Rough Edges 1

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Twenty-four-year-old socialite, Reese Walker has everything going for her. She’s at the top of her class at Yale University and about to be engaged to the handsome and wealthy Dr. Preston Hanson. A series of events force her to take a good hard look at what her life is to become. To follow duty and protocol would mean sacrificing not only her life and any chance at real love but everything she’s ever worked for including her closest friends.
Emotional turmoil pushes her into the strong and convenient arms of her best friends’ employee, Hunter Durn ending her relationship and vowed abstinence. After one amazing night with him, she has to admit to herself that there must be more to marriage than material advancement. A surprise pregnancy puts her into the difficult situation of confronting her one night stand or opting for security and marrying Preston.
Her one-night entanglement affects everyone she loves, but mostly her best friend Nicole, who is put in the predicament of choosing sides, Reese’s or Hunter’s. However, Nicole is not one to be deterred by boundaries and risks her friendship by pushing Reese to make the call. She must discover her independence and make the decision to cut and run, losing her best friends and freedom or withstand all of hell's fury to do the right thing and stand for what she believes is right and let Hunter have a hand in raising his child.

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Rough Edges 1

Submitted: June 30, 2015

Twenty-four-year-old socialite, Reese Walker has everything going for her. She’s at the top of her class at Yale University and about to be engaged to the handsome and wealthy Dr. Preston Hanson. A series of events force her to take a good hard look at what her life is to become. To follow duty and protocol would mean sacrificing not only her life and any chance at real love but everything she’s ever worked for including her closest friends.
Emotional turmoil pushes her into the strong and convenient arms of her best friends’ employee, Hunter Durn ending her relationship and vowed abstinence. After one amazing night with him, she has to admit to herself that there must be more to marriage than material advancement. A surprise pregnancy puts her into the difficult situation of confronting her one night stand or opting for security and marrying Preston.
Her one-night entanglement affects everyone she loves, but mostly her best friend Nicole, who is put in the predicament of choosing sides, Reese’s or Hunter’s. However, Nicole is not one to be deterred by boundaries and risks her friendship by pushing Reese to make the call. She must discover her independence and make the decision to cut and run, losing her best friends and freedom or withstand all of hell's fury to do the right thing and stand for what she believes is right and let Hunter have a hand in raising his child.
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Submitted: July 01, 2015

Chapter Two   Evening came way too fast for Reese, she’d retrieved the estimate and a new-to-her car to drive for th... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 06, 2015

Chapter Three   Reese had survived the horrible evening with Preston and the boys and now that they were all safely and... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 20, 2015

Chapter Four   It was eleven o’clock when Reese finally stirred the next morning, she opened her eyes to see Preston si... Read Chapter