Here it is . . . *Teaser Alert*
I promised all of you awesome literary beauties an epic teaser when my author page on Facebook hit 1,000 likes. Well, I’m at 1,003 so . . . here goes everything; a piece of Chapter Two from “Reckless Abandon.” I hope you’re as excited as I am.
I didn’t know a look was something you’d never want to see again; until I saw that one. Fear, heartbreak, and anger shattered her beautiful eyes into despair and betrayal.
All hope drained from me as I dug my knees into the carpet of that hotel room, begging her understanding – her forgiveness. I don’t blame her for pushing me across the room, or beating my chest until her fists couldn’t take it anymore. In fact, I wish she’d done more – it’s the only thing I deserved.
While the pieces of that horrible puzzle were scattered around us the entire time, inching their way in to place one day, one moment, at a time, the whole thing was completed too late – we’d promised forever. Ha, I actually thought “forever” would be enough as I stared at her in that hotel room. She’d already left, though, even though her body stood at broken attention in front of me. The “no vacancy” sign blinked painfully through her eyes until it popped, hissed, and went dark.
My head presses against the pillow with the force of my regret behind it. I should have been honest with her from the beginning, but falling in love so quickly rendered me mute. Yes, in an instant I fell in love with her; the very instant I met her eyes when I was on stage for my first show at Finnegan’s. When I called out “Monica and Ember,” that night, and saw she was one of them, I knew I was done for. My heart stopped at the sight of her, and started again when she sang her first note, leaving me no choice but to jump without a parachute into her emerald eyes.
I try to shake my thoughts free. When they don’t oblige, I drown them in one long conversation with Jack Daniels. With one more swig, I’m transported outside my personal hell and can see myself from the outside. Pathetic, worthless, fuck-up.
There you have it. “Reckless Abandon” includes chapters (yes plural) from Bo’s POV. I can’t wait to share the book with you all!!