Title: Someday, Somehow
Author: Claudia Burgoa
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Release Date: October 3, 2019
Men and women can be friends.
At least thatâs what Iâve been telling myself since George walked into my life.
We bicker as much as we have each otherâs backs.
So, she left to find herself and I feel like I canât breathe without her.
Itâs okay, itâs only temporary.
But when she walks back into my life, itâs on the arm of a stranger.
Seriously, I just realized I'm in love with her and she's engaged?
I have six weeks to convince George weâre meant to be togetherânot only in the kitchen or be forced to watch her marry another man.
Time is running out, and soon, sheâll be gone from my life.
Iâm risking everything, will that be enough?
Someday, Somehow is a sexy romantic comedy that's equal parts funny and flirty.
Made of Honor clashes with When Harry Met Sally in a sweet and seductive love story of hopeful hearts and second chances.
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âA junior invited me,â Megan said excitedly. âIt might be the party of the year.â
It looks like Union Square during New Yearâs Eve.
What is everyone waiting for?
This party wasnât worth the three-mile walk from our dorm to here.
The cheap alcohol tops it all. I didnât get drunk with the first sip of a screwdriver; I got a massive headache. This isnât for me. The circle of girls gossiping about everything as they wait to be swooped by some guyânot my scene.
Havenât we done this for the past twelve hours? Chat about nonsense. This is why I donât have many friends. I was too busy with my extracurricular activities that I skipped socializing 101. Give me a good book to read. A movie to watch or a marathon on TBS or Nick at Nite to keep me up all night. I suggest we leave, and what does roommate-dearest say in response? âIâll find you a place to crash.â
The bedroom is dark but clean. I grab a sweatshirt and even a bear I find on the floor. It only takes a few seconds for me to fall asleep. It is quiet, smells of sandalwood and pine, and the sheets are soft.
I miss home.
Everything is going well until the guy from the coffee shop wakes me up. I swear it feels like a dream. A nightmare. But after we talk, I realize heâs not as bad as I thought. Heâs one of the good guys but likes to pretend heâs anything but.
His foodâ¦who knew eggs could taste this great? In exchange for yet another plate, I could offer to fix the light fixtures. This place is off code.
And there I go, thinking like my father. Instead of teaching me construction, he shouldâve taught me how to socialize. I wish my aunts had been around more often during my teenage years. Iâd be a little cooler, or at least Iâd know how to make friends easily.
Auggie takes the empty plate from my hands and offers me some milk. I nod, that sounds better than whatever theyâre serving upstairs.
âIt must be hard moving away from all your friends and family,â he says.
I shrug and smile. I donât make friends easily. Well, actually, I donât make friends at all. Dad and I have always been on the run. Running to school, running to a construction site, running to tae kwon do, running to the grocery store...
Thereâs never time to exchange more than a greeting and a weak how are you before I have to go again.
During my spare time I help Dad around the house or at work. If I do the latter, it pays for my knickknacks, and I get to spend time with him.
âItâs just Dad and me,â I remind him.
âAny other family?â
âMomâs family faded away after she died. Dadâs sisters stepped up, but now they have their own families, so during my teenage years it was just the two of us.â I drink some of the milk he poured me.
âHow about you?â I fire back without answering his question. And study him.
Heâs not as bad as I thought earlier. In fact, heâs very nice. And good looking. Tall, mussed-up, dark hair, hazel eyes. Black t-shirt hugging his lean and defined muscles. Thereâs a playful tug at the corner of his mouth, and I see a dimple forming on the left side of his cheek.
He turns me on, but heâs he and well, Iâm me.
Claudia is an award-winning, USA Today bestselling author. She lives in Colorado, working for a small IT. She has three children and manages a chaotic household of two confused dogs, and a wonderful husband who shares her love of all things geek. To survive she works continually to find purpose for the voices flitting through her head, plus she consumes high quantities of chocolate to keep the last threads of sanity intact.
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