Could Have Been Us

Could Have Been Us

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New York Times Bestselling author Corinne Michaels returns to the Willow Creek Valley Series in this stunning friends-to-lovers/brother’s best friend romance.


Stella Parkerson has been in love with Jack since she was sixteen. He’s older, broken, her brother’s best friend, and unwilling to betray his promise to never touch her again. Their past is riddled with secrets. Their heartache is too much to bear, but what happens when they can no longer keep apart and give in to their love?


New York Times Bestselling author Corinne Michaels returns to the Willow Creek Valley Series in this stunning small town, brother’s best friend romance.

Fifteen years ago, I fell for Jack O’Donnell.

I was just a girl, but I knew my brother’s best friend was the only man I’d ever love.

On my eighteenth birthday, when I asked him to kiss me, I never imagined it would change my life so completely.

I gave Jack everything that night.

In order to move on, we had to go our separate ways and pretend like nothing happened... as though it wasn’t the greatest moment of my life.

But even that wasn’t as heartbreaking as the secret we were forced to keep.

I’ve tried not to think about how much I still love him. How I long to be back in his strong arms or the way his hazel eyes make my heart race.

Until he kisses me again. And this time there’s no turning back. This time I know what it means.

We belong together and there’s no use denying it any longer.

But our feelings aren’t the only thing that won’t stay buried, our past resurfaces and threatens to destroy our second chance at happiness.

When our love is tested once again, will we be strong enough to stand together?

Title:Could Have Been Us
ISBN:9781942834571
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    Could Have Been Us Reviews

  • Chelsea Humphrey

    Now Available!"I would've wanted the moments," she confesses. "I would've wanted whatever we could've had."Excuse me while I sob into my hanky and process the many ways that this book wrecked my soul....

  • Phuong ? (hiatus)

    – 2 stars UNPOPULAR OPINION I'm going on a mini rant or not so mini rant depending on how much I have to say, so beware MAJOR SPOILERS from here. Where everyone sees a gut-wrenching story, all...

  • Corinne Michaels

    Could Have Been Us is LIVE!Grab your copy today!AmazonApple BooksBarnes & NobleKoboGoogle PlayAudible...

  • Christy

    5 stars I have loved her more than any man has ever loved any woman. And yet, I can’t have her. It’s no secret I love Corinne Michaels writing/books big. They always have the perfec...

  • Jenifer Briggs

    This book is absolutely magnificent! I have been seeing all of Corinne's posts about how this is her favorite couple she's ever written, and that this is her most emotional book yet.. and guys, I real...

  • The Paperbook Princess

    Are you ready for an angsty and gut wrenching story? Chapter one you get a punch in the gut and this is basically how the story goes for a bit but don't worry there is light hearted comedy in there th...

  • MELISSA *Mel Reader*

    5 "It's Always Been Stella" stars!(ARC provided by Valentine PR) Stella Parkerson grew up in a small town in the mountains of North Carolina called Willow Creek Valley. She has a great job running ...

  • Wendy LeGrand

    Wow. Just wow! Corinne once again brings her readers a deeply emotional, intense story that will keep you glued to the pages of this book. Jack and Stella's story was SO much more than I could have ev...

  • Corinne

    Relatable and gut wrenching, the story of Stella and Jack is a beautiful rollercoaster of emotions. I had no idea going into this where the story was headed. It was surprising, raw, hard to read at ti...

  • AJ

    5 heartwrenching, amazingly swoony starsDamn, Corinne Michaels has taken my heart and squished it over and over again throughout this book. How many books have you in tears during the very first chapt...