Thursday, June 6, 2013

Spotlight + Giveaway ~ Unbeautifully (Undeniable #2) by Madeline Sheehan

Warning: This is not a story about fate or destiny. This is a story about pain, sorrow, and suffering. This is an impulsive whirlwind romance between two lovers that are not meant to be together. Theirs is not a world with sunshine and roses. Instead, their love blossoms in a secret world full of crime, violence, and death. Their story is about what can be born from nightmares.

Danielle “Danny” West is the daughter of Deuce West, President of the Hell’s Horsemen Motorcycle Club. A sweet and beautiful girl, she loses her way, searching for things that are always out of her reach. Erik “Ripper” Jacobs is the Sergeant of Arms in the Hell’s Horsemen. Once a man who always had a smile on his face, his life takes a turn for the worst when a tragedy befalls him, leaving him scarred and broken. During a midsummer night, Danny and Ripper’s paths cross, forever changing their lives. Hastily, their lust turns to love until another tragedy forces them apart. On a journey that is marred with ugliness and chaos, Danny and Ripper must discover if their unforeseen connection can find the beauty in their world.

This is Danny and Ripper’s story.

Everything has beauty. Even the ugly. Especially the ugly.
Because without ugly, there would be no beauty.

 

EXCERPT:

The first time I fell in love it was with a pair of blue eyes and a wide dimpled grin.

“Your old man loves ya, Danny girl,” He whispered. “You never ever forget that, yeah?”

I never did. And I never thought I could ever love any man as much as I loved my father. But as we grow, we change, we begin to make our own decisions and thus become independent and self sufficient and start turning away from our parents and turning to others. We form friendships, strong bonds and ties and begin experiencing life outside of the bubble we grew up inside of.
And we fall in love…a second time.

The second time I fell in love it was with a badly scarred face, the stuff of nightmares; the sort of disfigurement that mothers steer their children away from. Ugly, jagged slashes marred the skin from the top of his skull, down over his right eye, an eye that had been dug out of his face with a serrated blade. The scars continued across his cheek, over his lips and down his neck, ending at the top of his shoulder. His chest was a hundred times worse; scar tissue as far as the eye could see.

“Baby,” He said gruffly, “Man like me got no business with a girl like you. You’re nothin’ but fuckin’ beauty and I’m a whole lot of fuckin’ ugly who’s already halfway to hell.”

But he was wrong.

Everything has beauty. Even the ugly. Especially the ugly.

Because without ugly there would be no beauty.

Because without beauty we would not survive our pain, our sorrow, and our suffering.

And in the world I lived in, the world he lived in, a secret world within the world, a world of of constant crime and cruel, cold, death, there was almost nothing but suffering.

“You may not be beautiful the way you were before,” I whispered, placing my hand on his hard chest. “But you’re still beautiful. To me.


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18 comments:

  1. It looks like an interesting book that, in some ways, touches home to me.

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  2. It does sound like it is very painful

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  3. I have Undeniable on my TBR. I need to hurry to it so I can get to Unbeautifully. While I prefer HEAs, I also love stories that are raw and draining. It reminds me that life isn't HEAs, as much as we would like it to be. Thank you for the excerpt.

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  4. Raw & BEAUTIFUL.... A books you can't put down and don't stop thinking about!

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  5. I have Undeniable on my TBR can't wait to read Unbeautifully, thanks for this giveaway :)

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  6. I HAVE THIS ON MY TBR LIST. GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR BOOK AND THANKS FOR THE GIVEAWAY! SHELLEY S. calicolady60@hotmail.com

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  7. Oh wow! This book is going to be GOOD. Sometimes I just need a break from all the romance stories. This would be awesome to read and really get into the story! Thank you so much for this generous giveaway!! And I'm adding this book to my wish list right now! :))

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  8. I already read this and really loved it! Thanks for the giveaway :)

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  9. Wow! I really can't wait to read this! Adding it to my TBR list!! I always wonder if the author has any life experience that they put into their books? Thanks for sharing with us and Thanks for the giveaway!
    mestith at gmail dot com

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  10. Love the excerpt, =) can´t wait for my chance to read more!
    Happy Sunday!
    //Linda

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  11. Thanks for the excerpt an giveaway. I want to read this book badly now.
    leighannecrisp at yahoo dot com

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  12. Thanks for the chance to win and for the excerpt. Sounds like a very interesting read!
    smbtreadwel@yahoo.com

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  13. like the excerpt and great cover! - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  14. like the excerpt and cover! - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  15. wow sound like a very deep story.

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  16. Thank you for the excerpt, it sounds like a compelling story.

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