Artificial Love: Book 2 in The Good Bye Trilogy is live 4/1/15!
Johnny Lennox, lead guitarist of Love Sick Ponies, tried to love once. Diligent, loving, attentive, and giving, he is not. Obsessive. Compulsive. Self-sabotage. That sounds more like it. And why not? Jules Delaney, the one girl he ever tried to love, is gone and her absence continues to ruin his life in and out of the band. Emily McDonald got the word “nice” when she was twelve. Nice. Nice. Nice. She is a nice woman. Because she is so nice - her husband likes to cheat, her friends like to take advantage of her, and her self-esteem is dead. Late one night, Johnny and Emily find themselves sleeping only a few feet away from one another – an awkward situation that can’t be rectified. Until… They begin to share their experiences from childhood into adulthood. They experience unexplained events together. Ultimately, they rock the LSP tour bus, where they find a different kind of love in one another. When the tragedy strikes, they must ignore their instinct, expectations, and other people's judgment to fight for one another. Were they artificial or did they fall into the genuine kind of love?
** This is the 2nd book in The Good Bye Trilogy*** Mature audiences ONLY. May be questionably graphic in one scene.
Oh Johnny...you need to stop making my heart hurt! I've been a little in love with this messed up little puppy for a long time now! He's the kind of character that you want to slap with one breath and hug the hell out of him with the next...but whichever emotion he evokes in you....trust me, he'll evoke one!! Emily is ''Nice'' she's nice to the point where she apologises to the woman her cheating sod of a husband is sleeping with when she walks in on them! She's ''Nice'' to the point where she gets trampled by every single person she meets. I kinda want to slap some evil into her!! Unfortunately, life seems to do enough of that. Nice guys always finishes last I suppose. This book is truly something different for Alisa...she has always been a funny lady but up until now, I wouldn't have said that her books were laugh out loud-giggling to yourself days later- kinda funny! (Pasta sauce...once you've read the book...come talk to me because even writing this I'm giggling!) The intricate mesh of hilarity and serious themes were sewn together utterly seamlessly! I'll freely admit to being a little hesitant to read this however! 'Plastic Confidence' is easily in my top 10 books of all time and I was terrified that this could be the chubby little sister of a companion...well, when I'm wrong, I say I'm wrong! and boy was I wrong!!! 'Artificial Love' had moments of extreme hilarity and moments that were so raw, so full of emotion, that my breath caught in my throat. This is the first book in a long time that has left me with that ''Wait...WTF...NOOOOOO!! you can NOT do this!!!! nooooo!!'' feeling when you finish! lets just say...Alisa, you're amazing but you need to tie yourself to your laptop and give me 'Elastic Hope' absolutely NO toilet breaks! no excuses...I need that bad boy!!
WHAT READERS ARE SAYING!
"... starts off with humor, but then found the perfect blend to bring it back to her usual style. I feel that this is Alisa's greatest writing yet. " - Goodreads Review - 5 STARS!
"Sometimes we find the unexpected in the least expected and sometimes when all is said and done we thrive !! Beautiful insight on how something that happens in childhood can define, mold, and even haunt us through adulthood. - ARC Review, Kelly B. (Ireland)
"I have been a huge fan of Alisa Mullen's from day one and I can't believe the growth she has shown in writing! Artificial Love is an emotional journey that you will be happy you took. I can't wait to see what Alisa has in store for us in her next book!" - ARC Review, Dawn S. (Bostonian)
About Alisa Mullen!
Alisa Mullen is the author of the Best Selling Saga, The Chosen Series and the Best Selling psychological suspense novel, Plastic Confidence. She is also the author of Following the Sun, One Missing Link, and many other short stories and novellas. She sometimes goes by kaycee veil.
Growing up in Down East Maine, Mullen received a BA from Texas A&M University and a MS from Our Lady of Lake University in San Antonio, Texas. When she isn't writing, she enjoys reading, making necklaces, and spending time with her family.
Mullen lives in South Texas with her loving husband and their two children.
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