Major Caroline Gerard returns from a dangerous mission battered and bruised. Terrified to confront the emotional and physical gap between her and her husband, she's determined to do whatever it takes to avoid reality.
Commander Jack McIntyre has been tasked with saving American democracy, but he has to ...more
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Sweet and beautiful agony.
Rhapsody was probably my most anticipated book of the year. I'll be honest and admit that I was a bit nervous to read it, but silly me to feel anxious, because the beauty of this book was not only enthralling, but very uplifting.
Leave it to Jack and Caroline to put my heart through the ringer. My God, the angst, the sex, the love!!!! I didn't think it was possible to love th ...more
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#Gripping #Romantic #Suspenseful #Passionate
Rhapsody is my favourite instalment of the Saga to date.
The Bellator Saga is a thrilling six book series presented in the third person narrative. It's intense, suspenseful, emotional and fascinating with a plot that pushes boundaries of thought in a world of political corruption depicting the most beautifu ...more
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"All those fears. All that uncertainty. All the doubts. They melted away whenever he touched her."
Rhapsody is the 5th book in the Bellator Saga and Caroline, and Jack are finally reunited and ready to pick up the pieces of their broken worlds. After the torment and devastation of their separation and failed reconnection, the time has come for things to be made right! With every single solitary second that ...more
**Rhapsody generously provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.**
5+ "But we did." Stars
Here we are. Finally. The highly anticipated Book 5 of the 5+ star Bellator Saga series and Cecilia London once again doesn't disappoint. Since it's inception I've been a huge fan of this politically charged, sexy, gritty love story, the characters that make it so special, and the intelligent, gorgeous writing that fuels each and every installment. With the end of each book Cecilia London promis ...more
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6 Blissfully agonising erotic stars+++
This series just gets better and better for me. You get flawed characters that are broken yet beautiful. And in this instalment I'd say it was very much an emotional journey... Where the jigsaw puzzle is slowly being put back together, there's rough edges but there is some hope and a whole lot of healing going on.
Andddd boy have I fallen deeper in love ...more
There are times when you read a story and it moves you beyond measure. It takes hold of you and turns you inside out. Rhapsody starts off where Phoenix ends and the story immediately grabs you.
The story explodes and comes alive. It's gripping, emotional, tender, frustrating, and sexy. The way that Cecilia London tells a story is extraordinary. Rhapsody is the 5th book in The Bellator Saga and it completely captivates and fascinates. It evokes all your emotions, it rips ...more
And don't forget to check out the author's facebook page for a giveawa ...more
Where to start? Seriously, this is book 5 of the spectacular Bellator Saga and I kid you not, for each and every book, Cecilia London has wrung me out. Invoked in me completely different and deeply moving emotions, each and every time. And I FLOVE it!
This highly charged, sexy, gritty and raw saga is not to be missed. Before I even start my review, if you've not read this series, start NOW!
At this point in Jack and Caroline's journey from political darlings to hunted dissid ...more
Cecilia London was my favorite discovery of 2015 and this series ranks among my top five favorite series probably EVER for two reasons:
1. this author can write. And I mean SHE CAN WRITE!
2. this series is one of the most original tales I've had a pleasure of reading.
It's hard to believe The Bellator Saga is this author's debut work. The writing is absolutely exquisite. The story is unique and truly one of a kind. If you are sick of 'same old, same old' kind of stuff, do yourself a favor and pic ...more
If ever a story has tortured my heart, Cecilia London’s Rhapsody is it. I didn’t think it was possible for Cecilia London to wring any more out of me with her Bellatore Saga series, but she sure did! Less blood and torture, more emotional pain, and pure flawed humanity and gut-deep love is on the menu as Caroline and Jack battle each other, their inner demons and Caroline’s survivor’s guilt as they fight to find their way back to each other.
Caroline is no longer the p ...more
Quite frankly, 5 stars are not enough!!!
This book gutted me…
I suppose I can just leave it that…
Please note that at time of writing, it’s been a week or so since I finished this, but if I close my eyes, for a brief second, it feels like I just read this a mere moments ago. That’s how much this affects me.
And let it also be known that Cecilia had to hold my hands thru out this book, especially the first half. The first half alone packs such a wallop of emotions that I nee ...more
I never thought I would fall in love with this series so hard, that’s how engaging the story of Jack & Caroline!
As we continue, Caroline was rescued from a mission that kept her in the hospital for three days and Jack is always there to tend to whatever she needs. After learning what happened Caroline blamed herself, but Jack assured her that it wasn’t her fault. Stubborn as always Caroline didn’t believe him.
