By Colleen Hoover

From the number one New York instances bestselling writer of Hopeless and Losing Hope.

Sometimes humans need to collapse to gain simply how a lot they belong together.

Colleen Hoover entranced readers in all places along with her bestselling novel Slammed, the e-book that brought Layken and should, a tender couple whose love overcame devastating hardships to emerge better and extra resilient than prior to. Now, as Layken and Will's emotion-packed tale keeps, a lovely and unexpected revelation approximately Will's previous leaves them wondering every thing that they notion they knew approximately one another. With the basis in their courting in danger, they need to come to a decision whether or not they are prepared to struggle for a destiny jointly, or to retreat again into solitude and heartache.

How a long way does must cross to turn out to Layken his love for her will final without end? it is going to require anything actually outstanding to maintain this couple jointly, and the judgements they make and the solutions they locate will swap not just their lives, however the lives of all people round them.

"Colleen Hoover's moment novel is simply as exceptional and wonderful as Slammed. Point of Retreat is absolute poetry." —Jamie McGuire, writer of Beautiful Disaster

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In the following nightmarish days I read the papers, listened to the radio, and lived in fear. It didn’t take long: Zeynep had been found in her house, dead. She was charred. I wrote to the district attorney again. I pointed out the similarity between the ways and the dates upon which Zeynep and Xenia had died. I argued that Nigel was seeking revenge and therefore punishing the people I loved in the same way that I had killed Xenia. Two weeks later the district attorney came to see me and reported that Nigel couldn’t possibly have had anything to do with this crime; he had proven that he was performing on stage at the time of the murder.

Her way of groping me, ignoring her boyfriend who stood with his back to us, planting a kiss on my lips before taking the stage, winking at me mischievously while sitting at a crowded table, well within her boyfriend’s field of vision, caressing my legs under the table sometimes … perhaps these and other dangerous games were expressions of the character traits her early Hollywood femme-fatale looks implied; but I was never as aggressive and courageous in keeping up with her as the men in those films.

At that moment, the young man felt certain this was all just one big nightmare. His knuckles were visibly white, even in the dim light. Truth of the matter was, though, this was only the beginning—he had no idea what was in store for him. The car obediently cruised forward toward their destination. The young man turned and stopped in front of Bebek Park. Just like every evening, the Bebek meatball vendor was setting up his stand in his white minivan, in spite of the contrary weather. Cavidan Hanım took advantage of their time in stalled traffic to look around, and she did so with gusto.

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