Anthology BLEEDING HEARTS by ten authors. Ten stories. One in ten with endometriosis.


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Ten authors. Ten stories. One in ten with Endometriosis.

Ten bestselling author have come together to help raise awareness of the chronic disease, Endometriosis. The disease doesn’t have a cure and many of those suffering have many day to day struggles just to get by.

The Bleeding Hearts Anthology is available from June 8th – July 8th with all proceeds going to the charity, Endometriosis UK. Please help us raise awareness of this chronic disease, one that effects one in ten women in the UK alone, but purchasing your copy today.

The charity – Endometriosis UK

Endometriosis devastates the lives of women and their families. We help them take back control.

One in ten women endure unrelenting pain that affects every aspect of their lives each day. That’s over 1.5 million women who desperately need support and information to help them understand this chronic condition.

Endometriosis UK is here to provide vital support services, reliable information and a community for those affected by Endometriosis.

We’re a small organisation, striving for big results.

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Surviving Us by ERIN NOELLE
Once Upon A Time by S.K. HARTLEY
The Beats in Rift by KER DUKEY
Liquid Regret by MJ CARNAL
Very Bad Things by ILSA MADDEN-MILLS
Limerence by CLAIRE C. RILEY
The Price of Love by CASSY ROOP
Throttle Me by CHELLE BLISS
Fallen Crest High by TIJAN

Cover design: Hartley Ink Ltd.
Formatting: Pink Ink Designs.

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We are SO excited to share  Samantha Towle’s cover for Revived (Revved #2) with you!! Enjoy a sneak peek excerpt below! Revived is scheduled for release on July 12th!!!






India Harris didn’t have the best start in life. Abandoned as a baby, she and her twin brother, Kit, spent their lives in foster care, only having each other to rely on. Then, at a young age, a relationship with the wrong man left India pregnant. Wanting to give her son the life she never had, she put herself through school and graduated with honors.

Now, at the age of thirty, she’s a highly respected therapist.

At the top of his game as a Formula One driver, Leandro Silva had everything—until an accident on the track left him staring death in the face. After enduring twelve months of physical therapy, Leandro is now physically able to race, but his mind is keeping him from the track. Frustrated and angry, Leandro’s days and nights are filled with limitless alcohol and faceless women.

Entering the last year of his contract, he knows he has to race again, or he’ll lose everything he spent his life working for. Forced into therapy to get his life back, Leandro finds himself in the office of Dr. India Harris.

Falling for his uptight therapist is not part of Leandro’s plan.

Having unethical feelings for her patient, the angry Brazilian race car driver, is not part of India’s plan.

But what if the wrong person is the only person who is right?








My eyes move to the magazines on the table. There’s a sports mag peeking out from under the fashion mags.

Leaning forward, I pull it out, instantly wishing I hadn’t.

Top of the magazine is a picture of me, with the caption ‘What the bad side of Formula 1 looks like’.


So, now I’m the bad side of F1. Good to know.

I already know what the media say about me. How I’ve turned from a great racer into a drunk, and a whore.

They’re not wrong on the whore part – well, whore is a bit harsh, I don’t charge for my services. And I wouldn’t say I’m a drunk. I just like to drink, a lot.

I shouldn’t read the article, I know this, but the sadistic part of me has me turning those pages.

Finding the article, eyes scanning the text, I pick out the usual shit.

Why is Silva no longer racing? Physically he’s healthy. Is it mental problems? Fear over racing because of his accident. Is that why he drinks – drowning his misery in alcohol? Such a shame to see, a once great driver, fall from grace so dramatically.

Frustration and rage grip my chest like a vice.

Fuck this. I don’t need this shit.

Even though I can’t race, it’s not like I actually need to.

I don’t need to race. I just need to drink and fuck. That’s all I need now. All I’ll ever need.


I am a liar, and a chicken shit. And that’s why I’m sitting in the waiting room of a therapist.

Maybe I’m beyond help.

Tossing the magazine back on the table, I get to my feet ready to leave this place, just as the door opens, revealing the epitome of what I could really do with screwing right now.

My eyes trail up the toned, tanned legs, to the fitted pencil skirt that I would happily hitch up to see the magnificent pussy that I bet lies beneath. A pale pink blouse is tucked into that skirt, covering what look like a fantastically sized pair of tits. Silky blonde hair sits on her shoulders. Hair that I would enjoy getting my hands all tangled in, while I fuck those bright red lips of hers, enjoying seeing that lipstick smeared all over my cock.

