Title: Save Me From Me
Author: Erika Ashby
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Released: December 12, 2013
Dani refuses to lose another parent due to her absence from their life. After pulling herself back together following the death of her father, she moves back to her childhood town to live with her mom. She’s slowly pulled back into the lifestyle she worked so hard to get away from ten years ago. She accepts that this is the life she has always been destined to live. Getting a job at the store down the road and hooking back up with her first love Gage, seems to be the logical way to go…that is until she meets Holden Reynolds.
Now that Holden is finally back home from the Navy he plans on following in his father’s footsteps. Still trying to move on from the one woman who had his heart, he busies himself in work and returning to the country boy lifestyle he’s always loved. The best way to get over someone is to get under someone, right? That’s his mindset as he travels town to town with his job perfectly content with being a rambling man…that is until he meets Danielle Brooks.
When Dani isn't leaving and Holden isn't staying will they be able to keep themselves from getting too attached? Or will they be just what each other needs to cut all the strings that have them bound?
Erika Ashby has done an excellent job with this story of two people who find each other in the most interesting way possible!
Dani, who runs away from her small town life to the city right after high school has to come back 10 years later when her Dad passes away and stays to take care of her mom. While taking care of her mom she also has to deal with her Step Brother and Step Sister who find Drugs more important in life then life itself.
Holden, a man who ran away from his cousin and best friend to the military life comes back home after his time is up and starts working for his dad. Not the first choice for him but he feels the pressure from his dad to work for the family business.
Two People running from a part of their lives find each other in the boon docks of small town living at one of the very few bars around. Holden has found himself in a life of one night stands while Dani finds herself working and taking care of her nephews with her mom. All it takes is one look for Holden to be drawn to Dani and one look from Holden to make Dani’s heart rate accelerate.
I loved this story of these two finding a way to battle their inner demons and past relationships to be together. They had a plan that was perfect for them both until someone got in the way, well maybe two someone’s. Can they make their way back to each other and be happy.
I have to say that this story was heartbreaking at times and on the other hand heartwarming. Erika has done an amazing job bringing us this story along with their struggles and when I can feel the emotion of the characters feel the sad, happy and funny emotions I feel so satisfied with the book.
Along with the first meeting scene, my favorite part in the story is the Epilogue, it was so much more then I had expected and it made the story that much more amazing.