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The Corner of Heartbreak and Forever (Sweet with Heat: Standalone Romance Novel)

4.66  ·  Rating details ·  157 ratings  ·  141 reviews
Fall in love with Addison Cole's rich and romantic storytelling, and discover the magic of the Montgomerys. The Corner of Heartbreak and Forever is a standalone novel featuring a fiercely loyal hero and a smart, sassy heroine.

In The Corner of Heartbreak and Forever…
Leaving New York City and returning to her hometown to teach a screenplay writing class seems like just the b
Published February 13th 2019 by Addison Cole
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Arielle Deltoro
Feb 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The Corner of Heartbreak and Forever is a standalone novel by Addison Cole, the sweet alter-ego of Melissa Foster, known for steamy romance novels. This book is Grace and Reed's love story and the path that leads to their future together. Filled with drama and life-altering revelations this book is sure to keep you on your toes. 

One of the most important themes in this novel is the notion that just because you can do something doesn't always mean you should and just because you've accomplished w
Nicki Conroy
Feb 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have been reading Addison Cole's Sweet with Heat books since her first novel. I absolutely love that I can read them and recommend them to church friends who may think other books are too much.

Grace Montgomery has always been in the background of other books I've read. I have never really found out much about her until this book. She's a New Yorker in the truest sense of the word, until she is dragged out by her sisters and finds her first love is back in her home town. Suddenly she is back to
Liliyana Shadowlyn
Feb 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A chance to start over...and a second shot at love. Grace is starting over in her hometown - which means she's back in her sisters' loving arms, and front and center in their lives. Reed has returned home in the wake of a cheating girlfriend and family emergency. There's a second chance at love dancing just in front of them, if only they would reach out. You'll want to read this sweet with heat tale if you want to see if they grasp that tantalizing chance.
Flo Grugel
Feb 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
Sweet second chance romance. I enjoyed Grace and Reeds characters, i thiight they were well written and would definitely read another book from this author.
This is a NEW TO ME author & books! AAAND now is one of my favorites!! Needles to say ADDISON COLE writes freaking amazing beautiful romance!

What happens when high school sweethearts reunite after many years? Well, it can go either good or bad. In this story the connection between Reed and Grace is so powerful even after years apart. A beautiful second chance romance, with an even sweeter story!

You will SWOON SWOON SWOON over REED! I mean swoon, he is the description of that word. Even thoug
Sonya Neal
Feb 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Grace is crazy busy with her career in New York, and she has spent her life running from her small hometown and the memories in it, but she is convinced to take a break to spend time with family and teach a screenwriting class in her hometown.

Reed has come home after years of nursing a broken heart, and is shocked to find Grace standing in front of him after all these years. They quickly fall back into old routines, but their relationship was so broken that it may never be able to be repaired. T
Feb 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What a great love story! Loved following the lives of Grace and Reed! The characters in this story were very real to me. I could just picture me being right there with them. They were so fun! How many of us know about high school rivalry? It’s still alive and well to some extent in my neck of the woods. Course that makes for some great fun at times. I don’t know that it went as far as it might have in this story back in the day. I hope you’ll check out the great folks of Oaks Falls. You may just ...more
Ana Paula
Feb 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Grace and Reed's second chance love story is full of family and emotion. Grace comes home to decompress and reconnects with herself after living several years in NYC and working in the theater business. After a bad breakup and needing to take care of his only family Reed also comes back and for his total surprise Grace literally happens in his life again and it is something that we cannot let go.

These two are romantic at heart and their story is so endearing and has so much fun too! The Montgome
Susan Gorman
Jan 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The Corner of Heartbreak and Forever is a sweet, second chance romance filled with captivating characters set in a small town in Virginia. Addison Cole superbly blends the love of family, career pressures and new beginnings in this novel.

A successful playwright and producer, Grace has returned home to teach a three-week playwriting course at her sister’s bookstore. This working vacation provides workaholic Grace with a much needed break from her stressful job and a chance to spend time with her
Carly Wilson
Feb 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
'Embracing Her Heart' is another Sweet treat by Addison Cole. It was very much worth the wait and I loved learning all about the Montgomery’s.

