Beautiful Pain (Three Irish Brothers #1) [NOOK Book]

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My decisions were always wrong. I needed to get away from London, I wanted to start from scratch in Belfast, escape from the life that I didn’t want.

Working for Probation Service for the whole summer was going to give me the experience that I needed. I always felt much better when I could help people ...
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Beautiful Pain (Three Irish Brothers #1)

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Overview

My decisions were always wrong. I needed to get away from London, I wanted to start from scratch in Belfast, escape from the life that I didn’t want.

Working for Probation Service for the whole summer was going to give me the experience that I needed. I always felt much better when I could help people whose lives were shattered.

My parents told me that I wasn't ready and I wouldn't make it through but I was determined to show them that the past was behind me.

I had three months to forget about my bad memories, about the pain and my scars. Then I run straight into him, throwing it all to the wind, falling into a trap of love and lust.

Harry O’Donaghue was a local offender. At our first meeting he gave me the impression that he didn’t care about what I had to say and didn’t want to be evaluated by a stupid young girl like me.

Harry wasn’t an easy subject, either when it came to straight forward conversation about his future or about the crimes that he had committed.

Harry had a secret and everything suddenly became complicated. He was bad to be around, bad for me in every respect, but I still allowed him take me to paradise…

New Adult Contemporary Romance novel - contains adult situations, high sexuality, suited for ages 17 and up*
*This book is the first in a series but can be read as a STAND ALONE
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940149168408
  • Publisher: Joanna Mazurkiewicz
  • Publication date: 4/1/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 290,763
  • File size: 248 KB

Meet the Author

Joanna Mazurkiewicz was born in Poland. She moved to United Kingdom when she was only nineteen and just finished high school. She had aspired to be a writer upon completion of the Harry Potter series but also enjoyed reading books like 'Gone with the Wind', 'Animal Farm' and 'The doll'. She graduated from Swansea University with a bachelor degree in American Studies. While studying in the UK she made a decision to start writing fiction in English.
The "Whispers of the Sprite" is her first debut novel and she is currently working on the second book in the series. Joanna lives in Cowbridge, a small town in South Wales near Cardiff with her boyfriend Bruce. She enjoys cycling around Welsh countryside some of which has become the settings in her first series.
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  • Posted December 8, 2013

    Self- esteem ... so easily damaged. As parents, we have to be a

    Self- esteem ... so easily damaged. As parents, we have to be aware how our interactions with our children affects their self-value. We need to nurture our children and listen to them. We need to pay attention to their pain. It is real and nothing to ignore.

    This book deals with the devastation and redemption of a girl who is a cutter. She cuts her stomach and thighs seeking an outlet through pain, for the pain she feels as her parents constantly criticize her. She is forever being compared to one of her cousins and is made to feel worthless and unloved.

    Sophia's fragile self-esteem leads her to a crisis point. After therapy, she is determined to make her own decisions and to escape the toxic atmosphere at home. When she meets Harry the attraction is immediate. They are drawn to each other and there is nothing either one of them can do to prevent them from falling in love.

    The author has developed a story here full of emotion. The issue of girls cutting themselves due to low self-esteem is one that is very prevalent in our society. She has dealt with the subject matter in a subtle and sensitive way. It is high time we become more aware of this issue and provide support for those who are suffering.

    Enjoyed reading this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 21, 2013

    Good story

    Very good story.i thought that that it was going to be real gritty and dark but it was actuall a good book

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    Posted January 28, 2014

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