My dick pulses in my jeans, more than ready to proposition her with the offer.

“Mr. Silva.” She steps forward. “I’m Dr. Harris. But please call me India.”

She’s Dr. Harris?

This, hitch-your-skirt-up-and-let-me-fuck-you-right-now, woman is my new therapist.

Well that’s just fucking great. It’s not like I can bang my therapist.

I put my cock on hold, and giving her my best smile, the one that always has panties dropping to the floor, I say, “And you can call me Leandro.”



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New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal and international bestselling author Samantha Towle began her first novel in 2008 while on maternity leave. She completed the manuscript five months later and hasn’t stopped writing since.

She has written contemporary romances, THE MIGHTY STORM, WETHERING THE STORM, TAMING THE STORM and TROUBLE.

She has also written paranormal romances, THE BRINGER and the ALEXANDRA JONES SERIES, all penned to tunes of The Killers, Kings of Leon, Adele, The Doors, Oasis, Fleetwood Mac, and more of her favourite musicians.

A native of Hull and a graduate of Salford University, she lives with her husband, Craig, in East Yorkshire with their son and daughter.

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Book 1 – Revved



Race car mechanic Andressa “Andi” Amaro has one rule—no dating drivers. With a good reason behind the rule, she has no plans on breaking it.

Carrick Ryan is the bad boy of Formula One. With a face and body that melts panties on sight, and an Irish lilt that leaves women on their knees, begging for more. He races hard and parties harder. The youngest driver to ever sign with F1, he’s still at the top of his game five years later, breaking hearts on and off the tracks.

When Andi is offered her dream job working in the glamorous world of F1, she leaves her home in Brazil, positive she can handle working for Carrick. But she’s not prepared for the off-the-chart sparks that fly the moment they meet.

Now, Andi has a crush on the one man she can’t have, and her resolve is about to be put to the test, because Carrick has decided he wants Andi, and he plans on testing her to the very limit…


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Author: Shay Savage

Series: Evan Arden Book 5

Release Date: 26th May

Genre: Suspense / Romance




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Have you ever made a mistake?

A big one?

I’m back in Chicago and back in business with my boss, Rinaldo Moretti.  So much for my run at a normal life.  There are some new faces in the organization, and someone’s been cooking the books.  Personally?  I think they’re after more than a just little cash.  If I have any hopes of flushing out the traitor, I’m going to need to find a good hooker to help me sleep at night.

As the bodies pile up, I find solace in Alina.  There’s something about her, something different.  She understands me without asking a lot of questions.  It’s as if she’s known me for years, yet we’ve only just met.  If I weren’t so distracted by business, I’d try to figure out her story.  She’s the only one keeping me grounded as my world spins out of control.

I’m going to lose the one man who has ever meant anything to me – the only man to ever call me son.  I want to deny his request, but there is no avoiding what awaits me.  I never wanted any of this, but I’m out of options, and time is running out.

Some choices have unforeseen consequences, and some choices are simply irrevocable.








Shay Savage lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her family and a variety of household pets.  She is an accomplished public speaker, and holds the rank of Distinguished Toastmaster from Toastmasters International.  When not writing, she enjoys science fiction movies, masquerading as a zombie, is a HUGE Star Wars fan, and member of the 501st Legion of Stormtroopers.  When the geek fun runs out, she also loves off-roading in her jeep, and soccer in any and all forms – especially the Columbus Crew, Arsenal and Bayern Munich.  Savage holds a degree in psychology, and she brings a lot of that knowledge into the characters within her stories.



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Title: The Diary of Bink Cummings Volume 3

Series: MC Chronicles 

Author: Bink Cummings

Genre: MC Romance

Release Date: May 14, 2015



Must read: The Diary of Bink Cummings Vol 1 & 2 previously.

Tests, life is full of them. The world is constantly putting you through them to see how much you can take before you break. Before you are no longer who you are. Before your world dissolves around you. How long you can stay strong and overcome the obstacles.

It’s no secret that Big and I butt heads. It’s no secret that I not only dislike my mother, I hate her because she hates me. But can these people break me? Can they push me to the edge of insanity, ready to jump?

