A forbidden love affair
Turmoil between a father and daughter
An eviction with nowhere to go
A dark secret
Lies and deceit
Drugs, abuse & violence
Tammy Mellows, a fourteen-year-old native of England, was shocked when her father and troubled older sister, Donna, moved to the States.
With her family now separated by divorce and divided by an ocean, Tammy felt helpless when she learned Donna had run away and couldn’t be found.
Thanks to her father insisting she stay behind in England to finish school, Tammy could do nothing for the next three years but pray that Donna would be found safe.
When Tammy’s lifelong dream of moving to the States was finally fulfilled, she had high hopes of looking for Donna. But with no leads and faced with turmoil in her own life, there wasn’t much Tammy could do.
After a forbidden secret love affair and a catastrophic dispute with her father, Tammy eventually meets Steven, settles down and has his child, only to discover he is a heroin addict. Thrown into a life of drugs and violence, Tammy lives in fear of what Steven might be capable of and struggles alone to provide for her young son.
What consequences might she face if she leaves Steven? Is she ever going to find her sister alive? Will she have enough courage to conquer the impossible challenges of her twisted world and still come out on top?
Reckless Beginnings is a story of fiction based on true events.
Few people understand…
…the sirens call of the sea.
Will Tammy’s adventure change her life?
Tammy Mellows has her demons... A single mother who overcame abuse, violence, and dependency, she now finds herself struggling against addiction. And when a drunken car accident leaves her in debt and in trouble with the law, it almost breaks her.
Will the shame eat Tammy alive?
When he walked into the restaurant, she noticed him immediately. Admittedly, it was her job, but Dwayne seemed nice. They hit it off.
When he asked her out, the date was for her and her son.
Points for Dwayne.
A commercial fisherman, he wants to show her his boat. Tammy had no idea how her life would change after that date. The tranquility of open water had its hooks in her.
What she decides to do next…
…makes all the difference.
You’ll adore this second book in the series because Tammy needed a second chance and through her own grit, she made one for herself.
A sweet second chance romance packed with action, adventure some laughs and suspense.
*** Winner of the Readers' Favorite Gold Medal award for Fiction Adventure 2020 ***
Sabela and her ex-boyfriend had always agreed that their relationship would never be permanent. Think of it as a friendship with benefits. So when Davin left for University, they parted on good terms.
Or, so she thought.
When she starts seeing another man, Davin changes the rules and insists she leaves San Diego and joins him in Texas.
Sabela quickly learns that "no" has dire consequences.
Davin's jealousy weaves a web of lies and blackmail to make her obey. Will she dare to not comply?
Sabela's new love interest, Slater, has loved and lost before. He's determined that no one will ruin his second chance at romance with Sabela. But how far is he willing to go to keep Davin's psychopathic grip out of their lives?
I couldn’t wait to become Slater’s wife and was anxious to begin planning our wedding.
After recovering from the horrific situation with Davin, everything was finally falling into place.
Until Eve showed up—a woman from Slater’s past he had refused to talk to me about.
When Eve gave little explanation on why she had left, I questioned her sudden reappearance. Why now? And what was she hiding?
Then Eve made us an outrageous offer, and though I felt threatened by her presence and was now unsure of my future with Slater, it was one that would be hard to refuse. Even if it jeopardized everything we had worked for.
Worse yet, if the secrets she held close were revealed, could our relationship survive them?
Twenty-four-year-old Claire Hanes had never experienced love before and doubted she ever would.
Estranged from her parents and her older brother, Claire lived a lonely life. She dug herself into her work as a dental x-ray technician. With her independence, she could handle anything life threw in her direction.
However, things took a surprising turn when she found herself helpless and broke. With no one and nowhere to turn. That was until a special someone walked into her life.
Travis Kent came at an unexpected time in her life; it became complicated. A relationship had formed. Claire feared it would end as quickly as it started.
Before the subject of love even came up, he asked her for the one thing she knew she could never give him.
It was a brutal reality, one that left Travis devastated.
Will their love conquer all? Or was this the one thing that would tear them apart?
Grant enjoys writing suspense romances, stories with strong female characters who know what they want and aren't afraid to chase their dreams.
Favorite quote: "There's no such word as can't "
When Grant is not lost in her world of writing she enjoys riding ATVs, hiking and discovering new trails, and going on long road trips.
Grant's book Better Endings won a gold medal award for Readers' Favorites Best Fiction Adventure 2020
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