Title MasteredSeries The Enforcers 1Author Maya BanksRelease 29th December 2015Cliffhanger Yes
HEA View Spoiler Na view spoiler na spoiler Evangeline has just been and humiliated by her boyfriend To make matters worse he breaks up with her and criticizes her after taking her virginity Her friends ffer her a VIP pass to the hottest club in NYC Impulse and concoct a plan for her to run into her ex looking perfect so he can realize what he is missing Like all good plans they don t exactly workout as perfectly and instead The Year After of begging for forgiveness he attacks her Drake is a successful business man andwner f Impulse he is immediately drawn to Evangeline She Is Beautiful But Way Too Innocent is beautiful but way too innocent be in a club like Impulse Since she already has his attention he watches Evangeline s ex and immediately intervenes After saving and interacting with Evangeline Drake decides he wants Evangeline as a submissive Evangeline is completely clueless to this world but decides to give Drake a chance to do something for herself and live a little I don t care how many times this plot line is run there is something about these stories I just love While I did enjoy Mastered I didn t love it like I usually do I am not sure if it is just timing r me but Evangeline was so weak throughout the majority Sailing Promise: Around the World on a Catamaran of the story Drake was this domineering force in the beginning but when it came to Evangeline he was constantly cowering to her Don t get me wrong it is a fantastic trait in a character but it just didn t fit with the idea I had in my head I felt like Drake would actn something then had to constantly explain and reassure EvangelineObviously I enjoyed Mastered and I am very eager for the rest f their story but when you go into a story expecting ne thing and get another it just throws you Hunter's Moon off sometimes This isne Prince of Lies of those cases and I am surether readers will not be as distracted by these things ARC kindly provided in exchange for an honest review I am a big fan Slow Dance of Maya Banks but this book was really disappointing it was just so predictable boring and yet anotherver done dominant Alpha male Billionaire Drake Donovan with his sexy side kicks Maddox Silas justice and Zander who always gets what he wants and he wants Evangeline an innocent country girl who moved to the big city to work in a bar to support her sick parents back home Evangeline s character is a boring air head and Drake wants to mold her into his sex slave you would get L'arcobaleno negli occhi outf having a tooth pulled at the dentist than this book Narrated by the sexy voice Postcards from Vermont: A Social History, 1905-1945 of Jeremy York and even his talent couldn t save this DNF 59%There were so many things wrong with this book I don t even know where to start Genre EroticaType Book 1f The Enforcers seriesPOV Third PersonRating Drake Donovan was a successful businessman One Fire On The Mountain of his many ventures was a nightclub called Impulse wherenly people with the right look and the right connection would ever allowed in Being successful meant never showing weakness and he never did until an impressionable young woman stepped into his clubEvangeline Hawthorn was not supposed to be there but a push by her best friends brought her to Impulse Polska only to be humiliated by an unexpected turnf event It brought her face to face with the commanding Drake and sucked into his world headfirst without completely realizing what she signed up for What first attracted me to this book was the BDSM element the promise Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology of dominance and submission discovering their limits and pushing boundaries There were plentyf instances where A Novel Without Lies one character venturing into new territory but it was lightern the BDSM side She was dizzy balancing Wyrm on the razor s edge between pain and pleasure and Drake was apparently an expert in knowing a woman s limits Evangeline was sheltered and innocent Her mentality seems younger than her actual age However she was matured in the sensef responsibility working hard to make sure she provided for her family I respect that part I Am Ocilla of her but the most part she was too meek for my liking Drake was always in control in every aspectf his life but he wasn t a tyrant He was Effie: The Passionate Lives of Effie Gray, John Ruskin and Millais open and understanding to the needsf not Peppermint Tea only her but the people around him in generalAs mentioned the BDSM elements was a little too tame There were hardly anything that pushed eitherf their limits much But thank god for the Manuel scene I d say it saved the day haha Evangeline was innocent na ve sweet to her bones and as genuine as they came Story wise if you like books about hot successful mogul and their young impressionable ladies this Sunny Holiday one would appeal to you Personally I think it was anverused trope and it needed something to keep it fres. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Zhang Xin: On the Return to China of the Breathless Trilogy comes the first novel in the Enforcers series a bold new direction in erotic romance that explores the games men and women play and the price they’re willing to pay for pleasureWhat he wants he takes with no remorser guilt She stood ut in his club like a gem unspoiled and untouched A lamb among wolves she clearly didn’t belong Drawn to her innocence he watched as. ,
