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Release (Captured #2)

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I knew from the start that I should stay away from Dane, and I would have – if he’d stayed away from me. Astoundingly sexy with a consuming presence of unspoken command, he enthralls me to the point of almost being incapable of rational thoughts, almost being incapable of resisting him. My hands want to explore him. My tongue wants to taste him. My body begs to exp
Kindle Edition, 318 pages
Published July 23rd 2013 by Louise J.
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Jul 30, 2013 Starla85 rated it it was amazing

This story offers you so much in one. Fun, laughter, tears, romance and much more.
An amazing story of an intense and passionate love between two people however, they are both battling their own personal demons which causes some conflict within their relationship. As the story progresses and their personal struggles unravel, you cannot help but fall in love with each of them and feel endeared to them both. I found myself really rooting for them and their relationship from the beginning to end.

Elizabeth (Liz)
Well, I have got a new author I love, and this book is so wonderful in sort of a semi-quiet, understated way! Following Dane and Brooklyn's relationship made for a fantastic story, and, honestly, I would love another book dedicated solely to their story. Brooklyn is very endearing, and I LOVE the whole group, which was introduced in IF ONLY. But, Dane?! Oh my freaking God. I am MAD for him!! He's so effing SEXY with his dreads and tattoos and sort of good-boy, bad-boy ways. ROAR!!!

Linda Sims
Oct 08, 2013 Linda Sims rated it liked it

This is Dane and Brooklyn's story. Dane a character who appeared in the first book. Dane is a total womaniser though there's little evidence of that in this. He first meets Brooklyn when his sister Saffron talks him into going to a dance show, Brooklyn is one of the performers. She's in the US working, but is British. Dane is immediately attracted to Brooklyn, but she's connected to his sister via mutual friends and Saffron would be furious with him if h
I am so frigging in love with this book, this series, all these fantastic characters – review to come!!!

An absolute MUST READ!!! I highly recommend the first 2 books in this series! Can't wait for book 3.


This was emotional, deep, funny, and very sexy. I loved Dane and Brooklyn’s approach to their intense attraction to one another and the way things developed between them. There were so many beautiful moments in this story and lines that made me fall for Dane over and over again - I consi
Kelly Sutton
Aug 01, 2013 Kelly Sutton rated it it was amazing
When I read if only I fell in love with Callie and Joe and when I started reading release I started falling in love with Dane and Brooklyn, I felt like I was betraying Callie and Joe but then I realised im not as their all a group of very special friends and you can love them all just as much.
Danes an amazing guy and omg sexy isn't the word, his the kind of guy we all want and need, a bad boy, pure sexiness, someone you just have to have here, now, right this second but he will never be yours.
The detail that this author uses to describe the characters feelings and emotions are what I loved the most about this book. I loved the maturity of Dane and Brooklyn and how this played such as part in their learning to communicate. I loved reading about how they overcame some significant insecurities with each other and themselves. Lots of hot and steamy loving too! Dane is smoking hot. It was nice to see Joe, and see where Callie came back. Loved Gerard! Looking forward to book 3 where we g ...more
Loved it! Couldn't ask for a better sequel to If Only! Can't wait for Gerard's book! Wish there could be another book about Callie & Joe, would love to see what happens next for those two! Highly recommend this series!!
Lustful Literature
Oct 29, 2013 Lustful Literature rated it really liked it

I read the first book in this series, If Only, and I loved it. I was happy to see that we would be getting more in this series, and we would be getting Dane’s story. Dane is so friggin hot and is a ladies man. He loved women and is not the settling down type of guy. He does not tell women anything but the truth, and is honest in telling them he is not into exclusivity.

Saffron, Dane’s sister, gets him to go to a dance performance for a show called Release. Let’s just say once h
Shirley Frances
Oct 25, 2013 Shirley Frances rated it really liked it
While reading If Only , Dane was one of the secondary characters that drew my attention. He was such a player, but I KNEW there was a story underneath all that sexy and sweet demeanor of his. I wanted to know more and I am happy to report that Louise delivered that and so much more.

