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Perfect Touch: A Novel
Elizabeth Lowell
By the Horns (Chinese Zodiac Romance Series Book 2)
Rachael Slate, AJ Nuest, Kelley Heckart
Dangerous Passions: 12 Tales of Contemporary Sexy Hot Alpha Heroes - Cops, Navy SEALs, Marines, Military, FBI Agents, Secret Agents, Police Captains, Spies, and More
Elle Kennedy, Opal Carew, J.M. Madden, Karen Fenech, Gennita Low, Dana Marton, Kylie Brant, Nina Bruhns, Caridad PiƱeiro, Elle James, Julie Miller, Linda Winstead Jones
Once Pure (Shattered Past) - Cecy Robson

I've loved the previous two books in the series and was really looking forward to Sofia and Killian's story based on their previous appearances. Sofia's past affects her evolving relationship with Killian. On the surface they seem to be going strong until secrets and guilt they are keeping from each threaten their relationship. I think the author does a great job in dealing with such the very emotional subject of rape. Sofia is stronger and braver than she thinks, and Killian helps her realize it. Killian is all kinds of sexy, but is lacking in the communication and feelings department. I would've really liked to get his POV during the story as well. For me, Sofia and Killian were lacking an emotional connection that I got with the previous couples. Killian's family is what actually made the story for me, bumping the rating from 4 to 4.5 stars. I'd love it if they got to have stories of their own in the future.

ARC via NetGalley

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