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With Every Breath

(Slow Burn #4)

3.71  ·  Rating details ·  3,579 ratings  ·  299 reviews
Eliza Cummings fought free of a monster who terrorized her when she was an innocent teenager and helped put him away for good. She took a job with Devereaux Security Services and devoted every hour to taking down the very thing she’d nearly become. No one, not even those closest to her, know her darkest, shameful secrets. But now the killer has been set free on a legal loo ...more
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Published August 23rd 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Veda It helps to read the other three books, just to understand the mentally, and actions of everyone in the book. And to know who is who.

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Apr 10, 2020 rated it liked it
Phew! I finally finish this book. Like the other book in the series, this book is truly slow burn. Like really no joke slow burn with so many undying declaration from Wade to Eliza. At the beginning they are cold then suddenly they fall in love without knowing why.

Anyway true to Miss Banks signature, there is a lot of cheesy over the top romance and courting. Some part is so cheesy and bit ridiculous.

I listen to the audiobook on a quite Easter. It is OK read for me.

3 stars
With Every Breath by Maya Banks is a 2016 Avon publication. I was provided a copy of this book by the publisher and Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.

While the last book in the ‘Slow Burn’ series was pretty good, this one tops it, and is more on board with the type of romantic suspense I usually go for.

In ‘Safe at Last’, we met Wade, a close friend of Gracie’s, and it was clear something was brewing between him and Eliza, which provided some comic relief as the two traded barbs, until
ARC provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review

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 photo 60c10cd156f051fb7dbf9a3ae80385 1_zpszsyrodnq.gif “His words, each and every one of them, she committed to memory, savoring and holding them close to her heart where they’d all remain safe and untainted, touched by no one. No one could ever take them away from her. They were hers, given to her and they meant everything to her.”

A sizzling seductive slow burn romance that is brimming with so much intensity and all the feels!!!! Maya Bank just reminded me once again as to why I enjo
Elfina Renee
Aug 23, 2016 rated it really liked it
Maya Banks did amazing job With Every breath! You got a real since of danger and mystery. The paranormal read was refreshing, different. I would have enjoyed seeing more of the psychic attacks and puppeteering, even gleaming background knowledge of previous victims. But overall loved the novel and the two finding one another. Sorta reminded me of La Femme Nikita on steroids!
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She couldn’t control the panicked, deer-in-the-headlights look she knew flashed on her face and it only served to fu
Alex is The Romance Fox
1,5 stars

You cannot say that I didn't give this series a chance!!!

After reading the first 4 books..........I'm so done!!

With Every Breath, the 4th book in Maya Banks Slow Burn Series.....well, you can say that this one was a little and I mean little bit better than the first 3 books......but really nothing to get excited about.

All the drama......all the internalization...all the inner monologue......and all that thing about the heroine being a total kick-ass just want to grab somet
amanda s.
I really want to love this book because the plot is pretty much my ultimate favorite; drama, drama and drama. But! I don't think it's going to be my favorite because the writing is.. I don't know, too much?

I was hoping for story that unfolds with the conversations between characters. In this book, the character's inside talk is dominating and I find them pretty boring. I enjoyed the drama, sure, but when it's too much and simply being "told" by the inside talk? Not so much.

But overall I enjoye
Aug 16, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
☆ I received an ARC via the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Thank you!! ☆

Certainly an exciting series to get into, With Every Breath, is the latest release from Maya Banks' Slow Burn series, and was captivating from start to finish.

Having only recently delved into this series, I was pretty behind on all of the buzz surrounding this series even though I was already familiar with Maya's works from her Breathless Trilogy. While I won't lie and say that I've loved this series
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This book is a return to Maya Bank's background in suspenseful romance and is a much better book than some of her recent efforts.