The story begins when Grace Montgomery returns to her small hometown of Oak Falls to help her sister host a playwriting class. What she doesn't anticipate her return being, is a trip down memory lane, a place where she is constantly reminded of the life which she left in order to pursue her dreams.

Grace has been unable to settle fully into her life in The
PP's Bookshelf
Feb 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
Addison Cole painted a beautiful and serene picture of love and family bonding in The Corner of Heartbreak and Forever. She once again has written a story full of everything sweet and cheerful. This story has a fairytale vibe and I am on love with this story.

Gracie Montgomery has left her small town, big family and childhood sweetheart Reed to pursue her dreams of becoming a famous playwright. She has earned the reputation but over the years she got distanced from her sisters and family due to w
Miranda Knight
Feb 13, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: second-chance
A sweet, clean second chance romance. 

The book starts out a bit slower than what I'm used to but the pacing of the romance between Reed and Grace is far from slow. Their romance spans a matter of less than three weeks...well their second chance romance. 

In high school, Grace was the quintessential "it" girl. The popular cheerleader with six siblings. Her only form of rebellion was secretly dating the quarterback of their rival high school. Back then, any one who dated or associated with someone
Lisa Dryden
Feb 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I was so excited to read this book and was not disappointed!!!

When Grace returns home to Oak Falls the last person she expects to run into is her ex and first love Reed Cross. Grace never got over Reed and seeing him again brings all those old feelings back to the surface. As much as she wants to protect her heart she also cannot deny what her heart wants, no matter how hard she tries.

Reed has been betrayed by two people he should have been able to trust but seeing Grace again makes him forget a
Charlotte Lynn
Second chance romances are my favorites! This is the second chance for Reed and Gracie. Ok, she goes by Grace now but she is truly a Gracie. As a lot of high schoolers think, she wanted to graduate and follow her dreams. By following those dreams she leaves Reed, the love of her life behind. Reed then leaves town, after swearing he never wants to leave. Fast forward a few years and both Reed and Gracie are back in town, as the same time, and of course, can’t help but feel that attraction and lov ...more
Feb 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
* I have volunteered to share my review and all the opinions are 100% my own *

This is the story of Grace Montgomery and Reed Cross, who were secret high school sweethearts due to rivalries between their schools. But when Grace leaves for college and her dream in New York of becoming a Playwright and producer she wants Reed to go with her but he decides to stay.
Grace had later discovered that Reed had left for Michigan soon after she had left and she could never forgive him for this.
Years later
Cathy Tremblay
Feb 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
``Love is supposed to grow stronger, not get easier``.
At first I didn't think this story would be that emotional but I should have known; Addison Cole never misses a beat!
Young love that was never forgotten. A love story about how much two people can love each other so much that life and years cannot erase how they feel. A powerful story of how a heart can remember the soul that touched it once; how a person can own a piece of another`s heart forever. When you leave something good behind only
Fee (Ebook Addicts)
Feb 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, read-in-2019
After 10 years apart it is clear that the passion and attraction between Grace & Reed  is just as ever present as it was when they were teenagers.

Grace and Reed dated in secret when in high school they were each others firsts - love and everything in between. The broke off when Grace left after high-school and when she learned that Reed left also it left her with a bad feeling about him as he vowed never to leave home. Grace is back in her hometown of Oak Falls for a three week vacation and
Isha Coleman
Jan 31, 2019 rated it really liked it
Life is a two way street. Hidden in the moments of heartache there's usually always a bright side. We just have to take the time to look. Having seen the rain, Grace and Reed are searching for their individual happy endings. What they find is a chance to have so much more. The Corner of Heartbreak and Forever proves to be a pitstop to Second Chance Highway despite the roadblocks determined to stand in the way. Cole keeps the smiles coming, the hearts glowing and the wisdom flowing.
Lynn Reynolds
Rating: 4.5 Stars

Grace Montgomery may love her siblings but there are just times when they seem to push her buttons. Reed Cross seems to honor commitments. Can we overcome the past? Are second chances possible? Can love be stronger the second time around?

