From the New York Times bestselling author of Come to Me Softly comes another irresistible new adult romance in the Closer to You series.
His heart was turned off…
Until she turned him on…
Christopher Moore gave up on the idea of love years ago. Now, his life is an endless string of parties and an even longer string of girls. Enjoying the physical perks with none of the emotional mess, he’s convinced everyone that he’s satisfied—everyone but himself.
Samantha Schultz has moved on with her life. Finishing her student teaching and living with her boyfriend, she’s deluded herself into believing she’s content. But there is one boy she never forgot—her first love—and she keeps the memory of him locked up tight. She will never allow any man to break her the way Christopher did.
When Christopher’s sister and her family move into a new neighborhood, Christopher is completely unprepared to find Samantha living at the end of the street. Memories and unspent desires send them on collision course of sex, lies, and lust. But when guilt and fear send Samantha running, Christopher will have to fight for what has always been his.
“No one tells a story about “The One” with as much beauty and tragedy as AL Jackson does. You can’t read her words without having them sink deep inside of you and sticking around like a favorite memory.” ~ New York Times bestselling author Jay Crownover
AL Jackson is a go to author for me and I can not tell you how excited I was to be getting Christopher’s story. I have been a huge fan of this series from the beginning and couldnt wait to get my hands on this one. While technically it can be read as a stand alone and you would enjoy it very much that way, you should read the series in its entirety to truly submerse into the beautiful story telling. AL Jackson has such a lyrical way with her words and the stories always dig deep into my heart. Come to Me Recklessly did not disappoint. The story is told in alternating point of views and flips between present day and the past. The story line flowed seamlessly and there was never any confusion as to what point in time you were reading. The emotions run deep in this story and I must admit I was drained by the end. To me that is the sign of an excellent story. AL Jackson is truly amazing and Come to Me Recklessly shows just how masterful her story telling is.
A.L. Jackson is the New York Times bestselling author of Take This Regret and Lost to You, as well as other contemporary romance titles, including Pulled, When We Collide, If Forever Comes, Come to Me Quietly, and Come to Me Softly.
She first found a love for writing during her days as a young mother and college student. She filled the journals she carried with short stories and poems used as an emotional outlet for the difficulties and joys she found in day-to-day life.
Years later, she shared a short story she’d been working on with her two closest friends and, with their encouragement; this story became her first full length novel. A.L. now spends her days writing in Southern Arizona where she lives with her husband and three children.
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