For all of us readers who fell in love with KaSonndra Leigh’s A Musical Interlude series, we have been anxiously waiting for bad boy Nikolai Belikov'sFor all of us readers who fell in love with KaSonndra Leigh’s A Musical Interlude series, we have been anxiously waiting for bad boy Nikolai Belikov's story. And boy, Leigh did not disappoint readers with naughty boy Nikolia. I thought Adriana was going to be the girl whose love would shine the light on Nikolia’s dark heart, but after reading Adriana's story in An Aria in Venice, there was no way vanilla Adriana who wanted the picket fence and missionary style romance was going to be the right girl for naughty Nikolai. But now Nikolia finally gets his true love with the woman who’s naughty enough to handle him. Alestasia is definitely the woman for Nikolia.
I have been getting glimpses of who Nikolia is and his tragic childhood from the first books in this series, but now we get his whole story. And yes, to finally see what Nikolia had to live though and the horrible thing he had to do as a teenage boy broke my heart. I can understand the darkness living in his heart and also his sexual craving. But now Nikolia is going to take all the darkness these evil men have created in him and get the revenge he has been seeking.
The same evil men who jumpstarted Nikolia’s journey into his own private hell has also destroyed Alestasia's life. Alestasia is the light to Nikolia’s darkness. She is the woman who can calm Nikolia's dark heart and satisfy his dark sexual desires.
If you haven't been reading the A Musical Interlude series, then you’re missing out on a fantastic series. The storyline is centered around the musical opera world of Italy with heart melting romance. I recommended The Dark Duet which is Nikolia's story as a must read.
First, I would like to give a huge thank you to Aurelia B. Rowl. I was deeply honored to be asked to be a beta reader for A Girl Called Alice, and toFirst, I would like to give a huge thank you to Aurelia B. Rowl. I was deeply honored to be asked to be a beta reader for A Girl Called Alice, and to be a part of Alice and Zac's story from the beginning.
I met Alice in the first book Popping the Cherry, which is Lena and Jake's story. Alice is the girl I and readers love to hate. Alice was the thorn in Lena's side, the mean girl of the school, and she had her mean girl sights on destroying Lena. But now we get to discover the truth behind Alice's mean girl persona...and it's not a pretty one. As much as I disliked Alice in the first book, I loved her in this one. To finally see the reason why Alice is so mean and who's the thorn in Alice's side. Even though Alice is wild and promiscuous, she is tough! I really do love a strong heroine and malice Alice is definitely my kind of bad girl heroine. Especially for what she has endure in her life. I loved getting inside Alice's head and being able to understand how she worked. Alice is also at a point in her life that she’s tired of being fake. She’s had to protect herself by being heartless, and uses the mean girl act to shield her heart from the hurt that turned her into somebody she does not want to be any longer. Now, she’s ready to become the real Alice. But can she?
I also met Zac in the first book. OMG, how I love this guy. He's gorgeous, swoon worthy and has the most beautiful and caring heart ever. And yes, it’s going to take a wonderful guy like Zac to see the good in Alice the malice. I will admit that the first book broke my heart for Zac. But now I get see my good guy Zac finish first. And truly, Alice is the right girl for Zac.
A Girl Called Malice is a companion book to Popping the Cherry, so it can be read as a standalone, but I would recommend you read the first book so you’ll get all of Alice and Zac's story. I do have to mention Alice and Zac's romance, it's intense, sizzling hot and a beautiful swoon worthy, happily ever after that had me saying, Oh, heck yeah, it's time Zac gets the girl. I highly recommend A Girl Called Malice in the Popping the Cherry series as a must read.
I just finished reading Very Wicked Things. Dovey and Cuba's romance is like an extremely intense baseball game. You're screaming at the players, shouI just finished reading Very Wicked Things. Dovey and Cuba's romance is like an extremely intense baseball game. You're screaming at the players, shouting what the h*ll is wrong with you? But then "BAM." Cuba slams a hit right out of the ballpark and slides his sweet a$$ to home plate. I'm jumping up and down saying, YES! YES! That was totally an awesome play, Cuba. Fan-freaking-tasic author, Ilsa Madden-Mills!
