This book contains:
- Description of a deceased spouse
- Description of an active heart attack and some of the recovery.
Sabrina is a successful businesswoman running her own make up company. Two years after the death of her beloved husband, she’s still going strong but can struggle when people talk about her husband or his death.
Michael is a flirtatious, successful finance guy who works on Wall Street in a job he hates. Yet, after having a health scare, he’s changed his mind about relationships and hopes he’s found the right woman to match him.
Sabrina and Michael live down the hall from each other and ride the elevator together every morning. After a fateful kiss, they need to figure out both separately and together whether a relationship is what’s best for them. Not to mention tackling ongoing work challenges that will continue to put pressure on their relationship!
In so many ways I really loved this love story. Michael was so considerate of Sabrina’s need for a slow pace and then everything he was doing to try and put her at ease once he discovered she’s a widow. That consideration is something every person should be able to extend to another.
There was one particular moment where I felt for Sabrina SO MUCH! As I was reading that scene, I was desperately holding my Kindle wishing for a particular outcome to happen.
That ability to captivate your attention and sucker you in until you feel like you can will a certain outcome to happen is exactly what you want from authors. You want to feel as if you’re part of the story and you can influence. But we also know it’s already written, and we can’t.
I think this was the first romance I read where the widow was under 50 and I loved the different take on how it impacts your life.
Continue to read further down to find out about the author.
Karen Booth is a midwestern girl transplanted in the South, raised on ’80s music and repeated readings of “Forever” by Judy Blume. Karen writes contemporary romance and women’s fiction, almost always about the dreamy guy you never thought you’d get. Her stories are full of breathless kisses, tearjerker moments, family dynamics, and more than a few things she’s glad her grandmother never read.