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Unbearable Guilt

(Breathe Again #2)

4.08  ·  Rating details ·  1,238 ratings  ·  76 reviews
Kane Archer hasn’t always been tormented; he hasn’t always hated himself or been full of rage. He hasn’t always lived his life with an overpowering sense of guilt that threatens to destroy him.

There was a time when his life was different. He was optimistic; he smiled and laughed; he loved passionately; he had it all.

Kane was content—until the unthinkable took it all away.
Paperback, First Edition, 412 pages
Published February 24th 2014 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (first published February 23rd 2014)
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Lana ❇✾Dirty Girl Romance❇✾
4.25 Stars

I was ripped from heaven with an angel, and tossed into the fiery pit of hell by myself with no way out. I wouldn't ever allow myself to be released from its relentless grip.

Ladies, do you like your heroes brooding, tortured, alpha, with a dash of asshole? Well then meet Kane Archer.

Two and a half years ago, Kane lost everything that ever mattered to him. Watching your fiance die will scar a man, and Kane certainly carries the worst scar imaginable since her death; the guilt of bei
Alexis *Reality Bites*
SPOILER FREE REVIEW -mature content reader discretion is advised.
4 STARS out of 5
Genre: Adult Romance with Suspense

Kane Archer is a man on a mission.

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In Unbeautifully Loved Kane’s character is a bit of a mystery to readers. I have to give kudos to Emma Grayson because she leaves you wanting more of him that’s for sure. So when the chance to read his story popped up in my inbox I jumped on it!


“I don’t know what it is, but there’s something about Kane…almost like he’s hiding something. Something
Sep 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc

4.5-5 stars!! ♡♥

Unbearable Guilt knocked it out of the ballpark for me!! I LOVED it!! I had been waiting for Kane’s story ever since book one when he had saved Lexie and was even more intrigued when Lukas had mentioned that he was dangerous and had something to do with his fiancées death. After that, I was SOLD and there was no going back for me. EVER.

“Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt”

So as you guys know from Unbeautifully Loved and my last paragraph, two

Mmhmm.. Now that's what im talkin' bout!
Tall, Dark & Mysterious.
No One other than..
Mr. Kane Archer himself!
& the bubbly Whitney Jareau.



Edit: 20/11

YAY!! Look at that cover :o
woah. it's freakin aweeeesome!!

Carol (StarAngel's Reviews) Allen
Book – Unbearable Guilt (Breathe Again #2)
Author – Emma Grayson
Publication Date – February 24, 2014
Type – No Cliffhanger Series
Genre – Romance, New Adult
Rating – 4 out of 5 Stars

Book provided by Author (Release Blitz) in exchange for an honest review.

There were times throughout this book that I felt like I was reading a Kristen Ashley book – with all the “babe, darling, baby, etc.” And the Alpha brooding male that doesn’t talk much….yup yup. I enjoyed this book and loved how it all came t
Aug 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Over all I thought this was a good read. A bit predictable, a bit hot, and a rushed romance.

I feel most of the book was inner dialogue and flash backs for Kane. They didn't really interact that much in the book to fall in love I feel.

The other issue I had was him telling her he was never "with the chicks he brought home from the bar. Well yeah you were, you just couldn't finish. You still had sex with no happy ending. That to me equals you were with them. She never questioned it either. Just t
Alpha Possessive Heroes
Okay.. I was just browsing GR.. checking what's new and not... and what do I seeeeee?!


Unbearable Guilt already has a cover and release date!!!


KANE ARCHER.. Holly shiet!!!


Dino-Jess ✮ The Book Eating Dinosaur ✮
Mar 29, 2017 marked it as for-science
Recommended to Dino-Jess ✮ The Book Eating Dinosaur ✮ by: Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠
desk sex
May 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
4 "The Truth Will Set You Free" stars

This will be short and sweet.....

For me, this one was way better than the first book.

