Sipping champagne at one of the chicest restaurants in Seattle Kailey Crain can’t believe her good fortune. Her journalist career is taking off and she’s engaged to a guy who is perfect in nearly every way. As she and her fiance Ryan leave the restaurant, Kailey offers her leftovers to a homeless man sitting outside, and is stunned when their eyes meet, then stricken to her very core: The man is the love of her life, Cade McAllister.
When Kailey met Cade ten years ago, their attraction was immediate and intense only to end as suddenly as it began, leaving Kailey devastated. Now the man before her is a faded version of her former beloved. Unable to walk away Kailey secretly helps Cade begin to piece his life together. But as she revisits her long-ago relationship, Kailey realizes that she must decide exactly what – and whom – she really wants.
Alternating between the past and the present, Always is a beautifully unfolding exploration of a woman faced with an impossible choice, a woman who discovers what she’s willing to save and what she will sacrifice for true love.