It was all he had to do. Instead, he got on that bus and took my heart with him.
That was seventeen years ago.
I moved on. Marriage. Kids. White picket fence. Everything I ever wanted, but my husband betrayed me and I was left once again.
Alone, penniless, and with two boys, I had no choice but to return to Tennessee. He wasn’t supposed to be there. I should’ve been safe. However, fate has a way of stepping in.
This time around, the tables are turned. It’s my decision. Second chances do exist, but I don’t know if we can repair what’s already been broken . . .
** This is a STANDALONE **
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Corinne is trying to break my heart…. Again. Correction she BROKE my heart in just a few short pages and then masterfully glued it back together with a ton of courage, hope and an abundance of love in Say You’ll Stay the first book in the Return to Me Series! This book is a standalone, but the start of something wonderful from this amazing author.
Say You’ll Stay is a true Second Chance Romance that will melt your heart, break it, glue it back together, crack it again and then expertly put it back together with very well crafted words.
Presley has been through so much heartache. Her first love made a decision that ultimately took him away from her life. Seventeen years, a tragedy and two beautiful boys later she finds herself right back in the place she swore to never return. Her hometown in Tennessee was where her entire family lived, however she had no plans of returning to the small town where everyone knows everyone, including their business. Going home and starting a life with two boys was going to be hard, but she had some good men on her side that certainly helped her more than she ever knew possible. What she didn’t expect to find was the one thing that left her seventeen years ago in college. Her first true love. Her Heart. Her everything….Zach.
This book will make you cry, giggle and swoon. Say You’ll Stay will surely STAY in its rightful place in my heart! Well done, Corinne. You continue to deliver exceptionally written books to us consistently. I can’t wait to read the next book in this series, or whatever you decide to give to us next!
5 Staying Stars for Say You’ll Stay! Shera, Book Lovers Obsession
Holy crap! This book….wow…. Say You’ll Stay follows Zach and Presley and is the first in the Return to Me series. We meet Presley as her life is falling apart. Circumstances beyond her control have left her a single mother to twin 10 year old boys. The events surrounding her husband’s death have left Presley and her sons, Logan and Cayden, unable to stay in their home, forcing them back to Presley’s home town in Tennessee.
Tennessee is where Presley’s first love is. Neither Zach or Presley have ever fully moved on despite the years, distance, and other relationships they’ve each had.
What happens when your one that got away is now in front of you asking for a second chance? Can old hurts be forgiven? Can old love be rekindled? I loved this book!!! I loved everything about this book!! Amazing job! Can’t wait for more!!!
Corinne Michaels is the USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author of The Salvation Series (Beloved, Beholden, Consolation, Conviction & Defenseless). She’s an emotional, witty, sarcastic, and fun loving mom of two beautiful children. Corinne is happily married to the man of her dreams and is a former Navy wife. After spending months away from her husband while he was deployed, reading and writing was her escape from the loneliness.
Both her maternal and paternal grandmothers were librarians, which only intensified her love of reading. After years of writing short stories, she couldn’t ignore the call to finish her debut novel, Beloved. Her alpha heroes are broken, beautiful, and will steal your heart.