He’s keeping a secret from his entire family. She’s keeping a secret from him. Their relationship has been occasional for the past five years… can there ever be more?
Lawrence Astor is stoic. He’s the level-headed one of his two siblings. Never one to overreact or cause a scene. Except, he’s keeping a massive secret from his entire family, and he has been for over five years.
He’s had enough of hiding, of his life being in limbo. Everyone in his family is finally finding their place and happiness, except him. They’re starting families and building their lives. Lawrence is still only seeing his own wife on occasion.
She has been keeping a secret, sneaking away from her home one weekend every three months to spend a total of forty-eight hours with her husband.
Rory Astor is living on borrowed time. She stays away from her own husband in an effort to save him.
Can they salvage their relationship and live happily ever after, or are they doomed to be separated forever?
Truth or Dare?
Katherine “Kit” Passin is used to being alone, and she's good at it. Or at least, she thought she was, until she arrives in Ashton as her aunt’s latest lingerie protege. Soon, Katherine falls deeper into the city's glamorous underbelly. Drawn to a crowd that forces her to come out of her shell, corsets aren’t the only things Katherine risks becoming tangled in.
Jack Carver ran away from home eight years ago. Kicked out of school, in a string of unconventional jobs, and living in his best friend’s guest room after professing his unrequited love, Jack is further from his goal of becoming a professional photographer than he ever was. He happily masks his disappointment behind a cunning smile and knowing where all the best parties are. That is, until Kit is invited along on a night to remember, and he realizes the timid seamstress new to the city isn’t all he expected.
And everyone has truths they don’t want to share.
The Strings That Hold Us Together is a contemporary, found-family, slow-burn romance. Perfect for those in search of a steamy slow-burn with an emotional Happily Ever After, and plenty more stories to tell in Ashton.