Title: Rock and Hard Place
By: Angie Stanton
Genre: Young Adult Romance
Self Published: Mary 3rd, 2011
My Copy: Bought from Barnes and Noble Ebook
About the book:
One day while watching the Interstate exit for her dad’s long awaited return, Libby’s life is rocked when Peter Jamieson steps off his tour bus and into her life. After a couple chance meetings with Peter, Libby shifts from her perfect behavior and breaks rules to find out more about him.
Peter longs for normalcy away from the screaming fans who know nothing about the real him. He is amazed to discover Libby has never heard of him or his band. Soon their friendship turns to love. Peter battles his families growing interference to spend time with Libby, while she struggles with her eccentric aunt who turns more bizarre each day.
Their lives are torn apart when Peter's family interferes and Libby disappears. Peter’s desperate search for her comes up empty. Can they find their way back to each other while the world plots against them?
Rock and a Hard Place is a sweet and innocent love story perfect for the young adult genre. This is a preview of a pure untainted love. The simple story of famous boy meets small town girl that is nothing like any other; and falls in love instantly. It is impressive that Stanton incorporates such pure and intense romance in story that the main characters are separated for the majority of the story. Libby’s is a very tragic story with her absent father and negligent aunt. Readers will sympathize with her situation, and appreciate her ability to overcome the darkness of her life remaining and caring and honest person. Peter Jamieson is a very unique and talented character that readers will also find admirable. Both characters seems aged beyond their years; Libby’s due to the reality of life, and Peter’s due to his role as an entertainer. The story is a powerful and riveting ride. At the hand of circum stance their world are turned upside down and side ways adding miles and secrets between them. Stanton offers a romance that pull readers easily through the pages.