Brina and Eagan meet for the first time when she's nine and he's fourteen. They like each other from the very beginning, although their bond isn't immediate, but it grows over the years. What links them is the fact that their parents are photographers and are extremely devoted to their work and to each other; so much so that both Brina and Eagan have to learn how to take care of themselves from a very young age. Despite their differences, age, gender, nationality, Brina is Italian and Eagan is American, they find comfort in their growing friendship. Then Brina becomes a teenager, and her feelings for her friend start changing and deepening. New desires stir within her. As soon as Brina realizes how those feelings complicate her friendship with Eagan, she runs away from him. A few years later, Brina is twenty and Eagan is twenty-five, they find one another once again. Brina is studying cinema in Rome and she's also trying to become a musician. Eagan begins to work as an architect in the same city. Eagan wants to be a part of Brina's life anew. Brina, however, is still in love with him; she finds it difficult to act merely as a friend and she keeps pulling away.
Set in the beautiful Rome, this is a sensual and romantic story of friendship and love.
ARC Brina and Eagan have been best friends since she was nine, and he was fourteen. But as in a lot of cases things start to change between the best friends. Brina realizes that she has stronger feelings for him, and she doesn't want him to know about it. So she starts to distance herself from him for a long time. Then out of the blue Eagan comes back into her life fighting for their friendship. He makes her see how much he wants her, and how much she wants him in return. They have a relationship where they find it difficult to be away from each other. This book was good. It has very well written characters. A beautiful romance, with lots of drama. I personally couldn't connect with any of the characters, and I sometimes felt like I was missing something in the story. But other than that I found the book enjoyable.