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About L. A. Cotton
ANGSTY. EDGY. ADDICTIVE ROMANCE.
L A Cotton is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of over forty mature young adult and new adult novels, L A is happiest writing the kind of books she loves to read: addictive stories full of teenage angst, tension, twists and turns.
Home is a small town in the middle of England where she currently juggles being a full-time writer with being a mother/referee to two little people. In her spare time (and when she’s not camped out in front of the laptop) you’ll most likely find L A immersed in a book, escaping the chaos that is life.
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Lily Ford has always been a wallflower.
But it’s senior year, and she wants nothing more than to try and push her boundaries and embrace the last year of high school.
Kaiden Thatcher has always been the star on the football field.
But now he finds himself in enemy territory forced to prove himself to his new coach and teammates.
It starts with a dare. Seven minutes of heaven in a boat shed. But it quickly turns into something neither of them saw coming.
He’s everything she should resist.
She’s everything he shouldn’t want.
But neither of them are willing to walk away because together, their demons seem that little bit easier to silence.
There’s just one problem ... Lily is the coach’s daughter.
And one hundred percent off-limits.
Sofia Bennet has always imagined a bright future ahead of her.
But sometimes, life has other plans, and suddenly, you’re walking a different path.
Cole Kandon has always sacrificed his dreams for others.
But sometimes, you have to go after them, consequences be damned.
While Cole is finally ready to fight for what he wants, Sofia is coming to terms with a revelation that changes everything.
He wants to be there for her.
She doesn’t want to burden him.
But they need each other more than they realize.
Senior year just got a whole lot more complicated, and with emotions running high, is their new relationship enough to save them?
Or will their love song fade out before it hits the final note?
Poppy Ford has been in love with her best friend forever.
But she’s firmly in the friend zone and fears she may never get out.
Aaron Bennet has been dreaming of a football scholarship forever.
But he’s not the Rixon Raiders star player, and he never will be.
While Aaron is focused on proving himself, Poppy is hoping he’ll finally wake up and see what’s right in front of him.
He doesn’t want to lose his best friend.
She doesn’t want to lose senior year to a boy who doesn’t want her.
But fate has other ideas for them.
And when hearts get broken and dreams get shattered, will their friendship be strong enough to survive?
Or will the ties that bind them finally unravel?
Harleigh Wren Maguire is broken.
At least, that’s what it feels like, a puzzle whose pieces no longer fit right.
She knows one thing though: never trust your heart.
It won’t lead you right, it’ll trick you. Betray you. And in the end, it’ll kill you.
Phoenix Wilder is angry.
At least, that’s what it feels like, eating him up inside.
He knows one thing though: never trust your heart.
It won’t fix things, it’ll break them. Taint them. And in the end, it’ll destroy them.
Once upon a time, Harleigh and Nix were everything to each other. They shared their secrets, their hopes and dreams.
But things are different now.
And maybe everything they remember was nothing but a lie.
* These Dirty Lies is the first book in Nix and Harleigh's duet. Due to mature content that some readers may find distressing, this book is recommended for readers 17+
Peyton Myers has always been the life of the party.
But behind her smile and sass is a girl lost and alone, searching for her place in the world.
Xander Chase has always been on the outside looking in.
But behind his cool indifference and hard exterior is a guy afraid to open his heart to anyone.
When he saves Peyton from a tragic accident, their lives are entwined forever. But Xander's not the hero of her story... no matter how much she wants him to be.
She’s a girl with her whole life ahead of her.
He’s a guy who is drifting through life.
And although these two lost souls might be able to heal each other, there's one glaring problem. She's still in high school...
And completely forbidden.
* Tragic Lies is a 100,000 word standalone romance in the Rixon High series. It deals with some sensitive issues that some readers may find distressing, this book is recommended for readers 17+
He’ll fight for her. He’ll die for her... but is love enough to save them?
Arianne Capizola is living a lie.
Angry. Abandoned. Afraid.
She'd rather spend her days locked away on her father's estate than with the guy who stole her innocence: her fiancé.
Niccolò Marchetti is living a nightmare.
Broken. Banished. Betrayed.
He'd do anything to save the girl he loves, even if it means paying the ultimate price.
As the truth surrounding their legacies begins to unravel, everything they thought they knew shatters. But Nicco will do anything to protect the girl who taught him how to love, and she will risk it all to save the guy who stole her heart.
