Indie Book Promo is happy to welcome R.D. Cole to the blog! She’s the author of Learning to Live, and is here to share about her book! If this book sounds like something you would be interested in reading, please find a buy link below and pick up a copy or two!
Trudy Love is used to being on her own and has rarely been shown affection. Between growing up in foster care and her abusive boyfriend she has no idea what life can be. At 19 she goes through something no one should ever experience and is left alone once again. Six months later she moves to Mobile, Alabama where she meets someone whose eyes bring back memories of the one person she misses every day. Too late she finds herself caught in a storm of emotions that are unwanted, but she’s determined to fight them off.
Jaxon Coleman has a good life, and for him to attend one of the finest med schools in the country and follow in his dad’s footsteps is a dream come true. However, dreams can change in life and when he meets Trudy he knows his will never be the same. Jax knows she has secrets she is unwilling to share, but he’s never given up on something he wants and he wants Tru.
Can Trudy stop resisting her feelings and welcome the chance to live a different life than she pictured or will her defiance and haunted past eventually take her out of Jax’s reach?
After tragedy living is not easy, but with the right person it can be learned.
Learning to Live is available:
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I live in Alabama and grew up an army brat. My family traveled a lot until we finally settled down along the Gulf Coast when I was 4. My husband is 9 years younger so I guess that makes me a COUGAR. I have a 9 yr old little girl who’s blind as well as autistic. My life is not boring with them two in it. Believe me.
I’ve always loved creating and I would constantly draw on my walls. My two hobbies growing up were painting and reading. Writing is something I wanted to do but didn’t think I could, until I woke up at three a.m. a few months back and started.
After that, the story took over. Even though some pieces of my life experience are within it, it is Tru and Jax’s story now. I have truly fell in love with this story and hope you all do too.
Excerpt from Chapter 3
I finally pull my gaze away and remember that I never thanked him for what he did. Geez, he must think I am a real bitch. “Um…” I hesitate. “About what you did today…I never said thank you.” I pause and glance back up in his dark coffee colored eyes. “Thank you,” I say in a whisper.
“You’re welcome,” he whispers back, and I feel like I’m drowning in the deep brown pools.
All the noise and chaos around me is forgotten as we have another moment like the one from earlier. I feel the flutter in my stomach return and my breathing begins to alter. What is going on?
“Here you go, Tru.” A red cup is pushed into my hands, and I grab hold right before it spills and I make a complete fool out of myself. After taking a small sip, I remember why I don’t drink beer. My face twists into a grimace, and Jaxon gives me a cocky grin. There’s no reason to complain because I like his smile. Relief washes over me since I don’t need to feel guilty for liking it either.