Sydney is haunted by her past.
Raised by a strict, religious family, she was sent to gay conversion therapy as a teenager when she was caught kissing a girl. Now only 19, she’s trying to start over with a new life and a new name, but you can’t escape the past….
Caroline is the most stunning woman Sydney has ever seen. Every night, Sydney hears her singing from her apartment window, and every night, Sydney’s heart aches with something indescribable. When Caroline offers singing lessons, Sydney jumps at the chance to be in the captivating woman’s presence…but her desire for Caroline can’t be hidden. And Caroline is over twice her age.
Through Caroline’s gentle instruction, Sydney finds her voice again. The broken girl feels like she’s starting to mend. But her infatuation with Caroline is reaching a fevered pitch….
Will Sydney lose everything if Caroline finds out the girl is in love with her?
Provocative, passionate and achingly raw, The Longing, the latest romance from best-selling author Bridget Essex, explores the unbreakable human heart in a love story that you’ll never forget.© 2017 Bridget Essex and Rose and Star Press - the bookcover and blurb are used by courtesy of the rights holder.