The clock is ticking as old and new enemies close in.
Only this time, their love might not be enough to save them.
*King of Souls in the second book in Nicco and Ari’s duet. Due to mature content that some readers may find distressing, this book is recommended for readers 18+
From USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author L A Cotton, comes an emotional enemies-to-lovers romance. Angst... drama... friendship... and football. Will you survive senior year?
Ashleigh Chase has always had big dreams.
But when she wakes up in hospital with no memory of how she got there, her bright future dissolves around her.
Ezra Bennet has always felt like the odd one out.
But this time, he really screwed up and he has no choice but to face the consequences.
Forced to retake their senior year, Ashleigh turns to Ezra only to find him cold and cruel and determined to keep her at arm's length.
He's the guy she always wanted.
She's the girl who was never good enough for him.
But now there's a secret between them, one that she's determined to uncover.
She thinks she can save him. But she doesn't realize yet...
He's the one who ruined her.
From USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author L A Cotton comes the conclusion to Nix and Harleigh's story.
Phoenix Wilder is fighting.
For the girl he loves and the future he isn’t sure he deserves.
But he’ll do it for her.
The only girl ever to see him for who he really is.
Harleigh Wren Maguire is trying.
For the boy she loves and the future she thought was stolen from her.
But she’ll do it for him.
The only guy to ever make her feel worth something.
But Harleigh and Nix will have to figure out what they want and what they’re willing to sacrifice before they can chase their dreams of a better life.
Because sometimes love isn’t enough.
And the promises they made could end up nothing more than bittersweet memories.
* These Dead Promises is the final book in Nix and Harleigh's duet. It should be read after These Dirty Lies. Due to mature content that some readers may find distressing, this book is recommended for readers 17+
After suffering a huge loss, eighteen-year-old Savanah Parry hopes Chastity Falls Academy will be the fresh start she so desperately needs.
But whispers of corruption and gangs, turf wars and murder, overshadow Ana's new life as a freshman. Especially when she catches the eye of the captain of The Fallen football team for all the wrong reasons.
Determined to keep her head down and survive, Ana swears off guys.
Until she meets the gorgeous, yet mysterious, Jackson. He sees past her walls, her pain and secrets, and slowly, Ana finds herself unable to fight their undeniable connection.
But Jackson harbors a dark secret too... One that might destroy her.
*Loyalty and Lies is the first book in Ana and Jackson’s trilogy. Due to mature content, this book is recommended for readers aged 17+
An angsty college mafia romance from USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Rixon Raiders series.
Arianne Capizola is her father’s daughter.
Humble. Hardworking. Honest.
She’d rather spend her days helping at the local shelter than brushing shoulders with her vain and entitled classmates.
Niccolò Marchetti is his father’s son.
Dark. Dangerous. Deceitful.
He’d rather spend his days getting bloody in the ring than attending class and keeping up pretences.
When their paths cross at Montague University neither of them are willing to drop the walls they’ve spent so long building. But he can’t resist the girl with stars in her eyes, and she can’t forget the guy who saved her that night.
There’s only one catch.
Nicco isn’t Arianne’s knight-in-shining-armor, he’s the son of her father’s greatest enemy.
He is the enemy.
And their families are at war.
*Prince of Hearts in the first book in Nicco and Ari’s duet. Due to mature content that some readers may find distressing, this book is recommended for readers 18+
Nora Abato is the kind of girl people gravitate to.
Sassy. Selfless. Stubborn.
She knows what she wants and she’s determined to get it. And Nora wants her very own mafioso, the bad boy with a tortured soul who will do whatever it takes to protect his family.
Enzo Marchetti is the kind of guy people run from.
Rash. Reckless. Ruined.
As the Marchetti crime family's new enforcer, he’d rather spend his days getting his hands dirty than thinking about the future, or the girl with fire in her eyes and fight in her heart.
When a new enemy threatens the Marchetti empire, Enzo and Nora suddenly find themselves in close confines, and the undeniable connection between them is pushed to its limits.
He can’t resist the girl who sees past the darkness in his soul and she can’t give up on the guy who has never been taught how to love.
There’s only one problem.
Enzo isn’t Nora’s fairytale prince, he’s the villain who will destroy her dream of a happily-ever-after.
He'll break her... If she doesn't break him first.
*Due to mature content that some readers may find distressing, this book is recommended for readers 18+