Favorite Quote: "I wanted to keep fighting for her, I wanted to keep showing her how much I wanted this, but I was afraid that all I was doing was hurting her. And after finding out that I'd been dong exactly that for years - I wasn't sure I could force myself to hurt her any more."
This was such a heart warming read. I love stories about long time secret loves and the inevitable confession of it. This novel had me all up in knots reading.
Molly has a way of making you love the male characters even when they need a nice dose of OPEN YOUR EYES. This is definitely one of those cases. When Paisley confesses her love for Eli he has the worst of reactions and simply breaks her heart. The man was blind to it all.
"I have no doubt I could spend the rest of my life with him."
Then life struck. When Eli realizes that this could mean he has lost Paisley forever, he knows in his heart that he can't let that happen. Cue the chase. Let the groveling commence.
This novel was all about Eli proving to himself and to Paisley that he really is the one for her. That that day and his reaction can't change the years that they have built together, even if he didn't realize what they meant. Their past is meant to be their future.
An emotion filled story about fighting for what is best for the one you love. You wont be able to put this swoon worthy novel down. Some of these scenes left me breathless and that was jus the start!
Paisley Morro has been in love with Eli since they were thirteen-years-old. But after twelve years of only being his best friend and wingman, the heartache that comes from watching him with countless other women becomes too much, and Paisley decides its time to lay all her feelings on the table.
Eli Jenkins has a life most guys would kill for: Dream job, countless women, and his best friend, Paisley, to be the girl he can always count on for everything else. But one conversation not only changes everything between them, it threatens to make him lose the only girl who has ever meant anything to him.
When tragedy strikes his family and Eli is forced to reevaluate his life, he realizes a life without Paisley isn’t a life at all. Only now, he may be too late.