Excerpt Reveal: Bleeding Love by Harper Sloan

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Meet Liam & Megan in the newest stand alone

in the Hope Town Series by Harper Sloan!

Releasing: July 14th

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I’ve loved once. I gave everything that I had to that love. Blindly believing that nothing could ever take that feeling away from me. Away from us. And when my little world of happiness was ripped from my fingers, I felt a loss that still haunts me to this day.

Now I use that lingering grief as a shield to keep my heart from loving again. It’s that fear that keeps me from letting anyone, except my daughter, get close enough to make it hurt. To make my heart bleed when I inevitably lose again.

Until the day I met Liam Beckett and everything I thought I had protected myself from was shoved back in my face.

He’s on a mission to prove to me that a love worth having is a love worth fighting for.

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Excerpt

Prologue

Prologue – Megan

Holy shit.

What am I doing?

“Oh, God! Right there… I’m coming… Don’t stop!”

Is that me screaming like that?

Holy shit.

I didn’t even know that noises like that could come out of my mouth!

“You like that?” he asks with his lips pressed against my neck – the vibrations shooting straight to my core.

I focus, my now alcohol free vision, on the man thrusting above me. His dark hair is blending in with the shadows that are dancing around the room. His face is a mask of ecstasy as he thrusts into my waiting body. It’s a look of pure desire that I will never forget.

What the hell am I doing?

“You feel so good. Your body so greedy for my cock. You want it harder, darlin’?”

I moan shamelessly and feel my body get even wetter with his huskily whispered words.

Screw it – this feels way too good to stop now.

I reach down, dig my fingers in the firm globes of his ass, tip my head back and beg. Beg with incoherent cries for him to take me harder. To take everything he can.

**Two Hours Earlier**

“You look beauuuutiful,” I sing as Dani Reid – No, Dani Cage – walks over to sit next to me at one of the tables scattered around the backyard wedding.

She looks at me, her stunning green eyes bright with love and happiness.

“And you sound a little drunk, my friend,” she laughs.

I just smile at her, running my fingers through the lace on her wedding gown. “This is soft.”

She just laughs and leans back and looks across the yard to where her new husband, Cohen, is standing by the dock talking to some of his friends. This is another one of those moments when I’m reminded that this group doesn’t have a single unattractive person in it. I take a second to look at all the well-built, good-looking men standing around him. When my eyes meet Liam Beckett’s, I look away quickly. For months now Liam has made no secret that he would love nothing more than my undivided attention.

“They’re all so unfairly hot. No men should be that attractive,” I whisper in awe, gaining me another chuckle from Dani. I blush when I realize that my thoughts aren’t staying in my head, where they belong. When I look back over to where the group of men are standing, my eyes hit the familiar pair of deep brown ones again, eyes that always seem to know each and every time I’m looking their way. I quickly look away, feeling that blush get even brighter. I’m not ready to deal with him right now. At least not when I’m this tipsy.

Picking up my wine glass, I take another healthy swallow as I do a quick scan, taking in all that is the Reid Family property. They’ve done a beautiful job transforming the backyard of Dani’s family home for Cohen and Dani’s wedding. I still can’t believe that Dani managed to pull off a surprise wedding without Cohen even catching the smallest hint of her plans.

“Are you sure you’re okay with Molly spending the night with my parents, Megs? I know it’s hard for you to leave her overnight, but they just love your daughter to pieces. And I know Owen loves having her around.” Dani reaches out and takes the hand I had resting against the table while she speaks.

“Yup,” I smack and nod my head.

“You’re drunk,” she says, repeating her earlier observation.

“I’m not drunk, I’m tipsy. There’s a huge difference there. If I was drunk I wouldn’t be able to walk. Watch!”

I jump up from my chair with a little more power than I mean and quickly stumble when the narrow heel of my five-inch shoes sinks into the soft grass beneath me.

“Whoa, there darlin’.”

I feel it, those words, every single syllable deep down in my gut. Each rumbled word vibrating through my body creating a slow burn until they end with a sharp pulse between my legs. His arms locked at my elbows and my back solidly against his front – where my graceless stumble caused me to end up. I jerk my body tight and feel his laughter reverberate through my body once again.

I attempt to pull my arms from his loose but strong hold, only to give up when it becomes clear that he isn’t going to let go. Shifting until my face is turned, he lets one arm go and helps me spin until I’m facing him, and moves his hands from my elbows to my hips.

“Hey,” he says with a smile, the dimple in his cheek popping out.

“Liam,” I sigh and then curse myself for not being able to hide my reaction to him.

His smile turns knowing and his eyes darken before dropping to my lips.

I gulp.

“You should be more careful, Megs.”

“It’s Megan,” I snap.

“I know, babe, you don’t have to keep reminding me.”

“Then why can’t you seem to actually remember it?” I squeak and try to pull my body away from his grip – and fail, again.

“Someone doesn’t sound drunk anymore.” I hear Dani speak but I don’t take my gaze off Liam. “She does look it though.” She muses on a laugh, which finally gets my eyes to snap to hers.

“I’m fine! I just had a few glasses of wine and I haven’t eaten much. But, I most definitely am not drunk. I think I would know if I was drunk.”

Okay, so that’s a lie. I might not be drunk, but I am definitely slightly past tipsy. Dealing with Liam – or rather my attraction to Liam – is hard enough for me on a good day, when I’m completely sober. But with this amount of wine flowing through my body, I just can’t trust myself.

It’s taken everything I have to keep him, and his obvious interest, at bay for the last couple months. When he’s around he goes out of his way to get me alone and lay it out. He wants me.

“You look stunning when those shadows aren’t rolling around your shoulders,” Liam whispers, his lips press close enough to my ear that I can feel his words one by one against my skin.

I shiver, his words hitting me close to home, but the tone causing me to forget I should be pushing him away. Especially when he’s talking about things that he has no business speaking about.

“I’m fine,” I stammer.

“Yeah, darlin’, I know you are.”

His eyes keep their hypnotizing hold on my own. I hear Dani excuse herself. I don’t turn to watch her disappear in the lingering crowd of party-goers that are still left milling around. The music is still floating in the air around us. As I look into his eyes everything around me feels like it’s…alive. It’s a feeling that I’ve been missing for the last few years. A feeling that only comes to visit when I’m with my daughter, or until recently, when Liam Beckett is in the same room. It’s a feeling that, even though I shouldn’t, I feel guilty for allowing myself to enjoy.

