Cinder Wyatt wants only one thinga chance to start over. A new life seems possible when she moves across the country to the quiet town of Webster Groves, Missouri. Cinder finds an ally in Giancarlo Piassanti, an ex-Marine turned martial arts instructor whose private lessons teach Cinder more than simply how to defend herself. But just when Cinder thinks she no longer has...more
From the moment Cinder w...more
I had a few problems with the book. Again we have an author who referen...more
But when she meets Giancarlo Piasanti, a martial arts expert with his own dojo. She gets more than she bargained for. She takes lessons with him, meets his friends and for a while the threat of her ex coming to find her is lessened. She falls for the handsome Giancarlo and excels in defending herself, thanks to his private lessons.
The author seems to have infused so...more
Ms. Hubbard teaches me as an aspiring writer how to use lan...more
The very first chapter of this book immediately hooks you. It is a prologue introduction to the the penultimate chapter in the heroine, Cinder's, life with her abusive husband. It is effective because the events unfold as told by a bystander who happens upon a horrific scene of domestic violence. It sets up the rest of the story very well because you are as sure as Cinder is that her psycho husband isn't quite done with her...more
I want to read about Zae and Chip now.. Everyone needs a friend like Zae. and Karl turn out not to be so bad, so I would really like to hear more on him also. Cinder and Gian were good characters, you wanted to see this couple succeeds, the scene with his aunts h...more
I learned a lot about martial arts and that world.
This was a very good book. I really enjoyed it.