Maya Banks has introduced me to a few hot brooding alpha males in the past, but I think I finally met “The One” Yep, once again I have fallen hard for a fictional character and this time his name is Beau Devereaux. :x WOW!! He can make a girl feel cherished, safe, spoiled and loved and all after only knowing her for one day. Yeah only in the fictional world can that happen but it is so fun living in the fantasy world at least for a little while ;)
In His Keeping: A Slow Burn Novel (Slow Burn Novels) is the second book in the slow burn trilogy and by far my favorite Maya Banks novel! Like Keep Me Safe: A Slow Burn Novel (Slow Burn Novels), the first book in the series there is action, romance, suspense and mystery. I never thought I was one to enjoy a thrilling "on the edge of your seat" story but I couldn’t put this book down! It was one of those books where it reads like a movie and I was hooked from page one! I so badly wanted to see how it ended but at the same time I didn’t want to finish! Well, my desire to know the outcome outweighed my desire to make it last and I completely devoured this book. And now I have to wait till march for the next one Safe at Last: A Slow Burn Novel (Slow Burn Novels)
One of my favorite things of this author is all of her books wrap up completely with no cliff hangers. Each can be read as a stand alone if needed. But why would you want to do that? I suggest reading all and anything she writes. I’d even read her grocery list! :)
Arial Rochester is a miracle and gift to her parents. Finding a beautiful baby left on their doorstep after they accepted the reality they would never have children of their own, Ari's parents made a vow that they would always protect her and go to great lengths to keep her safe. After they discover she has a special gift, one that could put her in danger if the wrong people found out, she was told never to tell or show her special psychic powers. That is until she has no choice and needs to use them in order to protect herself and her loved ones. When her parents go missing she reaches out to Devereaux Security in hopes they can help her find them and bring them home safe. Beau, the head of Devereaux Security, always professional and solely focused on his job, has his work cut out for him after he lays eyes on the beautiful Ari. He is quickly taken with her and makes it his personal mission to do anything keep her safe and bring her parents back alive.
I absolutely loved Ari! Despite being sheltered and naive she ends up being one bad ass chick! She doesn’t play the damsel in distress and she proves she is capable of holding her own. She is just as strong and resourceful as the men. Throughout the book I cheered her on and enjoyed reading her triumphs and bravery!
My Rating: 4.5 Book Boyfriends
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