2015, Books, life, Uncategorized

Chasing Each Other @writerjdrivera

Title: Chasing Each Other (Chasing #2)
Author: J.D. Rivera
Release Date: July 7, 2015
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Miranda… 

I was always the life of the party, the happy one. 

Until Preston killed my soul.

When he came into my life, he destroyed me. I was a shell of my former self, pretending to be fine while wishing I wouldn’t wake up the next day. I never dreamed my best friend would come back into my life…and bring Brad Nicholson with her.

I never dreamed the homicide detective with the cocky attitude could show me my worth again. He could show me that my life could be amazing every day. 

Until the day he found out about my past with Preston. Then, I was sure he’d see the real Miranda and ditch me for good.

Brad…

From a young age, I made a decision. 

I knew what I wanted to do with my life and from that point on, my work molded me. Everything became routine. Casual. Until Mackenzie walked into my life, bringing her best friend, Miranda, with her. 

From the first moment I saw Miranda, I knew she could be someone special. I didn’t have time for relationships, but she was different. She was a piece of the puzzle that could be missing. But she was broken, I could see that. And all I wanted to do was turn her into the girl I knew she really was beneath her perfectly placed mask.

 
 
 
 
 
The door slowly opened and my heart stuttered. Brad slowly crept into my room, locking eyes with me. What in the hell is he doing here? The urge to slap the shit out of him was strong, but I somehow refrained.
 
“Um, hi,” he whispered, sounding nervous. Too shocked and confused, I just stared at him.
 
“Can I come in?”
 
I nodded and sat up further on my bed. “What…what are you doing here?” I asked, finally finding my words.
 
He walked to the foot of the bed and sat down on the side. Handing me a bag, he said, “I hope you don’t mind your roommate letting me in. It’s your birthday and I wanted to give you your gift.”
 
“Give me a gift?” I questioned.
 
“Yeah.” He glanced at his watch. “I was afraid I’d miss it, but I still have fifteen minutes.”
 
I cocked my head to the side. Did he really think he could go out and pick up some whore and then…I couldn’t even bring myself to think it.
 
“I had to work tonight. I came over here as soon as I got off.” I’m sure he got off all right.
 
“You are such a liar.” I scoffed and shook my head. “I don’t know why you are here, but you can go.”
 
“I understand why you’re mad. And I deserve that, but I’ve never lied to you, Miranda.”
 
 
 
 
J.D. Rivera lives in Oklahoma with her husband and two boys. Her life consists of school projects, homework, cartoon shows, and little league sports. She loves Diet Mountain Dew, the OKC Thunder, costume jewelry, the beach, and reading.
 
 

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2014, Books, life, Uncategorized

A PEACE of Broken Glass: Shattered @elwrites

ShatteredRDLSHATTERED by Elizabeth Lee is out today!

Elizabeth’s first novel ever to be published is being re-released with bonus material and a new beautiful cover! We have an excerpt for you, a giveaway for a signed copy, and where you can find it. Don’t miss a single moment of this outstanding New Adult Contemporary Romance, but…prepare to be SHATTERED.

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SHATTERED Synopsis:

Alyssa Boyd had big plans. Big plans that included getting the hell out of the little town she’d grown up in with her two best friends. When she decided it was time to let one of them know her true feelings for him; a change of plans resulted in a tragic turn of events. Now, Alyssa is left alone to find her way out of the darkness that an untimely death has left in its wake.

Jesse Vaughn was never good at letting people in. He’d learned a long time ago that it’s easier that way because people leave, or, unfortunately, die. The one person he wanted to let in doesn’t want him anymore. The only problem is he can’t stop thinking about her. Jesse returns to the childhood home he left behind with one goal in mind… to convince her that they should be together.

When Jesse finds Alyssa she’s not the same girl he left behind. She’s wild, reckless and hell-bent on not giving Jesse a second chance. Lucky for Jesse, his stubborn streak has always been a mile-wide and he’s not about to give up on her.

When your life has been shattered can you really pick up all the pieces and move on?

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EXCERPT:

Jesse Vaughn was back.

Was he the one who took me home from the party last night? Why didn’t I remember? How drunk was I?

It had been nine long months since I’d last seen him, or even heard from him for that matter. I turned back to face January and Hap in utter disbelief.