Elemental Fear is not for the weak, or for those who can’t understand the fear and power the abuser has over their victims. I’ve always had an emotionElemental Fear is not for the weak, or for those who can’t understand the fear and power the abuser has over their victims. I’ve always had an emotional heart when it comes to girlfriend/spouse abuse, and Elemental Fear is the first novel I’ve read that goes into such deep, dark depths of abuse. For me, even if I know it’s a fiction story with fictional characters, it still makes me angry. With abuse being a very real issue, I tend to get emotional when I read a novel like this. Now don't misunderstand my meaning. I thought this was an amazing, heart touching story with a very important message and with characters that I love. It's just my anger level goes up and I want to rip off the abuser's manhood (in this novel the abuser is a man) when I read this kind of story. Like I said, I get very emotional!
Eve is twenty-six years old, and she’s been a victim of physical abuse for nine years. The abuse started when she was sixteen, and Eve is at that point of surrendering her mind and becoming broken—a shell of who she once was. The one person who always gave her a silent hope was Dominic, who’s been her secret love since she was six years old, her prince, her knight in shining armor, but he knows nothing about the hell she lives in with his brother, Elliott.
To read Eve's story I had to really get into her character as an abused woman. Because as a woman who has never suffered abuse, it's normal for me to look at Eve and say "My God, Eve, just open your mouth. You’re giving this worthless piece of sh*t the power to keep you in fear." So, yes, Eve's character was a hard one for me, but I was able to see from her view point and see the fear and power that Elliot easily had imprisoned Eve with. Ada Frost is a talented writer. She pulled me into Eve's abusive relationship with Elliott, and I felt every bit of Eve's pain, fear, and emotion, in Eve's mind and heart.
Now on a happy note, I love Johan. Johan and Eve work together at the same office and they become best friends. I’m not going to spoil Johan and Eve's relationship for you, I’m just going to tell you I love this guy so much. And I'm begging Ada Frost to write Johan's story.
Elemental Fear is about abuse and it's on a hardcore level. So if you can't approach Eve's story with openness, and see it from her point of view, the fear and shame she lives in for herself and others she loves and wants to protect, then please just don't read this book. Because the author deserves to be rewarded for writing about this difficult subject. It’s my hope that a teen girl or woman who is in this kind of relationship may read Eve’s story and be able to see that fear should not enslave her to her abuser. Elemental Fear is an emotional, dark story, but ends with the light of hope, healing, and freedom. I recommend as a must read.
Some of my Favorite Quotes:
"...you don't want me that way. You mean all this time I've been wooing you and you aren't interested. I've used my best moves on you woman!"
He chuckled "listen, would you be asking these questions if I had a hole instead of a pole?" 'What?"
"You know...have you and he done the horizontal tango, have you ridden the Dominic express, fu--" "I understand you." I snapped before she continued her tirade.
"Good morning sunshine, it's always such a pleasure to see you." He replied condescendingly. "Piss off." she snapped stomping up the stairs. "Such a social butterfly. " He laughed.
My Favorite Eve and Dominic Swoon:
There were no words to describe how delicious his lips felt, I wanted to feel more to taste more and the longer he held me to him the more the urge became uncontrollable. I parted my lips slightly and sucked softly on his lower lip. His hands gripped at my skin, he needed me as much as I needed him. He opened his mouth; I felt his tongue teasing my lips open further. I couldn't resist, I opened taking him in, I tangled my tongue with his, licking, sucking devouring his mouth. I'd never felt this desire before, I felt it everywhere.
When asked to be a part of the book tour for An Aria In Venice, I wasted no time in saying YES! I fell in love with the first book, The Prelude, and IWhen asked to be a part of the book tour for An Aria In Venice, I wasted no time in saying YES! I fell in love with the first book, The Prelude, and I just assumed this book would pick up with Erin and Alek's story where it left off. I was surprised to find that An Aria In Venice was Adriana's story—Adriana is Alek's baby sister. I didn't read the synopsis, so when I realized this was her story, and that it coincides with Erin and Alek's during the first book (which pulled me into this book just as much, if not faster and deeper) I was saying, WOW, this is so awesome. I got to see glimpses of Adriana, Nikolai and Luca in The Prelude, but I had no idea that there was a romance with these three going on in the background of Erin and Alek's romance in the first book. But as I read, it was awesome to see the bigger story going on with these three characters alone with Erin and Alek's story in The Prelude. That is just very creative, and a great show of the author's talent as a storyteller.
