My thoughts: I give it ❤️❤️❤️❤️. Yes! I know! 4 and 5 stars are rare for me 😌 This was definitely not the story I was expecting after reading the summary. This was a beautiful and romantic story between two men, one who has suffered a tragic accident and is trying to learn to live again and one who is trying to hold on to what is most precious in his life. I really thought that this would be a book full of angst and pull at the heart string moments, and while there are moments that are sad, there is so much hope and love in this story that you are just caught up in it. I loved how Patrick showed without words all that he was feeling and how the friendship and romance between Patrick and Ken developed slowly. What a heart warming and wonderful story.
Caring for a loved one with cancer is tough. Doing it alone is overwhelming—especially when that loved one is a child. But ever since Ken Brighton’s partner left him, Ken has spent his days at the hospital with his daughter, Hanna, hoping for a miracle. Maybe the mysterious care packages that appear for Hanna don’t qualify, but they bring a spark of hope into his and Hanna’s tired life—and so does Ken’s neighbor, former singer Patrick Flaherty.
For two years Patrick hasn’t been able to focus on anything but the life he should have had. An injury robbed him of his voice, and the idea of introducing himself to new people intimidates him. But over the past months, he’s watched as his neighbor nursed his sick child, and once he meets Ken, Patrick starts to crave a life with him—a life he isn’t sure he can have.
Ken doesn’t realize he’s fallen in love until the doctors send Hanna home, saying there’s nothing more they can do: Hanna will either recover or succumb. Ken’s heart is set on a new beginning—with both Patrick and Hanna. But Patrick’s silence leaves Ken wondering what Patrick wants.