The Love that Never Really Dies is a beautiful novel with a heart wrenching story. If this cover doesn’t raise your temperature a few degrees, the story will. Grab a fan before reading this one, because it really heats up. This is such a lovely book. The author writes characters that make you feel as if you literally stepped into the pages of her book. Characters are definitely the strong point of the novel. It does take a while to untangle them in the beginning but read carefully and persevere, it’s worth it. A lot of it is predictable but it doesn’t detract from the story at all, since it’s written with humor, entertaining situations and interesting characters.