Publisher Description

Ezekiel Quain has learned over the years that love and family are nothing to be depended on. After standing strong next to his mom through her cancer, she ran off, leaving Zeke, his dad and little sister to struggle with the leftover medical bills, and a bad taste in Zeke’s mouth about counting on anybody. His relationship with his father is strained, and the only person he cares for is his little sister, Cindy. With looks, attitude, and words, Zeke keeps everyone at arm’s length.

Evangeline Parker has it all: money, beauty, brains, and the perfect boyfriend, Tony. What everyone doesn’t see is that she’s trapped, and has been for two years. She lives every day in fear, hiding the fact that Tony isn’t the perfect man everyone thinks that he is. She walks a tightrope, trying to reconcile the Tony of the past with the Tony of the present, and to never, ever upset him. Terrified of anyone finding out the truth, she doesn’t get too close to anyone and has been struggling through the past two years alone.

When Zeke stumbles upon Tony and Evie one night and learns of her secret, their worlds begin to collide in a way neither of them expected. Before he can stop himself, Zeke finds himself stepping uninvited into Evie’s life, and urges her to tell someone. Evie refuses, terrified of the repercussions from Tony. Not even sure why he cares, Zeke can only watch from a distance, until disaster strikes and Evie’s secret comes to light, and they are both forced to take action.

July 18
Kassandra Kush
Smashwords, Inc.

Customer Reviews

Bdnsnsnsnsj ,


I just finished this! I can't wait to read the next book! Amazing. Definitely a page turner.

Also coming from a black person, the description of skin color is a little confusing as someone else stated... There are so many different shades and ways to describe African American skin, the use of dark in the story is a little confusing when trying to picture Zeke and his friends complexions.

I absolutely loved this!

Hollydanielle09 ,

In love 😍

One of my favorite series I've read! It's a must read!

Icecream worshipper ,


This book truly described the emotions. I felt as if I was evie, IT WAS THAT GOOD! There was a lot of violence so I recommend this book to people that can handle violence.

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