Monday, 29 July 2013

Scandalous by H.M. Ward

Scandalous (Scandalous, #1)Scandalous by H.M. Ward
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Cover & Title - 4 out of 5
Favorite Quote - “You make me want you in every possible way. I’ve never wanted to do that so much in my life. Every inch of you is divine, like you were sculpted for me, and me alone.”
Favorite Character - Abby

Let me down slow and easy
Cause there ain't nothin' I can do
I hope and pray my faith won't leave me
When it comes down to me and you

This book was fresh, new and interesting. I was confused, worried almost how the author would manage to take a character from a minister to a sex loving woman. However the build up to the passion, sex.. the love, it was perfect.

You lyin' next to me
Fulfilled some destiny
I wanna cry
But I breathe a sigh

Abby did not come across like some wanton, turn coat hussy. No she was a woman who had missed a chance, a moment that changed her life & not for the better. She was still moral, full of understanding and a lovely character, she evolved throughout the book, she realized, they realized they were meant to be together. She spoke about soul-mates and I can honestly say that is what they felt like (for me) during this story. I was totally involved in their love and i adored it.

Overflow of emotion
And a hurt that'll never heal
If you close the door forever
The fate of pain is sealed

Towards the end of the book when the scandal happens, I was emotional. I was so worried everything was going to go to hell. Thankfully I got my happy ending and it came about in an amazing and moving way.
I am so glad i read this book and i would seriously recommend it. I am dashing of to read the next in the series now!

The lyrics quoted in the review are Breathe a sigh by Def Leppard, view them here, listen to the song here

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