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“This DEVASTATINGLY BEAUTIFUL book was a storm that I never saw coming, but one that wrecked my heart and soul in the most wonderful of ways.” ~Karen, Bookalicious Babes Blog
When I was a kid, my best friend betrayed me in the worst way possible, ripping my family to shreds in the aftermath. She ruined my life in one fell swoop, and didn’t even have the heart to warn me.
Now, nearly a decade later, I’m back in the town I grew up in, determined to make her pay.
They say revenge is a dangerous game, but I’ve never been one to play it safe. There is nothing I’ll love more than to find her weakness and use it to destroy her. The lie she told all those years ago will be her undoing.
Savannah Montgomery may be queen of the rich and entitled, but she’s about to meet her match.
Wow!!! What a read! My advice: be prepared to do nothing else until you have finished the last page! I literally finished the book within hours!
This is a friends to enemies to lovers tale! Savannah and Grayson were as close as two kids could be just realizing there may be something more when life tore them apart. As they were children who had adults in their lives that were in control, they weren’t sure what happened. Grayson felt like Savannah betrayed him in the worst way possible. She believes he abandoned her. Each endured pain that would break most people, but not these two!!!!
Years later, Grayson returns, and he is bent on revenge, making Savannah pay for what he thinks she did. Both have changed…yes, there is still a bit of the children they once were, but that is buried so deep inside of who they are now.
I liked both characters, although Grayson made it a bit harder to like him at first. He is cold and downright mean to Savannah. On the surface, she could appear to those that didn’t know her as cold and unfeeling. However, she is trying to survive. Every decision she makes and every secret she keeps is for that very survival. Grayson upends all of that. He runs hot and cold…he isn’t sure if he hates Savannah or loves her. At times, he is really cruel to her, and I hated him for it. I got angry at her for putting up with it. But, Grayson is so determined on revenge that he can’t see anything but that. These two are so evenly matched that one of them is going to break, and it was something else to see which one would do it first.
One thing I thought was unique about the book and characters was that most of them were not the stereotypical “mean” jocks and rich kids, with the exception of one character. You will know who she is not too far into the book! Most of them are supportive of Savannah, even though they aren’t quite sure how well they really know her.
There was mystery and suspense woven throughout the book which kept me interested. Clayton really did a great job of balancing the romance, the angst, and the mystery. Granted this was a somewhat dark read, but there were also glimmers of light throughout. It is a coming of age book not for the faint of heart, but I enjoyed every single moment of it.
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“You know, you might be lacking in male genitalia, but the guys’ bathroom is across the hall.”
He narrows his eyes on me, and I think I even see the corner of his mouth twitch—but that could be my mind playing tricks on me. “Funny, because the Savi I knew would turn bright red at the slightest mention of a dick.”
I cross my arms and lean back against the cool ceramic. “That girl is long gone.”
“So I’ve noticed.” He crosses the distance between us and reaches his hand out to brush the hair out of my face. “It’s a shame. She was my favorite.”
He’s so close that his scent overtakes my senses. The smell of smoke masked over by cologne, yet still him. I don’t dare to move as he brings his hand to the back of my neck and presses his forehead against mine. Even after all these years, he’s makes my whole body come alive. Every nerve ending concentrates on his touch. He remains still, his lips only millimeters from mine.
“Gray.” I whisper, but regret the nickname as soon as it comes out of my mouth.
He tenses instantly, and the energy in the room changes. His grip tightens as he pulls back, and the fire in his dark blue eyes sends fear straight through me.
“Don’t call me that,” he growls. “You don’t get to fucking call me that.”
My brows furrow. “What happened to you?”
The dark chuckle that comes from his mouth echoes around the small room. “Isn’t it obvious, Savannah?” My name is like poison on his tongue. “You happened to me. There isn’t a single thing in my life that you haven’t ruined. Broken everything that ever meant anything to me. Now, I won’t stop until I break you.”
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Kelsey Clayton is a 29-year-old mother of two from a small town in lower Delaware. Born and raised in New Jersey, she discovered her love for writing when she used it as a coping mechanism to get through hard times. Since then, she has been passionately writing novels that make people fall in love with the characters and the storylines. She writes from a mix of personal experiences and imagination. As an avid beach lover, her dream is to write an entire book with her feet in the sand.