Love’s Sweet Beginning is part of a series by Ann Shorey, though the books may easily be read as separate stories. You will encounter characters from other books, but their stories are unique. This one brings us Cassie who desperately needs to separate from her mother’s firm hold. Cassie is a firm believer in the commandment to honor thy father/mother and she struggles to find the right balance. Jacob West is self-reliant shopkeeper who is afraid to open his heart to someone after being snubbed a couple years prior. This story has a good history storyline in addition to some sweet romance. Follow Cassie as she finds self worth and Jacob as he confronts his past and embraces his future.