story of love and heartache proving that life is not always fair, but it’s
worth the pain to get the moments you’ll treasure forever.
From the very first moment I laid eyes on him, I knew my heart was his for the
taking. He was the boy who filled me with butterflies and made my palms turn
clammy at the mere sight of him.
There was only one problem… he was my best friend’s older brother.
It’s been eight years since I’ve last seen him, and I refuse to live another
day without telling him the truth. So here I stand, taking my last chance to
get him to notice me, my last chance to see if he feels the same way.
I need to know if he is just a fantasy, or if he could be my reality…
Before my reality changes forever.
I never wanted a girlfriend; I was burned by love and vowed to never go down
that road again. But when the beautiful girl I’ve known practically my entire
life snuck her way into my arms there was something that changed in me. I
wanted to be with her, next to her. Just simply kissing her lips made my life
Now I have one mission.
To make hers complete, too.
Romance novels, some more dirty than others. When Lauren isn’t writing, you’ll
find her listening to music, at her local CrossFit, reading, or at the baseball
field with her boys. Her only vice is coffee, and she swears it makes her a
Lauren is a graduate from the Academy of Art in San Francisco and is the
founder and co-owner of the community magazine she and her husband publish. She
lives in Northern California with her husband and two sons.