It wasn't as predictable as the first, granted I was able to figure out what was happening with this story as well. I did enjoy the drama a little better in this one & I liked how everything came full circle. There was a much better flow to the unraveling of secrets.

I really liked the heroine in this book. She was strong, sweet, kind, & a bad ass all wrapped into a t
Feb 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
Review: I was given a copy of Unbearable Guilt by Reading bliss for an honest review. Kane is tall, dark and mysterious. Kane holds a lot of guilt. His girlfriend was killed in a car accident and people think it was his fault. Kane wasn’t expecting to meet anyone that would make him feel again. He wasn’t trying to find a connection with anyone. As Kane starts to figure out who is responsible for Aimee’s death he is thrown a curveball when he discovers a secret that is devastating and threatens t ...more
Tara  TUG
Mar 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Do yourself a favor and read Emma Grayson...She is fucking super awesome...Her males will have you putting your hands in your pants..
See my full review at
Feb 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
~Steph K~



Kane Archer

"Kane was a badass name, the name
of a hero in an action movie, the name a woman would call out in pure ecstasy
over and over again.  Kane was a man's
name and he was definitely that:  a man -
all man."


Broad Shoulders,






No-Shit kind of man.


The type
you didn't question.


The type
you didn't want to cross, make angry or disobey.


The kind
who would tell you where to go and how to get there.

Do I have your attent
Ocean | Betrayal | Guilt | Sad Panda | Chocolate Cake

Wow this book was amazing, but I promise you it will make your heart heavy. Very heavy. I personally always have difficulties with stories that build on a character that has lost the love of his/her life and then moves on. I don’t know why, maybe it’s because I secretly believe that everyone has a soul mate out there and in this scenario you’ll never know who the right person was. I had this difficulty here as well because Emma gives us glimps
Oct 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-on-kobo
GENERAL INFO: Book about Kane Archer and Whitney Jareau who were both mentioned in book 1. Kane feels guilty for the death of his fiance 2 years before, then he meets Whitney, this beautiful blond who works in the local coffee shop. He is not sure what he wants, but he sees something in her, but he doesnt know if he should per-sue her because he feels responsible for his fiance's (Aimee)death
Year Pub: February 24th 2014
Indie/Publisher: no
Page Length: 412
Margreet Asselbergs
Feb 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing

My rating: 4.5 of 5 ⭐

At some point in his life, Kane Archer thought things couldn't get much better. After his somewhat turbulent adolescence he had chosen a path for himself that was one of justice, if at times on the gray side of the law, and he had come back to Camden, claiming his future wife. Now, two years after an assignment gone horribly wrong that had left him injured and his fiancee dead, he is in Camden once again - torn and bitter and hell-bent
Mar 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Kane Archer. Tortured Hero. Trapped in darkness. Consumed with guilt and pain. Thirsting for revenge.

Can anyone help him find his way out of the darkness and into the light, or is Kane destined to stay in the past forever?

Unbearable Guilt is the second book in Emma Grayson’s Breathe Again Series. Readers are introduced to Kane Archer in book one when he saves Lexie’s life, but he’s a rather mysterious man. When Book 2 begins, we get a firsthand account of what happened to the love of his life an
Taryn Lee
Feb 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

I was pleasantly surprised by this book. I had no idea going to get a super badass alpha male with such an emotional story. It's dual POV and Emma Grayson does it exceptionally well!