Out of the infirmary and whether she likes it or not, Caroline will stay with Jac ...more
Author – Cecilia London
Series – Bellator Saga #5
Publication Date – September 13, 2016
Genre – Suspense/Romance
Type – Part of Series
Rating – 5 out of 5 Stars
Complimentary copy generously provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.
My Thoughts - Story
I can't believe we are already on book #5 of this 6 book series...after reading Rhapsody, I am so anxiously awaiting the last book in the series but then on the other hand, I don't want to say goodbye to Caroline and ...more
The first half of Rhapsody is perhaps even more gutwrenching than Phoenix, which is saying a lo ...more
4 Sexual Healing Stars.
I Am. A. bundle. Of. Nerves. I. really. Need. A. Therapist. I’m just going to dive in and lay it all out for you without giving too much away.
I didn’t see how these two unique and individual characters could make it. Oh Monty how filthy and sweet you were before.
They would always have this. The closeness and the tears and the madness and the passion, even in the midst of great uncertainty. She would always have him. Always.
“I love you,” he whispered. “Never forget how muc ...more
Things I cannot:
2. With Caroline
3. With Cecilia London
I was BEYOND frustrated with Caroline. I was ready to give this book up. I couldn’t go through this again. I could not survive another book dealing with Caroline putting me through the ringer. I could not watch her sabotage herself and her relationship with Jack any longer. And just when I was ready to give up… Ms London pulled a ...more
“You owe me, Gerard. You pledged yourself to me for a lifetime and beyond and you’re not allowed to break that promise.”
The Bellator Saga has become one of my favorite series. Ever. I've become an obsessed lunatic by it ...more
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It's been more than a month since I've read Rhapsody and I'm still passionate about it!
The whole Bellator Saga series holds a special place in my read books! I really like how Cecilia started Caroline's journey in Dissident and how the story progressed from there!
The story took a different turn from what it used to be and so did the story telling. Cecilia is giving he characters t ...more
Caroline makes huge bounds in her emotional state in Rhapsody and it is a beautiful thing to read. As I have said before the author has an amazing craft of creating the emotions for you to experience first hand. I truly feel I know this characters personally and am deeply invested in their journey.
Jack is just perfect. Perfectly distraught and heartbroken. Perfectly supportive and encourag ...more
I've been devoted to this series since early 2015 when Dissident grabbed me, sucked me and wouldn't let go. The Bellator Saga was one of my TOP favorite reads of 2015, and now with the fifth installment of Rhapsody - it might just hit my #1 Favorite read of 2016.
In Phoenix - the fourth book in the series, Jack & Caroline were finally reunited - though it was not t ...more
*** I received Rhapsody (Bellator Saga, #5) by the author in exchanged for an honest review. Thank you so much too Cecilia London for the opportunity too read and review Rhapsody!! ***
OMGosh just no way! That ending that brutal cliffhanger ending!!!!!! Ugh like I really need the next book and final book Triumph in my hands like right now. But alas I have too wait until 2017 too get ...more
The Bellator Saga is one of my fave series ever and Rhapsody, book 5, flawlessly and seamlessly picks up where book 4 left off. Even though I finished this book over a week ago I'm still reeling from the aftershocks of which there were plenty.
Rhapsody is a romantic saga of a love so sweeping it was mind blowing. The love and the feels and the angst left me weeping and breathless. And then add the political and psychological drama into the ...more
This series. Jack and Caro. The pain. The terror. The torture. The beatings. The separation. The anger. The angst. The self doubt. All of it. Everything single moment uptil now, has lead up to this book, Rhapsody in the series. The emotion and the damn feels. God the feels. I cried and the end. Jesus, Mary and Joseph. The end practically destroyed my resolve to not shed more tears.
Cecilia London has hooked from the first book, with the intrigue, suspense, e ...more
Okay, so it’s not that I didn’t totally understand wh ...more
FINALLY, my heart has some relief as Caroline has emotionally found her way back to Jack, even though Caroline has a long way to go to still be emotionally healed from all that the Fed put her ...more
We have see Caroline & Jack experience the best of times and we have seen them experience the worst of times but with each book and with each page you are living this journey right alongside them.
The demons you will see Caroline endure will have you w ...more
You must start the series from the beginning. So let move to #5 Rhapsody. Oh my god! First did you read 1-4? If not move along. You shouldn't even be reading this. Now that that is over with, Can we talk??? I mean I was pretty much hating Caroline in #4. Let me tell you the beginning of thi ...more
Jack’s character was phenomenal in this book and his unwavering support and devotion to Caroline was front and center. As if I could not love him even more, a man that is willing to sacri ...more