If by Randi Cooley Wilson



*Sigh* I didn’t feel the love. I thought this was going to be an emotional or angsty read, it wasn’t. I’m sure this had something to do with me not connecting with the characters. The heroine went on and on about this “darkness” inside of her, which I don’t remember witnessing. The one panic attack she had was over before I knew it and never mentioned again. If it was, I don’t remember. The hero felt as if he weren’t worthy of love because of his horrible childhood. He shared one “sad” story from his teen years, but no real details from his terrible childhood. This book was entertaining enough that I kept reading, but there was zero emotional connection. The sex was hot af, but I was over it and skimmed the sex scenes towards the end of the book. This one was ok .
3 stars




If you knew love would hurt you, would you fall? If you knew love would leave you, would you let it go? If you knew love could never be, would you try? From bestselling author Randi Cooley Wilson comes a gut-wrenching love story about heartbreak, second chances, and letting go. The ifs that linger between the pages of this novel will break your heart and stay with you long after the final chapter.

Emerson Shaw thought she’d left her old life behind her, but when she returns home for her best friend’s wedding, she has no idea her past is waiting to reclaim her.

Dark and broken, Lincoln Daniels never wanted to find love. But when he met straight-laced Emerson, he fell. Hard. The only thing they seemed to have in common was an undeniable mutual attraction, but from the moment he laid eyes on her, there was something about her that called to him. Until he lost her.

Consumed by their pasts, it took years to slowly glue together the shattered pieces of their what ifs. Just when Emerson is finally ready to let go and stop existing in a past full of pain and regret, Lincoln returns, turning her life upside down. What begins as a tentative friendship quickly escalates, and the two soon realize that all the ifs lingering between them no longer matter.

What happens when two broken people meet, fall in love, and realize they can never be? What happens when all the what ifs no longer make sense? If you knew your heart would break, would you still fall? This book is intended for mature audiences.

One comment

  1. I don’t remember the sex scenes hot AF I remember it was water downed and didn’t go into great deal . what was the angst of the story? he was basically an asshole and mistreated her and slept with her when it was convenient

    The book cover was the best thing about this one for me it was ok for me too


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