Book 1, Cruel Summer
Rachel Van Dyken
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Spoiled Princess is what he used to call me.
We were an inferno of hate and passion wound up with a dash of chaos.
For four years I watched him mow my lawn.
For four years I watched my friends make fun of him.
For four years I hated myself for wanting him, but even more for the way I treated him .
And then I had him.
For one night, we put all labels away and I spent the best night of my life in his arms.
Then the next day, with my secret night under lock and key, I looked the other way while my friends shamed him.
But now the jokes on me, because the scrawny lawn boy who I secretly loved from afar is now the director Hollywoods most exclusive summer camp.
And I'm on his staff.
Now it's his turn to punish me.
His turn to make me pay.
His turn to take his revenge after years of humiliation.
He's no longer a boy you can ridicule.
But a college graduate who can have any woman he wants.
I want him to look at me the way he did that one night we had together, but right now
the look in his eyes tells me he's going to enjoy having me under him for two straight months.
I dont know where his hatred ends, his passion begins.
All I know is he wants revenge.
And I’m his lucky target.
The ending of this book is just awful, as I am not a fan of cliffhangers.. but the story is just sweet enough and you get attached to the characters just enough to keep you wanting more..
Overall, a great beginning! Anxiously awaiting the next book.
Ooooh this series is gonna be good!
Wow! Summer Heat! What a start to new series by Rachel!
This is exclusive to iBooks, so if you have it, go get it!
This is the start to the story of Marlon and Ray. Two kids that grew up in totally different ways. Two kids that, because of circumstances of life and childhood, had to hate each other.
These two characters are the definition of "A thin line between love and hate" I could totally understand Marlon's anger and hate towards Ray. And I know there is more to Ray's story than what has been shared so far. I am hoping to hear more in the next book in the series!
As with all of Rachel's books, the secondary characters are fantastic and bring more to the story.
There is humor, there is definitely heat, and there is the perfect cliffhanger! I can't wait to read the next book in the series!
If you want a fresh, quick read, then get your hands on this!
This book has so much sexual tension I couldn’t put it down. The way these two love to hate each other just makes everything so explosive! They both think the grass is greener on the other side, but is it? You always see what you want to see in someone else’s “perfect” life, but is it really? Love this book but ahhhh a cliffhanger have to say I cannot wait to see what happens next.