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Book Was The Pace And Length For A Book Of was the pace and length For a book f length I thought we would have a complete story Unfortunately now it has become a two part book f a standalone series I think everything could have been compressed and fit into ne book because the story lacked arc It plateaued from about the moment they agreed to be together until almost the very end The cliffhanger ending was actually pretty good The Eureka Street overall would have been better if the journey towards there was tightened NoteI love Silas I hope he is still getting hiswn book because I am intrigued by his story In fact I like all Turkestan Solo: A Journey Through Central Asia of the secondary characters in this book because they added dimension to the bookBooks in the series For reviewsrevealsgiveaways visit This is a cruel prank right Someone please tell me that Maya Banks did not write thisI refuse to believe itI have read almost every single book that she has written the Breathless series numerous times I refuse to accept that she could write such a horrible book horribleSo below her standardf writing that I don t even know what to sayThe book was complete filler with not an unce f substance Way too far fetched to the point I nostri giorni con Anna of serious eye rolling too many characters to follow becausef the bad writing I could go Ferrugem Americana on andnDoes anyone even know a single thing about Drake besides him Storie ciniche owning a night club and possibly being a bad guy Not me and the book wasver 300 pagesI swear it was like reading a first time author who was giving this genre the Party in the Blitz ole college tryAny true Maya Banks fan will feel the same way it s impossible not toSo do yourself a favor if you are a true fanf her work spare yourself the major disappoint you will feel after you ve paid 10 to read such a horrible book Sorry to be so harsh but there are few authors The Russians Tender Lover (The Sisterhood, out there that you can countn writing amazing books and Maya Banks was Fred Cress: Stages onef themuntil now 1 StarThis review is actually painful for me to write Why Because I used to love this author I adored her Sweet series and her early KGI series so I know what she s capable f This book I felt like I was reading an entirely different author I never thought I d read a worse take n Ds than FSoG but this took the cake I kept reading in the hopes that it ll get better and regretted that fully when I finished Also the mere fact that the term f endearment angel is used almost 200 times had my eye twitching the entire time Allow me to really break down my thought process here and in doing so
this will containwill contain It can t be helped Since I still can t form coherent thoughts n everything that didn t work for me let s do this in the form Enquanto a Inglaterra dorme of a uiz I ll give you 2 scenarios along with my reaction and let you be the judgeYou re a special snowflake that s idealistic and super sweet After holdingn to your virginity until you finally gave to a worthy man who then proceeds to unceremoniously dump you you re heartbroken Your friends say the best thing to do is to dress up in your best duds go to an exclusive club BY YOURSELF and show him what he s missing Your reactions isA Demean yourself thoroughly because you re nothing special and shouldn t have even tried to get a man but go anywayB Allow your girlfriends to dress you up and then go Happy Ever After: Escaping Narrative Traps About How to Live out drinking somewhere TOGETHERMy reaction You go to said club and get accosted by your douchenozzlef an ex and borderline assaulted by him The mysterious Werewolf PTA ownerf the club Drake that saw all this The Little Demon on his monitors calls you up to hisffice and has his bodyguards come down to escort you YouA Go up there because you re completely subservient see the Prince From Her Past owner and realize how hot he is and then allow him to go downn you Vademecum Per Gli Operatori Nei Beni Culturali Ecclesiastici on his desk barely a hot minute after entering hisfficeB Go up there then kindly thank the Chicana Falsa: And Other Stories of Death, Identity, and Oxnard owner for hisffer Mass Murders of cunnilingus but tell him you won t let him near your specialyster without at least knowing his medical clearance spank you very muchMy reactionAfter the hot encounter Drake demands to see you again but doesn t bother asking you He tells you that you will be at his house tomorrow at 7 When you don t show up because you have to work he sends his bodyguard to bring you to him after your shift ends at 4am YouA Go with them because it d be rude not toB Flip the guard the bird then proceed to your bed because it s freaking 4 amMy reactionDrake tells you that he wants to be your lord and master your complete submission without doubt uestion Blessed Are You Who Believed or knowing fuck all about him He wants you to uit work he will financially support your struggling parents buy you a house and give you two million dollars All after meeting himnceYour reactionA Put up a half hearted. She was surrounded by men who saw what he did but no ne but him could touch her He summoned her to his private uarters He sensed her fear He also recognized the desire in her eyes And he knew she wouldn’t leave before he possessed her She had no need to know his secrets Not until he had her under his complete and utter control What he wants she isn’t sure she can give him The moment he told her want he wanted she couldn’t resist Ins.
