Rush by Maya Banks
(The Breathless Trilogy)

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...Maya Bank’s knockoff of the well known Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy and sadly it was a huge disappointment.
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Gabe, Jace, and Ash: three of the wealthiest, most powerful men in the country. They’re accustomed to getting anything they want. Anything at all. For Gabe, it’s making one particular fantasy come true with a woman who was forbidden fruit. Now she’s ripe for the picking...

When Gabe Hamilton saw Mia Crestwell walk into the ballroom for his hotel’s grand opening, he knew he was going to hell for what he had planned. After all, Mia is his best friend’s little sister. Except she’s not so little anymore. And Gabe has waited a long time to act on his desires.

Gabe has starred in Mia’s fantasies more than once, ever since she was a teenager with a huge crush on her brother’s best friend. So what if Gabe’s fourteen years older? Mia knows he’s way out of her league, but her attraction has only grown stronger with time. She’s an adult now, and there’s no reason not to act on her most secret desires.

As Gabe pulls her into his provocative world, she realizes there’s a lot she doesn’t know about him or how exacting his demands can be. Their relationship is intense and obsessive, but as they cross the line from secret sexual odyssey to something deeper, their affair runs the risk of being exposed—and vulnerable to a betrayal far more intimate than either expected.

About Maya Banks

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Maya Banks lives in Southeast Texas with her husband and three children. When she’s not writing, she loves to hunt and fish, bum on the beach, play poker and travel. Escaping into the pages of a book is something she’s loved to do since she was a child. Now she crafts her own worlds and characters and enjoys spending as much time with them as possible.
Published February 5, 2013 by Berkley. 413 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction, Erotica. Fiction
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Reviewed by Kati on Feb 05 2013

I really enjoyed every moment of this book. Gabe is domineering and dominant, but also a caregiver. It’s obvious from the beginning that he cherishes Mia, and is falling in love with her, even as he denies his feelings... As soon as I finished the book I wanted more, which is always a really positive sign.

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Reviewed by Jacqui McGugins on Mar 05 2013

...the characters are worth every moment spent waiting for them to find their hearts’ desires.

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Reviewed by Amy on Feb 07 2013

...Maya Bank’s knockoff of the well known Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy and sadly it was a huge disappointment.

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Reviewed by Shannon on Feb 24 2013

...the coldness of the relationship and of Gabe himself made it really, really, really hard to like him.

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