I never thought I would fall in love.
My family has never been good at showing affection. That's why I have always dated men I knew understood there was no future. My own family thinks I'm unloveable so I never thought a man would think otherwise. Aeden changes all of that in one long, amazing night.
Our chemistry is off the charts and for the first time in a long time, I find it hard to leave a man. Now, six months later, I return knowing one thing: I'm in love with Aeden Fitzpatrick.
She's a woman who has always gotten under my skin.
I shouldn't want Wendy. She's my baby sis's best friend. She's annoyed me for the longest time. Snooty and a bit of a know it all, she knows just how to irritate me. Of course, it doesn't mean that I don't fantasize about her. And, sure, I have an irrational hatred for every man she has ever dated.
But then...the night of my sister's wedding has me thinking things I shouldn't...and definitely doing things I shouldn't. Now, all I want to do is keep her close to me and keep her safe. But she's on her way overseas and I have to wait until she returns to see what will happen.
Wendy's return not only gains my attention, but she's now a local celebrity. Unfortunately, she's also gained a stalker, someone who wants to hurt her. As the threat grows, I realize that there is one thing I need in my life: Wendy. But as the threats turn sinister, I realize that I will do anything to save her.
At Last is a standalone novella set in the Santini World with a HEA.
You just can not go wrong with a Melissa Schroeder book. I love the storyline, emotion, relationship between friends and family and the twist and turns that it brings to the reader.
Aeden has been annoyed by his sisters best friend for years. She spends more time with his family than her own. Over the years he gets irrational with her because he's watched her date so many men. Which turned into fantasizing about her. One night at his sister's wedding everything changed.
Six months after her friends wedding Wendy returns from her work in Africa. The last time she saw Aeden he changed everything she grew up believing. She never felt worthy, loveable or enough. Now she was back and would have to face him and her feelings.
While Wendy and Aeden are trying to get past their conflicting personalities their chemistry seems to be spot on. She thinks this will be their only obstacle until something bigger comes between them. Aeden just wants to protect her while Wendy is a very independent woman. This adds to the stress they have been facing and may be what will tear them apart.