Sebastian Stark just isn’t cut out for normal life with a girlfriend in the hot and humid city of Miami. All in all, he’d rather be back on the island where it was just the two of them, and he could keep everything in balance. The bar down the street tempts him daily, but he’s determined to remain strong. Adjusting to normal life is difficult, but Bastian is doing his best to keep himself together and the nightmares away. Raine’s happy, and that’s what matters to him the most.
But not all nightmares can be driven away.
When Bastian’s former mentor comes into the picture and presents him with an ultimatum, Bastian slips into old habits. Though he wants to shield Raine from the truth, the shady circumstances of his past form into a hurricane he can’t control. In an effort to protect her, Bastian has no choice but to throw himself back into his old job – death match tournaments – just one last time.
Dropped into the arctic wilderness with weapons loaded, Bastian has to compete against representatives from major crime lords all over the states. He’s studied his competition, he knows their weaknesses, and he’s ready to battle for the woman he loves. There’s only one opponent in the mix that causes him any concern. In order to guarantee Raine’s safety, Bastian will be pitted against the key hit man for Chicago’s largest mob family – a guy who’s known as one hell of a shot.
A guy named Evan Arden.
Genre Romantic Suspense/ Erotica
Publication Date June 19th 2014
When I first read Surviving Raine, it was one of my favorite books. The story was different from anything I had read, I was on the edge of my seat during the entire book and I almost felt like I needed to take medication to calm down!
In Bastian’s Storm, Raine and Bastian are living in Miami. I absolutely loved Bastian and his angry, no-holds-barred attitude. He really adores Raine but has mood swings. Through all this, Raine makes it work. She loves him and never gives up. I did love the passion between these two:
“Most of all, I love the way you love me,” she said. “I love the passion inside of you and how you make me feel like the most desired woman in the world when I’m with you.”
Bastian’s Storm was almost like a Hunger Games-type story with tons of steamy sex. This was a solid, 4-star read for me. I would have liked more of these two together in this story, but I did love the ending. I also adored Bastian for recognizing that he needed to change. Ms. Savage is an incredible writer and this series is one of my very favorites.
About the Author
Shay Savage lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband, two children, and a variety of household pets. She is an accomplished public speaker, and holds the rank of Distinguished Toastmaster from Toastmasters International. When not writing, she enjoys science fiction movies, and loves soccer in any and all forms. During the fall, she coaches her daughter’s soccer team. Though she currently works in the technology field, her school background is in psychology, and she brings a lot of that knowledge into the characters within her stories.
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