My Last Love Story
Available January 23, 2018
"...emotionally raw and demanding..."
"Till death do us part" takes on a whole new meaning in this wry, evocative novel perfect for fans of P.S. I Love You.
Simi Desai is thirty years old and her husband is dying of cancer. He has two last wishes in his final months: first, that she'll have his baby so that a piece of him lives on, and second, that she'll reconcile with her old flame, who just happens to be their mutual best friend. And so over the course of their last summer together, Simi's husband plans a series of big and small adventures for this unlikely trio, designed to help them say goodbye to each other and prove to Simi that it's okay to move on without him—and even find love again.
Beautiful and poignant, Falguni Kothari's My Last Love Story will pull your heartstrings as only unforgettable love stories can.
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"I was drawn inexorably into this darkly poignant, beautifully written, and heartbreaking book. My Last Love Story isn't an easy read—it's as emotionally raw and demanding as the characters that inhabit its pages, but I don't regret a second of the time I spent immersed within it."
—Nalini Singh, New York Times bestselling author
"Readers who crave a nontraditional love story set against a background of friendship, heartache, tragedy and triumph, grab your copy of My Last Love Story and get ready to fall in love with not just two heroes, but also the woman they both want."
—Megan Hart, New York Times bestselling author
"A profound and deeply emotional twist on the classic love triangle, My Last Love Story is a provocative tale of lifelong friendship tested by fate. Poignant and satisfying, My Last Love Story is ultimately the type of celebration of love and life that reminds us why we read in the first place."
—Jamie Brenner, author of The Forever Summer
"Equally heartwarming and heartbreaking, My Last Love Story takes you on a complex emotional ride that will have you examining the heart's capacity for love long after the book is done."
—Farrah Rochon, USA Today best-selling author of Chase Me
"Ms. Kothari's writing is beautiful, lyrical and full of surprises. My Last Love Story speaks to the heart, exposing wants, needs, fears and desires that aren't often said out loud. Ms. Kothari handles it all with an expert hand."
—K.M. Jackson, award-winning author of the Unconventional Brides series
"At once heartbreaking, delightful and completely unexpected. A must read!"
—Sonali Dev, author of Change of Heart
"Through her three main characters and the triangle that connects them, Kothari transcends the expected by seeking a more nuanced middle place, where kindness, passion, and duty intersect. A deeply affecting story about what it means to love.
—Kathryn Craft, award-winning author of The Far End of Happy and The Art of Falling
"At the center of Kothari's novel is a love triangle that defies all expectations and crosses all boundaries. She examines love and loss, desire and desolation, with a deft, wry touch that made me keep reading late into the night and moved me to tears.
In My Last Love Story, Kothari examines love and loss, desire and desolation, with a deft, wry touch that kept me reading late into the night and moved me to tears."
—Julia Tagan, author of Stages of Desire
"Smart and moving, My Last Love Story vividly explores the tug of war between life and death and love. Falguni Kothari has written a tender novel with a passionate heart."
—Soniah Kamal, award-winning author of An Isolated Incident
"My Last Love Story made me laugh, cry and broaden my horizons to accept character flaws and quirks that I might have at other times found un-relatable. Falguni not only made me relate, she had me invested in her characters and their journey.
I just finished reading My Last Love Story and I enjoyed it thoroughly. The writing had me so invested in the story that I just couldn't stop reading till I was done. To make a reader care so much about the characters in a story is a talent that few have. Ms. Kothari should be incredibly proud of her work and she has in me a fan for life. I doubt I'll miss reading any of her books going forward."
—Shilpa Suraj, author of The Girl He Left Behind
"Such a brave book on relationships. And what friendship, love and togetherness really mean."
—Preeti Singh, co-founder of the Good Book Corner
"My Last Love Story is the touching story of a tempestuous and unconventional relationship. In their own and very different ways, Nirvaan and Zayaan are both in love with Simeen, while she is torn between her love for her dying husband and her desire to make his last wish come true. An un-putdownable read."
—Shoma Narayana, author of Twelve Hours of Temptation
"A deceptively easy read for such a deeply moving book. Kothari's deft touch with words is her trademark. A definitive 'must-read' if ever there was one!"
—Zeenat Mahal, author of She Loves Me, He Loves Me Not