Dream Crush LA Summer

dream-crush-greenDream Crush, LA Summer by Maria Bernard

Stick Shift Lips Rockstar Romance
Book 5, Spinoff 1

• May be enjoyed as a stand alone.

It’s not about chasing the dream. It’s about becoming the dream.

Jet is a hot rock and roll dreamer. He and his bandmates, Jack and Paul are all about hitting the big time in LA’s rock scene. College grad, Sofia has led a sheltered life. She’s excited about her first vacation away from home with her best friend Janine, and her sexy buddy, Jet. On the way to the airport, Janine drops out at the last minute. Now what? Does she stay behind or does she go with the guys?

Excerpt: © 2014 Dream Crush, LA Summer

“It’s a good thing we came along when we did,” Paul teased, watching from a distance as Southern Jay made his move, swimming around her like a shark.

“So where y’all from?” Jay asked, swimming up closer to Sofia.

“Michigan,” she said, treading water. “You?”

“Texas, the one and only,” Jay said, proudly puffing out his chest.

“That’s cool,” she said with a smile. “What brings you to LA?”

“Came here with my buds, thought we’d check out the scene.” He circled closer.

“Are you in a band too?” she asked, looking past him at Jet in the lounger. He was watching her, she could tell even though he wore dark sunglasses. For some reason the knowledge reassured her.

“Kind of, nothing serious though. We’re just here to have some fun.” Jay chuckled as he dove under her and resurfaced behind her.

“You’re a good swimmer,” she giggled nervously, backing away from him.

“You too.” He winked at her. “Oops, I think I may have upset your boyfriend,” he said, noticing Jet sit up straight in the lounger.

“Oh, he’s not my boyfriend,” she said, foolishly. “We’re just friends, actually.”

“Well, is that right?” Jay said, raising an inquisitive eyebrow. “How about those two, either of them your boyfriend?”

“No way, they’re Jet’s friends,” she laughed, watching Jack and Paul belly flop into the pool.

“Well now, that changes things,” Jay said, moving in even closer.

“Why?” she asked confused.

“Gosh, you sure are pretty,” he said with a crooked smile, licking his lips seductively.

“Thank you.” She smiled nervously. Jay was quite the charmer and he had a very nice smile, she thought watching him swim another slow circle around her.

“How long are you out here for?” he asked.

“I’m here for two weeks. What about yourself?”

“Only one week, we fly back Friday,” he said with a despondent sigh. “Doesn’t give us much time, does it?”

“For what?” she asked as he swam up right in front of her, looping his arms around her waist.

“For this,” he said, going in for a kiss.


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5.0 out of 5 stars
★ ★ ★★ ★
So sweet and a little awkward
on September 4, 2016
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I smiled a lot reading this story, the characters are all 21 and I felt like I was right there with them. It took me a little while to warm up to the characters, but getting to know them is worth the time. I especially enjoyed Stick Shift Lips arrival in the story.


5.0 out of 5 stars

★ ★ ★★ ★
on August 11, 2014
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I love the SSL guys and wives. This book is a perfect spin off of the rockstar romance with new players. The characters are wonderful and the band ROCKS. Ashton is his usual caring and generous self and Chloe helps Sofia make her decision when she is signing with the band. It was great to have the whole group involved in this story, the merchandise design, the interview with Kayla in the paper, and the recording of their first CD. I love this series and can’t wait for more!! Maria kicks ass with this book!!!


5.0 out of 5 stars

★ ★ ★★ ★
Loved this book
on June 29, 2015
Format: Kindle Edition
Loved this book! Feel in love with every single character! From Jet the Romantic to Jack the insane. 😉 Couldn’t get enough and cant wait for the next one in the series!


5.0 out of 5 stars

★ ★ ★★ ★
Another great book by Maria
on May 9, 2015
Format: Kindle Edition
Another great book by Maria! Rockstar fans will love it! No detail is left out of this book! I loved it and can’t wait to read more!


Ready for the next SSL spinoff?
Check out – A Dream for Winter!

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Check out – Wherever Girl!