A New Adult novel from Erin McCarthy, the USA Today bestselling author of True. Jessica Sweet thought going away to college would finally make her free of her parentsa constant judgments and insistence she play chastity club role model for their church events, but if anything, the freedom has made her realize she canat go home and be a hypocrite anymore. Tired of dodging their questions, she stays at school over the summer and lands in an unexpected crash pad: Riley Mannas house. Sarcastic, cocky, and full of opinions, Riley is also sexy personified with tattoos and biceps earned from working as a roofer all day. Not the right guy for her even if Jessica was looking for a relationship, which she is definitely not. But Jessica knows that Riley hides the burden of having to raise his younger brothers behind that grin and as she helps him get his house in order for a custody hearing, they begin to fall hard for each other, and she is forced to question what sheas hiding herself. Jessica has never had a problem getting naked with a guy, but when it comes to showing Riley how she truly feels inside, her fear of rejection may just ruin the best thingathe best guyato ever happen to herabBut a peek under the corner of the carpet showed hardwood floors under there. ... aweird little camaraderie, and Ienvied themfor having the freedom towrite ona piece offurniture in permanent marker if they ... aYou could have sex with him.
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2013-10-15|