“Yep.” Hap nodded with a confirming smile. January’s expression matched her boyfriend’s. They were excited about the possible reunion of Jesse and me. January knew everything that almost happened, so it went without saying that Hap was clued in. I hated to break it to them, but this wasn’t going to be the happily ever after that they’d hoped for. As much as I wanted to run up, wrap my arms around his neck and tell him how much I’d missed him, I couldn’t fight the dormant anger that I’d let be suppressed by the sadness and guilt. He left me. It was bad enough that Garrett was gone, but that wasn’t his choice. Jesse had left because he wanted to. I brought my hands up and covered my face, hoping he would walk back out the door before I had to face him.

“Hey, Lyss.” The tone of his voice was hesitant, surely he knew I was in shock to see him. “How are you?” It was hard to tell if he meant, “How are you? It’s been nine months since I last saw you.” or “How are you after getting completely shit-faced last night?” Just hearing his deep, raspy voice sent a ripple across my skin. I really thought he was gone.

I looked up to see him standing beside our table. He looked the same. He’d let his hair grow out, just a little bit longer, but it was same jet-black color and messy tousled look I remembered. The glow of his suntanned skin led me to believe that he’d been hiding out somewhere sunny as opposed to what I’d assumed, which was that he must have crawled under a rock and died, or fell off the face of the earth. Why else would he have just completely disappeared from my life? Everything that had happened the night of Garrett’s accident flashed in my mind. I couldn’t even begin to form a complete sentence. Instead, I pushed out of the booth and looked directly in the eyes I’d tried to forget.

“Don’t,” was all I could come up with before I ran out of the diner.

“Alyssa, please.” He followed me out the door. “Can’t we just talk?”

“No!” I yelled out, not breaking my stride as I walked across the street.

His hands stopped mine before I could pull the car door open and escape. The contact of our skin sent a shock up my arm. “Please.” I turned to see the desperation in his eyes. He pulled his lip between his teeth and brushed a stray hair from my cheek. His hand rested on my cheek. I caught myself turning my face into his strong, warm hand and quickly pulled away. As much as I wanted to fight it, everything that I’d felt for him was still there. I still wanted him to touch me. To kiss me. The guilt and anger that accompanied the desire was too much.

“I can’t do this, Jesse.” I pulled my face from his and quickly sunk behind the wheel of my car. I drove away, leaving him alone on the street.

I wasn’t ready to talk to him. To ask him the string of questions that had been running through my head for months. To explain my erratic behavior the night before. I wasn’t ready for any of it. So, I did the only thing I could think of to avoid the entire situation. I went home, opened the desk drawer and retrieved my new foolproof method of not dealing with it.

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What happens when the glue that holds you together is no more?  What happens when the only person in the world that understands walks away?  This is exactly what happens to Alyssa in Shattered by Elizabeth Lee.

Garrett, Jesse, and Alyssa have been inseparable since middle school.  Over time, the bond between Alyssa and Jesse was obvious to Garrett.  One night, when there was a chance of hope, an accident changed the course of their lives.  One was lost, and the other two were shattered.

Alyssa is left in her Podunk town while Jesse leaves to go to Florida.  When he returns a few days before graduation, Alyssa is unsure of why he is there, what he wants, and most importantly does he blame her.

Jesse is a good guy that gets a bad rap from Alyssa’s mom.  She thinks he’s nothing but trouble, and does her best to keep their distance.

Within this novel there are characters that steal your heart.  For example, Alyssa’s dad, Mr. Boyd, is a true father.  He loves his daughter no matter what life has thrown at her, does what you would never expect, and made me smile from ear to ear multiple times.  He is priceless!  I pray that every daughter has a dad like him because I know that I do!

Shattered is a book that is exactly what the title says.  It’s a book about heartbreak, loss, yearning for love, picking up each broken piece of glass, and putting the pieces back together.  You realize that nothing matters until you have the one that understands your thoughts, feelings, actions, and then you are able to move forward.  Each shattered piece of glass is one step towards peace with two souls.

If you are looking for a story of hope, love, friendship, new beginnings, and finding yourself then Shattered is the book for you!

 

Author PhotoABOUT ELIZABETH LEE:

When I’m not writing or playing the part of wife and mother, you can find me dancing back-up for Beyonce, singing back-up for Miranda, or sunning myself on the beach with a drink in hand. Here’s the thing about being born and raised in a small town—you have a very vivid imagination! Now, I channel it all to create stories where the girl always ends up with the right guy, first kisses are magical, and a happy ending is just that!

