Cassandra is swollen in her pregnancy, which makes her irritable and aggressive. While it annoys Mike, who stays home with her all day long, he keeps his mouth shut and remains sympathetic. But when he starts having dreams about hurting his baby, losing him at the supermarket, and accidentally dropping him, the fear kicks in. Unsure what to do, he turns to the best father he’s ever known—his own.
Sean surprises Scarlet with a diamond bracelet and a surprise trip to a bed and breakfast. When Scarlet realizes it’s for their one-year wedding anniversary, she knows she completely forgot about it. After apologizing repeatedly, Sean brushes it off. But when she finds the receipt for the bracelet, costing Sean over a hundred thousand dollars, she’s pissed at him—livid.
Flynn decides to get Hazel drunk because he says the sex is awesome. She’s more confident and carefree, telling him exactly what’s on her mind and how she feels toward him. But when they run into Zahara at the bar, Hazel doesn’t hold back. Dragging her by the hair outside, Hazel is ready to bash her face in right on the sidewalk. Flynn stands aside, wishing he had a bowl of popcorn to snack on.
Ryan starts to feel unsure about his wedding day as it approaches. Not because he doesn’t love Janice or has faith in their marriage, but because he simply isn’t good enough for her. His mom is psychotic and abusive. Should Janice have to settle for someone who’s damaged goods? He finally decides to end their relationship, breaking up with her through a note before taking off. But will he go through with it? And if he does, how will Janice react? Perhaps their relationship isn’t as strong as they once believed.
Cortland and Monnique end up taking their honeymoon to a new height. Instead of being gone for the two weeks as planned, they decide to make it two months, traveling through Europe and sightseeing. But when Cortland gets home, he’s unsure if he still has a job. Sean is accommodating—but is that accommodating?
After Scarlet witnesses a woman hitting on Sean, she doesn’t get upset or react. Her lack of jealousy irritates Sean, the most protective and obsessive husband in the world. But when Sean has to work closely with a colleague from another company, a female colleague, she asks to have an affair with him. Sean doesn’t know what to do. Normally, he would tell Scarlet everything, but this time, he’s unsure. She wouldn’t care anyway. But when Scarlet finds out, how will she react? Is she as secure as she claims?
Flynn is forced to leave to LA for a week, making Hazel entertain herself in his absence. While she’s distraught over his departure, Cade picks up the pieces. Slowly, he worms his way into her heart, trying to be redeemed for the horrible way he treated her. Will Hazel forgive him? And why is he living there to begin with?
Cortland and Monnique plan their quick wedding, and since it’s such short notice there isn’t time to have a bachelor party. But of course, the guys aren’t going to let that slide. The night before the wedding, the gang kidnaps Cortland and gives him a night he’ll never forget.
The twentieth book in the Forever and Always Series.
When we first met, I was an idiot and didn’t realize she was a bombshell. But when I kissed her, sparks flew.
Not sparks. Fireworks.
I’ve tried to deny my feelings for weeks, but I can’t keep doing it. Relationships aren’t for me, not after the way I got my heart crushed.
But I can’t help wondering if a relationship would be different with Taylor.
Maybe it would.
But then an unnecessary obstacle comes my way.