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Too Much to Bear

(Pale Gardens Ménage #1)

3.55  ·  Rating details ·  86 ratings  ·  11 reviews
“Besides, you don’t have a choice in the matter,” he said in a low, gravelly voice. “I chose you.”

Curvy Madison Bates just wants to get away from her life in Pickford, which includes a cheating boyfriend and a crappy job at a notorious trucker stop. After the passing of her grandfather, she inherits a cabin up in a tiny town called Titusville. Nestled away in the mountai
Kindle Edition, 52 pages
Published March 27th 2014 by Jackie Sexton
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May 19, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: a-menage
2.5 stars
The BookChick
A quick read, shifter romance. The story was not bad and an overall decent read. However, there were a few editing challenges and chaotic moments in the story where things were happening fast, but were not quite explained well.
Nicole Dunton
Mar 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
Madison Bates has decided to run away from her home and start fresh elsewhere. Walking in on her boyfriend cheating on her with his brother's girl was the last straw. She was done with love. She just wanted to go somewhere and figure out who she was. She didn't expect to find who she was in the form of two boys she grew up with.

I have to be honest. I really didn't think I'd like this story. Awhile back, I'd kind of sworn off many books that were erotic in nature. I've since discovered that a lit
Jan 02, 2017 rated it liked it
A quick little shifter read was not bad but was not great either.I think it was because it was just so short by the time your getting into it its over.Worth a read and i will read the rest of the series great for a quiet afternoon
Kah Cherub
Aug 28, 2014 rated it liked it
I couldn't stand Caleb, and I don't how she did. Well, at first she didn't, but all of a sudden she just couldn't stay away. Will I liked very much. She could have chosen just him, buuuut... then it wouldn't be a menage, I guess. The story was rushed, but there were many (unnecessary) parts where it just... dragged, There is one (and a half?) sex scene, which is okay, but not 'scorching hot', I'm afraid. I wanted to see more about the shifter thing, but that wasn't the focus. Maddie also whined ...more
Theresa Hurley
Mar 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
Good book. Great characters!
Sherry Vitaniemi
Jun 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing

wow. this was a really good story.going home she found what she was looking for.and having two guys didn't hurt either.lucky lady
Allie Rose
Mar 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing

I enjoyed the connection between the three characters. I wish I could have seen more interaction with Madison and Will.
Kah Cherub
Jun 14, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Muito fofo e romântico. menage a três
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Jackie Sexton is an avid reader and writer of steamy, paranormal romance. She loves dreaming up new worlds about brave (and slightly neurotic) heroines, and hunky, lovable heroes. She also loves dark chocolate and Chihuahua pups like nobody's business!

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