Saturday, January 4, 2020

Review: This Life I

This Life I This Life I by Cara Dee
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This isn't your normal Cara Dee story. MM full of heart and hope. Grabs you right in the feels.
Nope it's a MF crime story, with fake relationship, two people who are going to f*ck each other over at first chances, annnnnddd they are both virgins.

Yeah, Yeah, count me in on this one.

Explaining what I loved about this story is like explaining to people why you are watching reality TV in earnest. It's a big train wreck. Over the top characters. You laugh at completely inappropriate times. And yet you want more. Seriously this is Finn and Emilia's story. Finn is not the perfect mobster with a heart of gold type. Oh no. He is a murderer and a thief. He couldn't care less about doing the right thing. It's doing the thing that will earn him money, loyalty and power. I think that's why I fell in love with this character so far. Because he was so unapologetically an asshole. Then there is Emilia. She wants out. Out of her life, get a leg up. She knows 'trying hard' and you'll get the brass ring isn't going to work out for this girl. So damn straight she takes up Finn's offer.

But when they are together - as much as they loathe the other - there is undeniable chemistry between them. You literally root for these two knuckheads to fall in love because they deserve it. This story has all the humor, sexy times and flying bullets you could imagine from a crime/mafia romance story.

Cara has promised a series. And like any Cara book it's worth the wait. I ended the book immediately wanting II. I know when it comes, I'll be devouring these two all over again.

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