Whether it’s the wine, the fact that Molly left a few hours ago with Dani’s parents, or the man standing in front of me, all I know is if I don’t hold on to this feeling for as long as I can right now, I’ll regret it for years to come.

“Megs,” he says on a sigh, his fingertips digging in and his eyes swirling with a rich hopefulness that turns those golden flecks you can normally see swimming in his brown eyes into a burning fire lighting his gaze.

Hungry eyes.

I don’t think. If I had given myself just a second to process my next move, I’m sure I would have backed out of his hold and run as fast as I could to my car. But, I didn’t think, so my next move was pure, one-hundred-percent Megan. But not the Megan I’ve been for the last couple years since my husband died. No, this Megan feels like I’ve finally dug myself out of those ashes I’ve been living in since my life burned up around me.   The cloak of depression that normally lingers loosely around my shoulders, dropping to my feet with the feel of Liam pressed tight. I know this feeling won’t last, but I suddenly want to hold on to every second I can of this experience, until it leaves me.

I reach out and curl my fingers around his forearms. My eyes growing wide when his brow lifts. With a quick push I rock up and close the distance that is left between our mouths. When my lips touch his, that feeling of being alive burns so bright every nerve in my body feels it, each inch of skin boiling and cooling so quickly it’s as if I can’t make up my mind if I want to be hot or cold. My hairs stand on end, my skin pebbles – going cold before rushing heat fills my veins, and the very thump of my heart seems to skip a beat the second our lips touch.

One thing I know for sure. I want this. I want this and Liam’s going to give it to me.

He doesn’t pause. His groan vibrating against my chest only lights the feeling that is firing through my skin. My hands move from his forearms and I run my hands up his chest until both hands curl around his neck and I use the hold to pull my body even closer to his.

His hands move from my hips and he curls them around my bottom, pulling me tightly against his body. When I feel the very obvious sign of his attraction, I moan deeply, and shiver when he answers with one of his own.

I can’t tell you how long this kiss lasts. When his tongue moves to swipe against my lips, I open without reservation. We continue, our tongues dancing together while each of our moans are swallowed by the other, until I have to pull away to gulp a breath of air before I pass out – however, the way I feel right now, passing out might very well be a possibility.

“This is finally happening,” he snarls in a tone that should scare me, but all it does is act as kerosene to our already uncontrollable fire of lust.

“It is,” I agree without question.

“Now,” he says.

“Okay,” I agree on a sigh and sway toward his hard body.

With the encouragement he needs, his hands finally leave my body. He turns me, wraps one thick arm around my shoulder, and turns to walk toward the front of the house.

“We’re leaving?” I question lamely.

“Darlin’ I didn’t stutter. This is happening,” he says, pausing when he reaches the side of the house and the shadows that will give us the privacy we need. His body turns, moving me to stand before him once again. “I need to know you’re with me, Megan. I’ve wanted this since the day I met you, but I knew you weren’t ready for me. I’ve been trying to keep my distance, just waiting for those clouds to leave your eyes. If you don’t want me to take you back to my house, strip you naked and fuck you until you can’t walk for weeks, then say so now, because the second I have you I won’t be letting go.”

“Oh, boy,” I whisper.

“I prefer oh God, but I’ll make that the first item on my to-do list.”

“You’ll make what?”

“My to-do list, Megs. The list of things I’ve wanted to do to you for months now. Making you scream oh God will be number one, followed by my name, of course.”

“Oh, God,” I repeat, my mind swilling with the promise his words inflict.

“Yeah, you’re getting it.”

His mouth crashes down on mine for a hard but quick kiss before pulling back and giving me another one of those knee-melting smirks. “Last chance, Megan,” he whispers while his hands are framing my heated face.

Whatever he sees in my eyes is enough, he gives me a light kiss, takes his hands from my face and curls one around my left hand and pulls me toward his truck.

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 author

harper

Harper lives in small town Georgia just a short drive from her hometown of Peachtree City. She (and her 3 daughters) enjoy ruling the house they dubbed ‘Estrogen Ocean’, much to her husband’s chagrin. Harper has a borderline unhealthy obsession with books; you can almost ALWAYS find her with her eReader attached. She enjoys bad reality TV and cheesy romantic flicks. Her favorite kind of hero–the super alpha kind! 

Harper started using writing as a way to unwind when the house went to sleep at night; and with a house full of crazy it was the perfect way to just relax. It didn’t take long before a head full of very demanding alphas would stop at nothing to have their story told.

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Releasing Now: Fighting Shadows by Aly Martinez

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Flint’s highly anticipated emotional story is FINALLY here!

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**Each book in the series can be read as a standalone**

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I come from a family of fighters. I always thought I’d follow in their shadows, becoming unstoppable in the ring. That changed the day I saved the life of a woman I loved, but could never have.

My brother hailed me as a hero, and my reward was a wheelchair.

Paralyzed, my life became an inescapable nightmare.

Until I met her.

Ash Mabie had a heart-stopping smile and a laugh that numbed the rage and resentment brewing inside of me. She showed me that even the darkest night still had stars, and it didn’t matter one bit that you had to lie in the weeds to see them.

I was a jaded asshole who fell for a girl with a knack for running away. I couldn’t even walk but I would have spent a lifetime chasing her.

Now, I’m on the ropes during the toughest battles of my life.

Fighting the shadows of our past.

Fighting to reclaim my future.

Fighting for her.

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My Review

*****5 Utterly Fantastic Stars*****

Fighting Shadows Review

Every time I sit down to read a new book by Aly Martinez, I know that I am going to be reading a story that will give me everything. I know I’ll get extraordinary characters I’ll love fiercely, a story that gives and gives and then gives some more, and that I’m going to be feeling every ounce of that amazingly crafted book whole heartedly.

I got all of that and more while reading Fighting Shadows, the second book in her On The Ropes Series.

