When You Make It Home
by Claire Ashby
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: July 12, 2014
Meg Michaels, a bookstore owner, has already walked away from two cheating exes. She’s learned her lesson and has her mind set on success—until she gets knocked up. Embarrassed and unwilling to discuss her situation with friends and family, she wears layers to hide the pregnancy.
When Meg gets sick at a party, she’s mortified. Even worse, Theo Taylor, the guest of honor, discovers her secret. Theo, an Army medic wounded in the war, agrees not to reveal her condition, and the two forge a bond of friendship that blossoms into love.
Theo is soon filling all of Meg’s late-night cravings—and not just the pregnancy-induced ones. But can their love overcome all the obstacles that stand between them and creating a happy family?
I was offered this book for an honest review. This was very emotional read for me. The author pulled me in and held me. I always wonder when I choose to read a book by an author unknown to me. Sometimes you get something that you wish you never picked up. Then you find a book like this! Powerful and emotionally gripping! A woman who is not having any luck on the relationship side of her life ends up pregnant after reuniting with a former love, after one night they decide that it's not going to work out. Theo, a disabled vet, lot his leg due to a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, he has issues he has to deal with also. Two people are attracted to each other deciding to spend time together use the friends with benefit excuse. Each of them fighting issues but never admitting they need each other. Until one of them leaves. From heartbreak to heartwarming you'll ride the emotional roller coaster with this couple. I look forward to reading more from this author
When she's not reading or writing, she spends her time watching extreme survival shows and taking long walks after nightfall. She has an unnatural love of high places, but still regrets the time she skydived solo. She believes some things are better left to the imagination. She resides in Austin with her family and a pack of wild dogs.