Burn (The Breathless Trilogy #3) [NOOK Book]

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Ash, Jace, and Gabe: three of the wealthiest, most powerful men in the country. They’re accustomed to getting anything they want. Anything at all. For Ash, it’s the woman who changes everything he’s ever known about dominance and desire...

When it comes to sex, Ash McIntyre has always explored his wilder side—extreme and uncompromising. He demands control. And he prefers ...
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Burn (The Breathless Trilogy #3)

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Overview

Ash, Jace, and Gabe: three of the wealthiest, most powerful men in the country. They’re accustomed to getting anything they want. Anything at all. For Ash, it’s the woman who changes everything he’s ever known about dominance and desire...

When it comes to sex, Ash McIntyre has always explored his wilder side—extreme and uncompromising. He demands control. And he prefers women who want it like that. Even the women he’s shared with his best friend, Jace.

But Jace is involved with a woman he has no intention of sharing. And now even Gabe has settled into a relationship with a woman who gives him everything he needs, leaving Ash feeling restless and unfulfilled.

Then Ash meets Josie, who seems immune to his charms and his wealth. Intrigued, he begins a relentless pursuit, determined she won’t be the one who got away. He never imagined the one woman to tell him no would be the only woman who’d ever drive him to the edge of desire.

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“Hot enough to make even the coolest reader sweat!”—Fresh Fiction

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“An excellent read that I simply did not put down…A fantastic adventure…Covers all the emotional range.”—The Road to Romance

“A must-read author…her [stories] are always full of emotional situations, lovable characters, and kick-butt story lines.”—Romance Junkies

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101620403
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 8/6/2013
  • Series: Breathless Trilogy Series , #3
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 689
  • File size: 611 KB

Meet the Author


Maya Banks is a USA Today and New York Times bestselling author whose chart toppers have included erotic romance, romantic suspense, contemporary romance, and Scottish historical romance.

She lives in the South with her husband and three children and other assorted babies, such as her two Bengal kitties and a calico who’s been with her as long as her youngest child. She’s an avid reader of romance and loves to dish books with her fans and anyone else who’ll listen! She very much enjoys interacting with her readers on Facebook and Twitter as well as in her Yahoo! Group.
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Chapter One

Ash McIntyre stood on the concrete walkway of Bryant Park, hands stuffed into his slacks pocket as he breathed in the spring air. There was still a nip in the wind, carrying with it hints of winter fading to spring. Around him, people sat on benches and in chairs at the small tables where they drank coffee, worked on laptops or were listening to iPods.

It was an absolutely gorgeous day, not that he usually indulged in things like a walk in the park or even being in a park, especially during business hours when he was usually entrenched in his office, on the phone or typing emails or making plans to travel. He wasn’t a “stop and smell the roses” kind of guy. But today he was restless and cagey, he had a lot on his mind, and he’d found himself here without really realizing that he’d planned to end up in the park.

Mia and Gabe’s wedding was a few short days away, and his business partner was up to his eyeballs in wedding preparations as he sought to ensure Mia had the wedding of her dreams. And Jace? His other best friend and business partner was in a very permanent relationship with his fiancée, Bethany, which meant that his two friends were otherwise occupied.

When they weren’t working, they were with their women, and it meant that Ash didn’t see them except at the office and the occasions they all got together outside of work. They were still close, and Gabe and Jace ensured they’d stayed solid, including him in their changing lives. But it wasn’t the same. And while it was good for his friends, Ash still hadn’t quite come to terms with how rapidly all their lives had altered over the last eight months.

It was weird and life-changing, even though it wasn’t his life being impacted. It wasn’t that he wasn’t happy for his friends. They were happy. That made him happy. But for the first time since the beginning of their friendship, he was on the outside looking in.

His friends would vehemently dispute that. They were his family. Much more so than his own batshit crazy family whom he spent most of his time avoiding. Gabe, Mia, Jace and Bethany, but especially Gabe and Jace, would deny that Ash was on the periphery now. They were his brothers in all the ways that counted. More than blood. Their bond was unbreakable. But it had changed. So in fact he was on the periphery. Still a part, but in a much different, smaller way.

