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Leslie McAdam

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Leslie McAdam is a California girl who loves romance and well-defined abs. She lives in a drafty old farmhouse on a small orange tree farm in Southern California with her husband and two small children. Leslie's first published book, The Sun and the Moon, won a 2015 Watty, which is the world's largest online writing competition. She's gone on to receive additional literary awards and has been featured in multiple publications, including Cosmopolitan.com. Her books have been Top 100 Bestsellers on both Amazon and Apple Books. Leslie is employed by day but spends her nights writing about the men of your fantasies.

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Chapter 3 Excerpt from The Sun and the Moon

I watched as a group of surfers made their way out of the water.

The black, wetsuited bodies waded in the shallow tide, surfboards under their arms. They walked along the sand below the parking area, heading towards the rocks between the sand and the grassy picnic area.

I realized, as I watched a small group of four of them, that the body of one of them looked familiar.

Very familiar.

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“Drawing back, and then folding into the shore. Pause, crash. Pause, crash. It made you feel like you were a part of something infinite, looking at the endless waves like that.”
Leslie McAdam, The Sun and the Moon

“As I drove, I thought about the past year. It was amazing that I was noticing things like the ocean sparkle and stink, the pelicans, the crash of the waves, and the islands. Depression made you not notice things like that. It closed your world down and you didn’t enjoy anything at all. It was just too hard to do anything. Think. Move. Appreciate. Breathe. Too hard to do any of that.”
Leslie McAdam, The Sun and the Moon

“you have a shell, and I want to get in there and crack it wide open and show you how magnificent you already are, and how magnificent you’ll be.”
Leslie McAdam, The Sun and the Moon

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“you have a shell, and I want to get in there and crack it wide open and show you how magnificent you already are, and how magnificent you’ll be.”
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“I couldn't control my brain any more.  It wasn't working.  It was like a record player needle had slipped into the groove in the vinyl”
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“I didn't know what to think or believe anymore. It was overwhelming. Everything I had thought was wrong. I needed to make up my own mind on what to believe, but I had no idea what the right way was to do that.  So what did I do? I drank. A lot.”
Leslie McAdam, The Sun and the Moon

“As I drove, I thought about the past year. It was amazing that I was noticing things like the ocean sparkle and stink, the pelicans, the crash of the waves, and the islands. Depression made you not notice things like that. It closed your world down and you didn’t enjoy anything at all. It was just too hard to do anything. Think. Move. Appreciate. Breathe. Too hard to do any of that.”
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“I could drag my sorry ass out of bed most days, but I wasn’t sure of the reason why I did so.”
Leslie McAdam, The Sun and the Moon

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CristiinaReads❀ Merry Christmas sweets! Wishing you the happiest of times with your loved ones and a Happy New year! xoxo




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Elise ✘ a.k.a Ryder's Pet ✘ Hi! Just stopping by to wish you a great time in the Holidays 🎄 I hope you get everything you wish for and a happy New Year ♥





Leslie Cheers! Congrats! I see you like dark/MC stuff and this is lighter but it's still steamy. Hope you like it and high five back


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Elfina Renee Thank you so much for accepting my friend's request and the ARC. I look forward sharing the reading experience with you!
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