The instant I started it I knew I was going to love this story. After practically devouring Fighting Silence, I knew that this book would likely win me over in a nanosecond, and boy was I right on that one. Fighting Shadows was phenomenally intense, enrapturing as all get out, with so much outstanding emotion and feeling weaving its way breathtakingly throughout the pages of this book.

When I was reading Fighting Shadows, I wanted to fist pump in the air while simultaneously happy dancing because of what it allowed me to experience with its characters while I was reading. Even when it tried to rip my heart out because of what these characters were going through, I still wanted to happy dance and fist pump because I was so unbelievably connected to what they were going through. That was all possible because of how superbly Aly Martinez wrote and created this book, and Ash and Flint’s characters.

Fighting Shadows tells the story of Flint Page and Ash Mabie, two dynamic characters with some serious pasts and one serious connection, and it follows them both as they explore the ups and downs and turn arounds that their immense feelings bring. This book stole my heart the minute I began reading it. It had it all, and it was all nothing short of wonderful.

What was utterly fantastic about Fighting Shadows:

  • Flint Page’s intensity. Flint Page is one intense man. And that is putting it mildly. You get to experience that intensity full force, and you get to see how that intensity just makes him who he is, and how it effects the choices he makes. That intensity is heated, powerful, and has a very strong stubborn streak, but that just made me love his character more because it just fit him, especially with all that he goes through. That intensity came from him in so many outstanding and remarkable ways, and it just allowed me to see so many different sides to his character. I got every bit of intense Flint Page, and I relished in all of that intensity while reading.
  • Ash Mabie is a girl to remember. Ash Mabie is the best kind of quirky. She’s definitely different, is bursting with life and color and vibrancy, and will say just about the first thing that comes to her mind, even if it sounds completely ridiculous. I absolutely loved that girl to pieces. I loved her because she wasn’t afraid to just be her, and she completely owned who she was. I loved her because there was such an effervescent goodness beaming out of her, and I was in awe of the effect that goodness had on those around her. (Especially Flint!) I also just loved her because she was so unique and so fun, and I hearted that refreshing remarkability something fierce.
  • Holy effing fiery connection. Flint and Ash share a connection that is intense and spark filled, and you will feel it the instant these two come around one another. Their chemistry is off the charts, and I thought the way that Aly Martinez showed that connection and how it developed over the course of the book was fantastic. I also could not get enough of what that passionate and fiery connection brought out in both of them, because that connection, that chemistry, and that heat made Ash and Flint realize a whole heck of a lot. And that was the best.
  • The shadows of the past. One of the many things that made this book so fantastic was the shadows of the past that both of these characters had, especially Flint. The way that his past is explained, the way that that in turn affects his present in the story with himself and with Ash, and then how that past alters the course of this story was just phenomenal. Learning and getting to experience both Ash and Flint’s shadow laden pasts gave me such an extraordinary understanding of their characters. It also led to so many heart squeezing moments for them both where I wanted to jump into the book and give them both a big old hug.
  • All the vulnerability they put out there. Both Ash and Flint’s characters have many incredible instances in Fighting Shadows where their vulnerability emanates from them. Those were the moments that just made this book for me, the moments that seared Ash and Flint and their story to my heart. Those moments when those walls came down, and they put themselves truly out there. It was in those moments that I realized so much about them both because of what they were experiencing and putting out there in those moments of true and utterly breathtaking vulnerability.
  • The fight and determination that defines these characters. As you would probably expect, this book has all kinds of wonderful fight in it. Both of these characters are fighting their own personal shadows that’ll break your heart, their fighting with and for that all-consuming connection they’re sharing, and they’re fighting for themselves and one another. Even in those moments when it seems like what they’re going through is going to do them in, these two fight. They give it all they’ve got, and that is truly amazing to experience and feel. I guarantee you’re going to love all of that fight and what it brings out in both Ash and Flint.
  • Heart bursting moments. There are many moments in Fighting Shadows that will simultaneously break, squeeze, and melt your heart because of what Ash and Flint are going through together and apart. Those moments highlight how fiercely connected you are to these characters and their story to because of what you’re feeling right along with them. Your heart will definitely be feeling every ounce of emotion and feeling thoughtfully crafted in this book. Your heart will be happy, it will hurt like hell at times, and it’ll go to these characters more times than you’ll be able to count, and you will relish in that heartfelt connection you feel.
  • All the authentic charm and gut busting humor. There is humor and charm bursting out of this story. Those humorous moments were the best kind of breakup to all that phenomenal tension going on in this book. That humor and charm had me smiling like crazy and laughing my butt off more times than I could count. Much of that came from Ash, but a lot of it came from Flint, as well as the other wonderfully distinctive characters that make up the authentic world of this book.
  • Page brothers for the win! So I am under the distinct impression that the Page brothers are officially some of the best brothers around. Till, Flint, and Quarry are just amazing. They’re each fantastically distinctive, and their interactions together warmed my heart because you know that these three are just there for each other through it all. Those brothers have such a shared connection through their pasts and what they go through, and it was just extraordinary to fully feel that brotherly love between them again. I can also not wait to get my hand on Quarry’s book after this one. I need his story in my life, like yesterday.

I will never forget reading Fighting Shadows, and what it was like to experience the pure literary magic that it created. I won’t ever forget Ash or Flint, or their fight to overcome the darkness, or their attempts at healing. I won’t forget how much I rooted for them, how much I loved them fiercely, and how much I wanted them to find that light they both so truly deserved. I won’t ever forget anything about this book because that’s how utterly extraordinary it is.

This is a book that stays with you in some way, shape, or form. It stays with you, it makes you feel every magnificently and thoughtfully crafted thing, and it gives you two characters who will permanently own a piece of your heart.

That piece is bursting with the perfect amount of humor, charm and ridiculousness, so much raw vulnerability and authenticity, and more glorious fight and stubbornness than you can shake a stick at. That piece is wholly unique, definitely different in the best kind of way, and vibrant as all get out because that’s what this book is. That’s what these characters are, and that’s what reading and experiencing Fighting Shadows is like.

Something also tells me that the piece of my heart that Flint Page and Ash Mabie now forever own is filled with stars and weeds and newsies and neon green converses. It’s a place where dreams go on for days, and where Eye of the Tiger plays on full blast all day long.