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2013, Books, life, Uncategorized

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Synopsis:

Samantha Hall needs a fresh start

Broken hearted and alone in a new city, Samantha begins to build a new life for herself while working as a bartender. Focusing on her new friends and rebuilding her broken life, Samantha is content.

Until she meets him – attorney by day and a cocky, foul mouth playboy by night.

All girls want Slade Long, but not one has ever been able to keep his attention for long. Having a different woman in his bed every night is how he prefers it-no emotion, no connection.

Until he meets her – an angel with the sweetest voice he has ever heard and the most enticing green eyes. Samantha makes him second guess his actions and has him wanting something he didn’t know existed. How can a man who has never been in love, be so sure? Can real love happen this fast?

Burned by her past, Samantha struggles to keep up with the overwhelming passion she feels for Slade. She knows that he will be nothing but trouble to her already fragile heart, but how long can she continue to deny the love that she feels for him?

Will Samantha let Slade prove his love is real, or will she push him away?

She thought she knew love……

He thought he never wanted love…..

Together they will show each other what they can’t live without.

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2013, Books, life, Uncategorized

This isn’t your typical ROCKSTAR romance!!! —–>Battlescars A Review

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About the Book:

Aubrey Thompson is a twenty-three year old flight attendant for her dad’s small commercial fleet. She’s a sarcastic smartass that has no problem telling you where to go. She also despises rock stars…but that’s all part of the story. Her Granny Jean is spy and will have you laughing out loud.

In comes Jake Parker, the twenty-five year old lead singer of Battlescars. His reputation is the untamable bad-boy. He’s completely “balls to the wall” in everything that he does. Two days after returning home from a month long tour across Europe he gets a visit from Bruce, an executive from the record label. He informs Jake that Battlescars is going back on tour for three months. What everyone doesn’t know is that Jake is worn down and sick of the same old shit.

His record label hires Aubrey’s dads company to fly him around for the last minute tour. In order to keep her dad’s company afloat they will have to learn to play nice. When Jake first meets Aubrey she refuses to even acknowledge his existence. He sees her as refreshing and a challenge.

Both of them have some pretty heavy scars from their pasts holding them back. Can Jake get Aubrey to let him in? Or will she shoot him down based on his outlandish reputation? Will her fear of getting hurt again keep him out for good?

Are the two of them a match in heaven or hell?

 My Thoughts <3:

I just ❤ Sophie Monroe!  I have been so blessed to participate in another fabulous tour!  I read this book in less that 24 hours (Not a surprise for all of my friends!)

Aubrey is a kick ass girl who puts it all out there!  She holds nothing back except getting close to people.  He attitude it hilarious… in fact, my favorite quote is when she says, “I didn’t slap you, you just missed my hand!”  She says shit like that all the time!  She has scars and has been hurt.  She feels that she will not find love because that is easier… oh, and her attitude for Jake Parker is priceless!

Jake Parker, well, the only complaint I have about him is his name.  Now hear me out!  Every time I read it I thought about A Cinderella Story with Selena Gomez… this picture of Jake Parker is SO not the same!  Jake is so much more than a rock star.  He has a heart, he gives back, and he goes “balls to the walls” as Aubrey says…. in everything… the girl of his dreams, helping others in need, and being just a great guy.  This isn’t you typical rockstar romance…. it’s so much better!

I think it goes without saying, but you def need to read this one!  Sophie Monroe has a great way taking the good out of bad situations, and creating an EPIC fairytale!  Get this rock-n-roll fairytale today!

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About the Author:

Sophie Monroe is a New Jersey native just starting out her writing adventure. She has always been a night owl with a creative side. Her books often reflect both her sense of humor and sarcasm.

She tries to communicate on the fact that “life’s too short” in her stories. Bad things happen in life it’s inevitable, but pick yourself up and dust yourself off and move forward. Nothing can hold you down, unless you choose to let it.

She also loves to incorporate meaningful quotes that she hopes will inspire her readers (or at least give them a good laugh.)

Find Sophie on:

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Buylink:

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Giveaway:

Sophie is giving away 10 e-books of Battlescars and 1 signed copy.

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Jake Circa 2007

Here’s a small short story about Jake. Hope you like it!

“Jake.” A voice whined. Not again… I groaned.

