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Review : Before Hadley by J. Nathan

** ARC provided by the Author for an honest review **

Before and After .. once you have lived through the before ... The after well it can either be painful or beautiful. When your life consists of two instances that define you as an individual, every choice you make sets forth a chain of events that has the power to heal or destroy.

J. Nathan wove such a tale that at the end of this read I was left teary eyed and reeling. I simply did not want this story to end.

Caynan will forever be one of my favorite Book Boyfriends, not because of his looks (which btw OMG) but because of WHO he was. Sometimes authors make it impossible for the regular men out there to ever compete with our fictional heroes.

Hadley and Caynan meet in a way that was actually perfect for them .. they crashed into each other at a party. Typical boy meets girl, girl is too good for him, push and pull, HEA etc right? WRONG !

What these two go through is raw, powerful, inspiring and beautiful. The cards are stacked against them from day one. Secrets and lies, cast a dark shadow and when things come into light .. pain and destruction. Why is it that we always ask the same question .. "Is love enough to sustain this couple" ? Seems to be the age ole question we always want answers to .. and sometimes it is ... sometimes it's not. Love isn't always beautiful, wrapped in a pretty bow with sunshine and unicorns .. it's REAL and it hurts and it changes people. The question is I think how does love affect you as a person? Does it make you better, stronger and more in tune with your surroundings?

This is what happens with this couple .. as they go through the process of being teenagers to young adults. Facing issues that people their age don't typically ever encounter. When the ugliness of your past rears its ugly head, the pain of your struggles brought to light, and secrets you wished would remain buried revealed .. how does it affect the people you love. Who was this person you thought you loved .. an illusion ? Can redemption be found. Will LOVE be enough and how did it change two innocent people who wanted so bad to believe in it?

The strength of Hadley and Caynan will be tested but in the end everything they overcome will be worth it .. will it be together or apart is what you have to read to find out.

Sexy and emotionally charged , J. Nathan will have you crying, laughing, blushing and holding your breathe .. waiting to see HOW Caynan's life Before Hadley changed after Hadley.