That is one distinctive and beautifully vibrant piece that I will always love fiercely. Once you read this unforgettable book, I think you’ll agree that that piece of your heart that these characters and their story now own is something you’ll always treasure, and will truly never want to let go of. Ever.

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Excerpt

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“Hey, Flint? What time is it?” Quarry asked.

Ash’s smile actually slipped completely. For the briefest of seconds, she appeared almost ashamed.

I dragged my eyes away from her in order to answer his question, but as I looked at my wrist, I had no answer at all.

“Here,” she said as she pulled my watch from her pocket.

What. The. Fuck?

Quarry howled with laughter, and Ash chewed on her bottom lip.

“Explain,” I demanded, wrapping my watch back around my wrist and shoving my wallet in the front pocket of my hoodie.

Quarry filled in the blank. “She’s a pickpocket, dude. You should have seen her when she fell on your lap. It was so fucking fast. She straight-up stole that shit from you, and you had no fucking clue.”

“I didn’t steal it! I was gonna give it back,” she amended uncomfortably. “It was just a joke.”

A joke.

  1. Fucking. Joke.

And just like that, I remembered why I didn’t laugh anymore.

“Was it funny? Stealing from the cripple? You get a good laugh out of that?” I snapped, spinning and rolling myself away. “You know, maybe my judgment of you wasn’t all that off to begin with. Like father, like daughter, I guess.” It was a low blow, but I felt completely betrayed by a woman I didn’t even know.

“Flint, wait. I wasn’t picking on the cripple!”

I fully realized that I had just used the term, but it enraged me that she’d had the audacity to repeat it back to me. Who the hell was this chick? I pushed a hand into my pocket, searching for my keys. Fuck the food. I’d leave her ass there. Hell, Quarry too if he didn’t get his ass to the car.

“Get in the car, Q!” I yelled, only to close my eyes and drop my chin to my chest when my hand never made contact on the keys. “Son of a bitch,” I said as I spun back around.

Quarry was laughing next to her, but Ash’s cheeks were bright red.

“Keys.” I snapped my fingers and opened my hand, palm up.

“Stop being a dick,” Quarry said, casually tossing an arm around Ash’s shoulders.

She didn’t budge as she held my glare.

“Keys,” I repeated, but she remained still.

“It was a joke.” Her chin began to quiver.

For fuck’s sake, I wasn’t in any kind of mood to deal with bullshit from some girl I didn’t even know and was quickly discovering I didn’t care to know, either.

Quarry’s eyes grew wide as she turned to him and buried her cries in his chest.

What the fuck, asshole! Q signed before rubbing his hands over her back.

Her shoulders shook as she let out a loud sob that shocked us both.

“Come on. Let’s sit down.” Q tried to guide her over to an empty table.

Ash refused to look up and tripped over one of the chairs.

“Shit,” Q said, catching her around the waist.

I was just about to roll my eyes when she glanced my way. He was still trying to get her back on her feet and over to a table when her tear-free, bright-blue eyes pointedly glanced in my direction. My head snapped back in surprise, but a smile grew on her face.

Ash was about to put on a show, and with that one look, she had invited me to have a front-row seat.

As she floundered all over Quarry, her hands slid between his pockets and her own. Every noise she made and each time she flailed covered up a jarring movement. She was keeping his mind too busy for it to process all the places she was touching him. Hell, I was only watching her and I could barely keep up.

There was no denying that it was entertaining, but I wasn’t willing to show her that. However, as she accidentally lifted her knee, catching Q in the balls, a laugh erupted from my throat. He cupped his crotch while she apologized profusely and pushed him toward the same chair he’d been dragging her to only seconds before. Just before he sat, Ash swung her arm out, unwinding Q’s belt from around his body before tossing it at me.

“Oh God. I’m so sorry!” she said as Quarry held a finger up to ask for a second to recover. She didn’t wait at all though. Instead, she walked over in my direction; her prideful smile grew with every step.

She pulled my keys out of her pocket and dropped them into my lap. They were quickly followed by Quarry’s phone, wallet, and house keys. Then she snagged his belt off the floor and tossed it over her shoulder.

“It had absolutely nothing to do with you being in a wheelchair. It was a joke and it wasn’t supposed to piss you off.”

“Hey!” Quarry yelled. “That was messed up. You did not have to knee me in the balls to prove a point to him.”

“Oh, that wasn’t to prove a point. That was for bullshitting me. You knew good and damn well that he wouldn’t find it funny,” she said without ever tearing her gaze from mine. “Look, I’m sorry. I don’t have a lot of friends. And I’ve mentally noted that pickpocketing might not be the best way to make new ones.” She shrugged. “Consider it a lesson learned.”

“Three burgers all the way, onion rings, and a shake?” the guy at the counter called out.

Ash arched an eyebrow. “You want it to go, or are we good?”

I didn’t have to drop my attitude. Sure, she’d apologized, but while I might have had a short fuse, I also had a hell of a long burn. However, as she stood in front of me with her arms crossed over her chest and her blue eyes pleading for forgiveness, it magically fell away.

I swallowed hard. “No. We’re good.”

“You sure?” She leaned in, eyeing me warily, but her smile began to grow.

I swear to God it pulled at my lips as well. I fought it. But the harder I tried to keep it restrained, the bigger Ash’s grew. She was stealing my smile. The chick was good! Finally, with an eye roll, I let out a quiet chuckle, which seemed to appease her.

“Good. Now, help your brother get redressed and I’ll make the fancy sauce.” She waggled her eyebrows.

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 author

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Aly Martinez

Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, Aly Martinez is a stay-at-home mom to four crazy kids under the age of five, including a set of twins. Currently living in South Carolina, she passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a glass of wine at her side.

After some encouragement from her friends, Aly decided to add “Author” to her ever-growing list of job titles. Five books later, she shows no signs of slowing. So grab a glass of Chardonnay, or a bottle if you’re hanging out with Aly, and join her aboard the crazy train she calls life.