Adriana is a twenty-one-year old, professional ballerina, and she’s trying to spread her wings. To become her own person. Her whole life she’s been guarded and protected by her big brother Alek, her mother, and Alek's best friend Nikolai—especially after they had to escape from Russia and her mafia father when she was thirteen.
You might think at first there’s a love triangle between Adriana, Nikolai, and Luca, but actually it’s Adriana’s time to grow as woman and discover what true love really is and means.
Adriana has been in love with Nikolai (Alek's best friend, and also who their mother has taken in because of Nikolai’s horrible home life), who escapes with Adriana and her family from Russia. But when Adriana meets Luca, he's going to open Adriana's heart to true love and Adriana will have to really look inside her heart and mind to see her true feelings for Nikolai. I will say I wasn't sure about which of these two guys I wanted to see Adriana with, not until almost the end of the story (that makes for a fantastic storyline for me), but when I finally get to see into Nikolai’s head it becomes very clear very fast who I want to see Adriana with. Now with saying that, I would like to also say I do love Nikolai; this man is delicious and he does love Adriana, but he's got some wicked stuff going on in that heart and mind of his. I do hope author KaSonndra Leigh is giving Nikolai his own story, because I so want to get more into Nikolai’s head and the woman who can claim this man.
I love the A Musical Interlude series, with the storyline around the musical opera world of Italy with maestros, ballerinas, designers and beautiful, steamy romance. I definitely recommend An Aria In Venice and the A Musical Interlude series for all who love to see the badass ballerina (“badass ballerina” is Luca's nickname for Adriana) get the bad boy.
***Some of my favorite quotes***
"Your fine as hell, sexy, hot-headed Russian-American brother will castrate any man who even glances your way, let alone touches you. And if he doesn't finish the poor guy off, then either Katerina or Nikolai will be waiting in the wings."
Nikolai is the goal, keep that in mind as you eyeball-no, that's too nice of a description--as you eyef*ck another man's body. Too late. The drooling has begun. Maybe he'll let me borrow that towel he's wearing around his muscular torso to wipe it away.
Flirt. Joke around. Take your ass home. That's my motto where Adriana's concerned.
And Adriana beans a devious smile at me. I catch the message she's sending loud and clear: fu*k with me and I'll get you back. I'm impressed. I didn't think she had such wit and sass in her. After last night, I should know better. My badass ballerina has scored yet another point toward nailing my heart inside the coffin.
***One of my favorite Adriana and Luca swoons***
"Tell me what you want, Adriana," Luca breathes as he gently nips my neck. "I need to hear you say it." "I want you to make me feel like a woman. Luca." He lifts his head and stares into my face, his eyes a hooded mystery. "And what does my lady want me to do? "Kiss me." "Kiss. You. Where?" His tone is wicked, and his words ooze with seductiveness. I pause, the words caught on my lips because I'm too scared to tell him the things I really want to say. "Kiss me all over." Tilting his head, he narrows his eyes, his expression dangerous. Suddenly, I'm thinking I might've ventured a little too far out of my comfort zone with this man.
