Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Review of Power Play by Mallery Malone
Power Play by Mallery Malone
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
When we meet Raphael and Macy in Knock Out we had no idea they were acquainted with one another. However, when Power Play opens at Sebastian and Renata's party we learn that they had an extensive history together that went back to their childhood. As you read their story you learn that their relationship fell victim to a confluence of unfortunate events and really, REALLY bad timing.
I think that what strikes me most about Raphael's character is that he is easily able to admit to himself that he loves Macy and always has. While this self-awareness is novel among such testosterone-filled alpha male characters, it does not mean that he's quick to tell Macy and that's because he worries that he's not good enough - silly man. As for Macy, well she's a red-head, and really do I need to say more than that? She is as feisty, passionate and independent as you would expect and she loves Raffie - always has and always will, whether she wants to or not. Because of their history and their personalities, the sex scenes are scorchingly hot.
Power Play is the second novella in the series and it was a great read. I think I enjoyed Raphael and Macy's story even more than Sebastian and Renata's. That said, I am really looking forward to reading Gabriel's story next.
I received a complimentary copy of the book in exchange for an honest review.
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