It’s been twelve years since Tru Bennett last saw Jake Wethers, her former best friend and boy she once loved.
Jake Wethers, sexy, tattooed and deliciously bad lead singer, and brains behind The Mighty Storm, one of the biggest bands in the world, left Tru with a broken heart when he moved from England to America with his family when they were both fourteen.
Sent to interview Jake for her music column by the magazine she works for, they are both unprepared for the sparks that fly the instant they reconnect. Only, there’s a complication to their instant feelings for one another—Will, Tru’s boyfriend of two years.
Then Jake makes Tru a job offer she can’t refuse—travelling the world with him and his band. But taking the job means leaving Will behind, and being on the road with the band means spending an inordinate amount of time with Jake.
Is Tru strong enough to resist the delectable bad boy who once held her heart so completely, or will she willingly risk it all for one night with the world’s most notorious womanizer?
Music journalist Tru Bennett has done the impossible: capture the heart of rock-star bad boy Jake Wethers. Now they’re busy planning a wedding and navigating their new life together in the US. Of course Tru misses London and her best friend, Simone, but living happily ever after with Jake in LA is going to be great…right?
Wrong. Even the bright California sun can’t whitewash the dark side of celebrity coupledom. Greedy music execs, merciless paparazzi, and Jake’s wild past are lurking around every corner. Making matters worse, Jake announces he doesn’t want kids, which just may be a deal breaker.
Tru loves Jake more than anything. But when a devastating crisis threatens to destroy everything they’ve fought for, the couple must face the hard truth: What if, this time, love is not enough?
WHY? Why did I wait so long to meet you? Now that I have, I can’t think of anything but you! You own me, control me, make my tummy all aflutter. You’re eyes, your words, your thoughts, you’re beautiful package. And that voice. I can actually hear you singing to me. I think you were put on this earth just to make me swoon and believe magic.
The things you say, OH. MY. GOD. I just need to quit my job and travel with The Mighty Storm. I will gladly be available to you morning, noon and night. Your black hair, muscular, defined body, and your ocean blue eyes… I will never be the same.
Your voice “is like hands moving over my skin, touching me.” Your hands. Touching me. I am in love, lust, and completely maddened by you.
And you learned to dance—in the bedroom? Really? Let’s go, I need a lesson.
“It’s like waiting years and years for the present you have always wanted, longed for, then unwrapping and finding it’s so much more than you ever imagined it could be.”
That is what you are to me, Jake. A gift, wrapped in a beautiful bow and gorgeous wrapping paper that I want to rip off to find the perfect package underneath.
“I loved you from the moment I knew how to love.”
HOLY GOD!!!! You just make me melt. No point in wearing panties now. I’m completely, utterly ruined for life!!!
“I can’t wait to get you back to the hotel… I am going to undress you, slowly…and I’m going to kiss you, everywhere.”
YES PLEASE!!! I am so ready!!!
You, Jake, are “My Mighty Storm” and I will “Wether” through any storm with you.
“Sometimes I feel like Jake breathes through me. Because of me. That I’m the air he needs. And I breathe in the knowledge of his contentment within me.”
Oh sweet bloody Jesus. Be my baby daddy? I’m Cinderella and you’re my prince. You own my heart.
“There isn’t anything I won’t do for you… Nothing I won’t do to make you happy. What I feel for you…is limitless. There is nothing before or after you. There’s only you.”
GAWD… I can’t stop replaying those words in my head, and yes I know deep down that they were spoken to ME. I will love you forever and ever and now I know—fairy tales do come true!!!
Yours forever and always,
About the Author
Samantha Towle began her first novel in 2008 while on maternity leave. She completed the manuscript five months later and hasn’t stopped writing since. She is the author of The Mighty Storm, The Bringer and the Alexandra Jones series, all penned to tunes of The Killers, Kings of Leon, Adele, The Doors, Oasis, Fleetwood Mac, and more of her favourite musicians. A native of Hull and a graduate of Salford University, she lives with her husband, Craig, in East Yorkshire with their son and daughter.
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