3.5 – 4 Stars
First of all, let me say, my apologies to Natasha Anders. She’s a total sweetheart and gave this ARC to me and how did I repay her?
By taking MONTHS to finish it.
For real though.
Not cool of me.
I’m sure you can all relate to this, but I am a moody AF reader on super steroids.
I will binge on one trope of romance and blow through six books in one weekend and then I will turn around and not touch that genre for months.
Also, *confession time* straight contemporary romance (with no sports or military angle) is a genre that I am usually in the mood for the least.
What can I say, I am a paranormal, fantasy, MC club, mafia, dark romance slut of the highest order.
And I think that accounts for the bulk of my lackluster pace here.
The other part is probably this:
The main character in this story, Daffodil, is one ginormous C-U-Next-Tuesday.
She was a bitch in the first book and she was almost even worse in the beginning of this one.
She treated Spencer (the H) like complete shit and I wanted to punch her ass in the face.
Once I pushed past that hump I was stuck behind, we got to see where Daffodil was coming from and why she was the way she was.
I still don’t think it excused some of her behavior…but at least I didn’t still want to smack-a-ho at the end of the book.
Is this book as good as Unwanted Wife?
But then again, I love that book so hard I don’t know if anything else in this vein will ever come close.
Once I finished this book, I appreciated the character development and I think I will like it even more when I re-read it in the future.