Skip to main content

REVIEW: Devil You Know by L.A. Fiore

Damian Tate. One look into his sad green eyes and I was hooked. I wanted to be the one to make him laugh, to make him smile. I hadn't expected him to be the one to make me blush, to make me hot...to make me fall in love. He was my first kiss, my first love, my first everything. I wanted forever with him, but life got in the way.

He enlisted, I went to college, and for years we were never in the same place long enough to pick up where we left off.

Thirteen years after he left, tragedy brings him home. The stoic boy I fell in love with grew into a quiet, dangerous and wildly sexy man. He still tugs on all the right strings for me, but he seems determined to keep me at arm's-length. 

However, when trouble comes knocking at my door, he is the one to put himself between that trouble and me. 

Spending time with him might drive me insane, or it might be our second chance at first love.


WOW!! My head is spinning and my heart is bleeding. 
This book was sweet, tender, heartbreaking and beautifully healing. 
This was like a punch of intense emotions, sexy characters and amazing writing!

"Devil You Know" introduces us to Damian and Thea. This is Damian's journey of losing the family he never had, his journey of self discovery, finding love and losing it and then finding his lost love again and holding onto it with his dear life. 


Image and video hosting by TinyPicShe was beauty and I was sin"

The story takes us through different stages of Damian's and Thea's life.The prologue introduces the readers to a five or six years old Damian whose life turns upside down when his dad leaves him and his mom. Damian's mother is the shittiest mother in the history of fictional mothers. The verbal abuse he inflicted on Damian broke my heart.

Image and video hosting by TinyPicHe took the best years of my life and left me with you. 
He's a monster, a fucking devil, and you are just like him. 
His evil little spawn"

The story proceeds and we are introduced to a 17 years old Damian. He develops friendship with Cam, Thea's brother. Cam introduced him to his family where he met Thea and was just smitten with the wild haired beauty. As to story continued Thea and Damian developed a unique, unbreakable bond and the innocent friendship transformed into passionate love. 

Image and video hosting by TinyPicI want you, every part of you, and I'm feeling reckless enough to not care about the consequences"~Damian

Damian loved Thea from the core of his heart, Thea was his life, his everything but he left her in order to find himself and joined army. Thea as stubborn as ever waited for him to return. 

Image and video hosting by TinyPicI wanted to be better for her and me and to that I had to leave, even when everything in me wanted to stay."

The story takes a time leap and we meet 31 years old Thea and Damian. They wanted to start from where they ended but nothing is same, everything is just twisted and they both are different but their love for each other is even stronger.

Image and video hosting by TinyPic...You own me. Every dark part of me

There are so many twists and turns in this story and you won't be able to wrap your head around everything. This book is an epic roller coaster ride of emotions. I cried, I laughed, I swooned. I loved Damian and even hated him. I wanted to hug him and kiss him and then shake some sense into him. I definitely loved Thea. She is one of the best heroines, I've ever come across. 


I loved how the story ended. It was just perfect and the epilogue was just amazing. Thea and Damian didn't have an easy love story. This book is not just a love story but also a story of self discovery. "Devil You Know" proved that love can conquer anything and everything, no matter how difficult is the path.

Image and video hosting by TinyPicI had wished as a girl to know all about the quiet, reserved boy he had been, and I did now, I knew every part of his beautiful, complicated and damaged soul and I loved all of him.

Thea's first letter to Damian just broke my heart. I loved that scene. Damian opened her letter and cried for the first time and I cried with him. It was the most emotional scene. He even carried that letter everywhere with him*swoon*.

Damian- 4.5 Stars
Thea- 5 Stars
Cam- 5 Stars
Anton- 5 Stars
Ryder and Kimber- 4 Stars
Thea's Parents- 5 Stars
Other supporting characters- 4 Stars
Plot- 4 Stars
Storytelling- 4.5 Stars
Sexual Tension- 5 Stars
Sexual Scenes- 4 Stars
Romance- 4 Stars
Humor- 4.5 Stars
Story ending- 5 Stars

Would I recommend this book? YES
Would I read other books from this author? YES
Did I enjoy this read? YES
Is it worth reading? YES


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

BOOK REVIEW: BOUND BY VENGEANCE(born in blood mafia chronicles #5 ) BY CORA REILLY

Growl
He’d never had something to himself, never even dared to dream about owning something so precious. He was the unwanted bastard son who’d always had to content himself with the leftovers of others. And now they’d given him what only a few weeks ago had been out of his reach, someone he wasn’t even allowed to admire from afar, one of their most prized possessions. Thrown at his feet because he was who he was because they were certain he would break her. He was her punishment, a fate worse than death, a way to deliver the ultimate punishment to her father who had displeased them so greatly.

Cara
She had always been the good girl. It didn’t protect her.
She didn’t know his real name. People called him Growl to his face and the Bastard behind his back. Both were names he couldn’t possibly have chosen for himself. His eyes were empty, a mirror to throw back her own fear at her. He was a brutal hand of the Las Vegas Camorra.
And now she was at his mercy.
5 "YOU ARE MINE" Reading Ow…

REVIEW: Passion VS Parents by Hasina Saiyeda

She is intelligent, meritorious and smart. She likes music and wants to be a singer. Her 'want' becomes her dream & dream becomes a passion. That's where her parents enter her world, turning her dreams into a nightmare. She has two choices, passion and parents; where she must choose one. Will she be able to choose her passion over her parents? This is a story of an ordinary girl with an extraordinary passion of fulfilling her dream. Let's see if she can do it, because..."Life seems good until you start dreaming. With dream comes strong tenacity. And when that comes, you can fight a long way to... let's see where!”

