Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Because We Belong (Because You Are Mine, #3)” as Want to Read:
Because We Belong (Because You Are Mine, #3)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Because We Belong (Because You Are Mine #3)

by
4.13  ·  Rating Details ·  2,532 Ratings  ·  153 Reviews
IAN..."[the] hero...dark, mysterious, and very dominant" (Smexy Books), a sexual force to be reckoned with, a man accustomed to getting what he wants.

FRANCESCA..."a fascinating heroine" (Heroes and Heartbreakers), a woman who had no idea how far she was willing to go in the name of love.

Introduced in New York Times bestselling author Beth Kery’s erotic phenomenon Because Y
...more
Paperback, 418 pages
Published November 5th 2013 by Berkley
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Because We Belong, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Because We Belong

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Bridget
Sep 08, 2013 Bridget rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reread, my-favorites
I just finished Because We Belong. A-MAZ-ING! I LOVED IT!! Holy cow, Beth Kery knocked one OUT of the park with this book. It was so interesting with so much detail and back story. I was so sad when the book ended that I wouldn't get to hear about all of the characters again, but then saw the excerpt from "Since I Saw You" and got soooo excited again! I really loved the entire series. I was really happy that Ian's emotional depth was explored in this book. It really looked at his insecurities. H ...more
RomReader❤️Spoiler Giver✨
Nov 05, 2013 RomReader❤️Spoiler Giver✨ rated it it was amazing
Shelves: contemporary
Artist heroine has since given up on her engagement to Hero due to not having any contact with him for the past 6 months.

But an attempt on her life since becoming involved in his company's business dealings forces Hero to come back. Their love and passion for each other still runs strong. However, he can’t promise to never leave her again and doesn’t want to tell her what he's been doing the past 6 months. Heroine is torn between her hurt and anger and the need to fight for their relationship.
...more
Jacqueline's Reads
May 08, 2014 Jacqueline's Reads rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-star-books, bdsm
4 Tortured Ian Stars

If you like tortured heroes, then Because We Belong is for you.

This is the continuation of Ian and Francesca’s story. Ian is distraught after finding out who his father is. He travels to France to seek out his roots. He doesn’t tell anyone where he is and loses all contact with Francesca.

It is 6 months later and Francesca is still dealing with the aftermath of being left alone. She wants to move on, but it’s difficult when Ian has left her control of his company.

Review

I wante
...more
Sandy
Aug 30, 2013 Sandy rated it really liked it
3.75 stars

BECAUSE WE BELONG is the third full length instalment in Beth Kery’s Because You Are Mine contemporary, erotica adult series. Kery is known for her ‘serial’ style of writing including the first set in the series ‘Because You Are Mine’. I am not a fan of the serial style novel therefore I was more than pleased that Because We Belong was released as a full-length novel from the outset.

The premise of Because We Belong continues the story of Ian and Francesca who were the focus of the fir
...more
The Romance Evangelist
Oct 08, 2013 The Romance Evangelist rated it it was amazing
Shelves: review-books
A copy of this book was provided by the publisher for an honest review at Seductive Musings.

This review contains spoilers for Because You Are Mine and When I’m With You, the first two stories in the series. You could try to read Because We Belong as a stand-alone book, but I wouldn’t recommend it.

After having to read the previous stories in this series as serial novels, it was a huge relief for me that Because We Belong was being released as a complete book from the start. The prologue takes pla
...more
Irida
Jan 18, 2014 Irida rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars!

Ian Noble - 30 years old/Billionaire/Playboy/British and French/Royalty/Dark hair/Blue eyes/Dom


Francesca Arno - 23 years old/American/Painter - Master student of Arts/Graduated in Architectures and Arts/Red-gold hair/Brown eyes/Innocent



Loved Book 1 and I loved this Book 3, which is actually the second book dedicated to Ian and Francesca's story, since book 2 was dedicated to Lucien Ian's best friend and recently discovered half brother. It was necessary to see Ian and Francesca's s
...more
Ilana
Nov 11, 2013 Ilana rated it really liked it
Title: Because We Belong
Author: Beth Kerry
Publisher/Year: Penguin 11/5/13
Length: 368 pages
Series: Because you are Mine #3

Overview

The "wicked good storytelling" (Jaci Burton) of New York Times bestselling author Beth Kery continues inBecaue We Belong, the new Because You Are Mine novel

IAN...“[the] hero...dark, mysterious, and very dominant” (Smexy Books), a sexual force to be reckoned with, a man accustomed to getting what he wants.

FRANCESCA...“a fascinating heroine” (Heroes and Heartbreakers), a
...more
Lauren at Live Read and Breathe Reviews
Source: eARC for Honest Review via Penguin Group USA | Berkley | NAL

Finally Ian and Francsesca get their HEA....not.



Ian and Francsesca start making progress with their relationship but it all comes to a halt when Ian finds out the truth of his father. With the combination of the loss of his mother. He flees.