Kane Archer is still reeling over the loss of his fiancee two years after she was kidnapped and taken from her. Now he's all about finding the man that took her from him. He's repressing his feelings by pushing them aside because he doesn't want to lose
Up All Night Book Addict
Feb 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-2014, reviews
4.5 stars
This book has it all! Romance, brooding, longing, deceit, action, plot twists, drama. It is the perfect balance of everything that makes a story hard to let go!
Kane is a man who knows what he wants and needs to do. What he wants is to do his job and find his fiance's killer. He needs to keep everyone at arms-length and find his fiance's killer. The last thing he needs are any complications.
Whitney is living her own life on her own terms. She answers to no one. She can take care of hers
Apr 30, 2013 rated it really liked it
“Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt.” - Titus Maccius Plautus

This quote opened the book, and once you read even halfway, you will realize it was the perfect quote to encapsulate Kane. This poor man had lost so much, fought through his demons on a daily basis, and had resigned himself to a lonely existence. Whitney became intrigued by this tattooed, good-looking bad boy with the sad eyes, and went about unraveling the mysteries of Kane, like why everyone thought he
Rumpled Sheets Blog
Dec 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: review
Simply stated, Unbearable Guilt was beyond amazing!!!

I loved everything about the story, from cover to cover.

Kane Archer lost everything important in his life two years ago. He is still stuck in that moment. Moment that took his everything. Moment that filled him with pain, guilt.

That changed because of Whitney. He took his first step towards moving forward. It wasnt easy. He refused and fought against forward. But it was a step. She awoke the feelings in him that were buried deep inside of him
Aug 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Man, I love Emma Grayson's writing style! She has an unbelievable way of telling a story with twists that you never see coming. Such was the case with Unbeautifully Loved and now in Unbearable Regret. Kane *sigh* was so tortured and brooding you just want to go up to him and give him a big hug...then maybe a lollipop....or lick HIM like a lolly pop, lol! Whitney was adorable with how she was jittery and nervous around Kane because she was such a smitten kitten, having lusted after him from afar ...more
Dawn Porter
Nov 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I won an ARC copy from the author (thank you) and promised an honest review.

"Show me the Ocean" - swoooon

I simply loved it.

I loved book 2 started where book 3 finished timewise I did love Lukas ( Ok ok i still do) and then I met Archer with green eyes and a seriously pissy attitude and a tortured soul. My heart hurt for Kane but at times i so wanted to punch him in the face when he was being an a**hole. I am so glad Whitney was firey and could handle her own she was perfect for Archer!! What a
Mariely Otero
May 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This book is absolutely perfect. I loved everything about it. Where is the movie based on this book? Seriously, there should be one because this book is that good. While I really liked and enjoyed Unbeautifully Loved, I just couldn’t put Unbearable Guilt down until I finished it. This is a story to be read and shared with everyone. Kane and Whitney were perfect, and their story will keep you glued to your kindle to find out what is going to happen. Five stars? Not enough! If I could I would give ...more
Margaret Tidwell
Mar 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: review-books
Unbearable Guilt by Emma Grayson was a book that had me hooked from the first page right through to the end. I loved the characters in this book along with the plot. The author did a great job of making me understand the characters and understanding why the characters made the choices they did. I can't wait to read other books in this series because I loved the characters and I can't wait to see what happens next.
Mar 04, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This follow-on showed great promise, but I was a little dissapointed, this book was very predictable, and rather stupid. Kane and Whitney have a connection straight away, but neither acts fully upon it until Whitney is in danger. They both have very similar characteristics, for example they are both tough characters, and both suffer from insomnia.

This book is OK, but could have been improved, by not adding such un-plausible plots. However, it is written pretty well.
Louise Howard
May 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I couldn't wait for this book to be released and all I can say is I wasn't disappointed in the least.
I love Kane and Whitney and how both characters were strong minded. Story line was good read within a day and a half as couldn't stop.
Can't wait for Kessel's story :-)
Feb 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review and for participating in the blog tour.

This book was great from page one! I just loved it a lot. The storyline was great, the characters loveable..Whitney was especially endearing and I was able to relate to some of what she was feeling throughout the book. Definitely one to recommend.
Jacqueline Kinion Falkenberry
Loved this book...Kane Archer can't get any better than him. Amazing story, was afraid I won't love it as much as the first but it blew my expectations out of the water. I'm looking forward to the next one...
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