Living is about learning Sometimes those lessons come from the most surprising of places Love Walks In is a glance into the meaning of love Chris Keniston gives the heart a voice and the soul a safe haven Love is about giving of yourself and expecting nothing in return It s about accepting the good with the bad and having faith in the unknown For Michael and Annette, it took two precious children to guide them to a second chance Love Walks In is in a class of it s own Emotionally stunnin Living is about learning Sometimes those lessons come from the most surprising of places Love Walks In is a glance into the meaning of love Chris Keniston gives the heart a voice and the soul a safe haven Love is about giving of yourself and expecting nothing in return It s about accepting the good with the bad and having faith in the unknown For Michael and Annette, it took two precious children to guide them to a second chance Love Walks In is in a class of it s own Emotionally stunning The USA TODAY Bestselling LOVE WALKS IN brings you a heartwarming story you won t want to miss Annette Deluca believes you only get one chance at the love of a lifetime It s up to Michael Becker and his young autistic son to prove her wrong NOTE TO READERS This expanded version of Love Walks In contains an epilogue not available in the bestselling holiday boxed set version Sit back, kick off your shoes and prepare to fall in love with the Aloha Romance Series Aloha Texas BookNick and Kara Almost Paradise BookBilly and Angela Mai Tai Marriage BookJim and Lexie Dive into You BookDoug and Emily Look of Love BookDan and Maddie Love By Design BookJohn and Ava Love Walks In BookAnnette and Michael Shell Game Brooklyn s story Praise for the Aloha Series Chris Keniston combines drama, humor and heart stirring romance into a winning tale This book took me on a wonderful ride I fell in love with ALOHA TEXAS and you will too USA Today bestselling author Molly Cannon ALOHA TEXAS by Chris Keniston is pure dessert to read Sympathetic characters and snappy writing from this contemporary romance author kept me completely riveted New York Times Bestselling author Lindsay McKenna If you re a fan of contemporary romance that depicts real people dealing with real problems written in a way that steals your heart, don t miss ALOHA TEXAS its a real gem New York Times Bestselling author Jane Graves New York Times Bestselling Author Lindsay McKenna on the Aloha Series If you want to fall in love with wonderful characters, every book in the Aloha Series is like the whipped cream and cherry on top of the perfect dessert Don t miss out on this wonderful series of Love, Family, and Friendship that will make you laugh, cry and hang on to the edge of your seats Fans of other popular sagas such as Barbara Freethy s the Callaways or Bella Andre s the Sullivans will fall in love with the Aloha Series Fun read with great characters This is a great addition to the Aloha series It was fun to finally see Annette grab someone s attention Chris Keniston handled Brian s autism with grace and sensitive while the way Annette handled Eddie was humorous The chemistry between Annette and Mike was sweet fun to read The epilogue helped fill in the blanks nicely As usual, reading this series is like revisiting family Highly recommend this book and everything else by this author Fun read with great characters This is a great addition to the Aloha series It was fun to finally see Annette grab someone s attention Chris Keniston handled Brian s autism with grace and sensitive while the way Annette handled Eddie was humorous The chemistry between Annette and Mike was sweet fun to read The epilogue helped fill in the blanks nicely As usual, reading this series is like revisiting family Highly recommend this book and everything else by this author Love Walks in Aloha Series Book 7 is by Chris Keniston This book deals with bullying and autism Both are subjects that we need to discuss in today s society It seems that either autism is becomingprevalent or is just being talked aboutbut those students are many times misunderstood or are subject to bullying by other students If treated with respect, those students can and will be productive members of society Many times it is the social cues that they miss Bullying is becomi Love Walks in Aloha Series Book 7 is by Chris Keniston This book deals with bullying and autism Both are subjects that we need to discuss in today s society It seems that either autism is becomingprevalent or is just being talked aboutbut those students are many times misunderstood or are subject to bullying by other students If treated with respect, those students can and will be productive members of society Many times it is the social cues that they miss Bullying is becomingrampant among children as they learn to bully others from the adults in their lives No bullying should be allowed by anyone Annette Deluca has come to Kona to be with her children and to recuperate from the result of the plane crash that killed her husband Her children had been sent to Kona to get them out of the possible range of whomever tampered with the plane Annette and her husband were on Since the children were thriving under the auspices of the Everett family and friends and she didn t want to go back to the home she shared with Tom, Annette had decided to stay in Kona She was having the normal childhood problems with her growing children until the day she got the call to come to the school because her son had been in a fight Annette was shocked as Adam has never shown any tendency to fight She learned that he got into an altercation with Eddie over his bullying of Brian Decker, a new student Annette decided to