Stay With Me by Mila Grey is the sequel to her hot-n-heavy YA romance Come Back to Me ( which our Teen Volunteer Carlee loved-and so did I!). This time around the novel focuses on Jessa’s best friend Didi.
Didi Monroe has waited her whole life for happily ever after. So when charming Zac Ridgemont sweeps her off her feet, Didi believes she might finally have met the one.
Until she begins an internship at a military hospital in California. There she meets wounded marine Noel Walker. Frustrated on the outside and broken on the inside, Walker s an irritating patient who refuses any care, keeping his distance from everything and everyone including Didi. But the more she tries to help Walker the closer the two grow. Soon neither one can ignore the sparks flying between them as their attraction simmers into dangerous territory.
But Walker doesn’t believe in love or happily ever after not after what he’s seen in the war. He doesn’t want to hurt Didi, but he doesn’t want to push her away either. She makes him feel peaceful. Hopeful, even.
Then tragedy hits, shattering both their worlds, and Didi realizes that love isn’t as simple as happily ever after. Love isn t easy. It s difficult. Messy. Complicated.
Now all Didi has to do is decide if it s worth fighting for.
Just a little warning about this book- it’s pretty explicit.