"What?" I stared back at him, unblinking.
He moved closer, taking my face in his hands. "I love you, Evie. I look into the future, and the only thing I see clearly is you. Marry me."
What's an 18-year-old girl who was madly in love with her 19-year-old boyfriend say? Of course, I said yes.
Twenty-four hours later, I married Adam Gunner at a Vegas chapel to the sounds of "Livin' on a Prayer" by Bon Jovi. Not the best omen. I get that now.
Then, exactly one week later, I left him. I walked out, leaving behind my wedding ring, annulment papers, and my heart, and he never knew why. I haven't seen him since. Not in 10 long years.
Now, he's here, standing before me. Looking at me with nothing but hurt and hatred in his eyes, he wants answers. Answers I can't give.
©2015 Samantha Towle (P)2016 Audible, Inc.
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"An easy listen!"
A sweet second chance romance that was pretty predictable but I really enjoyed Samantha Towle's writing style. The characters were likeable especially Max with his witty one liners!
"Maybe skip the audiobook"
I had read this story about a year ago and I loved it but I felt like something was lost in the audiobook.
This is a great second chance romance story, we get the back story, the current story, emotional depth very steamy love scenes and loveable characters. However, Evie's reason for leaving was incredibly predictable and Adam could be a real jerk sometimes. But that's what made the story seem so real. It simply two people who are hurt but still love each other and are clumsily trying to find a way to navigate their feelings.
I was not fond of the voice actors. I would just read the book.
""Chick Flick" Material!"
Overall I enjoyed this story, but it would've been better had I read the book vs. listening to the audible version. I just wasn't impressed with the narrators... Other the male narrator's voice sounds great as a guy; It felt as though he was trying to hard to sound like a girl, which made the voice come across as a transvestite. The female narrator was good overall, just not enough distinction between the female characters.
The story drags a bit in the beginning, but the ending was great. I could definitely picture this story becoming a gritty "chick flick" (right mix of comedic timing, drama, sex, and adult content)
It was very disappointing. It was a sad love story that found each other. It was predictable but I felt it didn't have a good storyline.
I have read other books of Samantha Towle, I felt this should have been done better.
They needed a better narrators.
I felt the storyline did not flow better enough, there were some parts I think that the editors cut off, not sure why, maybe it was becoming of a long story. But, I rather have a long story, than a cut up one.
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