blended together making it hard to focus on one thing. I blinked a few times
and just like that…
saw her face.
if she was standing right in front of me.
felt my lips curl up slightly at the vision as I reached out for her. Wanting
to touch her, needing to hold her, yearning to kiss her. Craving, God, craving
to fucking love her.
sorry,” I murmured out loud to no one but the illusion of my drug-infested
mind. “I’m so fucking sorry,” I repeated repentantly, longing for her to
for her to love me again like she used to.
don’t know how long I sat there, staring at her beautiful face before my eyes,
subconsciously rubbing the tattooed key that was placed over my heart. I
couldn’t take it anymore, and the desire won over the haze.
was too powerful.
was too vivid.
grabbed my phone. “Baby,” I said into the speaker. The ringing quickly
followed, going straight to voicemail. I hung up and tried again. “Baby,” I
urged with desperation in my tone.
tried again and again and again.
would try until the end of time if that’s what it took for her to answer.
talk to me.
just seemed to standstill, as my life slowly played out in front of me. Trying
to balance in between the light and the darkness when all I could see was gray.
she screamed into the phone, finally answering after I don’t know how many
failed attempts. “What the hell do you want now?”
cielo.” I breathed a sigh of relief.
ignored my term of endearment. I hadn’t called her that in such a long time.
do you want, Austin? Why are you calling me? We’re over! I can’t do this
my eyes and let my mind wonder, allowing it to go to another place in time
where she didn’t hate me.
remember the first time I made you smile,” I chuckled, as if it had just
nerves were on fire. The mere sound of her breathing through the phone was too
intense for me. I licked my lips, my mouth suddenly dry.
remember when you used to smile just for me. Do you remember, baby? Do you
remember what my love feels like?”
heard her faintly breathing.
you remember my hands on you? My lips? My tongue? The first time I made you
come with my mouth? Do you remember all the times since? Tell me I’m not
forgotten. Tell me you remember, baby.”
love you, Briggs. I love you so fucking much. You’re killing me, don’t you see
that? I’m dying without you.”
Austin. You were dying with me,” she rasped, knowing that it killed her to say
first time I saw your face, I thought to myself, damn, this beautiful girl is
goin’ to be the death of me. You were perfect in every way. I was a cocky son
of a bitch who needed you then, as much as I need you now.”
had a dream about you, baby. I always fucking dream about you. In my dream you
had a ring on your finger. A ring I put there. You belonged to me. Only mine.
Forever fucking mine. You were pregnant, Briggs. You looked so goddamn happy. I
saw light at the end of the tunnel for the first time in years.”
sniffled into the phone.
made love to you. Slow, just the way you love. Taking my time to touch every
last inch of your body. Memorizing every last bit of you. Making you come until
you begged me to stop. I didn’t.”
can’t—” she tried to interject, but I didn’t let up.
kissed your stomach. Our baby. Letting my lips linger there, whispering sweet
lullabies, letting her know daddy will always be there. Baby, it was so real.
For a second I gave you the one thing you so desperately wanted, the one thing
I can’t give you.”
WARNING: Tissues needed, a new box for sure!!!
When you think about love at first sight, most people will say it is not possible. Austin and Briggs will prove then wrong in every way possible. When you take a boy who never feels like he fits in and put him with a girl that blames herself for everything wrong with her life, you are going to get an explosive love story to end all love stories.
The epic roller coaster ride of this relationship takes your heart on a journey of love and hate, forgiveness and regret. M Robinson will rip your heart out and stomp on it with everything you never thought possible in one book. There are parts that will have you questioning your morals, questioning your sense of family, and asking yourself if you were in that position, what would you do?
I don’t think I have cried so much while reading a book in so long, or ever for that matter. I wanted to hug and hurt Ms. Robinson at the same time. If I could give this 10 stars, I would in a heartbeat.
I don’t even know where to begin with this book, Briggs aka Daisy is torn from the only life she’s ever known at the young age of 6. She feels responsible for what happened to her family. She’s moved across the country with an uncle she’s never met and he offers her no comfort through her hard times, he cold right down to his eyes.
Austin grew up the complete opposite from her, he had friends, family and money but ever felt like he fit in with his group and no one ever realized his inner battle he had with himself. He’s an artist and that’s what he wants to do but his father threatens to cut him off if he goes in that direction. He spirals down the rabbit hole leaving home vowing never to return. When he sees Briggs across the room he’s taken with her and after a few minutes of conversation she’s gone. He spends the next year somewhat looking for her and when they meet up again the sparks fly! These two have a connection like no other!
This book will take your emotions on a serious roller coaster ride, strap in and hold on tight and don’t forget to bring your tissues! M. Robinson wrote her heart out on this story and it will tear your heart out too! 5 shiny stars for this and a must buy this book and add it to your collection!
VIP Trilogy, Tempting Bad, Two Sides Gianna, and The Good Ol’ Boys series. M.
Robinson loves to read. She favors anything that has angst, romance, triangles,
cheating, love, and of course sex! She has been reading since the Babysitters
Club and R.L. Stein. She was born in New Jersey but was raised in Tampa Fl. She
is married to an amazing man who she loves to pieces. They have two German
Shepherd mixes and a Tabby cat.