I sat up and rubbed my hands over my scruffy face. Damn, I really needed to shave. I woke up with not one, but two girls in my bed. I always tried my hardest to get them out as soon as the party was over and I had my fun. Obviously last night was a mind eraser because I barely remembered any of it. I remember playing the show, but everything that happened after that is anyone’s guess. I’m pretty sure the one is named Vanessa and the other one was Trixie or was is Victoria? Who cares…

I rubbed my eyes hoping the room would stop spinning. I looked over and noticed the pile of condoms on the floor. Thank fuck I’ve never be that stupid, even while completely inebriated. I tried to climb out of bed. Vanessa kept trying to push me back on the bed. I struggled against her and managed to get to my feet. She sat on the edge of the bed pouting with her arms crossed. Awesome… I walked out into the living room and saw my newly acquired bodyguard Brett sitting on the couch. I motioned with my head for him to take care of the disposal. He nodded in understanding and went to do this mornings tossing. They really needed to give him a raise or something.

I stepped into the shower and turned the water on as hot as I could. My head was pounding something fierce. I wondered what the rest of the guys ended up doing last night after I left. I stayed under the water until I couldn’t stand it anymore. I walked back into the room and noticed it had been cleaned up a bit. All the wrappers were gone as were last night’s guests. I went over to the dresser and pulled out a pair of boxers and some clothes. I dressed in a haste and went across the hall to see the rest of the guys. We over slept and needed to be at the arena in an hour. I opened the door and started banging around.

“What the fuck man?” Derek grumbled.

“Come on we need to go.” I said rolling him off the couch onto the floor.

We were a bunch of twenty-one year old misfits. We met in Arizona a couple of years ago and took a chance on moving to LA last year. We were stuck playing small gigs when a label approached us about signing. We jumped at the opportunity and have been on a small fifteen-passenger bus for the past three months opening up for Crashing Down.

We spent our days sleeping off our hangovers and our nights playing shows and partying. I think I’m going to need a new liver soon. I went over to the bedroom and started shaking Blake. He was bitching to leave him alone. Kevin came out of the bathroom ready to go. Together we managed to get Blake to his feet. He was still feeling the effects of last night. Once everyone was ready we climbed into the van and headed over to the venue.

We lugged in all of our equipment since we weren’t quite at the status of a headliner and didn’t get roadies. We performed a quick sound check and headed over to the little closet that they called a dressing room. The groupies were already there in the masses. I saw a cute little dark haired girl and decided she would be the bad decision for the night. I walked over and tapped her on the shoulder. She turned to look at me and gaped. She was cute. Dark hair, big brown eyes with a hot little body.

“OH MY GOD!” She squeaked. “Y-you’re Jake Parker.” She stuttered.

“Last I checked.” I smirked.

“I’m a huge fan.” She eyed me up and down. “I’m Rachel.”

“Nice to meet you Rachel.” I grabbed a beer and walked over to sit on a folding metal chair. She came over and sat on my lap. Yep, she was an easy one.

We did the show and took the van back to the hotel. We had a little party in the room before Rachel and I retreated back to my room. I was definitely drunk. Again. Rachel was more than willing and by the time I came out of the bathroom from taking a piss she was sprawled out across the bed naked. She offered me a condom, but I didn’t trust anything that wasn’t mine. I suited up and fucked her. I honestly don’t know why I continued to do it. It was meaningless sex. It meant nothing other then getting my rocks off. I pounded into her until I came. I didn’t even care that she didn’t even get off. She was pouting her bottom lip. I turned off the bedside lamp and rolled over closing my eyes.

When I woke up the next morning, actually it was the afternoon I went straight into the bathroom. I showered and came out to get some clothes. My wallet was missing, as was my cell phone. I walked into the living area and asked Brett if he took them. He looked at me and shook his head. Fucking bitch stole my shit. I tossed everything in my suitcase and called to cancel all my credit cards. Brett’s phone was ringing. He answered it and handed it to me. It was Ron. He was like my dad. He was the only steady adult figure I’ve had in my life.

“Hi son. How are you?” He asked.

“Alright.” I tried to sound like I had my shit together. Though there was no fooling him.

“You sure as hell don’t sound alright.” He protested. “Listen you are supposed to be on tour. Have fun. Hell, have a few beers here and there, but I know exactly what you’re doing and it ain’t right Jake. You can’t change your past. I know it’s all fun and games getting your dick wet every night, but there’s more to life than that. Get your shit together or I’m coming to take you home. I will not stand by and watch you dry up into another has been. Understand?”

