Smells Like Teen Spirit

Smells Like Teen Spirit

He’s ready for the future. She’s stuck in the past. What they have together is bodacious, but can they make it last?

Rory Stone’s days of grunge and poetry are behind her. They have been, ever since she graduated school and had to learn to fend for herself. Her reality now is in bags of Arabian brew, running open mic nights at the coffee house she works at, and counting the change in the tip jar. She’s doesn’t need songs or rhymes anymore, or family for that matter, and she certainly doesn’t need men. That is, until indie singer James Griffin shows up with a guitar, a smile and a husky voice singing her favorite Nirvana song.

James is no open mic newbie. He’s a full-fledged musician, already a star bound for bigger places than Hammond Falls, New York. Rory is stuck there, so falling for him isn’t an option. But their shared love of music makes the fall inevitable, as does James’s blush. He makes Rory want to unearth her former self, the one who lived for passionate words and good music and sex, and that won’t be good for either of them.

So what happens when James starts to rock Rory’s muse back into the present, both inside the bedroom…and outside it?

Originally from 90’s Playlist: a Romance Rewind Anthology.


This one has it all. It’s short but is packed with history, romance, emotion, a plot and a nice wrap up.

— The Book Hammock

I loved Rory and James, his care and tenderness for her a balm to her ragged soul. There are some sexy love scenes but more importantly, Rory finally finds a place to call her home – wherever James will be. I loved this one.

— Amazon Review

Loved this book. I felt Rori’s awakening, her fear of feeling again, her hope. A sweet, uplifting short.

— Romantically Jaded

James is a melt in your mouth book boyfriend. He’s soulful and sexy, kind without being too squeaky clean.

— Goodreads Review

I really loved Rory and James so much and their story was really endearing with a romance that was both sweet and hot.

— Amazon Review

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