I was so pissed at Ian for leaving but the more the story went on the more you understood and your heart went out to Ian. I may not have agreed to how he dealt with it but I got it.



For Franc
...more
Theresa
Dec 20, 2013 Theresa rated it liked it
Though I enjoyed the other books and anticipated this one, I only gave it 3 stars. I was disappointed. I like parts of it, but the overall feel was too wordy. It took too many words to describe the mostly non-original action. Thus taking away from the excitement.

At the end of the previous book, Francisca and Ian are engaged. At the beginning of this one, it’s six months later. Ian is acting odd. Francisca feels something is wrong. Then he disappears without a word, leaving Francisca in limbo,
...more
Books2fashion
Sep 24, 2013 Books2fashion rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC of this book. I have read the complete series and I think I like this one the most. It has mystery and suspense. The story of Ian and Francesca continue. This is the story about Ians fears. He needs to find out more about his past and who exactly his real father is and why he is such a mystery. After he suddenly disappears after his mothers death and no one hears from him except one person. Then just while he is gone a business transaction comes up and Francesca finds out that ...more
AngelinaT
Apr 17, 2013 AngelinaT rated it it was amazing
“ I had never felt more dark standing next to your brilliance, never so hollow beside your fullness.”

" I want to be with you more than anything Francesca. But I can't do that until I feel....whole."

This was a great ending to Ian and Francesca’s story. They struggled to find their way…and in the end love conquered all. He needed Francesca’s strength to make him face his demons and find his answers. I was surprised that Ian left the way he did but I also understood his motives. This story had a lo
...more
TreLyn Cecile
Sep 12, 2013 TreLyn Cecile rated it it was amazing
This story leaves off from the Because You Are Mine and When I'm With You Series. To fully understand all the characters it would be best to read those first. Now for this book, it is explosive. Ian has left Francesca following his mother's death. No one knows where he is. Only after a company comes available does Ian's Grandparents have to rally Francesca to buy this company as head of the board he put in place in his absence. This eventually leads to his return after a threat is recognized. Wi ...more
Aղցela W.
Jul 19, 2013 Aղցela W. rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, bdsm, erotica
This book was hot it started great and ended great. I love that Francesca didn't give up on Ian and how she didn't fall for his cousins game I hated Gerard and what he tried to do to Ian I love a happy ending.
Michelle ♥♥♥♥
Jun 29, 2013 Michelle ♥♥♥♥ rated it it was amazing
An absolute page turner. You will be glued page after page... Probably the best to date... I love them both, I've grown attached to the whole family...
Mahlet
Jul 04, 2013 Mahlet rated it it was amazing
I can't wait until everyone gets to my favorite scene... *grin*
 ★ Monica
Nov 03, 2013 ★ Monica rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: moram-na-estante
Gostei, acho que teve um final bem escolhido :)
Jeanette Alderson
Nov 05, 2013 Jeanette Alderson rated it it was amazing
Omg fantastic
Kirsty Dew
Jun 09, 2013 Kirsty Dew rated it it was amazing
Loved it beth kery you are brilliant!! Can't wait for the next book about kam!!
Lily
Nov 05, 2013 Lily rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone!!!!!!!!!
Shelves: favorites

" I want to be with you more than anything Francesca. But I can't do that until I feel....whole."-Ian

When I found out that Beth Kery was writing a different conclusion novel for Ian and Francesca, I was ecstatic. I read Because You Are Mine and I loved it the only thing I didn't love was the ending of the series I was left wanting more especially in the emotional category so when I heard Because We Belong was coming out and it was going to be the conclusion of the series where as Ian an

...more
Asounani
Oct 14, 2016 Asounani rated it did not like it
NO NO NO NO NO NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Este libro no me gusto para nada es más lo que hizo fue basicamente arruinarme esta saga Porqué?... se preguntaran tiene tantas cosas mal:

**SPOLER ALERT**
(view spoiler)
...more
Julie Kirby
Jun 19, 2013 Julie Kirby rated it it was amazing
Well, well, well!

Explosive stuff! After reading the prologue, I was quietly shocked! wanted to shake Ian by his shoulders, what was he thinking, actually he wasn't, couldn't have been.

Blooming Francesca, although in the name of love I probably would have moaped around too, missing the love of my life, not understanding what was going on.

Loved that we got caught up with Lucian and Elise, both really good friends to both of them.

So Francesca gets called in to help run Ian's company, although she d
...more
Chiara Cilli
Feb 11, 2014 Chiara Cilli rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition


Ed eccoci qui con il gran finale per Ian e Francesca, perché non poteva non essere un gran finale! In questo terzo capitolo affiora anche un bel po' di suspense, quindi wowwissimooo :D Lo stile di Beth Kery come al solito è superlativo - è inutile, continuerò ad osannarla e a dichiararla dea del genere erotico, anche se sono l'unica in Italia a pensarla così! Descrizioni al punto giusto, narrazione più che fluida... come si fa a non amare ogni sua opera? E soprattutto, come si fa a non sbavare p
...more
Hannah
Jul 16, 2014 Hannah rated it really liked it
4.5 Satisfying Stars

I'm going to make this review short and sweet.

