U o read If you re me by now you want Coal Run to wanto unread everything you just experiencedMaya s characters have become almost caricatures of Meditate Your Weight: Your 21-Day Retreat to Shed Pounds, Feel Great, and Lighten Up themselves as of late They re either overhe op ridiculously domineering or bad ass or hey re speeshul snowflakes A Brief History of Vice: How Bad Behavior Built Civilization that are so idealistic and naivehey make you want Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination to peel your own skin off andhrow it at something Mastered is Books for Living the perfect example ofhat There was nothing hot about he hero For me here s a very clear line between sexy and dominant and plain old domineering and controlling He wants Sand in the wind to ownhe heroine minutes after meeting her and she s just dandy with hat And hat s not even ouching he ridiculous Ds element of heir relationship That s exactly he kind Colossal - Volume 4 that gives other BDSM novels a bad name As forhe ending I have no words None Will I be reading Manor of Secrets the next book Hell no That ending was enougho put me off La nascita di Venere this series And as forhis author I hink sadly it s ime we broke up I ve loved her early work but none of her recent releases have been The Wire Cutters the same I kept waiting forhe same Maya Banks hat I came o love in years past but after 2 starring The Tattoo the last 3 books I read by her Ihink it s ime o wave he white flag of defeatI apologize for my long winded review but I couldn help myself Now if you ll excuse me I m off o ry o forget everything I just read ARC courtesy of publisher in exchange for an honest reviewFind me on This heroine was just unforgivably annoying She deserved hat ending ARC provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review He Ser Feliz É Fácil tasted and smelled divine Hot alpha badass male Arrogant Confident And so yummy looking she couldn fathom hat she was standing in his office while he was horoughly kissing her in a way she d never been kissed before It s no secret La Comida Me Cae Bien / A Method for Healthy Digestion that I am Maya Banks fan ever since I read her Breathless Trilogy I was so excited and couldn wait The Tristan Chord to get my hands on Mastered and meet Drake Donovan While I knowhere are some mixed reviews on his book I happen o agree The Non Violent Struggle for Freedom 1905-1919 that yeshere were scenes Sobrevivir al fracaso that had me uestioninghe heroine s judgement and how realistic he story is BUT I did happen o find Hair Love the story entertaining sexy hot and suspenseful Evangeline is a good girl from a smallown who moved The New Neighbors to New York in ordero financially support her parents whom are not able The Medicalization of Society: On the Transformation of Human Conditions into Treatable Disorders to supporthemselves due o heir health and circumstances Evangeline s life consist of work work and work So with a non existent social life she has her guards up But when she finally decided o ake a chance on dating she was humiliated when her boyfriend dumped her right after she gave him her virginity So when her friends decide it was ime for Evangeline o let loose and show her ex boyfriend what he had lost Evangeline never expected her one night at VIP exclusive club in NYC will lead her The Political Theory of the American Founding: Natural Rights, Public Policy, and the Moral Conditions of Freedom to Drake Donovan The price is you All of you I ll own you Every inch of you I m a man who is always in control of everything in my world My world my rules And you haveo play by my rules I especially demand control when it comes o he women in my bed Do you understand what I m Dancing with Strangers: Europeans and Australians at First Contact telling you Drake Donovan is your sexy very dominant and controlling alpha male He likeshings World Music to be done with order and precision So when Evangeline catches his eye he wants her and won stop ill he claims her Instantly he akes control of Evangeline s life He moved her into his apartment provides for her financially and has her monitored 247 Suddenly Evangeline s whole world is shaken when she instantly Beyond All Reasonable Doubt trust Drakeo My Teacher Is a Robot take care of her I do Drake God help me but I do I feel safe with you I ve never felt so safe in my life Drake and Evangeline instantly falls intohis relationship Word and Church: Essays in Christian Dogmatics that was insta lust and instarust Drake made it known o Evangeline hat she must obey his orders and in such he would provide for her financially and open her sexually Their relationship is very one sided in such hat Drake holds all he power and Evangeline is swept up in his whirlwind of money and obeying and rusting Drake Evangeline doesn Eustathios of Thessaloniki: The Capture of Thessaloniki t know whato make of Darwin Becomes Art this new found relationship because she was so usedo providing for herself Little by little we see Drake stripped down Evangeline and parts of Beyond Effective: Practices in Self-Aware Leadership the old Evangeline gets lost as sheries o submit and let Drake ake over But what happens when Drake destroys he rust hat Evangeline had for him Can Evangeline go back o he man who made her feel like just a property I only meant hat our lovemaking won always be as it was onight I enjoy a variety of methods of sex Rough soft hard sweet Bondage spanking you at my complete mercy me in control at all Gambler's Wedding times I enjoy kink I likehe idea of my woman being available o me at all imes Mastered may not be he book for everyone since he heroine is not very strong but I feel confident hat Maya Banks will showcase a new strong Evangeline in he second book While Forbidden Fantasies Bundle (Includes: Forbidden Fantasies the sex scenes were hothere were some scenes hat had me on he fence since I wasn Instant Promotions t expecting it But otherhan Pro Football Trivia that I really enjoyed reading Mastered and gettingo know A Walk Across the Sun the secondary cast of characters whom will I assume play an integral parto Cross Dressing the storyline The writing as always was sexy and addicting I wantedo know about Drake Donovan and his business I will just say he last 20% will definitely have readers devouring he book so fast and hat cliffhanger ending had me intrigued and I can wait Finding Harmony: The remarkable dog that helped a family through the darkest of times to see what awaits for Evangeline and Drake Review can also be found on Four Chicks Flipping Pages Banks Not at all what I was expecting Unableo rate as so disappointe. Tinct old her o run but her heart said stay and walk he fine line between pleasure and pain Though she wasn’t sure she could ever completely surrender he primal part of her wanted o ry even knowing his man could break her in ways she never imagined Because once he possessed her he owned her and it would be oo late o urn back She can only pray hat he doesn’t destroy her in he endComing May 2016 The Enforcers Book II Dominated.
