Daniel’s got everything figured out. He makes a good living as an artist … mostly through offering “private shows” to the wives of local wealthy businessmen. He never stops playing the game and never lets anyone touch his heart. But when his current fling offers him a few hundred an hour for art lessons for her reclusive, college-dropout daughter, Daniel finds himself forgetting his own rules. The girl is rude. Insulting. Incredible.
And she sees straight through him.
Stella is hiding from the world, not because she wants to, but because crippling panic attacks await her every time she tries to live a normal life. She’s determined to push everyone–including her handsome new art teacher—away. But Daniel makes it utterly impossible. The guy is irritating. Mocking. Magnetic.
And makes her want things she knows she can never have.
What starts as a battle of wills turns into passion, where giving in means facing the things that scare them most.
Everything Between Us by Mila Ferrera
Wow, what a fantastic read. I was totally addicted to reading this book, I just HAD to find out what happened. Everything Between Us had such a unique premise for me with a complex collection of characters. The detailing of Estella’s condition was amazingly vivid and I had tears for her. But also felt compassion for Daniel and his challenges in life.
Daniel is a fantastic artist that questions his talent, but to add extra cash to his pocket, Daniel does gives art lessons to wealthy women (wink wink); plus teaching at the community college. Daniel has a brother overseas serving for his country and parents that he visits weekly. Daniel has a strong personality on the outside that shows charm, wit and hotness. On the inside, Daniel is insecure and plays games so he doesn't have to deal.
Daniel has a major deal with his current extra cash lover (Liza) and when he enters the mansion he spots Estella her daughter (better known to friends as Stella). He is definitely intrigued by her, but from what Liza says about her, she is crazy.
Stella has everything she ever asked for, attends a prestigious college and has friends, but suddenly her world comes crashing down. Stella started having panic attacks and her life only got worse. Not being able to handle college life any more and the fact her room-mate was affected by her attacks, Stella went home to seek help. Since meeting her mother’s latest toy, Stella cannot stop thinking about him. Daniel, not Dan, Danny or Danielle, just Daniel.
Daniel is commissioned to paint three pieces for Liza and thinking that some art lessons may also help Stella, Daniel is paid in advance for daily lessons. Daniel isn't really looking forward to giving the lessons, Stella seems to have a way of seeing through his shell and into his heart. This can only be trouble and it is from day one.
Stella is determined to get rid of Daniel and does everything she can think of to turn him away. Daniel is stubborn in his own right and continues with the lessons. Slowly, slowly Stella gives in and starts to draw with Daniel; she is discovering that he isn't just some man that uses women for money, but there is something hidden underneath.
Liza goes to a retreat for a week and during this time a severe storm hits; Stella by herself in the mansion starts to panic when the lights go out. Daniel still arrives for his regular appointment with her and ends up staying. One thing leads to another and they both start to uncover each other’s secrets. Stella is coming to rely on their lessons for company, but she still can’t find the courage to leave the house.
Can Daniel help Stella overcome her panic attacks (or agoraphobia)? Will Stella decide Daniel is worth fighting for and seek professional help? What will happen if Liza finds out about their feelings for each other? Will Daniel and Stella be together when they live in such different worlds?
I was absolutely addicted to this book from the get go. It was extremely interesting reading about the panic attacks that Stella has and the treatment that is required to beat them. I felt so many emotions throughout reading Everything Between Us and I utterly loved the writing style of Ms Ferrera. I had to grab another of her books and can’t wait to get stuck in. I highly recommend this books to all new adult romance readers, fantastic!
5 FABULOUS HEART WRENCHING BOOKS
About the Author
Mila Ferrera lives in New England, where she has a family and a job and does various normal, everyday things, all while plotting novels in her head. She has a passion for writing new adult/adult romance featuring psychological twists and tortured heroes. Her own psychology internship involved plenty of consultation, but alas, no sexy Swedish doctors, and her decision to make one up is what sparked her self-publishing adventures. She's the author of SPIRAL (available now), ONLY BETWEEN US (9/3/13), and EVERYTHING BETWEEN US (11/5/13).
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