Saturday, July 18, 2015

One Winter by Natalie-Nicole Bates


One 

Winter - Cover

ONE WINTER
by Natalie-Nicole Bates
 GENRE – Contemporary Romance

SYNOPSIS

After her mother’s sudden death,
Rory Lane is home again.
It has been fifteen years since she escaped Mount Pleasant
and everyone and everything in it.
Now she must oversee the closing of her mother’s affairs.
The only bright spot is Rory’s blossoming friendship
with boarder CJ Rausch.
Rory senses that CJ just might be her soul mate,
but the handsome excavator is somewhat of a standoffish loner.
After an unthinkable event,
Rory’s life spins out of control,
and she must deal not only with her grasping,
selfish sister, but also a manipulative, wannabe suitor.
CJ offers Rory a way out, but at what price?

Beware: 
Everyone has secrets in Mount Pleasant…And they enjoy them!



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AMAZON KINDLE UK 

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EXCERPT


Looking into the mirror, he wondered what Rory
saw when he took off his sunglasses. 
Her initial reaction had been similar to most people
when they saw his eyes for the first time. 

As a child, he was viciously teased for having what the kids called “vampire eyes.” They were eyes he would never have wished for, but inherited from his mother. His eyes were so green and sensitive they hurt when exposed to bright sunlight without sunglasses, further purporting the rumor he wasn’t really human, but some kind of vampire or creature from space. But he was a man, pure and simple. The blood running through his veins was red like everyone else. 

All he wanted was to find a nice comfortable life and enjoy it to the maximum, and if he could find someone special enough to share it with, so much the better. But with this want came a nagging fear. Having lost his mother so early in life and sharing a distant, even guarded relationship with his father, he wasn’t sure he knew how to love anyone in the way they needed and deserved. It wasn’t because he was cold or cruel; he honestly didn’t know how to express his emotions, and that scared him. 

How could you sustain a relationship if you didn’t know how to make someone happy, or live up to their expectations of you? His parents barely tolerated each other’s presence until they divorced. Even though he was young at the time, it stuck firmly in his memory how unhappy they really were, and how they made every effort to make each other as miserable as possible, before they finally separated.


MEET THE AUTHOR


Natalie-Nicole Bates is a book reviewer and author.
Her passions in life include books and hockey
along with Victorian and Edwardian era photography
and antique poison bottles.
Natalie contributes her uncharacteristic love
of hockey to being born in Russia.
She currently resides in the UK
where she is working on her next book and
adding to her collection of 19th century post-mortem photos.


WHERE TO FIND HER



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