An all new STANDALONE second chance romance from New York Times bestselling author Carly Phillips.
Can they find a second chance?
Andi wanted nothing more to marry prince charming and her best friend Kyle Davenport believed that would be him.
But after losing the girl of his dreams to the town bad boy, Kyle left Rosewood Bay and swore he’d never look back.
They say true love never dies, so when Kyle returns and discovers single mom Andi is in danger, he’ll do anything to break down the walls she’s built to protect her son, and to finally win her heart.
Except that no happily-ever-after is won without a fight—and her ex-husband doesn’t like to lose.
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Andi and Kyle’s story is the best finale to this series. They were best friends growing up until life sent them on different paths. Years later their paths leads them face-to face, he is her son’s teacher and when she is called in to a meeting, they reacquaint themselves. She married her abusive high scholl boyfriend and is now divorced. He is still out looking for somebody like his best friend. They are both holdingg a lot of pain and hurt, but will they finally be anle to make a go of it? A wonderful, heart wrenching story, that will captivate and entertain you that you will want to put this one down. Pure Carly Phillips at is best!
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4.25 stars—passionate and energetic
4.25 stars-- DREAM is the fourth instalment in Carly Phillips’ contemporary, adult DREAM erotic, romance series. This is primary school teacher Kyle Davenport, and florist Andrea ‘Andi’ Harmon’s story line. DREAM can be read as a stand alone without any difficulty. Any important information from the previous instalments is revealed where necessary. Andrea is Kane Harmon’s (Fearless #1) sister.
NOTE: Due to the story line content and issues of spousal abuse, DREAM may not be suitable for more sensitive readers.
Told from dual third person perspectives (Kyle and Andi) DREAM is a best friends/second chance romance focusing on primary school teacher Kyle Davenport, and florist Andrea Harmon. Ten years earlier Andrea Harmon broken Kyle Davenport’s heart, in fact, Andrea destroyed any remnants of their friendship by pushing away the only man she would ever love. Broken and bitter, Kyle left Rosewood Bay in search of something more, only to return to his hometown where he will face the woman he has always loved. A single mother of a nine year old boy, Andi will come face to face with her past when she discovers her son’s teacher is the boy whose heart she broke and shattered. What ensues is the rebuilding friendship and love between Andi and Kyle, and the potential fall-out as Andi’s past refuses to let go, and threatens any potential happiness for her future happily ever after.
Andi and Kyle were best friends for most of their lives until the day Andi pushed Kyle away, opting for the high school quarterback, and the excitement it brought for the foreseeable future. Kyle, broken and battered, ran from Rosewood Bay in an effort to forget about the girl he left behind, a girl whose own life would be shattered by the choices she made.
The relationship between Kyle and Andi is a former best-friends to lovers/second chance relationship that quickly develops into something more. As the school year progresses Andi and Kyle would reconnect and revisit what happened and why, until Andi’s past threatens to destroy their hard-fought reunion. The $ex scenes are passionate and seductive without the use of over the top, sexually graphic language and text.
All of the previous story line couples play secondary and supporting characters including Kane and Halley (Fearless#1), Phoebe and Jake (Breathe #2) , Braden and Juliette (Freed #3), as well as Kane and Andi’s father, a man whose own demons continue to ride him hard. We are introduced to Andi’s son Nicky, and he ex-husband Billy, a man who is determined to make Andi’s life miserable.
DREAM is a story of family and friendship, romance and love, second chances and happily ever after. The premise is sexy, sassy and inspiring ; the characters are colorful, animated, strong and real; the romance is stirring and moving. DREAM is a quick read; a passionate and energetic story about two people torn apart by stupidity, broken dreams and the volatile nature of domestic abuse.
A touching story
This was such a sweet and emotional story with a dash of danger and suspense! We finally got Andi’s story and reading what she has been through over the years was saddening to say the least. She was able to turn her life around after her abusive ex and make a beautiful and safe environment for her and her son. When her old best friend comes back into her life years later there friendship not only blossoms into more but helps her finally be able to leave the past behind her and makes her stronger in the end!