An Unexpected Kind ~ New Release

Title: An Unexpected Kind
Author: Angela K. Parker
Genre: NA Contemporary Romance
Cover Designer: Tracie at Dark Water Covers
Publication Date: June 11th, 2018
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Blurb:
Bradley
I used to think that love was for the weak.
It was not something that would ever tie me down.
Until I learned the truth behind my resistance.
When I let down my guard, I wasn’t expecting to find love.
Samantha’s voice called for my attention before I ever met her.
Now my heart is in need. My heart wants her.
And I will do whatever it takes to make it happen.
Samantha
All I ever wanted was to be loved.
Until love crushed my heart into a million pieces.
I built a wall tough enough that no one could ever get that close again.
But Bradley isn’t just anyone. I’m not prepared for all that he is.
He’s searching for something that I don’t think I can give.
The more I try to deny him the harder it becomes.
He’s going to tear my wall down. And I’m torn because…
I wasn’t looking for love.
Love found me.
Angela K. Parker is a country girl with a big heart.  She grew up in Greeleyville, SC where she graduated from C.E. Murray High School.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Finance from Limestone College in Gaffney, SC.  Her passions include reading, writing, music and she loves spending time with her family.  When she’s not engaged in any of the above, she’s knitting or catching up on the latest movies.  She’s always had a very active imagination.  Now she’s putting it to good use.
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I had a plan for my life; a well thought out plan that didn’t include love until I reached the age of twenty-nine.  According to my timeline, after I finished high school, it would take me eight years to get through undergrad and grad school.  I would use the last year to get established and prepare for whatever comes after.
All of my life, I’ve wanted to be a mathematician.  Something about numbers had always excited me.  Most of my peers are surprised to learn that about me but they respect me for who I am.
I had plenty of friends, went to parties and did normal things kids my age did.  I had also spent a great amount of time with my face shoved between the pages of books.  I didn’t have a bad life, but I had watched my parents struggle to get where they are.  I wanted to do better, be better and they wanted that for me too.
My parents, Clifford and Laura, are not the perfect couple.  I had witnessed countless arguments and disagreements throughout the years.  One memory stands out like a sore thumb; a memory that changed my way of thinking and influenced the course of my life.  I was young, but I still remember it like it was yesterday.
I was fourteen at that time.  My mom was a cashier at a local grocery store.  At the time mom’s car was in the shop for repairs.  Dad was the driver for all of us.  Dad and I had gone to pick her up from work that evening.  When we got there, mom was standing outside talking to some man.  The man’s hand was gently placed on her shoulder and he looked at her with such admiration.  Her smile was bright and she looked genuinely happy.
At home mom was always busy.  She rarely took a moment for herself and her smiles weren’t plenty.  That day when we picked her up from work, my heart was full.  It had been a while since I’d seen that smile.  It wasn’t until years later, when I saw that smile again.
            When we got home that evening, mom and dad barely spoke.  I could sense that something was off.  My dad was a casual drinker but that night at dinner he drank too much.
Mom had put us kids to bed, but I was curious.  I couldn’t sleep, especially when I heard the raised voices.  I don’t know what they were arguing about, but I recognized the words spoken that shouldn’t have been said.
I heard the front door slam shut when my dad stormed out.
I witnessed the tears that my mom shed as I exited my room to comfort her.
My dad was not a drunk, but that night he drank too much.
He left that night and stayed away for weeks.  My mom was a wreck and I didn’t understand how my dad could hurt her like that.  My child mind hated him for it.  I wasn’t supposed to be the one to make her happy, but I tried.  I shouldn’t have had to pick up his slack because he left, but I did.
When he came back weeks later, they acted as if none of it ever happened.  That simple act made me pull away from my dad, as well as my mom.  I was angry with him for leaving and thinking he could just come back without an explanation.  I couldn’t understand how she could let him back in after all of the pain he had caused.  How could she forgive so easily?
I vowed that day to never be like my parents.
Drinking caused pain.  Alcohol would never touch my lips.
Love hurts and makes you do stupid things.  My heart would never fully belong to another person.
My parents were weak and I wouldn’t make the same mistake.  When I was ready to love, it would be on my terms and half of my heart would always belong to me; because surrendering to love is weakness.

