My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Summary from GoodReads
Dirt poor. Hillbilly. Backwoods hick. Mountain folk.
Tenleigh Falyn struggles each day to survive in a small, poverty-stricken, coal mining town where she lives with her sister and mentally ill mother. Her dream of winning the college scholarship given to one student by the local coal company and escaping the harshness of her life, keeps her going.
Kyland Barrett lives in the hills, too, and has worked tirelessly—through near starvation, through deep loneliness, against all odds—to win the Tyton Coal Scholarship and leave the town that is full of so much pain.
They're both determined not to form any attachments, but one moment changes everything. What happens when only one person gets to win? When only one person gets to leave? And what happens to the one left behind?
Kyland is a story of desperation and hope, loss and sacrifice, pain and forgiveness, but ultimately, a story of deep and unending love.
THIS IS A STAND-ALONE SIGN OF LOVE NOVEL, INSPIRED BY TAURUS. New Adult Contemporary Romance: Due to strong language and sexual content, this book is not intended for readers under the age of 18.
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I love Mia Sheridan. It began with Archer's voice (which by the way will become a movie) and still continues. After Sagittarius, Leo, Scorpio and Pisces it's time for Taurus.
Ten and Kaylan live in ar rural poor town into the mountains. Life is hard and a scholarship is the only thing that seperates them. And brings them together at the same time. Told by two different POVs their story unfolds in all the tragedy which is enough to make you cry. There are some funny moments into the story, glimpses of joy and love, but soon everything shatters.
When Ten and Kayland find each other again they have to deal with the secrets which broke them apart and also they come to realize that love can win over anything; be it money, fame and any thing corporeal.
What matters is the love of another and that's how the beauty of Mia Sheridan's writting brings it to the readers. A heartful, complete read and one of the most emotional, I've read so far on the contemporary genre.
About the author
Mia Sheridan is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author. Her passion is weaving true love stories about people destined to be together. Mia lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband. They have four children here on earth and one in heaven.