For years their motto had been play hard and live free. Being in a relationship changed a man. It changed his priorities. Ash got that. He understood it. He’d think less of Gabe and Jace if their women weren’t their priority. But it left Ash out of the loop. The third wheel. And it wasn’t a comfortable place to be.

It was especially hard because, until Bethany, Ash and Jace had shared most of their women. More often than not, they fucked the same women. It sounded asinine that Ash wouldn’t know how to function outside a threesome relationship, but there it was.

He was restless and edgy, in search of something, he had no idea what. It wasn’t that he wanted what Gabe and Jace had—or maybe he did and refused to acknowledge it. He just knew he wasn’t himself, and he didn’t like that fact.

He was focused. Knew exactly what he wanted at all times and he had the wealth and power to make it happen. There were no shortage of women who’d be more than willing to give Ash what he needed or wanted. But what was the point when he himself had no clue what it was he wanted or needed at present?

He scanned the park, taking in the baby strollers being pushed by mothers and nannies. He tried to picture himself with children and nearly shuddered at the thought. He was thirty-eight, almost thirty-nine, a time when most men had already settled down and produced offspring. But he’d spent all of his twenties and a good chunk of his thirties busting his ass with his partners to make their business the success it was now. Without using his family’s money, their connections, and especially without their help.

Maybe that was why they hated him so much now. Because he’d thumbed his nose at them and basically told them to fuck off. But the biggest sin he’d committed was in making more of a success of himself without them. He had more wealth and power than even the old man did. His grandfather. For that matter, what had the rest of his family ever done but live off the old man’s largess? His grandfather had sold his successful business when Ash was still a boy. None of his family had worked a day in their lives.

He shook his head. Fucking leeches, the lot of them. He didn’t need them. Damn sure didn’t want them. And now that he had surpassed them—and his grandfather—he sure as hell wasn’t going to allow them back into his life to reap the benefits of riding his star.

He turned to go because he had shit to do that didn’t include standing around in a damn park self-reflecting like he was in need of a shrink. He had to get his act together and start focusing on the one thing that hadn’t changed. Business. HCM Global Resorts had projects in various stages of the works. The Paris hotel was a done deal after their having to work fast to replace investors that had backed out. Things were moving along and progressing well. This wasn’t the time for him to drop the ball, especially when Gabe and Jace couldn’t give work the time they had in the past. Ash was the only one not distracted by his personal life, so he had to step up. Take some of the slack for his friends so they could enjoy having a life outside of work.

As he started to stride back in the direction he’d come, he saw a young woman sitting alone at one of the tables outside of the primary traffic area. He stopped mid-step and let his gaze settle more fully on her, taking in her appearance. Long blond hair that drifted just so with the breeze, revealing a startlingly beautiful face with striking eyes that he could see even from the distance at which he stood.

She was wearing a funky long skirt that swirled with the wind, baring the long expanse of one leg. Blingy flip-flops adorned her feet and he could see the bright pink polish on her toes and a toe ring that sparkled when she moved her foot to shift position. The sun caught on a silvery ankle bracelet, drawing even more attention to her slender leg.

She was busy sketching, her brow furrowed in concentration as her pencil flew over the page, and beside her was a huge bag stuffed full, with rolled up papers extending from the top.

But what most caught his attention was the choker she wore around her neck. It didn’t fit her. He made that instant assessment. It was tight around her neck, resting just at the hollow of her delicate throat. But it didn’t fit her. It didn’t reflect her at all.

It was gaudy on her. A diamond choker, obviously expensive and probably not fake, but it didn’t go with the rest of her. It stood out, out of place. His curiosity was piqued because when he saw a piece of jewelry like that on a woman, it meant something far different than it did to most people and he was seized with interest to know if it was indeed a collar, or if it was just an ornament, chosen by her. And if it was a collar, the man who’d chosen it for her had done a piss-poor job. The man didn’t know her, or maybe he didn’t care to ensure that such an important adornment suited the woman he called his own.

