Guest Post, Spotlight & Giveaway: Always by Shyla Colt

Posted September 9, 2014 by Sherri in Author Spotlight, Book Spotlight, Giveaways / 7 Comments

TOUR BANNER_shylacolt_Always_blogtourWelcome to Urban Girl Reader’s stop on the Always by Shyla Colt blog tour. Today she is here to let us know the backstory on Always; why she wrote it. We also have an special excerpt from Cora’s point of view.  Also, be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom since there is a special tour giveaway.

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Guest Post Five
Love doesn’t guarantee forever

In this story, I wanted to explore what it took to keep love during the rough and rocky parts. I wanted to show how far you could push someone, and what happens when they reach their breaking point. I think being in love takes determination, honesty, and the ability to forgive, and meet in the middle. It’s a hard lesson for Dallas Wesson who’s always had women at his beck and call. We follow his journey to understanding, and the realization of what’s truly important in life.

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Excerpt – Cora

It’s quiet, too quiet. My baby boy is asleep and I’m sitting on the couch, avoiding the empty bedroom. It still smells like him, leather, musk and cologne. My chest cavity aches and my stomach rolls. I’m pretending I’m a rock, but the truth is my soul is crying out for its other half. Anyone would tell you I’ve loved Dallas my whole life, but right now, I think maybe I actually hate him. How could he do this to us? His son won’t buy the lame, he’s on a trip excuse forever. Plus, I have no clue when or if he’s coming back.

The television screen gets wavy and I blink. Don’t you cry over him Cora Curtis. You’re fucking stronger than that. I clench my teeth. I’ve been through far worse than this. I know it logically, but that does nothing to take away the pain. The man I’ve always counted on, up and left without so much as a decent explanation.

I can’t be here, Cora. His words haunt me. When did being with me, with his family become an option? I rock back and forth, holding in the dam of emotions. If I let myself sink back into that hole again, I may never get out. I’ve spent a year clawing my way back to the world of the living. I won’t return to that ghostly plane of half-life. There was a time when the sun rose and set in Dallas’ face. He could do no wrong in my eyes. It was a silly, stupid, blissful time. Then, he made the worst mistake of our lives and everything changed in the blink of an eye.


Always by Shyla Colt
Series: Wesson Rebel M.C., Book #1
Genre: Contemporary Romance, Motorcycle Club, Erotic
Release Date: August 29th, 2014
Publisher: Hot Ink Press
Format: eBook, 156 pages

Book Description:

I never understood the phrase there’s a thin line between love and hate, until Dallas Wesson and I, became us.

The beautiful green-eyed biker with the broken soul tantalizes me with glimpses of the man behind the vest. He‘s gravity. I have no choice but to return to him, regardless of what it costs me. Our story is messy, unconventional, uninhibited, and insane. Still, it’s real, and until now it’s always been more than enough. I’m broken, bleeding out, and completely wrecked. I walk away. Yet, he refuses to let me go. Because no matter how much I resist him we both know what lies between us is for always.

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About Shyla Colt

Shyla Colt is a quirky genre hopping rule breaker looking to diversify romance and take readers on countless adventures. You never know where you'll end up or who you'll meet in one her books If you'd like to learn more or just drop a line, please check her out at

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7 responses to “Guest Post, Spotlight & Giveaway: Always by Shyla Colt

  1. Barrie

    Sounds like an emotional, well thought out read! I can’t wait to get my hands on it!

  2. This novel sounds like an emotional rollercoaster and I can’t help feeling like I need to be part of it. Sounds like an excellent book and I love the cover.