TITLE- Passion VS Parents AUTHOR- Hasina Saiyeda
PUBLISHER- Think Tank Books
FORMAT- Paperback

*Thanks to the Publishers for a review copy.*
(All opinions are my own)

We are often forced to make a choice about almost everything. But you know what's the toughest thing? choosing between the things that mean the world to us.
Passion or Parents? Both of …

BOOK REVIEW: BOUND BY HONOR BY CORA REILLY

Born into one of the leading Mob families in Chicago, Aria Scuderi struggles to find her own path in a world where no choices are given. Aria was only fifteen when her parents betrothed her to Luca – The Vice – Vitiello, the oldest son of the head of the New York Cosa Nostra to ensure peace between the two families. 

Now with eighteen, the day Aria has been dreading for years is looming dangerously: her wedding to Luca. 
Aria is terrified of marrying a man she hardly knows, especially someone like Luca who got his nickname ‘the Vice’ for crushing a man’s throat with his bare hands. Luca might be one of the most sought after men in New York thanks to his good looks, wealth and predator-like charisma that radiates power, but the society girls throwing themselves at him don’t know what Aria does: that the bad boy aura isn’t just a game; blood and death lurk beneath Luca’s striking gray eyes and arrogant smile.

In her world a handsome exterior often hides the monster within; a monster who ca…

Five Things 'FIVE FEET APART' Taught Us

'Five Feet Apart' is an American Romantic Drama, inspired by a real-life couple Dalton and Katie Prager, who both suffered from cystic fibrosis.

As you all know that I'm not a movie person, I'd choose books anytime over movies but as I am going through 'Reader's Slump' so I decided to watch Netflix and guess what? I found this treasure.

This movie impacted me greatly so I decided to share all my takings with you all. Let's start!
1.Live Big because life don't give us enough chances.


2. Take risks, you never know which moment is your last. 


3. Love! Don't be scared of it. Loving won't kill you but not doing it will surely kill a part of you.


4. Take chances! We can die today, we can die tomorrow but we can also make our life worth living.


5. Breathe! Take a deep breath and enjoy your today. We are all on borrowed time. Instead of focusing on making your tomorrow good, make your today even better.


Until next time...Bye!

REVIEW: Enlighten The Lamp Of Your Fortune by Dinesh Sahay

Learn how to create what you want in life by art of creation in actual life through right power of thought, power of spoken words, power of writing and by right targeted actions in right time zones. See action in your life starting from 3rd day onward in the direction of your dreams/wishes in reality depending on your mindset, pre-set notions, trust and faith in self, God, Mentor, Guru, Coach. Yes, it is possible for every reader. Anything is possible at any point of time if one knows the positives of creation. 

You are the creator of your own destiny stored for you by God. He releases it to you on demand by your thoughts and actions. It’s as simple as this. When you read this book and start program and sparing few minutes of time each day while sitting at home or in office or travelling in plane or train or car you will see astonishing results in life subject to mind-set. 

Future is undefined and you have to create it. 

“Fate or Kismet (destiny) is the invention of fools and does not ex…

REVIEW: The Brahmin Warrior R. Durgadoss

Having defeated Rana Sanga and his Rajput army in the Battle of Khanwa, Babur descends upon
Chanderi in January 1528. With only a few men to defend the fort, the Rajputs decide that the women would immolate themselves and save their honor, while the men would fight Babur’s forces till the last drop of their blood.

Even as the women start jumping into the fire, Meera, the wife of the head priest, stays back. She has conceived after sixteen years. Her husband runs away to save himself and she is forced into slavery by her captors.

Fortunately, she and her newborn son, Aditya, are rescued from the slave market by a Sufi ascetic, who hands them over to Abdul Gafoor, a Mughal commander. 

Meera and Aditya become a part of Gafoor’s family and he treats her like a sister. Aditya grows up to become the most skillful warrior in the army of the Hindu king Hemu. But, can he be trusted? Find out in this action-packed page-turner.

TITLE- The Brahmin Warrior AUTHOR- R. Durgadoss
PUBLISHER- Rupa Publication…

BOOK REVIEW: CROWN OF LIES (crown of lies duet 1) BY PEPPER WINTERS

Noelle Charlston lives a fairy-tale life: a doting father, a powerful job, and a future blessed with financial security. 
However, two meetings with two men changes her happy existence forever. First, she meets the man who makes her heart sing. Three years later, she meets the man who makes her blood quiver. 
Broken-hearted from a teenage romance, Noelle’s freedom is no longer hers. It belongs to the stranger her father believes is her perfect match. The stranger who pulls his lies over everyone he touches.  Including her. 
Seduced and manipulated, Noelle gives into the mysterious Penn Everett. The lies he spins, the truth he hides, the mystery he weaves—it’s all enough to slowly erode the woman she is and turn her into something else. 
Until her past collides with her present.  And it’s her turn to lie. 
To everyone…including herself.



5++ "Do You Trust Me?" Reading Owls

This book OMG OMG OMG *jumping excitedly*. What the hell did I read? It's just amazing. No words can explain w…