Eliza Cummings has put her past behind her and is content to work at Devereaux Security Systems, where she is one of the top agents. But she is haunted by her actions as a teenager and keeps her emotions closed off from everyone. Wade Sterling sees past her facade and realizes what an amazing woman she is-and sets
Sep 04, 2016 rated it did not like it
Ugh. So incredibly cheesy. Why did I even waste my time, when I'd hated books 1-3 in this series? Time to admit that I don't care at all for Maya Banks any more.
Sheila Melo
Jul 02, 2015 rated it liked it
FINAL DECISION:  More personal journey than romance, I liked the suspense aspect of this book and for that give it 3 stars.  I wish there was more romance but it reads more like a suspense book with some romance than a straight romance.

THE STORY:  Eliza Cummings thought that she had left her past behind her when she discovers that the serial killer she knew when she was a teenager is getting out of prison.  Determined to make sure that he never hurts anyone again, she is willing to leave all her
♆ BookAddict  ✒ La Crimson Femme
This series keeps pulling me in. The fourth book in this series, Ms. Bank features Eliza who is the only female at the company. She can hold her own and is a big defender of all women. One could say she is almost rabid in the defense of those she considers family and friends. When she was taken and tortured, her family and friends thought for sure she would lean on them. Instead, she seems to draw further in herself. When she asks for a vacation, this throws up red flags from her partner and the ...more
Aug 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Sooooo good! This is Eliza's story of why she distances herself from everyone and the man who loves her.
Catherine (The Sassy Bookster)
Suspenseful, engrossing and emotional are three words that come to mind to describe WITH EVERY BREATH and Ms. Banks sets up this story perfectly because I had barely made it halfway through the first page (!) and the words that jumped into my mind were, 'oh boy, buckle up'. Good advice because right from the beginning, I was sucked into the story as the suspense built up and up and up. I was halfway through the book and wasn't exactly sure what kind of danger Eliza was up against but I couldn't ...more
Aug 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: jeep-diva
It’s no wonder Maya Banks is a best-selling author. She writes very well. The characters and plot were well thought out. The premise of a serial killer being released and Liza feeling the need to serve her own justice was interesting and unique. I liked that she was tough and capable. I always love a strong heroine. For these reasons, I’ll give With Every Breath four stars.

Unfortunately, I didn’t care much for this book though. Pages and pages were spent on Dane, Eliza’s long time work partner,
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Sep 02, 2016 rated it really liked it
A strong, kick-ass heroine and the man who protects her…

I enjoy any and all flavors of romance and when a story brings together two equally strong individuals, for love and life, I can’t help but think this is what it is all about. And this author got it just right in the fourth instalment of this emotional and suspenseful series.

“His life would sure be a hell of a lot easier if he’d never met the blasted woman… Since when had he ever liked things easy?”

Eliza Cummings has been hiding for years
I felt as if the author had a page count her teacher had demanded, and she was struggling to fill it. (The only thing missing was font size 18.) There was a staggering amount of repetitive statements, even said with the exact same phrases. And the inner monologues! I started to lol, it got so ridiculous. All the characters are over-the-top Shakespearian dramallama pseudo people, with blatant and simplistic profiling. Who, apparently, needed to explain their (unlikeable and unrelateable) personal ...more
Vampress Bathory
I love this series so much and I recommend it from the bottom of my heart!!!
Sofia Lazaridou
Aug 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle-owned, arc
When the publisher offered me a copy of this book, my whole neighborhood heard me scream from happiness. I love Maya Banks books and I don't think I read the blurb before accepting. And I don't regret that. This might be the fourth book in a series, but I had almost zero problems with getting into the story. Aside from Wade and Eliza point of views we also get Danes and I thought for a second that Danes feelings for Eliza were more on the romantic side which worried me for a second. If I had rea ...more
Sep 17, 2016 rated it liked it
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What do you get when two heavily armed and super sexy security professionals team up to take down a very bad bad guy?

Explosive chemistry!

Get it?! Explosive?! (I know, so bad! I’m sorry.)

