Tear: A Seaside Novel [NOOK Book]

Overview

Life as a teenager is never easy. But for Natalee Murray, things have just gotten way more difficult. Bored with life, she can't wait to graduate high school and get out of town, especially considering the famous band members from AD2 suddenly start attending her school, making her once boring life, absolutely insane.

It starts with a pen. A single brush of fingers, and she is captivated.

But Alec and Demetri have a dark secret, one that could ...

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Tear: A Seaside Novel

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Overview

Life as a teenager is never easy. But for Natalee Murray, things have just gotten way more difficult. Bored with life, she can't wait to graduate high school and get out of town, especially considering the famous band members from AD2 suddenly start attending her school, making her once boring life, absolutely insane.

It starts with a pen. A single brush of fingers, and she is captivated.

But Alec and Demetri have a dark secret, one that could shatter their reputations and Natalee's heart. What do you do when one guy paints your life with color while the other infuses your soul with passion? How do you choose when your heart is divided?

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940045955546
  • Publisher: Rachel Van Dyken
  • Publication date: 5/20/2014
  • Series: Seaside , #1
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 2,093
  • File size: 323 KB

Meet the Author

Rachel Van Dyken is the USA Today Bestselling author of regency and contemporary romances. When she's not writing you can find her drinking coffee at Starbucks and plotting her next book while watching The Bachelor.
She keeps her home in Idaho with her Husband and their snoring Boxer, Sir Winston Churchill. She loves to hear from readers! You can follow her writing journey at www.rachelvandyken.com
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Posted March 5, 2013

    So I have to admit even though Rachel is one of my favorite auth

    So I have to admit even though Rachel is one of my favorite authors I drug my feet in reading Tear...I am just not a fan of contemporary novels so I figured this would be one of those "I am reading this book just cause I like the author" books and I would nicely say this was a good book for its genre and that would be it...I was SO very wrong...If more contemporary books were written like this one I would change my favorite genre in an instant. I have no clue as to why I thought I would not like this book...ANYWAYS Natalee is like most teenagers (or people in general) insecure about her looks and pretty much bored with her mundane life...Then in this little sleepy town of Seaside, Oregon comes 2 new students who happen to be anything but ordinary...Hot Rock band AD2 (who also happen to be brothers) take time off of touring for some much needed R & R (or that is the cover story at least) and both of the brothers take an interest in Natalee. Now she is left to choose between Demetri (all sunshine) or Alec (the brooding one), but how can she choose when she loves both of them? And what happens when their past and the real reason they are in Seaside is revealed? Will she be able to accept their past and create a new future or will it be too much destroy them all? This 1st book in Rachel's Adult Contemporary series is a must read!

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 28, 2012

    I couldn't put the book down. I started reading it in the mornin

    I couldn't put the book down. I started reading it in the morning before work...and ooops--I was late to work! I cannot wait until the next book in the series comes out. She just has a way of writing that grips you and brings you into their lives.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2013

    Loved it!

    It was so good! If u r sucker for love triangle this book is for you. Only wish it would have more sex

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2013

    Ehhhh

    The storyline was good but it was hard to see the love between the teenagers blossom. It felt like one minute they just met each other andthe next thing i kniw theyre already professung their love. It just didnt seem real to me

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2013

    Fantastic read!

    This is a fantastic book! I can't wait for the next two books. Thank you for sharing your wonderful talent with the world!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 3, 2013

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    I like romance novels, but mostly historical or regency ones. I'

    I like romance novels, but mostly historical or regency ones. I've never really been a fan of modern-day romances. Not sure why, they just haven't really appealed to me, and the ones that I have read were severely disappointing. But, I've loved the regency romances Rachel Van Dyken has written, so when I read all the good reviews about Tear I figured, why not?

    OH MY GOSH. I read the entire thing in about five hours. At work. I did nothing but read. I couldn't put it down. I laughed. I cried. I yelled at pretty much everyone in the book. And let me tell you, I do not do that with every book I read, only the good ones.

    The story is one you've seen before, only with a pretty awesome twist, one that I didn't see coming (remember how I yelled at the characters? There was a lot of yelling going on when the twist was revealed). It's basically this: Girl meets boys. Girls falls in love with boys. Girl has to make a choice. And that's when it all gets really real. It's not just fluff and no substance. There is some really deep stuff in here, and it was nice to see substance in a romance for a change. I LOVED this book!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 1, 2013

    Torn between two rock star brothers--need I say more? They have

    Torn between two rock star brothers--need I say more? They have serious issues which Natalee can only guess at until she learns more about them. Who will she choose? Who is right for her?

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2012

    I loved Tear

    This book kept me reading! It is the first "new adult" book that I have read. I loved every moment of it. Looking forward to the next book in the series!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 24, 2012

    Addicting

    Ok. Warning. You will NOT beable to put this book down! Alec, Dimitri, and Natalee have a chemistry that burns through the pages. I just finished this book and I want to start all over!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 21, 2012

    This book is amazing. It keeps you guessing the outcome until t

    This book is amazing. It keeps you guessing the outcome until the end. It is well worth the read and then you will want to read it again! Teaching school I have read some of the YA books that students are allowed to read. Believe me that this is a better option than most YA out there. If you are looking for something that older YA and adult can both enjoy, I highly recommend this book. The characters in this book will draw you in and leave you breathless. The book makes you want more, and Rachel Van Dyken always delivers!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2012

    This is a great book for anyone who loves more adult YA, a good

    This is a great book for anyone who loves more adult YA, a good love triangle, and some unexpected twists.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 2, 2014

    Would have enjoyed a different outcome better.

    I really would have enjoyed a different outcome better. It's not weird ..... they are rockstars!!!!!!
    Book was good , filled with laughs and heartbreaking angst. A few typos were found, but it was a free ebook

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 26, 2014

    One girl two brothers

    Nat is senior in high school who lives in a sleepy,nothing exciting ever happens little town. But one moring she woke up with the feeling that it was all about to change, enter Alec and Demetri two brothers who are superstars, and change the life of a small town girl!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 26, 2014

    Good book

    I honestly was hoping for her Natalee a tad faster. However it was a pretty good read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2014

    What?

    Who texts like that? Seriously?! We have full keyboards on our phones for a reason. I shouldn't have to sound out words to read a text because you dont want to use one more vowel. This destroyed any respect I may have had for this author.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2014

    Dumb dumb dumb

    This book is a waste of time unless you are 12-18 years old. I had to force myself to read half and only made it that far because of some slight humor here and there. I skipped to the end and still my conclusion was one of the dumbest books I have ever read.

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    Posted June 18, 2014

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2014

    Awesome Read

    I loved this series and can't wait for the next book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2014

    Loved this one!

    I have read all of her books of the series and they are all amazing and I love seeing how everyone's story is told. The first book however, is by far the best one.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 3, 2013

    Totally enjoyable

    Talk about getting torn in tow...loved this and cant wait to continue the saga!

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