I liked the story. I loved David of course, who won’t. Bit of a temper but everyone has some temper at one point or another. That being said here goes…..
Woman settles for a guy she deep down knows is not THE ONE but marries him anyway. Always questions things in or about their marriage. She sees a guy she just can’t take her eyes off of as well as he feels the same about her. They meet, talk and have great sex and then things go all to hell. She is going nuts because she realizes what she settled for.
She tells her husband finally. He is an idiot to begin with. He thinks time will change Olivia. Wanting what he wants. Great job, a loving wife, home and a family, only she does not want the same things. Bill was a bit anal. That is putting it mildly. Never asking anything about Olivia’s past. If she said she did not want to talk about it they just did not talk about it. Not a very good husband in my opinion. It was either his way or nothing at all.
So finally she leaves her husband ends up with David and starts this so called future. Times goes by and things happen with the divorce and things move along. All the while Olivia constantly questions if she is doing the right thing by leaving Bill and loving David. It got to be a little bit too much. Going back and forth do I love him or do I really love Bill or do I really love David. Back and forth, back and forth do I or don’t I. (Why David would want to be with a woman like that is beyond me). That being said things start to come to an end and Olivia I think becomes a little selfish. David gives Olivia anything and everything any woman could ask for. But she does not think she is worthy. Buys her a home she is in love with, is willing to pay for her divorce, and treats her like a queen. All he wants is to be with her and give her everything he possible can. Tells her she needs to start writing stories again. Tells her he loves her and wants her to quite work and travel with him and write again. He ask her to marry him. Of course she does not answer or tells him no she can’t . Blah Blah Blah.
She then tells him that she does not want children. Never has and never will. This is where I think she becomes selfish. Knowing all that is all this poor man is looking forward to a future with her. But she lets him fall in love with her and her fall in love with him before she even thinks about telling him. Now I know not all women are cut out to be mothers, but why would you do that to a man knowing he does want kids and would be a great father then throw that bomb on him. Why would you not want to give someone you love as much as she says she does and would give him anything in the world but not a child? Something that is a part of two loving people?
Like I said I liked to story and the characters but I was disappointed. I would have liked a HEA. A dog does not make a HEA. Now if the author wrote another story continuing the story of David and Olivia, but having a true HEA that would be great.
Would I recommend this book? ?????? not sure.
Would I read it again? ?????? not really.
Like I said DISAPPOINTING.