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The Pleasures of Winter

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The Pleasures of Winter is a steamy erotic story of romantic obsession and explosive sexual chemistry for fans of Fifty Shades of Grey and Bared to YouWhen reporter Abbie Marshall needs to escape Honduras a private jet carrying a Hollywood A lister is her only way out She has a ride home with Irish actor Jack Winter notorious womanizer and all round bad boy Abbie is shaken to the core by Winter's blazing beauty and provocative. 5 blisteringly hot starsHere's my confessionIt was the the last day of 2012 and I was looking for a uick fun read to tide me over until a book I had pre ordered was released the following day The reviews for The Pleasures of Winter were all over the place but I decided to give it a shot anyway after watching an entertaining interview with the 2 Irish authors who co wrote the book under the name Evie HunterAll I can say is holy yowza batman Yes this book falls firmly into the What to read after Fifty Shades of Grey category but in my opinionand pay attention to me here peopleThis book blows Fifty Shades out of the water That's right I said itimage error Joseph Schacht. Esquisse d'une histoire du droit musulman : Traduit de l'anglais par Jeanne et Félix Arin private jet carrying a Hollywood A lister is her only way out She has a ride home with Irish actor Jack Winter notorious womanizer and all round bad boy Abbie is shaken to the core by Winter's blazing beauty and Au croisement des cultures de droit occidentale et musulmane: Le pluralisme juridique dans le code tunisien des obligations et des contrats provocative. 5 blisteringly hot starsHere's my confessionIt was the the last day of 2012 and I was looking for a uick fun read to tide me over until a book I had Mariage et liberté: Étude comparative entre le droit français, tunisien et musulman pre ordered was released the following day The reviews for The Pleasures of Winter were all over the FIGARO (LE) [No 4167] du 29/01/1958 - anastasia, grande-duchesse ou aventuriere par aucleres - loi-cadre algerie adoptee en seconde lecture a l'assemblee par gabilly le droit de greve et la fonction publique hebergement par ravon la citrouille , satellite de l'armee us serait lancee cette semaine par sauvage operations de police chez les etudiants musulmans de paris important jaillissement de petrole dansle sahara oriental - une ombre par guehenno conference du pacte de bagdad jacques guerard place but I decided to give it a shot anyway after watching an entertaining interview with the 2 Irish authors who co wrote the book under the name Evie HunterAll I can say is holy yowza batman Yes this book falls firmly into the What to read after Fifty Shades of Grey category but in my opinionand Droit musulman : du statut personnel et des successions d'après les différents rites, (Éd.1895) pay attention to me here Droit musulman - Des successions: D'après les différents rites, et plus particulièrement d'après le rite hanafite peopleThis book blows Fifty Shades out of the water That's right I said itimage error