If Ash could make that judgment after mere moments of studying her, then how the hell could the man making love to her not see the same? Maybe the collar was more a reflection of her dominant, which was arrogant and idiotic. A collar should represent his care of his submissive, how in touch with her he was, and it should fit the woman wearing it.

He was making a hell of a lot of assumptions. It could just be a simple necklace the woman had chosen herself. But to a man like Ash, that piece of jewelry meant something more than just an accessory.

How long he stood watching her, he didn’t know, but, as if sensing his gaze, hers lifted to meet his and her eyes widened and something like panic entered her expression. Then she hastily slammed her sketchpad closed and began to shove it into her bag. She half rose, still stuffing things into that huge bag, and he realized she was leaving.

Before he was even aware of it, he hurried forward, intrigued. Adrenaline rushed through his veins. The hunt. Discovery. Challenge. Interest. He wanted to know who this woman was, and what that collar she wore meant.

And even as he strode toward her, he knew that if it did mean what he thought it did, he was trespassing on another man’s territory, and furthermore, he didn’t give one fuck.

Poaching another dominant’s submissive was one of those unwritten no nos, but then Ash had never been one for rules. At least the ones he himself didn’t make. And this woman was beautiful. Intriguing. And perhaps exactly what he was looking for. How would he know unless he got to her before she bailed?

He was nearly to her when she whirled around, bag in hand, obviously preparing to walk away and she nearly bumped headlong into him. Yeah, he was absolutely invading her space, and he’d be lucky if she didn’t scream the park down. He probably looked like some stalker about to attack.

He heard her quick intake of breath as she took a step back, banging the bag into the chair she’d vacated. The bag tipped over, coming loose from her grip, and the contents spilled, pencils, brushes and papers flying everywhere.

“Damn it!” she muttered.

She bent immediately, grabbing for the papers, and he chased after one that had been caught by the wind, taking it several feet away.

“I’ll get them,” she called. “Please don’t trouble yourself.”

He captured the drawing and picked it up, turning back to her.

“It’s no trouble at all. I’m sorry if I startled you.”

She let out a shaky laugh as she extended her hand for the paper. “You did that for sure.”

He glanced down, taking in the drawing as he started to hand it over to her and then blinked in surprise when he saw himself on the paper.

“What the hell?” he murmured, ignoring her hasty grab for the drawing.

“Please just give it back,” she said, her voice soft and urgent.

She sounded scared, like he was going to freak out, but he was more mesmerized by the small expanse of her side that had been bared by the loose-fitting top when she’d reached for the paper.

On her right side he’d glimpsed a tattoo that was vibrant and colorful. Like her. The brief glimpse he’d gotten told him it was flowery, almost like a vine, and that it likely extended a hell of a lot further up or down her body. Maybe both. He wished like hell he could see more of it, but she let her arm drop and the hem of her shirt settled back to the waistband of that full skirt, depriving him of further view.

“Why were you drawing me?” he asked curiously.

Color invaded her cheeks, making her skin rosy. She had fair skin, just barely kissed by the sun, but with her hair and those gorgeous aquamarine eyes, it looked beautiful. She was beautiful. And evidently very talented.

She’d drawn him perfectly. He’d had no difficulty in recognizing himself in the pencil drawing. His thoughtful expression, the distant look in his eyes. She’d drawn him as he’d stood there, hands shoved into his pockets. That moment of self-reflection, and clearly that was evident in the drawing. It made him feel awkwardly vulnerable that a complete stranger had been able to capture his mood in just a few moments. That she’d seen him in that vulnerable moment and had picked up on what he hid from everyone else in the world.

“It was just an impulse,” she defended. “I draw a lot of people. Things. Whatever captures my attention.”

He smiled, never dropping his gaze from hers. Her eyes were so expressive, capable of swallowing a man whole. And that damn choker stared back at him, taunting him with the possibilities.

“So you’re saying I caught your attention.”

She flushed again. It was a guilty flush, but also one that was telling. She was checking him out every bit as much as he was checking her out. Perhaps more subtly, but then subtlety had never been one of his strong points.

