He’s walled himself inside his pain. Can he break out of his shell to save everything he holds dear?
Kris McLean desperately needs to bust out of his darkness. After a series of unspeakable tragedies send him to the psych ward, staying strong for his daughter is the only light at the end of his tunnel. And when he hits his blackest hour and reaches for a rope, he’s devastated to survive and find his parental rights under threat.
Struggling daily not to grab the bottle, the broken man can’t risk failing the only thing left worth living for. But with his heart too damaged to swell at even sunrises and poetry, Kris finds each day a crippling battle to salvage his life.
Can this fractured father defeat his demons and feel his little girl’s embrace?
Hate Me is the powerful fifth book in the complex Claiming Kristopher series. If you like troubled characters, chaotic struggles, intense passion, and the extraordinary depth of the human spirit, then you’ll love Angel Jendrick’s torrid tale.
His heart thumped a commanding beat, content for a time to just soak up his daughter. Her unsteady steps, the late afternoon daylight gleaning off her eyes, the mischievous smile she had solely for Courtney as she stumbled into her waiting arms.
It felt like the sun rose and landed around her, like his little girl could move mountains and stop global warming. He was fucking star-struck.
“Our little girl is so beautiful.”
Drew’s sentiment threw him off guard, and he faltered.
Angel Jendrick is the author of gritty contemporary romances. She’s also been known to dabble in poetry from time to time. When not writing or editing (or thinking about writing or editing), she can be found watching movies, jamming to her favorite tunes, running after her kids, or working on her latest home reno or DIY project.
Angel lives in Canada on thirteen beautiful acres of land with her wife, their three children, Ellie their energetic lab and a blind cat name Taz.
She is currently working on the final book in her Claiming Kristopher series, as well a brand new venture into the world of YA romance!