Title: Finding Gavin
Series: Southern Boys #2
Author: C.A. Harms
Genre: Adult, Contemporary Romance
Release Date: December 30, 2014
Forgiving Reed Cover Model: Jared Thompson
Finding Gaving Cover Model: Gary Taylor
Cover Designer: Wicked by Design
Gavin was a broken hearted cowboy from Savannah...
The one she fell for even though he tried to warn her away.
Maria’s entire life had been one rejection after another, always going after things that were just out of reach.
Gavin was no exception.
She wanted him, so desperately...
But life had a way of making things unattainable, at least for her anyway.
Just when things began to change, once again the darkness glooms, and Maria finds that her happy ending may once again be…
“Look at me,” she said.
I shook my head and buried my face in my pillow like some child. I guess I felt that, if I ignored the entire situation long enough, it would eventually just disappear.
“Please talk to me,” she pleaded. I buried my face even deeper into my pillow, continuing to hide with the hope that she would just give up.
Kori wasn’t that kind of girl, though, and I knew that. I just wished this time she would be. “You can ignore me all you want. You can push me away. Hell, you can even run from me,” she stated, pushing on my shoulder and causing me to finally face her. My lips trembled as her eyes bored into mine. “But I will follow you. I will stand by you and force you to face this. I love you, and I refuse to watch you suffer alone. I’m here for you.” She reached forward, gripping my face in her hands. “I am not going anywhere, no matter how hard you fall.
I will pick you up every god damn day if I have to.”
Tears ran down my cheeks, and I fought back the urge to let it all out. I sniffled and narrowed my eyes at her.
“Go ahead and get pissed. Yell at me. Scream.
When you’re all done and you’ve got all that anger out of you…” She paused, narrowing her eyes at me in return. “I will still be by your side, holding you up.”
The tears were impossible to hold back. My body shook, and I tried with everything I had to hold it all in. I fought until I no longer had the fight in me, and all at once…I broke.
I sobbed and she pulled me close. “Let it out, let it all go.” She soothed my cries by rubbing my back gently.
“He left,” I cried. “He just walked out and I haven’t seen or heard from him since. He was so angry about me not telling him. I think he hates me and that hurts so much.” I continued to cry. “I needed him and he left. I wanted him to hold me and tell me that we would get through it together, but he left.”
Kori pulled back and looked at me closely. “Gavin?” she questioned me, and I nodded my head in reply.
“Um, I’ve only seen him once, the day I got back into town. From the looks of it, though, he isn’t doing all that well, either.” She paused as if she were thinking something over, debating whether to continue with what she’d planned to say. “What?” I asked.
“He, uh, he was sporting a pretty good shiner on his left eye,” Kori whispered.
My stomach tensed and my chest burned. “What?”
I enjoy happy endings in my love stories. Loving those scenes that give it the needed angst and heat to keep you hooked and wanting more. Just enough drama to make her heart race and your stomach flutter. I haven't always been a lover of Romance and had once been addicted to a good Mystery. Just recently I have taken on a new liking and now I am addicted to Romance Novel.
I am a Limitless Publishing Author and love sharing my stories with my great fans. Feedback is great and I really enjoy interacting with my readers.
I live in Illinois and enjoy spending time with my husband and two children.
You will always find me with my kindle or paperback in hand as it is my favorite pass time.
And I never leave home without a small notebook. You never know when an idea for a new story will strike.
This is book 2 in the Southern Boys Series.
It can be read as a stand alone, but you do meet both main
characters in book one and learn a lot about them.
I gave this book 5 stars.
This is Gavin and Maria's story.
Gavin has been damaged by his Wife soon to be Ex-Wife to a point where he trust NO ONE. Maria knows this, but yet she falls for him anyway. She was warned to be careful and that what they had was just for fun. But sometimes the heart doesn't listen. Gavin has so many ghosts that he has to deal with before he can be whole once again. Maria has been hurt from her family over and over again, and she has some major daddy issues so when she is dealing with everyday life these do come into play. How can two people that have been hurt so deeply, both in very different ways learn to trust again?
I really loved this book.. I like when I read the first book in a series and I get nervous that I am not going to like the second book as much as I did the first, but when I read this book I fell in love with these two characters just as much as the first ones. I am not sure that I could pick a favorite if I had to. This author is very talented and this is a great series. It def is a must read.
It is a story about second chances, learning to trust, learning to love and learning to give all of yourself to someone when you thought you had nothing left to give. It is about love in many different forms. You will be captivated and not be able to put this book down. Thank you CA for another wonderful novel in this series. I cannot wait to read what you have coming up next!!!