Today is the eighth teaser reveal for Bully Me, featuring Shantel Tessier’s book in this anthology. There will be more teaser reveals coming soon, each teaser will be one of the 8 participating authors. First off let’s check out the teaser and blurb for Shantel Tessier’s story and then the general information for the anthology will follow.
Make You Beg by Shantel Tessier
Some say what I did was wrong. He was a great guy, a talented athlete who had a big future. People asked me why him as if I had picked a random kid out of a crowd.
He was innocent, they argued. But they were wrong. Blind to the truth that I saw.
He was arrested for his crimes and not even once during his three-month trial did he deny it. The evidence was stacked against him, but the prosecution was missing one key element to convict him.
I saw it.
I was the one who found her. A young girl taken too soon by a vicious, evil teenage boy.
The media shamed me while praising him. He kept his head held high, and I was an emotional wreck. It hurt to turn my best friend in, and then everyone took his side, warning me to retract my statement. They wanted me to say I was drunk and couldn’t remember what I saw. I knew what happened, and I refused to turn a blind eye.
I’m the only person who can make him pay. Consequences be damned.
And read a short excerpt here:
“I loved you.”
His body stiffens against mine, and his face goes hard as stone. Tears prick my eyes because the words were true. I loved them all. But Scout? He was the one for me. He was the one that I would do anything for.
“Yeah, I loved you too,” he admits after a long second. His eyes skim over my body, and he pulls his lip back in disgust. “But you chose to betray us.” He turns to walk away, and I refuse to let him have the last word. I didn’t show up here for nothing tonight.
I grab his arm and yank him back to me while my free arm is across my chest, covering my exposed boobs. “I did the right thing.”
He places his hands on the wall, caging me in. He pushes his body into mine, pinning my back to the wall. “Was it the right thing?” he demands. “It cost you everything, Henley.”
“Your friends. Your reputation.”
“You know I don’t care about that.” I’ve never cared much what people think of me.
“And me,” he whispers as if it hurt for him to say it.
My chest tightens. “Scout …”
“I was the biggest price you paid, Henley. Do you regret it?”
About the Author:
Shantel is a Texas born girl who now lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma with her high school sweetheart, who is a wonderful, supportive husband and their two daughters. She loves to spend time cuddled up on the couch with a good book.
She considers herself extremely lucky to do what she does while getting to work from home. Going to concerts and the movies are just a few of her favorite things to do. She hates coffee but loves wine. She and her husband are both huge football fans, college and NFL. And she has to feed her high heel addiction by shopping for shoes weekly.
Although she has a passion to write, her family is most important to her. She loves spending evenings at home with her husband and daughters, along with their cat and dog.
Title: Bully Me
Authors: Siobhan Davis, CoraLee June, Shantel Tessier, C.M. Stunich, K Webster, Kaydence Snow, Callie Hart and Sam Mariano
Genres: Contemporary Romance/ Dark Romance/ Bully Romance
Loving your tormentor isn’t easy, especially when they collect broken hearts and parade them around like trophies. They’re the bad boys, the alpha a**holes, and the thorns in our sides. They push us past our limits, turn us on, and break us.
They’re our bullies.
They’re the class of 2020.
Eight bestselling authors are teaming up to bring you eight unique stories about the guys we love to hate.
This anthology benefits one of the largest anti-bullying organizations in the world, and all proceeds will go toward helping to support victims of bullying.
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