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This Is Not How It Ends


A love story that will break your heart and put it back together again.

When Charlotte and Philip meet, the pair form a deep and instant connection. Soon they’re settled in the Florida Keys with plans to marry. But just as they should be getting closer, Charlotte feels Philip slipping away.

Second-guessing their love is something Charlotte never imagined, but with Philip’s excessive absences, she finds herself yearning for more. When she meets Ben, she ignores the pull, but the supportive, single dad is there for her in ways she never knew she desired. Soon, Charlotte finds herself torn between the love she thought she wanted, and the one she knows she needs.

As a hurricane passes through Islamorada, stunning revelations challenge Charlotte's loyalties, and upend her life. Forced to reexamine the choices she’s made, and yet to make, Charlotte embarks on an emotional journey of friendship, love, and sacrifice—knowing forgiveness is a gift, and the best laid plans can change in a heartbeat.

This Is Not How It Ends is a tender, moving story of heartbreak and healing that asks the question: Which takes more courage? Holding on or letting go?