Layton Morris and his brother Mike grew up not knowing what it would be like to live in a normal home. With no running water or electricity in their home, no parents around to protect them, they quickly learned how to survive and depend only on each other.
When a tragic accident takes Mike away from Layton, and the only other person that he ever let into his heart walked away from him, leaving his heart shattered, Layton focuses all of his time and energy into the ranch he and his brother dreamed of. He makes a vow to himself to never let love in again. The last thing Layton needed or wanted was more heartache.
Whitley Reynolds grew up in a privileged home in upstate New York. When she landed the star football player in high school no one was surprised, not even Whitley. She dreamed of a life with Roger living in New York City and happily followed him there.
The first time Roger hit her for arguing with him about a dinner party, she forgave him. The more it happened, the further Whitley withdrew from her friends and family. One fateful day things go to far. Whitley makes a promise to herself and finds the courage to do the one thing she thought she'd never be able to do.
Fleeing with her best friend Courtney, Whitley was determined to put her past behind her and start a new life in the small town of Llano, Texas, where no one would ever find out about her past.
Will they both ever learn to trust and love again, or will their pasts come back to haunt them, keeping them both alone and…
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Omg, I’m not someone who likes to read. To be honest, I have never finished a book until now! My sister told me about this book and on a Friday night I was like “let’s give it a try” I started to read around 9:30pm and I literally had to put my phone down and make myself go to sleep around 2am. It was so good that I never wanted to stop! My husband woke up like 3 times to ask me what I was doing, I just couldn’t stop. Thanks for this amazing experience and I’m definitely reading the other ones!
Sorry but honest
This book lacked substance. It was a bit dramatic with too many cheesy lines repeating the same thing for page after page. What is with all the winking in this book?? And to be such a stereotypical romance plot, why is the cowboy constantly crying? I can understand a couple man tears in there and even buy into the meltdown about his losses when at his home... but the constant wiping away of the tears just doesn’t seem to line up with the rest of his character and culture he lives in. I also find that characters say the same thing throughout the book to Court and Court acts shocked to hear it.
Overall, stereotypical romance plot with weak character development and filler dialogue that repeats itself.
The editor needs to do better with spell check and punctuation errors. The spelling issues were a struggle for me and I’m not even that great at spelling myself.
Terrible story! The execution of the writing sucked. I can’t pity or feel bad for a girl who allows herself to be hit!! I can’t respect a woman who stays with an abusive husband. I can’t stand a girl who makes excuses for their significant other hitting her. I can’t believe how a girl would forgive her significant other for beating them. I can’t respect any part of this book!!