Matthews has been living a double life for almost a year. Now that his secret
is out, life becomes even more difficult. Shawn is learning to balance his
hectic lifestyle and carry on a relationship with the only girl that has ever
made him want one. Will he be able to overcome the many obstacles that stand
and Nicole have had a hard time adjusting to the bombshell that was dropped on
their relationship. Can they move past it without hurting each other in the
and Madison still have a demon haunting them that won’t stop until they are
ruined. Will they figure out his plans before it’s too late?
Fighting To Survive is the final book in the
Guarded Hearts Series. It will test the strength, will and love of all the characters.
This conclusion will have you laughing, crying and screaming for more.
He spins around, and before I know
it, he has backed me against the wall. He slams his hands on either side of my
head, trapping my hands with them, and then crushes his mouth to mine. I let
out a gasp of surprise and he takes advantage, slipping his tongue into my
mouth. His kiss is so frenzied and urgent, so full of need. It’s unlike
anything I have ever experienced in my life. I’m not innocent—I’ve been kissed
by plenty of guys—but never like this.
He’s taking complete control over me
and dominating every sense of my being. He pulls back a little, biting down on
my lower lip, causing me to moan with a mix of pleasure and pain. I open my
eyes to see him staring at me with such desire that my insides warm. Before I
know what’s happening, he releases my hands and speeds out the door.
I stand there, pressed against the
wall, panting from the most soul shattering and mind-altering kiss I have ever
experienced. When I finally catch my breath, I smooth out my hair and clothes,
and then make my way back to the crowd. Shawn Matthews is the kind of guy that
my dad had warned me to stay away from, but there is no way in hell that’s
I practically jump out of the car and
run to the door when we pull up to the house. Just as I’m about to turn the
knob, I feel a set of hands grab my hips and I let out a shriek. I turn my head
to the side and Shawn’s face is only an inch from mine. My heartbeat
immediately speeds up—having him this close to me with his hands where they are
“What if we give this a try and it
doesn’t work?” he whispers in my ear, his hot breath giving me goose bumps all
“What if we give it a try and it
does?” His fingers dig into my hipbones in response. I turn to face him,
wrapping my arms around his neck.
He walks me backward, presses me
against the door, and kisses me. His lips are so soft and his tongue
immediately finds its way into my mouth. He completely dominates me the same
way he had earlier. When he pulls away, I can barely catch my breath.
“Okay, let’s give it a try.”
When I look into his eyes, he gives
me a smile and then walks back to his truck. I stand there like an idiot until
he pulls away and turns the corner.
Ashley Piscitelli lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her
husband, two kids, and two dogs. On top a writing career, she is a full-time
student and a full-time mom. She loves spending time with her kids, although
she has to hide the computer from them when she is writing! She loves being
active and being outdoors, especially if it involves any kind of shopping.
She has always been passionate about writing. She loves to read
romance books and feels like being able to lose yourself in a book is one of
the more exciting aspects. The books she loves to read and write will be ones
that make you feel for the characters. Ashley believes that you should have an
opinion on every character in a book whether you love them, hate them, or think
they are up to something.
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