If you like ménage romance with a really good story you'll love this one. Told from Haylee's point of view, there's a little bit of country and some wIf you like ménage romance with a really good story you'll love this one. Told from Haylee's point of view, there's a little bit of country and some wonderful lyrics mixed with two hot musicians to make this a completely enjoyable erotic experience.
Lucas and Ben are wonderful characters and I LOVED their relationship with Haylee before it transitioned into romance. All three were off balance when they moved forward into a sexual one but throughout, the friendship and their professional connection grounded them. The sex is HOT, erotic and romantic and the surprise turn made it even more exciting. And, Haylee has a really great sense of humor and self.
I loved everything about this story and it's now one of my favorite ménage romances.
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Grace has successfully completed the four trials and she should have achieved everything she wanted to keep her relationship with David. But, there'sGrace has successfully completed the four trials and she should have achieved everything she wanted to keep her relationship with David. But, there's the option of the fifth table and she's decided to go for, seeing an opportunity to sever David's ties to Amber.
I was actually enjoying this last installment until I reached the final page. Grace was extraordinary here, showing grit, confidence and competitiveness as she decided to take on Amber. I still don't get what she sees in David and why a relationship with this selfish narcissist is so important and it was a huge disappointment to be left with no significant emotional commitment from this guy.
What has me seriously dropping my rating is the stunning conclusion that clearly is a cliffhanger. After having dutifully committed to eight installments, to learn at the end that this story continues was maddening. We deserved better. It soured what was a very good story. I won't be continuing as I think it was only fair to have disclosed that this was going to be an ongoing series.
Grace faces her final trial and for her, everything is on the line. Her hopes to continue her relationship with David is at stake and she's gone all iGrace faces her final trial and for her, everything is on the line. Her hopes to continue her relationship with David is at stake and she's gone all in.
This installment was the best of the seven to date. For the first time I had a sense that David was invested in the relationship with Grace and could put her interests over his. The scenes were well written and paced, events progressing rapidly and Grace's fears and worries screaming off the pages. It was erotic and riveting.
My biggest issue with the submission part of the trial is this should only be done when there is a bond of trust in the relationship. David hasn't created this with Grace and she's going through these on perseverance alone. Any pleasure she supposedly experiences didn't ring true for me. She was terrified.
I'm still not a fan of David and I really want Grace to walk away from all of it and be content with her newly found self discoveries and confidence. However, I'm convinced that's not the direction of the story and that's too bad. David doesn't deserve her.
At the end of the last story, Andrew orchestrated a "chance" meeting with Grace back in London. His specific intent was to shake her confidence in DavAt the end of the last story, Andrew orchestrated a "chance" meeting with Grace back in London. His specific intent was to shake her confidence in David by confirming her fears. While he achieves one of his goals, it backfires somewhat as she doesn't appreciate his disloyalty to David and loses some trust in him.
Grace is actually becoming more confident in herself and is coming closer to really seeing David as he really is, flaws and strengths. Her feelings for him remain strong but she's beginning to see herself as more of an equal. I'm liking her better but really wish she'd spend some time evaluating just what she thinks she might win if she gets David. I'm also completely divorced from Team Andrew.
The pace of this story was much better and I believe the additional chapter gave breadth to the characters. I learned much, much more about David, Andrew and Amber.
As Grace prepares for the third trial, she becomes more introspective, focusing on her own feelings as opposed to just pleasing David. He, on the otheAs Grace prepares for the third trial, she becomes more introspective, focusing on her own feelings as opposed to just pleasing David. He, on the other hand, is grappling with the realization that he loves Grace. Now what?
Amber and Andrew's roles may create a wedge in the whole mix. My money's on Grace as she knows what Amber's true motives are and is prepared for this schemer. Andrew cares about her too much to see her harmed and David is his friend.
The tables are turning here...I think! In any event, this story just got more intriguing. I'm going to wait for the sixth book before I read the next one because I have a feeling I won't be able to tolerate that cliffhanger.