Fury by Michelle Pace and Tammy Coons
Being raised by her mother and along with her brother and sister Cheyenne Carson had a tough upbringing. She was a good kid, received good grades loved to read, write and listen to music. At 17 she fell head over heels in love with a 21 years local singer. Things were great until the abuse started. Her mother, although slow to recognize the signs, ended up saving her. After her mother passes away from breast cancer, Cheyenne gets her dream job as a music journalist for The Sound Wave. She works with her best friend Steph, who happens to be The Sound Waves photographer and very good at what she does. Cheyenne is offered her dream assignment, one that will make her well known everywhere. She and Steph, along with a new intern Goddess they get an all access pass to tour with the British rock band Fury, their latest album has gone triple platinum and until now, they have never granted interviews.
“I’m drawn to her. I have been since the moment she appeared on my terrace. Her indecisiveness is just driving me mad. And this Nathan facet is like rubbing salt in the wound.”
Their boss introduces them to Fury’s manager Ian, and there is something about him that makes Cheyenne uncomfortable. The initial meeting with the band goes awry and things just seem to go from bad to worse. When Cheyenne interviews Fury’s Bassist and one of the founders, Scot Charles, things heat up. He is everything she swore to stay away from but the attraction that they share for one another is too strong to ignore, then you throw the bands keyboardist Nathan Clayton in the mix and things get extremely competitive. Then we have all the drama for Steph, when first meeting the band, Phillip Kersey, the bands lead singer thought she was paparazzi- so he broke her camera. Nathan who knows exactly who she is was star struck, he loves her photography. Phillip and Steph’s working relationship is not ideal. Phillip acts like a diva and refuses to cooperate for the photo shoots and interviews. Then you have Goddess, the intern who acts like a groupie. Cheyenne does her best to keep things professional for all of them but fate has other plans in store. Things start to heat up and their situation seems to get dangerous. Cheyenne is in a position to finally make her dreams come true and the skeletons in her past slowly start to surface and the choices she makes or doesn’t make will impact her future. The question Cheyenne must ask herself is does she follow her head or her heart?
“Scot, do you still believe in love at first sight?”
I enjoyed the characters in this book.. I loved Scot, he is a hottie but he is also so down to earth and very smart. He is a romantic at heart. I also adored Phillip. As much of an ass he was, I couldn’t help but to have a soft spot for him. Steph is the best friend anyone could want. She is honest, caring and supportive. Cheyenne is beautiful and broken, afraid to love and afraid to be loved. She has a tendency to over think things which end up making things worse. She, like most of us is her own worst enemy.
I enjoyed the interactions of the characters and the issues surrounding them.. I was able to figure out the plot but that didn’t ruin any part of the story for me at all. This book has a little bit of everything suspense, comedy, fear and romance.