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MindAfter the plane's nose dive into the remote rainforest forces them to fight for survival Abbie catches tantalizing glimpses of the complicated man behind the image And the she sees of him the he touches some primal part of her that she is determined to suppress But after a devastating encounter with Winter's shadow side Abbie's detachment is shatteredOn returning to normal life Abbie cannot forget what happened nor ignore. Cover Title 4 out of 5Favorite Line And was he I mean was there any activity in the horizontal salsa department Oh come on Abbie I am a visual person I need details Is that a clinical term horizontal salsaFavorite Character Abbie Fans self The book was deliciously titillating I loved the characters the story Once i had started reading I got lost in the story and did not want to stop There were so many elements to the story I loved all the twists surprises uncovering the truth I also love the sex scenes they were seriously steamy i do not believe i will ever be able to look at a feather again without feeling dirty The first lunge was mind blowing He possessed her so completely it was like nothing she had ever know before Her nerve endings felt as if they would melt under so much pleasureI was having some serious envy issues during this book i found myself wish Jack was real teaching me how to be a good girl Good girl He caressed her ass and then with a ruthless jerk tore the panties off her I'll buy you Jack well what can i say Move over Christian i have certainly found my new top Dom I would recommend this book I look forward to reading by this author Contingency in a Sacred Law: Legal and Ethical Norms in the Muslim Fiqh plane's nose dive into the remote rainforest forces them to fight for survival Abbie catches tantalizing glimpses of the complicated man behind the image And the she sees of him the he touches some Fondamentalismes, intégrismes : Une menace pour les droits de l'homme primal Etude Sur La Theorie Du Droit Musulman, Volume 1 - Primary Source Edition part of her that she is determined to suppress But after a devastating encounter with Winter's shadow side Abbie's detachment is shatteredOn returning to normal life Abbie cannot forget what happened nor ignore. Cover Title 4 out of 5Favorite Line And was he I mean was there any activity in the horizontal salsa department Oh come on Abbie I am a visual Le contrat d'entreprise en droit arabe: cas de l'Égypte: avec les dispositions des principaux codes arabes en différentes langues person I need details Is that a clinical term horizontal salsaFavorite Character Abbie Fans self The book was deliciously titillating I loved the characters the story Once i had started reading I got lost in the story and did not want to stop There were so many elements to the story I loved all the twists surprises uncovering the truth I also love the sex scenes they were seriously steamy i do not believe i will ever be able to look at a feather again without feeling dirty The first lunge was mind blowing He Observance des Droits de Dieu (l') possessed her so completely it was like nothing she had ever know before Her nerve endings felt as if they would melt under so much L'Empire ottoman et l'Europe (TEMPUS t. 697) pleasureI was having some serious envy issues during this book i found myself wish Jack was real teaching me how to be a good girl Good girl He caressed her ass and then with a ruthless jerk tore the La Mecque : Des origines à nos jours panties off her I'll buy you Jack well what can i say Move over Christian i have certainly found my new top Dom I would recommend this book I look forward to reading by this author

Evie Hunter Í 9 review

The shocking rumours about the star's private life Her struggle to make sense of her torment leads straight back to Winter who is just as obsessed by her But if they are to have a relationship Abbie knows she must embrace his hidden desires and accept her ownNo longer caring about anything but their intoxicating love affair Abbie is drawn deeper into the dark heart of Winter and the secret that threatens to destroy everything. I was offered a copy of this book through Net Galley So I signed up for Net Galley to get this book Feel special Evie Hunter This book was marketed using the comment If you liked 50 Shades Ugh I have not read 50 Shades and so this tells me NOTHING Promotion peoplefor all booksplease stop using itBut once I got past that I have to say I REALLY enjoyed this book It was mid grade on the heat and kink scale for me So those who want romance and angst will LOVE this book I am not an outdoorsy gal And the way this book was written I was dreaming of going out and eating grubs just so I can get spanked in a cave There are some BDSM scenes but nothing in here really pushed me so I don't have any triggers to listThe major break up issue was resolved a bit to easy to be realistic but it made the book an easy very enjoyable read The heroine kept thinking about her situation in news headlines and I thought it was a cute touchSome of the things in this book that made me pause were how uickly our heroine went from being completely Vanilla to beat me with a cane submissive She also IMO hadn't really consented to her first punishment Our couple gets pretty personal while our heroine is still engaged to another man Not cool And our hero left the room while his sub was tied up Isn't that a big no no A big case of insta love going on as well By now you are probably thinkingwhy the hell is this book 4 stars Because I could not put it down I enjoyed reading it Despite things that I had to accept or go with the flow this book held my attention and had me dying to jump back into it I think this book had a strong classic romance style The story arc was well laid out and the words just took me along for a rideI fell in love with our couple and wanted for them to have happy slappy sex together forever It made me smile and made me happy to read it I would pick up another book by this author in a heartbeat Great voice The cover might seem to be styled to imitate a certain best seller as well but now that I have read it the floating feather makes me smile Recommend highly to romance lovers who want a little kink thrown in Spanking enthusiasts and people who enjoy a couple thrown together in extreme circumstances will also enjoy this one L'Empire ottoman et l'Europe (TEMPUS t. 697) private life Her struggle to make sense of her torment leads straight back to Winter who is just as obsessed by her But if they are to have a relationship Abbie knows she must embrace his hidden desires and accept her ownNo longer caring about anything but their intoxicating love affair Abbie is drawn deeper into the dark heart of Winter and the secret that threatens to destroy everything. I was offered a copy of this book through Net Galley So I signed up for Net Galley to get this book Feel special Evie Hunter This book was marketed using the comment If you liked 50 Shades Ugh I have not read 50 Shades and so this tells me NOTHING Promotion La Mecque : Des origines à nos jours peoplefor all booksplease stop using itBut once I got L'Islam pour les Nuls poche past that I have to say I REALLY enjoyed this book It was mid grade on the heat and kink scale for me So those who want romance and angst will LOVE this book I am not an outdoorsy gal And the way this book was written I was dreaming of going out and eating grubs just so I can get spanked in a cave There are some BDSM scenes but nothing in here really Histoire du Proche-Orient contemporain (Repères t. 654) pushed me so I don't have any triggers to listThe major break up issue was resolved a bit to easy to be realistic but it made the book an easy very enjoyable read The heroine kept thinking about her situation in news headlines and I thought it was a cute touchSome of the things in this book that made me Dr. Saoud et Mr. Djihad (Le monde comme il va) pause were how uickly our heroine went from being completely Vanilla to beat me with a cane submissive She also IMO hadn't really consented to her first O Jérusalem punishment Our couple gets AMNESIQUES pretty Histoire du Moyen-Orient (Poches essais t. 266) personal while our heroine is still engaged to another man Not cool And our hero left the room while his sub was tied up Isn't that a big no no A big case of insta love going on as well By now you are L'Islam pour les nuls probably thinkingwhy the hell is this book 4 stars Because I could not La question de Palestine, tome 1 : 1799-1921 put it down I enjoyed reading it Despite things that I had to accept or go with the flow this book held my attention and had me dying to jump back into it I think this book had a strong classic romance style The story arc was well laid out and the words just took me along for a rideI fell in love with our couple and wanted for them to have happy slappy sex together forever It made me smile and made me happy to read it I would Les Femmes du prophète pick up another book by this author in a heartbeat Great voice The cover might seem to be styled to imitate a certain best seller as well but now that I have read it the floating feather makes me smile Recommend highly to romance lovers who want a little kink thrown in Spanking enthusiasts and PENSEE ARABE people who enjoy a couple thrown together in extreme circumstances will also enjoy this one


