I am watching the new series and I read this and it is perfection! I love Bryan Fuller (still waiting for Hannibal to come back)!
I finished this book on Audible (via Kindle Unlimited– Claire Danes narrates and she is perfection!) the other day and now I’ve been binging the series on Hulu. It stays true to the essence of the book. I would highly recommend! Elizabeth Moss is amazing and I can’t wait for the next episode.
“I should probably warn you,” he says to me, placing quick kisses down my jaw, his stubble razing my skin, “that I can be bossy.”
This is my kind of contemporary romance. The kind that makes me swoon, blush and lust and check mark Will McAllister under my list of book boyfriends.
Jackie Phillips has not had an easy life. She’s a twenty-something year old single mother and all she wants is a fresh start. What she doesn’t expect is meeting Will. Will McAllister is seemingly too good to be true, if it wasn’t for the fact that he is 16 years her senior, her new boss and her father’s best friend.
I loved every page of this book. I love the chemistry between Jackie and Will. Will is perfection and you know, sometimes we just need the good guy to get the girl!
“Where there’s a Will there’s a way.”
Coming April 25 is Karina Halle’s new contemporary romance Before I Ever Met You. I am so looking forward to this!
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I am so excited for this!! I cannot wait to find out what happens next with the McQueens and Bernals!
From New York Times bestselling author Karina Halle comes DIRTY SOULS the much-anticipated, nail-biting conclusion to Black Hearts…
Violet McQueen has always been a sensitive soul. Troubled and misunderstood, she never realized her place in the world, nor her true potential…until she met Vicente Bernal.
From birth, Vicente Bernal has always known his place in the world – he’s been groomed to be a ruthless king. Yet for a man whose soul has become morally bankrupt, it’s only through Violet he’s realizing the worth of someone’s heart.
But at what cost?
With a deadly game set in motion taking them from the stark deserts of California to the steamy jungles of Mexico, Violet and Vicente’s forbidden relationship will be put to the test. Boundaries will be pushed, lines will be crossed and souls will get very, very dirty.
Because how do you choose between blood and love when both might get you killed?
Dirty Souls will be out March 17!!
History and her bad habit of repeating herself.
Black Hearts is book one of a duet spinoff of Karina Halle‘s must-read The Artists Trilogy series. It’s a standalone novel, so although you don’t have to read the previous books to enjoy it, I highly recommend you check those out if you haven’t!
Black Hearts picks up about twenty years after the end of the original series. Violet McQueen is photography student, trying to find her place out from under her parents’ shadow. Her mom, Ellie, a well-respected photographer and her dad, Camden, a tattoo artist, have always been more on the eccentric side, but life as she’s known it has been quite average. That is until she finds a letter that begins to unravel secrets from their past.
Vicente is very much his father’s son, though he would rather find his own way to live his life. When presented with the chance to go to America on his own, he jumps at the opportunity to not only discover more about his father from the woman who broke his heart but at his first real chance at freedom.
When these two meet, they are immediately drawn to one another, and that pull is magnetic. They begin the search for what really happened with their parents two decades prior…
I love the continuation of the McQueen and Bernal saga. This book is sexy, fun and is set in one of my favorite cities ever, San Francisco. I am so glad book two will be out next month! I need to know what happens next!
Black Hearts can be read as a standalone, and the followup novel Dirty Souls comes out March 17!
*ARC was provided to me for my honest review