Worlds collide at different times. Some create havoc while others bring joy happiness or in this case discord and uncertainty. Cassidy and Danny were like two star-crossed lovers who’s lives intersected and then went their different ways. A chance meeting while out with Kyle and the a phone call that changed it all.
Danny has always been her true love and yet he married someone else. Things spiraled out of control and he and his wife seem to be headed in different directions.
Cassius torn between doing what’s right and keeping him at a distance or headed straight back on a collision course to disaster.
Her friends try to fix her up and meeting Dan might give her a chance to be with someone else. But, he’s going into the service and rather than head his way she moves in the opposite direction toward Danny knowing it might be wrong since he and his wife have children and this might be temporary.
Thinking with her heart and not her head will she once again feel the pain of separation again? Danny is persistent and relentless in his pursuit of Cassidy and for whatever reason she seems addicted to him like a food you can’t get enough of. Wanda is shrewd and wants money for her children and each time things get settled they are not. Setbacks are in their way and borrowing money from her grandmother helps ease her tension when she wants to escape and see her best friend Liz.
Cassidy is so blind that she falls into a destructive state and even puts her parents at odds with each other. A serious betrayal and confidence broken causing a rift between her and her father.
Danny uses drugs and needs help before things can move forward for then. Each setback drives him away for a while and yet Cassidy can’t seem to focus and move ahead in a different direction.
Bitter sweet moments and author Cindy Springsteen takes us on a collision course filled with obstacles overturned emotions threats family discord and two young people that are facing a lifetime of hope and joy but will there be a happy ending.
Each time Danny and Cassidy meet they take a chance on getting caught and when her father warns his father, Norman about this Danny is told to stay away from Cassidy. Families are ripped away and parents have to make hardcore decisions regarding their feelings about this relationship. Why do they see something toxic about this and what about Dan will he write to Cassidy? Guilt comes and goes as she does not want to be the cause of his family’s breakup and yet she continues on. Months go by, court cases come and go and money is at the root of what Wanda wants. Wedding plans going forth then cancelled and more demands on Danny for back alimony and more, will he go back to his ways and use? When the day finally arrives and things seem to be in place someone tries to go after Danny and run him off the road and another after her boss Debbie? Is this is message that no one sees? Who wants to take it all away? The ending is explosive and an odd call gives Cassidy the chills. Her grandmother giving her odd information before she finally says I do why not go deeper into and find out the truth. Love had a way of creating a fog over your eyes when you don’t want to face reality. Just what happens at the end when Cassidy and Danny might have a chance? What’s going to happen next?
Told in two voices Cassidy’s and at times alternating to Danny’s. Fate at times plays havoc and the hands move in many ways. Just when you think you might have beaten the odds it swings and swerved and sends you in a different direction.
Sometimes we don’t see the reality of situations and forge ahead with what we think we want and have created within our own minds. Danny and Cassidy created a life that they think is perfect now that Wanda has finally signed the papers but someone is out there that wants to ruin it all but how and when you won’t believe. Perfection is something we all want but Cassidy and Danny are about the face the hardest realities in life. Forever and always is what both Danny and Cassidy say to each other! As it says on the back cover: “Will fate give these childhood sweethearts more heartache and tears?” Will the hands of love bring them joy? This story is not over and some endings create unusual beginnings and what is in store for Cassidy now? Answering the phone. Who called? Find out when the Author pens the next chapter in the forever and always series.
Told from the heart and at times you might feel frustrated with both Cassidy and Danny or angry that her parents are put in the middle. Acceptance love hope understanding and one young girl named Cassidy who only wanted on thing Danny! Fate what’s in your future? Something unavoidable that befalls a person is fate! Good, Bad, Tragic we all face it! What’s Cassidy’s?
Fran Lewis: Just reviews/MJ magazine/MJ network
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