Sunday, July 22, 2012
REVIEW: Giving It Up by Amber Lin
Title: Giving It Up
Author: Amber Lin
Date Published: 6/18/12
Allie prowls the club for a man who will use her hard and then ditch her. Hey, it's not rape if she wants it. Instead she finds Colin, who looks tough but treats her tenderly, despite her protests.
He tempts her, but kindness and a few mindblowing orgasms aren't enough to put her back together again. Allie has no hope for a real relationship. Two years ago her best friend betrayed her in the worst possible way – she’d be stupid to trust a man again. Besides, she has her daughter to think of, the only good thing to have come from that dark night.
But when her rapist returns, threatening her sanity and custody of her daughter, Allie turns to Colin. Under his protection and patient touch, Allie begins to heal and learns to hope. Colin’s no saint, though, and his criminal past draws danger of its own. Allie must fight to protect her child and the man she loves, hoping her newfound power will be enough to save them all.
My Rating: 4.5 *'s
Sometimes what you think you need and what you actually need are two very different things. That really rings true with this story.
Allie was raped by someone she trusted and ever since has used one night stands and aggressive sex to deal.
She is such a easy character to connect with. You understand why she does what she does and just want her to find her happily ever after.
Colin is one hot man. I love the fact that while he is dominant and alpha he has no problem twisting things to torment Allie. I love the way that their encounters unfold and let me tell you they are HOTT!
Adding in a bit of suspense with the arrival with the arrival of her rapest and former best friend, Amber Lin does an amazing job of combining a HOTT Erotic Tale with something deeper than most erotic novels out there. I will definitely be reading more from her in the future.