My name is Lana Young and I’m not okay. I’m 40 years old and still grieving the death of my fiancé, 18 years later. Tyler Taylor died of cancer and he spent his final days helping others. He was an inspiration, enough that his sister wrote a book about his life. Now that book is becoming a movie, and the actor portraying Tyler on the big screen just walked into the bar I own. He’s begging me for help. “Help me become Tyler Taylor.” There’s one problem: Mylan Andrews is battling his demons, and I’m worried he can’t win. MYLAN
My name is Mylan Andrews and I’m not okay. I’m a 25-year-old alcoholic and addict. I just got out of rehab and this movie is my last chance to save my career. Lana agrees to work with me on becoming Tyler Taylor and every day we’re together, my attraction to her grows stronger. Could she be the one to help me win back control of my life? For her to consider me for her future, she must first move on from her past. Beyond the Bright Lights is a reverse age gap, plus-size romance. My female main character is 15 years older than my male main character. It is a standalone with a happily ever after. WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING?
♥️ “Honestly, an amazing book! I absolutely love the representation of a bigger woman :)) Also omg the age gap!! I didn’t realize there was an age gap and I literally squealed when I heard that Lana is in her forties.” Amy, Goodreads
♥️“I have NEVER laughed so much at a book in my whole life. Bust a gut laughed.” Melanie, Goodreads
♥️ “This book had my emotions going up and down like a rollercoaster, in the best way possible! I went into reading expecting a spicy, reverse age gap romance featuring a fat FMC, which fully delivered, but it also tackles the subject of addiction and grief.”Amanda, Goodreads
♥️ “I am OBSESSED with Beyond the Bright Lights. I will ALWAYS recommend this book. Not only did it pull at my heart strings but as a plus size person this novel made me feel seen.”Nes, Goodreads Note from the author: Beyond the Bright Lights is for ages 18+ It includes detailed sex scenes and deals with a lot of tough topics which are listed below—some may include spoilers.
Grief, the death of a loved one, terminal illness, sexual assault, domestic abuse of a child and spouse, drug and alcohol abuse, suicidal thoughts, depression, miscarriage, fatphobia, and homophobia.