If you follow my reviews you probably already know how much I love A Musical Interlude series by KaSonndra Leigh. The Crescendo is the second book in If you follow my reviews you probably already know how much I love A Musical Interlude series by KaSonndra Leigh. The Crescendo is the second book in Erin and Alek's story---so I'm not going to do a long review. I'll wait for the fourth book, The Overture (third book is The Dark Duet Nikolai's story), to give a more in depth review of Erin and Alek and an overview of the whole series, but I will tell you the key points of what I love about this book, and that is that I get to see inside Alek's head and learn more of who this gorgeous man is and what his life was like in Russia. And also his dark sex life that he and Nikolai are into. Well I should say what Alek was into sexually before he met and fell in love with Erin. This I enjoyed a lot. The other part I love is Erin. She finally discovers what happens from book one THE PRELUDE during her and Alek's week separation. I got to tell you, I love how she handles this situation, and calls Alek out on all his pitiful excuses. It's about time that I and readers get to see a New Adult woman not taking stupid crap off these men. So thank you, KaSonndra Leigh, for giving me this pump-my-fist-in-the-air moment, and for letting Erin's character have respect for herself, and having a brain. The other and final thing I enjoyed was getting to meet Erin's ex-boyfriend, Sam. The jerk guy who totally destroyed Erin's heart for believing in love and a relationship, well until she meets her true soul mate Alek the maestros. If you think the opera couldn't be sexy, then you haven't read the Musical Interlude series!
I highly recommend reading Erin and Alek's beautiful, hot romance, where the storyline that KaSonndra Leigh has created so intriguingly intertwined the opera world, music, suspenseful drama and my favorite steamy romance together to make one heck of an awesome series!...more
Jay Crownover just took me inside the Point. The Point gives birth to everything that's bad. The noisy streets, filthy alleys with vermin, flesh hittiJay Crownover just took me inside the Point. The Point gives birth to everything that's bad. The noisy streets, filthy alleys with vermin, flesh hitting flesh in dirty ways will make your skin crawl. The people who live in the Point are fighting to survive. The Point is a broken city, and one of its most broken is Bax (Shane Baxter) who is also the number one badass who not only survived in the Point, but kicks the Point's and those who rule it’s ass. Bax is a thief. Got a girl? He will take her from you. Got a sweet ride? He will take it from you. It's the only thing Bax is good at; taking things that don't belong to him. Bax is twenty-two and has already spent five years in prison. Now he’s out and looking for revenge against those who put him there. But first he's got to get a fast car, and then he's got to get a laid. Yep, Bax is a boy who's bad.
Yes, I love Bax, but there's no way I can tell you who Bax is without telling you who Dovie Pryce is too. These two just fit together as a whole. I would love having a Bestie like Dovie. I also love reading about a New Adult heroine who has a brain. Dovie is a good girl, but definitely has a badass attitude. And Bax has met his badass other half with Dovie. Dovie gets my fist pump of approval when it comes to a girl who takes no crap. Yep, she’s no dumb girl and she doesn't play games with Bax. Dovie knows Bax is bad and she knows what it means to fall for a real bad boy. But there's one thing she’s not going to take from Bax (and I love her for this) and that's cheating. So she tells Bax right up front no more of his stripper hook ups. Bax knows he better keep his package zipped and locked if wants to be with Dovie. Bax and Dovie are sizzling hot. I love that Dovie doesn't try to change Bax and tells him he doesn't need anyone to show him how to be good, because he’s so much better when he's bad. Dovie is the only one that gets to see the Shane part that still lives in Bax, and even though she would love to have Shane, she knows she loves the Bax part too. And where most people have a mix of good and bad in them, Bax's bad outweighs the good just a little bit more. But the good of Shane lurks somewhere inside to give Dovie just enough to believe in forever.
There's one more character that I want to mention who I absolutely love, and that is Race, Dovie's stepbrother. I am waiting impatiently for Race and Brysen's story in Better When He's Bold.
Jay Crownover has written another awesome novel with the Point and Bax, and yes, Bax is better when he's bad. I highly recommend the bad boy Bax from the Point as an awesome, kick ass read.
