[KINDLE] ❆ Blue-Eyed Devil ❤ Lisa Kleypas – Thomashillier.co.uk

Blue-Eyed Devil MEET THE BLUE EYED DEVIL His Name Is Hardy Cates He S A Self Made Millionaire Who Comes From The Wrong Side Of The Tracks He S Made Enemies In The Rough And Tumble Ride To The Top Of Houston S Oil Industry He S Got Hot Blood In His Veins And Vengeance On His MindET THE HEIRESS She S Haven Travis Despite Her Family S Money, She Refuses To Set Out On The Path They Ve Chosen For Her But When Haven Marries A Man Her Family Disapproves Of, Her Life Is Set On A New And Dangerous Course Two Years Later, Haven Comes Home, Determined To Guard Her Heart And Hardy Cates, A Family Enemy, Is The Last Person She Needs Darkening Her Door Or Setting Her Soul On Fire THE SPARKS FLYFilled With Lisa Kleypas S Trademark Sensuality, Filled With Characters You Love To Hate And Men You Love To Love, Blue Eyed Devil Will Hold You Captive In Its Storytelling Power As The Destiny Of Two People Unfolds With Every Magical Word


10 thoughts on “Blue-Eyed Devil

  1. says:

    Okay How to write this review without the whole thing turning into a Hardy Cates droolfest It s going to be very hard, because I love the man One Upon a Time, There was a Guy Named Hardy Cates I met Hardy Cates in Sugar Daddy, and I have to say that I sure did fall hard for him Big time Hard as a young Liberty Jones did I could see that beneath that mind numbingly sexy bad boy veneer was a sensitive, loving, good hearted person My feelings never changed for him view spoiler As much Okay How to write this review without the whole thing turning into a Hardy Cates droolfest It s going to be very hard, because I love the man One Upon a Time, There was a Guy Named Hardy Cates I met Hardy Cates in Sugar Daddy, and I have to say that I sure did fall hard for him Big time Hard as a young Liberty Jones did I could see that beneath that mind numbingly sexy bad boy veneer was a sensitive, loving, good hearted person My feelings never changed for him view spoiler As much as I loved Sugar Daddy, I truly did take exception with the fact that my beloved author Lisa Kleypas was taking a shortcut to her happy ending by making Hardy seem like a bad guy so Liberty would have a reason to choose Gage I don t think Hardy deserved that Am I putting him on a pedestal Nope But Hardy could have been the guy who didn t win Liberty simply because the older Liberty knew that Gage was the man she wanted Not because of the dirty trick he pulled I was so disappointed with that Naturally, I was exceedingly thrilled to see Hardy get his day in the sun in this book And boy does he shine hide spoiler Oh, No Danielle s Reading a Chick Lit Book Not Again Although this book is still a lotchick lit oriented than I normally would prefer, I found myself taking it in with an effervescent fervor that I found surprising Although maybe that s not surprising at all in the sense that I never doubted Lisa Kleypas ability to write a beautiful, enjoyable book I am familiar with LK s experimental spirit that causes her to try different elements in her stories, and I admire her for that And for this chick lit non fan, she did a bang up job This is a nicely done hybrid of chick lit and romance and it s successful on both counts There is much time spent on Haven s life apart from Hardy Not too much, thankfully, but necessary all the same Page time is spent on a marriage that turns out to be nightmare for Haven As I read about Haven s marriage, I felt this strange kinship with her I ve never been married, nor have I been in a bad relationship like her But I have been in situations where I felt like the intrinsic person I was didn t seem valued, like I was being absorbed and eaten away until nothing remained I loved how visually this is illustrated with Haven s dream about being a Barbie doll whose body parts slowly fall off until nothing is left That feeling is so real for people who have been in those toxic relationships where your identity is nothing but a reflection of that other person s A sounding board for their brilliance, glamor, perfection For what I call go with the flow people who don t need to be the center of attention, and who often sacrifice their own needs for others , because they attract the emotional energy suckers like a vacuum I wanted to cry bitter tears for Haven And I did cry I cannot get over how traumatic it was to read about the abuse that she suffered at the hands of her husband How he took everything of value from her, and it wasn t enough I yelled at Haven to get out, to say no I wished that she had ran off with Hardy that night of Liberty and Gage s wedding Unfortunately, she didn t On the other hand, how can we skip through the bad parts of life that help us to be who we were meant to become, that make us strong, so we can get to the good parts Life doesn t work that way Would Hardy and Haven have lasted as the people they were then if they started their happy ending that night, or is their love stronger for what they experienced in the two years apart I think the latter Unlike my so savvy romance reviewing sisters on here, I didn t mark quotes, but I loved what Haven thinks about herself and Hardy together That their respective broken areas make them fit together so much better I truly believed that to be the case.Haven Haven was a beautifully layered character She might have come off as the spoiled little rich girl, if not done so well I didn t get that from her I did see her insecurities and her desire to be loved, feel