A friendship between the lost and lonely Caroline, and the unhappy Sebastian, leads to an illicit love that threatens them both.
Caroline Wilson is trapped in a cold and loveless marriage with an older man. When her husband finally wins a long sought-after promotion, Caroline feels she has little choice but to follow him to a new home in San Diego. There she meets Sebastian, a young man of 17.
For an all too brief summer, their happiness blooms.
But external pressures begin to bear down, not least from the overbearing David, and Sebastian’s parents begin to suspect that their son has a secret. Even Caroline’s new friend, Donna, realizes that dark passions exist below the serene surface.
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My Thoughts; I have to start out by being completely honest. When I first started this book, I could not decide if I was really enjoying it or if I was a little freaked out. It deals with two HIGHLY controversial topics.; marital infidelity and a relationship that teases the line between moral and immoral, legal and illegal if you will. Had I not had these feelings toward the beginning, and to be completely honest I am still a little torn, I would have given this book 5 stars
Caroline is a very unhappily married, 30 year old woman. Sebastian is a mature beyond his years 17 year old young man. He is only 4 short months from his 18 birthday - but what a difference a few months can make. They are the thing that tips the right vs wrong scale. The difference between a happy life together and years in jail. The difference between having the person you love forever or having to watch as you walk away.....
I really did enjoy this story and I found myself cheering for them and hoping that everything would work out. Hoping that 4 little moths would not end their world. I am curious to see where the story goes from here. However, be warned, this book does not end with a happily ever after it has a big fat TO BE CONTINUED. For an "erotic" romance it was a little tame so I guess maybe the genre is skating a thin line as well. I say give this one a go and see how you feel, you just might find yourself surprised.