Having stayed and moved in with Big, I was living the life I never even knew I wanted. Every day was filled with promise, warmth and unconditional love. Until the day, it wasn’t. Until the day it all changed and I quickly learned what I’m made of, thanks to the truths behind many years of painful secrets.

It only took a single day for my world to never be the same. One day to change me forever. One day for revelations. One day I’ll never forget……

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Warning: Contains Mature scenarios, and mass quantities of profanity. For Ages 18+


-This is not a Stand alone.


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Reviewed by Claire Rose 


Please note that it’s best to read volume one and two before this one.

Wow, Bink has done it again! She has written another fantastic book that kept my attention from page one. In this novel, we see Bink go through every emotion whilst trying to stay in control of those feelings she has for Big. The novel starts with Bink and Big arguing because she wants a weekend away with her club sisters while the men go on club business for two weeks. But with the threat of Bink’s mom hanging over their heads and with the stress of the pregnancy ending early, Big being Big tells her a straight no.

Quote ~ Big: ” You aren’t —-ing going nowhere sugar tits.”

Eventually they come to a compromise. While the girls get ready for their spa weekend and the boys get ready for their two weeks away, Bink and Big discuss what they expect from each other. The night before the men leave, Bink wakes up alone in bed so she goes looking for him. She stumbles on the guys having one huge club party that left me wanting to punch someone! To say my heart wasn’t trying to pound out my chest at this point would be lying. I couldn’t believe what I was reading. This can’t be happening. This has to be a dream I scream in my head as Bink is staring at what her eyes are seeing.

With emotions running high and Bink left feeling raw, we discover there is some else who is in love with her. Poor woman is going through everything life throws at her as her mother enters into the picture, too. She tells Bink some very home truths about the club and her daddy, and everything she knew was a lie.

Big! Our tall, dirty mouth biker is uncontrollable with his anger as Bink is missing and not knowing whether he lost everything he loves… and all because of his actions. He decides it’s time to force the issue and make Bink release the control she has on her feelings by putting her in a situation she shouldn’t be in. Will Bink crumble and let lose all that anger and tears, or will she be able to stay in control of those emotions? Will Bink and Big pull through and get their happy ending? Read it and find out!

Bink, I have to say well done to you. I can’t wait for Big’s book; the secondary characters in this book are fabulous, even the new ones. And I hope Bink writes more about them too. I have rated this five marvellous stars but if I could have rated it more, I would have.


Author Bink Cummings was born and raised part of an MC family. Upon the incessant coercion from her sacred sisters, she has begun her newest journey in life–writing. When she’s not shacked up in her home, writing at all hours of the night, Bink enjoys riding motorcycles, taking care of her extensive roughneck family, and cooking huge meals. Especially her infamous chocolate chip cookies.

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Title: Henry’s End

Author: Julie A Richman

Genre: Standalone M/M Contemporary Romance

Release Date: May 11, 2015


I used to have them—before the nightmares started.
I dreamed of nice guys, love…normalcy.
Things like reading the Sunday paper in bed with my lover.

But who needs dreams when your reality is filled with a string of faceless dominating men in uniform? Men that pack a thick bulge and are only too happy to satisfy my deviant sexual cravings.

Me. That’s who.

And then HE walked through the door and shared with me, a total stranger, his intimate dream of love. Damn him for verbalizing every single detail of the dream I buried long ago.

And now I don’t know how I’m going to live without that dream.
Or him.

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Henry was deeply ensconced in his own head, making resolutions about moving on, not paying attention to his surroundings, or seeing the man, as he approached his car. He was leaning against the hood, his thick muscled arms folded across his chest. Calm, cool, collected, in charge and so damn freaking handsome.

“Your place?” was all he said.

Henry felt the sharp stab in his heart as his adrenal glands shot a release of hormones into his blood stream. Shaking his head no, he was shocked at how cool and calm his voice sounded, when he was anything but, “No. I don’t think so. You haven’t even bought me a drink yet.”

Walking around the big Marine to the driver’s side, Henry hit the remote, unlocking the door.

With a palm to the solar plexus to stop him, “Where are you going?” the Marine asked.

“Home,” Henry was very matter-of-fact.

“I thought you wanted me to buy you a drink?”

Stepping around the Marine, Henry opened the door to his black BMW and got in. “I do…” and he closed the door and started the engine.