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Review Post: Desert Angel by Suzanne Halliday

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There’s LOVE at first sight ~ Second chance LOVE

And sometimes Fate and Destiny combine to make an eternal LOVE

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DESERT ANGEL

By: Suzanne Halliday

A Family Justice Novel

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Parker Sullivan: Lawyer, Part-time rebel, musician, Alex’s oldest friend

Angelina Marquez: Event Planner for lack of a better description, Full-time piece of work, Alex’s little sister

Home in Arizona after an extended absence, Angie Marquez lands smack in the middle of Family Justice. Crossing continents to take on the planning for Meghan and Alex’s upcoming wedding, her happy return to the home of her youth also has a hidden reason…to either scratch an old itch or put it to rest once and for all.

And the name of that itch? Parker Sullivan.

What’s one more Alpha at this point?

Self-styled badass with a guitar and plenty of brawn artfully disguised as a successful lawyer, Parker Sullivan comes to Family Justice as Alex’s boyhood friend and the keeper of quite a few tall tales from their youth.

He’s also been secretly in love with Angelina Marquez since he could remember.

The problem?  She refuses to speak to him…and for good reason.

Angie’s unexpected return to Sedona brings her and Parker face-to-face for the first time since their clandestine relationship crashed and burned years earlier.

Older, wiser and still deeply attracted to the powerful lawyer, she hoped that they could be friends again. But they had a lot to resolve, it wasn’t that easy and their messy relationship was affecting everyone.

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My Review

****4.5 Absolutely Wonderful Stars****

Suzanne Halliday’s books are hands down some of my favorites. Every time a new book of hers comes out, I cannot wait to get my hands on it, and that is especially true with her Justice Brothers books. I seriously cannot get enough of this series, and I loved every word that I got to read in Desert Angel, the newest addition to her Family Justice Series that follows all the Justice Brothers after the events of their own books.

I love this author’s books to pieces, and I love me some Justice Brothers something fierce! I have loved these characters since I met them, and it was beyond fantastic to get to spend more time with each and every one of them. There is just such a feeling of family to these books, such a feeling of love and loyalty that just emanates from their outstanding pages. The feeling and emotions and just experiences that Suzanne Halliday creates and lets you experience so fully in Desert Angel, along with her other books, is nothing short of wonderful and it just reminds me over and over again why I absolutely love her books.

Desert Angel tells the story of what happens when Parker, one of Alex Marquez’s oldest friends, is reunited with Angie Marquez, Alex’s sister. These two definitely have one heck of past together that you begin to learn more about as their story unfolds. I loved getting to know both of them over the course of this book, and I especially loved how Suzanne Halliday revealed their past over the course of Desert Angel. She did it in such a way that allowed you to feel everything Parker and Angie were sharing in the present tense of the book, while also giving you the background to what got them to where they were together.

You got the past and present weaving together in such an extraordinary way, giving you all of their feelings and desires and connection, all of their worries and doubts, and all of their hopes and wants, as they tried to figure out where they would go from the events of this book.

My favorite part of this book was getting to know Parker and Angie. They had one intense connection, and you could just feel the depth and strength of the pull and connection those two shared. It was heated, it was passionate, and it was bursting with so much glorious feeling. Experiencing Parker and Angie’s connection and draw to one another in Desert Angel just made me truly believe in everything they shared, everything they were trying to figure out, and everything they were fighting for.

Parker is one hot as all get out lawyer that instantly won me over. He was intense and stubborn as all get out, and it was so fantastic to learn all that I did about his character. He totally stole my heart while I was reading this book, and I loved getting to experience everything that happened with him in this book, especially with Angie. One of my favorite things about his character was that he wasn’t afraid to own up to the mistakes he had made in the past. He was honest, with his past and with his desire for Angie, and that completely warmed my heart and made me root for him from the  get go.

Angie was such a fantastic female character to read!! She was fiery and sassy and wasn’t afraid to say what was exactly on her mind. She had some serious spunk, and I definitely connected and respected that immensely in her character. I also just found her to be so easy to relate to when I was reading. I felt so connected to her character and all that she goes through and experiences in this story, and I really felt like I got to feel and understand everything she did because of how phenomenally this author wrote and developed her character. Angie just felt so extremely real to me as I read this book, and I thought she was just an overall strong, well developed, and very engaging female character who I just loved to pieces.

The push and pull between these characters is fantastic and it just brings their characters to life in such an amazing way. The more you read, the more you get to know about them both and what happened in the past. As you read this book you also feel their connection and chemistry building and building, and let me tell you that when it all explodes, it is nothing short of mesmerizing. There were definitely some moments in this book that had me blushing like crazy in the best way. What I loved about feeling and experiencing Parker and Angie’s relationship was that you got to see such evolution in it, that really highlighted the depth of their feelings.

That’s something that continues to blow me away whenever I read one of Suzanne Halliday’s books. She gives you two phenomenal, thoughtfully crafted and dynamic characters, and she lets you get their full story and evolution over the course of their story. You see how they are in the beginning and you become enraptured in their journey as a character, as well as their journey in the relationship they are embarking on. You get to know them, you get to understand them so truly, and you fall seriously in love with their characters and all that they go through. You also get every brilliant thought, emotion, and feeling that goes along with that.

One of my favorite aspects of this book was getting to spend time with all of my favorite characters from this series, while falling in love with Angie and Parker. I loved all of the interaction that these characters had together, and like I said before, Suzanne Halliday just creates those interactions and bonds and friendships in a way that just leaves you feeling whole. You truly get everything from this family of characters, and my heart was so full of all of them as I read and enjoyed this book. Those interactions had me smiling like crazy and blushing like a fool more times than I could count. They also had me laughing hysterically more times than I could count because of what came out of those characters mouths. It also just warmed my heart to see and experience them all together once again. I basked in everything I got with these wonderfully distinctive characters, and I cannot wait for more from this set of unforgettable characters.

I simply love this author’s writing style, and how it pulls me right into the stories with these characters. It’s so easy to feel and experience everything that they do, and to just connect fully to these characters because of how she writes her books. You feel and think and experience everything that these characters do because of how outstandingly she writes her books. I loved how immersed I felt in this book, and it just made this story so enrapturing because I was so fully connected into it in every way.

