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Publisher's Summary

Sometimes the purest love can turn to the deepest hate. 

I was 12 when I promised Solo that I would one day marry him. Maybe I would have if he hadn't gotten impatient and ruined everything that summer when I was 15. For the last seven years I've replaced the love I once felt for him with anger over his almost getting me killed.  

Willow, a talented Motlander dancer, goes on tour in the Northlands. What should have been a chance for a new beginning brings her face to face with her traumatic past when Solo, a mountain of a man and the fiercest warrior of his generation, is put in charge of her safety against her will. If she can't get rid of him at least she can return the favor and make his job a nightmare too. 

Contains mature themes.

©2018 Elin Peer (P)2018 Tantor

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Worst In The Series...

I gave 3 stars because I love the series but this is the worst yet. I am unhappy with Willows character. She is acting high and mighty like he wasn't a child making stupid decisions JUST LIKE SHE WAS. She hardly remembers the incident but it irate over it. She is treating him illogical. Some of the things she is angy about are illogical. I am unhappy with this book.

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omg, I just can't even....

I love this series and every single female lead in previous books but Willow... omg, i just can't with her never defending solo and allowing everyone to think negatively towards solo...

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Ms. Peer why did you make people hate Willow?

I am on chapter 17 and I am sick to my stomach how much I dislike her. I guess it should make you feel good on how much you can envoke such extreme feeling in words that you write! But it is making me really not even want to finish this book, and leave it with a one star rating. But the ONLY thing that is making me hesitate is because I read Hunters book. Solo did not deserve this hatred and such a low rating. I really wished you had wrote the book with him falling in love with Selma Rose and her with him. That's how much I want to get back at Willow!!! She doesn't deserve him. I hope the book will change after this point, but I hesitate to finish the audio. ***NEW UPDATE*** I listened to the rest of the audio book and because Solo was such a great lead, I decided that he deserved 2more stars. Willow was not any better in the last half of this story. But this series is fantastic and I have to say at least half the stories are great. The narrators are excellent na d awesome. I hope all will get audio books .

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So good!!

This series is one of my favorites. I have listened to it several times and each time I have a different favorite installment. This story is my favorite this time. Willow and Hunter pissed me off before but now I see there attitudes is what made the story, after all Hunter in The Athlete was my favorite. I love the new characters introduced in this story. Leo, Sassquatch and Solo are good friends. I love that. Tristan is pretty funny with his lessons to Selma about N men. I laughed out loud so many times. I can only imagine how much fun Elin Peer had writing this brilliant series. It’s written so well, the way each story flows together. Each book is standalone but we, the readers have been given an intro to what’s to come in the next book. The narrators are outstanding! Noelle has a cute sexy voice and John is excellent as well and super funny. I recommend this book to anyone who enjoys dystopian worlds , romance and a little sexy fun.

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Great book

I don’t understand why everyone is complaining. This is a really good book. Two thumbs up 👍🏻.
After listening to all the MC books I needed something else and i am happy I found this series.

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Trauma Rewrites Our Narratives

I've read several reviews concerning this book and was curious by the mud slinging of the character Willow. So far this author has perfected different personalities and relationship types. This book is no different. Taking a relationship from a youthful love through trauma and then bringing them back together years later was a nice twist to the usual stories in this series. Many have written that they do not like and even hate Willow. To be honest, the author did a really good job portraying how the mind of an impressionable girl can take pieces of a memory after TBI (HEAD TRAUMA PEOPLE), coupled with all the anger and hostility of those with her after the event PLUS years of conditioning to get to the point where she is scared of Solo. She still has feelings for him and many questions; her gut instinct is that her heart is telling her the truth. With years of trying to fill in the gaps and being pressured to stay away and avoid the dangerous man who stole her from her brother, she is confused and convinced her irrational feelings are the result of something much worse. For anyone who has experienced trauma, especially as a child, should understand what her mind plus others words have done to her. She has anxiety attacks because her memories are ones put together into her mind by the stories she has been told. We all know stories get exaggerated, even more so when someone who did not experience it is the one retelling it. There shouldn't be hate for this character, but understanding, empathy and the hope that she can heal her broken soul.

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I really enjoyed this one

I know so many people said it was not worth listening to. I didn't listen to the reviews and was pleasantly surprised. Yes Willow was not the lovey dovey main character but she was totally relatable to. Time can warp your perceptions and she was young when the tragedy happened. If someone tells you again and again that your are supposed to hate something you eventually start to believe them. You see her mind working through the I hate you thinking and realizing she doesn't hate him.
Was worth the credit I spent for it.

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I love Solo and Willow but wished for less apart time

I really enjoyed these characters but wish they didn’t take so long to reconcile and that there was more discussion between Willow and Solo of how Willow’s memories and opinion got skewed by the motherlands Those complaints aside it was a good read and actually made me want to read Hunters story where before I was going to skip it

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Skip It

I started binging this series last week and I loved all these books up until this one. This book is horrid. It makes you hate Willow. I read all the reviews telling me to skip it, but I had to find out for myself apparently. I really wish I hadn’t wasted the credit. Now I don’t even want to try the rest of the series.
I don’t want to give away any spoilers, but honestly you may want a few warnings here. The book keeps going back and fourth between the past and the present. It reminds you why you liked Willow then, but now she is stuck up and petty. Also, it doesn’t seem realistic. It goes from petty Willow back to the one we liked before in a millisecond.
Also, fair warning this is a small spoiler. I am an adult. I understand wanting to do flashbacks to their time as teens, but I don’t want to read/listen to steamy scenes between teenagers. Gross. Gross. Gross.
Honestly, skip this or it will ruin the series.

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Just plain awful

I've been binge listening to the series for the past week but this book I can't get past chapter 6. Willow is plain awful!!! How on Earth can she be angry about what she doesn't even remember. I found it to be nonsensical and stupid. Worst book so far.