Not really sure why more people are not reading this series. Not sure if its the title of the first book and the thought it was sad or if its because it is part of a 2 part series and LIM was not yet released. Either way they are both quick , easy, engaging, sexy reads!!
OK so we know Ms Leigh can write a steamy scene based on the Steel & Lace series BUT for all that is HOLY not only does The Mourning After have steam but LIGHT IN MOURNING will have you waking up your significant other with a come hither look.
Tristan is hot and I thoroughly enjoy his vulnerability and get it. He has warranted insecurities and I found them honest and enduring. I love that the second book is mostly his POV moving forward, who doesn't love a book from the male perspective? We learn in great detail his thoughts and feelings which makes for a strong story.
We don't hear as much from Georgia however we hear the necessary. She has found her strength through Tristan , her light, however Tristan is still finding his way, his security. Georgia has a few challenges out of her comfort zone in this installment however with the realization of Tristan's feelings she overcomes and becomes stronger.
There were a couple of times Georgia plucked my last nerve, I mean for the love of God they just professed their feelings so what the hell is wrong with her??? But it wouldn't be a story without the conflict so though its a necessary evil it sucked me in and had me wanting to shake her for a slight moment.
I still love the supporting cast however they are not on the front burner as they were in the first book, understandably so since this is about if and how Tristan and Georgia can make it through. I was so happy they were still included in this installment and enjoyed their commentary.
The end and epilogue of Light in Mourning is one of the sweetest I have ever read. The emotions expressed capture their current and future moments perfectly. The epilogue is actually my favorite part, well aside from the HAWT STEAMY MANY scenes in which Tristan makes my heart pitter patter. Gahhhh who doesn't love a man with a mouth like that?
The book is very well written and flows easily. Yes, its more of an emotional read than what we normally see from this author but its worthy of your time and should be not only added but bumped up on the TBR list. I can not wait to read Adriane's next book WILD.