Publication date: July 31st 2013
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult
Becca Trent lived her childhood next to a cruel woman—her mom—who lived to torment and neglect her. During her high school years, her mother married; bringing home not only a new husband, but a step sister her same age. The latter took over her Mom’s role—making Becca’s life miserable. Including stealing Ian—Becca’s best friend and boyfriend—Lisa treated her worse than her mother had for the previous fifteen years. A couple of years later, things ended up in tragedy.
Becca buried that part of her life in the deep corners of her psyche, but that only work during the days when the nightmares didn’t come back to haunt her. Her best friend, Dan gives her that family love she always lacked. Everything was close to perfect, until everything and everyone from her past came back. Now, she’s trying to figure out how to survive and keep that bond which seems now to be held together by a thread.
Note: This is the first part of a two book novel.
Our eyes locked, and he playfully mouthed I love you. Those words meant the world to me, and not thinking twice, I put my hands on the back of his neck and made him bent over me, so I could whisper at him, “I love you, Danny.”
Dan placed his forehead over mine and closed his eyes tightly. “Say it again, baby, please,” he said.
“I love you.” His mouth crashed into mine, not letting my lips go and continuing the kiss while we danced to the rhythm of our own music.
His hands danced slowly along my upper body until they found my lower back. Those dangerous, kissable lips continued their trespassing, changing motions from gently, lazily playing to overpowering, depending on the music. I craved him, my entire brain screamed stop, but my body won, letting everything go.
He took both my hands from his neck and placed them at my sides, whispering into my ear. “Let’s go home.” It wasn’t a suggestion, but an order. I quivered and placed my hands on his biceps. Holding on to them tightly.
No word came out of my mouth, but my eyes and body agreed.
“I need our bed, or a cold shower, now.”
Due to the life she had, Rebecca suffers from depression and anxiety and believes she isn't worthy of being loved, but she has a friend and protector, Dan. He's a rich, successful businessman and everything you could want in a book boyfriend. He dotes on Rebecca, takes care of her every need and protects her. He's every bit the alpa male and is possessive in a good way. You can feel the chemistry between them from the start and it's clear to everyone except Rebecca that Dan loves her.
This will tug at your heartstrings and you'll feel for both Rebecca and Dan. The ending may not be what you expect because there isn't a happy ever after as such, but I'm told their story is going to continue in a second book, which I'm eagerly awaiting.
I highly recommend Where Life Takes You and I'll be stalking the author.
I received a free copy in exchange for an honest review.
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