Dane is the quintessential love 'em and leave 'em type. He goes from woman to woman never stopping long enough to form any kind of lasting or meaningful relationship. He is sexy, fun and confident with the added bonu

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***I was given an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review***

Brooklyn is a dancer in every sense of the word. She lives and breathes dancing, but after tearing her achilles tendon she is sure she will never perform again. Brooklyn goes through a tough spot in her life emotionally and physically, but after time and attention Brooklyn finds herself in San Francisco dancing in Release. She thought she knew how much this show would change her life and give her back her dreams, but she never
Oct 25, 2013 Christy rated it really liked it
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Dane is a man who loves EVERYTHING about women. He is not ready to settle down in life just yet and is happy with the way his life is. That is until his sister Saffron pulls him to the opening of a dance show one of her friends has put on and the beauty known as Brooklyn comes to grace the stage. Saffron made it very clear from the beginning that all dancers were OFF LIMITS because she knows what her brother is like, and she doesn't want to ruin the friendship she has because her brother
Lorraine Montuori
Oct 27, 2013 Lorraine Montuori rated it liked it
3.5 stars
I was half expecting for this to go into my take or leave it pile since I wasn’t totally in love with the first in this series, but I was pleasantly surprised how much more I liked Release. This one can also be read as a stand-alone as it takes place in the same time frame, but it doesn’t give anything away. Dane and Brooklyn were both likeable characters and their relationship actually had realistic ups and downs. Dane is a bad boy player type, so Brooklyn is understandably very insecu
Our Fictional Boyfriends
Nov 11, 2013 Our Fictional Boyfriends rated it really liked it
***ARC provided by the Author in exchange for an honest review***

4 Stars

Release is the second book in the Captured series. The whole gang is back for this one but it is focused on Dane and his lovely dancer Brooklyn.

Release introduces us to Brooklyn a strong willed, beautiful dancer who captures the eyes and heart of Dane.

Given Dane's reputation and a past full of pain for Brooklyn their relationship is faced with many obstacles. From trust issues and the inability to be fully open with each ot
Naughty Smut Readers
Nov 07, 2013 Naughty Smut Readers rated it really liked it
This book was given to me to review.....

This book was FREAKING HOT!!!! Dane is a hot womanizer that had no plans to ever settle down with someone yet alone fall in love. That all changes when his eyes fall upon the sexy dancer Brooklyn from the UK. There was something there that drew him into her and couldn't help himself. I loved the connection these two had. Trying to build a relationship with trust is hard with both of them having such horrible pasts. Can this relationship survive anything?

Oct 14, 2013 Kristina rated it really liked it
I already fell in love with Dane in the first book of this awesome series and wasn't disappointed of the person we got to know better in this book.
Also I really grew to like Brooklyn.
But sometimes in the first part of this book I couldn't help myself and felt them not only dancing with each other but more around each other and their relationship. But at the end I liked them and their story more than I thought I could.
As they opened up to each other completely I fell in love all over again with
I really enjoyed this book though Joe and Callie are still no.1 ;)

This book was great at exploring the lines between how you can be so close to someone and yet so far away. Dane and Brooklyn both had issues that impacted their lives in a big way and even though they shared everything of themselves physically and every free moment, they were closed off emotionally, not totally, but in a way hat could've ended their relationship and the title is so apt. Not just as the name of Brooklyn's show but
May 19, 2014 Ilene rated it liked it
Shelves: series
Dane and Brooklyn's story. It was a pretty good story up until the end. It was just so normal. This story could have benefited from an epilogue. I also fear that there may not be a next book…

Dane is pretty deep, we got a good view into that from the first book. His story is pretty tragic. We knew he lost his parents and that cut him deeply. He also lost a few other people. He blamed himself for not being there to help them.

Brooklyn is a professional dancer with a slight distrust of men. Despite
Paula (Poll) Conway
Sep 30, 2013 Paula (Poll) Conway rated it it was amazing
A sexy man , a gorgeous dancer makes for a hot sizzling read , the romance has its ups and downs , but a sweet sexy read , just a tad disappointed with the end as it seemed so abrupt ! I hope there is a book 3 for Gerard maybe ???
Sally Ally
Jan 06, 2014 Sally Ally rated it it was amazing
I loved it! Not as much as the first one, and being honest I was waiting for Joe to show up in every chapter and that Callie was mention. Brooklyn was a little stupid sometimes but not soo annoying and Dane was perfect.
Elisabeth Cole
Jul 22, 2013 Elisabeth Cole rated it really liked it
I didn't like this as much as "If Only", mainly because I got tired of how insecure Brooklyn was. It was still written well and I enjoyed it!
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