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Just a Heartbeat Away by Cara Bastone

Friday, August 14, 2020 RomanceNovel

Sebastian Dorner, an architect and a Brooklynite, had his world upended when his wife Cora was killed in a car accident. Four months later, he is at a parent-teacher conference with his four-year-old son’s pre-K teacher when Miss DeRosa, the teacher, gently breaks it to him that he has been neglecting Matty.

Seb is devastated, horrified and ashamed to realize Miss DeRosa is right—he’s neglected his son in his grief. Luckily, not only is Matty’s teacher firm yet sympathetic, she provides him with a list of things to keep track of, like making sure Matty has a fruit or vegetable at every meal and planning play dates for Matty with other parents.

Two years later, Sebastian is a devoted father. He has quit his job as an architect and has an artistic carpentry business...

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