worthy, and special I hurt for her that this led her into such a terrible situation with her husband I hurt for her that she didn t get the love that she needed from her mother or father Their version of love worked okay for her brothers, but it didn t really satisfy the little girl who had never felt valued by her parents I could identify with Haven s tendency to want to make others happy, often at her own expense I loved seeing her grow as a person I loved her for her having the courage to confront some truly scary situations and take control of her life from the fear that held her back and caged her She was a wonderful heroine Liberty is a hard act to follow, but I think Haven did a really great job of claiming her own place in my heart as a heroine.Back to Hardy Oh, what a man Once again, Ms Kleypas hits the mark in crafting her characteristic self made hero There is something so enduring, so distinct about Hardy s essence He shows up the oh so prevalent stereotypes about trailer park small town good ol boy guys I won t use the less nice terms What others might consider unworthy, I can t help but love about him He s down to earth, honest, real, vital, and not afraid to be a rough, real guy That appeals to me big time, even if I didn t think I would necessarily go for that type of guy A man who came from nothing, and pulled himself up painfully A man with an inner drive and ambition that actually embarassed him Like Haven, I totally didn t think he needed to feel shame about that A person cannot choose where they come from, but they can choose what kind of person they will be in the future Hardy chose to be about something He had a reputation for being twisted, view spoiler and what he did to Gage in Sugar Daddy was wrong, hide spoiler but I felt that Hardy had honor He was a man that would fight and work for what he valued And he treats women with respect and consideration That s really important to me as a person Although I think Hardy is one of the most physically sexiest heroes ever written, I also love his capacity for gentleness, how he loves all of Haven and values everything that she is Haven thought that Hardy just wanted to use her to get back at her family But I never saw it that way Hardy wanted Haven for the unique person she was, that drew him to her like a moth to a flame, and he showed how much she meant to him through his actions Deep down I think she believed that about him view spoiler The fact that she calls him when she s stuck in the elevator when she could only call one person is very telling hide spoiler Even when he didn t always do things the right way or say all the fancy words, he showed it And I was glad that Haven could see that there was something of value to Hardy even though everyone warned her away from him I have to tell you, I am not saying this lightly Hardy is one of my favorite heroes of all time He s definitely going in my top ten list, and near the top five, I think And that s an honor I don t know how you did it, Ms Kleypas, but you hit solid gold here.Overall Thoughts Blue Eyed Devil is a book that came to mean so much to me, despite its brevity There is so much in this book that calls to my book loving soul Lisa Kleypas writes so beautifully She s a very funny, and insightful person when it comes to human nature The way in which she shows the interactions between people is very true to life Although I love her historicals, I do feel that she has convinced me of her skill as a contemporary writer She shows me what there is to be appreciated about the present, when I tend to becaptivated by the past and the fantasy worlds, which seem so muchtantalizing The conversations and the confrontations that the characters have in this book are real to me I often felt like I had been there, both in situations with my family, friends, and with co workers or bosses That as much as the soul stirring, heart melting romance won me over in this book I loved Sugar Daddy, but I have to say that I loved Blue Eyed Devil evenI give this book the highest recommendation You might not like it, and that s okay But I love it enough that I wish you d give it a try


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    Haven, you know I m right Let s talk about this If you don t want to have sex, I don t want to talk about our feelings He scrubbed his hand through his hair, looking confused Well, that s for damn sure the first time a woman s ever said that to me I don t take rejection well, I muttered It s not rejection, it s a postponement And if Jack Daniel s makes you this ornery, I m never pouring you another shot It has nothing to do with the whiskey I m this ornery all on my own HardyHaven, you know I m right Let s talk about this If you don t want to have sex, I don t want to talk about our feelings He scrubbed his hand through his hair, looking confused Well, that s for damn sure the first time a woman s ever said that to me I don t take rejection well, I muttered It s not rejection, it s a postponement And if Jack Daniel s makes you this ornery, I m never pouring you another shot It has nothing to do with the whiskey I m this ornery all on my own Hardy, I said tentatively, would you indulge me a little A smile touched his mouth He reached out and pulled the sides of the shirt closed, an used the backs of his fingers to stroke my cheek A little, he said, or a lot Just tell me what you wantAfter reading Brown Eyed Girl, I feel I should be doing a reread of Blue Eyed Devil.Will be editing my review


