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The Broken Beginning - Part One

The Broken Beginning - Part One

The Broken Beginning - Part One (Aces High MC - Charleston - Book 8)


This was a reader requested story for the characters Merc and Tiger Lily. It is written in two parts (books 8 & 9 of the series). They can be read as a stand-alone duology, apart from the rest of the series.

Tiger Lily
When I was a little girl, I always dreamed of my wedding. I dreamed of my husband, my children, my future. When I developed a crush on the gorgeous boy who was my neighbor, he became the man in those dreams. When he took my virginity, those dreams were at the forefront of my mind, turning just another hook up - for him - into something more in my heart. Unrequited love feels like hell when you realize it’s unrequited. It feels worse when you see those two pink lines on the stick telling you that your one fantasy night turned into so much more. It’s unbearable when your love is forced to marry you, but never honors the vows he took. My heartbreak lasted for years. Eventually, things changed but our path to get there was never easy. 

She was the girl I always overlooked until one stupid night, and the worst decision of my life, cost me my freedom. She was the girl who trapped me with a kid I never wanted. Slowly, as time moved on and another kid was brought about by another dumb decision on my part, I began to realize what I had been overlooking all along. She was fiercely loyal in the face of my betrayals. She loved harder than any person I knew. She was always there for me, even when I never gave her the same courtesy in return. Then, she decided enough was enough and I learned to fight for what’s important instead of taking what was easy.


ACES HIGH MC - CHARLESTON (complete series)

1 - The Other Princess (Ever and Deck)

2 - A Love So Hard (Lucy and Double-D)

3 - The Princess and the Prospect (Anna and Joker)

4 - The Killing Ride (Christina and J-Bird)

5 - A Twist of Fate (Gretchen and Kane)

6 - Everlasting (Ever, Deck, Lucy, and Double-D)

7 - A Year and a Day (Toby's novella)

8 - The Broken Beginning - Part One (Tiger Lily and Merc)

9 - The Broken Beginning - Part Two (Tiger Lily and Merc)

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