Author: Renea Porter
Release date: 2015
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Tour: Irresistible Reads Book Tours
The darkness claws at Raine Sims, bringing her farther in.
There was no escaping it and no one to bring her out of it. The burden of loss weighs heavily on her, reminding her every day that there are no guarantees in life. Every day is a struggle every day she puts on a façade just to get through. She’s already lost her husband to divorce and now her child in death… It’s all too much to grasp.But a chance encounter with Sly Wilkes is all it takes to come completely undone.Sly Wilkes is always in control, in every situation, including in the bedroom. He’s mysterious, and Raine has definitely piqued his interest. However getting to know her isn’t all that easy. Raine’s guarded and believes she deserves to feel the pain and the darkness that surrounds her.
Will Sly be able to help Raine see she deserves more?Or Will the pain forever remain
I received an ARC from the author Renea Porter in exchange for an honest opinion. This is mismousey’s very honest of her book “SUNK”.
I am very honored to have received – and to have been asked to read to review her book. I would like to take the time to say “Thank you very much Ms. Porter for allowing me the honor of reading her amazing book.”
Ms. Porter is a writer that everyone wants to become. An author who can write with true emotion –devotion- she is able to express her characters desires so easily. Once she starts putting her pen to paper her expression begins and you are able to see how much she loves the story. Once Ms. Porter has started creating a story – she pours all her emotion into and as the reader opens the book. We are able to see how much love and devotion not only to her readers but also to her creation.
Ms. Porter has a gift of magic. One where she can weave a story out of thin air. Take and turn the lives of two people who are hurting so bad from losses. That they feel like they have SUNK so far and cannot return from it. She creates her characters right before your eyes – gives them so much detail and description. You can picture them standing right before acting and speaking. The scenes have so much detail, description and meat in them. Ms. Porter has you feeling loss that Raine is going through. It is so touching – your emotions as you read this story are all over the place. One moment you will find yourself happy- the next sad- then angry-happy again. You never know what to expect as you read. She truly does weave magic within the pages of the book.
Sunk is about a women named Raine who had recently loss her daughter. She is still unable to move on as it seems like it was just yesterday that she passed away. It was a sudden death- one moment she was playing on the playground the next she had hit her head. Ava never recovered- first she lost her husband (he cheated and she can’t forgive him) then she loss Ava. Raine feels likes she has lost everything. Now her baby sister is getting married and she is so happy for her. Summer takes her out shopping for her dress for the wedding. She has 3 to choose from – the first one she puts on is the winner. Summer loves it and the color is amazing on her. As for the other girls, she chooses the same green just a different shade.
The day of the wedding is finally here. Raine is Summer’s Matron of honor. And the best man is Sly Wikes. He has noticed Raine- and wants to get to know her more. Actually he want more than that just doesn’t realize it at the moment. Over time they get to know each other- and get closer together. They start building a relationship. Matter of fact they can’t stand being apart from each other.
One night Sly ask Raine to accompany him to a company party. She agrees- what she hasn’t told him is that her ex-husband works for him at his company. During the party, Beau walks up to them and tells her that he told her to stay away from him. Then he told Sly that he didn’t get much when he got Raine as she isn’t any good. Sly took and pulled her into the closet where he demand to know about Beau. She told him that he is her ex. And she wasn’t keeping secrets from him –just hadn’t told him about the fact that Beau worked for his company.
Now Beau ends up coming to Raines house demanding to know how she could just start her life over. He warns her to stay away from Sly he has hurt the last women he was with real bad. It is for her own good she needs to stay away. The women that Beau is seeing and had cheated with is the one that Sky had hurt. She needs to becareful.
What happens to Raine?? To Sly?? Sly is still keeping a secret from Raine will he finally break down and tell her?? Are they able to help each other??
This story has so many twist an turns in it that you never what to expect to happen. You find yourself on the edge of your seat with this page turner. It is an emotional roller coaster of a story. OMG THIS STORY IS SO FILLED WITH EMOTION LOTS OF LOVE AND MORE!! It is a must read for all. Mismousey gives it a firm 50 out of 5 stars.
NOW GO AND GET YOUR COPY OF THIS EMOTIONAL TERRIFIC MUST READ TODAY!! HURRY RUN ITS HOT HOT HOT !!! SUNK IS ONE BOOK YOU WANT TO GET TODAY!!
“So tell me, Raine. Did you only accept my date because you were caught in a compromising position last night, or were you being genuine?”
Oh dear. “A little of both.” I arch my eyebrow.
He chuckles. Is that good or bad?
“Well, I take that answer then. Okay, well, I better get going. You probably have work tomorrow.”
“I do. I really enjoyed our date, though.”
“Me too. Is it okay to call you, tomorrow perhaps?”
“I’d like that.” I smile.
I walk Sly to the door, and before I open it, I feel him gripping my waist, tugging it toward his hard body. I take a few steps back from him, because I know what’s about to happen, and I’m not sure I’m ready for it. I have to be honest with him. “Sly, you don’t want this. I’ve lost my only child, and my husband left me for another woman. I’m broken. My heart is no longer whole.”
My words don’t seem to affect him as he makes his way back to me, like a predator going after his prey. This time, I don’t move
Renea has always had her nose inside of a book ever since she could remember. She has wrote ever since she was young enough to write, never showing anyone what she was writing. Initially she started writing Coming Back to You without intending to publish, but her hubby of 15 years encouraged her to publish it. And she did. She couldn’t imagine never writing. Its in her blood.
Her mind is always wondering, plotting and full of ideas. Even her hubs questions her sanity sometimes, because she well her characters are real. They feel real.
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