The Will (The Magdalene Series) by Kristen Ashley
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Early in her life, Josephine Malone learned the hard way that there was only one person she could love and trust: her grandmother, Lydia Malone. Out of necessity, unconsciously and very successfully, Josephine donned a disguise to keep all others at bay. She led a globetrotting lifestyle on the fringes of the fashion and music elite, but she kept herself distant.

While Josephine was trotting the globe, retired boxer Jake Spear was living in the same small town as Lydia. There was nothing disguised about Jake. Including the fact he made a habit of making very bad decisions about who to give his love.

But for Josephine and Jake, there was one person who adored them. One person who knew how to lead them to happiness. And one person who was intent on doing it.

Even if she had to do it as her final wish on this earth.

The Will (The Magdalene Series) by Kristen Ashley
My Rating 5 out of 5 

OMG, I need a tissue!

Josie, mid 40's, refined, damaged (and annoying). Jake, late 40's divorced 3 times, father of 3. Josie is very nerve-racking in the beginning and she had to grow on me. Jake is down to earth and direct, I loved him instantly. I also loved that when Josie realized she wanted Jake, she went for it and wasn't wishy-washy. Great story and great supporting characters. Conner and Sophie will need a book next! I have read almost all of Kristen Ashley's published books and this is the first one that affected me emotionally. Great book, I LOVED it!!