Sunday, May 26, 2013

Giveaway & Review: Eyes Wide Open (The Blackstone Affair #3) by Raine Miller

The third part in The Blackstone Affair series: A love on the brink of being destroyed. The fight of a lifetime to keep it alive.

Big surprises are on the horizon for Ethan and Brynne as they struggle to adjust to what life has thrown at them. Demons from the past are threatening to destroy the passionate bond they’ve forged despite their vow that nothing will ever keep them apart. A truly devastating loss coupled with the promise of a new hope opens their eyes to what is most important, but is it possible for the lovers to move on from the painful histories that continue to haunt them? A stalker is still lurking in the shadows, plotting evil amidst the distraction of the 2012 Olympic games in London. Brynne and Ethan are on the cusp of losing everything as the stakes rise. Will they yield to circumstances beyond their control or will they give every ounce of fight they have left to save each other and win the ultimate prize of a life together?

Eyes Wide Open is a passion-wrought story that shows us what pure love can achieve when tested and what the heart can accomplish despite danger and adversity.

Eyes Wide Open (The Blackstone Affair #3)
This is the third book in The Blackstone Affair with hunky Ethan Blackstone!

What I loved about this book:

We get a mix of point of views!  In the first book Naked, it is Brynne’s.  In the second All In, we get Ethan’s.  But in EWO we get both.  I really liked this. Knowing what each other was thinking in that same period of time.  One thing that got me was the switching took place, well everywhere. Its not chapter by chapter switch.  Sometimes its within scenes, but I didn’t find it distracting while reading.

I loved learning more about Ethan’s past.  I have been wanting to know more about it since I read Naked so long ago and we get to find out more about it! 

Ethan:  God if only he were real.  He’s strong, Alpha, dominating-----yet loving, caring and even playful and fun in this book.  We get to see a different side to him!!!!!!  I loved this!!!!!!!!! 

Hotness that is the bedroom!  God…those two can tear up the sheets!!!! LOVED IT!!!

This all being said, there was a bit of predictability with this book.  I knew where it was going before it took me there. The twist saw it.  How they worked through it was wonderful though.

Overall, great story.  And from what I hear we haven’t heard the last of Brynne and Ethan.  Keep your Eyes Wide Open for the next installment.  

**ARC provided for honest review through NetGalley.

Raine Miller has been reading romance novels since she picked up that first Barbara Cartland book at the tender age of thirteen. And it's a safe bet she'll never stop, because now she writes them too! Granted Raine's stories are edgy enough to turn Ms. Cartland in her grave, but to her way of thinking, a hot, sexy hero never goes out of fashion. A part-time teacher and writer of sexy romance stories every other chance she gets pretty much fills her days. She has a handsome prince of a husband, and two brilliant sons to pull her back into the real world if the writing takes her too far away. Her sons know she likes to write stories, but gratefully have never asked to read any, thank God! Raine loves to hear from readers and to chat about the characters in her books.

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  1. Totally amazing giveaway. Thank you so much.

  2. Thank you for the great giveaway.

  3. My friend told me about these books and I cant wait to get my hands on them!!