Wounded Dance by Deanna Roy
(Lover’s Dance, #2)
Publication date: April 11th 2017
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance
For four years, I’ve had a terrible, wonderful, beautiful secret.
But now it’s out.
My brief brush with fame caught the attention of a boy I once loved. He was ripped from my life at a tender age by my father, who moved us and hid me away so that we could not meet again.
Only after he was gone did I learn I was pregnant with his child.
He’s spent years trying to find me.
And now he’s at Dreamcatcher Dance Academy.
He’s going to find our baby, he says. The adoption wasn’t legal since he didn’t know.
He has no idea how close our little girl really is. That I secretly teach her ballet.
He can’t know how important it is that I keep the secret.
But when your boyfriend is Blitz Craven, the reality TV dance show star, the press follows you everywhere.
And no matter how much Blitz wants to protect me from my old love, from the threat he poses to our happy life, there’s one fact I have to face.
My past has caught up with me.
Wounded Dance is book two of the Lovers Dance series. Each book is full length and stands alone, but should be read in series order to avoid spoilers.
Sometimes, you discover an author whose narrative voice raises the books up from the crowd. Deanna Roy is one of those authors for me.
This book has a very different feel to book one. This is a filling in of the gaps from Livia’s history. And the reveal was not what I expected at all. But the thread throughout was the strength of the relationship between Blitz and Livia, and the courage that she seems to draw from that, even whilst worrying what the fallout could be.
Sequels can sometimes not live up to the original. That is not the case here. I just love this couple, I really do. I can only imagine what the author is going to give us with the next volume, and I’m really looking forward to reading all about it.
I voluntarily reviewed an advanced reader copy of this book.
Deanna Roy is the six-time USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance and women’s fiction.
She is a passionate advocate for women who have lost babies. She has several books on the subject, including her bestseller FOREVER INNOCENT, a romance about a couple whose baby is taken off life support at seven days old.
She has run the website PregnancyLoss.Info for fifteen years, including many large spin-off support groups both online and in person.
To learn about new releases, sign up for her subscriber list at http://deannaroy.com/news. She has regular giveaways in conjunction with major pregnancy loss events.