To survive, she has to fight. For her to live, he has to sacrifice it all.
After trying to escape the past, Fallon’s worst nightmare has found her. Trapped in a basement by her deranged ex, her only goal is making it out alive. If a chance presents itself, she’ll run. If he tries to touch her, she’ll fight. No matter what, she refuses to cower to him again.
Jesse hasn’t stopped moving since Fallon went missing. Hasn’t stopped looking. Hasn’t stopped fighting. When the truth starts to unravel, he’ll stop at nothing to get Fallon back. Even if it means turning to the one person he swore he never would and making a deal he’ll never escape.
Can Fallon fight her way to freedom? Or will Jesse’s attempts to save her arrive too late?
Blend in. Stay quiet. Survive.
Fallon Blake is starting her senior year in a new town with the goal of sliding through to graduation unseen. Despite her attempts to lay low, she makes a snap decision to act when the king of Cherry Creek High School, Jesse Callaway, gets jumped at a party.
Now, fearing Fallon needs protection from the mess she threw herself into, Jesse refuses to let her recede back into the shadows. Little does he know, with each lingering glance, or brush of his hand, he is reigniting a fire within Fallon that burns her to the core. Every gentle touch scorches the scars on her fragile heart.
As sparks fly between them, Fallon fights to snuff them out. How can she trust her own judgment when it failed her horrifically before? But when the past catches up with her, Fallon is left with two options. Confide in Jesse… or run.
Will Fallon break the vicious cycle of the past by taking a chance on the future? Or will fear torch any chance she and Jesse could have had?
9 unique romance authors bring you 9 different romance short stories set in the fall and giving you a taste of the happily ever after we all crave.
Grab a cup of hot cocoa, cozy up under a warm blanket, and get ready for these steamy and dreamy reads.