on November 15th, 2016
Genres: Contemporary, Romance
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Soccer goalie Rachel Jameson is in her final year at Glendale College on academic and athletic scholarships. It’s quite the achievement for a young woman who grew up in a home filled with drunken abuse, who barely made it out of high school alive.
But she’s smart, dedicated, and has her eyes set on that cap and gown next spring. Nothing’s going to get in the way of a hard-fought battle for the freedom and independence she’s so desperately craved.
Until she meets Mack.
He stumbles into her world with a flirty smile and warm eyes – a man that pushes Rachel out of her comfort zone and into his arms. Their chemistry is swift and undeniable, and soon after meeting the two recognize the depth of their connection.
But an unfortunate circumstance forces the two to abandon their romance before it has truly begun. Rachel’s carefully planned life begins to shake like an unstable house of cards, and when she risks losing Mack completely, she has to decide what’s more important.
This is a bit different then my usual picks for reading. The blurb peaked my interest and I thought I would give it a go, it fell kinda in the middle for me. Some parts of the story felt forced and then others were pretty good. Rachel and Mack were an insta love story and sadly those hardly ever work for me, it’s a me not you kinda thing. I did enjoy the angst and the fact that they had to over come things to be together. I like that aspect of the story. I think Jillian’s writing will appeal to lots of people and I can’t wait to see her grow as an author. If this sounds like something you would like I encourage you to give it a go.