Breaking Out by Lydia Michaels
Second in the darkly compelling, sexually-charged contemporary romance trilogy, in which two men vie for the mind, body, and heart of a woman who may never give in to their wishes—or her own…
Evelyn “Scout” Keats has left behind her painful past of surviving on the streets, and is now living in the luxurious penthouse master suite of Hotel Patras with her lover, billionaire Lucian Patras. But what she doesn’t know is the price Lucien paid for her freedom.
To protect Scout’s life, Lucian cut a deal with a dangerous man from her past, Parker Hughes. He swore to stay away from her for thirty days, even though he knows Parker will be fighting to keep them apart for good and take Scout as his own.
Yet neither man realizes that Scout is not about to be used as a prize or a bargaining chip for any man’s power play—and she falls back on her hard-earned self-respect and courage to show both men that the only person she truly needs is herself.
But Lucien has other plans…
4.5 AMAZING STARSBreaking Out picked up right after Falling In. Lucian Patras is the owner of The Patras hotel and several other developments. Evelyn Keats was a maid at his hotel and ended up being the woman of Lucian’s dreams. Everything is going great between the new couple until a deal that Lucian made a few months previous, finally comes back up and rips him in half. Always a man of his word, Lucian holds up his end of the deal, breaking the one woman he loves heart in the process.
“Rain never lasted forever. After every harsh winter she’d experienced from the outside looking in, there came a rebirth of life. It seemed that was al Scout had ever done, get reborn time and time again.”
And Lucian, always so sure of himself and confident. Seeing him broken and missing Evelyn was hard. I could see how much he truly loved her, but I still wanted to smack him for “being a man of his word”!!!!
“No, I want her because I love her, because without her I’m incomplete. She makes me a better person. She grounds me. Being with her is nothing like being with Monique or anyone else for that matter. She’s….perfect.”
So there are obviously so many other amazing things in this book but I don’t want to spoil anything!
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