One small town.

Two broken hearts.

And a spark they can’t extinguish...


Theo Hanson has returned to Fable Notch — something he swore he would never do. But when work and family calls, Theo reluctantly offers his arson investigation experience to help uncover the culprit behind a series of attacks. Unfortunately, this particular pyromaniac leads Theo straight into the path of an old flame...


Eden Barrett is struggling to find her feet (and her self-esteem) in the debris of a confidence-crushing marriage. Losing her apartment to the local firebug adds to the mess, and then her temporary accommodation is invaded by the man who broke her teenage heart. So much for her fresh start.


As old feelings stir, Theo and Eden realise it’s impossible to ignore their connection. But as they attempt to navigate the hurts of the past, the pair are forced to confront a question that’s haunted them both for over a decade: Were they right to call it quits?


As danger draws near, their growing attraction drowns out the doubts left by their past. Except the last time Theo and Eden were this close, they both got burnt — and catching the arsonist may not be enough to save what they’ve rediscovered.


Because when sparks fly, they either ignite a lasting love or turn everything to ash...


Welcome to the captivating first book in the Fable Notch series where (retold) fairy tales come true in the mountains of New Hampshire. Featuring a steamy second chance and tons of small-town charm, Once More With You delivers heart-fluttering romance and feel-good flirtation by the armful.


About Elena


Elena Markem writes emotionally rich contemporary romances about dreams, love, and taking a chance on both. Her stories reflect her belief that life is about the passions we pursue, the people who support us along the way, and never giving up on what we want.


She can't start work without coffee, fall asleep without reading, or listen to Broadway musicals without singing along (badly). She loves time spend with her husband and sons as well as weekends with girlfriends, rom-com and old movies, and anything that sparkles. 

Feel free to join her on her ongoing quest for the perfect planner, the best diner breakfasts, and the gooiest chocolate chip cookie. In the meantime, she hopes you'll enjoy spending time in her sexy books where you’ll find strong heroines, heroes who find them irresistible, and at least one scene involving comfort food.

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