Publisher: Berkley on October 23, 2012
Genres: Erotica, Romance
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Gideon Cross. As beautiful and flawless on the outside as he was damaged and tormented on the inside. He was a bright, scorching flame that singed me with the darkest of pleasures. I couldn't stay away. I didn't want to. He was my addiction... my every desire... mine.
My past was as violent as his, and I was just as broken. We’d never work. It was too hard, too painful... except when it was perfect. Those moments when the driving hunger and desperate love were the most exquisite insanity.
We were bound by our need. And our passion would take us beyond our limits to the sweetest, sharpest edge of obsession...
At A Glance
The on and off was a bit much, but I really enjoyed the story.
It’s funny because Gideon and Eva annoyed the crap out of me in this book, but in the end I didn’t care, I still like them. Gideon is melodramatic and completely closes himself off to Eva. Like no commination. I didn’t like this hot and cold Gideon as much. His behavior is explained at the end, but we have to wait the whole book to understand why he’s acting the way he is. So frustrating, but it kept me reading. Because any book that can make me feel such strong emotion is pretty awesome in my world.
Eva is crazy jealous of anything with a vagina within 10 feet of her man, and pretty much wilts when she isn’t together with Gideon. But I was proud of her for sticking to her guns while Gideon played Jekyll and Hyde. She didn’t let him get away with much, even when it broke her heart.
Reflected in You is an intense and emotionally read. Lots of feels, lots of almost tears. The plot interested me a lot this time. Talk about surprises. I see Gideon in a whole new light now. I think there will be a lot of healing from this point on.
Seriously! The back and forth about killed me. On, off, on, off, on, off, on, off, on off, on, off, on, off. See how annoying that sentence was? That’s how annoying Gideon and Eva’s relationship was in this book. They fought, they had sex, fought, sex, lather, rinse, repeat. A person can only take so much of that. This whole book frustrated me to no end…..but sometimes I liked it.
I still think the sex is hot, but I started to skim some of the sex scenes. There are just so many and I was more interested in the story.
I feel like the Crossfire books are impossible to rate. I could have easily given this book 3.5 stars because of how frustrating it was, but I am also a bit obsessed with these books so I want to give this one 4.5 stars. Maybe it’s really a 4 starrer? Still no idea. Very recommended anyways.
“The only way I’m keeping my hands off her is if I’m dead. Find another way to fix us.”
“I’d rather argue with you, angel, then laugh with anyone else.”
“People get over love. They can live without it, they can move on. Love can be lost and found again. But that won’t happen for me. I won’t survive you, Eva.”
“I couldn’t imagine that I’d ever fall in love again like I had with Gideon. For better or worse, he was my soulmate. The other half of me. In many ways, he was my reflection.”
“I didn’t know I was looking for anything until I saw you.”