Sunday, March 16, 2014

Scarred by Love by C.A. Harms Blog Tour (with Giveaway) 03/16/14

Book: Scarred by Love

Author: C.A. Harms
Genre: Romance

Riley thought she was in love. She thought she found the perfect guy until his aggressive behavior became too much to handle and she ran.

Becoming withdrew from the world and hiding from the chance of loving again. Having four older brothers and a determined best friend she had no choice but to stand strong.

Over time Riley was able to open up once again. She had no idea that the one person she needed was right under her nose.

She was guarded and hesitant when it came to bad boys...after all it was a bad boy that shattered her once before.

Zander wanted the girl from the party. He wanted to be near her even though she continued to push him away. He couldn’t let go of the gorgeous girl with those stormy eyes.

They both had secrets they kept hidden from one another. They found it easier to talk to others than to confide in each other. Riley begins to realize Zander isn't who she thought he was and falling for the sexy voiced Lead Singer/Guitar player may be just what she needs.

They struggle through hard times and learn to trust again. But will the love that grows be enough to hold them together or will the heartache they suffer drive a wedge between them forever.

They could be toxic to one another or they could heal the wounds that run deep within their souls.


The sun was starting to set and I couldn’t stop yawning. I honestly felt like I could have slept for days.

“Do you wanna come over for a little while?”

When I faced him he looked so hopeful. I laughed at his pouting lip and pushed against

his chest.

“Okay, just for a little while.”

I secretly prayed that tonight would be a Beth free night. When we pulled into the

driveway and I saw her playing basketball with Mark and Cody, I sighed. Over the roar

of the bike I figured Zander couldn’t hear my disappointment.

I know they’re friends but I felt like she was always there. We never got time alone

because she seemed to always show up. I don’t know how many times she walked in on

us making out on the couch or against the counter.

She looked up when I removed the helmet and handed it to Zander.

“Hey Ry…it’s good to see you. Our boy here has been a fuckin buzz kill the last few days.

I think he was suffering from ‘Riley’s Hot Ass’ withdrawal.” I smiled at Cody. Leave it to

him to break the silence.

Zander grabbed my hand and pulled me toward the stairs.

“Dude where are you going? You gonna join the game?”

Zander laced his fingers with mine, “Nah Mark, tonight I’m all Riley’s. Catch you guys


I felt a flutter in my stomach and smiled up at him. When he winked back at me I

swooned. God damn, he had me right there in that moment; I was giddy. All it took was

for him to make me feel important to him.

An hour later we were snuggled on his couch with a movie in the DVD player. He threw

a blanket over us and I was wrapped up in his arms.

“Are we gonna be okay baby? Can we move forward from this together?” I nodded my

head and he kissed my neck just behind my ear. “I love you, Ry. I felt my heart race as

I turned in his arms. I looked up into his beautiful face and he smiled down at me. I

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traced his jaw with my fingertip and ran it across his lower lip.

Swallowing past the thickness within my throat, I took his face into my hands. “I love

you too Zander.” I brought his lips to mine and we began to kiss each other with such

passion. I could have kissed him for hours because the gentleness he expressed melted

me from the inside out. I felt desired and treasured as he made love to my mouth with


“Say it again Riley, please.” He watched me intensely.

“I love you.”

He smiled and closed his eyes, “Damn, if that isn’t the greatest thing I’ve heard in a long


I lightly laughed, “You’re so easy, you know that?”

He shifted me underneath him, “If you remember right I was the one that made you

wait.” I raised my eyebrows waiting for him to continue. “And it was pure hell to restrain


Our lips met once more and we were once again lost in each other. “Stay with me

tonight…I want you in my arms.”

“You just wanna get laid.”

He chuckled, “No, I wanna make love to you though.” He pushed forward against me

and I could feel his arousal. “Will you spend the night with me Riley?”

I nodded my head and pulled his mouth back to mine. There was no going back and I

wanted it…I wanted him. I wanted all of him, his heartache and smiles, his laughter and

tears. I was going to hold on tightly because Zander made my heart flutter and my knees

wobble and damn it if that didn’t feel amazing.

He picked me up and carried me to his bed with my legs wrapped tightly around his

waist. There was little talking and it was perfect. We scrambled to remove each other’s

clothes and to feel each other without restrictions. He left me to reach for a condom and

I instantly missed his warmth. I shuddered instantly when I felt him return and his body

pressed against me.

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About the author:
C.A. Harms

C.A. Harms is like any other addicted reader. She enjoys happy endings and HEA love stories. She hasn't always been a lover of Romance and had once been addicted to a good Mystery. Just recently she has taken on a new liking and now is a full blown Romance novel addict.

She lives in Illinois and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. You will always find her with her kindle or paperback in hand as it is her favorite pasttime.

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The Music of Scarred by Love:

Face Down -- The Red Jumpsuit Aparatus

I Hate Myself for Loving You -- Joan Jett

Don’t Speak -- No Doubt

Jar of Hearts -- Christina Perry

Black Eyes Blue Tears -- Shania Twain

Control -- Puddle of Mudd

Fighter -- Christina Aguilera

Call Me When Your Sober -- Evanescence

She Fuckin’ Hates Me -- Puddle of Mudd

S&M Remix -- Rhianna/Brittnay Spears

Addicted -- Saving Abel

Whataya Want from Me -- Adam Lambert

I Believe in this Thing Called Love (The Darkness)

I gotta Through This -- Daniel Bedingfield

Stormy -- Hedley

This -- Darius Rucker

When You Kiss Me -- Shania Twain

Fall for You -- Secondhand Serenade

Sad -- Maroon 5


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