She takes my breath away; she is so beautifully damaged.
Yes I had broken her, ravished her life, destroyed her happiness. I brought her to ultimate despair. I was responsible for all the pain and suffering that now brought her to her knees in front of me.
Reckless in her agony.
She is a mirror of my own tortured soul.
But what I took away I can give back.
In ways she cannot even begin to imagine.
She is everything right in all my wrongs.
She loves me. She needs me.
She has no idea I’m the one who wrecked her life.
Oh boy… this book was so depressing for me to read. It didn’t mean that I didn’t appreciate it or enjoy it. It just wasn’t full of rainbows and butterflies. It was filled with grief and heartache and so many powerful emotions. Vandal ruined his world, he ruined her world. But nothing keeps him from what he wants and right now, he wants her.
I am not going to tell you that this book is warm and fuzzy and all that romantic stuff. It is about healing and finding what works for you. It is about accepting the past and learning to live again for the future. It is about testing limits and breaking boundaries. It is heartbreaking and healing.
There is a big “what the?!?!” moment in this book and you just wonder about the entire story. It is a beautiful story and a beautiful struggle but these two characters are so broken. I had a hard time accepting that Vandal was really going to fix her and the world that he broke. I had a hard time understanding how he was supposed to fix her world when his was spinning out of control.
But the beauty of it is that they are slowly healing one another. But there is a whole layer that is still not showing. Secrets. She doesn’t know who he is or what he has done. She doesn’t know that her world crumbled because of him…
This book is full of pain and drama and hurt and healing. But I wouldn’t trade the experience of reading it. It is a good read and a touching story.
Barnes and Noble: Pending
(Storm, book 1 in ASHES AND EMBERS)
I have a passion for the bad boys, those covered in tattoos, sexy smirks, ripped jeans, fast cars, motorcycles and of course, the sweet girls that try to tame them and win their hearts. My debut series, Ashes & Embers, follows the lives of rock band members as they find, and sometimes lose, the loves of their lives.
My first novel in the Ashes & Embers series, Storm, published on September of 2014. Vandal, the second novel in this series is publishing in February of 2015. I currently have approximately nine books slated for this series, as well as an MC series in the works, and a few stand-alones coming in 2015 onward.
Born and raised a Jersey girl, I now reside in beautiful New Hampshire with my husband and our multitude of furry pets and spend most of my time writing, reading, and vacuuming.
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