Michael's Family

Michael's Family (Lean on Me) by Kathryn Shay

Book 2: Lean On Me

Three years after his wife’s death, Public Defender Luke Rayburn is still struggling with loneliness and the trials of being a single parent. But when his son Michael decides he wants to meet his biological mother, Luke must face one of the biggest challenges of his life. Who knew, when they both meet the haunted, beautiful Meredith Hunter, their lives would get inextricably bound together?

Full of hot passion and tender family scenes, as well as insights into some explosive legal cases, MICHAEL’S FAMILY is sure to tug on your heart strings.

About the Book

Once again, Kathryn Shay puts into words what she’s learned as a high school teacher. She also spent time with the public defender and a district attorney to research this book!


“With brilliant characterization and sizzling sensuality, Kathryn Shay gifts us with an emotional powerhouse of a love story.”

— RT Book Review

“Each page is pure seduction of the senses.”

— Genie Romex Reviews

“Once again, Kathryn Shay blends realism and romance to flawless perfection. Her strength lies in her ability to capture the voice of children with thoughtful insight into how they think and what they feel. The love story is passionate and bittersweet. There’s no stopping this gifted author!”

— The Literary Times, Inc.

“I quite enjoyed this story. I loved the characters – all of them and especially Michael, himself. The romance aspect was wonderfully written and had enough heat to satisfy this reader and her penchant for the more heated of romance novels.”

– A Reader

“Kathryn Shay’s greatest gift as a writer is her ability to create characters who are real, relatable and human. She forces them to confront challenges real people might confront.”

– A Reader


The Details

Publisher: Kathryn Shay
Published: November 2010