Secret identities, second chances, drama, desire:
It’s all going down in Miami Beach
MAKE ME STAY
Releasing June 27th, 2017
Secret identities, second chances, drama, desire: It’s all going down in Miami Beach in this tantalizing novel from the bestselling author of Pull Me Close, which was hailed by Aurora Rose Reynolds as “a heart-gripping story about . . . the power of love.”
April: Walking away from Matt Moreno was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Lying to him was a close second, but for his safety, I had no other choice. I was undercover, working to put some nasty people behind bars. But when Matt nearly recognizes me on Lincoln Road a year later, all those very real feelings come rushing back. Now that my assignment’s almost over, will he understand why I lied? Why I had to leave? Most important, can he ever forgive me?
Matt: I was madly in love with June Simpson . . . or, at least, with the woman I thought was June. Then she just disappeared while my family’s nightclub went through hell. And after months of searching, when I think I’ve finally found that sexy, raspy voice and those exquisite blue eyes, she slips away once more. Turns out, “June” is actually Detective April White. She’s been playing me the whole time. And she’s about to rock my world all over again.
Wow!!! I thought Book 1, Pull Me Close, was intense and emotional, but this one was even more so! Make Me Stay has it ALL….secrets, betrayals, love, sex, forgiveness, and second chances. This book is about Matt, Nick’s twin. A year ago he was madly in love with June, but she broke his heart when she left without a trace. The feelings never died for him, so when he recognizes her on the street, all those feelings, now combined with anger and hurt, are pushed to the forefront.
June aka April had to leave Matt for his own protection, and like Matt, she never stopped loving him either. She tries to make amends and hopefully have another shot with him by being honest, but he wants no part of that. However, when she is hurt, and he may be her only way of healing and regaining her life. He decides to do whatever is possible to help her. Can he ever trust her again? Can they find their way back to one another?
This book was soooo emotional! As always, Halston tackles important issues in her novels, and this one was no different. I don’t want to spoil anything but just know it’s a fascinating and different topic. I have never read a book that has discussed this health issue, and it was very informative.
Halston always finds a way to connect me with her characters, and Matt and April were no different. I learned so much about them through the first portion of the book about how they met and how things ended. I loved how with each chapter they learned something new about one another. They are really getting to know and fall in love with each other all over again. The climax toward the end of the story is INTENSE! That is putting it mildly. It threw up a MAJOR roadblock in the way of their journey back to one another!
My favorite thing about this book is there was indeed a HEA, but it wasn’t perfect, just like real life. Another great book by one of my favorite writers!!!!!
USA Today bestselling author, Sidney Halston lives her life with one simple rule: “Just Do It”–Nike. And that’s exactly what she did.
After working hard as an attorney, Sidney picked up a pen for the first time at thirty years old to begin her dream of writing. Having never written anything other than very exciting legal briefs, she found an outlet for her imaginative, romantic side and wrote Seeing Red. That first pen stroke sealed the deal, and she fell in love with writing. Sidney lives in South Florida with her husband and children. She loves her family above all else, and reading follows a close second. When she’s not writing, you can find her reading and reading and reading. She’s a reader first and a writer second. When she’s not writing or reading, her life is complete and utter chaos, trying to balance family life with work and writing (and reading). But she wouldn’t have it any other way.