Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Blog Tour: Cold Hard Truth

Author: Anne Greenwood Brown
Pub. Date: April 3, 2018
Publisher: Albert Whitman Company
Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook
Pages: 256

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Emmie O’Brien is a former good girl now on the fringe. She spent a crazy year involved with Nick, her mom’s drug dealer; after her arrest she was lucky to go back to her old life. But she’s haunted by the choices she made—first, to be with Nick, and then later, to testify against him. Max Shepherd is a senior varsity hockey player with serious anger issues. His grief over the death of his girlfriend causes him to see injustice wherever he looks. When they meet in community service, Max is drawn to Emmie’s calm energy, but Emmie knows better than to get too close to anyone. When friends of Nick show up seeking revenge, Emmie is forced to come to terms with her past, while Max has to control his protective instincts. They must trust one another, especially when Emmie’s situation takes a dangerous turn.

Review: This story is more emotionally heavy that I expected for a YA, and I was pleasantly surprised. While I have read other books that deal with similar issues in this age group, and toward the end this one became slightly predictable, I did enjoy it, and am glad I picked it up.

About Anne:

Anne Greenwood Brown lives in Minnesota with her patient husband and three hilarious children.

She is the author of the following Young Adult novels:

COLD HARD TRUTH (contemporary/romance);

GIRL LAST SEEN (contemporary/suspense);

and the paranormal mermaid trilogy: LIES BENEATH, DEEP BETRAYAL, PROMISE BOUND.

She also writes adult romance under the name A.S. Green.

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