Through the irresistible charm of her flawed and fragile characters, Wendy Paine Miller gives us the chance we all need to renew our faith in the healing power of love.—Kathryn Craft, author of The Art of Falling and The Far End of HappyThe Delicate Nature of Love is sensitive, expertly-written women's fiction at its finest. With its intriguing layered characters, a plot that won't let go until the very end, and the poignancy of the overlapping stories, I couldn't put this story down. Once again, Wendy Paine Miller reaches into our hearts and touches us in ways we didn't expect. A must-read. —Heather Day Gilbert, author of Amazon Norse Bestseller God's DaughterForty-four-year-old Emma Gates hasn’t cared about much in life since becoming a widow two years ago. But then she meets the inquisitive and mercurial Zoey Chambers, her next door neighbor. Who happens to be eleven.Soon after, Emma is introduced to Colby Havelock, a psychology professor who reaches Emma in ways she didn’t think were possible again after Max died. Emma considers the possibility of a new life with Colby. But Colby knows something about Zoey he cannot share. Could the eleven-year-old spark who helped Emma heal also be the fire that drives Colby and Emma apart?