Broken Girl Synopsis:
My name is ROSE NEWTON, and I sell my body on the streets of San Francisco. I’m what you call society’s dirty little secret. On the outside, I’m in control, the woman who makes her own rules and gives nothing away for free. Inside, I’m broken and numb. Torn and shattered by my past, my life is nothing more than the lost fragments of what’s left of me. SHANE WEST represents everything that’s foreign to me. He’s brave, kind, funny, gorgeous and persistent. When fate brings us face to face, an undeniable attraction blazes between us. He becomes the constant I’ve never had and the only man I’ll ever trust. There is nothing simple about falling in love when you’re keeping a secret like mine. *Reader’s discretion advised. Certain content might not be suitable for some readers.
Rosalie has had a hard life, beaten by her mother constantly told she wasn’t wanted, then sexually abused by her friend’s father at the age of 9. She had it tough thrown out of her home at the age of 16 she tried to make it but just couldn’t. She took to the streets selling her soul so she could eat and keep a roof over her head. Her and another hooker, Sybil became friends and roommates she treasures it until one day tragedy strikes.
Shane saw her ad pushed her for a friendship and he succeeded they met every Monday for lunch and every Thursday for laundry. Rose enjoyed the friendship but got scared of her feelings toward Shane she decided to back off not to mention he didn’t know what she truly did for a living. Then he tries to be there for her after Cybil’s downfall and she pushes him away.
This is a beautifully written story of letting go of your demons learning to trust again and falling in love. Gretchen tore my heart out with this book it was so well written I’m giving it 5 bright shiny stars and a big recommendation to read this book!
Gretchen de la O Bio:
Gretchen de la O, is a writer of romantically unique stories. A proclaimed positive energy infuser by people who know her, she finds joy in helping those around her discover their creative process. Gretchen is a firm believer that anything is possible if you set your mind to it; and what you expect out of life, always finds a way of showing up. She’s authentic in her dedication to her own creative process, finds strength in her spirituality, and is always looking for the bright spot in every situation.
Gretchen released her first novel, Almost Eighteen in September of 2011, the first in a three book new adult student/teacher romance, The Wilson Mooney Series. In November of 2012, she followed with book two, Eighteen at Last, and concluded the series with Beyond Eighteen in October, 2013. Her Fourth novel, PROTOTYPE, a romantic suspense, the first book in the Possession Series was released in October 2014. BROKEN GIRL, Gretchen’s fifth novel, is a standalone contemporary romance slated to be released April 29th, 2016. Please visit Gretchen at www.gretchendelao.com.