10 thoughts on “The Pleasures of Winter

  1. says:

    OK first and most importantThe smexy times in this book are hot Flammable OK now I can move on DThe story is about Abbie a reporter on the run from some bad guys and she ends up in Jack Winter's airplane doing an interview on him The pilot has a heart attack and they crash in a jungle somewhere DNow remember that movie Six days seven nights? Weeeell this kind of reminded me of that one D Me likey Anyway Jack Abbie Kevin and another guy who's so irritating I didn't even remember his name are going through the jungle trying to find help somewhereBTW just have to mention this one Imagine this situation You're in a plane that's stuck and about to fall waaaaaaaaaay down you just experienced a plane crash saw a dead body and have to go down and jump from the plane and save yourself BUT somehow you seem to be able to feel some sexual attraction and get all hot and bothered while you're preparing to jump down? Hmm? I Think Not I mean I can't say I ever experienced something like that but I know what fear does to you and in a situation like this? You wouldn't feel tingles if your breast accidentaly touched his arm Jeez That's done moving on with the story They're in the jungle and lots of dangers and animals are about Jack and Kevin are in charge and in one situation they go to find foodwoodsomething and Jack tells Abbie to bury the remains of the snake they ate so the predators wouldn't smell it and come to them She ForgotAnd of course a predator came and it was scary and whatever Then later she went to bathe and found a puddle somewhere a deep puddle but still somewhere in the jungle whatever puddle it might be who knows what's in there?? Anyway instead of a uick rinseclean she decides to take a bath removes her clothes and goes in to soak a bit Suffice to say there was another unfortunate incident The rest of the story goes about in the city after they are rescued and they can't stop thinking of each other DThe charactersThis is how I saw JackHe's a Hollywood actor one of the best a bad boy kinda naughty and is into kinky stuff Yum eheheheh Although he constantly kept saying he has a dark side he's into heavy serious stuff and so on that I thought there was gonna be some serious BDSM in this one Nope It was all pretty standard stuff a bit of bondage and spiced up sex well there was only one scene where he lets loose and spanks her with lots of stuff hahahah hand cane flogger and stuff D But other than that? Not very intense at all But HOT Oh my was it hot D I just melted at some scenes oh the one with the webcams Anyway I liked him a lot DThis is how I saw AbbieShe's supposed to be some kick ass reporter but shows very little brain in the book Her idiotics really got on my nerves But later she was OK I guess Anyway I loved the chats they had on the internet D those were great D And I really enjoyed this book even with all the OMG's and all hahahahah so if you want a smexy read grab this one and just try not to take it too seriously DARC courtesy of Penguin Books Ltd via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review


