A wealthy girl from the Hamptons, Bree Van Tousen, has known nothing but good fortune. But a horrific encounter on her first night in college leaves her broken, confused, and scared. Gradually as Bree begins to heal, she finds solace in the arms of a forbidden man on campus. Knowing their infatuation with one another could cost him his job and her enrollment at the university, they are forced to keep their whirlwind romance a secret...from everyone. That is, until someone decides their happiness needs to be destroyed. Unfortunately for Bree, she is also dealing with the police as they attempt to find the man who has terrorized numerous women throughout New York. As her wounds are reopened, Bree never sees the heartbreak coming and is crushed when the one person in her life leaves her. In Longing to Be, Bree has a decision to make. Walk away before anyone gets hurt or risk it all? What will Bree decide?
About the Author
Laurel (Kupillas) Ostiguy was born in Upstate New York, in Queensbury, a town sandwiched between Lake George and Saratoga Springs, where she still visits with friends and family. She currently lives in Massachusetts outside Boston. She commutes into Boston for a job she loves at a financial firm. She attended Plymouth State University and graduated in 1997. She is now married to her college sweetheart, Jeff and they have two sons. She also received her Master's degree from Northeastern University in 2003. When she is not working in Boston she lives to spend time with her children, skiing, skating, swimming, writing or just enjoying the beautiful New England seasons.