Encroachment by Monica DeSimone

Claire McEvoy’s carefully constructed walls come tumbling down as she’s faced with her past, opening her heart to the possibility of love. Monica DeSimone outdid herself in this second installment of her Coach’s Shadow trilogy.

After Claire McEvoy’s first attempt at love was shattered by devastating violence, she built walls, barriers, and obstacles to protect herself from everyone, including her family. She learned to cope by devoting her entire life to taking care of everyone else’s needs and happiness.

Jackson Alexander knows all of the past ugliness that occurred, and although he has loved Claire since she was fifteen years old, he always settled for the friendship that she offered. Now, twenty-three years later, he is back and getting the chance he always desired.

Claire still finds it impossible to let any man into her life, but he won’t be deterred. This time he is not letting her push him away. Even if it means getting a flag on the play for encroachment, Claire will ultimately be his.

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Second Half by Monica DeSimone

From debut author, Monica DeSimone, Second Half is a story full of love, pain, and second chances. Can two old flames move beyond the hurt or has too much damage been done?

second-halfZoey McEvoy is a strong, sassy, independent woman that has vowed to herself that she will never allow anyone the opportunity to determine her emotional well being again. After a battle with depression that ended in an attempted suicide she has clawed her way out of the all encompassing darkness. Founding the Coach’s Shadow Foundation in honor of her father Zoey finds herself thrown back into the life of the man that emotionally destroyed her eight years earlier.

Derrick Hendrickson chose his career over Zoey and is now back to recapture the love that he so recklessly tossed away. Unaware of the devastation his departure caused, he has to reestablish the trust that he lost when he left her. With the help of their best friends and Zoey’s sister Claire, Derrick has a strong chance of proving that he never stopped loving her. However, Zoey’s trust issues are major hurdles that need to be crossed. Will Zoey ultimately find the strength to forgive and allow Derrick and love back into her life, proving that the Second Half can be so much brighter?

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