Plot without spoilers: Three years after his beloved Mia survived a near-death accident, Adam Wilde has become a successful yet unhappy rock star. When he is reunited with Mia for an unforgettable night in New York City, Adam must come to terms with the promises he made to her long ago--and face his true feelings about life and loss, music and love--as he tries to understand what drove them apart.
Literary highlights: Heartbreaking lyrics from Adam's star-making album "Collateral Damage" are sprinkled through the text. Forman's descriptions of the way Adam and Mia, both gifted musicians, relate to their talents, are eloquent and powerful.
Finally, just gotta say: This book is a remarkable journey through the aftermath of a tragedy--not the moments, days, weeks after, but the epic way loss lingers and how it is folded into the identities of those left behind. This is a romance not just between two people, but between people and music and memory and dreams.
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