The One Awakened (The One Trilogy #1)
She forms a plan… a proposition of sorts; one night of pleasure, I’m open to anything, with no ties - the text reads.
She wants to be awakened by someone she ca ...more
! The One Awakened, book 1 of 3. Lucia asks her best friend, Sebastian Silver to awaken her sexually!
“He could enjoy the challenge of bedding his long-term friend, and I could be awakened sexually.”
Books in The One trilogy should be read in order:
Book 1: The One Awakened
Book 2: The One Addicted
Book 3: The One Adored
The One Awakened (book 1) opens up to a decade past and two university students, Lucia Myer, Lu and Sebastian Silver, Seb meeting in a club. But it was clear to Lucia the Sebas ...more
This is the first book from The One Trilogy an it's was so good I really enjoyed it the story is really hot an intense in parts an I was dyin to know what was goin to happen there is so much goin on in Lucia's life I don't know how's she's not in a mad house I feel sorry for her but there is parts where I want to knock some sense into her but to her defence she does have the gorgeous Sebastian Silver wanting her an that would make me do crazy things to
Lucia is a reall ...more
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I love coming across new authors. I love refreshing new styles of writing and adore Friends to Lovers story lines. When I read the synopsis of The One Awakened..the only two things that scared me going in were
1. It's a trilogy and
2. It's gonna have angst.
See I'm an big old fat angst CHICKEN
So.. I just prepared myself.
And I dove right in anywa ...more
What I liked about this book? The plot. It was interesting with a friends to lovers romance. The male mc was sexy as hell. The additional characters, they were genuine and added a nice touch. The whole single mother that's successful and independent. That I really liked. And the steamy sex scenes that were very well written.
What I didn't like? The punctuation. I swear it felt like the exclamation marks were all over the place and the question marks were in places that didn't seem like q ...more
It was a perfect take on friends becoming lovers and I especially like the fact that although Seb was such a strong man, he had a romantic core. It's also very funny in places.
Even though you know that they are destined to be, there are so many twists and turns it keeps you guessing. (Won't say anymore as would be too many spoilers.)
I can't wait for ...more
The concept for the book, best friends to lovers- although having been done before has a rather unique twist to it in Alexandra's story. Lucia is a hard-working single mum struggling with the guilt of wanting a healthy se ...more
This was an amazing debut novel and it’s so refreshing to find other British authors who haven’t bowed under the pressure to give up their style, spellings, quirky expressions and hum ...more
I finished this book within two days – sneaky reading during work -I just could not put it away. I really liked this authors writing style and was very pleased to learn that the heroine was an independent, successful mother! Finally something else than the coy, early 20’s girls u usually have as you lead female.
I always love a good friends become lover’s story, and ms ...more
When I read what the book was about I was so excited and knew it was something right up my ally. However, I was disappointed in the book and I hate saying that, I hung on hoping that it would get better but didn't get there. Part of the reasoning is Lucia, she has no back bone and her confidence in herself is severally lacking to the point she just became annoying. But the biggest hang up was they never talked period, not as friends, lovers, or a couple and that's hard for me because ev ...more
4.5 stars this book is quiet good ;) lulu was great and strong but at times a tad annoying and Whiney .. The other characters are awesome !! I really liked seb I liked that he didn't get in a relationship if he wasn't ready for one he wanted to fuck around I like that
I am sooo going to read the next and I loved the little suspense at the end nice twist ;)
5 At a loss for words Stars
~this review may contain minor spoilers~
“Be honest with yourself. You and I were always going to happen one day. It's been in the post for over a decade. You knew it and I knew it; the only questions to consider now are, when, where, and how many times will you come?”
~A spilled drink ten years ago changes the course of two peoples lives~
Sebastian Silver met Lucia Myer while in college over a spil ...more
Lucia is a single mom whose sole focus is her three-year-old son, Finn. Having split from her ex of ten years Niall, she has finally decided to make the leap back into the dating pool. But when Lucia’s best friend Sebastian returns after having been out of the country for nearly a year, Lucia begins to maybe she should ask her closest friend to be her “friend with benefits” to temper her entrance back into dating life. Bu ...more
Ten years ago… Lucia Myers and Sebastian Silver bonded after a spilled drink in a bar while attending the university. Sebastian immediately feels a connection with Lucia, Sebastian’s friend; Niall proclaims his desires for Lucia so Sebastian steps aside. Even though Sebastian understood the connection was deep with Lucia, Sebastian stayed away from Lucia especially when she had a child from Ni ...more
5 Amazing MAHOOSIVE Stars!!! Sebastian Silver is my new book love!
We meet Lucia & Sebastian in their college days at The Cave. Instant fireworks are evident but neither act...in fact Lucia ends up leaving with, Niall, a friend of Sebastian's. For 10 years he's regretted not stepping up to claim Lucia that night and promised himself if he ever got the chance to claim her again, he'd take it. They're best friends & ...more
So here we go!
