Lost in Us
Book #1 in the Lost Series: James and Serena
Serena has learned to live with her past, locking her secrets and nightmares deep inside her. But when her boyfriend of six years abruptly leaves her, she’s catapulted back into pain, nursing a broken heart. When indulging in mountains of chocolate doesn’t work, Serena decides the best way to deal with her shattered heart is to indulge in something else. A rebound . . .
The night she swaps her usual Sprite for tequila, she meets James. The encounter is breathtaking. Electrifying. And best not repeated.
James is a successful entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. A man who has amassed a fortune by taking risks. A man who has shunned commitment completely, and still does. He’s the exact opposite of Serena. But sometimes opposites attract. Sometimes they give in to burning passion. Sometimes opposites are perfect for each other.
James is everything her damaged soul could want. His kisses are intoxicating, his touch out of this world. He makes her forget. He grants her peace from her pain. But as they grow closer, Serena discovers she isn’t the only one with a past. James carries the scars of a past much darker than hers. One that has left him damaged, hurt, and wary of love. A past that gives him the power to shatter her.
Now James and Serena must find a way to mend one another. Or risk losing each other forever.
“I was hooked from the beginning and was definitely jealous of Serena for getting to be with James.”
– Chicks Looking For A Book Fix
“Layla Hagen paced Lost in Us to perfection.”
– Been there read that reviewed the book
“All I can say is that this book is very good not only because all those steamy scenes where you wish you could be Serena, but because Layla created amazing characters that deal with really deep issues along the book and how she makes them go trough it is what keeps you glued to the book until the end.”
– Planeta Flor Blog