Eliza knows that with Thomas out of prison, there’s no way that she can protect the people she loves—her co-workers and friends at the Devereux Security Agency—unless she destroys Thomas … and herself in the process. She leaves a note for her beloved colleagues and prepares to
Avid Reader
Aug 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
With Every Breath (Slow Burn #4) by Maya Banks
5 stars
Triggers: Murder, death row, violent trauma
I was given this book for an honest review by Wicked Reads.

I have read each book in this series and loved them all. However, this one, I felt, had so much more emotion packed in to the story. I cried and laughed all within the same chapters.

It was a roller coaster of running, plotting, hiding and loving. I loved how the entire group of DSS converge, support each other, love each other and create th
Susan (susayq ~)
3.5 stars

It's been a while since I've read something by Maya Banks. She's still as good as I remember LOL She writes an amazing alpha hero and Wade Sterling fit that perfectly. He' over the top possessive, arrogant, a little smug, but put his woman in danger and he's ready to act. When Wade finally told Eliza how he felt, I melted. It was the sweetest, most loving thing I've read in a long while. There was no mistaking his feelings. It killed me that it took Eliza so long to believe him. Yes, sh
Boy, the secrets that Eliza had were crazy. I can't imagine living through something like that and being "normal" I hated how she didn't let her family know her past, to give her support and be there for her like she has been for them.

I wasn't too sure about Wade as a match for her, but he was perfect. He bullied her when she needed it to not fall apart, was there for her when she fell apart and came up with a plan to help her put her past firmly in the past. I loved how Wade fought for her whe
Jessica Morales-Lafaille
Everytime I finish a book in this series I ask myself why do I keep reading this series? I'm always shocked that it's written by Maya Banks. It's not that I'm missing the sex scenes. It just needs more drama so the stories won't feel like they are dragged. The name of the series is perfect because it does burn you slowly.

I love the characters and I keep wanting to know what happens to them.

This book was worth 4 stars until the middle. Then she rushes the love story. One second they don't like e
I haven’t read any Maya Banks before and...well...she really loves jumbled, run-on sentences. Like way too much. And her dialogue is so, so bad. I can put up with quite a lot, but when I say the dialogue in this book was cheesy, cringey, awkward, and unnatural....I really mean it. Yikes.

The storyline was okay, but what really saved this book was Eliza + Wade’s relationship. I love the hot, overprotective alpha male trope.
Jun 13, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Twice as long as necessary

There was so much wailing, gnashing, soul searching, and woe in here that the story was nearly lost. In my opinion, this is a short story needlessly lengthened. Most of the little "action" took place in the main character's head, and the reader was left begging for an exit.
Sarah Mapes
Apr 26, 2017 rated it liked it
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Janell Wheeler
Okay, so these books aren't exactly like KGI, but they are pretty entertaining. I love the Supernatural twists that this series seems to have intertwined in it. I'm not quite sure what I expected out of Eliza's book with Wade but I found it fun to read. It had a good amount of drama and kept me enthralled throughout the story. I was a little sad we didn't get more of the Devereux wives and surprisingly there wasn't much of the Devereaux group but still a fun book. Overall I'm enjoying this serie ...more
Angel Padillo
It had been a while since I read a book in this series, so I wasn't sure I was going to remember the characters or the stories. Like any good series, of course it all came back to me!

I fell in love with Wade, how could you not? It was very emotional watching Eliza, this strong independent woman just reach her breaking point. Together they were amazing.
Feb 03, 2018 rated it it was ok
This book dragged on, it was all her repeating the same emotions and thoughts; I ended up skimming most of it. Wade and Eliza’s relationship progressed wayy to fast; they went from hating each other to declaring their annoying undying love within a page. Also, wasn’t a fan of the writing style.
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Maya Banks is the #1 New York Times, #1 USA Today and international bestselling author of over 50 novels. A wife and mother of three, she lives in Texas.

Other books in the series

Slow Burn (6 books)
  • Keep Me Safe (Slow Burn #1)
  • In His Keeping (Slow Burn, #2)
  • Safe at Last (Slow Burn, #3)
  • Just One Touch (Slow Burn, #5)
  • His Only Weakness (Slow Burn, #6)

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