Maya Banks Ò 0 CHARACTERSAttempt to argue but give in anyway because there s just *something about the way he makes you feelB Tell him you * about the way he makes you feelB Tell him you take his 2 mil and promise not to report his ass to the policeMy reactionYour Lord and Master Drake has lots f bodyguards They re all broody and intimidating so youA Make them cupcakes and make them all fall in love with you because you re such a speeshul snowflake and they can t help but fall for your self depreciating idealistic and naive waysB Wonder what the hell it is that Drake does that he needs so many men guarding himMy reactionI have none at this point because I give upYour
best friends are rightfully concerned about your uick capitulation After you drop everything including yourfriends are rightfully concerned about your uick capitulation After you drop everything including your where you live with your roommates and your job Buried Secrets onef them visits you and proceeds to interrogate Drake and his intentions and threaten him to never hurt you Your reaction isA Dress them down because how dare they slightly insult Operación Primicia: el ataque de Montoneros que provocó el golpe de 1976 onef the bodyguards you just met three minutes ago And also how dare they not be happy for you and uestion your uestionable and naive decision making How Dare TheyB Think that clearly you have badass friends and you had a moment Why Pandas Do Handstands of insanity then follow them homeMy reactionSPOILER ALERTYour Lord and Master Drake decides to bring in a total stranger to have sex with you while he watches because that s his will and he s convinced you d enjoy it You ve never metr heard f this manYouA Hop n the bed and spread your legs while waxing poetically inside your mind about how wonderful Drake is and secretly enjoy the encounterB Slap the shit The List: el día en que mi vida cambió outf Drake kick the stranger in the balls and make a run for itMy reactionYou still have no clue about who Drake is what he does for a living r really any tiny detail about him So youA Give him your unwavering trust while telling him you hope to earn his eventuallyB Begin to uestion shit because you re normal and not a speeshul snowflakeMy reactionNow if you answered mostly A congratulations you re the heroine If that s something you can look past you d likely enjoy the book If you answered mostly B s dds are this book will be painful for you to read If you re me by now you want to want to unread everything you just experiencedMaya s characters have become almost caricatures Submission With a Stranger of themselves asf late They re either Shadow Commander: The Epic Story of Donald D. Blackburn-Guerrilla Leader and Special Forces Hero over the top ridiculously domineeringr bad ass r they re speeshul snowflakes that are so idealistic and naive they make you want to peel your wn skin The Rat and the Tiger off and throw it at something Mastered is the perfect examplef that There was nothing hot about the hero For me there s a very clear line between sexy and dominant and plain Pirate Princess old domineering and controlling He wants town the heroine minutes after meeting her and she s just dandy with that And that s not even touching the ridiculous Ds element Otogi Zoshi: Volume 1 of their relationship That s exactly the kind that givesther BDSM novels a bad name As for the ending I have no words None Will I be reading the next book Hell no That ending was enough to put me Arcadia off this series And as for this author I think sadly it s time we broke up I ve loved her early work but nonef her recent releases have been the same I kept waiting for the same Maya Banks that I came to love in years past but after 2 starring the last 3 books I read by her I think it s time to wave the white flag The Essential Elizabeth Montgomery: A Guide to Her Magical Performances of defeatI apologize for my long winded review but I couldn t help myself Now if you ll excuse me I mff to try to forget everything I just read ARC courtesy Il bicchiere scrivente of publisher in exchange for an honest reviewFind men This heroine was just unforgivably annoying She deserved that ending ARC provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review He tasted and smelled divine Hot alpha badass male Arrogant Confident And so yummy looking she couldn t fathom that she was standing in his Damaged office while he was thoroughly kissing her in a way she d never been kissed before It s no secret that I am Maya Banks fan ever since I read her Breathless Trilogy I was so excited and couldn t wait to get my handsn Mastered and meet Drake Donovan While I know there are some mixed reviews Table For Two on this book I happen to agree that yes there were scenes that had me uestioning the heroine s judgement and how realistic the story is BUT I did happen to find the story entertaining sexy hot and suspenseful Evangeline is a good girl from a small town who moved to New York inrder to financially support her parents whom are not able to support themselves due to their health and circumstances Evangeline s life consist Disney Manga: Descendants - The Rotten to the Core Trilogy Book 2 of work work and work So with a non existent social life she Not at all what I was expecting Unable to rate as so disappointe. Tinct told her to run but her heart said stay and walk the fine line between pleasure and pain Though she wasn’t sure she could ever completely surrender the primal partf her wanted to try even knowing this man could break her in ways she never imagined Because L'ispettore Alì al Trinity College once he possessed her hewned her and it would be too late to turn back She can Kejsarn av Portugallien only pray that he doesn’t destroy her in the endComing May 2016 The Enforcers Book II Dominated.