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I can’t remember the last time I felt completely safe. Security seemed more like a luxury to me, reserved for those who were fortunate enough to have picture perfect childhoods. For those who didn’t bear the ugly scars that keep me bound in constant, debilitating fear. I’ve run from that fear my entire life. But when I met him, for once, I couldn’t run anymore.
He scared the hell out of me in a way that excited every fiber of my being. It wasn’t the tattoos or the piercings. It wasn’t the warmth that seemed to radiate from his frame and blanket me whenever he was near. It was just…him. The scary beautiful man that threatened to alter 23 years of routine and rituals, and make me face my crippling fear.
My name is Kami and I am constantly afraid. And the thing that scares me the most is the very thing I want.
“Don’t worry,” he smiled, pulling me into the hard warmth of his chest. “I’ve got you. I’ll always catch you when you fall.”
And just like that, Blaine had staked his claim on the untouched part of me that no living soul had ever moved. He had captured every fear, every reservation, and crushed them in the palm of his inked hand.
Wow – where to even begin. I’ve had this in my Kindle for awhile, and just earlier this week got around to reading it – MISTAKE! Should have started it the second I got it. Damn –
Blaine? Um, hello? Blaine?? What is there NOT to fall in love with? Tall, bedroom-brown-eyes, inked up AND pierced? Yeah – you had me at bedroom-brown-eyes. Kami is a mess of issues – she’s had it rough – a lot rougher than anyone should have too – especially someone that’s still standing – issues or not, she’s still standing. But when she walks into Dive, a bar in Charlotte NC after a bad night – looking for some liquid relaxation with her best friend Angle – she had no idea that Blaine would be there to through her world upside down.
There’s flirting – banter – body shots – and chance glances across a semi-crowded bar. She leaves, Blaine things he’ll probably never see her again – and can’t shake the spark that was there when she licked his neck – sucked the lime from his lips – and those eyes – Kami’s emerald eyes that shown to bright to be real.
But when Kami comes back to the bar a few weeks later interested in the bartender job Blaine doesn’t hesitate in hiring her – and thus the tension begins. Sexual and other…..
Blaine has to break down every wall Kami has perfected around her heart. She’s damaged – BAD. And he’s trying ….. and trying…… and trying to prove to her that there’s nothing to be afraid of – that he won’t hurt her. But it’s going to take A LOT of convincing – time and patience to make these two work. Kami doesn’t realize Blaine has issues of his own – and hopefully these two can take that time and make this work, because a love like this doesn’t come around twice in a lifetime.
You will swoon – you will DEFINITELY fall in love/lust with Blaine – and you’ll cry your eyes out. You’ll feel Kami’s fear – pain – and memories to your core.
S.L Jennings is pretty much amazing – and makes you feel the emotions throughout this book. Kami could be anyone – our sister, friend – even lover. Keep fighting the fight!
“Life may not be pretty but it’s always beautiful. We may only see the ugliness on the surface. The shit that only the world chooses to notice. But, if we dig deep, if we get to the heart of life, where there’s no pain or fear, where we can just be who we are and love freely without judgement, it’s really beautiful.”
“Love. It was the thing that bound us and tore us apart. It was our disease and the remedy of our shattered hearts. It was a sonofabitch.”
“Your fears are not you. Do you hear me? They don’t define who you are.”
“I know you said you don’t feel anything,” he whispered. “But can you honestly say that you don’t feel this? That this heat, this attraction, is all in my head? Don’t think about it; just answer. Tell me what your heart wants to say and not what your head keeps trying to make you believe.”
- Fear of Falling By S.L. Jennings (confessionsofabookheaux.com)
- Fear of falling book edition (slideshare.net)
- Fear of Falling by S.L. Jennings (rumpledsheetsblog.wordpress.com)