Genre: New Adult Thriller
Release Date: December 8, 2015
Publisher: Limitless Publishing
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Being crowned as royalty in Rosewood Academyâs secret society wasnât in Bea Morrisonâs plansâ¦
A senior in high school, Beaâs life changed forever when a tragic car crash claimed her best friendâs life, leaving her devastated and alone. Now at Rosewood Academy of Arts, Bea owes a debt. With her best friend no longer queen, itâs up to Bea to be fulfill the role until graduation.
There is nothing money canât buy, including Crosleyâs king statusâ¦
When Bea accepts her place as queen, the arrogant Crosley is quick to remind her of her royal duties. Obsessed with the era of the Tudors, Crosley insists they must consummate their relationshipâbut spousal duties arenât what Bea signed up for. When she rejects Crosleyâs proposal, his expectations twist into absolute obsession.
A sadistic mind makes for an expert stalkerâ¦
After graduation, Bea thinks the nightmare of Rosewood Academy is over. Sheâs pleasantly surprised to reconnect with the gorgeous Everett Thompson, a drummer for her brotherâs band. As feelings from their past fling resurface, Bea hopes for a fresh start with the guy who got away.
Beaâs hopes are shattered when she receives threatening texts from Crosley, who is still determined to collect his debt. And as Crosley continues to pursue her, a terrible tragedy proves he is even more dangerous than she feared.
If Bea has learned one thing, itâs that life is too fragile, and itâs anybodyâs guess who will make it out of this nightmare alive.
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While I was working backstage later that evening, I heard a few new guests entering the premises. One was K.L., and the other was Ella Green. Ella Green was well known for her publicity stunts and her YouTube videos. Although I had never seen one, I was pretty sure she was here to interview the band. As for K.L., he was here for the same reason he was at the diner where we had lunch: to reel me into his world. I refused, knowing that wouldnât stop him from trying again.
âFrances, can you take Ms. Green and Mr. James to the green room?â one roadie asked me. I threw the towel I was haphazardly folding to the side, and I went to guide Ella and K.L. to the green room.
When we got there Ben was celebrating something, and he wanted me to hear it. He showed me the invitation that had been waiting for them when they got here. It was for the American Music Awards in November, and when I saw that he and the band were nominated for an award, I was just as giddy with excitement as the whole lot of them. Ben and I hugged and jumped up and down, squealing in excitement.
After we came back to our senses I said, âOh, guys Ella Green and K.L are here.â The sound of Ellaâs name struck a fire in Ben. Not a good fire either.
âIs something wrong?â I asked.
Ella was suddenly screaming at Ben. I was so confused, and so when Ella kept yelling, I yelled over her.
âShut up! What the hell is going on?â I asked.
Ben waved his hand, signaling that I should leave this alone and I ignored him.
âDonât you know?â Ella said. âI wanted to date the wonderful Ben Morrison, but he refused. He refused! Like, who refuses to date me? Iâm Ella Green for Christâs sake, Iâm the motherââ
âItâs time to shut up, Ella. I can see your ego loud and clear.â She gasped at my comment, more enraged that I even spoke to her during her outburst than the fact that my brother had refused her invitation.
âWho are you? Like, what are you even doing here? You were folding towels when I came in, youâre a little good for nothingââ
It was a reflex, and I mean it when I say thisâbut I punched her in the nose. Usually Iâm pretty good at controlling my anger, and other times I donât realize how angry I am and my reflexes take over. She was wailing like a child, and holding her head back as she stumbled around as if my punch to her nose had debilitated her ability to maintain her balance.
âDammit, Frances! Do you know who she is?â Ben was yelling at me now, and I didnât know how to react. He was rushing to get towels and ice for Ella.
After a medic checked her nose and said it was fine, she was escorted off the premises, all the while shouting about how I was going to pay for this. I was like a child stuck in the time out corner when Ben came back. My arms were wrapped around myself for safety, and I hung my head in shame.
âWhat are you doing, Bea? Do you want to get us into trouble? Sheâs a YouTube star. She could easily post a rant about this and make it go viral overnight!"
It was time to prepare for the show, and I tried to leave, except Ben wouldnât stop yelling.
âFrances, if you keep screwing things up the way you are, I'm going to regret ever bringing you on this tour! How can I show the world how wonderful my sister is if she keeps acting like a whiny, spoiled brat with an uncontrollable right hook?"
I could tell Everett was about to call him out on his behavior, but I shot him a look that told him not to.
âIâm sorry, Ben, it wonât happen again. Iâll go back to folding towels.â I had never been so isolated and demeaned in my life. So much for sibling love.
- ABOUT THE AUTHOR -
My name is Alexandra Moore. Iâve been creating stories since I could talk. Iâve been putting them onto paper since I could write. Writing books is my dream and my passion, along side with rescuing African Pygmy Hedgehogs, retired race Greyhounds, French Bulldogs, and other various animals Iâm probably allergic too.
Iâm convinced Iâm the blood of the dragon, and the Mother of Dragons.
When Iâm not watching GoT, Iâm watching Greyâs Anatomy (again) on Netflix, and crying over all the MerDer feels. I also spend time with my Boston Terrier Tank and my boyfriend. Both are my cuddle buddies, and Iâm afraid the dog is around more often. I donât bite (unless provoked) so feel free to tweet at me, or leave a comment on one of my InstaPics. I canât wait until my book is in print, and to share my thoughts with the rest of the world.
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