Currently Reading: Cake: A Love Story by J. Bengtsson
Cake: A Love Story by J. Bengtsson
-A reclusive rock star going through the motions-
Jake McKallister might have been a rock star, but he was no ordinary one. Surviving an unspeakable crime as a young teen had shaped him into a guarded workaholic, and he now lived his life trying to forget. If it hadn’t been for music and the redemption he found through it, he might not have survived. Career success came easily for him. Personal connections did not.
-A vivacious college student embracing life-
When outspoken and fun-loving Casey Caldwell was paired with the famously reserved musician for a friend’s wedding, she was prepared for the worst. What could they possibly have in common? She was a bubbly talker; he was a media-shy loner. His life was filled with music; she couldn’t carry a tune. She’d enjoyed a happy childhood; his was a well-publicized nightmare.
-Their worlds are about to collide-
Despite their obvious differences, Jake and Casey found each other, and her light balanced out his darkness. Would their love be strong enough to survive the weight of his tragic past?
AUTHOR’S NOTE: Cake is the first in a four-book series. Book two, The Theory Of Second Best, and book three, Fiercely Emma, are now available on Amazon. Cake is a love story at heart but does deal with a sensitive topic and may not be suitable for all.
*Due to strong language and sexual content, this book is not intended for readers under the age of eighteen.
Genre: Adult Romance
Here’s what readers are saying about Cake: A Love Story by J. Bengtsson
“You experience Casey and Jake’s lives from beginning to their HEA. The way it was written you felt like you were there with them. There was no cheating, no second guessing everything, just a sweet love story that has a big surprise towards the end.” -A.C.
“J. Bengtsson has a real talent for writing sharp, realistic, laugh out loud dialogue.”- S. Reid
“The emotions of the characters are well voiced, and the people themselves feel very real, with depth, and not paper doll cookie-cutouts.” Patsy W.
“The dark past doesn’t distract or overpower the sweet love story.” Cheri
“The characters didn’t allow for misunderstandings or poor communication. They were straight with each other and honest from the beginning.”-Jill