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    4 stars I read the first book in this series Sugar Daddy earlier last year and it was my first Lisa Kleypas book I loved it and couldn t wait to getof the Travis family Unfortunately, the audio books for the rest of the series were unavailable When I saw that Blue Eyed Devil was on audio, I jumped at reading it Haven Travis is the only girl in the Travis clan and she s trying to make her own path She s in love and marries a man her family doesn t want her to, and it doesn t go as 4 stars I read the first book in this series Sugar Daddy earlier last year and it was my first Lisa Kleypas book I loved it and couldn t wait to getof the Travis family Unfortunately, the audio books for the rest of the series were unavailable When I saw that Blue Eyed Devil was on audio, I jumped at reading it Haven Travis is the only girl in the Travis clan and she s trying to make her own path She s in love and marries a man her family doesn t want her to, and it doesn t go as planned The man she marries is not a good guy and she ends up coming back to her family, but she s sworn off men for now Then there is Hardy Cates I was curious about Hardy in the first book of this series and I loved him with Haven It takes a while for them to find their groove and for her to open up to a man again, but Hardy breaks her barriers down These two had such strong chemistry and a great connection I adored them together Blue Eyed Devil was another Kleypas win for me I m looking forward to reading the last two Travis books andfrom this author in the futureI love you enough to try and deserve you I would do anything, be anything, for you


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    I ve been in a massive book hangover this week and I couldn t read anything new Fortunately, this book got me out of my slump Hardy Cates He s everything that a bad boy hero should be He s gorgeous, rich, charming with enough vulnerability to make you fall in love with his character He s strong and heroic and there s no doubt to his love and devotion for Haven Haven Travis Despite growing up rich and privileged, Haven s life is far from perfect She made a really bad decisio I ve been in a massive book hangover this week and I couldn t read anything new Fortunately, this book got me out of my slump Hardy Cates He s everything that a bad boy hero should be He s gorgeous, rich, charming with enough vulnerability to make you fall in love with his character He s strong and heroic and there s no doubt to his love and devotion for Haven Haven Travis Despite growing up rich and privileged, Haven s life is far from perfect She made a really bad decision of marrying Nick who ended up abusing her physically and emotionally My heart went out to her I was kind of mad at her father for being so overbearing towards her I honestly didn t feel that he loves her at all Her dad hadtime and love for Liberty and Carrington than Haven and that really upset me because she tried so hard to become the daughter he wants I loved how her character evolved from being a frightened young woman to become a force in her own right I loved all the side characters Gage, Liberty, Jack, Joeand Todd Ms Kleypas writing is stellar as always I mean, apart from not having Hardy s POV, this book is perfect Loved it


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    This is only my second book by Lisa Kleypas but I am here to say that I am really enjoying her books and I ll be reading manyI m finding her writing to be so genuine I don t always end up loving stories that are told in the first person s point of view but LK gives such a strong delivery and her stories are enticing and engaging Blue Eyed Devil was a bit of a surprise to me I was preparing myself for all things Hardy Cates and yes I got that, but it was as much a story about Haven Trav This is only my second book by Lisa Kleypas but I am here to say that I am really enjoying her books and I ll be reading manyI m finding her writing to be so genuine I don t always end up loving stories that are told in the first person s point of view but LK gives such a strong delivery and her stories are enticing and engaging Blue Eyed Devil was a bit of a surprise to me I was preparing myself for all things Hardy Cates and yes I got that, but it was as much a story about Haven Travis too When these two meet it was electrifying to say the least It was within the first 5% of the book that I fell in love with Hardy Well if I have to be honest I fell in love with the guy in Sugar Daddy He is sexy, sweet, a tad alpha and incredibly hot He wasn t an open book and I loved that He brought the unexpected to the story I wasn t certain what to expect from Haven Instantly I got this strong vibe from her She was sassy, independent and beautiful She was a Travis so there were certain things you assumed about her This was something that she worked hard at keeping in check Haven worked hard at being independent andimportantly independent of what her family represents It isn t that she doesn t love them She does But her relationships with her mom and her dad were lacking of some the most fundamental things when it comes to parents And when the life she had chosen begins to crumble and her marriage had became a dark place to be she found herself a completely broken person It took every last thread of strength that Haven had within her to reach out to her family Gage was always the one she could turn to when she was growing up He would be that person yet again Gage and Liberty offered her that abiding love And her brother Jack was so sweet too But the one who breathed life back into her was Hardy I absolutely loved Hardy and Haven together There were so many sweet and tender moments Their chemistry starts off strong, then lulls, then comes back full force Hardy became Haven s rock but I have to say Haven gave as good as she got Hardy leaned on her for strength too The Travis Family Series is pretty fantastic I ve already started Smooth Talking Stranger and I am enjoying it as well If you haven t read anything by Lisa Kleypas give this series a try You will not be disappointed


