A woman who hit the lowest point in her life and fought her way back to the top.
Twenty four year-old Kieran Stone, the country's number 1 swimmer, has loved one woman all his life - only to have that love unreturned. He has resigned himself to the reality that when it comes to love, he will never be someone's first choice.
Twenty three year-old Brynn Tanner, sister to the country's number 2 swimmer Milo Tanner, has emerged from her own battle and won the fight. But to Milo, she remains his little sister.
Here's the thing about fate - it can be a cruel master.
When Kieran and Brynn are brought together by an unlikely circumstance, it sparks an attraction that neither of them are prepared for, but neither of them can control.
Three fragile hearts. Two fierce rivals. One woman forced to make a choice.
How do you choose between the one you would fight for and the one you once lived for?
Slambook with Kieran
WHO AM I?
Hi! My name is Kieran Stone. Born in 01/01/1989 and I swim for the U.S. Team for a living.
Let’s get to know you better
Tell us your favorite:
Song: Symphony No. 40 in G minor – Mozart
Movie/ TV Show: Anything on National Geographic
Food: Oatmeal cookies
Cartoon Character: Captain America
Let’s dig deep
Describe your fashion style: Laid back, jeans and shirt
Describe your daily routine: Practice, practice, eat, practice, sleep
3 major things you can’t live without? The pool, gold medals, Brynn
If there is one thing you could change about yourself, what would it be and why? None
What is your worst habit? None
Greatest fear in life? Not doing my best
Most likely to be arrested? Never
If there is one person you could bring back from the dead, who would it be and why? Oscar Wilde – to let him know that I recognized his works, even when he guised them as Jane Wilde’s and used a pseudonym Speranza.
One of your most embarrassing moment? My suit had a gaping hole in the ass at the Dubai World Championships
Greatest regret so far? None
Greatest achievement in life? Everything I do
Let’s talk dirty
Lights on or lights off? ON
Sexiest part of your body? EVERYTHING
Kinkiest thing you’ve ever done? Ask Brynn. It may involve a room at a club.
I advanced on her, inched closer, until she was leaning against her car. I slowly grabbed a fistful of her silky strands ofhair and she turned her gaze on me. She bit her lip and that action just undid me. “I’ll be there for breakfast tomorrow. But right now, I think I need something else.”
Her breath hitched and her bottom lip started quivering slightly. She was nervous. If Brynn played poker, this would be her tell. “What do you need?”
“I need a kiss to go,” I said quickly before I covered her mouth with mine. God, she tasted good. She tasted minty, fresh, and all woman. Her vanilla scent assailed me.
For weeks, I’ve been wondering what she tasted like. Every time she took a sip of that hot cocoa that she liked so much, I found myself wanting to be the lid of the cup. When she smiled and lowered her eyelashes, it hit me straight in the gut, and there were numerous times that I went home and became very friendly with my fists. We didn’t talk during the day, and when she was off work, I wanted her to make the first move and ask about hanging out with me. She never did. She spent a lot of time with her brother, and I didn’t want to impose on their time. Plus, Milo and I didn’t get along. So, I waited for her to make the first step. I still had a difficult time accepting the fact that she was Milo’s sister, but her presence made me forget that she was. I knew I would have to deal with the fact that she was his sister, and one day, if we became something more, I’d have no choice but to let him know about us. Just for now, though, I wanted to feel her lips against mine. She licked her lips that were oh-so-soft and I wanted more. I didn’t just want a kiss to go. I wanted to kiss her in a way that she would ask me to stay.
“What are we doing Kieran?” she asked huskily, slightlypulling away.
I pressed my mouth against hers and ran my tongue over her bottom lip. “We’re meeting up for breakfast.”
About the Author
(Amazon Best Selling Author of Love Unexpected & love Unmatched)
Anne Leigh is a 30-something-year-old who refuses to let the calendar dictate her age. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Biology and a Master's degree in Nursing. She likes to write about strong women and equally strong guys who grapple with their emotions when faced with something as intangible as love.
She lives in Los Angeles with her husband. With her crazy schedule, she gets frustrated at L.A. traffic and needs an escape to keep her sanity, which her characters provide.
She did not think of publishing her stories and when she finally did, she's truly appreciative of every, single person who found the time to let her characters become parts of their world.
She appreciates all the readers who leave kind comments/reviews on where they purchased the book because without them, all her stories would remain locked up in her computer.