“You seemed out of place,” she blurted. “You have very strong features. I was itching to get them down on paper. You have an interesting face and it was obvious you had a lot on your mind. I find people are a lot more open when they think no one is watching them. If you’d been posing, the picture wouldn’t have been the same.”

“It’s very good,” he said slowly as he dropped his gaze to once more take in the drawing. “You have a lot of talent.”

“Can I have it back now?” she asked. “I’m late.”

He looked back up, lifting his eyebrow in question. “You didn’t appear to be leaving until you saw me coming toward you.”

“That was several minutes ago, and I wasn’t late then. Now I am.”

“What are you late for?”

Her brows drew together in consternation and then her eyes flashed in annoyance. “I don’t think that’s any of your business.”

“Ash,” he said at her pause at the end. “My name is Ash.”

She nodded but didn’t say his name. And right then he’d have given anything to hear his name on her lips.

He reached forward, brushing his fingers over the collar at her throat. “This have anything to do with what you’re late for?”

She took a step back, her frown deepening.

“Your Dom waiting for you?”

Her eyes widened and her fingers automatically went to the collar where his fingers had been just seconds before.

“What’s your name?” he asked, when she remained silent. “I gave you mine. The polite thing to do is return the favor.”

“Josie,” she said in barely above a whisper. “Josie Carlysle.”

“And who owns you, Josie?”

Her eyes narrowed then and she clutched her bag, shoving the remainder of her pencils into it. “Nobody owns me.”

“Then did I misunderstand the significance of that collar you’re wearing?”

Her fingers brushed over it again, and it made him itchy. He wanted to remove it. It wasn’t right for her. A collar should be carefully chosen for a submissive. Something that matched her personality. Something made especially for her. And not just any woman.

“You didn’t misunderstand,” she said in a husky voice that sent shivers down his spine. Her voice alone would seduce a man in a matter of seconds. “But nobody owns me, Ash.”

And there it was. His name on her lips. It hit him deep, filling him with inexplicable satisfaction. He wanted to hear it again. When he was pleasuring her. When he had his hands and mouth on her body, drawing whispery sighs of contentment from her.

He lifted one eyebrow. “Then do you misunderstand the significance of that collar?”

She laughed. “No, but he doesn’t own me. Nobody owns me. It was a gift. One I choose to wear. Nothing more.”

He leaned in, and this time she didn’t back away. Her gaze fixed on him, curiosity gleaming, and even anticipation. She felt it too. That magnetic pull between them. She’d have to be blind and in denial not to feel it.

“If you wore my collar, you’d damn well know you belonged to me,” he growled. “Furthermore, you wouldn’t regret for a moment that you gave yourself wholly to me. If you were in my care, you’d definitely belong to me. There’d be no question. And you wouldn’t hesitate when asked who your dominant was. Nor would you say it was a gift like it was nothing more than a piece of jewelry thoughtlessly chosen on a whim. It would mean something, Josie. It would mean fucking everything, and you’d know that.”

Her eyes widened and then she laughed again, her eyes twinkling. “Then it’s too bad I don’t belong to you.”

With that she turned and hurried away, bag over her shoulder and him still standing there holding the drawing she’d done of him.

He watched as she walked away from him, hair sliding down her back and lifting in the wind, a glimpse of the flip-flops and the ankle bracelet that tinkled softly when she moved. Then he glanced down at the drawing in his hand.

“Too bad indeed,” he murmured.

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  • Posted August 7, 2013

    I was hoping for something better than this. Once again I pre or

    I was hoping for something better than this. Once again I pre ordered based on the first two books and, again, I was  disappointed. 
    I do not understand the trend with e-book authors cranking out sub par books while charging more than an actual book would cost.
    Eventually this greedy trend will backfire. The author could have used the characters of Ash and Josie to develop a meaningful plot.  
    Instead all we get is filler. I wish these authors would take the time to give us our money's worth. How about it Maya? Can I get a refund?

