night of shattering betrayal.
matters most to me.
hair at my nape bristles — not unpleasantly — and my gaze lands on the sole
bartender on the other side of the counter.
men on both sides of the Atlantic. My family alone has four brothers and four
cousins who make women stupid with their looks. Having grown up around such
male beauty, I’ve always considered myself immune — able to appreciate it
without turning into some kind of infatuated drooler.
of his eyes. The absurd firmness of his lips. The absurd muscularity of his
big, strong body.
waking up after a lifetime of slumber. My heart beats a little bit faster, a
little bit harder. Blood flows a little quicker, a little hotter.
before. But nothing like this. This man shines like a brilliant gemstone, like
the heavens opened up and a halo appeared around him.
a propensity for exaggeration and dramatic flair.
laid eyes on her, nothing else mattered. Colors were brighter, food tasted
better, and the air felt cleaner. All because I met her.”
called love. My soul recognized hers.”
other hand, Grandpa’s first marriage lasted until the death of his wife in a
sailing accident. And by all accounts, they adored each other.
Come on.” She tilts her shiny red head toward the bar. “We’re sitting
at the counter.”
park my butt across from the bartender, Grandpa’s words about soul mates
circling in my head.
inconvenient time and the most inconvenient location.
I didn’t know this was part of a duet originally, so there is a cliffhanger. BUT the conclusion comes within a few weeks so woo hoo!!
I really liked Dominic and Elizabeth’s relationship at the very beginning. While I wished things had been more open, I understand why they weren’t and why they couldn’t see each other any longer. But I still have so many unanswered questions about Elizabeth and her background and her decisions she’s made. I guess those will get answered in the next part.
I definitely got roped into this story. I wanted to know how Dominic and Elizabeth could (or if they would) get past their history. I can’t wait for the conclusion so I can find out how they get through it!
emotional contemporary romance. Born with a love for excellent food, travel and
adventure, she has lived in four different countries, kissed stingrays, been
bitten by a shark, ridden an elephant and petted tigers.
trees in Japan with her husband and son. When she’s not writing, she can be
found reading books by her favorite authors or planning another trip.