by kryst ashly
An Erotic Novella
From steamy flirting and illicit kisses at work to our first time while our friend was sleeping in the bed next to us. Well, we hoped she was asleep. I’m getting ahead of myself here. Let me back up a little.
I discovered my boyfriend cheating, and I decided to give him a second chance. I know, so dumb. >insert eye roll here<
They say hindsight is twenty-twenty, after all. But I digress.
When I finally found the courage to move on with my life? Well, I never expected to fall into the arms, and bed, of Damon Blak. He was everything I didn’t know I needed. And THEN some. If you catch my drift.
Hi. I’m Crystal Carlisle and this is a story about staying true to myself and finding freedom in making hard decisions. It’s a story about going after what I desire, despite how others may perceive my actions. But most of all, it’s a story about knowing I did ALL of these things because it was good for ME.
Warning: This book contains strong sexual content and language.
It is intended for mature audiences only (18+).
There To Stay
by kryst ashly
Romantic Suspense Novel
After the disastrous Fall Ball, where the details of Leslie’s sordid past were aired for at the entire town to hear, Leslie has skipped town. In her attempt to escape the heartache she now suffers, Leslie finds herself in the heart of Sin City. While there, she finds herself a new job and tries to put the thoughts of a certain sexy cowboy out of her mind for good. The only problem is it’s not working. Her heart aching for connection and her defenses down, Leslie finds that her past has caught up to her a lot sooner than she’d hoped. Now, she’s in a dangerous situation and this is the first time in her life she’s actually had someone to reach out to for help. The only question for her now is, will he be able to forgive her for leaving and come to her rescue?
Leslie is long gone and Trace has no idea where she could be. He has called in reinforcements to help find her but now it seems that the town has, once again, put the blame on him. Trace finds solace in alcohol, self-loathing, and an unhealthy trip down memory lane to the last woman he allowed into his life. One phone call in the middle of the night renews his desire to find Leslie and he sets out on his own investigation which takes an unexpected and bizarre turn into his own past. His only concern is finding Leslie alive, but will he be too late?
Find out the answers to all your questions you had from from Tempted to Stay, the first book in the debut duology by Kryst Ashly.
Possible triggers: Strong sexual themes, domestic violence, & sexual assault.
Tempted to Stay
By Kryst Ashly
Romantic Suspense Novel
When Trace Williams, handsome and enigmatic outsider, meets sexy and surprising wanderer, Leslie Whitaker, he doesn’t stand a chance.
When he offers her a one night stand, no strings attached, that’s something Leslie can handle, especially since she’s not sticking around long.
Entanglements never end well for Trace and Leslie comes from a past that forces her to keep everyone at arms length. It’s the only kind of relationship they are willing to commit to…as long as they follow the rules.
Will they be able to resist each other, or will Leslie be Tempted to Stay?
Brand new Author
Kryst Ashly resides in New York in a sleepy little town in the Catskill Mountains and dreams of owning a beach house someday. Besides writing, she loves reading, chocolate, listening to Mariah Carey, and cheering on the Green Bay Packers. She has two crazy children and one hilariously sarcastic husband who always keep her on her toes. When she’s not writing, she’s spending time with family and friends, running a small business, cooking, baking, and failing miserably at folding gobs of laundry.
I was captivated from the very first word and could not put this gem down until the very end!
– Angela MccLellan, reader of ‘Tempted to stay’
– Leanna Floyd, reader of ‘Tempted to stay’
3 words to describe this novel: Playful, Smart, and Hot. Ashly created a fun world to read. The descriptions were great, passion was hot, the vocabulary enriched the story, the plot was logical and intriguing, and her characters were layered.
– Lexi Miles, reader of ‘Tempted to stay’
That was the BEST ending…I WANT MORE!
– A. Murray, reader of ‘Tempted to stay’
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