So this is what heartbreak felt like. I guess I was surprised to know this already, since the actual breakup was six months ago, but the pain I felt now that James was officially with someone else had nothing on that evening. The ache lingered, […]
I never had any problems sleeping even after the breakup — April often envied that about me. It didn’t matter where I was sleeping; as soon as my brain decided it was bedtime, I would just close my eyes and I’d be asleep in minutes.
But that night after Nico left, no matter how much I wanted to sleep, I couldn’t.
For Season Three of the #RomanceClass podcast, we’re bringing you the full, unabridged audio narration of Keep the Faith by Ana Tejano , one chapter a week.
This is the second part of Chapter 11. Please see the previous episode for first part.
The narrator for Chapter 11 is Jade Albert.
We interview Ms. Chris Mariano, the author of the romance book Cover (Story) Girl, an excerpt of which is up on our #RomanceClass podcast.
Chris’ work has appeared in The Philippines Free Press, TAYO Literary Magazine, Ideomancer, Plural Online Journal, and the Philippine Speculative Fiction Anthology Vol. 7. Her short story “A Kind of Flotsam” won 1st Place in the 3rd Philippine Graphic/Fiction Awards. She was a fellow for Poetry in English at the 34th UP National Writers Workshop in Baguio. Cover (Story) Girl, her first contemporary romance novella, was released recently as part of Visprint’s #romanceclass line. She also co-authored two romance short stories, “All I Want for Christmas” and “Hot Like This”, with Chrissie Peria and Miles Tan.
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In this episode:
Rachel Coates is Erika
Gio Gahol is Richard
[yellow_box]All she wants is to get even…
Erika Apostol’s quiet and unassuming life gets disrupted when she learns that Richard Javier, the very same person who broke her heart many years ago, is now back in the country. Her world is turned upside down as old feelings she thought were buried resurface to haunt her once more.
Determined to give Richard a dose of his own medicine, Erika finds herself involved in an outrageous plan devised by her friends. They enlist the help of Jerome Gonzales, an attractive and charismatic DJ (with a playboy reputation), to pose as her significant other.
As the plan goes in full swing, Erika discovers Richard’s jealous side, and that there’s something more to Jerome than meets the eye. Will this grand charade work out the way it should, or will she be left with nothing in the end?[/yellow_box]
We interview Ms. Jay E. Tria, the author of the romance book Songs of Our Breakup, an excerpt of which is up on our #RomanceClass podcast.
Jay is inspired by daydreams, celebrity crushes, a childhood fascination of Japanese drama and manga, and an incessant itch to travel. She writes contemporary young adult and new adult romance. Sometimes, paranormal fantasy too. Visit her website at jayetria.com.
Buy the author’s books on Gumroad.