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318 pages, Paperback
First published July 21, 2015
His deft hands traced the path up her legs, circling slowly, as if polishing a precious stone.Speaking of stone, there’s this gem:
Using her thumb as if she were opening a mussel, Lou popped the box open.There’s a lot of talk about feelings in this book and not enough demonstration of honest emotions. Al and Lou spend a day together every couple weeks and the time in between is largely glossed over. The result is a somewhat choppy feel to the chapters and although both characters are likeable, my investment in them as a couple was delayed. There’s more chemistry in the humorous bromance between Al and John than the romance between Al and Lou.
"Delight is indeed born in the heart. It sometimes also depends on the surroundings.”
There was something about Lou, about her kindness, her generosity, her quiet resiliency, he felt drawn to her.”
He grabbed Lou and pulled her tight with one arm, the other hand buried deep into hair. His blue eyes reminded her of when fire burned too hot.
“I’m best for you, Lou.”