At 8:28 I was the girl who had everything.
At 8:29 my whole world fell apart.
A split second can change your life. I learned this the hard way. I wasn't ready to let him go. Even when the terms "vegetative state" and "will never recover" were thrown around I held onto hope. I mean, miracles happen, right?
We deserved our happy ending.
Three years later and I'm still hoping. In my heart I know I have to let him go but how can I? He's the only man I've ever loved. He"s my soul mate. My life.
Then I meet Max. He's everything Aiden isn't and as much as I'm trying to fight my feelings, I'm losing. I don't want to fight anymore.
I need to live my life.
I need to move on.
But in order to move forward I need to let go of the past.
✯✯5 Second Chance Stars!!✯✯
I always jump up and down when I see that Missy Johnson has a new release coming. This was my second Missy Johnson book this week! She needs to hurry up and give me another one. This was definitely a cute, quick read. It took me less then 24 hours to finish it completely.
Kiara is engaged to Aiden who's the love of her life and the father of her 2yr old daughter Tilly. One minute they have a happy life full of life, happiness and love. The next minute there are cops at her front door telling her he's been in a terrible accident. Aiden hasn't died but it's just as bad. He's in a vegetative state. A coma. He will never recover. Kiara knows he'd never want to live the rest of his life hooked up to machines and tubes. Unfortunately, they weren't married so his parent's have all the control.
Three years later Aiden is still hooked up to the machines. Kiara is not living the life she should be. She has a part time job. Visits Aiden on her days off. Aiden's mother basically makes Kiara's life a living hell every time she sees her. The only time she's somewhat nice to her is when Kiara brings Tilly over there for dinner every week. Tilly is the only good thing in her life. Her sister Ellie and brother-in-law Grant have been a huge part in her life as well. They're always there. Help her raise Tilly. But, lately Ellie has been Kiara to start dating.
Max has just taken a new job as the principal of an elementary school. He moves back to his old neighborhood. Max's old friend Grant has set him up on horror blind date after the other. Like everyone legit just gets worse. Max went through hell with his ex fiance but he's finally ready to find love. Which is why he agreed to go out on another Grant set him up with.
Both Max and Kiara show up for dinner expecting 2 different things. He's there for a blind date. She's there for dinner with her sister. Yea, what an interesting way to meet. Max gets her to stay and to become friends. He promises her he'll be friends as long as she wants.
What starts off as a simple friendship turned into something more. Max had instantly liked her. But, understood her reasons for not wanting a relationship. So, he'd wait for her. Kiara started liking Max more and more. The more she liked him the more guilty she felt. Aiden's mother continued to make her life miserable. She kept trying to tell Kiara how to raise Tilly when it came to Aiden. No caring how things would effect Tilly now or in the future. It was sad.
Kiara has to learn how to move forward.Learn it's OK for her to open her heart to someone other then Aiden. This poor girl had so much going on. Between loosing Aiden. Work. Aiden's mother. Falling for Max is throwing her for a loop. Her sister telling her how to deal with her love life. The best thing in her life is her daughter. This is a great book. Sad and hard at times. I didn't cry as much as I thought. But, it still got me. It was a definite second chance story.