The war was waged. The king got his queen, but where did that leave me?
When I thought there was no hope, that suffering this lonely life was my destiny, I saw her. The bubblegum pink skirt caught my attention, but her doe eyes captured my heart. Could she be my SAVIOR?
With her, I don’t have to hide the demons that haunt me, or to relive my darkest days alone.
With me, she’s free to be whoever she wants to be. She’s amazing.
Together, we’re two people clinging to a ray of sunshine that only the other can see.
I let my guard down. I got too comfortable. I thought the war had been won when, in reality, it had just begun. When old debts accrue, past demons return to collect their dues.
To find the SOLACE these young lovers crave, will they have to sacrifice the one thing they hold most SACRED?
From New York Times bestselling author, S.L. SCOTT, comes a new, emotionally driven, romantic suspense standalone.
Chick and Brain Rating 5 out of 5 Stars
As always I was waiting on pins and needles for the next S.L. Scott book to release and as always I was not disappointed. If you have not read Savage and Savior yet I highly recommend that you do so immediately. It is not a must in order to read this book, but Cruise has an integral part in both of those books as well as the main characters in those books, Sarah Jane and King play a major role in this books as well.
We all feel in love with Cruise during the Kingwood series and got to know him as Alex ‘King’ Kingwoods, best friend. He stuck with King when most men would have left him high and dry. Most men would say that King owes Cruise his life, but if you ask Cruise he will say it is the other way around. At the beginning of this story we find him just as lost as he has always been, looking for a place to call home. He though he had found it with he best friend King, but now that King has found his forever in Sarah Jane Cruise is left alone once again. That is until he goes to visit his mother at Baynard academy one afternoon and lay eyes on the most beautiful woman with no name he has ever seen.
Clara Eckard is a young girl with a trouble past. She is still fighting her demons, but she is a survivor. She is not like all the rich kids that you will find at Baynard Academy, so when she runs in to Cruise on her way to her student teaching position she immediately dismisses him as a spoiled rich kid. However, from that day on her soul is unable to forget him. They seem to run into each other again and again. Their demons call out to each other in a way that no one else can understand. Clara finally believes that may just maybe Cruise is the shinning light that she has been waiting her whole life for, but she must let the light in order for it to scare the darkness away.
Scott writes and amazing story of how two broken people can find redemption in on another. It is not about fixing the broken parts of your, but about finding way to love the broken parts that make you who you are. Clara and Cruise are both broken in ways that are unimaginable to most people, but those broken pieces are what make them perfect for one another. Scott does an amazing job of showing the world that what makes love beautiful is the imperfections in your partner. Cruise and Clara make each other stronger and help them love themselves, broken pieces and all.
I would highly recommend this story to anyone that is looking for a way to learn to love themselves or who just wants to understand how there is beauty in your imperfections.
*** I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review ***
Until Next Time,