Rolling down the window, he added with a smile, “… on Sunday.” Gunning the Beamer’s engine, he left the Marine in the dusty parking lot with a smile on his handsome face.

Well played, Henry congratulated himself. Let him ache for me as much as I’ve been aching for him.



Reviewed by Donna Elsegood

This is the story of Henry Clark whom is best friends with Schooner Moore and Mia from the Searching For Moore series. His story begins with him flying back from Schooner and Mia’s wedding in New York where he met Mia’s friend and employee, Seth Shapiro. Meeting Seth has a real impact on Henry and he realises he wants his forever. Henry settles in his seat on board the plane and flashes back to when he first moved to live and work in San Diego.

Quote – Seth: “I want to sit in a cafe on Sunday mornings in the West Village, reading the New York Times for hours, with my lover sitting across from me, spend hours planning vacations to places like Bali or the Seychelles. Have Schooner and Mia over for a gourmet dinner we’ve cooked for them.” “That’s what I want.”

San Diego in the 90’s gay nightlife scene was thriving. Henry settles in well in his new life making new friends. He frequents a local bar for the first time to widen his social circle and maybe meet a guy. He has an aversion to guys in uniform, especially military which is coincidental as there is a base not too far from where he lives. His eyes meet with a mysterious guy; staring at each other, there is an instant attraction. Henry later finds out his name is Cody and he is military.

Quote – Cody: “I missed you,” “And I don’t know why, I hardly know you.”
Henry: “I missed you, too.”

These two have a very steamy, passionate affair but I had a feeling all was not as it seemed. I knew the author wouldn’t let it be plain sailing for Henry because of an earlier event in the story, but I never imagined what would happen. My heart broke for him and I sat bolt upright when it all unfolded. I wondered how the book could continue and how Henry would be able to continue on with his life but he does. Schooner supports Henry in a very difficult time in his life and he does his best to rebuild himself.

Henry meets some cops who frequent Schooner’s gym. One in particular has Henry wondering but a little apprehensive until they discover they both like cycling. Quinn and Henry have a pure attraction that is palpable as I read on. It kind of had a different feel to it than when Cody was around.

Quote- Henry: “I’m scared. For so many reasons. But most of it’s my own shit and you need to know that.”

I loved the relationship between Henry and Quinn. Especially the intense love and them making plans for the future and what their aspirations together as a couple were. Just when I thought Henry’s life was running smoothly, Julie yet again threw a curveball into the story. My heart broke once more and while reading, I sobbed out loud for him. How on earth does this man go on?

I thought the Searching For Moore series was fabulous but dear me, Henry’s End has blown that idea apart. Julie really outdid herself here. I’m sure you can guess this is an M/M story and whilst I have read the odd story with this kind of content, nothing had me sitting on the edge of my seat as much as this story did. It was well written and I felt every emotion you can think of. Henry was such a very endearing character. It was a real pleasure reading his story. I don’t just think, I know this is going to be a real hit with readers old and new.

I have no choice but to give Henry’s End five brightly shining stars. I loved how you have the prologue, then a flashback to the majority of the book, and then the last part back to the present day. It deals with issues such as PTSD, love, heartbreak and ultimately, what most people are looking for forever. It is a story that will stay in my mind for a long time if not for always, and I certainly would entertain the idea of re-reading.





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USA Today Bestselling author Julie A. Richman is a native New Yorker living deep in the heart of Texas. A creative writing major in college, reading and writing fiction has always been a passion. Julie began her corporate career in publishing in NYC and writing played a major role throughout her career as she created and wrote marketing, advertising, direct mail and fundraising materials for Fortune 500 corporations, advertising agencies and non-profit organizations. She is an award winning nature photographer plagued with insatiable wanderlust. Julie and her husband have one son and a white German Shepherd named Juneau.




SERIES: (Book Two In The White Trilogy)
AUTHOR: Charlotte E Hart
RELEASE DATE: 1st May, 2015




Lies, deceit and manipulation.

 A game Alexander White knows only too well, but never has he been on the receiving end with such devastating results. Thankfully he knows it all now because she’s shown her true colours and he won’t be fooled by them again. No matter how perfect she may have been, or how close to love he may have come, Elizabeth Scott and her treachery are now nothing more than yet another move in the chessboard of life.