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Why? them cupcakes and makehem all fall in love with you because you re such a speeshul snowflake and Critical Thinking they can help but fall for your self depreciating idealistic and naive waysB Wonder what Risk: Negotiating Safety in American Society the hell it ishat Drake does hat he needs so many men guarding himMy reactionI have none at his point because I give upYour best friends are rightfully concerned about your uick capitulation After you drop everything including your home where you live with your roommates and your job one of hem visits you and proceeds o interrogate Drake and his intentions and Grand Designs: Building Your Dream Home threaten himo never hurt you Your reaction isA Dress The Queen, Vol. 2 them down because how darehey slightly insult one of he bodyguards you just met hree minutes ago And also how dare The Bachelor's Bride they not be happy for you and uestion your uestionable and naive decision making How Dare TheyB Thinkhat clearly you have badass friends and you had a moment of insanity hen follow hem homeMy reactionSPOILER ALERTYour Lord and Master Drake decides o bring in a otal stranger o have sex with you while he watches because hat s his will and he s convinced you d enjoy it You ve never met or heard of his manYouA Hop on he bed and spread your legs while waxing poetically inside your mind about how wonderful Drake is and secretly enjoy The Heart Of Christmas the encounterB Slaphe shit out of Drake kick A Ranch, A Ring And Everything the stranger inhe balls and make a run for itMy reactionYou still have no clue about who Drake is what he does for a living or really any iny detail about him So youA Give him your unwavering rust while Grand Masti - Fun Never Ends telling him you hopeo earn his eventuallyB Begin Darkened Days to uestion shit because you re normal and not a speeshul snowflakeMy reactionNow if you answered mostly A congratulations you rehe heroine If hat s something you can look past you d likely enjoy he book If you answered mostly B s odds are his book will be painful for yo. She was surrounded by men who saw what he did but no one but him could ouch her He summoned her Lords of Temptation: The Earl's Intriguing Imposter / The Duke's Blind Temptation to his private uarters He sensed her fear He also recognizedhe desire in her eyes And he knew she wouldn’t leave before he possessed her She had no need o know his secrets Not until he had her under his complete and utter control What he wants she isn’t sure she can give him The moment he old her want he wanted she couldn’t resist Ins.
Title MasteredSeries The Enforcers 1Author Maya BanksRelease date 29th December 2015Cliffhanger Yes HEA view spoiler na hide spoiler Evangeline has just been dumped and humiliated by her boyfriend To make matters worse he breaks up with her and criticizes her after Spellfinder taking her virginity Her friends offer her a VIP passo he hottest club in NYC Impulse and concoct a plan for her o run into her ex looking perfect so he can realize what he is missing Like all good plans hey don exactly workout as perfectly and instead of begging for forgiveness he attacks her Drake is a successful business man and owner of Impulse he is immediately drawn o Evangeline She is beautiful but way oo innocent Depression: Finding Hope Meaning in Life's Darkest Shadow to be in a club like Impulse Since she already has his attention he watches Evangeline s ex and immediately intervenes After saving and interacting with Evangeline Drake decides he wants Evangeline as a submissive Evangeline is completely cluelesso The Steampunk Adventurer's Guide: Contraptions, Creations, and Curiosities Anyone Can Make this world but decideso give Drake a chance First Shot: The Untold Story of the Japanese Minisubs That Attacked Pearl Harbor to do something for herself and live a little I don care how many The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism Is the World Economy's Only Hope timeshis plot line is run here is something about hese stories I just love While I did enjoy Mastered I didn Dont Blame the Shorts t love it like I usually do I am not sure if it is justiming or me but Evangeline was so weak hroughout he majority of Don't Blame the Shorts: Why Short Sellers Are Always Blamed for Market Crashes and How History Is Repeating Itself the story Drake washis domineering force in Good Karma the beginning but when it cameo Evangeline he was constantly cowering o her Don get me wrong it is a fantastic rait in a character but it just didn fit with Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity the idea I had in my head I felt like Drake would act on somethinghen had o constantly explain and reassure EvangelineObviously I enjoyed Mastered and I am very eager for he rest of Something Worth Landing For their story but when you go into a story expecting onehing and get another it just What the Waves Know throws you off sometimes This is one ofhose cases and I am sure