Ringo, “Ringer,” James—OMG how I love this Onslow boy. I knew that when I read Ringer's story, I was going to laugh myself crazy. Because whatever gi Ringo, “Ringer,” James—OMG how I love this Onslow boy. I knew that when I read Ringer's story, I was going to laugh myself crazy. Because whatever girl was going to claim Ringer's heart had to be tough, sassy, and give Ringer's smart ass altitude right back to him. And Miranda Henry is definitely the bad ass girl who has Ringer going head over heels, not knowing which end is up. Yep, you can glean my hidden meaning in that last sentence…
Ringer is the jokester, the clown of the Onslow boys, and in no way was he going to end up whipped by a girl like his best mates. Bachelorhood and a no-strings-attached policy. Love them, leave them, and remain the eternal bachelor. Answer to no woman is Ringer's lifestyle, and he was going to damn well keep it that way. Well, Ringer meets Miranda, the girl who made him eat those words, and has his head spinning for her. I just love it when a tough guy gets whipped. LOL
Ringer has got to get away from the love fest that's going on with his best mates in Onslow. So when Max's dad needs someone to watch over the family farm while he goes to a cattle auction, Ringer is glad to fill the need. Anything to get out of the Onslow love fest. Ringer has no idea he's jumping out of the frying pan right into fire. When he takes Max's offer, Ringer sure didn't know about Max’s sister, who has just returned home from Paris.
Ringer and Miranda are hilarious. These two’s bantering had me rolling in laughter all the way to end of this book. Ringer, with all his cockiness, has just met a girl that can match him in every way. With her sassiness, and stubbornness, Miranda takes Ringer's head and heart on one crazy game of romance. Let the game of love begin between these two. And Ringer and Miranda knows how to play.
C.J. Duggan has gave me and all readers a fantastic, wild, and crazy fun romance with Ringer and Miranda. I love this story of the no-strings-attached Ringer that gets roped and tied by the sassy mouthed cyclone Miranda. I recommend RINGER as a must read in the love fest of the Onlsow boys. Adam and Ellie's story is next!
***Some of my Favorite Teaser Quotes***
"You need to get laid, Ringer, you're turning into a grumpy old prick."
I was momentarily stunned by the unexpectedness of it, more so when the dainty little hand extended me the middle finger. What the fuck?
A smile pressed the corner of my mouth, thinking back to look on his face when I flipped him off. Absolutely priceless. It had been so worth almost running him over for that look.
"Seems like I am always opening things for you, Miss Henry," I said, with a crooked tilt to my mouth. I expected her to blanch, to look at me with a double take and some ounce of recognition--something, anything. Instead, she strode a defiant, determined line and without missing a beat, she said, "Oh, fuck off," walking straight through the opened door and leaving her dad and me in stunned silence.
I squared my shoulders, not thinking about that sensation. "If you call me sweetheart again, I will put sugar in your fuel tank; do I make myself clear?"
"Just let it be known that if you touch her or hurt her in any way, I will staple gun your genitals to the wall, do you understand me?"
***One of My Favorite Ringer and Miranda swoons***
"Tell me what you want." I slid my hands over his shoulders and linked my hands together around his neck. "You know what I want." He curved his brow in question. I smiled. "You." Ringer's face sobered into a serious, stony facade. "In what way?" I paused, considering the question. Suddenly my answer held so much weight. What would he take from it? That I wanted sex, a boyfriend? I didn't know how to voice it, so I went with what came to mind, thinking he could take it any way he wanted. I extended on my tippytoes to whisper into his ear, "In. Every. Way." I heard the groan of satisfaction as I captured his lobe between my teeth. He ground into me against the hut, his tongue gently delving into my mouth, coaxing me to open for him, in every way it would seen, as his hand slid between my legs....more
I just met Vince Stone, “The Invincible Stone,” MMA fighter in WORTH THE CHANCE. I love this guy! This is the first book I’ve read by Vi Keeland, andI just met Vince Stone, “The Invincible Stone,” MMA fighter in WORTH THE CHANCE. I love this guy! This is the first book I’ve read by Vi Keeland, and definitely not my last. Keeland is an awesome writer. I could not put this book down. I love MMA fighters, and Vince (Vinny) is all what I love in a MMA fighter/book. Pale blue eyes, dimples, cocky, confident, sexy, gorgeous, six feet, one hundred and eighty three pounds of alpha male, a force of nature, and rides a motorcycle. OMG there’s nothing not to love about this bad ass boy. Yep, Keeland gave me one heck of a MMA fighter. And needless to say, one heck of an awesome storyline with Liv and Vinny and their swoon-worthy, steamy hot romance.
