Eighteen-year-old Jade Reamer is a tough girl with a reputation to prove it. She loves three people and three people only: her brother, her boyfriend, and her best friend. Everyone else is irrelevant.
That is … until Reed enters the picture again.
Suddenly things start to spiral out of control and things aren’t as they seem. Life is no longer simply black and white, love versus hate. Suddenly, it’s hard to figure out which of those four letter words is true.
Especially when she can’t look away from those devil eyes.
I love you. I hate you. I love you. I hate you. Which is it? I don’t even know anymore.
Well, let’s find out.
This 15,000 word novella contains coarse language, angst-driven young adults, and a lot of pent-up frustration.
Oh yeah. Plus love and a little bit of hate.
Life as a new author…
Today, Wednesday and Thursday there is a blitz of Those Four Letter Words! So over the next few days you will get TFLW-related posts 🙂 Right now you can enter the giveaway to win an ebook copy or bookmarks.
Read below for an excerpt of TFLW.
As soon as I woke up, I knew something was wrong. Something felt … off.
Lying on my back, I rubbed at the uncomfortable feeling in my chest I was experiencing, almost like indigestion. I touched my face and scowled, feeling the puffiness of my skin, then aggressively rubbed my eyes, as if that gesture alone would make the day before disappear. Sighing in defeat, I rolled my eyes at nothing in particular as I realized my life had resorted to chest pains and crying myself to sleep.
Groaning, I rolled out of bed and made my way to my dresser. I ignored the green-looking rock on the center of the dresser, and opened up the top drawer. I blindly picked out a pair of underwear and bra, then dragged myself to my closet, grabbing the first clothes I could find. I made my way sluggishly down the hallway toward the bathroom, not looking up. That was my mistake because I banged into a hard, naked chest and stumbled back.
Before my ass landed on the ground, hands roughly grabbed my elbows and prevented my misfortune; I balanced on the balls of my feet. Once I got my equilibrium back in check, I planted my feet and blinked up tiredly, only to see mocking green eyes greeting me.
“What are you doing here?” I couldn’t hide the irritation in my voice as I frowned into his face. I wrenched my body away. My fatigue, the fight with Connor the day before, followed by his indiscretions, the weird feeling in my chest, and now bumping into the devil incarnate, was not the greatest start to my day.
I looked over his body and face and gave a hard swallow. He had gotten … bigger over the years; his muscles clearly bulged underneath his smooth skin. There was no hint of the baby face he used to have. It had been replaced by raw masculinity. Not to mention the dangerous vibe he emitted, his forearms newly decorated with tattoos—with dark brown hair, almost black, cut low, and silver dog tags around his neck.
“Good morning to you too, Sweet Cheeks,” he said with a wink, his already deep voice roughened with sleep, his eyes raking my body intently. I shivered at the sound of his voice as he looked over me, then I glanced down at myself. I was only wearing a low tank top and booty shorts.
I ignored the fluttering in my stomach, rejected my reaction toward him, and scowled. I hugged my clothes with one hand to my chest and with the other stuck a middle finger in the air at him.
“Fuck off.” Then I walked around him and marched right into the bathroom, slamming the door in his face, ignoring his low chuckle.
There was no way in hell I would have anything to do with him ever again. That ship had sailed years ago and I refused to get back on. I had enough to deal with Connor as it was.
Please tell me again why my brother had to be best friends with that asshole? With him and my current jerk of a boyfriend, life was really sucking.
Hmm, what is the relationship between Jade and this green-eyed devil? He really pulled out some strong emotions from her within mere seconds.
Well, you’re going to have to wait and see 🙂
Among other things…
Those Four Letter Words is now available in paperback on Amazon.
Dealing With It, my short story ebook (technically there are two really short stories) is now FREE to download: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/345022. You can also download your free copy on iTunes and B&N.
That’s all for now! I hope you enjoyed the little teaser 🙂