I like romance and boys loving boys in my books.
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So, I went into this book thinking this was going to be what the blurb indicated - a fluffy, feel-good story of two strangers in a snowstorm, one rescuing the other from freezing to death in the Alaskan wilderness, and they live happily ever after.
Well, this story had those elements, and with this being a book in the Dreamspun Desires series, they do live happily ever after in the end, but holy moly, there was a whole lot more to this book than just that.
Intrigue, deception, undercover stuff, espionage, threats, blackmail, mindfucks, danger, terrorists - you name, it's got it. Also mindfucks. Did I mention the mindfucks?
Hutch is an ex-soldier whose previous work in covert ops and experiences have him sleeping on an arsenal of weaponry. When he sleeps. Which isn't much. He lives in a secluded cabin away from the more civilized world, and he likes it that way. He also helps with rescuing stupid tourists from getting snowed-in and getting lost in the wilderness, but he keeps to himself. For reasons.
During a snowstorm, a sexy stranger shows up on his doorstep, imitating an icicle, and Hutch, not being an asshole, brings him in to warm up.
And warm up, if you know what I mean, they do. There's kissing and UST and more kissing and sexy times, and then you get to 60% and you're like WTF just happened?
That's all I'll tell you, because you should read this book for yourself. There's darkness and light, and there's love and sex and fear and danger, and I really don't want to spoil the experience for you.
Eli Easton has written a masterful novel that kept me on the edge of my seat. I loved every minute I spend reading it.
** I received a free copy of this book from its publisher. A positive review was not promised in return. **