Hidden Under Her Heart by Rachelle Ayala

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READERS' FAVORITE 5-STAR: Women's Fiction, Coming Of Age, Contemporary Romance
FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR, RACHELLE AYALA Maryanne Torres is a compassionate nurse who fails at relationships. After a string of losers, she swears off premarital sex, hoping to land a marrying type of man.

Lucas Knight, a law-school dropout, moves to California to train for the Ironman Triathlon. He's smart, sweet, and everything Maryanne wants in a man, but their relationship suffers from his dedication to the sport. Seeking consolation in the arms of a handsome preacher's son, Maryanne attends a church party where she is raped.

Maryanne is pregnant from the rape and plans to abort. But the identity of her rapist is hidden in her baby's DNA. Lucas asks Maryanne to seek alternatives and pledges to support her through the pregnancy. When Lucas becomes the prime suspect, Maryanne must clear his name and make a life changing decision.

The rapist has other ideas. In order to destroy the evidence, he offers Maryanne an illegal offshore abortion. With Maryanne's life in danger, Lucas races to save her and her baby. However, Maryanne hides a secret that threatens to tear them apart forever.

99,000 word HIDDEN UNDER HER HEART is a heartfelt love story mixed with controversy over difficult decisions.
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CHANCE FOR LOVE Series:#1 Broken Build (Dave & Jen)#2 Hidden Under Her Heart (Maryanne & Lucas)#3 Knowing Vera (Zach & Vera)Author's Note: Each book can be read standalone, but earlier plots will be revealed by reading later books.BUY the paperback and get the KINDLE ebook FREE through Amazon's Matchbook Program.

About Rachelle Ayala

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Rachelle Ayala is a Christian and has always lived in a multi-cultural environment. She is a very happy woman and lives in California with her husband. She has three children and has taught violin and made mountain dulcimers.
Published January 13, 2013 by World Literary Press. 256 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books, Romance, Religion & Spirituality, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships. Fiction

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