The third chapter of the “After” franchise finds Tessa starting a new exciting chapter in her life. But as he prepares to move to Seattle for a dream job, Hardin’s jealousy and unpredictable behavior reach an unbearable level and threaten to end their passionate relationship. Their situation is complicated when Tessa’s father returns and shocking revelations about Hardin’s family come to light. In the end, Tessa and Hardin have to decide if it’s worth fighting for their love or if it’s time to go their separate ways.
Tessa and Hardin endured so much during their relationship, but now they face some of the biggest changes and challenges in their lives. Tessa graduates from college and prepares to move to Seattle for a dream job at Vance Publishing. Although she asks Hardin to come with her, he refuses, and offers her an alternative: to move to London, where they can build a future together.
Meanwhile, Tessa’s father returns after a nine-year absence. Although he longs to reconnect with his daughter, he is closer to Hardin, with whom he shares his love for Tessa, but also for strong alcohol. Tessa and Hardin both head to their friend Landon for advice before he leaves for New York. Kimberly and Christian host Tessa in their home, and some surprising news sends Hardin back to England for an unplanned visit, leaving Tessa alone.
Despite their disagreements and the unexpected challenges that life has thrown into their lives, the passion between Tessa and Hardin is hotter than ever. Tessa has never loved another person so intensely, but she is exhausted by the endless cycle of jealousy, anger and forgiveness. Tessa and Hardin want a life together, but they have to decide what they are willing to sacrifice and what it means to truly love someone. Whatever path they choose, it is clear that things will never be the same between them.