Thursday, August 14, 2014

Swoon Thursday #103 ~ Love Is Relative (Defining Love #1) by Haven Francis

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My Swoon for this week comes from:

Love Is Relative
(Defining Love #1)

Haven Francis

First - The Blurb:

Contains adult content. Suited for ages 17 and up

LOVE IS RELATIVE (Defining Love, Book One) 

When the one thing they want is the only thing they can't have, how far will Danny and Emily go to convince themselves that love is all that matters, even if it’s forbidden? 

When Emily Winters returns home she thinks she knows what she's getting into. She's had three years to accept the fact that her former best friend/ love of her life/ boyfriend of exactly one day, Danny Donovan, is no longer any of those things to her. 

In fact there is a good chance he hates her. There is an even better chance that he is her half-brother. 

She thinks she knows what she is coming home to, but what she finds is the utter devastation that Danny's life has become thanks to the chain of events that Emily's mother set in motion three years ago. Danny has lost everything and Emily doesn't recognize the cold-hearted bad boy that Danny has become. 

She can only resist his temptation for so long before the line that separates right from wrong becomes blurry and negotiable as she and Danny try to navigate around it. 

When life in the small town of River Bluff becomes too much to handle, Danny and Emily are finally forced to deal, not only with their present, but also their past. When the truth of their sibling status is revealed will it tear them apart or allow them to finally be together in the only way they know how? 

Second - The Swoon:

"Oh, God," he murmurs against my lips before taking the bottom one in his. It hurts; the pressure inside of me, his wet lips on mine. My hand moves to his hair and I have to fight to not pull too hard. His hand moves to the back of my neck and pulls me deeper into the his mouth. His tongue pushes against mine, I push right back. I can't get deep enough; I can't get enough of him. He hardens against my leg and I feel my moan all the way to the pit of my stomach. This feels so painfully good. Our mouths inside of each others feels so unfairly perfect.

Okay, I'm on the fence with this one. There were parts I liked. And parts I didn't. Without giving away any spoilers, that's all I can give you folks! I'll leave it to you to judge this one for yourselves.

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Okay, so what do you think?
If you liked my Swoon, please leave a comment below!


  1. Oooh... it is a good swoon though, too bad you aren't sure about it.

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    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

  2. Sorry you are on the fence with this one.... but that is a lovely swoon!

    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

  3. Aww, so unfairly perfect, I love it :D Great swoon choice, Marilyn!!

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    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

  4. I did enjoy that swoon! Sorry you aren't too sure about this one though. :)

  5. I'm sorry the story has you on the fence, but I love the swoon. Thanks for sharing, Marilyn!

  6. Sorry the book wasn't the best. Great swoon choice though! I think I have this book waiting on my shelf as well...maybe. Bad I can't remember lol. Thank you for sharing I may move this book back a bit.