    32 out of 33 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 7, 2013

    Did Maya Banks really write this? I find that hard to believe. T

    Did Maya Banks really write this? I find that hard to believe. This writing is amateur and as mentioned by other reviewers, the lack of pronouns in every sentence Ash says has me grinding my teeth in annoyance. It really makes getting through the book very difficult. I understand that Josie is submissive but it seems to me that she agrees to everything Ash wants a little too easily especially as he is someone she just met out of the blue and for all intents and purposes was stalking her hardcore. To say I am disappointed in this book is an understatement.

    27 out of 30 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2013

    Good, not great

    After reading Gabe and Jace's stories, this was a let down to me. Jace already did the love at first sight thing, so Ash's instantaneous lust seemed contrived. Their relationship was superficial, and even the vocabulary seemed off. I was disappointed. I expected more from Ash's story.

    22 out of 25 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2013

    This story felt so rushed and repetitive! I was very disappoint

    This story felt so rushed and repetitive! I was very disappointed. Not the best writing either. I always felt like Ash wasn't speaking in complete sentences. Tended to get annoying! I enjoyed the first 2 books of the series and enjoy Maya Banks work but this wasn't the best!

    19 out of 21 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2013

    Bummer:(

    I love Maya Banks books but this was a let down:( It was hard to even like Ash and little info was given about Josie to keep me invested. I also hated Ash's dialogue....where were the complete sentences??? He sounded like a caveman and not in a good way! Throwing in Ash's sister was good but really needed expanding....possibly her own book? Sex scenes were not as hot as usual for a Banks story and I hated the whole tie in with Josie's ex....just felt disingenuious:( Plus (spoiler!) the whole bringing back the conflict from book 1 with the businessman who tried to blackmail Gage was so out of left field...it did not fit at all!! It was like Banks was trying to throw a whole bunch of ideas together and it just made for a sub-par work. Hope future works will be better because I do usually enjoy her writting!

    16 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2013

    This was a sad followup to to two pretty decent books.  Ash was

    This was a sad followup to to two pretty decent books.  Ash was contrived, Josie really didn't have a substantial story behind her, and the sex scenes were just as boring.  I echo another comment where it seemed like a rehash of Jace.  I just bought it yesterday and I'm already over it.   

    12 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 9, 2013

    Baffled by Book 3! I waited for months to get to find out about

    Baffled by Book 3! I waited for months to get to find out about Ash's story and I am sorry to say that it was disappointing. the book was BLAH. No real plot line except at the end when there was some inclusion of the other two books of this Breathless Trilogy. I did not see what the attraction was for Ash and Josie. Was he just looking for a woman? Was she just looking for a new partner? By far, this was the least interesting book in this series. Gabe and Mia's story was the best (Book 1). Maya Banks is a better writer than this. It felt like she either ran out of ideas or just wanted to fill up pages. In fact, the secondary characters Brittany and Kai held my attention more. So sad:(

    10 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 13, 2013

    I was disappointed in this book, esp. after reading Rush and Fev

    I was disappointed in this book, esp. after reading Rush and Fever. I thought Ash's story would have been the best of the three, but at least for me, I enjoyed Rush and Fever, esp. Fever, way more than Burn. I found that Burn DID NOT Burn at all. It was actually quite boring. The relationship between Ash and Josie was not all that interesting. I was actually more interested in the relationship between Brittany and Kai Wellington. Now that is a book I would love to read!!! I did not quite understand why Maya Banks wanted us to believe that Ash was so much more a hardass than Gabe or Jace, esp. Jace, when for the past 2 books, Ash has been the laidback fun one. Ash had absolutely no personality in this book, and that was just downright weird. I don't care if Josie brought out his proctective and possessive instinct, he still should have been fun. You cannot change a character's personality that much, it just doesn't work. It made absolutely no sense that Ash would forget such big and important events occurring in his friends, that are really his family, lives. That was just weird. There is no way that Gabe, Jace and Ash have been best friends for over 20 years, and Gabe nor Jace realized that Ash was much more intense than either one of them. I wasn't buying it. I didn't find Joise to be very interesting either, and her reason for becoming so angry with Ash was just ridiculous, esp. her overreaction to it. I also thought we would have seen more interaction between Ash and his family, esp. since we have been continually told about the relationship for the past 2 books. The interaction that was there was over mighty quickly, and I was not quite sure whether anything was resolved or not. And Mia absolutely got on my nerves in this book. She continually inserted her foot into her mouth on numerous occasions without regard to whose feelings were being hurt. It annoyed me when she did it to Bethany in Fever, but it was way worse in this book. However, I did enjoy that the third book tied up lose ends from the previous books though, and I always enjoy any interactions where Jace and Gabe are involved.

