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Misery Loves Company (Hearties & Undiscovered Writers Award Winner)

Misery Loves Company (Hearties & Undiscovered Writers Award Winner)

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theinkslingerr By theinkslingerr Updated Feb 07

"Whelp, guess she's screwed."

That's what Dominic murmured as he threw me a frosty look before ambling downstairs. 

I stared at Rocco for a minute, expecting the same treatment, but he had other ideas. Ideas that led him right into the bathroom where he trapped me against the sink.

Gasping, I jerked back, the edge of the counter digging into my waist. "What're you-?" He pressed forward, and the hand I'd thrown up in defense landed on his broad chest. Hazel eyes smoldering, Rocco grinned and I forgot how to make words.

                                                       ***


It's not every day sixteen year old Misery Hayes finds a rock band full of pretty boys on her door step. 

Actually, it's not every day Misery Hayes interacts with humans. Being named after an emotion Merriam-Webster defined as "extreme suffering" or "unhappiness" tended to make one a loner.

Well, sort've.

You see: Enid Conception Diaz, Youtube sensation and Misery's best friend, has sold her Tuesday afternoons to Blue Vendetta; an extremely popular alternative rock band consisting of one moody lead singer, one tease of a guitarist, one amiable bassist, and the world's most unstable drummer.

Can Blue Vendetta help Misery open up?

Or will she prove whoever said "misery loves company" horribly wrong?

Highest Ranking: #216 in Chicklit
Hearties Award (People's Choice): 4th Place
Hearties Award (Judge's Choice): 3rd Place

The Undiscovered Writers Award (2017): 2nd Place in Chicklit

haileydennisonn haileydennisonn 5 days ago
I would love to have a unique meaningful name like Misery, bad description and all
KellyGe KellyGe Mar 10
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                              Aw Rocco is a really likable character :')) There were a lot of humorous lines that I enjoyed, except they were a little sudden (I'm guessing because they're her emotional reactions?)
IAmTatocorn IAmTatocorn Mar 14
Can i get some sour patch kids? Rocco would you throw a rock or stick at Misery? Enid, more like "I needn't ask my friend for her blessing". Haha I'll stop now
haileydennisonn haileydennisonn 5 days ago
My name means hay. Fricking hay, like what horses eat good lord wth
ArisaMist ArisaMist Mar 07
Omg why is this so true?! Somehow names and looks are more important then people's personalities..
ArisaMist ArisaMist Mar 07
Definitely this! I would have already done it I swear😂 not even sorry