Heartbreaker by Melody Grace

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“A must read second chance love story!”

– Claire Contreras, NYT Bestselling Author

 

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They say that time heals a broken heart, but you try moving on when your ex is the most famous man on the planet.

Every time I walk down the street, there he is on magazine covers and billboards plastered with his gorgeous face: Finn McKay. Now he’s a drop-dead sexy rock star, but when I knew him, he was just the boy from the wrong side of the tracks – and the first guy I ever loved. He broke my heart into a hundred pieces when he skipped town without saying goodbye – but now he’s back.

And he wants me.

I’m determined not to make the same mistakes twice, but the chemistry with Finn was always way too hot to ignore. He was the guy who had me sneaking out my bedroom window for just one more kiss, and breaking curfew parked by the riverbanks, steaming up his windows in the backseat of his car. The past five years have been good to him, real good, and between his dirty mind and that ‘I know how to make you scream’ smile, he’s breaking through my defenses all over again.

Maybe one last wild fling for old time’s sake is what I need to finally move on. But what happens when

Finn wants more than my body? This time he wants everything.

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One day he was there and the next he was gone.
What happened?
What made him leave?
Where did he go?
Did he not love and care?

Moving on was hard but was manageable then one day he walks back into the hometown like nothing happened. Only this time he was known and wanted by millions. But to her she was the guy he fell in love with and break her heart.

Finn is back in town and is a mission to get the girl he walked away from all those years ago.

He had his reasons and honestly I could not blame him BUT I did cuss him out for what he did.

Eva had the love of her life walk out. No heads up. No good-byes. Poof gone. My heart was on her side. She was stuck on Finn and rebelled for a bit then came back to where it all began.

Finn is a loveable guy. He had a craptastic upbringing and it drove him away and he found himself lucky with his status in the music industry. Who wouldn’t want a smooth, virile man by their side? I know I would. His heart loved two things: Music and Eva. He had the music but his mission was to get Eva.

Eva is the girl next door but with a few quirks. Her passion was acting, it was an outlet for her and she excelled. But she found herself away from the stage and back home to attempt to find herself.

What she did not expect was for Finn to show his face and try to win her back.
She did not make it easy and good on her. Make him work for that trust again.

The two obviously still had an immense chemistry that vibrated off the pages. Finn proved himself as a man by admitting his wrong doing and vowing to prove that he wants her in his life permeantly. He better work! *snap snap*

Heartbreaker was a fun and quick read. The words guided you along to a story that needed a second chance. There were many highs and a few lows. Finn was a Heartbreaker once but will he be one again? Circumstances arouse testing these two to see if their love is storing enough to have Finn and Eva together for ever or just a moment in time.

 

3.5 Stars

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Finn walks me to my front porch. “Listen, Eva, I wanted to say…” He stops there on the dark road, with nothing but the moon to illuminate the shadowed planes of his face. “About what happened, when I left—’

“Don’t.” I cut him off before he can try to justify what he did. My pride is all I’ve got now, and I can’t bear for him to know how thoroughly he broke my heart. “You don’t need to explain. Ancient history,” I add, with a forced little laugh. “It’s all over now. Thanks for walking me, but I’ve got it from here.”

I turn to go, but then his hand is on my arm, pulling me back, pressing me hard against a wall of solid muscle.

“Is that what you really think?” Finn demands, searching my face, just inches between us. There’s something raw in his voice, something wounded and real.

“I…” I stop, caught in the intensity of his gaze. The feel of his body, the hot whisper of his breath on my skin, it’s overwhelming. And oh, those lips, so close… A hundred volts of electricity race through my numb, tired veins, short-circuiting my brain until I can’t think, can’t breathe. I can only feel him. All of him.

I fight for air, my blood pounding in my ears. “Finn…” I whisper, pleading, but for what, I don’t know.

And then his lips claim mine in an urgent, fevered kiss, and I realize what I’ve been waiting for since the moment he walked through those doors.

This. Right here.

Finn kisses me hard, yanking me closer and circling me with those taut, chiseled arms. His mouth is hot against mine, merciless and wild. He eases my lips apart, exploring the wet, hot depths as his tongue slides deeper, demanding. I buckle against him, sensation flooding through me. It’s lightning to dry wood, the sharp spark that roars to wildfire in an instant, the heat surging through my entire body.

And God, I can’t get enough.

My hands are in his hair. My body presses close against him, like I could mold myself to his form. The years melt away, obliterated by the force of our passion, so familiar but still so new. Every touch, every taste feels like a revelation.

My Finn. Back again.

He makes a low groan, sliding his hands lower, possessive, to cup my ass and bring me hard against him.

Time is lost, gone forever as his lips take possession of me completely, and I match him kiss for kiss.

Desire rages to life again, so sharp and craving. It’s like I’ve been sleepwalking for the past five years, and only just come back to life. The world bursts from black and white to glorious, vivid technicolor.

“Look at me,” he whispers, in a low husky voice that sends molten honey pooling between my thighs.

“Look at me, baby.” He tilts my chin up, so I have no choice but to stare into those stormy eyes, the face

I’ve imagined so many nights in scenes just like this. He traces my lips with his thumb, and I shudder at the friction. Light-headed, dizzy with desire, I part my lips, ready for another kiss.

Finn’s lips curl in a victorious smile. “Ancient history, huh?” he teases, stepping back. I blink, still reeling as cold air rushes to fill the space his warm body has left behind.

Wait, what?

 

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Melody Grace is the New York Times bestselling author of the Beachwood Bay series. A small-town girl turned SoCal beach lover, after spending her life with her nose in a book, she decided it was time she wrote one herself. She loves steamy romance novels, happily-ever-afters, and lusting after fictional menfolk. She lives in LA with her two kittens, Bucky Barnes and Steve Rogers.

 

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