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Most Helpful Favorable Review

10 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

~*TOTAL PERFECTION*~

This was my first time reading an erotic novel and let me tell you, because of Shannon McKenna...I AM HOOKED. Oh my goodness, how am i going to describe how i'm feeling right now??!?!?!?!? It took me two nights just to read a book almost 400 pages. It would've been one ...
This was my first time reading an erotic novel and let me tell you, because of Shannon McKenna...I AM HOOKED. Oh my goodness, how am i going to describe how i'm feeling right now??!?!?!?!? It took me two nights just to read a book almost 400 pages. It would've been one night, but after the first few love scenes, i got toooooooo hot to continue reading.

Well I'm not gonna sit here and write about the plot--this is not a book report--but just how i feel. First of all, that book was immensely saturated with very very hot erotic scenes....it wasn't raunchy, it wasn't corny or cheesy...it was INTENSE, HOT, ADDICTING, ORGASMIC :) and how McKenna describes each detail made me extremely captivated, very hot. None of the scenes were redundant, each scene were all different with different emotions attached to them...bondage, lots of oral, fantasy playing, and of course...intense love-making. This book drove me to the edge, making me want and long for moreeeee love scenes. Second, the story was PERFECT. Oh my goodness, it was sooo full of suspense that the whole time i was reading it, i felt like i was going to fall off the bed. Some parts, i felt like i was gonna punch the wall....other parts, i cried in anticipation of what was to happen next...other parts i smile with extreme happiness...i pretty much experienced every possible emotion there is!!!!!

ohhhhh Behind Closed Doors was soo good that the whole time i was reading, I imagined myself to be IN the story as one of the main characters, Raine Cameron. (Oh Seth Mackey, I'd die a happy girl if I were to have a guy like you...it's too bad you're fictional!)....Anyways hehee..my imagination went so wild that i could clearly see what was happening...it was as if i was watching a movie in my head, but better....oh man but the story all exploded in the end and i was left crying out of extreme happiness....all that tension throughout the story all exploded at the end which left me wanting for MOOOOOORE....the story was sooo good, i was disappointed with the ending...it seemed as if it wasn't enough, i wanted to read more and more.....oh my goodness, if you're a big fan of mystery, suspense, erotica, and romance....Behind Closed Doors by Shannon McKenna is the book I totally recommend.. Trust me, after reading it, u'll see firsthand how i'm feeling right now :) :) But to warn you, make sure your heart is in good condition, because once u read, you're in for a turbulent ride.....

posted by Anonymous on April 18, 2003

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Most Helpful Critical Review

2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Plot lost in overdone sex scenes

I agree with some of the recent reviewers. The book had some potential with the storyline, but the author spent far too much time in graphic sex scenes. The relationship did seem stalker/brutal rather than exciting and loving. Relationship stories can include sex sce...
I agree with some of the recent reviewers. The book had some potential with the storyline, but the author spent far too much time in graphic sex scenes. The relationship did seem stalker/brutal rather than exciting and loving. Relationship stories can include sex scenes, but these were excessive and unnecessary. The story got lost along the way. I doubt I will seek out other books from this author since reviewers indicate this is common in her books.

posted by akrm on July 20, 2010

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  • Posted July 20, 2010

    Plot lost in overdone sex scenes

    I agree with some of the recent reviewers. The book had some potential with the storyline, but the author spent far too much time in graphic sex scenes. The relationship did seem stalker/brutal rather than exciting and loving. Relationship stories can include sex scenes, but these were excessive and unnecessary. The story got lost along the way. I doubt I will seek out other books from this author since reviewers indicate this is common in her books.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 23, 2011

    Like it, but don't love i

    The hero and heronie were a tad too much to be real. I must admit to skipping parts of this book and though I love a hot smoking sex sence, some of these went on for so long I thought the heroine might need medical treatment after. I liked him being alpha, I liked her being strong, but I think it might have been a better book if it wasn't so convuluted.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2010

    Nice

    Good read but a little too long.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 15, 2012

    Okay

    Would have preferred a more developed plot and romance versus rather than the brutal sex.

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  • Posted February 3, 2011

    more from this reviewer

    You must check it out!!!

    You must check it out!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2010

    Good Story, Good character development, Graphic sex

    The book was exciting and captivating in spite of the graphic sex which in my opinion was more than necessary. The story was good. THe character development was solid, and the witting kept my interest to the point I had to keep reading to find out what happened next. This book did not need the graphic sex and Shannon Mckenna is a much better writer than one who would have to use graphic sex to make his point. Like I've said, I enjoyed the book in spite of the sex. I hope to have an opportunity to read more without it.

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