• She had been ready to love this man from the moment she first saw him. In all these years, that had never changed. They'd hurt each other, let each other down, and yet, here they were after everything, together. She needed him now, needed him to remind her that she was live, that she wasn't alone, that she hadn't lost everything.

    Kristin Hannah (2014). “The Kristin Hannah Collection: Volume 2: Winter Garden, Night Road, Home Front”, p.1152, St. Martin's Griffin