Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Blog Tour Stop: Bitter Sweet Love by R.C. Stephens

Title: Bitter Sweet Love
Author: R.C. Stephens
Release Date: Jan 18, 2015
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After enduring an abusive childhood and having her heart broken by the only boy she trusts, Alexis White vows to never let anyone hurt her again. She's left her troubled past behind and starts a new life at college. For the past seven years, her social calendar has been filled with frat parties, drinking, and meaningless sexual hook-ups. Until one night she unexpectedly gets saved by a tall, dark, and handsome French foreigner, Luc Blanchard. He's charming, sophisticated, and very interested in Lexi, who has presented herself as a challenge when she tells him relationships aren't her thing.
She finds herself sucked in by his own intriguing past. But everything changes when Dylan Priestley, the gorgeous boy who broke her heart and shattered her faith in friendship and love, suddenly shows up in her life again while back home on a visit. Dylan doesn't hide his feelings for Lexi, but she can't forgive or forget being betrayed by the one person she ever truly loved.
Despite the pain Dylan's caused her, Lexi is once again drawn to the blue-eyed-boy-next-door. Will Lexi choose the man who seems perfect but hides a dark side or the boy who smashed her heart into pieces so many years ago?
Warning: this Book Ends in a cliffhanger. This is book one of a trilogy. Release dates will be held close together.
All proceeds from Jan 18 – Feb 1 will be donated to the SickKids Foundation

3.5 Stars
Can I just say this book is filled with pure angst. And I loved it. 

Alexis White is one hot mess. Her heart has been broken by the one boy she grew up with and loved. She's broken and burned from her past and she vows to take charge of her own life--doing whatever the hell she wants.That means hooking up (and OMG did she ever!), drinking and just living her life.

She then meets hot Frenchman, Luc. On the surface, he's handsome, rich and willing to give Lexi anything she wants. But her friends and sister have a different feeling about him--the vibe is not good. But of course, Lexi is living her life and wants Luc in it. That's until, the boy from her past comes back.

Seven years may have past, by Dylan has never forgotten Lexi. And Lexi hasn't forgotten about him. The chemistry and love is still there after all these years, but Lexi doesn't want to go down that road (or at least tries).

As she is trying to figure out her life between both men, Lexi ends up deep with Luc. While everyone is trying to tell her not to. Bitter Sweet Love takes you on a suspenseful ride of who these and ends up with that (already warned!) cliffhanger!

Excited to know how this story works out between these characters in the next installments.  

January 2013
Have you ever been at such a low point in your life when you saw the light to the other side? I thought it was something that people experienced when they were old and gray and had lived a life full of hopes, dreams, accomplishments, and family. I never thought that the angel would come for me at twenty-five. It’s my birthday.

It’s also the day I die.

She’s here. I can see the light around her and feel the warmth of her presence, amber liquid pouring too quickly over my head. The heat flows between my legs.

What’s happening? So much blood leaves my body. I can’t feel pain. I see only light and crimson. This is my end, but I’m not ready. I have so many things left unfinished, so many mistakes to correct. This is all my fault. The baby will die and I did this.

He will never forgive me. I need to see him one more time. I need to tell him the truth. He needs to understand what happened. I thought life would be different. I thought I had more time. If only I had more time.

My life can’t end like this.

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R.C. Stephens was born in Toronto, Canada. She graduated from York University with a Master’s Degree in Political Science.

Her debut Novel Bitter Sweet Love is book one of the Twisted Trilogy. Followed by Twisted Love and Sweet Love Forever.

R.C. is an avid reader, so when she isn’t cooking for her clan or on her laptop writing, she’s snuggled tight with her Kindle devouring any romance novel she can. Okay, with the exception of Thursday nights. She makes time for Scandal and Vampire Diaries. She’s a fan of drama and suspense but she’s also a sucker for a happy ending.

Her husband was her first teenage love. They live together with their three children in Toronto. Loving Canadian winters she could never think of living anywhere else.

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