Haunted by nightmares of her father's street murder 15 years ago, Kat Lane decides to face her fears and uphold his legacy of helping others by teaching inmates at a New York prison. There she meets arrogant Wesley Carter, who's as handsome as he is dangerous, as mysterious as he is quick witted, and with a reputation that ensures people will keep their distance.
"Fast and Not So Furious..."
Max O'Hare can't seem to let go of his past: his drug habit; the end of his relationship with Lizzie Jordan, the woman he knows he'll never get over; and the loss of their unborn son. After successfully completing rehab and learning to explore his deepest fears and dreams through painting, Max meets Grace Brooks. With her innate optimism and her love of art and photography, Grace appears to be the perfect girl. Yet no one knows where she came from or why she keeps her past so closely guarded.
"There is always a second chance for your life"
Life in New York for ex-con Riley Moore is pretty damn good, until a call from his mother shatters the calm: His father has suffered his second heart attack in two years and is in critical condition. Leaving everything behind, Riley flies home to Michigan for the first time in five years, to support his mother and do his best to make amends with his father. He also tries not to think about Lexie Pierce, the only girl he ever truly cared about - and who broke his heart.
When tutor Kat Lane met her brooding, dangerously tempting student, Wesley Carter, behind bars, she never dreamed of the day she would be excitedly planning for their wedding. It won't be long before they're man and wife, and neither Kat nor Carter can wait. But as they settle in to the joyful haze of nearly newlywed bliss, all their friends seem to be one step ahead. Everywhere they turn, couples are becoming parents, and the longing in Kat's eyes worries Carter.
Kat and Carter's story continues as they share the news of their engagement - which doesn't go over well with Kat's mother. On top of it all, Carter has a new role as CEO of WCS Communications, which adds more pressure to his new life outside prison. Trying to juggle family, a billion dollar business, and Carter's best friend, Max's, rehab stint doesn't leave much time for the happy couple to enjoy each other. How will Kat and Carter handle the pressures of marriage, family, and work - and keep the passion alive through it all?
From the fanfic phenomenon whose debut, A Pound of Flesh, had over 4.5 million reads. You fell for Wes Carter. Now there's a new bad boy in town. Just as sexy, just as edgy. Meet Carter's best friend, Max.... Fans of Samantha Young, Jodi Ellen Malpas, Jamie McGuire, Katy Evans and Prison Break will find Sophie Jackson's powerful love stories utterly addictive and unforgettable.
Fans of Samantha Young, Jodi Ellen Malpas, Jamie McGuire, Katy Evans and Prison Break will find this powerful love story utterly addictive and unforgettable. Can true love heal the deepest scars? Wes Carter: Dangerous, brooding and behind bars, Carter's emotional scars are as permanent as the ink on his skin. Kat Lane: Vibrant and gutsy, Kat chooses to become a prison tutor in tribute to her father whose murder haunts her.
Nach seinem Gefängnisaufenthalt in New York genießt Riley Moore das Leben in Freiheit in vollen Zügen - bis ein schwerer Schicksalsschlag ihn dazu zwingt, in seinen Heimatort nach Michigan zurückzukehren. Dort warten nicht nur Vorurteile und seine enttäuschte Familie auf ihn, sondern auch Lexi Pierce: die Frau, die er seit Jahren aus seinem Kopf - und Herz - verbannen will.
Can true love heal the deepest scars? Riley Moore: Ex-con Riley Moore never forgot the pain of losing his first love. But he doesn't hesitate to return to Michigan when his family needs him - even though it's inevitable he'll see the girl who broke his heart. Lexie Pierce: Lexie has a secret she's hidden from Riley for five years. As much as she wants to reconnect with him, she doesn't know if he will ever be able to forgive her when he finds out.
Max O'Hare wird von seiner Vergangenheit verfolgt: Seiner ehemaligen Drogenabhängigkeit, der Trennung von seiner Freundin, dem Verlust ihres ungeborenen Sohnes. Er hat die Hoffnung aufgegeben, jemals ein normales Leben zu führen. Bis er nach dem Entzug Grace Brooks begegnet. Nach außen hin lebensfroh und optimistisch, hat in Wahrheit auch Grace ihre Geheimnisse, die sie vor der Welt verbirgt.
When tutor Kat Lane met her brooding, dangerously tempting student, Wes Carter, behind bars, she never dreamed of the day she would be excitedly planning their wedding. It won't be long before they're man and wife, and neither Kat nor Carter can wait. But as they settle in to the joyful haze of nearly newlywed bliss, all their friends seem to be one step ahead. Everywhere they turn, couples are becoming parents, and the longing in Kat's eyes worries Carter.
Um endlich mit ihrer Vergangenheit abzuschließen, nimmt Kat Lane eine Stelle als Lehrerin in einem New Yorker Gefängnis an. Dort begegnet sie dem attraktiven Wesley Carter, der unschuldig im Gefängnis sitzt und vom ersten Moment an eine magische Anziehungskraft auf sie ausübt. Je mehr Zeit sie mit ihm verbringt, desto klarer wird ihr, dass sich die Welt nicht in Schwarz und Weiß einteilen lässt - und dass sie Wesley trotz seiner Vergangenheit nie mehr verlieren will.
Carter and Kat's story began in A Pound of Flesh - a tale of loyalty, all-consuming love against the odds, and an irresistible bad boy hero.... When prison tutor Kat Lane met arrogant inmate Wesley Carter in A Pound of Flesh, it was hate at first sight. Carter's quick wit and reputation for being as dangerous as he was handsome kept her at a distance. But as they grew to know each other as teacher and student in the New York prison, Kat found there was much more to Carter than she thought.