When Blaire Wynn’s mother passed away, Blaire’s life changed in an instant. Having cared for her sick mother for the last three years, suddenly Blaire has to leave the small farmhouse in Alabama they shared, to move in with her father and his new wife in their sprawling beach house along the Florida gulf coast. But what she isn’t prepared for is the lifestyle change that comes with the move, and she knows she’ll never fit into the new world of luxury and extravagance that suddenly surrounds her. Even worse, her father has run off to Paris for the summer with his wife, leaving her stranded with Rush, her new stepbrother, who’s irritating, arrogant and seriously sexy.
Rush is as spoiled as he is gorgeous; his famous father’s guilt money, his mother’s desperation to win his love, and his charm are the three reasons he has never been told no. Blaire knows he is anything but good for her, but somehow she can’t fight the attraction she’s feeling, especially when she starts to think the attraction might be mutual… Rush is jaded and has secrets Blaire knows she may never uncover but even knowing all of that Blaire just may have fallen too far.
After a perfect childhood living with her twin sister and her lovely father and sweet mother, Blaire’s world starts turning down with her sister’s death. The whole family was destroyed after that. Since the disaster, her father abandoned her and her mother. With a broken heart, they try to move on, but they were surprised by Blaire’s mother mortal disease. Then she spends the whole youth taking care of her mother by herself.
Unfortunately, with her mother’s death, she has no place to go. Putting her pride besides, she calls her father and ask to live with him. With an address and a number, she gets into the place informed by her father and she comes across his absence. She is (very bad) welcomed by her stepbrother, who give to her one month to live in his home.
I immediately felt in love with the story. The life made Blaire become mature early, which gave us a strong character.
It’s not a surprise that the romance centers on Blaire and her stepbrother Rush. I liked the way the romance growled – slowly and with a mystery about Rush that’s always in the middle of them, creating a conflict in Rush and impeding their romance.
I think the story was very original, some scenes between them were not less than epic. I read this book more than four times, it certainly entered in my fav list.
But I also have complaining to do. The end of the book was really really awful, it’s the kind that doesn’t put an end in the story, it has a (forced) link for the next book. I extremely hate books ending like this, I think it is much appellative, too much marketing for the next book.
Even that, it doesn’t ruin the nice story that the book bring to us.
I had fallen too far. I was in love with Rush Finlay.