Thrilling new adult romance from the pen of Marchela Wells. The new novel, Rising from the Ashes, just released by Xlibris is the story of love at first sight.
Almost at the same moment that the heroine meets the love of her life and falls in love with him, she is pursued by three convicts who had raped her when she was age sixteen.
Set in Houston, Texas with scenes from around the city, there are car-bombs, car-chases, assassination attempts and a kidnapping. There is romance, a wedding, an exotic honeymoon in Tahiti accompanied by explicit sex scenes which set fire to many pages and to the readers mind.
Christina McIntyre experiences the trauma of a brutal gang-rape at age sixteen and shortens her name to Tina. She suffers through seventeen years of loneliness waiting on her Prince Charming. That day finally arrives when Clifford Stinson meets and falls instantly in love with Christina and their courtship sets both of their hearts spinning out of control as Cliff attempts to woo Tina at the same time the convicted rapists show up to torment their lives.
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if you choose the Amazon link and click on the ‘look inside’ link above the photo of the book it takes you to chapter 1. If you click on the right arrow è on the right side of the page, you will see the prologue. This option lets you read the prologue and 1st 3+ chapters. in the final print form. From there you may decide whether to purchase the novel in whichever format you desire.
I am currently working on a sequel to this story. My Daughter in Ashes.