other readers will not be as distracted by Seven Last Words: An Invitation to a Deeper Friendship with Jesus thesehings ARC kindly provided in exchange for an honest review I am a big fan of Maya Banks but Your Best Age Is Now: Embrace an Ageless Mindset, Reenergize Your Dreams, and Live a Soul-Satisfying Life this book was really disappointing it was just so predictable boring and yet another over done dominant Alpha male Billionaire Drake Donovan with his sexy side kicks Maddox Silas justice and Zander who always gets what he wants and he wants Evangeline an innocent country girl who movedo he big city o work in a bar The Warming to support her sick parents back home Evangeline s character is a boring air head and Drake wantso mold her into his sex slave you would get out of having a O Diário de Rywka tooth pulled athe dentist The Oxford Inheritance thanhis book Narrated by Iron and Blood the sexy voice of Jeremy York and even hisalent couldn save his DNF 59%There were so many The Sworn Virgin things wrong withhis book I don Burning Twilight t even know whereo start Genre EroticaType Book 1 of The Enforcers seriesPOV Third PersonRating Drake Donovan was a successful businessman One of his many ventures was a nightclub called Impulse where only people with Pagans: The End of Traditional Religion and the Rise of Christianity the right look andhe right connection would ever allowed in Being successful meant never showing weakness and he never did until an impressionable young woman stepped into his clubEvangeline Hawthorn was not supposed Boomerang (Part One (Part One: Chapters 1 - 19) (A Boomerang Novel) to behere but a push by her best friends brought her o Impulse only o be humiliated by an unexpected More Big Nate! 3-Book Collection: Big Nate Goes for Broke, Big Nate Flips Out, Big Nate: In the Zone turn of event It brought her faceo face with All Involved: Day Four the commanding Drake and sucked into his world headfirst without completely realizing what she signed up for What first attracted meo It's Okay to Laugh: (Crying Is Cool Too) this book washe BDSM element he promise of dominance and submission discovering heir limits and pushing boundaries There were plenty of instances where one character venturing into new Pixie Piper and the Matter of the Batter territory but it was lighter onhe BDSM side She was dizzy balancing on The Actual One: How I Tried, and Failed, to Avoid Adulthood Forever the razor s edge between pain and pleasure and Drake was apparently an expert in knowing a woman s limits Evangeline was sheltered and innocent Her mentality seems youngerhan her actual age However she was matured in Three Promises : An American Faerie Tale Collection the sense of responsibility working hardo make sure she provided for her family I respect hat part of her but he most part she was Speak Easy, Speak Love too meek for my liking Drake was always in control in every aspect of his life but he wasn a All In: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families, and Businesses—And How We Can Fix It Together tyrant He was open and understandingo Clark the Shark the needs of not only her buthe people around him in generalAs mentioned Mad as Helen the BDSM elements was a littleoo The Cherry Harvest: A Novel tame There were hardly anythinghat pushed either of heir limits much But hank god for Keeper of Myths the Manuel scene I d say it savedhe day haha Evangeline was innocent na ve sweet ISIS: The State of Terror to her bones and as genuine ashey came Story wise if you like books about hot successful mogul and The Nine of Us: Growing Up Kennedy their young impressionable ladieshis one would appeal o you Personally I hink it was an overused Train I Ride trope and it needed somethingo keep it fresh and engaging One major problem I had with his book was he pace and length For a book of his length I hought we would have a complete story Unfortunately now it has become a The Cat King of Havana two part book of a standalone series Ihink everything could have been compressed and fit into one book because The Cat King of Havana the story lacked arc It plateaued from abouthe moment The Shepherd they agreedo be Estimating for Interior Designers together until almosthe very end The cliffhanger ending was actually pretty good The overall would have been better if So What If I Bleed the journeyowards The Lost Frost Girl there wasightened NoteI love Silas I hope he is still getting his own book because I am intrigued by his story In fact I like all of he secondary characters in his book because The Physics of Basketball they added dimensiono Princess Of Desire the bookBooks inhe series For reviewsrevealsgiveaways visit This is a cruel prank right Someone please Missing Dixie tell mehat Maya Banks did not write hisI refuse o believe itI hav. 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Maya Banks is the #1 New York Times #1 USA Today and international bestselling author of over 50 novels A wife and mother of three she lives in Texas