talk to Brian s parents to figure out what to do about the bullying Mike Decker was doing his best to be both parents to his son, Brian His late wife had usually handled Brian but now Mike was having to deal with it He knew that routine was very important to Brian and was doing his best to keep Brian at an even keel When Brian came home and Liz who picked him up said there had been a problem at school, Mike was concerned but neither Liz nor Brian could tell him what happened Before he could call the school, Annette called him When she told him Adam had taken up for Brian, he was astonished but glad Together the two needed to find a way to deter the bully and to help Brian adjust to school better Love Walks In, Sweet and Clean EditionChris KenistonChris takes real life issue, sprinkles some Romantic Pixie Dust and we readers got a heartwarming story Annette Deluca and Michael Becker probably would never have met if not for a fight at school Fate stuck her hand in, and well the rest unfolded Each was trying to live their lives raising their kids, trying to make sense of the tragedy that touched their lives Both had lost their spouses, romance was one thought neither had Living in Par Love Walks In, Sweet and Clean EditionChris KenistonChris takes real life issue, sprinkles some Romantic Pixie Dust and we readers got a heartwarming story Annette Deluca and Michael Becker probably would never have met if not for a fight at school Fate stuck her hand in, and well the rest unfolded Each was trying to live their lives raising their kids, trying to make sense of the tragedy that touched their lives Both had lost their spouses, romance was one thought neither had Living in Paradise might had been a factor in where the Pixie Dust came from Annette, mother of 2 teenagers, was going about her business when the call came Any call from the school brought anxieties only a Mom would understand Adam had been in a fight Really, a fight Did they have the right boy Michael just wanted normalcy You see Brian his only child, had special needs Only you could not see them just looking at him And today neighbor Liz, walked Brian in the door Red flags went flying Structure, routine, no changes, were the outward signs that a different kid lived here Now something has changed that order Thrown together being parents of 2 teenaged boys, Michael and Annette don t know that Cupid had them in his sights Adam Deluca had become Brian Becker s Champion But why is it Michael can t get Annette off his mind Annette knew Tom had been her true love, but why could she not stop thinking about Michael Chris does a masterful job of mixing teen issues special kids, bullying, family, and romance Its not your everyday story of guy gets girl But it is a story of intimacy, feelings, overcoming, and love.I was given an ARC but the Review is freely given and totally mine It s been almost two years since a horrific plane accident took her husband and left her in critical condition but Annette Deluca has made a new home for her two kids and herself on the cozy Hawaiian island of Kona When a call from her son s principal has her fearful, she is stunned and proud to find out her son stood up for a challenged boy being taunted by a bully Now, determined to help that boy and his family, Annette is surprised to meet just the father and it isn t long before she is dra It s been almost two years since a horrific plane accident took her husband and left her in critical condition but Annette Deluca has made a new home for her two kids and herself on the cozy Hawaiian island of Kona When a call from her son s principal has her fearful, she is stunned and proud to find out her son stood up for a challenged boy being taunted by a bully Now, determined to help that boy and his family, Annette is surprised to meet just the father and it isn t long before she is drawn tothan the boy himself.Michael Becker took a huge risk after losing his wife three years ago in moving their autistic son to Kona but he felt the slower lifestyle wouldbenefit Brian in the long run Now, finding out his son was the cause of a fight at school has his stomach in knots and wondering if he made the right choice However, meeting the petite and feisty Annette Deluca calms his nerves and quickly has his heart twisting in a way he never expected to feel again.As Michael watches the way Annette turns a frightening situation around to benefit a group of misfits, Michael can t help but find himself falling for the sassy, determined woman But how will he ever be able to disrupt his sons required routine by introducing another ready made family to their life Such an incredibly sweet love story that brings together two grieving parents for a second chance at a happy ever after Love Walks In Sweet and Clean Edition is such a wonderful story Ms Keniston develops these wonderfully warm stories with sizzle but no sex and an intriguing plot in every book I love the fact that she is offering these great books in a Sweet and Clean version The strength of her woman characters is a great match for her amazing men, and it is one of the things that keeps pulling me back to this series The book focuses on two topics that especially interest me as a retired school librarian Love Walks In Sweet and Clean Edition is such a wonderful story Ms Keniston develops these wonderfully warm stories with sizzle but no sex and an intriguing plot in every book I love the fact that she is offering these great books in a Sweet and Clean version The strength of her woman characters is a great match for her amazing men, and it is one of the things that keeps pulling me back to this series The book focuses on two topics that especially interest me as a