Ya’ll know from looking at my blog that I’m currently reading THE BLACKSTONE AFFAIR books by Raine Miller. I’ve read NAKED & ALL IN when they first came out but I wanted to re-read them before I started on EYES WIDE OPEN. Yes, I’m weird like that.
Oh. My. I remember now why Ms. Miller had me so hooked! Ethan Blackstone is one intense, delicious, alpha male and I swoon every time he’s near Brynne! Ah….I’m blushing just thinking about it!
The ending of NAKED left me screaming a big fat NO! I didn’t want it to end that way and I was thanking the gods of all books and everything holy that I already had the second book. The second book captured my heart the first time I read it and I love how re-reading ALL IN still brings about those same feelings I had when I first read it. I do believe this is my favorite out of the two because I absolutely adore being in Ethan’s mind.
“I knew I loved her in that moment. I knew because she is honest and generous with no artifice. She is real and perfect and mine. Not now she isn’t. She left you.”
“I would have crawled through the fucking mobile if the laws of physics allowed it. I needed to get to her and that was all, period.”
“I knew she was hurting and afraid, but I also knew she was tough and that she would fight her way through whatever haunted her. It wouldn’t change how I felt though. In my eyes, she was my beautiful American girl and she always would be.”
“So I did what any bloke with a functioning brain would do. I drove her to her flat. Again, I pride myself in not being a moron.”
I’ll finish ALL IN today for sure and I’m hoping to have EYES WIDE OPEN finished by Sunday so I will be able to review it Monday for ya’ll.
The Kindle/Ebook edition of EYES WIDE OPEN is out already and you can find it at B&N and Amazon.
(You can also buy the audio version from audible from Amazon or from Audible.com directly. If you’re not a member you can get it for free with a 30-day free trial!)
The paperback of EYES WIDE OPEN will debut on August 20, 2013 and it is up for pre-order at B&N and Amazon as well!