we were ten, he treated me like a friend.
were eighteen, he wanted nothing to do with me.
that we are twenty-two, he longs to claim every single inch of me.
And I, a
reckless girl, who loved too hard.
we had was special.
I was his
serenity and he my protector.
consumed by my love…
also took advantage of it…
broken my heart–left me hanging for years.
want to hate him, I really do.
am I kidding?
can deny Drake Davenport.
hide from the almighty DOOMSDAY.
he is a fighter.
like me, he loves hard.
loses and he will fight as hard as he can if it means winning me back.
with the key fob on the way.
inside, I heard the
the same hand wrapped round my arm and
whirled me around and
eyes focused on mine, pink lips so close I felt my belly
His hands went outside my head, pressing
good, so good, sweet pine, sweet earth. His jaw was
forehead, breathing deeply through his
to fucking save you from me, Jenny.”
need you to save me from you.” My breathing
hell do you need to be friends with a guy like me
“I don’t know. I guess I don’t have to. I just… want
brought one hand down, roughly running it over his
me, frustrated, but like me, he
that you want, huh?” he bit through clenched teeth.
want me to talk sweet to you? Is that it?
about how I’m actually a
questions were rhetorical, but they spoke to me. There was
He was opening up and he didn’t even realize
his face straightened, and he moved in closer, pressing
belly. I stilled when his hands came to my face
eyes on his.
shallow, I watched as his eyes narrowed. He studied me
like I was some intricate masterpiece
masterpiece that is too
torment and confliction from the previous week ran
hated this, but liked it just a tad bit
breathed. “Fuck, Jenny.”
finally spoke, my voice hardly a whisper.
just said is
creates authentic romantic stories that, may or may not, make you question what
a “Happily Ever After” truly is. After hitting the New York Times and USA Today
bestsellers list at the mere age of nineteen, Shanora ventured further into the
creative writing world, working even harder to create unique and memorable
romances for all to enjoy.
currently resides in Waxhaw, North Carolina and is the mother of one amazing
boy, in love with her devoted man, and a sister to eleven.
she isn’t writing, she’s spending time with her family, binge reading, or
running marathons on Netflix while scarfing down anything sweet and salty.