Liv (Olivia) is my kind of girl, too. She's smart, self-assured, strong, and still very much a woman. Liv has wanted her journalist dream job ever since she was in high school, and it's finally within her reach. But she’s also loved Vinny since high school, and after seven years, he’s finally within her reach to have, too. My heart broke for Liv and the decisions she had to make for her life and the man she loves. But, I love seeing Liv come to terms with who she wanted to be as a woman and a journalist.
WORTH THE CHANCE is a book I will read again, and yes it's because of Vince “The Invincible” Stone. I will not be getting this MMA fighter out of my heart any time soon. I highly recommend Vince and WORTH THE CHANCE as must read.
***My Favorite Teaser Quotes***
"Yes. Wait, no. It's not a date." "Whatever. As long as I get all the details afterwards, you can call it a communication session with ingestion for all I care."
The same boy that takes what he wants and doesn't look back. Except now he's a man. God, he's all man.
A small moan escapes my mouth and his grip tightens even more around me. "You better run now, Liv. If I hear that sound one more time, I'm going to be breaking my promise to take it slow and I'm not going to stop until you can't walk for a few days."
***My Favorite Liv and Vinny Swoon***
"Coffee?" "Oh my god, yes." Vinny smiles, it's genuine and I see his face relax. I hadn't even realized there was tension there before. But it's gone now. I'll get it, but that ass better be right where it is when I get back." He leans down and playfully bites my ass cheek. ...more
OMG, I'm so in love with Frey! I’ve been wanting to read the Truly Madly series by Cecila Robert ever since one of my blogger friends told me she loveOMG, I'm so in love with Frey! I’ve been wanting to read the Truly Madly series by Cecila Robert ever since one of my blogger friends told me she loved this series, and I had to read it. Yeah, I took my time and didn't read until now (so mad at myself for waiting). But I read all three books this past weekend and fell so in love with Frey. Frey is everything us girls want in a guy—to romance the socks right off us.
Holding on Forever is the finale to Liese and Frey's love story, and I do mean love story. The Truly Madly series is about true love. Frey has loved Liese since he was thirteen, but their lives took different paths, and he never got his chance with Liese. Now Frey, who is twenty-four, finally gets his shot to tell and show Liese how he’s loved her forever. And boy does he ever romance Liese.
There are three more characters who I would love to see Cecilia Robert do spin off for, and tell the rest of their story: Liam and Ria. Yep, these two definitely had me laughing with their banter. The other character I just can't tell you about because it would be too much of a spoiler, but I am in love with him, too. And he most definitely needs a woman to tame his womanizing butt.
Holding on Forever is an awesome HEA for Liese and Frey's love that was meant to be. I highly recommend it as a must read for all who love romance with a heart-touching storyline and a swoon-worthy guy who knows how us girls want to be loved and romanced.
Some of My Favorite Quotes:
Love toy? Now that he could work with. Frey grinned wide, feeling all the blood leave his brain and race down south at the thought of seeing Liese in that lace.
"Slowly, Sweet. I want to feel every last piece of you fit in with mine. Keep your beautiful brown eyes on mine because I want you to know how deeply I want you, desire you. I'm truly, deeply, yours. Always and forever.
Frey slid his arm around her waist, tucking her by his side. "Yep. You are one hell of a lucky woman, Liese."
Stir Me Up was such a fantastic surprises. I wasn't expecting the level of depth that Sabrina Elkins created in this beautiful love story between CamiStir Me Up was such a fantastic surprises. I wasn't expecting the level of depth that Sabrina Elkins created in this beautiful love story between Cami and Julian. Cami had me pumping my fists in the air. I love that she was a strong, self-assured young woman who knew her own self-worth as a person and didn't take Julian's crap, and that she gave it right back to him in the most badass, womanly grace. Yeah, I loved Cami. And yes, I did love Julian even in his jerkiness, because it was just fun to watch Cami bring him back to reality—that he wasn't going to get any self-pity from her, and she wasn’t going to walk on eggshells around him.