Lucia is a single mum to a beautiful 3 year old boy called Finn and he is her whole world along with her passion for designing.
She split from her ex partner of ten years who treated her like complete rubbish and she is a happy girl except all her friends think she should jump back on the man train!
Enter her best friend Sebastian who has been away for the last year.
He is her little boys godfather and they both have such a gre ...more
To have a friend that will always be there for you is what Lucia had within Sebastian. The first day they met both realized they had a special connection but never acted on it. Instead Lucia ended up talking with his friend Niall. They later became a couple and had a wonderful baby boy. Niall was growing tired on Lucia being pregnant and was never there for her, especially during her delivery. Niall confided in Sebastian and told him where he was during ...more
It starts out as a lust interest and turns into just friends when Sebastian Silver’s runs into (literally) Lucia. This story starts ten years later after that night when Sebastian let Lucia walk out of his life with another man. They remain frie ...more
thank you - thank you
Meets Sebastian at Uni / Thinks he's hot / Decides he's a player / Become best friends / Marries his friend / Has a son-godfather is Sebastian / Single again
Meets Lucia / Best friends / Thinks she is beautiful / Becomes a millionaire / Becomes a godfather / Always there for Lucia and her son
After 10 years since first meeting Sebastian and a divorce, Lucia wants to get back into dating, but would like someone she can trust. Upon retur
Perfect friends to lovers romance. Lucia is a single mom to her three girl old son. She and Sebastian have been friends for 10 years. He met Lucia first but she ended up being with his friend, Niall. When he gets back from being out of the country for a year, they start a friends with benefits relationship for a month only. Sebastian always regretted not making a move 10 years ago and now is his chance to finally have her ...more
I found this debut novel a breath of fresh air. The characters were solid with great background and thorough details. The authors quirky British slang added a bit of humor and authenticity. But don't be fooled there was a deep erotic romance that lures you into to the explicit details of their journey. A journey which began as friends but with a proposition g ...more
I really enjoyed this book. The story immediately drew me in, and the characters were so well defined that it was impossible not to be affected by the events.
The relationship between the Lucia and Sebastian is described with humour, frustation and a degree of sexual tension that may, frankly, leave you hot and bothered. And the ending?? Lets just stay ...more
MUST READ ALERT!!!
I LOVED THIS BOOK!!!! And I NEED THE SECOND ONE IMMEDIATELY!!!! Well written, with a great story full of ups and downs, with female characters that are witty, lovely, sexy, funny and totally adorable, and male characters that are sexy, sizzling hot, especially our amazing alpha Sebastian!!! To say that i devoured this book is an understatement! To say that i liked Sebastian and Lucia is defying reality! I ADORED them! This ...more
The book started slow for me but once it picked up there was no stopping. It took me some getting used to the British English grammar, since I am used to the American. However, it really added to the ...more
I was so glad to have the opportunity to read this story via the ARR Program after reading the short description I was totally hooked, so bad that I needed to read first the second book before making my review because I just couldn’t stop reading.
Lots of people have a crush on their best friend but it’s not for everybody to turn this over in a lover relationship like Lucia and Sebastian. I loved the way it was written especially because ...more
Were do I begin?!?
For me this book had a really slow beginning. I didn't connect with the characters. The progression of the story seemed to go on and on. I'm not a big fan of indecisive characters. I really liked the idea of two people that meet years ago and reconnected, however for me I felt it was a little too descriptive. Over all I gave the book 3 steamy stars.
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... is a #1 Amazon bestselling author who came onto the writing scene in 2014. She writes romance, with erotic themes, humour, drama and often suspense and there is always a HEA at the end of a book/series.
Ms. North lives in the rambling lush hills of Yorkshire, United Kingdom with her swoon-worthy husband and two children, 15 and 9. She worked as a Graphic Designer & Illust ...more
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