“Yes, sir.”

“Good. I’ll check back with you in a couple days. Remember what I said.”

He hung up the phone and I handed it back to Brett. I went back into my room and sat on the edge of the bed. Ron was right. I needed to get my shit together. I was using my fame and leaving a wake of destruction in its path. I vowed to give up the drinking except for an occasional beer from time to time and the groupies needed to go. I was going to try my hardest to get my act together. I just hoped that I was strong enough to do it.

2013, Books, life, Uncategorized

Well, not as planned!

Hey Y’all!

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      This weekend has been insane!  I left my Kindle at work! (I know…. I went through withdrawals)  Then, I didn’t feel real great, and my daughter had dance out of town!  Needless to say, my review of Shattered Into Beautiful will post later this week!  It’s a FABULOUS read so far, and I want to be able to put my heart in the review!

     Tomorrow I’ll be on the Battlescares Blog Tour.  Another great one by Sophie Monroe!  Make sure you check it out tomorrow!

I’m also going to be traveling this week for work, and out of town for dance all weekend!  Can we say BUSY?  There’s so much going on with Hardcover Therapy… check out the posts this week and my Facebook page for Freebies!!!!! Happy Reading!

2013, Books, life, Uncategorized

This Love of Mine… A Review

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My Thoughts <3:

I absolutely love Amanda Bennett’s writing. I always enjoy her story lines and the events that occur within them. This Love of Mine is no different!

This Love of Mine is the #1 in The Raine Series. It is the story of Kayla and Madison. They both have events in their lives that are tragic.

Kayla is an absolutely stunning young lady. She has made bad choices when it comes to guys, drugs, and sex. She also has a piece of shit mother. She knows that her only safe haven is her Grandparents.

Madison is good ole country boy that has had to grow up before his time due to his Dad going to jail. He is the kinda of guy that you want to roll around in the hay with!

Kayla and Madison have known each other their entire lives, but yet don’t know each other at all. The moment they walk back into each others lives, there is a chemistry that is none-other.

This series is going to to be on on fire! Between the chemistry, two lives that are trying to intertwine, two past that are bound to effect their future, and a love that is trying to survive you will be begging for more Kayla and Madison.   This Love of Mine will have you wanting more.  Oh, and the ending of book #1 will have you on the edge of your seat, holding your kindle for dear life!  I’m super excited that I only have to wait until May to read #2!

So if you love a good love story, with ups, downs, twist, turns, bad past, hopeful futures, desire, chemistry, and an unforgettable characters… 1-click This Love of Mine NOW!

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2013, Books, life, Uncategorized

——>The Guardian Cover Reveal & GIVEAWAY!!!!! <————

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Book Info:

• Title: The Guardians (Book #2 In The “More” Series)

Author: T. M. Franklin

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Fantasy
Synopsis:

It’s not every day a girl discovers she’s not entirely human and unlocks hidden powers strong enough to make even the First Race take notice. Then again, Ava Michaels is no ordinary girl.

Now, the Race’s Ruling Council wants her under their control, and that’s just the beginning of her problems. Her boyfriend, Caleb Foster, has disappeared—accused of betraying the Race—and Ava herself is implicated in a crime she didn’t commit.

Clearing their names will mean uncovering a web of deceit and intrigue with Ava woven right in the center. To unravel the strands, she joins forces with some unlikely allies; a Protector who once haunted her nightmares, a young girl with secrets as unexpected as Ava’s, and a group of rebel Guardians who have their own fight against the Council.

Together they stand in a battle to find the truth, bring Caleb home, and secure Ava’s freedom—not to mention save her life.

This is the Followup to:

More By T.M. Franklin
Published October 24th, 2012
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Book #1 Synopsis:

Ava Michaels used to think she was special.

As a child, she fantasized about having magical powers . . . making things happen. But Ava grew up and eventually accepted the fact that her childish dreams were just that, and maybe a normal life wasn’t so bad after all.

Now a young college student, Ava meets Caleb Foster, a brilliant and mysterious man who’s supposed to help her pass Physics, but in reality has another mission in mind. What he shows Ava challenges her view of the world, shaking it to its very core.

