Second chances aren’t easy. Sometimes, it takes some Rough Love.Bruce Tannen is known as Brutal from his days as a monster on the football field. But now, he’s a farmhand on what used to be his family’s land, and change is all around him. New family. New expectations. New friends. It’s all fine by him until he runs into the one woman to ever hold his heart. Allyson left him a lifetime ago, but she’s the only thing that’s ever felt right.In his arms, in his heart, and in his life. Something’s different, though. She’s a shadow of her former self, and he wonders what could’ve dulled her shine. He can help fight her demons and bring back her sunny smile, but should he?Allyson Meyers had her life all figured out, but a wrong turn took her on a journey she never imagined. Not even in her worst nightmares. But she’s stronger now for the one person who matters… her son, Cooper. Being a single mother is a burden she’s grateful to bear alone until she sees a pair of all-too-familiar broad shoulders and dark, knowing eyes that remind her of who she once was. Bruce was the one she'd left behind. The path she should’ve taken. It’s too bad you can’t rewrite history. But if she’s brave enough, can they create a new future?Can Bruce open his heart to the one that shattered it in the first place? And can Allyson blend who she is now with who she used to be, and live the happily ever after she should’ve had?Rough Love is a full-length Romance with an HEA, no cheating, and no cliffhanger. It can be read as a standalone.