Fans of smalltown contemporaries will savor this delicious and heartwarming story, a refreshingly realistic romance between two great characters.
J Kenner has really excelled with Wanted, creating an edgy, passionate and suspense-filled novel. This is a very exciting, gripping and racy book which I’m sure will be thoroughly enjoyed by many.
Crystal the comedian will do almost anything to get a laugh. Crystal the writer allows himself to flop at the box office, and suffers the many indignities of old age, with his teenage sweetheart and wife of 43 years still alongside him. In the end, the reader concludes that Crystal isn't just funny: He's a mensch too.
Once again, the first person immediate narration troubles me. In my head I think, "Is the character writing this down or dictating into a microphone?" That's how it feels to me. It's as if I started typing, : I start to type. Do I like this book? Hmm, hard to say. I wonder if I can finish this post before dinner."
The story itself is tightly written and features some extremely tender sex scenes that I really enjoyed.
Begley’s effortless storytelling will have readers equally fascinated by Lucy and Phillips’s complex, tangled relationship.
Lush emotionalism, compelling characters and a moving storyline will win romance fans.
Anyone who is a fan of this kind of book is going to rate this book an 11. Other people, not so much.
Cunning develops her characters into real people who engage in a compelling and satisfying erotic romance.
It wasn’t what I would call abrupt but it definitely leaves some questions for the reader. I will be interested to see where Ms. Kenner takes the plot if we get a follow-up.
Purple prose. If I’m weeping then I’m in pain, not aroused. For me this was a buzz kill...Lucy’s not very smart for a college student...The where’s, the why’s, felt fake.
Bottom line is the plot was weak, but the sex was pretty hot.
I’m pleased to say it exceeded my already lofty expectations
The ploys for future stories were obvious and unlike a couple of twists to the Tohr and No’One storyline, were predictable which lessened their emotional impact.
Between the sexy dirty-talk dialog, the carnal sex scenes, and the electrically charged emotions, it’s no wonder I was riding an emotional high all the way to the last page if not long after.
Told from multiple points of view, this installment would make a fine action-packed film with three strong male leads.
...I was somewhat disappointed with the conclusion.
...makes use of every negative cliché attributed to romance novels and tarnishes the genre unfairly.
Banks nicely balances bedroom and battlefield action as Rionna’s tough swordsmanship and Caelen’s tender lust propel the couple and the clans toward harmony.
Fifty Shades Darker manages to go a few shades deeper than its predecessor but that’s nowhere near enough to turn this erotic “thing” a novel worth reading.