- Amazon Digital Services
- Release Date
- June 2017
- Book 2 of Devils Wolves
Contemporary Romance, New Adult
He was the myth and the legend of our small town. But no one knew the truth... except me.
My childhood was stolen by a monster. I've forgotten what love feels like. What happiness feels like. What hope feels like. I am numb.
He's possibly as damaged as I am. Maybe even more. Scarred just as much on the inside as the outside. Just like me. He doesn't speak. He doesn't smile. He hides in the woods like an animal. I should be scared of him. But I'm not. He's the only one that has ever made me feel. And I want to make him feel, too.
Book Review by Pip (reviewer)
Jul 12, 2017 [ OFFICIAL REVIEW ]
28 people found the following review helpful
Carian Cole's TIED is so different from its predecessor that I don't quite know how to rate and review this.
If Tor and Kenzi were a couple with deliciously forbidden ties, Tyler and Holly are a different breed altogether: scarred, damaged and so screwed up in the head that I thought it would take a mountain of trying just to get them together. In fact, both Tyler and Holly have issues upon issues, years of festering guilt and self-doubt and put together, their combined baggage weight would break an elephant's back.
But like an oncoming train wreck, I couldn't look away. The pages kept turning and the slow burn kept burning, especially when it took that long a time to get trust (and by extension, touch and intimacy) to build between 2 scarred people. Ms. Cole is quite painstakingly thorough with this process, which I could definitely appreciate and the hiccups they faced along the way seemed sufficiently realistic for me to believe. Tyler/Holly is a pairing that had me skeptical at first, but the author does convince, to an extent, that healing can come in many forms and sometimes, that comes from another person who is as equally damaged as you.
It's in short, a completely unexpected read, intensely emotional and bordering on the dramatic at times, but different enough that I'll probably look at what else Carian Cole has in store for this series.
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