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Before Ryan Was Mine: The Remembrance Trilogy Prequelby Kahlen Aymes
When Ryan Matthews meets Julia Abbott for the first time at Stanford University, he immediately knows she will change his life. They have an instant, unbreakable connection that goes beyond partying and palpable attraction. Although Ryan’s intelligence and good looks land him any girl he wants, he hesitates to cross that line with Julia because she is
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When Ryan Matthews meets Julia Abbott for the first time at Stanford University, he immediately knows she will change his life. They have an instant, unbreakable connection that goes beyond partying and palpable attraction. Although Ryan’s intelligence and good looks land him any girl he wants, he hesitates to cross that line with Julia because she is quickly becoming the best friend he’s ever had.
As the bond between them grows stronger, they are both forced to watch the other cavort with the opposite sex and are unprepared for the deluge of painful emotions they feel. Ryan is consumed with jealousy and Julia’s heart is aching; yet they refuse to take the chance that could mean the loss of the very person they couldn't bear to lose. Though their love could be incomparable, their friendship is priceless; and one neither is willing to sacrifice.
Join Ryan and Julia on the beginning of the journey that has made Kahlen Aymes' The Remembrance Trilogy an international bestselling favorite among her readers.
The Mad, Mad Love Begins...
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very cute, very sweet. love it
Overall Rating: 4.5 Rockin’ Stars How do you fight fate? A chance meeting in a college class starts a friendship that both parties want to take beyond the classroom. This is the beginning of Ryan and Julia’s story. It is the prequel to the Remembrance Trilogy by author Kahlen Aymes. This book will answer many questions about the beginning of their love story. From the moment he spotted Julia in class Ryan Matthews knew that she was special. Julia was not a one night stand, she was a lady. His track record with women was not the best, mostly one night stands. So, Ryan made the decision to be BFF only with Julia no matter how much he wants her. He wants her to be in his life forever and will control his desires regardless the cost to himself. Ryan is amazed at the way Julia looks at things and sees their possibilities and worth. Will Ryan be able to deny himself the joy of having this remarkable women in order to keep her in his life as a friend? He is the most beautiful man she has ever seen. Not only is tall, handsome and built, but he is also brilliant. From the beginning they are so in tune with each other that they are like twins. Julia knows that she loves Ryan and wants more than being his BFF. She is unwilling, however to be shut out of his life and will accept her place as friends only. Each day it becomes harder to separate the friends only with the feelings of love she has for him. They are inseparable, where one is the other is or they are texting. Can they become more than friends? Or will fate intervene? Hero: Ryan Matthews 4.5 stars Heroine: Julia 4.5 stars Plot: 4.5 stars Steam Level: 4.5 stars Cliffhanger: No Would I recommend this book: Yes! This is a story about building lasting relationships that go beyond friendship to true love! It has a sexy alpha male that thinks he knows best and a spunky young woman that sees the best in those she loves. There is a lot of sexual tension and need in this book. Would I recommend this author: Yes! Each book that I read by this remarkable writer makes me want to read another! I really enjoyed her After Dark series and look forward to reading The Remembrance Trilogy next! ***Received an ARC of this book from the Author in exchange for an honest review***