  2. says:

    5 blisteringly hot starsHere's my confessionIt was the the last day of 2012 and I was looking for a uick fun read to tide me over until a book I had pre ordered was released the following day The reviews for The Pleasures of Winter were all over the place but I decided to give it a shot anyway after watching an entertaining interview with the 2 Irish authors who co wrote the book under the name Evie HunterAll I can say is holy yowza batman Yes this book falls firmly into the What to read after Fifty Shades of Grey category but in my opinionand pay attention to me here peopleThis book blows Fifty Shades out of the water That's right I said itimage error


  3. says:

    Comes out tomorrow It's a great readReview posted at from publisher through NetGalley for ReviewRelease date November 1 20125 StarsHardworking journalist Abbie Marshall is in a bit of a jam and needs to get out of Honduras immediately The only way is to hop on a private jet with Hollywood heart throb Jack Winter under the pretense of interviewing him Abbie is instantly mesmerized with Jack’s unbelievable looks and his playful attitude When the plane goes down in the rainforest Abbie has to put trust in Jack to get her out alive Abbie sees sides of Jack that intrigue her and brings out parts of herself that she didn’t know existed Upon returning to America neither Jack nor Abbie can stop thinking about each other They have a connection that they need to explore but there are many things that Abbie doesn’t know about Jack She must figure out if his secrets are hers too My ThoughtsI was drawn into this book during the first two chapters There was so much action and excitement that I couldn’t put it down It did have a BDSM theme but it was not overly done and definitely not hard core I love how it was a progression throughout the story of learning what BDSM is and what happens during a domsub relationship The authors did not just throw it up in the air It was very well explained and Abbie’s feelingsemotions on the lifestyle were very well written I also loved how Jack explained everything to Abbie and was so patient I also loved that it wasn’t a ‘jump into bed with me now’ story It had build up and excitement The sexual tension was thick and exciting I loved Jack’s jealousy and his caveman antics Abbie was a strong character; independent smart focused and endearing I loved how she had a backbone and knew how to use it I also loved her journey of discovering her sexual desires She was so apprehensive and I could feel it thought the writing Jack swoon Irish accent hot 6 pack abs unbelievable body and pure Dom but yet patient and thoughtful—what’s not to love? Jack has his demons that he has been hiding which pulls you in to him Loved himI do have some unanswered uestions though I am hoping that there is a book 2 that continues this story because I would like the answers Overall AWESOME book If you are a fan of Fifty Shades of Grey or Bared to You—you must read this book I highly recommend reading it


  4. says:

    ARC from Penguin Ireland via Net Galley for reviewAs soon as I read that the leading man in this story was an Irishman I knew he would be minefor a few hours anyways What I didn't expect was to read a book with a great little plot and wonderful supporting secondary characters This turned out to be a great little surprise The book starts with journalist Abbie running from some drug lord's thugs and jumping onto the plane of a Hollywood A list star Jack the Hollywood Hottie and Abbie immediately smolder with sexual tension and then proceed to just piss each other off for the next fifty pages Well we all know where sexual tension and anger lead to especially when one of the grumpies is a practicing Dom Big cliche' here but eh pppfffftwhat do you do? Not only is Jack a Dominant but he sees the potential for Abbie to be a little submissive Of course the outspoken and intelligent woman does NOT see herself in that sort of role so it takes a bit of convincing I'm wondering how often this happensDom meets woman wants her body bent over his knee and proceeds to form her into his perfect subFrom a trek through a vast jungle wilderness to the concrete jungles of NYC and LA to the gorgeous fairy tale of Ireland I was in love with the scenery The story never got stagnant because it was always moving to a new location and the plot itself was always moving forwardAbbie was a great heroinebelievable in her ignorance of the Ds lifestyle only because she didn't seem stupid about it She knew what it was but felt it a bit demeaning It takes Jack showing her that his paddles and bondage are a way for them both to open up and be completely honest with each other Jack is a bit of a tortured soul himself and doesn't necessarily practice what he preaches which causes some major roadblocks to pop up between he and Abbie While I really enjoyed the book I thought that the BDSM aspect was way too light for this to really be touted as that type of novel The threat for punishment and hard core kink was always simmering but Jack never delivers and I was disappointed This was VERY light bondage and a ton of spankingpaddling etc Another thing that bothered me were a couple of minor plot holesthings that the author sort of threw in late in the book that sort of came out of the blue and were never fully explained Nothing major but it did create a little hiccup for meI was headed for a three star but after finishing and contemplating it for a bit I realize that I enjoyed the story enough for a four I kept wanting to read without getting bored and at the end I really was rooting for Abbie and Jack Let's hope he puts his weenie Dom foot down some in the future


  5. says:

    This is the story of Jack and Abbie Jack is Irish and a famous Hollywood movie star known for his womanising and devastatingly handsome looks Abbie is a respected news reporter and a New York trust fund babyThey are both in Honduras Jack wrapping up a film production and Abbie covering a political story but she’s upset some dangerous people and needs to get out of the country fast and manages to pull some journo strings and hitch a ride on Jack’s private jet Unfortunately for them the pilot suffers a mid air heart attack and they crash into the jungle All but the pilot survive and their group spend 4 days battling the wilderness to get back to civilisation The pressure cooker environment brings out sides to their personalities that they are normally able to hide and it soon becomes apparent to Abbie that Jack has some fairly dark sexual proclivities and shockingly that these push all the right buttons for herAfter returning to their normal lives Abbie decides to explore Ds a little further and Jack cannot resist the promise of Abbie as a submissive and they soon agree to a contract and their relationship swings into action This is the basic synopsisI had a few problems with Jack – there were plenty of times when he wasn’t being completely honest with Abbie despite demanding absolute honesty from her He lies by omission – something he promises will result in a severe punishment if she does that to him I think that made him a bit of a hypocrite and a relationship like this relies heavily on mutual trust and I’m not really sure Jack was playing fair He was however a pretty sexy dom and he managed to top Abbie well with some pretty sizzling results He also had some pretty surprising survival skills which got them safely out of the jungle – supposedly learnt from a part he had played I really did like Abbie a lot and enjoyed her slow awakening as a submissive Jack being a movie star is wealthy enough to have a well euipped playroom in his Los Angeles home and they do share some very hot BDSM scenes together and some pantie melting online erotic play Danger has followed Abbie from Honduras and there is some mild suspense although this part of the story is left unresolved and I assume to be picked up once in a seuelI think their story probably has a long way to go yet and I am guessing that this is the start of a series There’s a rich collection of characters and a sweet secondary romance between their respective best friends35 stars BDSM romance ARC courtesy of Penguin UKFor reviews please visit Sinfully Sexy Book Blog


  6. says:

    Cover Title 4 out of 5Favorite Line And was he I mean was there any activity in the horizontal salsa department? Oh come on Abbie I am a visual person I need details Is that a clinical term horizontal salsa?Favorite Character Abbie Fans self The book was deliciously titillating I loved the characters the story Once i had started reading I got lost in the story and did not want to stop There were so many elements to the story I loved all the twists surprises uncovering the truth I also love the sex scenes they were seriously steamy i do not believe i will ever be able to look at a feather again without feeling dirty The first lunge was mind blowing He possessed her so completely it was like nothing she had ever know before Her nerve endings felt as if they would melt under so much pleasureI was having some serious envy issues during this book i found myself wish Jack was real teaching me how to be a good girl Good girl He caressed her ass and then with a ruthless jerk tore the panties off her I'll buy you Jack well what can i say Move over Christian i have certainly found my new top Dom I would recommend this book I look forward to reading by this author


