by Holly Carr


by Holly Carr



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‘IMPERFECT by Holly Carr is a tale of lost souls, complicated relationships, loyalty, mystery, courtroom drama, and a little bit of heat layered in between the lines. With cleanly-drawn characters and descriptive scenarios, Carr has written an unpredictable story that builds to a layered conclusion’
- IndieReader

She isn’t looking for love. He’s running from it.

A workplace crush is supposed to be light-hearted. Frivolous, even. Just some daydream inspiration to make the hours go faster, or to fill in twenty boring minutes.

Sam isn’t ready to develop actual feelings for someone. Not with Logan still looming so large in her heart, and especially not when the subject of her infatuation is her new employer.

Alex doesn’t plan to fall in love ever again. Not after what happened with Victoria.

But fate seems determined to begin an unwanted love story, and a tentative romance blossoms as Alex and Sam battle the malicious sabotage of a rival company.

That is, until Alex’s evil ex-wife re-enters his life, threatening to take custody of their daughter.

Sam’s determination to help the desperate man stand up for himself brings the two would-be lovers closer, but Victoria’s antics only highlight to Alex the dangers of leaving himself vulnerable.

Can Sam convince him to set aside eleven years of stanch celibacy and give into his feelings?

And just how did he get that mysterious scar on his face?

This contemporary romantic suspense novel is perfect for readers with a soft spot for a hesitant love story, a single dad, and a relatable heroine.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940164982539
Publisher: Tellwell Talent
Publication date: 08/02/2021
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: eBook
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Holly Carr was born in Geelong, Victoria, where she still lives today with her husband and a cat with no sense of personal space. She graduated from Deakin University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts (Public Relations), majoring in Literary Studies.
Holly first began writing creatively while she was at university, only setting aside her incomplete manuscript due to time constraints. It took ten years before she finally sat down to write again, and her first completed novel ‘IMPERFECT’ practically wrote itself. She enjoyed the experience so much she has already begun work on another.
When she takes a break from writing, she enjoys occasional visits from her grown-up son, pole dancing, eating far too much Mexican food, and pretending to know a lot about wine.
You can get all the latest info about her books at her website (and get a FREE sneak peek at her next novel 'UNLUCKY'!), or on Facebook @hollycarrauthor.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Wow ... 1

Chapter 2 - Problems ... 10

Chapter 3 - Progress ... 19

Chapter 4 - A Night with the Boys ... 27

Chapter 5 - Chivalry and Injury ... 33

Chapter 6 - Denial ... 41

Chapter 7 - Dinner and Diligence ... 47

Chapter 8 - Um, What? ... 55

Chapter 9 - Escape ... 62

Chapter 10 - Meetings and Greetings ... 70

Chapter 11 - Booze and Near Misses ... 80

Chapter 12 - Behind Enemy Lines ... 88

Chapter 13 - Faking It ... 97

Chapter 14 - A Surprise Encounter ... 103

Chapter 15 - Confessions from the Murky Past ... 109

Chapter 16 - Honeytrap ... 116

Chapter 17 - Her New Demands ... 125

Chapter 18 - Building a Backbone ... 132

Chapter 19 - Legal Advice ... 141

Chapter 20 - Some Hard Truths ... 149

Chapter 21 - An Unexpected Betrayal ... 157

Chapter 22 - Sex and Drugs ... 164

Chapter 23 - More Sex and Drugs ... 173

Chapter 24 - Lies and Mistakes ... 183

Chapter 25 - Revelations ... 189

Chapter 26 - The Verdict ... 198

Chapter 27 - Should I, Shouldn't I? ... 204

Chapter 28 - Clarity ... 212

Chapter 29 - Some Welcome Assistance ... 220

Chapter 30 - Ding! Round Two ... 229

Chapter 31 - A Spider in the Spotlight ... 238

Chapter 32 - A Faint Prayer ... 248

Chapter 33 - A Fateful Night ... 254

Chapter 34 - Oops ... 265

About the Author ... 273

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