Nevaeh Evan’s life is uprooted after her father’s death, when she
moves in with her aunt and cousin, Livvie. Her plan to lay low at her new high
school isn’t working. Her friend’s jerky boyfriend keeps asking her out, the
guy she likes treats her like garbage, and the thought of tumbling again makes
her want to hurl.
squad, Navaeh goes along with it.
night her father died.
related accident the year before, Bodie struggles with the fact that he’ll
never play football again, and he’s so far behind in credits he can’t see
straight. That is, until he meets Nev. Haunted by their bloody pasts and wary
of a shared future, Nev and Bodie turn to one another for comfort and support,
and realize they’re not so alone after all. And when the party scene at school
threatens the life of a loved one, the two stop at nothing to keep the past
from repeating itself.
by Elisa Dane
Perception is everything to sixteen-year-old
Olivia Brown. With her freakishly hot boyfriend, volunteer work at the local
animal shelter, successful beauty channel on YouTube, and well-earned spot on X
Factor Cheer’s elite level five Diamond Girl team, Livvie’s the girl every
other girl wants to be. At least, that’s the illusion she’s aiming for.
But Livvie’s seemingly perfect life is anything but. Lying about the bruises
her boyfriend gives her, and cowering beneath his raging temper becomes a
regular way of life until she unwittingly witnesses her drunken neighbor
beating his step-son, the town bad boy, Reid Tate.
For Reid, vulnerability is the enemy. Opening up, and letting people in gives
them the power to disappoint. Growing up with a co-dependent mother and an
abusive alcoholic father, Reid has endured all the disappointment he can
But when his pretty, do-good neighbor witnesses his step-dad beat him to within
an inch of his life, and not only call the cops, but keeps quiet at school
about what she saw, Reid wonders if maybe, just maybe, he’s found someone he
can finally trust.
lover of books (YA & Adult romance), chocolate, reality television, and am
a proud mother to three All Star cheerleaders. Woot!
and it’s my hope that my stories will not only take you on a romantic journey
that will warm your heart, but that you’ll find a new respect and interest in
the sport of Cheerleading you may not have had before.