Tough Luck [NOOK Book]


TOUGH LUCK (Hard Rock Roots #3) - A New Adult Rock Star Romance
Book #1, REAL UGLY, Book #2, GET BENT, & Book #4, BAD DAY, are ...
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TOUGH LUCK (Hard Rock Roots #3) - A New Adult Rock Star Romance
Book #1, REAL UGLY, Book #2, GET BENT, & Book #4, BAD DAY, are available now!
Mature - Ages 18 and Up. Contains sex, drugs, violence, and rock 'n' roll.
From the Amazon Bestselling Author of 'Losing Me, Finding You' and 'Keeping Never'

"He wasn't just playing music, he was commanding sound and demanding sacrifice."

Ronnie McGuire is my target.
But I wish he wasn't.
I didn't sign up for this destruction, this pain.
In his music, I hear his soul crying out for me.
If I could, I'd run away from here and never look back because to tell you the truth, I'm terrified. There are forces weighing in on me that even I don't understand. I'm scared. Things are dangerous. This could get real ugly, real fast.

& & &

Lola Saints is a godsend.
But I wish she wasn't.
I don't know sh*t about her, but already, I'm hooked.
When she plays, I can almost imagine the ghosts of the dead are calling out to me.
If I could, I'd shed my soul and leave the pain of the past behind me. But I can't. I have to figure out if there's a way to fall in love anew and respect the old. But something else is going on, something weird. Something that tells me my tough luck might just run out real fast.

*Author's Note: Missing Turner and Naomi yet? Well, don't worry. They're in here. For now though, we've got to spend some time with Ronnie and Lola, get a little more behind the scenes action. You'll get to see Turner and Naomi star again in the next Hard Rock Roots book (more information at the end of the book). Peace and love. ~CM

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I close my eyes and imagine Ronnie sitting behind me, guiding my arms with his strong hands, pressing his body close enough to scald. I imagine f*cking him with a beat playing out in front us, regulating the rhythm of our bodies. I get so into it that when the song ends, I keep going, slamming out something completely new and different from anything we've done before.
At first, the movement in the audience slows when they see the rest of the band just standing there. But after awhile, the spotlight moves back over me and they start to stir, persuaded into motion by a beat that crashes into the brain and won't let go, the best kind of parasite. I invade their skulls and bring their bodies to motion, melting the pot of people into a roiling boil that doesn't let up, not even when Cohen tries to get the rest of Ice and Glass to play one of our assigned songs. It's not a bad tune, written just right, softened up and toned down for the masses. But Lola Saints doesn't play for the masses. She can't be censored or watered down or edited for public consumption. She plays for the fringes, for the nitty, for the gritty, for the ones that bleed black tears from their eyes.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148986409
  • Publisher: Sarian Royal
  • Publication date: 11/14/2013
  • Series: Hard Rock Roots , #3
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 302
  • Sales rank: 96,495
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

C.M. Stunich was raised under a cover of fog in the area known simply as Eureka, CA. A mysterious place, this strange, arboreal land nursed Caitlin's (yes, that's her name!) desire to write strange fiction novels about wicked monsters, magical trains, and Nemean Lions (Google it!). She currently enjoys drag queens, having too many cats, and tribal bellydance.

Always a fan of the indie scene and 'sticking it to the man,' Ms. Stunich decided to take the road less traveled and forgo the traditional publishing route. You can be assured though that she received several rejections as to ensure her proper place in the world of writers before taking up a friend's offer to start a publishing company. Sarian Royal was born, and Ms. Stunich's books slowly transformed from mere baking chocolate to full blown tortes with hand sculpted fondant flowers.

C.M. is a writer obsessed with delivering the very best and scours her mind on a regular basis to select the most unusual stories for the outside world.

Ms. Stunich can be reached via e-mail or by post and loves to hear from her readers. Ms. Stunich also wrote this biography and has no idea why she decided to refer to herself in the third person.

Happy reading and carpe diem!

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  • Posted November 25, 2013

    I absolutely love this series!! 5 AMAZING STARS! Talk about a mi

    I absolutely love this series!! 5 AMAZING STARS! Talk about a mind f*ck…pardon my language, but holy smokes! You have got to read this series. It is gritty and dirty with sex, drugs, rock ‘n roll, and suspense up the wazoo! The author does an amazing job of slowly letting out hints and secrets so you are constantly guessing along with the characters as to what is going to happen next or who did what. I’m so glad book 4 will be released soon because each book ends on a major cliff hanger leaving you with your jaw dropped to the floor. Do NOT miss this series!! ~Kendra with For the Love of Books Blog

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