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Complete Me (Stark Trilogy Series #3)

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10 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

4.5 stars:  COMPLETE ME is the third storyline and final install

4.5 stars:  COMPLETE ME is the third storyline and final installment in J. Kenner's erotic contemporary Stark Trilogy. There is no time lag between Claim Me (book 2) and this story, and therefore the stress and anxiety of Damien's upcoming trial is still at the forefron...
4.5 stars:  COMPLETE ME is the third storyline and final installment in J. Kenner's erotic contemporary Stark Trilogy. There is no time lag between Claim Me (book 2) and this story, and therefore the stress and anxiety of Damien's upcoming trial is still at the forefront of the reader's mind.
Complete Me focuses on Damien's trial and the people trying to bring down the billionaire. The reader experiences the heartbreaking revelations and painful past of a young boy who is forced into some unspeakable acts only to have to relive it over and over through memories, nightmares and the reality of courtroom drama and the press.
Nikki is the strong, independent woman who continues to stand by his side, knowing that man that she loves is bordering the edge of control on an emotional void. She is there to pull him back and help him deal with the demons that threaten to suck him in and take him down. Without Nikki, Damien is only a shell; he is a man without purpose and a heart without soul. But Damien's need to defend and protect Nikki will force an unpleasant impasse when he refuses to open up and talk about the past.
The storyline is rife with physical intimacy, sexual heat and sensual talk. The sex is abundant and often, explicit and hot, and at times overwhelming to the story and plot. There was so much sex that I started to skip-read through these passages. Although this is written in the erotic/romance genre, after awhile the sex felt like `filler'-no pun intended.
There are moments of fear and concern, heartbreaking sorrow and loss. And there is the mistaken belief that to walk away, is the only solution when the world threatens to destroy the person that you love. The couple continues to struggle with their individual personality quirks and needs; Nikki's need to be independent and Damien's need to protect will forever be on the peripheral boundary of their love.
"I want to hold you close. To cherish and protect you. To draw you in until we are so close that I am lost without you. I want to take you to bed, to watch the way your skin tightens beneath my fingers, the way you body awakens under my touch....Everything I've built? All my companies? All my billions? They have no value compared to you."
COMPLETE ME is a detailed and wonderful final chapter in the Stark Trilogy but there is still some room for short stories and novellas. The series ends with a HEA, but in my opinion it is another beginning for Nikki and Damien. J. Kenner has written a series that will make you smile and cry; you will feel the anxiety, the pain and the love; you will experience the fear of loss, the anguish of betrayal and the satisfaction of one man finding his heart and his soul in the woman who is willing to endure the suffering alongside the man that she loves.
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posted by Sandy-thereadingcafe on July 30, 2013

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8 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

Just OK

Book 3 in the trilogy was just OK. I loved the sex scenes in the previous books, but in book 3 it was all it was. It became boring soon and I skimmed through them pages at a time. The suspense could have been better too. I found the stalker conclusion too predictable an...
Book 3 in the trilogy was just OK. I loved the sex scenes in the previous books, but in book 3 it was all it was. It became boring soon and I skimmed through them pages at a time. The suspense could have been better too. I found the stalker conclusion too predictable and the end pretty lame. At least we get the happily ever after we were waiting for.

posted by EmmaGR on August 5, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2013

    Complete Me

    I liked this series a lot, but this final book bothered me. It had way too many "borrowed" plot elements from FSOG. I loved the characters enough to finish.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 2, 2014

    Bad writing

    Dont need to recap every single thing in every book. Waste of time rereading things u said in previous book. Better writing next time.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2014

    I had to FORCE myself to finish this for book club

    I thought this had good bones. I just found it a bundle of contradictions. I found him flat, and not the essence of power that was supposed to be. I found her not so much dealing with her issues but more like trading one addiction for another. I found her speaking with more passion about her cutting than she did for her supposed love for him. I had a hard time buying these two as in love. She had like no real job yet shopped at designer stores but he did not pay for things I don't know I find everything hard to hang anything on. Even what was supposed to be the juicy parts left me feeling flat because I felt their stalker was the only person I did buy in the whole story.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2013

    Too repetitive

    Not a fan of this series! Way too many repeated sex scenes and not enough of a plot. I read them all but skimmed through much of the third book. It was my least favorite trilogy.

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