For the last seven years, Caleb Bonelli has let those three words define him—mold him—make him into the man he is today. Living hard and fast, he has never looked back, determined to ignore the pain and suffering of his past. Until he hits rock bottom.
She’s alone, afraid, and tortured.
Henley Matthews doesn’t need anyone—only her music. She learned at an early age that she has no choice but to find comfort in the cards she’s been dealt. A life full of beauty she holds onto tightly because she doesn’t know when it will be taken away.
When Henley allows Caleb into her life, everything spirals out of control. She discovers things about his past that should send her running. But instead, it gives her a reason to stay. Will he feel the same about her once he learns her secrets? Can a damaged man like Caleb handle the truth behind the beautiful tortured woman?
- Original Title:Beautiful Torture (Twisted Fate #1.5)
- Author:Emery Jacobs
- Rating:8.58 / 10
Eight Years Earlier
“You can go. We’re done here,” Piper says as she kicks the cover off her naked body. She swings her legs off the side of the bed and stands. Then she glances at me—her face free from emotion—just grimacing lips and empty eyes.
“There’s no need to be such a bitch, Piper. If you want me to go—then I’ll go.”
“That’s what I want. For you to go,” she mumbles.
I roll out of bed and grab my jeans and t-shirt before saying, “Sometimes I don’t know what the fuck you want from me. And don’t pretend like you don’t understand the way this relationship works. Because we both know that you do.”
“Yes, Caleb, I do know how this works. But you also know how I feel abo...