Desert Angel was just a fantastic addition to this series. I loved getting to know Parker and Angie’s characters, and getting to experience the two of them try to figure out what in the world they were sharing, and where they could go with the feelings they shared. Parker and Angie’s story definitely has some ups and downs and twists and turns, and it is busting with the perfect amount of feeling, desire, and fight for that magic and connection they share.  I completely believed in what Parker and Angie were fighting for (and sometimes against, cough cough Angie) in Desert Angel, and I adored every moment I got with them in this book.

Desert Angel gave me more time with the characters that I love, gave me the chance to fall in love with two new characters who I instantly loved and rooted for, and it allowed me to experience so many wonderful things with all of these unforgettable and seriously charming characters. This book gives you all the heat, some definite laughs, and more love and desire than you can shake a stick at. It gives you everything, and I for one loved every bit.

I seriously cannot wait for more from this phenomenal author, and this fantastic series in the future as they have both definitely become some of my favorites!

 

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Suzanne Halliday is a USA Today Bestselling Author who writes what she knows and what she loves – sexy adult contemporary romance with strong men and spirited women. Her love for creating short stories for friends and family has developed into a passion for writing romantic fiction with a sensual edge. She finds the world of digital, self-publishing to be the perfect platform for sharing her stories and also for what she enjoys most of all – reading. When she’s not on a deadline you’ll find her loading up on books to devour.

Currently a wanderer, she and her family divide their time between the east and west coast, somehow always managing to get the seasons mixed up. When not digging out from snow or trying to stay cool in the desert, you can find her in the kitchen, 80’s hair band music playing in the background, kids running in and out, laptop on with way too many screens open, something awesome in the oven, and a mug of hot tea clutched in one hand.

Fun fact: Suzanne is the mother of USA Today Bestselling Author, Ella Fox.

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Summer of Series: The Blackstone Affair by Raine Miller

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I am so excited that my Summer of Series has finally begun! I couldn’t be more thrilled with the first series I chose to read because I practically devoured it (in 2 days!). So without further ado, let me introduce you to The Blackstone Affair by the utterly fabulous Raine Miller.

This series was breathtaking, all-consuming, and had the perfect balance of emotion, feeling, and intensity.

It also had me ready to catch the very next plane to London in hopes that I could find my very own Ethan Blackstone, because let me tell you he will totally steal your heart and win you over about 2 seconds after you meet him. Not to be outdone, Brynne the main lady of the hour, will have you rooting for her, loving her, and feeling so authentically connected to her just as quickly. The Blackstone Affair follows these two dynamic and exceptionally developed characters, as they try to overcome their own trauma laced pasts in hopes of seeing what could happen if they explore the majorly intense connection they share.

What I think I loved about this series the most was that I got to experience everything so fully with both Ethan and Brynne, and I truly got to feel and see their evolution as characters as their relationship progressed. I got to see them at their highest, and I got to enjoy that immense joy and elation right along with them. I felt and saw them at their lowest points, and my heart broke just like theirs did with what they went through in both the past and present. I was also their with them through all the twists and turns and ups and downs that came their way as they tried to make their relationship work.

I loved that this series gives you two extremely authentic, strong willed, and multifaceted characters who had their flaws right along with their strengths.  Two people who had experienced darkness, and were still working through that with everything they had. What Ethan and Brynne both individually went through will make your heart go to them, but it will also make them feel very very real to you as you get to know and fall in love with them.

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I also had the phenomenal opportunity to experience how hard Brynne and Ethan fell because I fell right along with them, heart first into everything that they were sharing. I got their passion, their heat, and their seriously spark filled relationship. I melted at their words. I swooned with them more times than I could count. I also felt all of the heartbreak that came along with those heart melting moments.

These books are written and developed exceptionally. Raine Miller’s outstanding writing allows you to fall right into the story with Ethan and Brynne. Her writing also makes it possible to become as captivated by Brynne and Ethan as they are by each other, and throughout each book in this series you will become more and more connected to them both. You will feel for them, you will care for them, and you will fight like hell for them and for what they’re fighting for. That extraordinary level of connection to this story and book is all possible because of Raine Miller’s magnificent writing. The world she creates in this series through her incredible storytelling and writing feels wholly real, and the minute you begin these books you will be imagining, feeling, and experiencing everything that enchanting and utterly mesmerizing world has to offer.

I felt every word of these books.  I experienced every single thoughtfully crafted and varied emotion weaving its way through these mesmerizing books. I was whole heartedly captivated by these extraordinary characters and their unforgettable story.

The Blackstone Affair was a superbly balanced and beautifully written love story that gives the perfect amount of love and joy, heartbreak and hurt, passion and intensity, and more charm and swoon than you can shake a stick at, as Brynne and Ethan explore the power and beauty of the connection and feelings they share for one another.

Ethan and Brynne, and their story together will blow you away. It’ll leave you in awe with what you get to experience with them. You will love their characters, be rooting for them like crazy along the way, and relishing in all of the fight and determination these two have to be together.

I promise you that this series will consume every part of you. It will steal your heart, and give you so much to feel and experience. It will enrapture you within its magnificence, and you will not want it to end. Ever.  

So if you’re ready, keep scrolling below for more on the breathtaking series, The Blackstone Affair by Raine Miller.

**Please be aware that all of the books in the series are featured below. While the synopsis’, quotes, as well as my reviews for each book are as spoiler free as possible, you will probably find out more than you want to about Ethan and Blaire’s story past Naked.  So if you’re planning to start this series start with Naked, the first book in the series, and go no further until you finish that amazing book.** 

The Blackstone Affair

~Naked~

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17182456“That picture changed everything. I was not the same after I saw it and I couldn’t go back to the man I’d been before seeing it either. Not after we met that night on the street. My whole world altered because of a photograph. A photograph of my beautiful American girl.”  

Synopsis:

The first book in the bestselling Blackstone Affair trilogy! Naked desire. Secret Satisfaction. An affair you’ll never forget.

Brynne Bennett has left scandal in her past and is living the good life. An American grad student at the University of London and part-time photographic model, she’s getting back on track with lots of hard work and focus on a career in art conservation. When successful and charismatic London businessman Ethan Blackstone buys her nude portrait, he wants to possess more than just her image. He wants Brynne in his bed, serving him in every way possible. He has no trouble voicing his desires, and he isn’t taking “no” for an answer. 
At first, his dominant nature captivates her, but it isn’t clear if the force of his powerful desire will ultimately awaken or dispel the demons Brynne is carrying inside. There are secrets on both sides of this relationship—huge ones. Can Ethan erase the scars of Brynne’s past so that she can reveal her true self to him? Or will the shadows cast by Ethan’s own mysterious former life destroy their chance at happiness?