Cami is turning eighteen and in her senior year of high school. She’s coming into adulthood, and it's time she makes her own decisions for her life and her heart--her father, her boyfriend, college, and the ex-marine who has turned her life upside down. Oh yes, the gorgeous, sexy marine, Julian. The banter between these two is hilarious. Cami doesn't hold back her tongue with this marine, even if Julian is the guy who makes her heart swoon.
There were two more characters in this story that I enjoyed, and that I hope Elkins will give them their HEA. Taryn, who is Cami's best friend, and Luke, the boyfriend. They are super great characters that I also fell in love with. These two deserve a story all of their own.
Stir Me Up is a fantastic, beautiful and humorous love story. And all that’s left to say is that I loved the storyline, I loved the characters, and most of all, I loved the spicy romance served up Hot in Cami and Julian's recipe for love! I highly recommend Cami and Julian's romance as one of the most heart-touching love stories that you will not want to miss.
Some of My Favorite Teasrer Quotes
You insulted my dog and boyfriend and then called me out of work without asking," "Interesting you put the dog before the boyfriend there."
"I'm not an invalid," he says. "I don't need crap brought to me on a fu*king---" A muffin hits him upside the face. "Cami!" Estella chides. ***
"A hero is just an ordinary person placed in extraordinary circumstances." "Who said that," Julian asks, looking up at me, "Emerson?" "Actually, I think it was Spider-Man."
Julian turns to me. "This is who you're dating?" "What's wrong with her dating me?" "You mean other than the fact that you're a stupid, insecure suck-up?"
My Favorite Swoon:
I bury my head against him. "Don't be embarrassed," he says, holding me. "You can't help it if you're on the verge of going nuclear whenever I touch you. "I glance up at him--he's grinning like he just won the lottery. "You seem so bummed about this." "Yeah. Really hurts a guy's ego." He turns me back so I'm spooned against him, and he starts kissing me behind my ear. "I may blow the roof off the house myself."
Courtney Cole just set my Kindle Fire on fire (pun intended). I love all Courtney Cole's novels, but as I started reading BEFORE WE FALL, My Thoughts:
Courtney Cole just set my Kindle Fire on fire (pun intended). I love all Courtney Cole's novels, but as I started reading BEFORE WE FALL, I said, OMG, this is BDSM or very kinky sex and I'm not really into that kind of thing. But I gotta tell you, I quickly fell in love with this heart touching story with Dominic and Jacey. Cole gave me a dark masochistic romance with a beautiful healing love, hope and forgiveness for the mind, heart and body. I love how Cole took this damaged man and through Jacey’s beautiful heart, showed Dominic love’s healing power. Cole definitely changed my mind about kinky sex.
Dominic Kinkaide had my blood boiling, and it most definitely wasn't in the swoon-worthy way. When I first started this novel, I wanted so badly for Jacey to slap Dom into the next Century. But Jacey is a stronger woman than me, and her love for Dom gave her the strength she needed for this heartless man. I really enjoyed where Cole took this sadistic storyline and yes, I fell in love Dominic Kinkaide with all my body parts. ;)
Courtney Cole took me to the dark side of sex and lust and gave me a beautiful, healing love story of forgiveness. So needless to say, when it comes to BDSM or really kinky sex romance by Courtney Cole, she has also won my heart with Dominic. I highly recommend BEFORE WE FALL as a never-knew-pain-could-hurt-so-good must read!
Some of my favorite BEFORE WE FALL quotes:
I like to watch. I know that I shouldn't, but I don't really give a shit.
Forbidden things are what lift my dick. Dark things, bad things.
Men, by and large, aren't gentlemen. We're assholes.
"Dominic will do. I tend to drop the 'fucking.' Unless of course, I'm actually fucking."
"Don't love me," he says simple. "Or I'll break you. I won't want to, but it will happen."
"I love you," I whisper hesitantly. "I do." Dominic closes his eyes, squeezes them closed as his hands slide lightly down my back, his fingernails grazing my skin. "Don't." he whispers. "Don't love me."
"Jacey, you try and see the good in everyone. That's your mistake. You think that if you look hard enough, you'll find it, that everyone has something in them that deserves you. But that's so fucking wrong. Very few people deserve you. And that includes me."