After a lifetime of feeling alone, Kellan Kyle never thought he'd end up with the girl of his dreams. Now that he knows true love, he's determined to keep his future with Kiera, no matter how many times his past creeps back in.
But Kellan's life is quickly changing...and trusting one another will put their love through the ultimate test. Kellan swore he'd do whatever it took to never hurt Kiera again, but he soon realizes he might not have a choice.
Can their love withstand secrets and lies...especially when telling the truth is just too painful?
Please note: Painful is a retelling of the book Effortless. It is that story told from Kellan's point of view.