Abigail Spencer excelled in all things academic, including graduating at the top of her class. Her payoff came with a job offer she couldn’t refuse at the university she adored. Her life’s plan wrapped in a neat, tidy package until the man who lived in her dreams, and never in her reality, knocked down her walls.
Wall Street entertained Elliot Thompson until he grew tired of playing with fat cats with no morals. The golden boy changed directions when he charmed his way into the office of the Presidency at a top tier university. Never one to sit back waiting for life to happen, he found himself drawn to the one thing that challenged a rule he swore he’d never breach; an affair with an employee. His resolve wavered when he set his sights on an attractive wallflower. She turned into the one goal he never planned on fulfilling, but she became the one he knew he couldn’t live without.
The world dulled when you decided the fate of my future. Our son speaks of you as a superhero, and I grapple with the idea I wasn’t good enough to keep you here, safe—with us. I spend my days working to support our son, and my nights turn into one endless string of reckless decisions because reality provides no comfort. The truth of the situation buried deep down, since you’re gone, and I stand drowning in my own grief.
Along the shore, there’s a lady whose torment captured me the first time her aura caught my eye. Her beauty holds steady behind the mask she wears every morning. Something about her piques my interest as the days go by, and I know deep inside my mission beckons to uncover her secret and bring her back among the living. Written in her body language, speaks a familiar road I traveled. A road of sorrow nobody deserves stranded alone in its strangled web.
Fort Worth held happiness for most residents, but not Milo Garcia. His experiences tormented him and all he focused on revolved around escaping far away from the God-forsaken town.
He settled on two goals for vanishing from his current reality: the completion of his college degree and convincing his mother to follow him.
He held steady, following the course, until an unexpected new British student shattered his Middletown America.
Tired of living his privileged and shallow existence in rural Cambridgeshire, handsome and smart, Edward Baines-Tennant jetted off to the states, intending on completing his studies, while carving his own path in the world.
On the first day of classes, a chance meeting with a brooding stranger spun his world off its axis and sent him on a course of self-discovery. One which forced his eyes open wide; seeing beyond what presented itself and examining how those less fortunate than himself survived.
Meeting his match in Milo, sparks flew. Common sense told him to him to leave well alone, but his heart desired something more.