His business, as always, is more important than his worthless emotions and the storm brewing needs attending to. So after he’s pushed her out of his system, after he’s found his way back to the dull uninteresting type of emotion he’s used to he’ll deal with it.

In the only way he knows how. Beth Scotts life is upside down. She was a mess. She still is a mess. But now she’s just starting to get irritated about her mess. How could he do this to her? And how could she have let him? Alexander White has a lot to answer for but she won’t be one of those stupid girls any longer. She has a two week rule and it’s about time to get on with it. She just needs a distraction, someone or something to remove the pain and help her find a way forward without him. If his twisted game has taught her one thing it’s to hold her head up and ask for what she wants. So if she can just keep those thoughts running through her head, and embrace what she now needs, she should be fine shouldn’t she? She should be able to deal with everything and move on. She still has no idea what the hell she’s doing.




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Charlotte is an erotic romance author living in the heart of the Shropshire countryside in Great Britain with her partner and daughter. She’s lived all across the United Kingdom due to her previous employment as an Event manager but finally settled in a small town that still reeks of old school England. She graduated from college with a degree in Business and her Horse Riding Instructors Qualification which eventually led her into the very bizarre world of outdoor pursuit’s event management where she trained to instruct all sorts of equipment. Some of which included crossbows, shotguns, quad bikes, 4×4 driving and archery, she’s not entirely sure how any of it happened but knows that she adored every minute.
Her love of reading started in college but the call to writing came much later in life after the birth of her daughter when she finally had the chance to put pen to paper for the first time. Writing has become a revolution for the soul and she cherishes every second that she’s sitting at the laptop and tapping her way into a new character.
When not writing she enjoys socialising with close friends and travelling to all the major cities across the globe, travel has always been a constant companion to reading throughout her life and only increases her thirst for stimulation.
With the release of her novel Seeing White, the first part of the White Trilogy, she intends to spend the next year enjoying every element of being a published author and learning as much as she can. She also very much looks forward to hopefully meeting some fans at some point.





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Title: Broken Juliet

Series: Starcrossed #2

Author: Leisa Rayven

Release Date: 28th April, 2015

Genre: New Adult


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How do you fix a love that’s been broken beyond repair?

For years, Cassie Taylor tried to forget about Ethan Holt. He was the one great love of her life, and when he failed to return her love, a part of her died forever. Or so she thought. Now she and Ethan are sharing a Broadway stage, and he’s determined to win her back. Claiming to be a changed man, he’s finally able to say all the things she needed to hear years ago, but can she believe him? What makes this time different from all his other broken promises?

Ethan knows he can’t change their tumultuous past, but if he’s going to have any chance of being with the woman he loves, he’ll need to convince Cassie that her future belongs with him.

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Reviewed by Rachel McEwan and Sharon Thérèse Nuttall

** Five Horrendously Badly Broken Stars! **

Before this review was written, the definition of the word ‘perfect’ had to be defined as this read was utterly perfect. Perfect ‘being entirely without fault or defect’. When you read a book, especially its sequel, there is usually something that you would change or tweak, but for KFF, this wasn’t the case. We didn’t just read it, we inhaled it, consumed it and this outstanding read in turn, consumed us! And although we’re the first to willingly admit to having put it down on a number of occasions, absorbing the feelings of these two fragile characters literally took our breath away.

At the end of Bad Romeo, our hearts were left in smithereens. So much so that this made us wonder whether or not the author was capable of mending the tiny shards piercing our very core. Why, you may ask? Well, this is simply because Ethan walked away from Cassie. He really believed he is doing the best for her. In short, he sacrifices his love for her for well-being, and if you didn’t die on the spot, both of us would be surprised. He can’t believe that he would be anything but poison to her both, personally and professionally.

At the beginning of their story, Cassie was the one who pushed Ethan; however, now we see the complete opposite. They say a turnabout is fair play, hmm… risky, too! Now Ethan wants Cassie back. After being apart for three years, he is willing to do anything and everything to achieve it. There is no doubt in Cassie’s mind that she still loves Ethan, but when we read ‘Bad Romeo’, Ethan and Cassie never had a problem with love or passion and for that matter, it was maintaining a relationship with all the attachments that young love has to offer. Foremost and utmost, trying to deal with Ethan’s hang ups was the crux of the matter.