 

 

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Title: An Unexpected Kind
Author: Angela K. Parker
Genre: NA Contemporary Romance
Cover Designer: Tracie at Dark Water Covers
Publication Date: June 11th, 2018
Blurb:
Bradley
I used to think that love was for the weak.
It was not something that would ever tie me down.
Until I learned the truth behind my resistance.
When I let down my guard, I wasn’t expecting to find love.
Samantha’s voice called for my attention before I ever met her.
Now my heart is in need. My heart wants her.
And I will do whatever it takes to make it happen.
Samantha
All I ever wanted was to be loved.
Until love crushed my heart into a million pieces.
I built a wall tough enough that no one could ever get that close again.
But Bradley isn’t just anyone. I’m not prepared for all that he is.
He’s searching for something that I don’t think I can give.
The more I try to deny him the harder it becomes.
He’s going to tear my wall down. And I’m torn because…
I wasn’t looking for love.
Love found me.
Angela K. Parker is a country girl with a big heart.  She grew up in Greeleyville, SC where she graduated from C.E. Murray High School.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Finance from Limestone College in Gaffney, SC.  Her passions include reading, writing, music and she loves spending time with her family.  When she’s not engaged in any of the above, she’s knitting or catching up on the latest movies.  She’s always had a very active imagination.  Now she’s putting it to good use.
Author Links:
Twitter: @akpauthor
Instagram: @angelaparkerauthor
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I had a plan for my life; a well thought out plan that didn’t include love until I reached the age of twenty-nine.  According to my timeline, after I finished high school, it would take me eight years to get through undergrad and grad school.  I would use the last year to get established and prepare for whatever comes after.
All of my life, I’ve wanted to be a mathematician.  Something about numbers had always excited me.  Most of my peers are surprised to learn that about me but they respect me for who I am.
I had plenty of friends, went to parties and did normal things kids my age did.  I had also spent a great amount of time with my face shoved between the pages of books.  I didn’t have a bad life, but I had watched my parents struggle to get where they are.  I wanted to do better, be better and they wanted that for me too.
My parents, Clifford and Laura, are not the perfect couple.  I had witnessed countless arguments and disagreements throughout the years.  One memory stands out like a sore thumb; a memory that changed my way of thinking and influenced the course of my life.  I was young, but I still remember it like it was yesterday.
I was fourteen at that time.  My mom was a cashier at a local grocery store.  At the time mom’s car was in the shop for repairs.  Dad was the driver for all of us.  Dad and I had gone to pick her up from work that evening.  When we got there, mom was standing outside talking to some man.  The man’s hand was gently placed on her shoulder and he looked at her with such admiration.  Her smile was bright and she looked genuinely happy.
At home mom was always busy.  She rarely took a moment for herself and her smiles weren’t plenty.  That day when we picked her up from work, my heart was full.  It had been a while since I’d seen that smile.  It wasn’t until years later, when I saw that smile again.
            When we got home that evening, mom and dad barely spoke.  I could sense that something was off.  My dad was a casual drinker but that night at dinner he drank too much.
Mom had put us kids to bed, but I was curious.  I couldn’t sleep, especially when I heard the raised voices.  I don’t know what they were arguing about, but I recognized the words spoken that shouldn’t have been said.
I heard the front door slam shut when my dad stormed out.
I witnessed the tears that my mom shed as I exited my room to comfort her.
My dad was not a drunk, but that night he drank too much.
He left that night and stayed away for weeks.  My mom was a wreck and I didn’t understand how my dad could hurt her like that.  My child mind hated him for it.  I wasn’t supposed to be the one to make her happy, but I tried.  I shouldn’t have had to pick up his slack because he left, but I did.
When he came back weeks later, they acted as if none of it ever happened.  That simple act made me pull away from my dad, as well as my mom.  I was angry with him for leaving and thinking he could just come back without an explanation.  I couldn’t understand how she could let him back in after all of the pain he had caused.  How could she forgive so easily?
I vowed that day to never be like my parents.
Drinking caused pain.  Alcohol would never touch my lips.
Love hurts and makes you do stupid things.  My heart would never fully belong to another person.
My parents were weak and I wouldn’t make the same mistake.  When I was ready to love, it would be on my terms and half of my heart would always belong to me; because surrendering to love is weakness.

 

 

A Love Fulfilled ~ New Release

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A Love Fulfilled by Angela K Parker

Standalone Book 2 in the Life & Love Duet

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Laurence has always had a secret love for Jessica. He put their friendship before his own selfish desires. When Jessica moves in, his resolve slowly starts to fade away. The feelings he had buried deep rise to the surface and leads him to a truth he never saw coming.

