damage and financial difficulties for a sibling recounted