Quote: Ethan ~ “Yeah, but only because she expected more from me. It took me a long time to expect more from myself. To see that being vulnerable takes a shitload more strength than being closed off and sullen.”

Does time heal scars so deeply ingrained? Does love flourish when comprehension is blown to the wind because a creature of whim is misunderstood and misunderstands all the blatant signals of love? It would seem so. However, in this read, nothing is what it seems to reader. This is a ‘perfect’ recipe for a phenomenal read. One has to mention that we have never ever laughed out loud, sobbed our hearts out and cried happy tears in the same paragraph. So get ready for all these emotions. Because yes, the author is an absolute expert in making us suffer regardless. Did you connect to these two phenomenal characters in the first book? We have no doubt that you will now as they have matured in all aspects. Love, love, love Ethan. Kudos galore for developing such an incredible persona. And Cassie! There are times when one writes a review and is lost for words. How on earth the author has hit her personality on the nail is quite unfathomable. Once again, ‘perfect!’

Quote: Cassie ~ We’re two perfect characterizations, flawless in our denial.”

There are many exceptional quotes KFF could have cited in this review but to be honest, it would have ended up being a carbon copy of this book! Ms Rayven really does have exceptional literally skills! Please don’t think this book just gives pages and pages of angst because even though it is beyond heart wrenching, it delivers some brilliant one liners from not only Cassie and Ethan, but also from the secondary characters. A personal favourite of ours was from Tristan, Cassie’s flat mate who we fell head over heels with! He really tries to guide Cassie so she doesn’t get her heart broken all over again.

Quote: Tristan ~ ‘’Sweetheart, if you go much lower we’re going to have to re-examine my sexuality, and I don’t think either of us is ready for that right now.’’

Like Bad Romeo, this book flits from past to present which is vitally important and most certainly doesn’t spoil the flow of their story. The only way to understand Cassie and Ethan’s issues is by recapping every minuscule detail in their past which is done with so much finesse on the author’s part. How did we cope with it? ‘Perfectly!’ One tends to ignore the rewinding or fast-forward button. One king-size issue being what happened after Ethan breaks up with Cassie the first time when they were still in drama school. Assumptions were made wrongly. And, we may even add, were hurt dreadfully when Ethan walks away from her, all these concepts which we are led to believe, aren’t at all the truth. They still have drama school to graduate from and wow, this is where it gets more and more interesting. No spoilers here but just let’s just say things aren’t at the same point of no return between them.

Quote: Ethan ~ ‘’Do you feel this? This is what makes us keep coming back, despite everything we have been through. This is why I had to change, and why, despite how much I hurt you, you can’t walk away. The way we sink into each other. The way I can’t tell my heartbeat from yours. We have this perfect rhythm, whenever we’re together, and that’s the essence of us. It’s not just sex. It’s about this.’’

One very positive sign is when you’re reading a book and constantly checking how long you have left! Never stop checking as you won’t want it to end regardless of the outcome! This is exactly how we felt about Ethan and Cassie’s story. On the one hand, dreading the ending; on the other, willing it to end so we could find out if Cassie and Ethan get their happy ever after. Well, we hear you ask! Can they possibly find happiness which all of us are hoping for? Never say never! We cannot recommend this read highly enough. This is genuinely a book of true love between two very fragile characters but in different ways. One of Rachel’s favourite poets once said, ‘If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don’t, they never were.’

Quote: Cassie ~ ‘’Neither of us is perfect, that’s for sure, but when we’re together, our deficiencies are complemented by the other’s strength.”

One more word for those of you readers who haven’t read this series. Do! You won’t regret it! Only word for a ‘perfect’ read Ms Rayven. Bravo!



















Writing has always been a passion for Leisa, and even though she originally intended to be an actress, it wasn’t long into her time at drama school that she began writing plays.

Those plays were bad. Very bad. Well, her friends thought they were good, but that’s because they were always cast in them and any opportunity to be on stage was met with an obnoxious amount of enthusiasm.

Since then, she’s honed her craft, and several of her plays have been produced and toured throughout Australia.

These days, playwriting has given way to fiction writing, and Leisa’s debut novel, BAD ROMEO, is available in a worldwide release through Macmillan Publishing in December 2014.

Leisa lives in Australia with her husband, two little boys, three cats, and a kangaroo named Howard.

(Howard may or may not be her imaginary marsupial friend. Everyone should have one.)




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