NA Contemporary Romance
Cover designer: Okay Creations
Release date: May 1, 2018
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As the bus approaches my stop on the Lower East Side, I raise the hood of my black sweatshirt. Anonymity is key in my neighborhood—particularly as a lone female walking at night.
All I want is to leave my crime-ridden shadow of a home in New York City. I’ve done everything I can to keep my head down and focus on my studies. College is my only goal; love has never been on the map…
That is, until my sister brings me to an underground fight, where I meet a gorgeous and mysterious man: Vincent.
He is the ghost in my shadows, showing up to feed me pieces of his upper-crust life, then evaporating into darkness until his next visit. I’m falling hard and fast. How can I trust him amidst the depth of his secrets?
Vincent may be even more dangerous than the dark world I’m trying to escape.
Let me start with our heroine Eve. I love her first of all because she is a bookworm. She prefers to stay home and read rather than party and go out with boys who have never really interested her. Her goal is to get into college, to be able to escape her current life of poverty. Some think of her as uppity, especially her mother who wants her to get a job instead of focusing on her education. When she meets Vincent “The Bull”, it surprises her that he of all people seems to accept and love the real her.
Vincent is a sexy underground MMA fighter and if this is not drool worthy enough for you, he is also familiar with poetry by Edgar Allan Poe. Yes… I know. I thought this was a bit much at first, I mean how perfect can this guy be but you know what… it works! There is also an air of mystery that surrounds him that makes him even more intriguing.
When these two meet the connection is undeniable and the chemistry is intense. Vincent however is holding Eve at a distance and even though he doesn’t give an explanation, the reader can draw their own conclusion I think as to why. I definitely figured out what was going on early in the book anyway. Eve however thinks it is because she doesn’t quite meet his standards. It’s obvious that Vincent just could not stay away from her though and there is a kind of hot and cold vibe that he gives her.
I am definitely invested in this love story and the suspense and mystery of the background story has completely pulled me in. This was such a great debut novel! Really this was just a great novel period! I definitely recommend.
Series: Vincent & Eve, Book 1 of 3
Heat Level: Mild