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When We Fell

(Timber Creek #4)

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4.53  ·  Rating details ·  59 ratings  ·  18 reviews
A young widow…
A grieving brother…
Could a second chance heal them both?

Widowed too soon, leaving her alone with a young son and a broken heart. Drew’s only priority is to rebuild a life for herself and her son. Love is the last thing on her mind.

As long as he can remember, Ben has secretly loved Drew. But now his only job is to be there for his older brother’s widow and
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Published December 30th 2018
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Penny Leidecker
Dec 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Elena Aitken has written another emotional second chance book in her Timber Creek series. When We Fell is the story about Drew and Ben. Ben has been in love with Drew for years, but Drew married his brother, Eric. When Eric dies from pancreatic cancer, Eric makes Ben promise to look after Drew and his son, Austin. This is the story of how Drew puts her life back together, after a heartbreaking loss. We also get to catch up with Evan and Cam, Christy and Mark, and Amber and Logan. Do yourself a ...more
Gale
Dec 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the last of the Timber Creek books and yes, it is a standalone however there is SO much goodness in this series that you’ll want to read the ones before When We Fell. We’ve met Drew and Ben before however this is their story. And let’s not forget Austin! OMG, this five year old little boy melted my heart.

Drew’s husband just recently passed away, from a long bout of fighting cancer, and she is back in her hometown where there are family and friends to help with her and Austin’s path out
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Pam
Dec 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Elena Aitken’s Timber Creek series is all about redemption & second chances. In When We Fell, Ben has been in love with Drew since they were in high school. Drew had no idea. After Ben introduced her to his brother Eric, she never looked back. Eric & Drew got married, had a son named Austin, moved back to Timber Creek, Eric battled cancer & lost. Now Drew is trying to find a way to continue with life & Ben is there to support her & help with Austin. The problem is Ben’s ...more
Linda Dossett
Dec 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fourth in the Timber Creek Series and my favorite, so far. This story deals with loss and renewal. There is heartbreak, stress, depression and romance. The character interactions are well and truly done, in places, a little over the top, but I felt an emotional link with the characters. Well done and a good read.
Susan Page
Jan 01, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a very emotional story, I teetered between laughing and crying in many places, as does Drew. She has lost her husband Eric to cancer. They had moved back to Timber Creek to be with family and friends when they knew his illness was terminal. Eric has been gone for around ten months when the story begins, and for much of that time Drew has been a mess; so grief-stricken that her dear friend Amber, who had moved back home from a high powered job in San Francisco to look after her, (just one ...more
Mona
Jan 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. So heartwarming and sad. When Drew lost her husband it was devastating to say the least, but she wasn’t alone. She had good friends to help her, and her husbands brother there. Her son was the most important thing to her. What Ben did for her and Austin was beyond amazing. When Drew showed Ben something Eric had written before he passed he knew he had to show Austin what him and his brother did. It was something they did when they were kids. It was something he needed to share ...more
Michelle
Jan 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Drew is trying to move on after losing her husband Eric to pancreatic cancer. She is focused on caring for her son and finding a new career in Timber Creek. Ben promised his brother Eric that he would look after Drew and Austin. Drew and Ben spend a lot of time together and their relationship starts to evolve. This story is emotional and heartfelt. How soon is too soon to move forward after the death of a spouse? Can Drew move forward with Ben and not feel like she is betraying Eric? I love how ...more
Carol Johnson
Jan 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
There is no time limit on grief

Drew has lost her husband to cancer and must learn to live without him. She has a young son who looks so much like his father that it’s sometimes overwhelming. With the help of friends and family, specifically her husband’s younger brother who has always loved her, she learns that grief has no time limit, and that, just because you had a great love, you can still find the capacity to open your heart to a new love. Having lost my husband to cancer, this book
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Fatmata Sankoh
Sep 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
From the start of the series I have been wanting to read Ben and Drew’s story and it didn’t disappoint. A very emotional read. This book gets you thinking what you would do if you are in their shoes. I love how it enfolds although I would have loved a little bit more of the romantic side. A fab read, though loved it.
Kirstie Ibrahim
Jan 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I was happy to finally be reading Drew and Bens story. Can be read as a standalone but even better if you have read the series.

A second chance love story that is full of emotion and will make you shed a tear or two. You also get more of an update on how the other couples from the series are doing.
Kris Woltzen
Jan 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
NO SPOLIERS Wow When we Fell is truly a redemption and second chance romance. Elena's Timber Creek series is all about emotions and definitely brings them out in me. This is Drew and Ben's story and wow it packs a huge emotional punch. All I can say is if you like the second chance and emotional reads this series is for you.
Linda Dossett
Dec 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fourth in the Timber Creek Series and my favorite, so far. This story deals with loss and renewal. There is heartbreak, stress, depression and romance. The character interactions are well and truly done, in places, a little over the top, but I felt an emotional link with the characters. Well done and a good read.
Cheryl
Jan 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another wonderful story of second chances. Such a hard topic of loss and grief but the hope of the future. As always, well written and keeps you reading until the end. Looking forward to more stories. ...more
Roxanne
Jan 13, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
(Timber Creek) 4. When We Fell

Once again these women come together to support one another in whatever is going on in their lives. I love stories that show support and a strong bond.
Kris
Jan 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Loved this second chance story, while the subject matter was tricky, Ms. Aitken wrote it brilliantly! I laughed and cried (a lot) and thoroughly enjoyed Ben and Drew’s story. The whole series was about love and friendship and second chances. Loved it!
Brenda Macleod
Feb 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loved this second chance story, it showed so many sides of grief from all members of each family and friends. It brought on lots of tears and laughter! Love the characters and the wrap up of the whole series. This series was beautifully written!
Laura
Jan 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing

Drew and Ben's story is incredible! This book is at times heartbreaking and devastating but also filled with so much hope. This is my favorite of the Timber Creek series.
Angela Reed
Jan 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow! Elena Aitken can really write. She is a phenomenal writer. She knows what her readers want in a book and always go beyond what they want.

In When We Fell we get Drew and Ben's story. Both Ben and Drew are on a journey. They are learning to move forward and pick up their shattered lives and rebuild them. They are learning acceptance. Drew is discovering who she is with out Eric and moving forward. Drew is learning how to be a single parent to her son Austin. Ben is learning how to go on
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Elena Aitken is a USA Today Bestselling Author of more than forty romance and women’s fiction novels. Living a stone’s throw from the Rocky Mountains with her teenager twins, their two cats and a goofy rescue dog, Elena escapes into the mountains whenever life allows. She can often be found with her toes in the lake and a glass of wine in her hand, dreaming up her next book and working on her own ...more

Other books in the series

Timber Creek (4 books)
  • When We Left (Timber Creek, #1)
  • When We Were Us (Timber Creek, #2)
  • When We Began (Timber Creek, #3)
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