Some say love is deadly. Some say love is beautiful. I say it is both.
Faith Watters spent her junior year traveling the world, studying in exquisite places, before returning to Oviedo High School. From the outside her life is picture-perfect. Captain of the dance team. Popular. Happy. Too bad it’s all a lie.
It will haunt me. It will claim me. It will shatter me. And I don't care.
Eighteen-year-old Diego Alvarez hates his new life in the States, but staying in Cuba is not an option. Covered in tattoos and scars, Diego doesn't stand a chance of fitting in. Nor does he want to. His only concern is staying hidden from his past—a past, which if it were to surface, would cost him everything. Including his life.
At Oviedo High School, it seems that Faith Watters and Diego Alvarez do not belong together. But fate is as tricky as it is lovely. Freedom with no restraint is what they long for. What they get is something different entirely.
Love—it will ruin you and save you, both.
Links for BEFORE YOU
BEFORE YOU Playlist
I didn’t actually listen to music while I wrote Before You (and I don’t normally listen to music while I write—I prefer quiet to better hear my characters), but I came up with a playlist of a few songs that Faith would def listen to. Same for Diego.
***Side note: though it goes against my norm, I did actually have a playlist that I listened to while I wrote After Us,Book 2 in the Before & After series (because it fit perfectly with a special scene in the book), which you will see in the back of After Us when it releases December 30, 2014, so look out for that!
“Try” by Colbie Caillat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXoZLPSw8U8
“Love Story” by Taylor Swift https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xg3vE8Ie_E
“Heart of Dixie” by Danielle Bradberry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BylRObFjmaE
“Cups” by Anna Kendrick https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmSbXsFE3l8
“Darte un Beso” by Prince Royce https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdOXnTbyk0g
“Danza Kuduro” by Don Omar featuring Lucenzo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zp1TbLFPp8
“Mi corazoncito” by Aventura https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWdiV_JoIXQ
“Estoy Enamorado” by Wisin & Yandel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whBcmlaSLJM
About Amber Hart
Amber Hart grew up in Orlando, Florida and Atlanta, Georgia. She now resides on the Florida coastline with family. When unable to find a book, she can be found writing, daydreaming, or with her toes in the sand. She's the author of BEFORE YOU, AFTER US, UNTIL YOU FIND ME, and sequel to UNTIL YOU FIND ME (untitled as of yet). Represented by Beth Miller of Writers House.
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