Because Caleb isn’t quite what he seems. In fact, he’s not entirely human, and he’s not the only one.

Together, the duo faces a threat from an ancient race bound to protect humans, but only after protecting their own secrets—secrets they fear Ava may expose. Fighting to survive, Ava soon learns she’s not actually normal . . . she’s not even just special.

She’s a little bit more.

Author Info:

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T.M. Franklin started out her career writing non-fiction in a television newsroom. Graduating with a B.A. in Communications specializing in broadcast journalism and production, she worked for nine years as a major market television news producer, and garnered two regional Emmy Awards, before she resigned to be a full-time mom and part-time freelance writer. After writing and unsuccessfully querying a novel that she now admits, “is not that great,” she decided to follow the advice of one of the agents who turned her down—write some more and get better at it. Her first published novel, MORE, was born during National Novel Writing month, a challenge to write a novel in thirty days.

She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, Mike, is mom to two boys, Justin and Ryan, and has an enormous black dog named Rocky who’s always lying nearby while she’s writing. Whether he’s soothed by the clicking of the computer keys or just waiting for someone to rub his belly is up for debate.

Author Contact Links:

Website
http://www.TMFranklin.com

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TMFranklinAuthor

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Second Chance Romance Blog Tour has Arrived~!

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It’s FINALLY here!!! I have to start by saying what an honor it is to participate in the Second Chance romance Blog tour! I have been so excited for the past month! So with that being said… Welcome to Hardcover Therapy’s thoughts and review of Second Chance Romance by Sophie Monroe!

I believe in second chances…. what about you? This is exactly what happens to Julia. Noah has been her best friend and protector since the age of 6. They have been inseparable until Julia is forced to move with her mother… if that is even an appropriate term for her. Julia is shipped off to boarding school where she meets her best friend, Ellie. Together the graduate, attend college, and graduate school together. They even share the stage at a Double D’s Gentleman’s Club to pay for college and bills. Double D’s gets rented out for a bachelor party… only to find out that the party is for Noah! What happens when Noah see’s Julia? Will there be a second chance? Will they be able to put the past behind them?

All I can say is WOW~ What a story! From the cover you know where this book is heading, but I had no idea! From the prologue I was hooked!

So let’s meet the characters:

~Julia: AKA Felony, Grad student, independent woman, strong, hardworking, absent father, abusive mother, and a body to die for!

~Noah: Julia’s childhood friend, protector, getting married, not seen Julia until the night at the club

~Ellie: AKA Miss Demeanor, Julia’s BFF since the move, partner in crime

~Jackson: Noah’s best friend

~Carrie: Noah’s fiance & one crazy bitch

This book starts off in the past. It takes you to a place where Noah and Julia meet, the friendship they share, and the safety that Noah provides from Julia’s mother. Once Julia moves away and gets into college, she is on her own. She has to provide for herself and with a body like hers… Double D’s is an obvious choice. Julia is very different, it is just a job, and she has very high morals of herself.

In this book, there is so much emotion… from the beginning I just wanted to take Julia away from her Mother and run like hell! There is no reason for a human being… especially not a mother to have that much hate for their own child! Let’s just say I’d love to give her a taste of her own medicine!

Once Noah enter into Double D’s there are some choices that have to be made… Does Julia still care about him? Does he still care about her? What about the wedding? What’s the real reason Julia doesn’t want to talk to Noah? Why is there so much emotion between them?

Sophie Monroe does a phenomenal job in telling this story from beginning to end. The fact that she can take what happens in the past, move to the present, and then go above and beyond to look into the future is amazing! This book is well organized, planned, and written. I never once had to think about names, what was going on, or question anything. In fact, I LOVED THIS BOOK and don’t know why I haven’t read it until now?! It has a great story of friendship, love, heartache, and overcoming your past to look toward your future! This is a must read! I give it 5 stars easy!

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About the Author:

Sophie Monroe is a New Jersey native just starting out her writing adventure. She has always been a night owl with a creative side. Her books often reflect both her sense of humor and sarcasm.

She tries to communicate on the fact that “life’s too short” in her stories. Bad things happen in life it’s inevitable, but pick yourself up and dust yourself off and move forward. Nothing can hold you down, unless you choose to let it.

She also loves to incorporate meaningful quotes that she hopes will inspire her readers (or at least give them a good laugh.)

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Blog- sophiemonroe007.blogspot.com

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