★☆ A Top 100 bestseller in Canada and Australia ★☆A hidden beauty. A soulful singer. Does he have the right tune to open her heart?Gemma can’t seem to escape the constant reminders of her brutal past. But when her secret college application succeeds, she jumps at the chance to start a new life away from her damaged daily existence. And though singing with a sexy stranger stirs her soul, she suspects his intentions aren’t pure.Indie band frontman Hendrix is plagued by guilt over his family’s heartbreaking history. But when he meets the shy new girl on campus, he finds a path to forgiveness. And as he slowly falls for her quiet courage, he vows to keep her safe.But Gemma is still in danger, and a rising threat looms to shatter the fragile healing she’s found with the aspiring musician. And with Hendrix desperate not to be responsible for another deadly tragedy, he’s terrified they’ll be torn apart.Will their destiny collapse under pressure, or will they find strength in a selfless love?Love & Ruin is the achingly raw first book in The Love & Ruin new adult series. If you like emotional rollercoaster rides, heart-stopping suspense, and passionate connections, then you’ll adore J.A. Owenby’s compelling drama.Buy Love & Ruin to sing desire’s melody today!** Love & Ruin is the first book in The Love & Ruin Series. Hendrix and Gemma’s story continues in Love & Deception and finishes with an HEA in Love & Redemption.**This book includes mature content and possible triggers.