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After the Party by A. K. Ritchie
Published on the 1st of November 2021 Rivers and Roads Publishing – 268 pages – New Adult Women’s Fiction, Romance
The last thing Peyton Young expects on New Year’s Eve is literally crashing into the lead singer of her favourite local band, Forever July. Chase Reid knows her name, that she wrote the not-so-flattering blog post about his band, and he wants her opinion on their new song. While brief, their exchange kindles an unlikely friendship and opens Peyton to new friends and an unexpected turn for her blog, Eternal Spin.
As Chase and Peyton’s feelings for each other develop, Peyton can’t help but wonder how she fits into Chase’s world. While it makes things more complicated, it’s not just Peyton’s toxic boyfriend and Chase’s perfect girlfriend standing between them. The insecurities that followed her from the past have Peyton trapped in a loop of self-doubt that could jeopardize what she has with Chase.
Just as Peyton gathers the courage to make a choice that will change the direction of her life, a figure from her former life appears, forcing her to confront the memories she tried for years to bury.
Can Peyton face down the demons from her youth that whisper she isn’t good enough for Chase Reid? A man whose entire career is unfolding before him. Or will she let the old fears drag her down before she can take her chance at happiness?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR – A. K. RITCHIE
A.K. Ritchie hails from a small city in Ontario, Canada. She loves writing contemporary fiction with a focus on Romance and Coming-of-Age stories. The music she loves influences most of what she writes.
When not writing in coffee shops or curled up in her bed scrolling through social media, A.K. Ritchie enjoys seeing live music, spending time in nature, going on road trips, all of which inspire her work.
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