Title: The Space Between Love & Hate
Duet: The Space Between #1
Author: Melissa Toppen
Genre: New Adult Romance
Tropes: Enemies to Lovers/Love Triangle
Release Date: March 10, 2023
From USA Today Bestselling Author Melissa Toppen, comes a brand-new, enemies to lovers, new adult romance that will take you on an intoxicating journey of friendship, betrayal, self-discovery, and the cost of risking it all for the person you love.
I remember the first time I saw Sutton Barnett in perfect detail- like a fragment of time suspended in front of my eyes. I remember his shirt- faded blue against tanned skin that had seen countless hours of the summer sun. Wet droplets peppered his shoulders from where his still wet hair had dripped onto the fabric. He rounded the bottom of the stairs, our eyes meeting for only a fraction of a second before he looked away, but it was long enough for me to know right then and there that nothing would ever be the same again.
And I was right. At thirteen years old, I had predicted exactly what was to come. Some things you just know are an absolute inevitability, and Sutton was that for me. The one thing I couldn’t escape no matter how far or fast I ran. But the distance only made me want him more. Time intensifying the deep ache that I could not outrun no matter how hard I tried. I loved him so much it hurt. But I also hated him almost as intensely.
Over the years I found comfort there- in the space between love and hate. But even I knew I couldn’t stay there forever- that one day I’d be forced to face Sutton again. I just wish I was a hell of a lot more prepared when that day finally came…
The Space Between Love & Hate is the first book in The Space Between Duet.
Free in Kindle Unlimited
Releasing May 19
Melissa Toppen is a USA Today Bestselling Author who specializes in New Adult and Contemporary Romance. She is a lover of books and enjoys nothing more than losing herself in a good novel. She has a soft spot for Romance and focuses her writing in that direction; writing what she loves to read.
Melissa resides in Cincinnati Ohio with her husband and two children, where she writes full time.
Published by Crystal's Book World
Where to start... Well I have always been a big fan of writing since I was small. I have pages and pages of poems I've written since elementary. So I have always been a fan of writing. A couple of years ago, I started my romance read journey with Fifty Shades of Grey. Now I can not stay away. I read anything Romance! Some of you may heard of the authors such as Julie Kenner, Lauren Blakely, Maya Banks, Sylvia Day, E.L. James.. Laurelin Paige..and I can go on and on. Reading is a stress reliever for me.. Oh and add that with a glass of wine :) I am a mom to two wonderful boys still in elementary. I have been married to my husband for seven years. I am blessed to finally have the time to start a reading blog and share my reviews of my favorite reads! I hope you enjoy these books as much as I have. xoxo Crystal
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