Sunday, October 13, 2013

Discovering Us (True Love #1) by Harper Bentley

Discovering Us
Ellen Love has loved Jagger Knox Jensen since the age of ten.  She has been friends with him since she was  5 years old. He was her first playmate, confidant and protector.  Growing up with him and her best friend Rebecca has been a blessing but when suddenly Jag starts dating everything changes. This is the first time he breaks her heart.
During the next five years they don't hang out anymore and Ellen tries to avoid any contact with him. It is very painful for her to see him with a different girl all the time but suddenly everything changes and he is back in her life.  He wants her with him but their relationship is full of separations.

"Bec, Jag and I are meant to be. They say long-distance relationships don't work, but by God, we've lasted this long, so I know nothing's gonna happen."

Jag is going to be a famous baseball player and when the Dodgers come knocking he can't say no.  Jag wants his girl with him and when finally everything seems to click in place, everything crumbles.  And I mean crumbles to dust. Majorly!!

A friend recommended this book and I was very happy with it until the end. She forgot to tell me that there was a huge cliffhanger.  I love Jag and El together. 
During the first few chapters you can sense her pain when Jag starts dating.  Then, you can fill her elation when he comes back for her.
It just seems that El always felt that Jag was too good for her, too handsome to be with her. 

The end is horrible. Don't get me started with Jag. He is on my hate list right now.  I need to see him beg, crawl,  mad with jealousy.
I sincerely hope that  Ellen makes him suffer.  I can't say more without revealing too much.
It seems to me that if you are named Jack/Jag/or even Jax (SOA) you make huge mistakes.  Thank God for Jake Andrews!

"I love you. Forever and a day."

4/5 Fangs


Meet the Author

Harper Bentley has taught high school English for 21 years. Although she’s managed to maintain her sanity regardless of her career choice, jumping into the world of publishing her own books goes to show that she might be closer to the ledge than was previously thought. After traveling the nation in her younger years as a military brat, having lived in Alaska, Washington State and California, she now resides in Oklahoma with her teenage daughter, two dogs and one cat, happily writing stories that she hopes her readers will enjoy.


  1. Thank you for the review, my dear. In my defense (lol) since Discovering Us is part of a trilogy, and although I hated to do it (you can't NOT do what the characters are telling you to do!), the cliffy was imminent ;) xo

  2. All is forgiven. I will have to deal with my anxiety until the next book is released. I'm so glad I read it.