Blog Tour: SHATTERED by C.C. Brown
When it rains it pours….
Hard-nosed and self-reliant Dallis O’Brien has had her fair share of devastation. Her father’s tragic accident sparked what seemed like a domino effect of heartbreak and loss. Unable to shake the fear of enduring any more pain, she builds walls around her heart, hoping to heal on her own.
Dallis’ road to recovery is disrupted when she meets Grayson Rivera, a tattooed, coffee shop owner who, by appearances alone, isn’t her typical match. Stubborn and hesitant to let him in, Dallis finally succumbs to Grayson’s persistence, where he challenges her to face her loss while also having the walls of her heart broken down.
With Grayson’s assistance, Dallis must decide if she is willing to learn how to be weak in order to be strong.
No Hurry – Zac Brown Band
In The Arms of An Angel – Sarah Mclachlan
Tears In Heaven – Eric Clapton
Harder to Breathe – Maroon 5
Over You – Chris Daughtry
Fighter – Christina Aguilera
Waiting on the Sun – Sixpence None The Richer
Paralyzer – Finger Eleven
Disappear – Hoobastank
You Shouldn’t Kiss Me Like This – Toby Keith
Unwritten – Natasha Beddingfield
Like A Star – Corrine Bailey Rae
Rockstar – Nickelback
All Summer Long – Kid Rock
Nothing Else Matters – Metallica
November Rain – Guns N Roses
Something in the Way – Nirvana
Interstate Love Song – Stone Temple Pilots
I Can’t Stop Loving You – Bryan Adams
Broken – Seether ft Amy Lee
Better Days – Goo Goo Dolls
Dawn’s Review 4 Stars
Wow! This one starts out with some serious heartbreak! Not only does Dallis have to deal with one tragedy in her life, she is handed one right at the beginning that is just as awful! My heart broke for her pain. Add to that her d-bag of a boyfriend, I wanted to reach through and give the girl a hug!
After Dallis’s latest tragedy, she begins to pull into herself and doesn’t truly allow herself to grieve. She has an amazing support system with her best friend but that’s not enough to really pull her out of her grief. Then she meets Grayson. Mmmm, Grayson aka Barista Boy, is quite lovely and has such a huge heart. I loved his sweet personality and how he pushes Dallis to let go and grieve.
There are lots of hot and steamy moments in this book along with the sweet and the pain. I loved the setting in Seattle and the supporting characters who added nicely to the story without taking over. This is a wonderful story of learning how to let go of what doesn’t work for you in relationships, in emotions, and how to move forward. Definitely one to read!
ARC provided by author for honest review.
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I love to write, even if it isn’t what is conventional and makes everyone feel giddy inside. I usually pull from dreams, or ideas that just thrust themselves into my head. I have what some would describe as a dry sense of humor, and I think its conveyed in my writing. I like to think I am a kick ass chick, but I can also be sensitive. I’m learning to grow thick skin, and in this field, it is definitely needed!
I won’t put anything out that I am not absolutely proud of, but like E.L. James said, “I can’t own people’s reactions to it.” Thanks for reading my work… I do appreciate it!
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