Carrie Ann Ryan
"Hope Restored" by Carrie Ann Ryan is the final novel in the Gallagher Brothers series. Murphy Gallagher learned at a young age that life isn't worth living if you don't fight for it, after battling cancer twice. When his world is turned upside down again, he must navigate the unknown and his attraction to his best friend, Tessa Stone. Tessa has always tried to focus on the present and not dwell on the past, but when she is forced to be Murphy's rock, they both must learn to lean on each other. As they navigate through their feelings, they realize that their initial attraction might be the beginning of something much more complicated. This novel is full of romance, seduction, and the reminder that life is for living.