As longtime Ashley fans know, lots has been happening in the ‘Burg, so with her sixth and final (for now) book, Ashley gives two supporting players their shot at love. Given the intense issues of their pasts, these two protagonists have significant emotional obstacles to overcome, as well as fight- ing the bone-deep insecurity that they don’t deserve true happiness. Nobody manages to blend gut-punching drama, humor and tenderness better than Ashley!
After surviving being fooled by serial killer Dennis Lowe, Cheryl Sheckle changs her name and starts to build a new life for herself and her 10-year-old son Ethan. From Cheryl’s ashes, Cher Rivers is born. Bartender Cher has loved Lt. Garrett “Merry” Merrick for years and has been forced to watch as his ex-wife Mia nearly destroyed him emotionally. Then one night, after Mia announces she is getting married to someone else, Cher gets Merry drunk and tells him a few truths. Suddenly, Merry sees Cher with different eyes, but both of them carry so much pain and emotional baggage that they tend to self- sabotage. Can these two wounded souls fight their demons in order to get their shot at a happily ever after? (KRISTENASHLEY.NET, dl $3.99)