    9 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2013

    Disappointed

    Agree with previous poster that this plot rehashed Jase's story line. I was alsomad that Ash just didn't have any more depth to him than pissed off. He was vengeful and even hateful at times which was so not his character. What irrates me even more is shellingnout $9 for less than 300 pages. I found the dialoge trite and repetitive. I expect better of a Maya Banks book. I am really rethinking her new Colter book coming out....

    9 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2013

    This is just not good reading

    As sorry as i am to have to say this, there is no story here. The characters were likable, but there is no plot. The dialogue is just tedius, and the interactions with the other charactets was flat. The sex scenes wew just not sexy. There are also numerous typo errors, makes me think this story was rushed to press. It is only vaguely more than an outline with a lot of filler. The last novel in the kgi series was also very disappointing. I hate to say it, but i will not be able to continue reading maya banks. It makes me sad, but i just am not wealthy enough to keep throwing money away on bad books. Maya, get a new editor....

    9 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2013

    Dissapointed

    I have to say this was a let down. The plot was not exciting as most of her books. Did the publisher read this book before publishing? Waste of 9 dollars. If you expecting a good story move on.

    8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2013

    Anonymous

    I couldn't even finish this book. There is such a thing as too much sex. It would be nice to have a storyline to go along with it. If I run out of things to read, I may go back and finish this book.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2013

    No thanks

    ## This series was not good. It's like someone else wrote it. Oh, how I usually love Maya Banks. Sorry to say that I can't recommend these books.

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2013

    After reading the first 2 books, this one is not what I had been

    After reading the first 2 books, this one is not what I had been expecting. A real let down. The language for this whole series was lacking greatly. These stories are about successful men in their late 30's, not a bunch of frat boys getting lucky. Just sayin.........

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 8, 2013

    Where was the story

    Having read the first two books I was looking forward to Ash's story; in particular understanding his family backstory since it's a recurring theme in the others. What a disappointment. There was no story line, no time spent on developing the characters, even the sex was boring. The dialogue was badly written/edited. I don't understand how any editor or successful author could have released this mess. Maya should have taken an extra couple of months and written a proper story.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 7, 2013

    The writing is always great, but I guess I expected a better sto

    The writing is always great, but I guess I expected a better story. I enjoyed reading about all three guys, but the best of this trilogy was Gabe and Mia's story.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 12, 2013

    Lit 101

    What a disappointment! I pre-ordered and waited only to be let down by Banks. I expected more character development, better vocabulary (if Josie "whispered" one more time I thought I'd scream) and sentence structure, and a more interesting story line.

    I, too, felt as if Banks may have not written this book. Too much was off. What happened to Bethany? She went from a character with backbone to a whimp!

    I wouldn't mind Brittany's story but wouldn't pre-order. I'll wait for reviews before purchasing less than 300 pages of drivel.


    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 11, 2013

    I can't say I loved the first two, but I bought this because I w

    I can't say I loved the first two, but I bought this because I wanted to see how it ended. I wish I hadn't. I will make a point not to buy any more of Maya Banks' books to try to counter act the money a wasted on this. She could have done so much better with very little effort. 

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2013

    meh

    This book is way below par. Both characters had no depth this was money wasted .

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2013

    I missed....

    I liked the book but where was the super flirty Ash with the quick wit? I missed the cute, light heartedness from him. I miss some of the feel of the characters from the first book and i feel like this was rushed a bit too. But i do like the girls nights out and the other characters like Brit and Caro.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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