Rebecca's Lost Journals - The four novellas combined into one volume…
Rebecca Mason has known heartache and sorrow in her life, losing everyone she loves. She's on her own in San Francisco, lost in every way, until she dares to make the decision to chase her dream of working in the art world. It is then that she meets a rich, seductively powerful man who will become the Master she never knew she wanted and change her life forever. He will lead her on a dark, passionate journey where pain is pleasure and pleasure is pain, and where every limit she once had is no more. In this man, she will find solace to her pain, an escape from the ache inside her. And in him, she will discover a darkness she may never escape.
©2014 Lisa Renee Jones (P)2014 Simon & Schuster
Civil War Nut LH
I'm glad I did. I read the books of the Inside Out series first, but didn't think I'd get into the journal entries. I'm not a fan of BDSM normally, but it's okay to read on occasion. The journal entries have enough sex to be hot, but are really more of what a private journal usually is -- insight into the writer's innermost thoughts and feelings.
As for the last part that is the master's story, I really feel it humanizes Mark in a way the full-size books in this series haven't (maybe couldn't). I'm so glad it was included and I loved the narrator's voice.
In my opinion, this collection is not stand-alone. You really need the context of the whole series for all of this to make sense. Since I'd recommend the whole series, that's not a drawback for me. This series was my first experience with this author and I find that her books are the kind you want to finish in one sitting.
I am really not sure. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the narrators I purchased this just to hear them. There was almost no Sebastian York and his narration was perfect as usual but there was no attachment to his character. Not worth a credit.
These journals are integral reading with the Inside Out Trilogy. Journals 1 - 4 give the background to Rebecca's life and a greater understanding of what was going on in her life at the time she wrote the journals. Journal 5 is written from the Master point of view and for me to review that journal would spoil it for all listeners. I read Rebecca's Lost Journals on my kindle before I listened to 'If I Were You' and 'Being Me'. I would recommend listening to Journal 5 after 'Being Me'.
Rebecca's Lost Journals are the story of Rebecca's journey into the life of a Master and submissive. They share her thoughts, her triumphs and her regrets. I don't know what books I would compare them to - they were a much more in depth read than Fifty Shades.
I wouldn't call it a favourite scene but for me it was the most telling. It was when Rebecca finally decided not to sign another contract. Rebecca knew that while she loved her Master deeply he was unable to give the same back to her. It was only ever going to be a contract - never a relationship.
Not every book series should be made into a film and I think this is one of them.
The narration by Grace Grant and Sebastian York was brilliant as always. I was pleased to see that these novellas had finally been released as an audiobook.
It's all about romance in my library! I have a wonderful husband, children and my grandchildren they are my rock.
Understanding the missing piece of Rebecca.
It was good to understand both sides of each story of the characters.
Wow! The sex scene were HOT!
Didn't feel it was very relevant. Wish it would have gone into more detail regarding the rest of the books
it was ok
... waiting to be awake ... ... dreaming in colors ... ... smiling every day!
The journals seduced me, but now I'm a complete mess.
Feeling sorry for Rebecca, not knowing what to expect.
(Need to read all the books to make sense...)
Not liking Crystal right now even as a strong woman she is, it's too soon to move on!
I need to read more and figure out the mystery as things unfold.
Yeah I know I'll keep reading!
Confused but enjoying the reading, understanding where the author is leading, hoping to find the right piece of the puzzle!
Going for a hunt, need to get the other books!
This was good, I would have preferred this one to be first and leave the ending out or change it.
it would be great intro to the series.
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