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    5 stars Contemporary RomanceI wanted to read Blue Eyed Devil because Hardy Cates seemed like such a sexy and magnetic bad boy character I mainly read Sugar Daddy in order to have the necessary background on him to read this, so color me surprised that I wound up not liking this as much as Sugar Daddy Don t get me wrong, Hardy Cates is everything I thought he would be and then some, but to me, this book is seriously inhibited by not having his point of view It s told strictly from the 5 stars Contemporary RomanceI wanted to read Blue Eyed Devil because Hardy Cates seemed like such a sexy and magnetic bad boy character I mainly read Sugar Daddy in order to have the necessary background on him to read this, so color me surprised that I wound up not liking this as much as Sugar Daddy Don t get me wrong, Hardy Cates is everything I thought he would be and then some, but to me, this book is seriously inhibited by not having his point of view It s told strictly from the first person point of view of heroine Haven Travis, and she s just no Liberty Jones folks I thought this was Hardy s story I mean the title refers to him after all , but it s actually Haven s, and I just couldn t get over being somewhat disappointed about that.I empathized with Haven s painful ordeal she endures domestic violence by her narcissistic husband, including a brutal rape thank you Tammy and Kim for the warning , and I was moved by her struggle to survive the aftermath and to build a new life for herself I just couldn t relate to her, and the first part of the book was difficult for me to get through When Hardy finally enters the picture and the sparks fly between him and Haven, that s when things get interesting Hardy is the ultimate bad boy hero and impossible to encapsulate he s sexy as sin, devilishly charming, crude, arrogant, self built and self reliant, bold, flirtatious, and volatile He s so complex, and unfortunately without having his point of view, we never get enough insight into his thoughts, emotions, motives, and struggles and are left to wonder what s really lurking behind his haunting blue eyes Also, the story ended way too abruptly for me and when things were finally coming together, felt rushed and left me wantingof Hardy and Haven, especiallyHardy When reading about Hardy, I couldn t help but daydream and do some imaginary casting I kept picturing actor Josh Lucas from the movie Sweet Home Alabama or actor Josh Holloway, Sawyer from LOST, because both of them have the cocky swagger and sexy blue eyes.Overall, Blue Eyed Devil is a great read and saved by Lisa Kleypas s masterful writing I just can t help being a little disappointed because it had the potential to be even better with a beguiling character like Hardy Cates, but just doesn t fully deliver without giving us his side of the story We are left to ponder too much and he remains an elusive mystery, which is just a shame because damn, the boy is smoking H O T Even so, it s a terrific story, and I can t seem to rate it less than 5 stars Revised after finishing the series and completing a reread After reading so many contemporary romances, this is still a favorite keeper and definitely worth a 5 rating


