Diverted Heart by Beth Stifflemire
Texas summers are no doubt some of the hottest you'll find. The sizzling heat of attraction encountered during this summer however is not at all what Taylor bargained for before starting college. At a crossroads between childhood and womanhood, Taylor is rummaging through the emotions of first love versus passion. Two young men, Eric her first love the college football bound hunk and Maxwell the unexpected older southern heartthrob tangle a web of desires in more than just her heart. Boundaries are tested and the scales of lust tip despite hesitations but a final decision must be made.
Foreword by: Lori Ryan, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Sutton Capital Series
In Diverted Heart, Beth Ann Stifflemire catches her characters in that moment of time when we leave behind the confusion and uncertainty of high school and embark on the terrifying bewilderment of college life. The main character, Taylor, wants desperately for her high school love for Eric to endure while at the same time struggling with the fact that life is pulling them further apart. And when love between Taylor and another man begins to grow, despite all her efforts to fight her feelings, all three find themselves headed for a result that can only lead to pain for at least one, if not more, of the players.
'A wonderfully written coming of age love story with enough steamy moments to rival a Texas July. Diverted Heart will make you feel young again.' LITERAL ADDICTION
'Diverted Heart is a tale that captures the intensity and confusion of young love in that memorable summer before college. The wonderful juxtapositions of people and place in the big city of Houston, the charming countryside of South Central Texas, and Aggieland will resonate with Texans and non-Texans, alike. This book will make a great movie!' Lynne Majek - Owner, Majek Vineyard & Winery, Moravia, Texas