It was all he had to do. Instead, he got on that bus and took my heart with him.
That was seventeen years ago.
I moved on. Marriage. Kids. White picket fence. Everything I ever wanted, but my husband betrayed me and I was left once again.
Alone, penniless, and with two boys, I had no choice but to return to Tennessee. He wasn’t supposed to be there. I should’ve been safe. However, fate has a way of stepping in.
This time around, the tables are turned. It’s my decision. Second chances do exist, but I don’t know if we can repair what’s already been broken . . .
** This is a STANDALONE **
- Original Title:Say You'll Stay (Return to Me #1)
- Author:Corinne Michaels
- Rating:8.26 / 10
- Publisher:Published June 20th 2016 (first published June 19th 2016)
To the love that let me go so I could find the one worth holding on to.
And to my father, who showed me the kind of man I don’t want in my life. You may not have thought I was good enough for you, but it was you who wasn’t good enough for me.
“The rain will stop, the night will end, and the hurt will fade. Hope is never so lost that it can’t be found.”
“W HY DON’T YOU HEAD HOME, Presley? I can close up,” Angie offers from behind the counter.
We run a small cupcake shop in Media, Pennsylvania. It’s been a long few days with our two bakers being sick. I’ve worked almost forty hours in three days, and I’m beyond tired. Angie doesn’t bake, but she runs the business side of things, which means I’ve had to fill in both spots by mys...