What would you give up for everything? Tristan Stone was powerful, commanding, sex incarnate. And he wore it all so well. From the moment his mesmerizing gaze met mine, I had no choice but surrender to everything he was. His power. His decadence. His passion. He was all I never knew I needed. He wanted to possess me, and I wanted to be his everything. All I had to do was accept what he offered. But everything has a price. The world he gave me fulfilled my wildest dreams, but would that be enough when the past crashed into the present?
~Let first start this by saying... I HATE CLIFFHANGERS!!! The only time it's allowed is if I already have the next book in my possession, which I don't because this was given as an ARC and also because the next one isn't out yet. So now I have to WAIT to find if he learns his lesson and can get their life back on track! But as far as cliffhangers go.... this one was pretty damn good. I'm not left confused about things and I'm not pissed that it just ended, I'm just wanting to know what the heck is going to happen!! Crash Into Me grabbed me at the beginning of the book and didn't let go! Nina Edwards is an 'ordinary' person, as she puts it, that works as a junior assistant to art gallery owner. Of course she doesn't exactly like her job, but it's a necessary stepping stone to get where she wants to be. Working at said crappy job, her eyes catch the most gorgeous man. No words are said... nothing but a look. Until he seeks her out after the show is over... and again, and again. Tristan Stone is a gorgeous, extremely wealthy man and he wants Nina. Why?? I guess you'll have to read and find out, won't you. When Tristan wants something, he usually gets it, no matter the price. When Tristan offers Nina a job as his personal curator on a 6 month contract, she'd be a idiot not to take it. But can she work for him with the feelings that he makes her feel? Can she separate work and personal life like he can? Does she even want to? Tristan's life is changing in ways he never expected. Can he deal with the changes? Can he keep what he's worked so hard for? Does he deserve it in the end? As far as supporting characters go, Jordan wasn't the strongest, but she was definitely a good friend and I'm looking forward to seeing more of her in the next book (WHENEVER it comes out!). Kim, Nina's sister, is kinda a bizz, and I don't really care for her. But I suppose there has to be one of those in every great story. And that's exactly what the this is... a great story! The plot is amazing, the writing is wonderful and there weren't any errors to write home about. It was steamy, it was entertaining and I didn't want to put it down. So I didn't. I'm a little tired this morning writing the review as I stayed up late finishing it. If you're not into bold and brash sex and words, then here's your warning. It's bold when it comes to the sex. This book isn't to be read by those who are uncomfortable with things like that or by the less mature readers. I however LOVED this book. I'm rating it 4 and 1/2 stars. Now, let me explain why 4 and 1/2 instead of 5.... I already did... I HATE cliffhangers. Thanks for taking the time to read my review. Book Bitch Ashleigh
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He slid the tie from my neck and undid all his work. "Now you show me what you learned." I attempted to take the tie from his hand, but he pulled it away and whispered, "On me. Turn around and sit toward me." Nervous fear shot through me as I stood up, and I hoped I'd be able to turn around without my legs giving out. The dress I wore only fell to the middle of my thighs, so when I straddled him, it was likely to ride up so far my panties would show. I didn't care about that so much as him knowing that I was already dripping wet just from sitting there pressed up against him. Taking a deep breath, I turned around and climbed on top of his lap. He stared into my eyes, unnerving me, but something held me firm in his gaze. His hard cock pressed against the front of his pants and my damp panties. There was no way he didn't know how excited he'd made me. I took the tie from his hand and slid it around his strong neck, even as my fingers trembled at the feel of him underneath them. Trying to hide my ignorance of my task, I wrapped the wide end of the tie around the narrow end, but it was no use. I didn't know what came next. Dropping the two ends of silk, I looked down to avoid his gaze. "I'm sorry. I don't know how to do this." "You didn't listen when I told you how to?" he asked in a voice that was as seductive as it was stern. Shaking my head, I continued to look down at the untied ends of the blue fabric laying against his shirt. "I couldn't. You were so close, and it was impossible to pay attention to what you were saying." He slid his hands down my back and cupped my ass to pull me into him, grinding my soaked panties into the thin fabric separating his cock from me. Kneading my flesh through my dress, he whispered near my mouth, "I love how honest you are, Nina. It makes me want to be honest with you." I wasn't sure how to answer, but it didn't matter. As my head swum from the sensations he'd created in me, he pressed his mouth to mine and kissed me. His lips were soft yet demanding, and I eagerly kissed him back, seeking a release of that sweet ache, but his kiss only increased the feeling, making me want more. He nudged his hips off the couch, sliding his cock over my sensitive clit, and I couldn't stop myself from moaning into his mouth. I didn't want him to think he had this effect on me so soon, but I was powerless. I wanted him so badly at that moment, I would have done anything to keep his hands on my body.