Publication date: August 4th 2015
Genres: New Adult, Romance
someone keyed my truck right in my driveway. Eight days ago, someone spray
painted the words ‘stay away’ across my garage door. That one really pissed me
off. The jerk didn’t even have the courtesy to tell me what the hell I need to
stay away from.
Each day it’s something new, a new piece of my property vandalized, and I’ve
Wanting a security system, something with cameras so I can catch the vandal,
I let my best friend hook me up with her cousin, a private investigator with the
PRG Investigations team.
His name is Vance and I’ve secretly been in love with him for three years.
He’s a badass, a little scary, incredibly hot, and he’s never showed an interest
in me … until now.
pulling her legs up under her. “I think this is exactly what I needed. I don’t
remember ever feeling this relaxed. Not even in Mexico.”
lips. “Do you do this a lot?”
she asks, her voice hesitant, as though maybe she doesn’t actually want to hear
the cooler, reaching in and retrieving a beer.
cap and handing it to her. “Don’t bring too many people out here, actually.”
over to her, lightly trailing the back of my knuckles along the curve where her
neck and shoulder meets. It’s a barely there touch, but the contact makes her
shiver and blush. “And I’ve never made a picnic for anyone before you either.”
voice wobbles. “Really?”
from her beer.
wanting to put her at ease. I reach into the cooler, grabbing a beer for
myself, twisting it open.
me, confused, as though I haven’t answered her question at all, so I decide to
clear my head. The guys come out with me every once in a while, but for the
most part I keep the boat to myself. It’s … special to me, sacred even. I don’t
bring just anyone out here.”
surprised. “Your special place.”
me as though being here makes her special, too.
including The Soul’s Mark series and the Deadly Trilogy. She lives in Southern
Ontario with her husband, Jordan, and two cats: Tanzy and Trinity.
July 2012, Ashley published her first novel, The Soul’s Mark: FOUND, and shortly
thereafter, she was honored with The Royal Dragonfly Book Award for both young
adult and newbie fiction categories.
An avid reader, Ashley enjoys
anything with a bit of romance and a paranormal twist. When she’s not writing
or devouring her latest read, she can be found spending time with her family,
watching cheesy chick flicks or buying far too many clothes.
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