When your past catches up, it's time to stop running.
Jake Mathews messed up yet again— but this time his misstep lands him in the hospital. He wakes up to find the girl of his dreams and the memory of having his deepest secret revealed.
Emily Taylor needs a break. She's been working double shifts as a nurse just to pay the bills while trying to heal a broken heart. The last thing she needs is to fall for a patient.
Strapped with community service and the knowledge that he's disappointed everyone in his life, Jake is determined not to let Emily slip through his fingers. Emily wants Jake, but can she really open herself up to heartache again?
5 of 5 Wrecked
Alyssa Rose Ivy has done it again! Lord I can not stress enough that this author always has a way at pulling on your heart strings and giving you want and need in a story. In Wrecked we meet Jake and Emily. Jake is a hot mess always messing up and doing things that are not healthy for him or to him but he is a risk tacker. Only one night it goes to far and he winds up in the hospital. When he wakes up he realizes where he is and what he did to get there and he knows there is going to be hell to pay. He has disappointed his family and friends once again.Then things start to look up when he sees a nurse Emily but Jake has yet to realize he will have to work to get Emily because she is no holds bar when it comes to men and dating and especially dating a patient.
Emily is working around the clock to keep herself busy. She is getting over a breakup and it is not going so well. She keeps herself busy with her work and the patients she helps out day after day. Then she meets Jake and her world changes. At first she thinks she is crazy for even considering to like Jake because he is a patient and that is a no no but as time goes on and Jake wears her down she decides she can at least be friends with him. But Jake has other plans for them and he will stop at nothing to have the one girl he wants.
Jake also realizes that he will have to work extra hard to win Emily's trust because she has had her heart broken. He also has to pay for what he did with doing community service. Can Jake win Emily over? Will Emily let Jake in? If you know Alyssa's writing style then you know there is the good, the bad, and the ugly to this story but it a MUST READ! You will be so glad you did!
Alyssa Rose Ivy is a Young Adult and New Adult author who loves to weave stories with romance and a southern setting. Although raised in the New York area, she fell in love with the South after moving to New Orleans for college. After years as a perpetual student, she turned back to her creative side and decided to write. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and two young children, and she can usually be found with a cup of coffee in her hand.