Naked is the sizzling, unforgettable story of what happens when a strong woman meets the one man powerful enough to strip away all her defenses, leaving her standing naked and perfect before him.

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~All In~

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16141265“I have no intentions of letting you go.” I swallowed hard. “If you come with me you’re signing on for all of me, Brynne. I don’t know any other way to be with you. It’s all in for me. And I want it to be all in for you too.”

Synopsis:

The second part in The Blackstone Affair series! Looming danger. A love worth fighting for. A man who’ll go all in.

Ethan Blackstone has a problem on his hands. He’s broken Brynne’s trust and she’s left him. He’s unwilling to live without her and isn’t giving up—he’s dead-set on getting his beautiful American girl back. The passion between them was explosive, but the secrets they hid from each other are dark and chilling and are powerful enough to destroy their shot at a life together.

With political threats now directed at Brynne, Ethan is running out of time and he’ll need to gather all his strength and agility to protect her from the dangers that could take her away from him forever. Will Ethan be able to save Brynne from a past that keeps her locked in fear? Will he ever feel the warmth of her touch, the solidity of her trust again? This is a love-struck man who is willing to do whatever it takes to possess the heart of the woman he loves. He’ll go to any lengths to protect her. He’ll go all in.

Here is the fiery story of what happens when two people surrender to a love so great it can heal the scars of the past and give way to a life of pure, rapturous ecstasy.

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Eyes Wide Open

~Eyes Wide Open~

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17623388“The one who had the power to take me apart was also the only one with the power to put me back together again.”  

Synopsis:

The third part in The Blackstone Affair series: A love on the brink of being destroyed. The fight of a lifetime to keep it alive.

Big surprises are on the horizon for Ethan and Brynne as they struggle to adjust to what life has thrown at them. Demons from the past are threatening to destroy the passionate bond they’ve forged despite their vow that nothing will ever keep them apart. A truly devastating loss coupled with the promise of a new hope opens their eyes to what is most important, but is it possible for the lovers to move on from the painful histories that continue to haunt them?

A stalker is still lurking in the shadows, plotting evil amidst the distraction of the 2012 Olympic games in London. Brynne and Ethan are on the cusp of losing everything as the stakes rise. Will they yield to circumstances beyond their control or will they give every ounce of fight they have left to save each other and win the ultimate prize of a life together?

Eyes Wide Open is a passion-wrought story that shows us what pure love can achieve when tested and what the heart can accomplish despite danger and adversity.

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~Rare and precious Things~

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17907518“I knew more happiness and love than I’d ever experienced in my life, and now understood how precious it was to have that love.”

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The fourth part in the New York Times bestselling series, The Blackstone Affair: A bright beginning for two damaged souls fighting for their hard-won love, and the promise of a new hope to secure their happily ever after.

Fresh from an idyllic honeymoon along the Italian coast, the Blackstone’s prepare for the birth of their precious baby and the challenges of settling into a new home. But things get complicated when specters from the past reappear to threaten the very foundation of their relationship.

Ethan and Brynne will have to fight harder than ever for each other. Rare and Precious Things is the story of two people who both need the other in order to be complete, but learn just how “rare” their brand of love is when they have to risk everything in order to hold onto it.

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Identity Crisis by Rochelle Paige

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Identity Crisis by Rochelle Paige

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A reclusive author…

Delia Sinclair is desperate to hit a looming deadline. With only two weeks to go before her manuscript is due, she heads to a remote cabin in the Smoky
Mountains with no internet or cell service.

An ex-military security specialist…

Blaine West is halfway around the world when he gets a frantic message from his childhood sweetheart. She needs to lay low for awhile so he puts her in
touch with someone who can help her until he can get back to town.

A dead body…

When Blaine arrives at the hotel where they were supposed to meet, he learns the body of a local author was discovered that morning but there’s no sign of
his old flame.

And a case of mistaken identity…

Delia returns home completely unaware that the police believe she’s been murdered. With Delia alive and his ex still missing, Blaine has the skills and
connections to find out exactly what happened and keep Delia safe.

Lead to a passion that burns out of control.

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The sound of the garage door going up startled me, setting me into motion. It was a good thing I had been trained to make split second decisions with
limited information because that skill set was being put to the test right now. I moved toward the kitchen as I ran the possible scenarios through my head.
If it was Serena using a friend’s place to lay low, then I was in the clear. If it was a boyfriend or family member of the dead author, I was probably
screwed. A cleaning person or friend, I might be okay. The bottom line was, I had no way of knowing which scenario I was about to face, but it didn’t
matter. There wasn’t a chance in hell I was going out the back without knowing if the person walking through that door was Serena.

Right as my decision was made, I heard the sound of the garage door lowering, quickly followed by the door connecting the garage to the house opening and
closing. A deep feminine sigh resonated, but I stayed in position, on the other side of the refrigerator and out of sight. The sound of footsteps got
closer and then a woman entered the kitchen. I hadn’t meant to make a noise, but I shifted as soon as I realized who was standing in front of me. I moved
toward her so I could cover her mouth and get her under control before she screamed and one of the neighbors came to see what was wrong. And holy fuck,
there was plenty wrong with this situation since the woman was supposed to be dead.

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I absolutely adore reading – always have and always will. My friends growing up used to tease me when I would trail after them, trying to read and walk at
the same time. If I have downtime, odds are you will find me reading or writing.

I am the mother of two wonderful sons who have inspired me to chase my dream of being an author. I want them to learn from me that you can live your dream
as long as you are willing to work for it.

When I told my mom that my new year’s resolution was to self-publish a book in 2013, she pretty much told me “About time!”

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Review Post: Asking For It by Lilah Pace

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Asking For It

By: Lilah Pace

Release Date: June 2, 2015

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“This is who I am. This is what I want. Now I need a man dangerous enough to give it to me.”

