• by Callie Hart
  • Narrated by Ramona Master
  • 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"I couldn't have forgotten about you even if I'd tried. The seas could have frozen over. The heavens could have come crashing down to earth. Time could have stood still, and I would never have been able to cleanse myself of you."
Twelve years ago, I ran to stay alive.
Port Royal, South Carolina, was my home. I was born there. I fell in love there. And I nearly died there. I never thought I'd go back. Now, after so many years, I have to return to bury the man who made my life a living hell. Some nights, I used to cry myself to sleep, praying my father would die. Other nights were different. Other nights, there was him.
Callan Cross.
My first confidante. My first kiss. My first love. My first everything: Callan was the glue that held me together when everything else was falling apart. He was my savior. He was there for me whenever I needed him...Until he wasn't.
Every night, I've seen the love of my life in my sleep. I just never thought I'd have to face him again.
Twelve years ago, I f--ked up big time.
Living life through a camera lens is sometimes easier than dealing with it head on. Scratch that. It's always easier. For over a decade, I've been a master of my art, taking photographs all over the world. Yet despite all of the countries I've visited, the amazing things I've seen, the beautiful women I've screwed, my heart has remained in pieces.
Coralie's the only woman I've ever loved, will ever love. And I'm determined to show her that we're meant to be together. Even if it means unearthing the bones of the past in the process.
A lifetime and a thousand miles have stood between us.
Now, there's no length of time I won't wait, no distance I won't travel, in order to make her mine.
A standalone contemporary romance with hints of darkness. This novel contains serious themes of violence that some listeners might find uncomfortable.


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Customer Reviews

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Heartbreaking Second Chance Love Story!

Callie Hart did an amazing job pulling the listener into an emotional heart wrenching story about two young souls finding love, only to be separated, but fate had a way of bringing them back together. Coralie may have suffered in silence at the hands of her father, but meeting, and falling in love with Callen was how she dealt with his cruelty. Told from dual POV's with past and present scenes, the listener follows the characters as they return back to their hometown to face the demons of their past, reunite, heal, and move forward.

Ramona did a good job on the narration. While it was difficult to distinguish between the characters sometimes, I definitely felt all the raw emotions throughout the whole story.

Calico was an emotional story, with great characters, I especially liked some of the secondary characters. An excellent find!
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- Cheri


I liked it, enjoyed it. I love a strong male character and damsel in distress female. Narrator was good although I was a little confused bc she only had an accent once and awhile, wasn't noticeable enough to take away from the story though :)
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- Stacey Shoff

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-27-2017
  • Publisher: Callie Hart