Friday, April 4, 2014

Book Review+Tour Goodies: The Devil's Salvation by Gemma James... GIVEAWAY!!!


Title: The Devil's Salvation: Final Epilogue (#4 The Devil's Kiss)

Author: Gemma James


It's been a year since Kayla Sutton walked away from Gage Channing, the man who blackmailed her into sexual slavery. Now he's back, and so is Ian Kaplan, Kayla's one-time lover from her college days. Both men want her, but only one holds the power to make her submit—to her own dark desires and to the truth she still denies, even to herself.

But Gage's jealousy is his worst enemy, and when he thinks Kayla has chosen Ian, he sets in motion a drastic plan to claim what's his. Only Kayla never expects him to infiltrate her heart so effortlessly; and she never dreamed there would come a day when he wouldn't want her—when the mere sight of her turns him away in disgust.

He believes she’s committed the ultimate sin, but will she use his mistake to finally escape the cage of his obsession? Or will she do whatever it takes to make him see he can entrust his heart to her...just as she's already lost the core of her being to him?


My rating: 4 of 5 stars
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A gifted copy was provided by the author for an honest review.

Make sure you read the first book The Devil's Kiss Trilogy or else this Final Epilogue won't make sense, hence the words final and epilogue. This was a short and sweet book, so this review is going to be very short but just as sweet!

Kayla walked out on Gage and it's been over a year since they've seen each other. Now it's time for Gage to man up and get his girl back! But Kayla has to choose between nice guy Ian or bad boy Gage, so it kind of becomes a bit of a love triangle between Kayla, Gage, and Ian. At this point I kind of lost a bit of interest since I detest love triangles. But of course Kayla got that HEA-ish so I'm happy with it!

Overall, I think this was an okay book. It isn't one that held my interest through the whole thing, so I'm giving it 3.5 STARS out of 5 STARS. I thought the characters were developed really well, and the plot was pretty great, but the overall book didn't grab me like I was expecting it to. Nonetheless, go out and grab a copy and choose for yourself!

Read by Taryn Lee on April 1, 2014
Reviewed by Taryn Lee on April 3, 2014
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My breath grew shallow, from arousal, from fear. Gage was good at that—eliciting strong emotions that contrasted so sharply, they knocked a person on their ass in total confusion. I shouldn’t want him. I should scream at him to get the hell out of my house and never come back. I should get a freaking restraining order. 

As if the turmoil inside me didn’t exist, I set our omelets on the table and calmly took a seat across from him. “What did you mean by boundaries?” I stabbed a bite and shoved it in my mouth. Raising my eyes to his turned out to be a mistake. His hypnotic stare paralyzed me; I couldn’t look away if my life depended on it. I fell into the ocean of his gaze and almost missed the satisfied quirk of his lips. Almost.

“You know by now that a relationship with me won’t be your standard variety. You’ll have rules that govern your behavior.”

“My behavior?” 

“Yes. I expect you to obey me.” He set his fork down and winced. “But last year I was cruel to you and that’s not how I normally treat a woman. Not even when they beg me to hurt them beyond what I’m comfortable with.”

“Then why?” I choked out. Everything he’d done hit me square in the chest, and his admission that he’d been exceptionally cruel hurt more than it should.

“I wanted to destroy what was his.” He lowered his head with a frown. At least he had the grace to look ashamed.

“Congratulations.” I let my fork drop, satisfied with the clatter it made. “You succeeded.”

“No, I didn’t. Your strength is both my frustration and my undoing. There’s nothing more irritating or sexier on a woman.” He took a bite, and his gaze veered up to mine. “And to clarify on what I mean by boundaries, we’ll set limits this time. You’ll have a safe word.”

“You’re talking as if we’re going to be together.”

“I’m not leaving here without you, Kayla.”

The Devil's Kiss Trilogy (The first book) 

Gemma James (a pseudonym for Christina Jean Michaels) loves to explore the darker side of sex in her fiction. She's morbidly curious about anything dark and edgy and enjoys exploring the deviant side of human nature. Her stories have been described as being "not for the faint of heart." 

She lives with her husband and their four children--three rambunctious UFC/wrestling-loving boys and one girl who steals everyone's attention. 

2 winners will win an ebook copy of The Devil's Salvation 

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