Aaric Christos was a guy who protected me. Wanted me. Maybe even loved me.
That man is gone.
In his place is the most powerful real estate tycoon in the city.
He's a cold, ruthless, aggressive businessman.
The only one who can save me and my start-up from ruin.
It takes every ounce of courage to put my pride aside and ask for his help.
I didn't expect him to offer it easily.
And he doesn't.
Instead he vets me harder than he's vetted anyone.
Don't invest in what you don't know, he says.
He's assessing every piece of me, to the point I've never felt so bare.
I yearn for the boy I once knew, whose touch once craved me.
Putting it all on the line will be worth it, I tell myself.
Until I realize - too late - that some risks are not worth taking.
A sexy new stand-alone contemporary romance by New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Katy Evans.
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By LilleyLoohLah on 16-12-17
It didn’t work for me
Sadly this book didn’t do anything for me, until possibly the last 20% when it got decidedly more interesting. I didn’t really connect with Bryn, I found her to be a little spineless with no particular spark or energy. Aaric on the other hand was a tall drink of water in the desert, I loved him, what’s not to love? He has everything he ever wanted, except Bryn, his one true love. Why then did he not get in touch with her when he made his business a success? The characters didn’t gel together and make me want more for them (until the last few chapters). The story had potential, but sadly it didn’t work for me. The narration I found to be mediocre at best, Elizabeth Louise did nothing to endear me to Bryn. Sebastian York, as ever, perfect.
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By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 21-06-17
OH DEAR.. WHAT A TOTAL DISAPPOINTMENT
I wish I could say I really enjoyed this book as I did with other books from Katy Evans.. but unfortunately I can't.. in fact this book was so different from the other four and five star books she's written, I'm finding it hard to get my head around the fact this actually came from her. I was so eager to listen to this I'd had it on preorder for a while but it was choppy, lacked descriptions, seemed to go on and on with never ending mental musings, had unbelievably bad wording like 'wet' raindrops.. (ugh is there any other kind) and it was disjointed too. The heroine was meant to be a 30 yr old savvy Entrepreneur but she acted more like a whimsical besotted teen and there wasn't enough from the hero's POV (which sadly meant far less Sebastian York than I'd like).
Worth a credit? Now, I neither have skills, talent or patience to write a book so I really try to find the positives.. but, in this case, it was hard - so I think you can guess my answer is no. Audible please tell me this was her first ever book.. or maybe you just got the author's name wrong.. anything so I can go back to auto downloading her work - and, if you're going to tease us with Sebastian York's narration, please don't limit him to just a few short chapters.
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By Prone to Crushes on 21-06-17
Looks like I'm in the Minority
What didn’t you like about Elizabeth Louise and Sebastian York ’s performance?
I wanted MORE of Sebastian's voice
Any additional comments?
I was so looking forward to reading this book. I found it very disappointing I couldn't connect with the characters. At times I felt that Bryn and Christos were ill-matched, and I didn't buy into the story completely. Plus, I didn't find it interesting until the last few chapters. But on the bright side, I did like the ending.
The Real Series and White House Duet are my ABSOLUTE favorites from the author and I was surprised and disappointed that this book didn't make the cut with me. I won't let that discourage me, I am looking forward to the next book.
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