âWhen the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.â
Keanu Lee, the funny man, finds himself on the sticky end of a night out with his best friend Levi.
Keanu's life is about to take another unexpected, sharp turn. New friends will be found under the most unique circumstances.
Hope Walker is a lost soul, and Ajax, the street performer, is her unspoken protector. Together, they survive the streets of Ocean Beach.
Life has a way of righting wrongs when you least expect it.
Come join this sexy crew as they show you that, even though life may take from you, it can also give back when you least anticipate it.
The Ocean Beach series continues with the brotherhood, passion, and laughter you have grown to love, and through the eyes of these survivors, you will realize love can truly heal.
The past will never be forgotten, but there is hope if you just allow yourself to have a little faith.
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EXCERPT - Keanu Pov
âDo you want to come join us, Keanu? I just realized you were sitting over here by yourself.â
I look over at Slade and then back over at Phoenix. âSo, kids, whatâs up with you two?â OKAY, so Iâm starting to slur a little.
âSounds like youâve had enough alcohol for the night,â Phoenix says.
Slade grunts and pretends heâs busy, wiping the bar down, even though he has wiped the same place in front of Phoenix several times. Phoenix turns her back on Slade and aims her boobies in my face, which I think is funny, so I start getting that drunk man-giggle going. Wanting to annoy Slade, she pretends Iâm not being a little school boy, but sheâs doing it with the wrong person. I am not getting in between those two.
Slade clears his throat. âIs there an order youâd like to put in for you and your friends?â The friends bit is said not so friendly.
âOh, hey, Slade. I didnât see you there,â she quips over her shoulder at him.
How could she not see him? Heâs huge. I think Iâm seeing two of him, which makes me chuckle.
âIâll be right with you. Keanu and I are talking.â
Ooooh, she did not just use me to make Slade wait. On that note, I decide I shall move on home and slam my hand down a little too hard on the bar.
âOkay, guys, sorry to be a pooper, but Iâm heading on home, and I will leave you two to whatever this is you two are doing.â I lean over and give Phoenix a kiss on the cheek and catch the possessive glare being directed at me from Slade. âI think I will call a cab.â
âIâll do it for you. You go wait out front, and there will be one with you shortly,â Slade growls out to me.
Somebody is a bit grouchy.
âThanks, bro. Enjoy the rest of your night, and same to you, too, Phoenix.â I shake Sladeâs hand and head off to take a piss before I leave.
Iâm wearing the doppelganger tonight, so Iâm a bit slower with taking a leak. After what happened with Levi today, something inside me just wanted to make me feel a bit more normal tonight, so I chose to wear the doppelganger prosthetic under my loose fitting long sleeved t-shirt. I should have fought the insecurities which had decided to rear their ugly head and just worn the âbig gun.â Sometimes, I let them creep up on me and take over then wonder if Iâm whole enough for somebody to love me.
I zip my pants up and think, Fuck it! Iâm quite a catch. Then I have another chuckle to myself.
I head on out, yelling goodbye to Slade as I leave and waving to Phoenix.
Slade raises one arm in the air to wave at me yet doesnât take his eyes off Phoenix, whom he seems to be having a heated discussion with. Those two kids need to just give into each other.
Almost as soon as I walk outside, a cab pulls up, and he calls out to me through his open window. âAre you Keanu?â
I move towards the back passenger door. âThe one and only.â
Writing has been a part of her life for many years. Life was getting on and it was time to put her fears aside and do what she does best. It was time to show readers what she was made of, take that leap off the diving board and see where it takes her.
Emma is a creative person at heart. She loves to read as much as write, devouring books into the wee hours of the morning.
Who needs sleep, right?
Photography is another great passion of hers.
A Little Faith is the first book released in the Ocean Beach series and proved to be quite the surprise read of 2014 for contemporary romance lovers with Hope Is Lost following closely on.
Emma James is one determined snowflake who is here to make her imprint in the writing world.
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