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Review: Being Me by Lisa Renee Jones

August 24th, 2014 by Debbie's World of Books

Being Me by Lisa Renee Jones

Source: Purchased myself

Publication date: June 11, 2013

Publisher: Gallery Books

Rating: ★★★★☆

Series: Inside Out #2

About the book: Fascinated by the dark fantasies in the journals she’s discovered, and the two men who have now found a place in her life, Sara McMillan finds herself torn between her new life and her past. Now, more than ever, Sara identifies with the lost journal writer, Rebecca, and is certain that something sinister has happened.

In the arms of the sexy, tormented artist Chris Merit, Sara seeks answers about Rebecca and ends up discovering things about herself she never knew existed. Chris forces Sara to reconsider who she is and what she truly wants from life, but not before his dark desires threaten to tear them apart. Her boss, Mark Compton, offers her the shelter to understand just what those needs mean to her, and what they might have meant to Rebecca, but can she trust him to lead her to a final conclusion to Rebecca’s story?

My Review

If you read my review of If I Were You then you know I loved that book so much that I immediately bought not only Being Me but also Revealing Us. For the most part Being Me certainly did not disappoint.

In If I Were You I was pretty sure Rebecca was dead but honestly couldn’t figure out who the culprit was. Normally these types of mysteries are pretty straight forward and I can guess about half way through the book. Here I wasn’t sure. Was it Chris? Was it Mark? Was it someone else? So I loved getting to know Chris and what dark secret he hid and I had to admit I fell for him. Yes, he has issues and yes he is controlling and yet he manages to come across as loving and trying to give Sarah her freedom and still sexily in control. Sarah also manages to still come across as a strong woman and not a doormat (though there were some times I questioned her common sense.). And most surprising to me was Mark. I couldn’t stand him in the first book because he just came off as a controlling ass but I admit by the end of this one I actually started to like him as well.

The story itself was as gripping as the first book and this one was a read in one sitting book as well. The only reason I dinged it one start instead of giving it 5 stars was I found the ending a little too out of the blue for my tastes. I don’t want to say more and ruin the story so I will leave it at that. It was awesome enough that if I didn’t have to get some work done and actually need sleep after staying up all night two days in a row to read the first two you could be sure I would be devouring Revealing Us.

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Posted in 4 Star Books, Books, Erotica, Romance

One Response

  1. [email protected] cats & burning soup

    Oh yay at Mark winning you over some. I just love him! I really liked that she had me guessing for so long as well. Pretty impressive. Glad to see you’re enjoying them 😀

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