I’m going to do a book review for you today and the book I’m going to talk about it’s the first one in the Broken Series by Kelly Elliott.
This book was my choise for the Week #02 of the 2015 Reading Challenge draw from the Spice Up Your Reading jar 🙂
The premise was reading something about a Southern Author, and when I saw that paper with the writing I just couldn’t shake this book out of my head. I have bought it from Amazon Kindle and I itching to read it. I did little research and BINGO, Kelly Elliott it is, in fact a country girl!
Broken by Kelly Elliott
Broken Series (Book #1)
New Adult Romance published November 17th, 2013
Another titles in the series: Broken Dreams, Broken Promises
Synopsis (From Goodreads)
Layton Morris and his brother Mike grew up not knowing what it would be like to live in a normal home. With no running water or electricity in their home, no parents around to protect them, they quickly learned how to survive and depend only on each other.
When a tragic accident takes Mike away from Layton, and the only other person that he ever let into his heart walked away from him, leaving his heart shattered, Layton focuses all of his time and energy into the ranch he and his brother dreamed of. He makes a vow to himself to never let love in again. The last thing Layton needed or wanted was more heartache.
Whitley Reynolds grew up in a privileged home in upstate New York. When she landed the star football player in high school no one was surprised, not even Whitley. She dreamed of a life with Roger living in New York City and happily followed him there.
The first time Roger hit her for arguing with him about a dinner party, she forgave him. The more it happened, the further Whitley withdrew from her friends and family. One fateful day things go to far. Whitley makes a promise to herself and finds the courage to do the one thing she thought she’d never be able to do.
Fleeing with her best friend Courtney, Whitley was determined to put her past behind her and start a new life in the small town of Llano, Texas, where no one would ever find out about her past.
Will they both ever learn to trust and love again, or will their pasts come back to haunt them, keeping them both alone and…