Nick Blackthorne is a rock superstar. He’s at the top of his game even after 16 years. He’s had some personal tragedies, but none the less, he is still very much the man. That is until he gets an invitation to his friends’ wedding. The invitation sends his mind back to a time when he truly had it all. Love of his music, love of the life he was living and the love of Lauren.
Lauren Robbins is a kindergarten school teacher who was once the girlfriend of Nick Blackthorne. She is happy with her current life and doesn’t really discuss her old one. She has a fifteen year old son, Josh and their home. Life is good for her.
Then Nick shows up at her work to invite her to the wedding, because he can bring a PLUS ONE. After all this time, he wants that PLUS ONE to be Lauren. She gets scared when he calls her name and she swings her satchel around and hits Nick, knocking him unconscious. When he wakes up he starts his campaign to win back the only woman he has ever loved.
This story is not all sunshine and roses. Nick, Lauren and Josh have all got to come to terms with Nick’s decision to leave all those years ago. This story never comes out and says Nick cheated but it was certainly implied by mentioning groupies and his wondering what else was out there. I hate cheating! A lot! I somewhat enjoyed watching Nick suffer a little over that. I also enjoyed one of my personal favorite story lines in romance, second chance at love and the baby one of the characters doesn’t know about. I know some people don’t care for it but I do. I hope that many of you read this very sweet, very emotional and yes, very hot love story. It is always a wonderful thing to be somebody’s PLUS ONE.