But first, I don't know HOW the heck I failed to have the existence of this book under my radar after all this time. It was released last year no less, last freaking year and where had I been?!



Okay, enough with the fuss and let's dive down to the business. This book was just as amazing alright. The last book sure has left me hanging (mind you, it did end with a HEA, but I felt something was amiss) and Because We Belong delivers wh
...more
Adriana Davesa melero
Trilogía terminada. Debo decir que esta última parte se me ha hecho bastante tediosa. No he soportado la actitud de Ian durante casi la mitad de la novela. Pero bueno, al final siempre acababa sacándome la sonrisa, porque sí, al fin y al cabo Ian es solo un romántico sobreprotector con poca autoestima debido a sus orígenes. Me ha gustado conocer más de sus orígenes, como también que aparecieran Lucien y Elise ❤ El final es obvio, pero no esperaba otra cosa. Ha estado bien, pero me han faltado mu ...more
Anabela
O final da triologia que não me cativou assim tanto, embora tenha tido ali uns momentos muito interessantes achei a história um bocadinho forçada.
O facto do Ian ter de se pugar dos fantasmas do passado, isolando-se e nada dizendo às pessoas que lhe eram mais queridas, não gostei.
Ele regressar e encontrar-se só com a amada na festa? Não gostei... não houve tempo quando chegou para ir ter com ela? Não me cabe na cabeça... não existia telefones de qualquer forma?

O final, tudo acaba bem, tal como no
...more
daffystjob
Jan 05, 2014 daffystjob rated it liked it
3.5* Intriguing yet completely unrealistic for both the story and the characters. The only thing that got me going was the writing which isn't bad at all. The characters are ridiculous really, if Ian wasn't a millionaire, no woman would touch him with a barge pole, let alone forgive him so easily for leaving her without a word for 6 months. The sex scenes are interesting but too abundant and she must climax about 4 or 5 times every session. Just silly. Still the quality of the writing is worth g ...more
Raquel Bernardes
Dec 20, 2015 Raquel Bernardes rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Neste livro, voltamos novamente ao romance entre Ian e Francesa que dá uma reviravolta no segundo livro. Segredos que aparecem à tona e que podem ameaçar destruir a felicidade deste casal. Afinal o pai de Ian, tinha um outro filho, e Ian não reage da melhor forma possível. Erotismo ao mais alto nível, como sempre e que acaba sempre por surpreender e não ser sempre a mesma coisa. Adorei.

http://aviciadadoslivros.blogspot.pt/...
Dijana M
May 30, 2013 Dijana M rated it really liked it
as always Ian and Francesca love is intense and hot! I was on the edge of my seat just waiting to see what would happen with Gerard! I loved that Ian resolved his issues with Francesca's help and love
Aseel
Jun 17, 2014 Aseel rated it it was ok

its half ayear since Ian left..it took BETH 84 pages to let Francs and Ian meet.(84 -294 pages)
just 2 stars for the on & on lengthy fruitless lines ,though i loved the Gerard conspiracy.
this review along with my reading progress cantain some quotes...



https://www.goodreads.com/series/8361...



#1 because you are mine (1-8)
#2 when am with you (1-8)
#3 because we belong
#4 since i saw you



■ . “I hate you for making me need you so much
■ He didn’t move a muscle, frightened he’d shatter the spell. He ca
...more
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • No Reservations (Salon Games, #2)
  • His to Command (His to Command, #1-6)
  • He Touches Me  (The Seen Trilogy, #2)
  • His Forbidden Bride: 50 Loving States, West Virginia
  • Double Feature: The Game Plan & Double Dare (Neighbor from Hell, #5-6)
  • Seduced By Fire (Submissive #4)
  • A Taste of You (The Epicurean, #1)
  • Bound by Him (The Billionaire's Club #3)
  • Dangerously Bound (Dangerous, #1)
  • Awakening (Chrysalis, #1)
  • The Plus One Chronicles Boxed Set (The Plus One Chronicles, #1-3)
  • Nothing Between Us (Loving on the Edge, #7)
  • Inked: The Novel
  • Christmas Wishes, Valentine Kisses
  • Anything He Wants: Castaway #3 (Anything He Wants: Castaway, #3)
  • So Trashy (Bad Boy Next Door, #2)
  • Coerced: Blackmailed by the Billionaire (Buchanan Romance, #1)
  • The Naughty Corner
Beth Kery is the New York Times and USA Today best selling author of over thirty novels, novellas and serials. She writes contemporary romances as well as erotic contemporary romances, her hallmarks being emotional intensity, leap-off-the-page realistic characters and steamy sexual tension.
More about Beth Kery...

Other Books in the Series

Because You Are Mine (4 books)
  • Because You Are Mine: The Complete Novel (Because You Are Mine, #1)
  • When I'm with You (Because You Are Mine, #2)
  • Since I Saw You (Because You Are Mine, #4)

Share This Book