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    I m on the fence with this one, and I don t know what to do with my rating I m leaving at 2, because while the first part did a very good job at portraying home life abuse, I wanted to slap the menoften than not and the romance didn t work for me That s going to be long, and it might involve a lot of cursing Sorry about that. This book starts like a cheesy tale Haven Travis, spoiled daughter of a Texan millionaire, marries the guy she lovesthan anything, against the will of I m on the fence with this one, and I don t know what to do with my rating I m leaving at 2, because while the first part did a very good job at portraying home life abuse, I wanted to slap the menoften than not and the romance didn t work for me That s going to be long, and it might involve a lot of cursing Sorry about that. This book starts like a cheesy tale Haven Travis, spoiled daughter of a Texan millionaire, marries the guy she lovesthan anything, against the will of her powerful father I know what you think, because I thought it too How could this story startclich and cheesy I trusted Lisa Kleypas I was right, to a certain extend Why Because these days, when people tend to mistake a fucking controlling bastard for a protective guy, I want to throw this books into all my friends hands because that s one of the best portray of marital abuse I read in a contemporary romance The first part of this book drove me mad sick, even I was so pissed pissed as I WANT TO PUNCH THE FUCKING WALL And the worst do you want to know what the worst is That s the fact I could almost UNDERSTAND why Haven could let her husband abuse her like this No, that s not right, I rephrase I could see how her mind was leading her this way, to fucking PLEASE him, the sick asshole.Yes, girls Someone who wants to control you or hit you will say that s it s YOUR fucking fault Because you re not beautiful enough Careful enough Skilled enough There s a scene where he loses his shit because she didn t fucking IRONED her shirt well Fortunately I have never experienced such awful relationship myself, but someone I care about had, and let me tell you, all starts with nothing An event so unimportant you don t even realize that you have accepted something you didn t want too You want to be loved but control isn t love That s the OPPOSITE of it Apart from that Why, wonderful story of lust between Haven and Hardy Cates after her divorce As for big strong guy me want you, honey Come in my cavern and I will protect and feed you Okay, so as you guessed, I wasn t a fan of the romance between them because surprise THAT S NOT A ROMANCE THAT S SEXUAL TENSION UNDERLINED WITH SAVIOR COMPLEX.Oh, and casual sexism Hardy, Hardy, Hardy How could you disappoint me like this I m not gonna lie, I read this book for him Why Because I fell for his youngself in the beginning of Sugar Daddy, literally stopped reading it to discover his story while here, without being a bad guy, he failed to move me and made me cringe because SEXISM EVERYWHERE, INSTALUST, NEVER LOVE Seriously, sometimes I feel like I m an alien somehow, because I just can t take how men s behavior is portrayed I mean, if I were a man, especially a Texan, I would be fucking pissed to see how sexist I m shown I MEAN GUYS ARE THEY REALLY LIKE THAT JUST TELL ME I m starting to wondering but it must be freaking stereotypes, right RIGHT That s a shame because I love reading about love stories setting in different places and I consider myself as open minded, but sometimes it seems that all that is throwing at me are stereotypes That s so exhausting I m well aware that stereotypes about men s behavior are everywhere, damn, I m living in a country where men are supposed to be all players and romantic Please.I guess I m pissed on men s behalf here And on Texan s behalf too Because do you realize what 90% of my fellows know about Texas 1 Walter fucking ranger and his commando2 Men are sexists and old fashioned3 Georges BushYIKES I m sure there sto know about Texas, no Because sentences like thatYes you are brave Most women would be in hysterics by now. OH HELL She was about to drown in an elevator for Pete s sake Sorry to disappoint you, but most of men would be pretty hysterics too Well, sentences like that piss me off 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 the woman just lived hell and needs a big, strong, former manwhore man to save her Hell no Actually, Haven tries to stand for herself during the whole book, to emancipate from all the male figures who try to control her her husband , to disrespect her personal boundaries her brothers of course, in order to help her, but still and she falls in love with a guy like Hardy Oh, give the girl a break If their love story had been an actual love story, if they had done things together, learnt to know each other, I might have overtaken the full Texan mode but as it was, aka lust lust lust luuuuuust only I couldn t.There s only so muchOh My I want sex sex sex with HardyI can take.Now, I didn t like Barrons you know, so maybe you won t agree with me Forof my reviews, please visit


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    Posted at Under the CoversHer name is Haven But it s her last name that gets her noticed Being the only girl in a family of men can be tough sometimes With three overprotective brothers plus a meddling father, Haven has a difficult time finding a guy who can stand up to her family name, let alone her family Haven falls in love quickly with a man who she thinks she knows But, in the end, being married to Nick isn t what she thought it would be Blue Eyed Devilmade me bawl like a baby I m Posted at Under the CoversHer name is Haven But it s her last name that gets her noticed Being the only girl in a family of men can be tough sometimes With three overprotective brothers plus a meddling father, Haven has a difficult time finding a guy who can stand up to her family name, let alone her family Haven falls in love quickly with a man who she thinks she knows But, in the end, being married to Nick isn t what she thought it would be Blue Eyed Devilmade me bawl like a baby I m not ashamed to admit it because it was such a rollercoaster ride The events of this book shocked me and I couldn t help but sympathize and go through various emotions It was this part that seriously broke my heart His arms closed around me tentatively, unlike his usual firm grip, and I realized he was trying to keep from hurting me I felt the trembling beneath his stillness.Overwhelmed with relief I laid my good cheek on his shoulder Gage, I whispered Love youthan anybody He had to clear his throat before he could speak Love you too, baby girl Haven was an amazing character I loved her strength and courage throughout this entire book Writing her character must have been difficult Kleypas had to make her vulnerable and show her fear without making her become a spineless woman In the end, I thought Haven still possessed that fire she had before she was with Nick and perhaps evenso when she was with Hardy.Hardy Cates is pure, undiluted lust He s just so masculine and sexually potent, it was no wonder Haven pounced on him when she got the chance I don t blame her I liked that Kleypas kept his hell rising personality She s good in that she doesn t suddenly change a character s personality now that he s the hero of the book Hardy is ambitious and he would do anything in his power to achieve what he wants, even it means selling people out Kleypas didn t erase his determination in this book and I m glad for it In fact, I think it made Hardy evenappealing,sexy if that was even possible The fact that he was so keen on having Haven, no questions asked, was a turn on Is it just me or does anyone else think that Kleypas writes the best heroes I m not sure if it s the change in genre or if it s the hero s personality, but I find the sex scenes in her contemporary series a lot hotter than in her historical romance novels My palms got sweaty a couple of times while reading this A few friends have mentioned their everlasting love for this book, being one of their all time favourites and I think thatBlue Eyed Devil will be one of those books on my keeper shelf that will be bent and ripped from so many rereads It was that good I always fall in love with Kleypas books and this one was no exception