Jessica never thought of Laurence as anything more than a friend. After all, he was definitely not her type. With her heart locked tight, she moves in with him. It’s the perfect arrangement. It was supposed to be uncomplicated, but she has a secret; A secret that could determine the future of their friendship.

What happens when the one thing you’ve wanted all of your life turns into a possibility; And that possibility leads to a reality that you never would have imagined?

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Angela K. Parker is a country girl with a big heart. She grew up in Greeleyville, SC where she graduated from C.E. Murray High School. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Finance from Limestone College in Gaffney, SC. Her passions include reading, writing, music and she loves spending time with her family. When she’s not engaged in any of the above, she’s knitting or catching up on the latest movies. She’s always had a very active imagination. Now she’s putting it to good use.

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Laurence has always had a secret love for Jessica. He put their friendship before his own selfish desires. When Jessica moves in, his resolve slowly starts to fade away. The feelings he had buried deep rise to the surface and leads him to a truth he never saw coming.

Jessica never thought of Laurence as anything more than a friend. After all, he was definitely not her type. With her heart locked tight, she moves in with him. It’s the perfect arrangement. It was supposed to be uncomplicated, but she has a secret; A secret that could determine the future of their friendship.

What happens when the one thing you’ve wanted all of your life turns into a possibility; And that possibility leads to a reality that you never would have imagined?

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Angela K. Parker is a country girl with a big heart. She grew up in Greeleyville, SC where she graduated from C.E. Murray High School. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Finance from Limestone College in Gaffney, SC. Her passions include reading, writing, music and she loves spending time with her family. When she’s not engaged in any of the above, she’s knitting or catching up on the latest movies. She’s always had a very active imagination. Now she’s putting it to good use.

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A love fulfilled ebook

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Laurence has always had a secret love for Jessica. He put their friendship before his own selfish desires. When Jessica moves in, his resolve slowly starts to fade away. The feelings he had buried deep rise to the surface and leads him to a truth he never saw coming.

Jessica never thought of Laurence as anything more than a friend. After all, he was definitely not her type. With her heart locked tight, she moves in with him. It’s the perfect arrangement. It was supposed to be uncomplicated, but she has a secret; A secret that could determine the future of their friendship.

What happens when the one thing you’ve wanted all of your life turns into a possibility; And that possibility leads to a reality that you never would have imagined?

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Angela K. Parker is a country girl with a big heart.  She grew up in Greeleyville, SC where she graduated from C.E. Murray High School.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Finance from Limestone College in Gaffney, SC.  Her passions include reading, writing, music and she loves spending time with her family.  When she’s not engaged in any of the above, she’s knitting or catching up on the latest movies.  She’s always had a very active imagination.  Now she’s putting it to good use.

REVIEW ~ A Life No Less Than Perfect ~ By Angela K. Parker

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A Life No Less Than Perfect

By

Angela K. Parker

Debut Novel

Genres:  Romance

My Rating:  4

Cover:  4

Publication:  June 22nd 2017

Read:  October 16th 2017 ~ ARC

Kindle Edition:  249 pages

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

Synopsis:

The lone survivor of a tragic car accident, Elona has since been a recluse, with the exception of her parents. Though her memory is fogged, she is finally in a place where she can begin to piece together her life again. She felt that moving miles away from home would help her do that. She thought she was prepared for anything…until she met him.

Michael is a young man with a rough past, a past that’s left him pained and broken. He shoulders the guilt of his former circumstances. He’s accepted that he will never find someone deserving. Then he lays eyes on her and…

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Things seem to be moving in slow motion right now. I get in the car. Mike closes the door and I watch him walk around to his side to get in. I’m here, but my mind is back in the studio; in the moment.

When we first got there, I thought, okay I can do this. My nerves were in shambles. Then we walked in and that Lacy girl pretended like I didn’t even exist. I can’t believe she was flirting with him while I was standing right there. I got so angry. I wanted to say something…do something, but I didn’t. Mike doesn’t belong to me. I know he said I would be his one and only, but for how long? This was our first official date. Who knows what might happen in the next couple of hours. So I pushed it down and stayed quiet. As much as she tried though, he didn’t seem to notice her. What is wrong with him? She was pretty. Yet, he didn’t even bat an eye.

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A Life No Less Than Perfect

By Angela K Parker

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The lone survivor of a tragic car accident, Elona has since been a recluse, with the exception of her parents.  Though her memory is fogged, she is finally in a place where she can begin to piece together her life again.  She felt that moving miles away from home would help her do that.  She thought she was prepared for anything…until she met him.

