Title: Neon Moon
Author: nosleep3, a.k.a. chelleybell
Summary: New Moon A/U. Abandoned by the Cullens, Bella emerges from depression with a wall around her heart and a chip on her shoulder. Closed off and immersed in her college studies, she finds her emotional outlet in a surprising source.
Chapter 1 on ff.net, on LJ
Chapter 5 on ff.net, on LJ
“It won’t stop there.” I hated how controlled he sounded when I was so irritated and crushed. “You always have to push for more, and you have no idea how it frustrates me.”
“You don’t have a monopoly on frustration,” I informed him. Despite his assumptions, knowing Charlie was asleep down the hall didn’t make it easier for me not to feel aroused in Edward’s presence. “I just look at you and I get worked up, but I know I can’t have you, and I know why. You think I don’t know how much harder this is for you, with the heightened emotions and the blood cravings?”
“No,” he said firmly. “I don’t.”