he protected her future. But she never escaped her past.
so Evie could have the future she deserved. She was smart and sweet and
confident; I knew she would change the world. Until I returned seven years
later to discover she’s never left. And she’s not the same girl I kissed
over Jax, I went to my last high school party for closure. In one instant, my
dreams evaporated and everything I thought I knew crumbled. Helpless to move
forward, I watched the years pass.
back. But I’m too broken for second chances. I’m too broken for him.
A super sweet second chance Rescuing Broken definitely brings forth all the emotions with Evie and Jax’s story. High school sweethearts, they were separated by life choices but the love between these two never died and it shows from the moment they see each other again. But Evie’s past after Jax left has haunted her for years and made her a shell of herself.
As Jax works his way back into her heart the truth of what happened after he left keeps a wall between them. While I loved the sweetness between these two I felt like the slow build of their reconciliation was stuck in limbo for a while. For every two steps forward there were two steps back and it began to drag a bit for me. I will say the reasons for it were completely understandable, but it just slowed things a bit too much to keep me really invested.
me, I can tell. I know the outline of her body, the way her dark hair falls
around her shoulders, the delicate curve of her neck. Eons could pass, and
still I would know her.
her shoulders poke through the fabric of her shirt. She turns toward me then
and I realize her skin is two shades too pale and a heavy tiredness hugs are
eyes. She’s my Maywood, but not.
a masterful trick on me. Is it really her? So much time and space are between
us; we’re different people than we once were, and still it’s as if I’m
transported back to high school, walking onto the football field. And instead
of thinking about the next play, I’m trying to figure out how to approach and
impress the beautiful girl that is so far out of my league, a ninety-yard Hail
Mary couldn’t bring her closer.
meeting mine as I stand, my focus zeroed in on her.
flicker of uncertainty in her deep blue eyes has me pausing for just a second.
Her face is impassive as she looks away. If it weren’t for the clenching of her
hands and her tight grip on the underside of the bar, I wouldn’t think I
affected her at all.
loved every moment of college – especially her study abroad experiences,
internships, and travel adventures! She draws from these experiences to create
the storylines for her new adult and contemporary romance books. A passionate
reader, frequent globetrotter, and aspiring baker, Gina resides in Canada with
her family. Her new series, the Kane Brothers, releases in 2018.