heard the story before. A young woman moves to the big city, catches the eye of
a rich and powerful man, and they live happily ever after.
has learned to live without her happily ever after. In fact, she no
longer needs or wants it. Her heart may have been shattered by the loss of true
love, but it’s made her a stronger person. Her fairytale dreams faded, making
way for more practical aspirations.
made a mistake when he brutally discarded Vanessa from his life. Ever since,
he’s been in a hell of his own making. The life he’s led for the past several
years isn’t one to be proud of and he doesn’t deserve to win Vanessa’s heart once
that he’ll let anything stop him.
shake. Adding my other hand into the mix, I gripped it until the shaking
lessened. “You’re not serious.”
I tried to ignore the rising panic.
left my numb lips barely above a whisper.
see his hesitant expression from where I sat several yards away. He rubbed a
hand through his thick hair. “He asked me to leave any explanations to him.”
needing to have the final word.”
want me to tell him?”
Manhattan outside became larger as I walked to the large penthouse windows. I
stared down below at the tiny people walking on sidewalks and the toy cars
moving down the street. Inside here, it seemed as if everything had come to a
possibility of seeing Keenan again. A combination of anxiety, sadness and
defiance mingled with something I refused to identify as anticipation.
Rehashing our history wasn’t an event I’d enjoy. So he finally knew the truth
and in his arrogance had decided it was time for closure.
Keenan would benefit me in no way. It had taken time, but I’d moved on from the
heartbreak of our disastrous ending. All evidence proved Keenan had also moved
on. Any conversation between us would come too late.
Beware of Bad Boy and Young Assassins series. She also co-authors the Dead
Chaos series. She writes in the New Adult & Young Adult Romance and
Apocalyptic Urban Fantasy genres.
Colorado, where she raises her young son. When she isn’t writing, she’s usually
reading, but also enjoys attending concerts and plays in the numerous venues of