Michael is a young man with a rough past, a past that’s left him pained and broken.  He shoulders the guilt of his former circumstances.  He’s accepted that he will never find someone deserving.  Then he lays eyes on her and his whole life suddenly changes.

Will Elona be able to love, after she’s lost so much?

Can Michael move past the pain enshrouding him?

To get through tragedy they must feel the pain, but getting through the pain will be tragic.

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Snippet #1:
“I love the way you say my name El. I hope I’m not being too forward, but I have to tell you that you are the most beautiful woman I have ever seen. Since the first moment I laid eyes on you, I could hardly think of anything else. I tried to grill Jess about you last night, but she wasn’t giving anything away. She told me to ask you myself.” He laughed. His laugh, it was like a summer breeze. I instantly knew that I would want to hear more of it and I would do whatever it took to get it out of him. I wanted to be the one to make him laugh. We start to walk. “So here we are. I’ll start with an easy question. Where are you from El?”
Snippet #2:
I place my hands flat on the table. I lean forward and look into her eyes so she can feel the effects of what I’m about to say. “I assure you El, I am not going anywhere unless you are by my side.” I stress the next couple words. “I have never been as intrigued by anyone as I am by you.” I ease back into the booth. “So, I’ll ask you the same question. Are you planning on sticking around?”
Snippet #3:
Growing up everyone has a dream and expectations. Most know what they want to be, what they want to have and what type of person they want to be with. Once upon a time, I thought I knew those things too. Turns out, what we think we want and our reality are two totally different things. What we expect and what actually happens are rarely ever the same thing. So here goes…this is my story, or at least what I can remember…..


About The Author

Angela K. Parker is a country girl with a big heart. She grew up in Greeleyville, SC where she graduated from C.E. Murray High School. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Finance from Limestone College in Gaffney, SC. Her passions include reading, writing, music and she loves spending time with her family. When she’s not engaged in any of the above, she’s knitting or catching up on the latest movies. She’s always had a very active imagination. Now she’s putting it to good use.

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A Life No Less Than Perfect
By Angela K Parker
Blurb:
The lone survivor of a tragic car accident, Elona has since been a recluse, with the exception of her parents. Though her memory is fogged, she is finally in a place where she can begin to piece together her life again. She felt that moving miles away from home would help her do that. She thought she was prepared for anything…until she met him.
Michael is a young man with a rough past, a past that’s left him pained and broken. He shoulders the guilt of his former circumstances. He’s accepted that he will never find someone deserving. Then he lays eyes on her and his whole life suddenly changes.
Will Elona be able to love, after she’s lost so much?
Can Michael move past the pain enshrouding him?
To get through tragedy they must feel the pain, but getting through the pain will be tragic.
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Snippet #1:
Growing up everyone has a dream and expectations. Most know what they want to be, what they want to have and what type of person they want to be with. Once upon a time, I thought I knew those things too. Turns out, what we think we want and our reality are two totally different things. What we expect and what actually happens are rarely ever the same thing. So here goes…this is my story, or at least what I can remember…..
Snippet #2:
“I love the way you say my name El. I hope I’m not being too forward, but I have to tell you that you are the most beautiful woman I have ever seen. Since the first moment I laid eyes on you, I could hardly think of anything else. I tried to grill Jess about you last night, but she wasn’t giving anything away. She told me to ask you myself.” He laughed. His laugh, it was like a summer breeze. I instantly knew that I would want to hear more of it and I would do whatever it took to get it out of him. I wanted to be the one to make him laugh. We start to walk. “So here we are. I’ll start with an easy question. Where are you from El?”
Snippet #3:
I place my hands flat on the table. I lean forward and look into her eyes so she can feel the effects of what I’m about to say. “I assure you El, I am not going anywhere unless you are by my side.” I stress the next couple words. “I have never been as intrigued by anyone as I am by you.” I ease back into the booth. “So, I’ll ask you the same question. Are you planning on sticking around?”


About The Author:
Angela K. Parker is a country girl with a big heart. She grew up in Greeleyville, SC where she graduated from C.E. Murray High School. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Finance from Limestone College in Gaffney, SC. Her passions include reading, writing, music and she loves spending time with her family. When she’s not engaged in any of the above, she’s knitting or catching up on the latest movies. She’s always had a very active imagination. Now she’s putting it to good use.
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