Better With You Teaser Excerpt
He nods, and my tears are a constant waterfall soaking my cheeks, chin, and neck. I clamp my eyes shut again and take a few steadying breaths.
“I have to go. My heart can’t handle any more of this,” I choke out. I lower my voice to a whisper. “It hurts too much. You’re hurting me.”
“Your heart?” he asks, and all I can do is laugh sardonically at this stupid, beautiful man. This stupid, beautiful, selfless man who is breaking my heart by breaking his own. “Your heart, Bailey?”
“Yeah, Butch. My heart.” I open my eyes and look at him again. The pain in his face, the tears in his eyes, they gut me. It’s like my chest is caving in, my lungs are collapsing. “I have to go. Please don’t follow me.”