A moment can change everything… Ashton Taylor. Six foot one, Dark hair, chiseled jaw, riveting hazel eyes, and a body cut in all the right places. He’s a natural. Things just come easy to him. He’s used to getting everything he wants, excelling at everything he does. The grades, the recognition, the beautiful women.His path was set. A girl, a full scholarship to UC San Diego, and a bright future. To others, his life seemed perfect. But, things are never what they seem, and life, well, at any moment, something or someone can come along and turn it upside down. That something…the death of his father.That someone… Cara Hayward. The girl with the hypnotic eyes, melodic voice, enchanting smile, and lips sent straight from heaven.The girl who doesn’t want to be seen.So what happens when a guy who everything comes easy to, meets a girl who doesn’t come easy? Can he crawl through all the broken glass to find her? Will the girl he discovers deep down be able to see past his perfect exterior?Together, do they have the power to heal one another? Or, could the very thing that brings them together, be the one thing that tears them apart?**Lovely is a New Adult Romance with strong language and mature sexual content/situations and is only recommended for readers 18 years of age and older**
What happens when your past runs interference with your future? Something monumental. What happens when what you think you want, isn't what you want at all? Maybe something unexpected. What happens when you least expect it? Maybe something magical. What happens when love finds you but your heart has gone into hiding?
Vance... Ember Bennett was my beginning...but she was also the end. She was my downfall. And I never even saw her coming. She didn't burst into my life demanding to be noticed. Instead, she slipped in under my radar when I wasn't looking. Caught me off guard. I should have been paying better attention. Because I found myself drawn to her. Her quirkiness, her laughter, her brutal honesty. I didn't ask for her. Still I found myself wanting her. Needing her. Craving her. I just couldn't have her. Ember... I was minding my own business when Vance Davenport showed up. He wasn't talking, yet somehow I heard him. I wasn't looking, but my eyes sought him out. He became something I never expected. Until it all changed. Then he became someone I wanted to forget.
THIS IS A FULL-LENGTH STANDALONE NOVEL. A Best Friends to Lovers Story... I fell in love with her when I was just a boy. And then I never fell out of love. I just fell deeper. But she has everything. She is everything. And I have nothing to offer her. Except my heart. Sometimes the guy gets the girl, and they live happily ever after. I wanted to be that guy, you know? Especially since I can't imagine ever loving anyone else. Right after I work up the courage to tell her, my world gets torn apart. My dream becomes my worst nightmare. I wish I could go back in time. I wish I had told her sooner. But most of all...I wish it would rain again. This novel spans Coming of Age, Young Adult, and New Adult genres. A full-length Standalone novel that does contain mature language and some sexual situations, and may also contain some possible emotional triggers.