Monday, July 5, 2010

Review: Love's Unselfish by Destiny Blaine

Love's Unselfish Gift by Destiny Blaine

Sports Wives Book #5
Published By: Siren-Bookstrand, Inc.
[Ménage Amour: Erotic Contemporary Ménage a Trois Romance, M/F/M, May-December, BDSM, sex toys] Book Blurb: Marco Giovanni adores his wife Suzy and he loves her enough to let her go, taking extreme measures to protect her. Faking his own death, Marco runs away from the checkered past he’s always tried to hide. He leaves behind a letter asking his brother to protect and love Suzy.

Alanzo Giovanni knows Suzy is the only woman for him. When his brother dies, and long before he realizes Marco’s death is a hoax, Alanzo tells Suzy they belong together. Battling inner demons, Suzy drowns in her sorrow, unsure if she can take another chance on finding happiness.

By the time Marco resurfaces, Alanzo and Suzy are weathering the storm of a rocky love affair. In the end a new love emerges, and the ménage relationship Suzy has always wanted is suddenly within her reach.

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I was asked to review this book by Strictly Reviews... However, all thoughts and comments regarding this book are solely mine!

I do not judge short stories on the rush of their relationships, because they are just that - short stories. So, yes the relationships always could have been drawn out more, yea it seems like they fall in love to fast and of course the story could have been made longer... but it is a short story. So with that said.... here is my review...

I have to say that this book blew me away. I was really touched with this book. This story touched me so much, I had tears in my eyes a few times. Remember, this is a short story, but it has just the right amount of emotion without being to much. Ms. Blaine provoked enough emotion from me to redeem Suzy from any pass discretion.

Imagine the love of your life gone one day... The man that makes you blood boil, makes you weak in your knees, makes your heart beat a little faster, gets you a little hot under the panties... Now imagine him gone... But in front of you stands his identical twin brother... Looks, sounds, and feels just like him... What would you do?? How do you think you would feel??

Well, Suzy is faced with a decision to move on with her life. There had to be life after Marco right?? The path she chose was not the best... she fell back to the old Suzy... but could you blame her... The decisions being made for her - were not made by her... So, did they truly know what was best for her, did they have her heart in mind, or did they really even care about what she wanted?

Suzy really showed true emotion in this book and I was very proud of the woman she became. Ms. Blaine penned Suzy's character very real, with real problems, with real emotions! I was a little scare that "you can't teach an old dog new tricks" would have happened to Suzy. I was worried that I would wind up hating Suzy and who she was.... But I commend her for the person she became!! And yes, you can teach an old dog new tricks!! To find out the tricks she learned... You will have to read!

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  1. I agree, shorts are just that - sometimes they work, sometimes they dont..

    This one seem to click for you- I have read other series by this author and have enjoyed her style..

    Cool round up hon..


  2. Must be good if just from a little she still manages to get a lot of emotions out of the reader

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  4. Great review Cecile.
    Now I'm looking forward to starting this book :)

  5. Ah stories that make us cry. Love them! Nice review. :)

  6. That is quite the dilemma and makes me ponder; what would I do? I can only imagine the emotional impact created and you've definitely triggered my curiousity ;) Have a great monday, hope your 4th of July was with family and friends (((hugs)))

  7. Erotic Horizon!! Hey there lady!!! How have you been? Sometimes they work.. and Sometimes they don't! I do agree with you! And I do have to say I was very skeptical of Suzy... but she came through for me!

    Blodeuedd! Hey honey! This was a good story!! I hope you give it a shot! I hope you had a great weekend!

    elaing8! Hey hon! Thank you... I can not wait to see what you think of this book!!!

    Fiction Vixen! Hey honey! Thanks for poppin on over today! Ohh this story really threw me for a loop when I started crying... It really surprised me! For the good!

    Chris! Hey honey! I hope all is well and you had a great weekend!

  8. Leontine! Hey honey!!!!
    Oh man, let me tell you... These two books left me with all sorts of emotions. But in the end... it was... Awwwwww. I watched Suzy, even though she is an older woman, grow up... We watch her learn and blossom into a wonderful person! It truly was a good two books! You know that is my job... to pique your interest... LOL!!!!
    Hugs to you honey!!!

  9. Uhm, are these the same Marco and Suzy as in bk 4 with the huge age difference? And is his brother as young as he is? I really hope he isn't a teenager anymore. ;D
    I hope you had a great weekend, hon! :)

  10. Eyre! Hey honey! I hope you had a great weekend! Thanks for coming over and reading the review!!

    Janna! Hey honey!!! I hope you had a great weekend!!! I had a great weekend! My hubs came home for the weekend!

    Yes, this is the same Suzy and Marco! And yea... they have aged a bit, lol... And they are like a good fine wine that gets better with age, lol!!! Oh man oh man!!!
    I was a little unsettled with the age thing too, but as I read, it was really good!!! Thanks for coming over honey!!

    Uhm, are these the same Marco and Suzy as in bk 4 with the huge age difference? And is his brother as young as he is? I really hope he isn't a teenager anymore. ;D
    I hope you had a great weekend, hon! :)

  11. OMG...what a great review...and I'd say the author has to really know her craft to be able to draw that kind of emotion from her reader in such a short story!


    I will try me best to find and buy this book. It's sounds awesome!

    big hugs Babe!
    Talk soon (I've got lots to tell you)

  12. *waves* Hi Cecile!!

    Your last paragraph has me intrigued...I had no idea there was a book about sports wives. I like the books about sports players, I may like this too :)

  13. Houston A.W. Knight! Hey honey! Ohhh gosh, I am so glad that you could make it here (you are causing trouble again at Mr. V's place...)! Thank you for your kind words honey! I just try to give the most honest review I can.. And call it like I see it!

    Patti (Book Addict)! ***waves to my dear friend** How are you?? I hope all is well honey! Oh honey, you know that is my job... to intrigue you, lmbo!! Hope you have a great weekend!

  14. An emotional menage that sounds like it might turn into a long term relationship? Now that is the kind of short story I like to read.

    Thank you for the review! Miranda

  15. Sweet! Hey honey!! Yeah, this was an emotional menage! But I think it would something of interest to you!


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