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Losing Faith – Jennifer Ryder

Losing Faith ~ Surfers Way #1

Jennifer Ryder

Release Date: May 19, 2016


The inseparable are well and truly split.

Mack, Faith and Lacey, joined at the hip since primary school, are about to graduate high school. You might think this sounds like a book about coming-of-age and taking that leap into adulthood.

It is— except one of them doesn’t make it …

Lacey Marone had two solid things on her agenda for her future — working in the Pepperoni Palace until she figured out what the hell to do with her life, and getting together with her bestie’s older brother, Quade, who she’s crushed on since she was a kid.

Then graduation night changed everything. Almost three years later, Lacey won’t rest until she discovers the truth surrounding Faith’s death. She’s outcast by those who want to move on from the tragedy, as if the town’s sweetheart never existed.

Years after losing Faith, Quade Kelly returns home to Runaway Beach, determined to mend ties with his parents and cement a future in his hometown teaching at the local primary school. Quade soon learns that his sister’s ghost lives on, thanks to Lacey, the girl who still owns a piece of his heart.

Lacey is hung up on her quest for answers. Quade wants to bury his failures of the past. The pull between them can’t be denied but can the past be forgotten?

Truths will be uncovered and hearts will be cracked open wide. After all, graduation was never meant to end like this.

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My Review:

Bring on the tears from the first few chapters. We meet 3 best friends who love each other to the core. Then comes along a tragedy that tears them apart.

Lacey looses her best friend in the most terrible way. She looses her other best friend by guilt. But who’s?

I was ugly crying so hard that my husband was worried. Then I shoved my kindle in his direction and he just laughed at me and said ” Oh you’re reading”. Lol

This story was like an emotional roller – coaster. Happy, Sad, Excited and Angry.

It shows us the power of love and the fierceness of friendship.

“No, I just walked through a giant spider web. Glad you didn’t witness the freak – out. Kind of emasculating.” Quade Kelly

About Jennifer Ryder:

Jennifer Ryder, New Adult and erotic romance writer, and author of the Spark series.

A sexy imagination, a life-long love of books and a sucker for romance, Jennifer Ryder couldn’t stifle her creativity any longer. Writing steamy adult romance has become her new focus. A born and bred Canberra girl, now living on a rural property in New South Wales, Australia, she enjoys the best of city and country.

Her loving husband is ever willing to provide inspiration, and her two young cherubs, and sheep that don’t see fences as barriers, keep life more than interesting.

Jennifer placed third in the International Stringybark Erotic Short Fiction Award 2013.

Jennifer is a member of the Romance Writers of Australia and the Australian Romance Readers Association.


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