A heartbreaking loss.
A love that transcends mortality.
A struggle between holding on and letting go…
REED is only seventeen years old when his girlfriend, JESSICA SCOTT,
dies in a tragic accident. Devastated and burdened with guilt, he finds
it impossible to move on.
later, he’s not doing any better. He’s accepted a prestigious internship
at a big city news station, but he’s still losing himself in alcohol
and women to numb his pain.
is pulled from Purgatory, and thanks to the presence of a personal
memento, Kristian can see and feel her. But how can the ghost of his
first love expect to be a part of his future?
NICHOLS is assertive and annoying, but something draws her and Kristian
together. Her brother hates him, but Bailey is used to getting what she
wants. She knows the pain of losing people you love, and she’s
determined to break through Kristian’s emotional wall and prove they
is caught between worlds. She can’t let go of Kristian, but she’s not
meant to be here, and her lingering is threatening everyone and
everything around her as she begins to lose herself to the darkness.
barely hear her words as her fingers trace the line of my lips and then
down my chin. I’m holding my breath. She’s still speaking, but I’m not
paying attention. I’m watching her soft, full lips as they move. Before I
know what I’m doing, I dive forward and crush my lips against hers,
cutting off whatever she was saying. She makes a small noise of surprise
as my fingers weave into her hair, holding her face to mine. Her tongue
runs along my bottom lip and I shiver.
slide closer on the bed until our bodies are pressed up against each
other all the way down. My hand leaves her hair and runs down her back
to her waist. She presses closer and runs her fingers under my shirt and
up my stomach. I can’t tell if I’m breathing, but I definitely feel
alive. Her fingers are shooting tingles along my skin everywhere she
pulls back, gasping for air. I take a deep, shuddering breath and run
my hand over her hair, smoothing it with my fingers. She looks uncertain
as she searches my face, like she’s waiting for me to explode.
Wicks currently lives in the town of Kingaroy, Queensland in Australia.
She is a TV show nerd and lover of cars. She’s always had a love for
writing, even in school. She used to hide her writing notebook inside
her textbooks just so the teacher wouldn’t notice what she was up to.
She loves reading, especially paranormal romance. When she’s not writing
or working, she competes in Speedway Sedan Racing across the state.
All of the books in the HARDEST MISTAKES series are based on a
different main character, so you don’t really need to read them in
order, although all the characters link back to each other in some
(P.S. if you ever reference any of my books or myself on a social media site, be sure to use the #HardestMistakes hashtag or @DWicksAuthor)