Series: Judge Me Not #4 (Spinoff Novel & Standalone)
Author: S.R. Grey
Genre: New Adult/Coming of Age Romance
Release Date: April 7, 2016
Can the ending of one dream lead to the beginning of a new one?Will Gartner made a lot of mistakes in the past, but he finally has his life together. Leaving his reckless teenage years behind, he’s recently graduated from college and is all set to move from Las Vegas to New York to start a prestigious new job. But when an unexpected guest shows up at his farewell party, all Will’s dreams are smashed to pieces. Suddenly, he’s taking a crash course in how to be a father to the five-year-old daughter he never knew existed.
Will changes direction and heads to Harmony Creek, Ohio, and the only person who’s ever really been there for him, his brother Chase. Chase saved Will in the past, but will he rescue him yet again? Some lessons—like fatherhood—can only be learned by doing. Is Will up to the challenge?
And where does Emma Metzger fit into Will’s suddenly upside-down world? Emma knows all about his troubled past and sees his hesitation to commit to his new daughter. How can she commit her heart to a man who doesn’t know what the word means?
Chase always told Will “Follow your heart. Always try to be a good man.” But will following his heart be enough for his daughter, and for Emma?
The After of Us is a story about letting go of old dreams, and, in the process, discovering what you really needed to make you happy was right there in front of you all along.
The After of Us is a spin-off of the Judge Me Not series and a standalone novel.
S.R. Grey is an Amazon Top 100 and Barnes & Noble #1 Bestselling author. She is the author of the popular Judge Me Not series, the new Promises series, the Inevitability duology, A Harbour Falls Mystery trilogy, and the Laid Bare series of novellas. Ms. Grey’s works have appeared on several Amazon Bestseller lists, including Top 100 multiple times, as well as Barnes & Noble #1 in Bestselling Nook books.
Will finally feels like his life is going in the right direction. I mean, he graduated college at Pepperdine for Pete's sake . He's got a high paying New York job lined up. He has an apartment ready, possibly, with a N.Y. posh hotel as a fall back. Seriously, how much further from his past can he get?
Apparently, not far when a daughter he didn't know he had shows up with her strung out mother. Mouth agape, trying process that he's a father, Will watches his daughter's mother run off and never look back.
So what does a barely 22 year old guy do with his newly found 5 year old daughter? Well, Will, ran to his big brother for help.
Will learns life with a child is far more complicated. He needs to grow up, but it seems he's got to learn that the hard way.
It a sweet story about a man discovering himself, his daughter, and love in one messy swoop. But don't get me wrong he makes some pretty big mistakes and makes an ass out of himself too.