When You Make It Home

  • by Claire Ashby
  • Narrated by Piper Brown
  • 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Meg Michaels, a bookstore owner, has already walked away from two cheating exes. She's learned her lesson and has her mind set on success - until she gets knocked up. Embarrassed and unwilling to discuss her situation with friends and family, she wears layers to hide the pregnancy.
When Meg gets sick at a party, she's mortified. Even worse, Theo Taylor, the guest of honor, discovers her secret. Theo, an Army medic wounded in the war, agrees not to reveal her condition, and the two forge a bond of friendship that blossoms into love.
Theo is soon filling all of Meg's late-night cravings - and not just the pregnancy-induced ones. But can their love overcome all the obstacles that stand between them and creating a happy family?

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Meg Michaels is the owner of a bookstore, pregnant and has two exes that are not worth considering – but for the fact that she is pregnant by one of them. She hides her pregnancy for as long as she can.

At a welcome home party, put on by her best friend, she meets a former Army medic who discovers her secret. Theo (the medic) takes her on as a project. They become friends and before either of them know what they have become intimate – intimate friends.

They push each other away because of their perceived end real fears.

How will they contribute to one another in their journey? Or will they push themselves away from one another?

To me this was a very gentle plot and exploration of returning, injured veterans. Their pride versus the actual physical and mental needs they must let others to help them heal. The compassion without pity that those of us who know nothing about what they have been through. We must include them in order to hear their needs and do our best to help when asked, give time alone when asked, and understand and recognize the differences

Claire Ashby has written a wonderful book and while *I was given this book to listen to in exchange for my review in an unbiased manner. I can say with certainty that I will look for more written by this author and immediately add them to my Wish List.

Piper Brown is an excellent performer. I believe that I have listen to another one of her performances and she is better with each performance. Brown has a way of pulling the emotion out of your heart, feeling and identifying with this spectacularly written book.

Claire Ashby and Piper Brown are a match made in heaven – audio heaven, anyway!

Notes Mature themes, strong language and some descriptions of violence

Overall rating: Five stars for the story, the performance & overall. .


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Unusual Love Story

I got this book via audiobook boom. I loved the way the author portrayed the wounded war vet. Although h has issues he is not portrayed as a guy who does not want help and refuses it. he is his own man in spite of the injuries and he decides that he can help Meg get through her issues. I love the interaction between the main characters and the secondary characters. The narrator was very good and moved the story forward at a good pace and kept my interest. It took me two days to get through the book because I do have a life but it was well worth the time spent listening to the story. The pace was just as the book should have been read and the pauses and stops were all in the right place. Overall this was a good read.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-17-2015
  • Publisher: Red Adept Publishing, LLC