The Crush

    • 4.1 • 352 Ratings
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Publisher Description

From New York Times bestselling author Penelope Ward, comes a new standalone, second-chance story of forbidden love…


It’s natural to want the one you can’t have. And for as long as I could remember, I’d secretly wanted my brother’s best friend, Jace.

He was six years older and always treated me like the sister he never had.

Fast forward a decade.

We were all in our twenties now. Jace had moved in with my brother, Nathan, and me to help us make ends meet after our parents died. 

It was just the three of us—an odd family dynamic. 

Living under our roof, Jace was as bossy and protective as ever. 

But he certainly didn’t look at me like a sister anymore. That was what made things so complicated. 

I was pretty much hot and bothered twenty-four-seven. 

And he was torn.

The signs were subtle, at first. Like on movie night, I’d casually rest my leg against his, and he wouldn’t exactly shift away.

Still, I assumed he would never…go there.

Nathan would kill us.

The knowledge of that wasn’t enough to stop the inevitable, though.

Eventually our slow burn exploded. 

But more than the physical attraction, we’d developed a strong connection. 

We just couldn’t get caught, right?

That sounded simple.

Until it wasn’t.

This is a story of forbidden love, broken trust, and an unexpected second chance. 

GENRE
Romance
RELEASED
2021
February 22
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
320
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penelope Ward Books, Inc.
SELLER
Penelope Ward Books, Inc.
SIZE
1.6
MB

Customer Reviews

Ladydi232 ,

Emotional forbidden romance

The Crush is a very emotional forbidden romance. It started as a teen crush, but Farrah has never stopped loving older brother Nathan’s best friend Jace.

“... you don’t see me as mature, because when you left for college, I was twelve. That’s the person you remember.” I sighed. “I’m not twelve anymore.”

When Jace moved back into town and into the house with Nathan and Farrah their feelings boil over and get out of hand. This book is a moving rollercoaster ride of emotional ups and downs, with twists and turns. It is all emotion, passion and swoon that tugged at my heartstrings and kept me invested in the story.
-4 Stars-

mssrparker ,

Great read

Loved everything about this book! Great characters and an easy read! Loved it❤️

Bbb&K ,

Crushed it💗

Absolutely amazing 🤩 book. Love both characters

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