New Release: Silver Lining by EJ Shortall

February 21, 2014 New Releases, Reviews 0 ★★★★

New Release: Silver Lining by EJ Shortall

New Release: Silver Lining by EJ ShortallSilver Lining by E.J. Shortall
on 2/21/14
Genres: Romance
Pages: 265
Format: eARC
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Amber Merchant had it all. Living with and engaged to her teenage sweetheart, nice house and job of her dreams. Not anymore.Following a devastating revelation from her Fiancé, Amber finds herself single once again and vows to never entrust her heart and soul to another. After a bad experience on a rare night out to celebrate her newly single life, a chance encounter with a tall, dark and handsome stranger leaves Amber’s head reeling. Intrigued by her draw to him but scared for her heart she flees.Twenty nine year old Craig Silver has been fighting demons of his own. Intent on a life of meaningless affairs and one night stands, he isn’t prepared for the overwhelming and immediate attraction, and desire to protect the striking blonde on the dance floor. At first it seems the attraction is mutual… until she runs. Bewildered and frustrated Craig wonders if he will ever see her again.Sometimes the roads to our future are paved with many trials. Will Amber take the right path and find the silver lining to the happiness she deserves?
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Tana’s Review:

Silver LIning by E.J. Shortall is a breath of fresh air to put it mildly. It’s refreshing to see characters that are so real and relate-able. It is real and raw and it doesn’t sugar coat the pure and utter heartbreak you feel when the man that you loves tells you that he essentially doesn’t want you any more. I think that is the one thing that everyone can relate to… Heartbreak. At one point in our lives you will get your heartbroken in one way or another that’s a given. However, how you chose to handle and over come that heartbreak is your burden to figure out often times alone or with a girl friend and a bottle or two of wine but who’s counting right? No matter how hopeless and lost you may feel there is always a silver lining for each of us as long as we are not to stubborn to look for it. Every girl grows up imagining the man that she will marry and what her wedding will be like. Amber is no exception growing up in the heart of London she has seen her fair share of romantic gestures and she wants the happily ever after with the man that she loves and she plans on starting their lives together. That is until she get’s the words that no soon to be bride wants to hear. ” I can’t do this.” Amber is beyond heartbroken she is devastated. So she does what any woman in her situation would do. She swears off men. Which I mean come on who can blame her. She was finally moving on with her life until she met Mr. Sexy aka Craig. Craig (sexy British accent) is the embodiment of sexy and everything that a woman could want. He is not only good looking but he is funny and smart and caring. Did I mention he also owns his own company and has more money that he would ever use? He’s perfect in every way for her. But when things are too good to be true they usually are Craig is no exception. Craig has a secret and this secret could make or break their budding relationship. The million dollar question does this secret have a silver lining?

 

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About the Author

E.J. lives in West London,

England, with her partner, son and two cats. Yes, the cats are important. One

provides a great source of comfort in those moments when all train of thought

is lost and the words just won’t come. The other often halts the writing

process with his incessant meowing. But they are her babies. She has always enjoyed reading,

but found it was mostly just a holiday extravagance. Then she discovered a

certain worldwide best seller, and that was it, she was hooked. Friends and family started

telling her she should give writing a go and she persistently brushed off their

ridiculous suggestions. Then one morning an idea for a story formed in her

head. That idea became a paragraph, the paragraph became a chapter, and a chapter

became the twenty-four you see in Silver Lining.E.J. is on one amazing

roller coaster at the moment, meeting new and wonderful people, discovering new

music gems to integrate into her stories, and learning new skills. She is

excited to see where this journey takes her.

 

If you would like to join E.J. on this journey, please follow or contact her. She

would love to hear from you!

 

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