Author: Amanda Martinez
Genre: New Adult Clean Romance
Release Date: April 5, 2021
Cover Design: Emily Wittig
After a difficult and traumatic high school experience, Alexia Jamieson is finally ready to head off to college, getting away from her parents and living her own life. Not only did she suffer an assault, she was bullied by people she thought were her friends.
Kayden Owens has always known Alexia has been his best friend and losing her for a few years didn’t change his feelings. Showing up at the same university, states away from their hometown, he tries to reconnect with her. In doing so, he finds out she is already dating another and seemingly moving on.
As she begins to reconnect with Kayden, Alexia struggles over her feelings of dating another guy and having her best friend back in her life; things seem different than they once were, leaving her conflicted.
With the possibility of a relationship at stake, Alexia and Kayden need to overcome what was in the past, including the trust issues that have resurfaced for her. As a love triangle starts to develop, Alexia has a decision to make if she wants her best friend by her side.
Amanda is a Colorado native who hates the snow and loves the heat. She loves spending time inside with a book in her hands, music in her ears, or Netflix playing on the TV while she crochets or writes. Her cat Luna is her baby and doesn’t care for cuddles, but loves laying on fuzzy blankets on Amanda’s lap.
Amanda started blogging in high school when she was introduced to the indie author community, connecting with authors on Facebook until she finally got to meet them at UtopiaCon in 2015. She started writing in high school to get the words out of her head and onto paper.
Amanda graduated from Southern New Hampshire University in December 2020, with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Creative Writing. She writes about realistic issues and includes anxiety, depression, along with other situations within her novels, wrapped into New Adult Romance novels. Trusting My Friend is her debut novel.