The Band 4: The Air We Breathe

The Band 4: The Air We Breathe

by Marguerite Nardone Gruen

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Overview

Marguerite is on holiday in London, finally free after 27 years of feeling like a hostage to her strict and overbearing parents. Also in London, and struggling with his thoughts of freedom, is Chase Martin―one fourth of the most successful band on the planet―who knows that freedom can only come at the expense of his band-mates.

They come from completely different worlds, but when those worlds collide―on a rainy night in a small coffee shop―nothing will ever be the same again. Before ever laying eyes on him, his pain and anxiety somehow reaches her, and she feels moved to alleviate it... to offer comfort, which he desperately needs. After years of performing with his band-mates, they are closer than brothers. They are a part of one another, and the compulsion he is feeling to separate from them, is tearing him apart.

The strange bond Marguerite and Chase discover goes beyond attraction or desire. It goes beyond love or lust or anything either of them have ever experienced. It is absolutely terrifying, but to walk away from its pull would be like choosing not to breathe.

This is a story of love, loss and heart-break... of family and friendship. This is their story....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781460283547
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 02/25/2016
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Inspired to write this story by a dream she simply couldn't get out of her head, Marguerite Nardone Gruen has enjoyed every step of this journey, laughing and crying along with her characters as they slowly took shape and came to life. While writing the final line was bittersweet, she is thrilled to share this dream, and its heart, with her readers.

Marguerite is an avid football fan, and loves March madness college basketball―almost as much as spending time with her ten nieces and nephews and their children. She lives with her husband of 35 years, in Pennsylvania....

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The Band 4: The Air We Breathe 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I absolutelyloved this book. It made me laugh,cry and enjoy the love shown between two people. Felt like i was actually living the story instead of reading a novel. Hope to read more from this author. A breathe of fresh air
Jewelsey More than 1 year ago
The Band 4: The Air We Breathe, is a beautiful fictional story of two unsuspecting people that fall for eachother like Romeo and Juliet. I loved it! I loved the simplicity of the characters and how much they all supported and cared for one another. The story flowed nicely, and the writing and editing was outstanding. It is an engaging story of romance, friendship, a boy band, and music. It’s a feel good book and a quick read; I couldn’t put it down. I was drawn in from the very beginning, engaged and smiling throughout most of the story. There are some ups and downs that the couple goes through, and many emotions bouncing around. But they have a such strong bond of friendship and love, coupled with relentless optimism, that they triumph throughout their journey together. I love books that teach me something, and this one did just that. I love the way our author Marguerite Nardone Gruen, developed the characters and their interactions with one another. I was drawn to them and their upbeat personalities and outlook on life. I felt the author really had a voice and strong direction in her mind while writing this book. Some may think that it is a fairy tale like story but I believe it is true to life. Love can be the way Marguerite Nardone Gruen has written it, and she has done it very well. It’s definitely a clean “chick lit” read, filled with the feelings of excitement and mystery associated with romantic love. This is the first book in a trilogy, and I am looking forward to reading more from this new up and coming author of love stories.. Women of all ages will love it. Thumbs way up for