Story Plant hardcover

ISBN: 978-1-61188-021-2

Fiction Studio Books e-book

ISBN: 978-1-61188-022-9

Publication date: October 18, 2011

284 pages

“Baron does a fantastic job showing the emotional and romantic depths that the lead male character goes through in the name of love.”

– Martin’s View

“If you are a romance enthusiast, I highly recommend this book.”

– Lost in the Writing


Ken never thought much about love before meeting Melissa. Even after meeting Melissa, he didn't think much about love – he just assumed he was the luckiest guy on Earth. As it turns out, though, love means more to Ken than he ever could have imagined, and he's going to realize this in the most remarkable way.

Melissa has been dedicated to causes her entire life. She has numerous talents and passions, but none of them would mean anything to her without her causes. Giving herself to others allows her to ignore the dark cloud hanging over her head...almost.

Ken and Melissa are at the dawn of a magnificent life together. A passionate romance has led them to the doorstep of marriage. While searching for the perfect wedding present for Melissa, Ken stumbles into a mysterious shop. There, he is given an extraordinary opportunity – to look in on Melissa when she was a girl. Ken has always wished he could have known Melissa from the day she was born and this seems like an incredible blessing. Until he discovers a terrible secret in Melissa's past, one so awful she has found it impossible to mention to him.

Now Ken has another extraordinary opportunity. He can go back in time and change the horrible event that has left an indelible mark on Melissa. He can free her of this burden – but doing so could change things so completely that they might never meet.

Ken has repeatedly told Melissa that he would do anything for her. But would he truly do anything?

Anything is a heartwarming, wonderful love story and very well plotted. Baron is using an illustrative narrative in combination with fast written dialog. I really like his writing style. It allows the reader to become part of the story. It is my first novel by Michael Baron and what a great introduction. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and am looking forward to reading more of Baron’s books.”
– JannyAn’s Blog



Lou Aronica

“This one is magic!!”

– Life Happens While Books are Waiting

“Mr. Baron's tender, masterful and descriptive writing style allows the reader to be transported and become part of the story line. The characters come to life with the ability not to just read their emotions but actually feel and experience them. The vivid descriptions of the scenes provides the reader the ability to create their own life like story line that carries the reader side by side with the characters, like a mind's movie.”

– CMash Loves to Read

“Baron combines time travel and romance to make a book that is very nearly perfect.”

– A Chick Who Reads

“This book was FABULOUS! Michael Baron grabbed me from the start of this book and has never let me go, still!”

– Laurie Here

“I think that anyone who likes a good romance or maybe something a bit whimsical would enjoy Anything. Michael Baron is an excellent storyteller that captures what it's like to love for all it's worth.”

– She Who Blogs Behind the Rows

“I LOVED this book. Yes, it's compared to Nicholas Sparks (who I've actually never read), and it could be a Hallmark movie, but I don't care. It was still amazing. Maybe I'm just a hopeless romantic. There's nothing quite like an extraordinary love story to get me excited. I've already given my copy to my mother so she can read it.”

– Owl Tell You About It

“This was a fast paced read, though it's super emotional! At times, you'll need a tissue or two handy (at least I did!), other times you'll sit there with a smile on your face. When you reach the end, well, you'll wish you hadn't, for Michael Baron's 5 Book worthy work will seep into your heart and leave you wanting more! I can't wait to go back and read more of his wonderfully amazing work, and I look forward to many more novels like this from a new favorite author!”

– Reviews by Molly

“Michael Baron is a strong storyteller who pulls at the heartstrings. Ken and Melissa are wonderful characters, whose lives, with one twist of fate, change forever. Page-turning, heartwarming, engaging and romantic, Anything is a sharp and emotional read. I loved it!”

– Minding Spot

“I loved every second of it!”

– Cat’s Thoughts

“What a book! Michael Baron never fails to deliver.”

– Book Reviews R Us

“This is a terrific whimsical romance as caring Ken learns sometimes even a knight in shining armor regretfully gets what he wished for.”

– Midwest Book Review

“This is a great book that captured my attention from the very first, and I will definitely be checking out other novels by Michael Baron.”

– Along the Way


“Michael Baron's writing is wonderful…. Read Anything if you like a love story, you enjoy a male lead, and to see inside the psyche of a man in love.”

– A Novel Source


“I love this story. It reminds me of Nicholas Sparks' books.”

– Reading Tsinoy

“A sweet, touching romance with just a hint of fantasy and mystery thrown in, Anything is another enjoyable story from Michael Baron.”

– With a Good Book

“Michael Baron knows how to pull every string of a reader’s heart…. Charming and well-plotted for sure, Anything is a beautiful romance novel that will engage every reader who loves this genre!”

– Crystal Book Reviews

“A mix of magic and magnificent love makes Anything incredible love story of soul mates finding their way to each other through a maze strewn with obstacles.”

– Long and Short Reviews

A New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Lou Aronica is known for the uncommon depth of emotion to his stories and the vivid realism of his characters. New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips called The Forever Year “pure pleasure from beginning to end, beautifully written and emotionally rich” and Blogcritics said that Blue was “like experiencing a lucid dream with depth and detail that play on all five senses.”