This story packs quite a punch. Grace has come home to find the unexpected – something she thought she’d never find again. Reed is finally willing to go after what he wants. There are so many interesting people that you will meet here. Grace’s s
Stella Thompson
Feb 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Another fabulous book!

Grace is a New York producer who has been enjoying her past successes of her shows. She moved away from her hometown to go to New York to follow her passion and her dreams. In doing so, she left her close family behind. However, she went to college with her best friend, so she wasn’t completely alone. But somehow, she felt alone, filling all her spare moments with her current and future projects.

Reed was quarterback on the rival town’s team. From the first moment he saw G
Kay Pflueger
Feb 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The Corner of Heartbreak and Forever is the first of the new books by Addison Cole featuring the Montgomery family. The setting is a town called Oak Falls where friends and family are what keeps the town going.

Grace Montgomery left home 10 years ago to find her way as an independent producer and she is proud of the reputation she has built as a professional woman. She agrees to come back to her home town to teach a class in writing plays at her sister’s book store. There are a lot of memories ti
Lynne Pearson
Feb 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Reed and Gracie had to hide their high school relationship because of going to separate schools in Virginia. Gracie is a cheerleader at her school and Reed the quarterback at his school. Rivalry plays it hard and to not get bullied by their “friends” they hid their relationship from family and friends. Gracie and Reed broke up to pursue her dreams. She had always wanted to become a play director/writer so she went to school in the Big Apple breaking up with Reed to do so. He stayed in Oak Falls ...more
Feb 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is the story of Grace Montgomery and Reed Cross. As teenagers, they fell in love but kept their relationship a secret because they went to rival high schools. Grace had great plans as a teenager to leave their small town and move on to bigger and better things and Reed wanted to stay put. He encouraged her to go and follow her dreams and shortly after she left for college, he also left town.

Fast-forward many years later and Grace has returned home for a few weeks to take a slight break from
Books Laid Bare
Feb 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
A well versed, well written second chance romance that had characters that you couldn’t help but get involved with.
Small town romance, never sounded so good.
Grace was a successful woman but her success came at a cost and that was the fact that she didn’t seem to get as much time as she wanted or would like with her family and friends, so a short break back at home helping her sister out might just give her the down time that she so sorely needed.
She had it all planned, three weeks of much neede
Jan 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Addison has put out another amazing book called Corner of heartbreak and forever. It’s sweet and loving and extremely addictive. I love reading these books from Addison Cole because they are always amazing and interesting and such great storylines.

This book follows Grace and Reed and can be read as a stand-alone book. Grace comes home to help her sister and to teach a screenwriting class. It’s supposed to be a quick trip and then back to New York where she lives since she left home to make it bi
Feb 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Who doesn't love a second chance romance?! In The Corner of Heartbreak and Forever, Grace Montgomery left for NY to write and produce plays and left behind the only man she'd ever loved because he wasn't willing to leave Oak Falls. Then she found out that he left home about a month after she left. A decade later, she's back in Oak Falls for a few weeks to take a break from her hectic life and to teach a screenplay writing class for her sister. Not expecting to see her ex, Reed Cross, Grace is sh ...more
Jessica Figueroa
Feb 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
Grace and Reed both had a relationship as teens but because they came from rivalry schools it made it impossible for it to be out in the open. Then Grace and Reed end up their seperate way and its been years since then. Now they are both brought back into their hometowns different from where they were back then and Grace is only back for a couple weeks teaching a screen play writing class. Seems like the attraction never fizzled and its hard to stay away.

It was interesting seeing the lengths the
Lee Fisher
Feb 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Sometimes we think we know what we want out of life, and we make hard choices to “get there”. Once there, life sometimes has a way of showing us that what we wanted doesn’t stay static. We grow, we change, we discover new things about ourselves. What we want can change. Often, we don’t realize that until we find ourselves in circumstances that force us to reevaluate our lives. This is the story of Grace Montgomery. She wanted things out of life that she couldn’t find in her small town of Oak Fal ...more
Feb 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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