Surrender to Temptation. The Fitzgerald Family. E.B. Walters

 

Surrender To Temptation (contemporary) (The Fitzgerald Family)

Surrender to Temptation. The Fitzgerald Family. E.B. Walters

Review from Jeannie Zelos Book reviews.

I like a good contemporary romance, been a horse addict since childhood so that too attracted me, I liked the premise of the storyline for this and eagerly begun. Sadly it wasn’t one for me. It reminds me very much of my mum’s M&B romances of the early 70’s – with a bit of spicy sex added to up the heat.

I just didn’t gel with the characters, they seemed too shallow really, too light and bland. I wasn’t entirely sure what Chase’ problem was, he seemed to be described as blind one moment and fine the next…and considering its not long since he was ready to marry he quickly jumped into a romance with Nikki, especially given that he was very against her only days previously. The plots just slid over with no hiccups and nothing really happening or going wrong. The whole thing was just too slick for me, too convenient, too unreal. It’s very well written, the characters well fleshed out even if I didn’t take to them, and the settings easy to visualise. Its just there was for me a lack of anything really happening, lack of drama and emotion, lack of the highs and lows I need. It just seemed a bit too formulaic, hot couple -tick, jealous ex- tick, bit of danger- tick…. and I need a book that feels real, full of surprises, and that has lots of action. I suspect the most action in this book would result from the after effects of eating Nikki’s Chilli…..

As ever though I’m just one reader and if what you want is a well written, easy to read romance, and the lack of drama doesn’t bother you then you may enjoy this. Certainly those old fashioned M&Bs that this reminds me of were incredibly popular. Its average price for the genre at £3.06 for 262 pages.

Stars: two, just didn’t work for me.

ARC supplied by Netgalley

Tags: , , , , ,

About jeanniezelos

I'm an avid reader, love my kindle and I have my head in a novel for hours daily : ) Mum used to say I'd read toilet paper if it was printed- it wasn't, so i had to contend myself with the back and sides of the cereal packets. I've always Needed to read and we had few books when i was a child hence my penchant for reading anything including adverts then... I review mainly contemporary, erotic and paranormal romance books though dystopian and urban fantasy also appeal. I'm currently rated around the 300 mark on amazon.co.uk for my reviews. I try to keep them structured and to say what I do and don't like about a book so other readers can use my review as a guide to whether they may enjoy the book.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

jeannie's house renovation

buying a new home, updating, making suitable for a wheelchair user. ( Me!)

jeannie's art adventures

my adventure with acrylic pouring artworks

Danny Clark - Artist

Nothing you probably haven't already seen.

barn conversion blog

Saving a piece of local history and creating our dream home

Emme Cross

Totally Addictive Romance Novels

Kelly's Book Blog

Romance book reviews! I'm a book lover, speed reader and reviewer!

Reads and Treats

Satisfying Books and Scrumptious Eats

jeannie zelos product reviews

Jeannie's honest thoughts on products bought or received for review purpose.

By Hook Or By Book

Book Reviews, News, and Other Stuff

So, I Read This Book Today

Editing, Proofreading, Reviewing and Other Stuff

Book Junkiez

The place where book addicts go for their book fix!

Hit or Miss Books

Honest reviews for children's, middle grade, teen and adult books.

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

A Writer's Life For Me.

Blog of Author Mishka Jenkins

Book Gossips

We are four cousins hailing from Australia. Love of books runs in our family and we have decided to share our exhilirating gossip sessions with you. Here you can find book reviews from multiple genres, bringing you the best of buzz worthy popular fiction.

Brandy L Rivers

New York Times and USA Today Best selling Author

%d bloggers like this: