Shuttered Affections (Cornerstone #1) by Rene Folsom
Emotionally riveting and electrifyingly sexy. Unputdownable. Rene burns up the pages and leaves you raw, desperately in need of more. —USA Today Bestselling Author, Christin Lovell ** With over 95 5-star reviews and winner of the IRC Best Book of 2014 award, you don’t want to miss this forbidden teacher/student romance. ** Juliana Petersen's troubled past haunts her at every turn. The crippling memories of an abusive relationship, and the lack of support from her family, lead her to flee her old life and begin anew. After settling into a quaint college town, Juliana finally feels at peace, content to stay under the radar and keep things simple. Until Aiden Stone, her new photography professor, crashes into her life, blurring the line between love and lust. As their torrid affair reaches untold heights, Juliana struggles to keep her shuttered emotions, and growing affections, from throwing her into a relationship she isn't prepared for. With her newfound romance blinding her from the looming shadows of her past, her nightmares become reality, and she is forced to discover her true strength within. NOTE: If you’re not a fan of taboo tales of love and lust or cliffhanger endings, this book isn’t for you. This student/teacher romantic suspense novel is the first book in the Cornerstone series and contains sexual situations meant for adult readers ages 18 and up.