By: Calista Smith
Cover Reveal: December 8th
Release Day: TBD
Hosted By: Author Sandra Love
Eighteen year old Raquel had just graduated
high school and already her life was a mess. When her dad offered her what
seemed like the only solution to her problems, she jumped at it.
His conditions were solid. He’d pay for college,
she’d stay in his condo in San Diego, and he’d get her the professional help
she needed. In return she’d leave behind everything and everyone who ever
That meant zero contact with her best friend
Natalia and, more importantly, No Dante!
Pasts have a way of haunting you, and no matter
how far you run from the problems in life, you can’t outrun yourself.
She soon finds out that even with college, a
job, and new friends, picking up the pieces isn’t as simple as she thought it
Raquel was about to learn the hard way that
isn’t always as easy as it seems.
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Raquel, “Rocky” as her friends call
her, is an introverted girl, on the brink of turning eighteen. Having already
been dealt a bad hand recently, her life gets even more complicated when her
parent’s divorce forces her to relocate with her mom to the city of Rancho
Cucamonga, California. She will be facing her senior year in a new high school.
Fortunately Natalia, her best friend since birth, will be there. It’s the one
thing keeping Rocky from completely going off the deep end.
She plans to stay focused on her future, which
includes trying to join the Peace Corps. Then in walks Dante. He’s cocky, handsome,
well-built, popular and so not her type. She is determined to keep her
distance. The last thing she needs is someone prying into her past. Dante loves
a challenge though, and when his relentless pursuit captures her attention, she
just can’t stop herself from falling for him. They soon realize that things
aren’t always what they seem and find themselves forging an intense bond. But
when life continues to hand them obstacle after obstacle, can their new found
love help save her or will she finally find herself Breaking Down?
Calista is a California girl who relocated
to the great state of Texas. She resides there with her beautiful husband, four
crazy kids and a dog. Calista has loved to write since she was a small child.
She started writing poetry and eventually decided to write fiction. Her debut
novel Breaking Down, is the first in The Breaking Series. She also has a couple
of other books she is working on. Calista also has an addiction to reading and
reads everything she can get her hands on, in all different genres. When she
isn’t reading, writing or busy being a wife and mama, you will find her
CrossFitting. It’s the other addiction in her life and one she is very