Hey y’all and welcome to my stop on the Nearly Broken tour hosted by AToMR Tours. Today I have a guest post and giveaway for you as well as a link to the tour master schedule so you can see what everyone else has for you this week. Just click here to see the schedule. Happy Monday to you and thanks for stopping by my blog 🙂
We’d both gone missing at one point, but Claire had one thing I didn’t. Someone to notice. So why was I the one still here and she the one still gone?
Nineteen year old Megan Smith has spent the past year working in a small town diner in the middle of nowhere. Life is quiet, simple, safe. Then comes the news that her look-a-like has gone missing.
Still damaged both physically and mentally, Megan’s not looking to be noticed. Wherever she goes from here, it’s a road she needs to take alone. But when Nickolas Ellis takes the job as the new nightshift cook, it scares her how easily her defenses crumble down, down, down for him. But there are secrets she can’t bear to share with just anyone, unspeakable acts that continue to haunt, and when the similarities of Claire’s abduction couples with the fear of an unwanted visitor in town, the urge to run before it all happens again intensifies, threatening the only happiness Megan’s ever found.
New Adult Romantic Suspense / Realistic Fiction
Recommended for 17+ for mature and disturbing situations, language and sexual content
Oh, Megan, Megan, Megan. I really do rip her through the ringer in this novel, and for that I apologize to her, even if she is fictional (though there are many Megans like her still lost in the world). She went missing but managed to escape with her life, but didn’t escape entirely intact – not physically, not mentally. She had no family to turn to, so after spending time in a women’s shelter to recover, she hopped a bus and left L.A. until she came across a small town in Oregon, where she’s now waiting tables every night in a diner. She hates the night, and she hates being alone in it, so a night job that has her interacting with very few people is just perfect for her.
She’s beautiful, but tries to hide it by never wearing makeup, always tying her hair up in a messy knot, and wearing loose clothing to conceal the sexy curves she once used to draw men to her. But not anymore. Now she just wants to be left alone and thwarts the advances of the few still trying. But then she meets Nick, and though she doesn’t know it, something about him is about to turn her world upside down and inside out.
Who would I cast? Yowzers. It’s really hard to put a face to this role, because of what she has to go through before the novel’s over, but the best fit I could think of would be a dolled-down version of Odette Yustman (like how she’s seen in this photo).
I’m a mom, wife, a lover and a fighter, coffee addict, wicked knitster, Microbiologist, baker of fine yummy treats, and someone who will fight you to death for that last twinkie bag of M&Ms during the zombie-apocalypse. Seriously, my addiction is that important to me. Oh yeah, and writing is cool too!
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