After Emma Fletcher is viciously attacked and left for dead, she flees to her old childhood hometown where she’s confronted with bitter memories of her damaged past and alcoholic mother. Emma is determined to make her stay temporary and get out with minimal emotional damage. What she doesn’t count on is Tristan Banks: auto mechanic, coffee addict, and town hottie with dark secrets of his own.
Tristan’s track record of saving girls has historically led to failure. The last thing he needs is trouble in the form of a leggy brunette with an attitude, but when he starts to fall for Emma, Tristan realizes the only way he can save her is to help her save herself.
L.D. Crichton is the author of the only official fan fictions for both One Direction and Emblem3, commissioned by Sony Music Entertainment and Faculty Management Group. Crichton has over 7.5 million combined reads on Wattpad and her work has been featured in Publisher’s Weekly, the Daily Dot, Marketing magazine, Just Jared, VentureBeat, and Contently. She lives in Alberta, Canada.
This book was an ok read. Parts of it were very VERY cliched, but the romance was pretty solid. It was also very predictable. The start of the book was pretty fast paced and will get you interested in the story. I loved the dual POVs from Emma and Tristen. However, I wish that Tristen's POV would have had slightly less manwhorish content. Parts of the way the guys talk just make them less likable. All the characters felt like they were running away from something. I liked how we didn't get all of the pieces up front, and we got to learn about each character a little at a time throughout the story. I really liked Emma and how she began to not only trust herself more but also those around her.
Although this book was not perfect, it was pretty good.
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