Released: June 3, 2014
Genre: Erotic romance
Publisher: SJ Molloy
Reviewed by Sarah
On the flap: This is the ultimate romantic love story. This is the most tragic love story.
A life of Love. A life with Love. His Love.
The Love ~ L’amore.
File I for intense. Lexi and Lucca’s relationship is so intense and all-consuming, they barely have time to catch their breath.
File E for earth-shattering. Lexi is about to experience the sexiest, earth-shattering eroticism with her insatiable Italian God, Lucca.
Lucca builds Lexi’s confidence and encourages her to lose her inhibitions with his ‘ask-get’ approach. He teaches her to ask for the desires that she lusts for, and he’s all too willing to give her his sexual gifts of the day.
They have no boundaries.
They have each other.
They live for one another.
File T for timeless. Their love transcends time. He is her always. She is his forever.
Lucca promises to love, cherish, support, and protect his dolcezza. Recent discoveries leave Lexi feeling anxious and uncertain, until Lucca indulges her in romance, adoration, and tender loving care. They plan for their future and everything appears to be getting brighter.
Until darkness prevails …
The tormentor of her dreams.
The devil in disguise.
The uprising of Michael Parks.
Michael has unfinished business, and his resurrection will rewrite Lexi and Lucca’s destiny forever. He wants revenge and will stop at nothing until he has it. Dark black was the colour of her life … and is the colour of her afterlife.
Alexis Evangeline Robertson is going straight to Hell.
After the desires of lust …
And the sweetness of love …
And the flicker of light …
Fate has brought Lucca and Lexi together. Can fate take L’amore away?
This is the second book in the Luminara series, and you need to read the first to understand what’s happening in this installment.
The story picks up with Lexi settling down with Lucca after their Italian vacation and engagement. She’s now making the move into his Castello de Caruso. They have to continue to learn how to live and communicate with one another. Lexi has progressed remarkably since being introduced as a shy and timid woman in Lussuria. She has become more firm in her beliefs and her ability to speak up. She’s also more comfortable around strange men.
Lucca continues to be his domineering, yet loving self. It’s clear he always has Lexi’s best interests at heart but he sometimes goes about it in the wrong way. He also has an issue when he gets overly stressed of not talking to Lexi but instead drinking too much.
With a large cast of supporting characters you’d think you get lost but truthfully they grow into their own and start to show individual personalities. They relate well to Lexi and Lucca and add to the story by showing the lessening of Lexi’s fears and the overall growth of the relationship.
Michael Parks, Lexi’s childhood torturer, is back. For a majority of this installment he’s very much in the background and only peripheral to the story; however, by the end he becomes the focus and even the catalyst to set up the third book.
This is a solid series filled with fairytale type romance and a side of erotica. It’ll be interesting to see how the past becomes the present in the next part.
Rating: 4 stars
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I have a large appetite for books with pensive alpha males. I tend to lean towards erotica and contemporary romance. I am completely addicted to my Kindle and feel naked when it’s not with me. If you have any recommendations, feel free to email them. I’m a single-ish woman with two crazy dogs. I also love football and basketball. Living in Oklahoma City, my teams are the Thunder and Sooners.