Sage Mayson had Kimberly Cullen once, and the memory of that brief encounter has tortured him since the moment he pushed her away. He should have followed his gut, but he didn’t, and now he’s left watching the woman he wants more than anything from afar.
Kimberly vowed to protect her heart from Sage, but when her sister is murdered and her world starts to fall apart, he’s the one person she finds herself leaning on.
Getting a second chance is something Sage knows is rare. He’s not going to squander the one he’s been given, and he won’t take no for an answer when it comes to making Kim his.
But what Sage doesn’t know is Kim has a secret that could leave them both devastated and heartbroken.
Kimberly Cullen is a hair stylist living in Tennessee who was raised by wonderful parents. After some health issues, she learns she’s adopted & has a twin sister. She has fabulous friends, & had recently started seeing a gorgeous guy named Sage Mayson. Almost as soon as they’ve started, they end when a misunderstanding causes Sage to push her away. He quickly learns he made a huge mistake, but it’s too late. Kim is angry & hurt, and not willing to forgive him.
Sage Mayson is a sexy guy from a big family who works in private security. He lives on a lake & spends a lot of his time working to fix up his home. He met a great girl named Kim who he fell for hard & fast. After screwing things up, he’s determined to convince her to give him a second chance so she will see what’s between them is real.
Months later Sage is still persistent in his efforts to win Kim back. He just can’t walk away. He experienced something beautiful with her he’s never felt before, & her memory haunts him. He won’t stop till she’s his.
Kim is struggling with resisting Sage. She can’t get over him. She’s sad without him, & misses him. When her sister is murdered Sage is there for her. He’s the one person she can count on, & they grow closer again. She realizes life’s too short to live with regrets, but will a secret she’s keeping threaten to destroy them?
-Never fucking ever have I had this with any other woman, a connection that defies logic and time, a connection that makes me question every fucking thing in my life.
-My heart had at some point claimed her as its own.
-She is mine.
-“I knew the moment I met you, that you were made for me.”