I was very anxiously waiting for this book for what seemed like a very long time. When I first read Bared to You by Silvia Day last year, I was not too crazy about the book. In fact the review I wrote was less than complimentary. Then I read the book again, and then again because the story really grew on me. It was at a time in when I really needed to read a love story. I went back and forth from Bared to You and Fifty Shades of Grey.
I really stated started falling for the love story. There were still some parts of the writing which I felt were not the best but the story was sweet. Then I moved on to Reflected to You and I as really hooked. Yes, we can do without all the side stories which somehow hold no relevance to Eva and Gideon’s story but it’s a good break. I really looked for closure with the third installment of what was originally supposed to be a trilogy. I have read the other reviews and I see some readers are seriously pissed about there being five books instead of three. I am sure there would have been a way to close out this love story in this book.
With two more books what we can only look forward to is more hot love scenes and more drawn out drama with the ancillary characters. Do we really need to know about her boss and his boyfriend? No. That could be another book. Do we need to know about her mom and dad? No. Cary and his indecision being gay or bi? No. Take all these out and we would have had the end of a great love story.
What we can expect from book 4? The unnecessary story about Eva wanting to be “friends” with her ex-boyfriend who when she sees him she just wants to throw herself at him all the while telling herself she loves Gideon. Really? So twenty-five percent of the book will be about that. Then all the mess with her mom and dad. And how could be possibly for the mob story twist? This just makes the story more convoluted.
Book 5? A big ass wedding, all the works. Everyone lives happily ever after. Of course the sadist in me will wait for all these books and will read them and love the story after all. That’s just how fickle I am.
I liked this book. I will probably read it a couple of time before book 4 comes out. The story is sweet. I love Gideon. Who does not. I think Eva is too needy and selfish. But that is what we are supposed to think, right? Everyone else just fills the word requirement.
Here’s the summary:
From the moment I first met Gideon Cross, I recognized something in him that I needed. Something I couldn’t resist. I also saw the dangerous and damaged soul inside–so much like my own. I was drawn to it. I needed him as surely as I needed my heart to beat.
No one knows how much he risked for me. How much I’d been threatened, or just how dark and desperate the shadow of our pasts would become.
Entwined by our secrets, we tried to defy the odds. We made our own rules and surrendered completely to the exquisite power of possession…