and pushed, at his insistence, into the arms of his best friend, Cord, she’s
uncertain what the future holds. She loves her husband, regardless of his
addiction, but she also loves his best friend. At odds with everything she
believed to be her traditional reality, she flees the only home she’s ever
reluctant betrayal of Austin after losing the woman they both love. He takes
charge, dragging Austin back from the edge of oblivion, only to find himself
plunged deeper into a life of heartache.
truths, but consider the sacrifices necessary to save his marriage and his
friendship with Cord.
establish their future as one.
“You’re wasting your time fighting it.”
you? Stop shoving me at your wife!”
stood in the doorway, eyes wide, frozen in place, clutching a white frosted
cake heaped with strawberries.
table, her steps faltering, and fled to the kitchen.
the table. “Enjoy your fucking cake. I’m out of here.”
opened his big mouth, but Cord was done talking to him. Reasoning with Austin
was like trying to discuss physics with a chimp. “ , Austin.”
“Ember, I didn’t mean—”
dashed away a tear.
not okay. I don’t know what Austin told you—”
fucking knew her husband was messing with him? It didn’t make any sense. “ is he doing this?”
in his head…”shrugged. “He’s Austin. Once he gets something
expect to gain from this? He’s just making an uncomfortable situation worse.”
there. He thinks if we put everything out in the open the guilt will go away.
He thinks it’s best to deal with it.”
place in whatever position he wanted.
can’t pretend to understand what he’s going through. Or you, for that matter.”
thoughts of her husband vanished as he focused on the ‘f’ word, for his sins.
“What you feeling?”
betraying her show of bravado. “Here. It hurts. I don’t know how to make it
“When I’m near you, my heart beats so fast I’m afraid it’ll explode. But I know
I can’t… I can’t express what’s inside of me. Then this unbearable ache takes
hold. It just…hurts.”
Her novels from the darkly compelling Surrender Trilogy were iBooks
Bestsellers and her work has been featured in USA Today. In 2015 she was
the winner of The Best of Bucks Award and she has been nominated as Best Author
in the Happenings Magazine two years running [2015 & 2016]. She is a four
time nominee for the prestigious RONE Award. Her books are
intellectual, emotional, haunting, always centered around love.
husband of many years and numerous pets. She has written for many years and
after reading an erotic romance, quite by mistake, decided to try her hand at
penning one. A bestselling Amazon author, she has now published three series
and several stand alones in contemporary, sci fi, fantasy and suspense
genres. Allyson will write until whatever is inside is satisfied, until
the heroes man up and the heroines get what they deserves. Love isn’t always
sweet, and Allyson favours the darker side of romance.