  9. says:

    Blue Eyed Devil would have earned a solid 5 star rating from me if it had been written from Hardy Cate s point of view Don t get me wrong I liked Haven Travis I sympathized with her during the abuse scenes with her narcissistic, whack job of a husband But Haven was not the sort of person I could see myself becoming friends with In spite of all the horrible things that happened to her and the way she started to turn her life around, her character still smacked of the poor little rich girl c Blue Eyed Devil would have earned a solid 5 star rating from me if it had been written from Hardy Cate s point of view Don t get me wrong I liked Haven Travis I sympathized with her during the abuse scenes with her narcissistic, whack job of a husband But Haven was not the sort of person I could see myself becoming friends with In spite of all the horrible things that happened to her and the way she started to turn her life around, her character still smacked of the poor little rich girl cliche This chick had serious issues and neededthan a few months of therapy I couldn t help thinking that her relationship with Hardy feltlike a rebound than happily ever after The intensity and emotions packed into this book hit a little close to home and left me in tears at one point Be forewarned that a rape takes place in this book thanks Kim for telling me in advance I have worked closely with DV and rape victims Kleypas seems to understand these issues almost too well and the feelings thoughts associated with them She is definitely the queen of evoking emotions Great opening scene between Hardy and Haven tho Loved it Funny dialogue and a risque situation that most girls dream of being caught in Or maybe it s just me I only wish the next chapter had carried on this light hearted romantic theme.I ve said it before and I ll say it again Hardy Cates is Kleypas s contemporary romance version of St Vincent Devil in Winter Hardy does something absolutely rotten at the end of Sugar Daddy, but he manages to redeem himself in Blue Eyed Devil He is an uber bad boy all the way and VERY HOT I would have given anything to hop into this man s head So in essence, the first person voice ruined this book for me Now if only Lisa Kleypas would pull a Stephenie Meyer and re write this book from the hero s perspective


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    4 starsI no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge togetherBlue Eyed Devil is the story of Haven, a young woman from a very wealthy oil family Coming out of a bad marriage Hav 4 starsI no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge togetherBlue Eyed Devil is the story of Haven, a young woman from a very wealthy oil family Coming out of a bad marriage Haven has attracted the attention of Hardy, a rival of the family But there may beto Hardy than meets the eye, but Haven isn t sure if she s ready to handle a man like him.It s funny because everyone told me after I read Sugar Daddy that I would love this bookand well I didn t Don t get me wrong it was fantastic, but it s almost like how everyone else LOVES Devil in Winter and while I enjoyed that one too, it doesn t live up to the hype Maybe it s just me and my picky ass reading tastes This book was very rushed at the end and everything just fell together with minimal conflict even tho there was a crapton of buildup to it.What I loved was Haven as a heroine Beat down she had a hard time of it, but she overcame and did her best to live her life on her own terms I love Kleypas writing style which makes it so effortless to fall into her world and read about her characters And I even really enjoyed the sex scenes, normally I skip those in my romances I can see why others loved this book and I really liked it, hence 4 starsOne of the blessings human beings take for granted is the ability to remember pain without re feeling it The pain of the physical wounds is long gone and the other kind of hurt, the damage done to our spirits, has been healed We are careful with those scarred places in each otherFollow me on Facebook Blog Instagram Twitter