Touching Stars is book 4 in Richards Shenandoah Album series. (A delightful series!) Gayle Fortman is a single mom teenage boys. Her ex is a hot shot journalist seen all over the world reporting the latest crisis or scandal or other big news item. They bought an inn together when the boys were you, but Eric quickly realized he was not meant to stay in one place... and so he left. He has been in and out of his boys lives over the years, never really taking time to get to know them. Now he is recovering from a near-death experience in Afghanistan and he needs a place to rest. Gayle opens her home, the Daughters of the Stars Bed-n-Breakfast to Eric hoping that while he is there he and the boys will make peace and connect. What she doesn't expect are all the emotions that will resurface with Eric there. The anger.. hurt.. love.. from days gone by. Gayle finally realizes what everyone else has known, that she needs to step back in time and deal with her divorce and the feelings that have been pushed down all these years. Then and only then can she move forward with her life and love.