Blue-Eyed Devil (#31 on our Top Romances List) reading Sugar Daddy, Lisa Kleypas’s first foray into contemporary writing, I was eager. Scenes of domestic abuse and the journey to recovery make Kleypas’s modern romance anything but fluff. A Wellesley grad and daughter of a. Blue-Eyed Devil Lisa Kleypas When Haven Travis defies her father’s wishes by marrying college boyfriend Nick Tanner, she is determined that.
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Brother Jack takes Haven under his wing, insisting she work for his company, live in his building, and accompany him for a drink one night after work.
His eyes are mentioned so much, I started to picture his eyes like young Paul Newman. Trivia About Blue-Eyed Devil Lida you’re not beautiful enough.
I yelled at Haven to get out, to say no. I kept wondering when Haven was finally going to say enough is enough.
She marries, Nick, a total a-hole who abuses her progressively until he ends up beating the shit out of her and then eventually raping her and leaving her to die. Looking forward to the rest of this series and LK’s liaa works! Their chemistry starts off strong, then lulls, then comes back full force. If I had my way, she would write morning, noon and night and alternate between the two. Kleypas, Lisa – Blue-Eyed Devil: My heart went out to her. One thing that Lisa Kleypas manages better than almost any other author, is an authentic, completely believable male voice.
I kind of wish I’d known how much before I decided to listen to the audio on public transport.
Haven prefers to hide, not socialize, but she wills herself to endure the crush of patrons at the bar until she spots the devil-blue-eyed man she had tried to forget from an earlier encounter.
The first half of the book dedicated to Haven’s disaster of a marriage to an abusive brute was very frightening. Because they are Texas Men. It’s not major you can probably assume the trajectory without confirming the destinationbut it is key to the plot. I thoroughly enjoyed her relationship with Hardy and I was glad when she finally overcame her jealousy towards Liberty. Will be editing my review.
I can’t express how much I loved this book! OK, that’s probably a little harsh.
Brave enough to take a risk again by being with Hardy. Of course he has his moments a certain gift was adorable and I don’t hate him, far from it, but for me that seemed too similar to a New Adult book: He does everything he can to get close to her and eventually succeeds, at first becoming friends and then lovers I guess maybe it wasn’t that spoiler-heavy Jun 26, Didi rated it it was amazing Shelves: Haven falls in love quickly with a man who she thinks she knows.
No person has the right to bully, slander, or control someone else. As nice was seeing Haven’s father from her viewpoint as opposed to Liberty’s.
I guess I’m pissed on men’s behalf here. Honestly, considering the characters in his midst, he was far from a devil.
But I never saw it that way.
I still can’t definitively come to terms with the fact that the book is in first person as I wish that I could have seen some of the story from Hardy’s point of view perhaps his encounter with his father, please? I hurt for her that she didn’t get the love that she needed from her mother or father.
Blue-Eyed Devil (Travises, #2) by Lisa Kleypas
But I love it enough that I wish you’d give it a try. Mar 24, Jacob Proffitt rated it really liked it Shelves: And oh, shit, I didn’t even get around to the bullshit drunken rough sex scene.
The dialogs seemed phony and if I read the word narcissistic one more time, I was gonna throw myself on a trap. Instantly I got eyex strong vibe from her. He’s gorgeous, rich, charming with enough vulnerability to make you fall in love with his character.
What I mean by how this novel was quite devik for a romance novel is that the story starts off with Haven being abused by her former husband Nick and this was the first romance novel that I had read that dealt with the subject matter of domestic abuse and it really made this story much more relatable to any reader who had also suffered through domestic abuse.
I was so disappointed with that! Haven eventually leaves Nick after he becomes abusive.