USA Today Bestselling Novel "No one tried to get involved with me, and I kept to myself. This was the place where everything was supposed to be safe and easy. How could Evan Mathews unravel my constant universe in just one day?" In the affluent town of Weslyn, Connecticut, where most people worry about what to be seen in and who to be seen with, Emma Thomas would rather not be seen at all. She’s more concerned with feigning perfection—pulling down her sleeves to conceal the bruises, not wanting anyone to know how far from perfect her life truly is. Without expecting it, she finds love. It challenges her to recognize her own worth―at the risk of revealing the terrible secret she’s desperate to hide. One girl’s story of life-changing love, unspeakable cruelty, and her precarious grasp of hope: Reason to Breathe is the first installment of the acclaimed Breathing Series.
About the Author Rebecca Donovan is the USA Today Bestselling Author of the highly-acclaimed New Adult trilogy, The Breathing Series. Her novels include: Reason to Breathe, Barely Breathing, and the eagerly-anticipated conclusion of the series, Out of Breath, available July 2, 2013. Rebecca is a graduate of the University of Missouri -Columbia and lives in a quiet town in Massachusetts with her son. Excited by all that makes life possible, she is a music enthusiast and is willing to try just about anything once.
Love at first sight was never so dangerous. Jack Gunnison has a problem, well, two actually, one is 5'5" and the other is a Killer. Jennifer Stewart needs a change after losing her husband, and sending her daughter off to College. Moving to the high country of Colorado to restart her life, and follow her dreams, Jenn gets more than she bargained for, when she attracts the eye of a killer. Together, Jack and Jenn must figure out his identity, before he strikes again. Mature content due to language and sex.
This book is a reflection of my struggle within these walls. I write from the perspective of a young man isolated from a human life since sixteen. However, being placed in solitary opened me to the universe within and inspired me to live, even amongst the steel bars, barb wire fences, brick walls, gun towers, and life sentences. In spite of everything, this life gives me a reason to breathe.
Written after ten years of confinement, Halim A. Flowers revisits the inspiration that he captured in the critically acclaimed "A Reason To Breathe". In this second volume, the author continues to paint poetic portraits with his words of love, hope, gratitude, compassion, and forgiveness. In this collection of prose, readers are sure to be left breathless, but simultaneously full of a purpose to breathe.
"No one tried to get involved with me, and I kept to myself. This was the place where everything was supposed to be safe and easy. How could Evan Mathews unravel my constant universe in just one day?" He knows there’s something more to the girl sitting in the back of the class the moment he sees her. She’s beautiful, intelligent, and athletic – but she slips quietly through the crowded halls, trying not to exist. Determined to get to know the elusive girl, Evan soon discovers… Emma Thomas is hiding a terrible a secret. Reason to Breathe is an electrifying page turner from start to finish, a unique tale of life-changing love, unspeakable cruelty, and one girl’s fragile grasp of hope.