Cover Re-Reveal: Briarwood Academy by Ilsa Madden-Mills

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Cover Re-Reveal & Series Re-Name

 By Ilsa Madden-Mills

Very Bad Things:


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What happens when the perfect girl goes bad? 

Nora Blakely has everything any nineteen-year-old girl could desire. She’s an accomplished pianist, a Texas beauty queen, and on her way to Princeton…until she cracks wide open.

Leaving behind her million-dollar mansion and Jimmy Choos, she becomes a girl hell-bent on pushing the limits with alcohol, drugs, and meaningless sex.

Then she meets her soulmate Leo. But he doesn’t want her.

Twenty-five-year-old Leo Tate has one rule: never fall in love. His gym and his brother are all he cares about…until Nora shows up. He resists the pull of their attraction, hung up on their six year age difference.

As they struggle to stay away from each other, secrets will be revealed, tempers will flare, and hearts will be broken.

Welcome to Briarwood Academy…where sometimes, the best things in life are Very Bad Things.

*Author’s note: Each book in the series is written as a stand-alone love story following a new couple, but you’ll enjoy reading the other titles and seeing familiar faces return.



Very Bad Things

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Very Wicked Beginnings:


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A wicked ballerina from the wrong side of town…
The wealthy football star who can’t forget her…
The one night she changed it all.

Meet Cuba Hudson, the heartbreaker of Briarwood Academy:

I’m the tattooed bad boy girls think they can change.
I have it all: a football career, a stellar GPA, and a family that owns half of Dallas, Texas. Everyone wants to be me, but all I want is to forget…

Then she shows up.

Dovey Beckham arrives at Briarwood Academy and looks right through me, unconcerned that I rule the school. I wasn’t part of her precious plan, and it drove me insane…so I made it my mission to claim her, to put her notch on my bedpost.

She would be mine and her heart would be broken.

I didn’t plan on falling for her, and I sure as hell didn’t plan on losing her…

Welcome to Briarwood Academy…where sometimes, the best things in life are Very Wicked Beginnings.

Very Wicked Beginnings

(Dovey and Cuba–prequel novella)

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Very Wicked Things:



very wicked thingsA wicked ballerina from the wrong side of town…
The wealthy football star who can’t forget her…
And the one night she changed it all.

Ballerina Dovey Beckham is a scholarship student at Briarwood, determined to prove she’s more than just a girl with the wrong pedigree. She does whatever it takes to succeed, even if that means surrendering her body but never her heart.

Until the day she meets him, Cuba Hudson, the most popular guy at BW.

Suddenly, the girl everyone thought unbreakable might just shatter.

Cuba “Hollywood” Hudson might be a star football player, but his life has never been perfect.

Until the day he meets her, and she offers him something he’s never tasted…true love.

Their passion is electric, their connection deep, but once in a lifetime kind of love doesn’t come easy…especially when dirty money, past sins, and old flames come calling.

Welcome to Briarwood Academy…where sometimes, the best things in life are Very Wicked Things.


Very Wicked Things

(Dovey and Cuba)

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Very Twisted Things:


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A sassy violinist who lives next door.
An obsessed rock star who watches her through binoculars.
The one night when she bares it all.
Life will never be the same in Tinseltown.

Sebastian Tate never imagined his YouTube music video would go viral, sky-rocketing him to acting success in Hollywood. Okay, maybe he did. After all, he’s a cocky dude who knows he’s hot-as-hell, and it was only a matter of time before his stars aligned.

But life in Tinseltown is never what it seems.

Spying on his gorgeous and mysterious new neighbor with binoculars seems innocent enough, but quickly escalates into an erotic game between two very unlikely people.

Twenty-year-old Violet St. Lyons is a world-renowned violinist who’s lost her mojo on stage. She hides away in a Hollywood mansion, trying to find her way through her twisted past in order to make her future.

He’s the life of the party with girls chasing him down for his autograph. She’s the introvert with a potty mouth who doesn’t even know who he is.

When they meet, stars collide, sparks fly, and clothes come off. Yet, giving his heart to a girl isn’t Sebastian’s plan; falling for a guy who craves attention isn’t Violet’s.

Welcome to Briarwood Academy–Hollywood style–where sometimes the best things in life are VERY TWISTED THINGS.

Very Twisted Things

(Violet and Sebastian)

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About Ilsa


Wall Street Journal best-selling author Ilsa Madden-Mills writes about strong heroines and sexy alpha males that sometimes you just want to slap.

She’s addicted to all things fantasy, including unicorns and sword-wielding heroes in books. Other fascinations include frothy coffee beverages, dark chocolate, and Instagram.

She has a degree in English and a Master’s in Education.

When she’s not pecking away on her computer, she shops for cool magnets, paints old furniture, and eats her weight in sushi.

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