This is the UNCUT version of “from Pain to Pleasure.” For readers sensitive to adult material, a softer, edited version exists. Look for it on Bella’s author page.
Alex had never been in love; he’d gone from nerd to stud over his four years in high school. No woman had ever captured his heart. Until…
He falls for Danielle.
It’s love at first sight for both of them when they meet at college in Gainesville, Florida.
But, their love is stopped from blossoming by Brian, Danielle’s violent, half-crazed boyfriend. The product of a home as broken and abusive as Danielle’s, he’s clung to her obsessively in a mistaken effort to help them survive the horrors of their upbringing.
As an adult, Brian can’t truly love a woman, though. He can only control–by brutal force, if necessary.
Danielle, her feelings warped by years of abuse, must fight ceaselessly to break away from Brian and learn to love a man who won’t hurt her.
Alex must summon all his strength and will to love and protect Danielle from a man who is perfectly willing to destroy what he cannot have