Thursday, April 2, 2015

Swoon Thursday #132 ~ Hold on Tight (Sea Breeze #8) by Abbi Glines

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My Swoon for this week comes from:

Hold on Tight
(Sea Breeze #8)
Abbi Glines

First - The Blurb:

Six years ago, Dewayne Falco's life changed. He lost someone he never expected to lose. Resigned to punish himself for something he felt he could have prevented, he goes through life without getting too close to anyone.

What he didn't expect was for the girl across the street to move back home and remind him of what they both lost: Dewayne's younger brother Dustin. However, when a miniature version of Dustin opens the door to greet him, Dewayne realizes he might not have lost everything after all.

Sienna Roy loved Dustin Falco most of her life. He was the boy next door, the high school basketball star and her best friend. But when his life was cut short, she realized he left a part of himself behind.

Now, she's back in Sea Breeze, thankful to have a home for her and Dustin's son, but not sure if she can ever forgive the people across the street who abandoned her when she needed them the most — The Falcos.

Betrayal, lies, and forbidden attraction might end Dewayne and Sienna's story before it's even begun.

Second - Two of my favorite quotes:

"You’re one of the best men I know. You wear your tats and piercings and those damn leather bracelets that only you could get away with. But inside you are one big teddy bear. When someone you love needs you, there is nothing you won’t do for them. When I needed you, you were always there. I’ve never questioned your heart. It’s made of f***ing gold, and we all know it. We laugh at your crude jokes and snide comments because we know they mean nothing. It’s part of your shield. Underneath, I don’t know many men that compare. You’re one of the best, Dewayne. One of the best."
...words spoken by a friend.

Yep, this pretty much sums up Dewayne.

"I’d just known I wanted her happy. It was important to me.
But I knew why now. She was special. The kind of special that is hard to find in this life. The kind of special most people don’t get to touch. It’s the rare kind that, when you find it, you know it’s worth fighting for."

Dewayne may not look like it on the outside, but deep down, he is one sweet guy. And he loves Sienna with a passion.

And Finally - The Swoon:

I reached  up and grabbed his arms to keep myself from melting into a puddle on the floor. Dewayne Falco's mouth was very talented, and the second his tongue slipped along my bottom lip, I opened up for him and was lost.The minty taste of him consumed me as he nibbled and explored my mouth. I just held on. It was all I could do. My entire body was under his command. I couldn't think coherently. Nothing had ever been like this. Ever.

How could I not like this book. The 8th in the Sea Breeze series, it kept me completely captivated just like it's predecessors. 

My Rating: 5 out of 5

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


  1. Oh, that first quote! And mmm that swoon! Thanks for sharing. I really need to start this series :D

  2. I haven't read this one yet. I go on Abbi Glines breaks and then marathons. Right now we are a break.

    My Swoon

  3. Wow! The synopsis sounds really intense O_O I like the swoons you chose, Marilyn - especially the third one ;D

    Have a fabulous week :)

    Check out my swoon post!

  4. Gah! Yes, i really need to get back to this series. I've gotta meet Dewayne and his tattoos and talented mouth. :)

  5. I LOVE Abbi Glines! She writes such awesome books! <3

  6. I love the idea for this meme! I might have to join in...

    Btw, I'm your newest follower...great to "meet" you. :)

  7. LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT!!!! Thank you so much for sharing. Do you have to read the whole series to read this one? Great swoon!

  8. Sigh... I so need to read Dewaynes book, he sounds so good!

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