Graduate student Vivienne Charles is afraid of her own desires—ashamed to admit that she fantasizes about being taken by force, by a man who will claim her completely and without mercy. When the magnetic, mysterious Jonah Marks learns her secret, he makes an offer that stuns her: they will remain near-strangers to each other, and meet in secret so that he can fulfill her fantasy.

Their arrangement is twisted. The sex is incredible. And—despite their attempts to stay apart—soon their emotions are bound together as tightly as the rope around Vivienne’s wrists. But the secrets in their pasts threaten to turn their affair even darker…

Reader Advisory: Asking for It deals explicitly with fantasies of non-consensual sex. Readers sensitive to portrayals of non-consensual sex should be advised.

 Asking For It My Review*****5 Mind Blowing Stars*****

I don’t know if I’ve ever read a book as provocative, intense, and thought provoking as Asking For It by Lilah Pace. It definitely pushes the limits a bit, and probably isn’t for the faint of heart, but do not let that deter you one bit from this phenomenal book. It is heated beyond measure, exceptionally written, and tells a unique story laced with so many glorious and superbly crafted emotions.

That is just part of what makes this book a truly exceptional read.

The moment I began this book, I was captivated by every enrapturing word, and I could not resist the effervescent pull of it. From start to finish I was hooked into the darkly laced world this book creates, and I couldn’t be more thrilled with what this book and its characters gave me as I read it.

This book will consume you. It will pull you into its enthralling world, and you will be thinking about this story long after you’ve finished it because it is that good. Asking For It will make you question what is happening in this story, what is okay and what might not be so okay, and it’ll break through every single thought you had on the topics and ideas covered in this utterly magnificent book.

Asking For It tells the story of Vivienne, a twenty something who fantasizes about being taken by force. She wants to be dominated. Owned. Claimed. This author does an extraordinary job of showing the many facets to Vivienne’s desires and fantasies. She explains the how and the why, and you just get it. I cannot say enough good things about how outstandingly this author explores the fantasies that Vivienne has, and the many reasoning’s behind them.

As you delve into the thoughtfully crafted pages of Vivienne’s story, you get to know more about her and where her fantasies stem from. I have to say that I found Vivienne’s character to be extremely authentic and downright refreshing because of how honest and open her character is in this book. In Asking For It, you get to see Vivienne at her most vulnerable, in her rawest and truest form, and that is truly remarkable to experience.

There were so many instances in this book where my heart just went to Vivienne because of what she was experiencing, what she was thinking, and what she was going through and feeling as the events of this book and the past unfolded. I loved her, was intrigued by her, felt for her, and just wanted to know everything I could about her as I got to know her character. The more I learned about her, the more I felt so immensely connected to her as she navigates the murky waters of what happens when she finally finds the person who can fulfill those dark fantasies she has.

That’s when Jonah Marks comes into the story, and let me tell you right now that you will not be able to resist the magnetic pull from that man. From the instant you meet his character you will be drawn to the force and power that is him, just like Vivienne is. Jonah is mysterious as all get out, sexy as hell, and he will have you reaching for your fan in no time, but more than that, Jonah is an enigmatic character that will get your heart beating rapidly and your mind moving just as fast.

The moment you meet Jonah, you’ll want to know more about him. You’ll want to know why he is so drawn to Vivienne and the fantasies that she has. You’ll want to know what in life has lead him to sharing similar desires. You’ll also want to know more about his past, who he really is, and why he is that way. Basically, the more you experience Jonah’s strong and seriously engaging character, the more you will want to know every single thing you can about him, and the dark and twisty path that got him to the present of this story.

While this book is told solely from Vivienne’s perspective, I felt that this author really gave me the chance to see the many sides to Jonah’s character in addition to hers. Through the heart racing events that take place in this book, you learn more about him, his motives, and you see the vulnerable side to him as well. The raw, honest, and extremely real side that you see of him in Asking For It is nothing short of wonderful, and allows you some very real glimpses into who in the world Jonah Marks is.

When Vivienne and Jonah begin to explore their fantasies together it is extremely heated. It’s explosive, a bit on the dark side, and filled with the perfect amount of fire, desire, and roughness. The connection between these two characters is magnetic to say the least. It’s vibrant and powerful, and soon they find themselves having more of an emotional connection than they ever expected. They start to really feel things, very real things and very real emotions, and where those feelings takes Vivienne and Jonah is mind blowing and heart pulling.

Their relationship will definitely make you think. A lot. It will make you want to know how the dynamics of it all work. It’ll have you biting your nails like crazy as you wait to see where it’s all headed. It’ll have your heart practically thumping out of your chest as you become more and more consumed by what they’re sharing. Their relationship is different to say the least, but the thoughts, feelings, emotions, and reactions it brings out over the course of this story in them and in you as the reader will completely leave you in awe.

Sheer, all consuming, heart palpating, unadulterated, mind bending awe.

The more I read this book, the more I loved every phenomenal word, feeling, and reaction that it gave me. Asking For It brought up so many thoughts in my mind, and it took over every available space in my brain and heart during and after reading it. That is just one of the many things that reiterated how utterly fantastic this book is in every way, shape, and form.

Asking For It allowed me so many different experiences too. It gave me a plethora of varied and thoughtfully crafted emotions to experience through all of the twist and turns in this story. It gave me so many intense moments, and some seriously shocking “oh my goodness” moments too. (Believe me, there are many moments in this book that will make your jaw drop, and I don’t mean because of the fantasies Jonah and Vivienne are sharing.) It also gave me two dynamic characters and a multitude of outstanding supporting characters that made this story something I truly could not get enough of.

This book definitely pushes the boundaries, but that is just part of what makes it so exceptional. Lilah Pace takes on many twisty, dark, and intriguing topics in this book, and she does so with a superb level of writing, character development, and storytelling. I cannot wait to get my hands on the follow up to this novel. I so look forward to being consumed once again by Vivienne, Jonah, and their intensely consuming story.

Take a leap of faith, and read this phenomenally captivating book. Let it bend your mind a bit, and let it give you something to think about, something to feel whole heartedly, and something that is sure to set your heart on fire repeatedly. It’ll blow you away if you let it. That leap of faith is so immensely worth it, and will give you a story unlike any other. Trust me.

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