Holding On

For five years Becca has been struggling to hide her feelings for her best friend, Brad. Now she finally has a chance to move on. She’s in a new city, she’s attending a new school, and she’s met the first guy besides Brad who’s held her attention in a long time. Not only is Ethan attractive, he’s an amazing tennis player, and he might just be Becca’s match on and off the courts.

Brad has loved Becca for as long as he can remember. Now that Becca’s family has moved two thousand miles away, Brad may finally be ready to lay his heart on the line and do whatever it takes to hold on to Becca.

But is Brad too late? Or will Ethan’s secret drive Becca back into Brad’s arms? Torn between her love for Brad and the promise of something new and exciting with Ethan, Becca has an almost impossible choice to make, the choice between letting go or holding on.

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Unglued

“Look in your heart Becca and tell me that you don’t love me and I will walk away but I need for you to say the words cuz I know that deep down you love me as much as I love you .“

Becca’s life has always been complicated when it’s come to choosing between the love of her life and her best friend. Her decision was simple in the end: she chose to keep them both in her life. That is, until Ethan is offered a job on another continent. Does Becca move on in her life with Ethan or is she unable to give up Brad once and for all? The decision is made for her but once she realizes that the wrong decision was made she attempts to right it.

Then tragedy strikes close to home. Will Becca finally realize who was meant to be standing by her side or will she come completely Unglued?

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Weakness

“I promise to love you until the day I die. I’ve loved you since the moment I laid eyes on you, and I’ve never stopped loving you. That’s what I can promise you, that’s all I can promise you.”

Ethan fell in love with Becca fast and he fell hard. When he walked away he was sure that he lost her. When Natalie died, he was given a second chance. When he found out Becca was pregnant, his life took on a whole new meaning. But life isn’t as perfect as it seems.

Even though Ethan has always been honest with Becca, there is one thing that he’s never told her. His secret comes to light as the final chapter of their story is told through Ethan’s eyes.

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Flawed Reality

Flawed Reality Rachael Brownell

Flawed Reality: a situation that is imperfect, altering ones perception of what is actually happening

My reality was flawed from the beginning. I saw things one way, the way I wanted to see them, but they were never as I envisioned. I was blinded by so much that fantasy and reality started to blur together.

Sometimes I feel like I’ve wasted an entire part of my life waiting on Becca. Other times I feel like it was all worth it. That, in the end, the way things worked out was the universe’s way of allowing me to find the path which would lead me to where I would end up, to who I would end up with.

Who would have guessed my life would come full circle? I sure as hell wouldn’t have. Even when I look back now, I still have no idea how I got so damn lucky. I was such as ass back in the day. I was selfish. I didn’t care if I hurt other people as long as I got what I wanted. Then, when I didn’t get what I wanted, I got angry. I suppressed my anger, got drunk and liked to fight.

Like I said, I was an ass. A Grade-A jerk. I deserved to be alone. I deserved to be miserable. I caused misery. Not because I wanted others to be miserable like I was but because it was all I knew. I was desperate for what I couldn’t have, for who I couldn’t be with.

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