Blue-Eyed Devil (#31 on our Top Romances List) reading Sugar Daddy, Lisa Kleypas’s first foray into contemporary writing, I was eager. Scenes of domestic abuse and the journey to recovery make Kleypas’s modern romance anything but fluff. A Wellesley grad and daughter of a. Blue-Eyed Devil Lisa Kleypas When Haven Travis defies her father’s wishes by marrying college boyfriend Nick Tanner, she is determined that.
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I was kind of mad at her father for being so overbearing towards her. I absolutely loved Hardy and Haven together.
That their respective broken areas make them fit together so much better. Oh, and casual sexism. The teenage girl that now occupies this old ladies body still swoons a little bit every time I even think about Hardy Cates as a teenager. Southern accent with a twist quoting Wikipedia. Sometimes you come across a book that leaves you speechless. Oh, what a man. But I loved how Haven had blus doubts about Hardy and was ready to fight for her man!
Hardy listened to Haven and tried to be what she needed.
When she meets Hardy Cates again, she is pulled again into his snare once more. Thanks for telling us about the problem. But I guess it was meant to be that Hardy took care of that! But Haven was not the sort of person I could see myself becoming friends with. I truly believed that to be the case. Recommended to Miss Kim by: I could identify with Haven’s tendency to want to make others happy, often at her own expense. The first half of glue book dedicated to Haven’s disaster of a marriage to an abusive brute was very frightening.
He may lias like an asshole eyef the end of that b The second time reading this story I enjoyed it even more. He’s a self-made millionaire who comes from the wrong side of the tracks. I knew from the cover copy that Haven was headed for a rough time with her husband and the book lived klepyas to that expectation.
I wish I was gif-talented, because this deserves a few choice ones.
How he took everything of value from her, and it wasn’t enough. This story is about two people who don’t know their designated place bblue life, so they drift wherever the wind takes them, persuing random avenues and finally finding their place in it’s other’s arms.
Be forewarned that a rape takes place in this book thanks Kim for telling me in advance! He reached out and pulled the sides of the shirt closed, an used the backs of his fingers to stroke my cheek. I didn’t get that from her. How could you disappoint me like this? And fun to see her connect with Hardy. But Blue-Eyed Devil book 2 is brilliant. Haven first meets Hardy at her brother Gage’s wedding when she slips devi, the wine cellar.
When he throws her out after a particularly abusive night, Haven has finally had enough and walks to the nearest grocery store where she calls her oldest brother, Gage, to come get her. But the one who breathed life back into her was Hardy.
We read a lot about how amazing Hardy and Haven are together, but we don’t get to actually see it. I wasn’t sure I would like this story because of Hardy. The chemistry between Haven and Hardy is phenomenal.
I only wish the next chapter had carried on this light-hearted romantic theme. Continuing story where secondary characters from the first book become the main focus in subsequent books. This was so much better, though, as it becomes clear how very much he needs Haven even as we know that she needs him. She marries, Nick, a total a-hole who abuses her progressively until he ends up beating the shit out of her and then eventually raping her and leaving her to die.
Jun 26, Didi rated it it was amazing Shelves: Apr 02, Chan rated eyex liked it. As I’m not from Texas or even America, it took a little more effort listening.
Oh boy, he made my heart flutter. Trivia About Blue-Eyed Devil Their chemistry starts off strong, then lulls, then comes back full force.
Blue-Eyed Devil is, in essence, a continuation of the first book more so than most sequelspicking up where the first leaves off and maintaining significant involvement of many of the original characters. On the other hand, how can we skip through the bad parts of life that help us to be who we were meant to become, that make us strong, so we can get to the good parts? He’s gorgeous, rich, charming with enough vulnerability to make you fall in love with his character.
And on Texan’s behalf too. Oh, give the girl a break. And Hardy Cates, a family enemy, is the last person she needs darkening her door or setting her soul on fire.