Henry Wilson has been a strong and steady force for his family for years. When death steals one of them, Henry's ability to keep himself together is tested. Even surrounded by people, he's never had anyone to lean on. Not since he made the biggest mistake of his life and told his best friend he was in love with her.
Right before she disappeared from his life for good.
And the chips are down...
Cynthia Hill is inching closer and closer to the life she always feared. Still single, and now jobless, she's living back at home with her mom. It isn't as bad as she thought it would be, which scares her more than the way she thinks about her former best friend.
All they have is each other...
Henry knows getting involved with Cynthia won't lead to anything but pain. She'll go back to her life, and he'll be left to deal with one more heartbreak. One he isn't sure he'll survive.
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Mary E Thompson grew up loving to read, like a good little girl. Many nights she would fall asleep with the flashlight still turned on as she hid under the covers trying to finish the last few pages of a book. As an adult, the light from her ereader means she doesn't have a flashlight, but she still stays up way too late to finish a book. When Mary's not reading she's playing with her two kids or living our her own romance novel with her hubby. She has a weakness for chocolate, especially when it's paired with peanut butter, and has been known to have a bad day just because there's no chocolate in the house. Mary grew up in Buffalo, NY and swears she's the only local to never ski or snowboard. Soccer was always her sports, with a couple adventures white water rafting and skydiving to keep things interesting. Mary moved to South Carolina for college but has missed Buffalo every day, yeah she thinks she's crazy too. Her dream is to move back to her hometown and raise her kids there, close to family and friends.