Friday Romance Reads To Devour 5/1
Through the Lens
Before him, light came in bursts of muted colors. That was the life I had chosen. But everything changed when he somehow slipped under my skin—and then stole my heart.
Layer by layer, he stripped me bare, leaving foreign skin beneath lost feathers.
He blinded me with his light, and with his streams exposing my every weakness, I became his.
His words lit a match against my soul, and the flames licked through me like an inferno. Thick. Heated. Wild. Infuriating. Nothing else seemed to matter.
He called the shots. Every single one. He owned me with each command and solidified our future with each captured moment.
So he thought.
I learned at a young age what can be seen through the lens is often a skewed version of reality. A bent perspective. Produced, therefore losing all sense of authenticity.
That was how he saw me. The woman through the lens. The lie.
I had become his muse.
What he didn’t know was that he had become mine too.
What if you were born into a wealthy family who didn’t know about you?
I’ve seen the mansion my father owns – from the outside.
He lives there with his perfect wife and perfect kids.
I’m his dirty little secret that he’s been hiding from the world.
The quickie behind the high school bleachers 22 years ago, wasn’t supposed to result in anything – but it did!
My mom hated him and told me a million times about the money he gave her for an abortion.
Seven years later I’m cynical, skeptical, and on guard.
Black is a brilliant opposites-attract-novel that offers a fresh, new style. You might know Elin Peer from her hit series Men of the North and Cultivated.