retired school librarian and teacher autism and bullying.If you have read earlier book in the series you already know that the Everett family stepped up to protect the Maggie and the kids while Annette was in the hospital recovering from a devastating plane crash Now two years later Annette and the kids have settled in to their new home in Hawaii and the Aloha gang still surround the family with warmth and support Adam, a fascinating young man, gets in a fight a school for protecting a boy who, it turns out, is high functioning autistic The way Annette handles the junior high bullying and the relationship that develops between her and the boy s widowed father gives us beautiful and sweet tale that will tug on the heart of any reader while providing enough laughs to keep the tears at bay Annette Deluca is a young widow that barely survived the plane crash that killed her husband She s trying to raise her children in Hawaii A call to come to her son s principal s office was a rude awakening They had the wrong kid right Her son didn t fight Once she found out the reason for the fight, she wasunderstanding tried to find a way to help Michael Becker never thought this would be him His wife Karen handled everything to do with their son while he worked hard so she could Annette Deluca is a young widow that barely survived the plane crash that killed her husband She s trying to raise her children in Hawaii A call to come to her son s principal s office was a rude awakening They had the wrong kid right Her son didn t fight Once she found out the reason for the fight, she wasunderstanding tried to find a way to help Michael Becker never thought this would be him His wife Karen handled everything to do with their son while he worked hard so she could stay home Now that Karen has unexpectedly died, it all falls on him Brian is a well functioning autistic child but a tight schedule is the only way to keep him on track A fight at school should have concerned Brian but all he could feel was happiness Someone stuck up for Brian He might have a friend I really enjoyed this story how two lost souls found each other Neither Annette or Michael were looking for love but it found them after their sons became friends Ms Keniston managed to use sensitivity knowledge to bring light to the problems autistic kids face trying to survive in main stream schools She has also put a human face onto the problem This was a very enjoyable read Annette Deluca is a young widow that barely survived the plane crash that killed her husband She s trying to raise her children in Hawaii A call to come to her son s principal s office was a rude awakening They had the wrong kid right Her son didn t fight Once she found out the reason for the fight, she wasunderstanding tried to find a way to help Michael Becker never thought this would be him His wife Karen handled everything to do with their son while he worked hard so she could Annette Deluca is a young widow that barely survived the plane crash that killed her husband She s trying to raise her children in Hawaii A call to come to her son s principal s office was a rude awakening They had the wrong kid right Her son didn t fight Once she found out the reason for the fight, she wasunderstanding tried to find a way to help Michael Becker never thought this would be him His wife Karen handled everything to do with their son while he worked hard so she could stay home Now that Karen has unexpectedly died, it all falls on him Brian is a well functioning autistic child but a tight schedule is the only way to keep him on track A fight at school should have concerned Brian but all he could feel was happiness Someone stuck up for Brian He might have a friend I really enjoyed this story how two lost souls found each other Neither Annette or Michael were looking for love but it found them after their sons became friends Ms Keniston managed to use sensitivity knowledge to bring light to the problems autistic kids face trying to survive in main stream schools She has also put a human face onto the problem This was a very enjoyable read She gets a call from the principal asking her to come to school as her son was in a fight and they need to talk Annette is upset and wonders if her son us acting out now even though his father has been dead for two years She finds out that her son was sticking up for Brian, an autistic mainstreamed child that a boy named Eddie was picking on Adam takes his punishment but later explains to his mother what and why it happened They talk and Adam decides he wants to befriend Brian and help him o She gets a call from the principal asking her to come to school as her son was in a fight and they need to talk Annette is upset and wonders if her son us acting out now even though his father has been dead for two years She finds out that her son was sticking up for Brian, an autistic mainstreamed child that a boy named Eddie was picking on Adam takes his punishment but later explains to his mother what and why it happened They talk and Adam decides he wants to befriend Brian and help him out Annette contacts Brian s father, Mike Bennett, to talk about what happened Mike s wife has been dead for two years and he is bringing up Brian by himself Annette explains to Mike what happened and that Adam wants to help Brian Mike explains how Brian is very intelligent, has to have a set routine, and does not do well with social skills, but is willing to try Annette and Mike get to know each other well and are attracted to each other Read the book to see how Annette helps with the bully, Adam and his friends befriend Brian, and Annette and Mike begin a relationship I voluntarily read an Advanced Reader s Copy of this book