Thursday, February 21, 2013

Hard to Resist

Hard to Resist
Hard to Resist
Author: Shanora Williams
Adult Book 18+
4 out of 5 Stars


Natalie Carmichael thought that Bryson Daniels would be her world. She planned a bright future with him, cherished four years with him, and couldn't have been any happier, but during graduation night, all of that changes.
Natalie walks in on Bryson cheating on her. One month after catching him in the act, she finally decides to make an escape by leaving for Florida.
She wants to start over, have fun, and be free while also finding a way to mend her broken heart but when she meets Nolan Young, her single-life escapade doesn't last for very long. She tries to stay clear of Nolan and his desires but it's impossible for her. Nolan will do everything that he can to have her as his own, but will Natalie accept Nolan along with the problems of his past? Will she let someone else into her heart that may be even worse than Bryson?
For Natalie, Nolan will be something completely new to her. And for them both, their desires will be completely hard to resist.

My Review

Who hasn't had their heart broken at one point and time? Not many. This story is about love, heartbreak and finding oneself once again. In this wonderful romance story, Natalie has just had her heart broken catching her boyfriend of 4 years cheating on her. Wanting a fresh start away from home, she moves to Florida with her friend Harper. Determined not rid her mind of Bryson and start fresh, Natalie tries to find as many distractions as she can, including a one night stand. When Natalie meets Nolan, he is everything a girl can dream of. Natalie attempts to use him to help get over her ex but Nolan wants more than just one night, he wants a commitment. Never wanting to fall in love ever again, Natalie is determined not to let herself fall for Nolan. When Nolan finally gets a relationship with Natalie, he confesses a secret about himself which just mind end things for them right there. Letting her guard down, Natalie gives Nolan her heart and hopes he just doesn't break it.

Generally in romance stories where there is a love triangle, you normally pick a (guy) team. Hoping the good guy or the bad boy gets the girl. In this case, I was not rooting for the guy, I was rooting for the girl, Natalie. Since having her heart broken, she has allowed herself to become cold hearted and recluse. Even though I knew there had to be something about Nolan, you still want her to just give in and give it a go. Not only is this just a romance story with really nice steamy scenes...but it has an underlying truth to it. Something a reader can actually learn from. There is no perfect man..sorry guys but no..but there is someone that can be everything you need him to be. That is what this story is, Natalie finding someone that is not perfect but everything she needs. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did.

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