GENRE: CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
A wraithlike sentence, so simple and understated, meant more to him than anything else he’d ever known. Sadly, he would loose the woman who had spoken the words that comprised that sentence just weeks later. Forever thereafter he would find himself clinging to the memory of that evening, and that moment, knowing it was a bitter consolation prize.
“This is the man who saved my life.”
Two months after leaving the life she had worked so hard to build behind, all in the name of true love, Erin Taylor wearily eased her car into a parking spot in the back corner of a typical suburban shopping center and dashed inside the Starbucks there, unaware that what would transpire over the next hour would change her life more so than accepting a wedding proposal from her boyfriend of three years had. So that Alan Chambers, now her fiance, could pursue his dream of starting his own magazine, she had given up a job writing for the Silicon Valley Daily News, the perfect apartment and the mental stability of being 3000 miles away from her father, a man who had irreparably damaged any semblance of self confidence she ever had. When she had left Massachusetts at the age of eighteen to accept a scholarship at Stanford, she vowed she would never go back. Yet there she was.