Title: This Time Tomorrow
Author: Tessa Bailey
First published June 22, 2020
244 pages, Kindle Edition
Caleb has a job to do, and he’s not going to let anyone get in his way. As an assassin, he’s been trained to be cold and efficient, but when he’s given a new target, he starts to have second thoughts.
The woman he’s supposed to kill is different from all the others. She’s smart, beautiful, and just as deadly as he is.
But when Caleb discovers a shocking secret about his target, he must decide whether to follow orders or follow his heart. Will he be able to complete his mission, or will he risk everything for love?
This pulse-pounding thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.
About the Author
Meet Tessa Bailey, the New York Times Bestselling author who has a knack for solving problems – but not her own. Instead, she pours her energy into creating stubborn, blue collar male characters and lovable heroines.
When she’s not writing, you can find her on Long Island, avoiding the sun and social interactions, then wondering why her phone isn’t ringing. Known as the “Michelangelo of dirty talk,” by Entertainment Weekly, Tessa’s writing is full of spice, spirit, and swoon, with a guaranteed happily ever after.
Follow her on TikTok at @authortessabailey or visit tessabailey.com for a complete list of her books.
In “This Time Tomorrow,” Tessa Bailey has crafted a fast-paced and captivating romance that explores the power of grief, healing, and love. Bailey, a New York Times bestselling author, is known for her steamy contemporary romances, and “This Time Tomorrow” doesn’t disappoint.
The book follows Roksana and Elias, two strangers who share a connection through their shared grief over the loss of a loved one. Roksana is a successful lawyer who is struggling to find her footing after the death of her mother.
Elias is a former firefighter who is still reeling from the loss of his wife and daughter in a tragic accident. When the two strangers meet by chance in a cemetery, they immediately feel drawn to each other.
As they spend time together, they begin to open up about their struggles and find solace in each other’s company. But their attraction to each other is complicated by their grief, and they must navigate their way through their pain to find a way forward.
Bailey’s writing is lyrical and emotional, drawing the reader in with her vivid descriptions of grief and loss. The chemistry between Roksana and Elias is electric, and their relationship feels both authentic and deeply romantic.
However, the book’s pacing is occasionally uneven, with some scenes feeling rushed while others drag on. Additionally, some readers may find the book’s focus on grief and loss to be too heavy at times.
However, these minor flaws are outweighed by the book’s emotional depth and compelling characters. Overall, “This Time Tomorrow” is a powerful and moving romance that will leave readers feeling both uplifted and emotionally drained.
Fans of Tessa Bailey’s other works will not be disappointed, and newcomers to her writing will find a talented and thoughtful author at the top of her game. Rating: 4/5 stars.