Is a player. He sleeps with women at night and kicks them out of his bed by morning.
NO strings. NO attachments. And NO falling in love.
But not even his good looks, hot body or sexy way with words can get him out of the eviction notice stuck on his door.
Desperate for money and running out of time he finds himself signing a contract for an acting job that is about to break every rule that he’s ever made…
Is dying. With only a year left to live, falling in love is the last thing that she wants to do.
But with a mother desperate to see her find her one true love before her final days and an inability to say no to the one woman that she loves more than anything in the world, Neddie sets herself a simple task…
1. Hire someone to play her “lover”.
2. Don’t fall in love.
Note from Author – Love Me To Death is a full-length, standalone novel all about love, loss and second chances. Due to more mature scenes, this book is not intended for readers under the age of 18.
Love Me To Death by Sharlay has been sitting on my kindle for quite some time…just begging me to read it and I’m so glad that I finally got the chance to do so! Brennan Cole and Neddie (aka Ned) Waters were a breath of fresh air. This story is heavy and light at the same time. It is funny and sadness all rolled into one.
I’ll be honest, when I first started reading I wasn’t sure how I was going to like it. I knew from the synopsis that Neddie was hiring someone to play her “lover”. I was surprised at how it happened and what was actually going to be involved. I didn’t think Brennan (aka Cole to Neddie) was going to have it in him to follow through and complete this job. My first impression of him was PLAYER…new girl every night, no repeat kind of guy. I just did not know how he was going to do with this task!
I kept reading and that’s when the feels started. There were parts of this story that made me laugh out loud…
~Ned “Then you are you comparing me to?”
~Cole “Babe, there are multiple personalities inside that hot little body of yours, I’m comparing you to yourself…all of you.”
“I’m an actor.”
“Oh, that’s fantastic, have you been in anything, recently, that I might now?” he asks in a patronizing tone.
“Other than Ned, probably not” I hear Ned start to choke on her food, I pat her back but she swats my hand away while giving me a look of death.
I think I actually spat coffee out of my mouth at that, then quickly called my husband to read him that line! But then I swooned when this happened…
Neither of us says a word as we listen to the sound of each other’s breathing in the still of the night. We fall asleep in silence. Both saying nothing and saying everything.
And it just keeps getting better and better. Their relationship evolves quickly…I guess when you need to learn all about someone fast you get all the getting to know you business out of the way. Neddie is strong willed and she thought she knew what her plan was. Cole just wanted a job and to be able to pay his rent. What they find ends up being so much more…cue the waterworks…
“I’m not giving up on you, Ned.”
“I don’t want you to.”
“I won’t. Not ever. Not in this life or the next. I will always find you.:
“I will always be waiting.”
I’m sure you will be sucked in just as I was….beautifully written and full of emotion!
About the Author
I’m an avid reader, professional daydreamer, and chocolate addict. When life gets too much, I escape to the safety of my laptop and type away for hours. My characters are my friends, and my family are cool, too…I guess. Writing is my passion, and I love my readers. If you want to know what the voices in my head are talking about then pick up one of my books and find out. I will warn you that some of my stories will cause you to ugly cry but if you can get through that then you’ll make it through to the happily-ever-after that you’ll need.
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