  7. says:

    uick reviewCover Fitting Rating NC 17 for the sexiness of it all Steaminess Scorching Thumbs Up 5 starsOverall Extremely well writtenCharacters Well DonePlot Finding out things about yourself you hadn’t realizedPage Turner Absolutely Series Cont? Stand Alone? Recommend YesBook Boyfriend JackSUMMARY 50 word or lessThis is the first book I’ve read reportedly in the same category as Fifty that was right Although this has a fifty flavor this book stood on its own My only complaint is how it ended It was a little too uick and abrupt Amazing otherwiseTo see my full review book boyfriend pic check out my blog post Coming Soon


  8. says:

    5 Glorious stars What do you get when you cross a news journalist who's stranded in a foreign country with a super hot Mega Movie star? A freaking recipe for adventure and one hot sexy storyWhen news journalist Abbie gets stranded in Honduras while working on a story the last thing she expects is to meet a super sexy leading actor like Jack Winter After talking to her editor about getting a flight out to Miami he tells her that her only chance of getting home is to hitch a ride with Jack which he's secured her an interview but she must run to catch the plane Having found herself in trouble while in Honduras she literally has to ditch some extra baggage before falling into Jack's plane where she learns she wasn't really expected Things go from bad to worse uickly when the plane goes down somewhere in the rainforest and they are forced to trek their way to safety in search of help I honestly don't know how the girl did it She had to battle and That right there was almost enough to make me stop reading this book EWWW But I kept reading because of Jack His little powers of persuasion were sooo convincing And the rulesoh my those rules of his SMH I thought Christian Grey was demanding Nope Move over babythere is a new Dom in town Where do I sign up? The chemistry between these two from the beginning was off the charts The passion and romance was H O THOT The amount of BDSM that was included in the book itself was so minute If you are looking to break into the BDSM genre this is probably a good book to do that with Jack explains everything to Abbie as she is new to the scene too Overall I think the authors did a great job with this one The story itself was very well written It grabbed my attention from page one and held it all the way through to the end Jack and Abbie were amazing characters The minor characters blended well with the main ones Not one beat was skipped For me personallyfeathers will hold a whole new meaning from this point forward ;oAnd if there happens to be a book 2 in the futureyou can bet your sweet little behind that I will be waiting OTK for Jack hahaARC courtesy of Penguin Books Ltd via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review


  9. says:

    I was offered a copy of this book through Net Galley So I signed up for Net Galley to get this book Feel special Evie Hunter This book was marketed using the comment If you liked 50 Shades Ugh I have not read 50 Shades and so this tells me NOTHING Promotion peoplefor all booksplease stop using itBut once I got past that I have to say I REALLY enjoyed this book It was mid grade on the heat and kink scale for me So those who want romance and angst will LOVE this book I am not an outdoorsy gal And the way this book was written I was dreaming of going out and eating grubs just so I can get spanked in a cave There are some BDSM scenes but nothing in here really pushed me so I don't have any triggers to listThe major break up issue was resolved a bit to easy to be realistic but it made the book an easy very enjoyable read The heroine kept thinking about her situation in news headlines and I thought it was a cute touchSome of the things in this book that made me pause were how uickly our heroine went from being completely Vanilla to beat me with a cane submissive She also IMO hadn't really consented to her first punishment Our couple gets pretty personal while our heroine is still engaged to another man Not cool And our hero left the room while his sub was tied up Isn't that a big no no? A big case of insta love going on as well By now you are probably thinkingwhy the hell is this book 4 stars?? Because I could not put it down I enjoyed reading it Despite things that I had to accept or go with the flow this book held my attention and had me dying to jump back into it I think this book had a strong classic romance style The story arc was well laid out and the words just took me along for a rideI fell in love with our couple and wanted for them to have happy slappy sex together forever It made me smile and made me happy to read it I would pick up another book by this author in a heartbeat Great voice The cover might seem to be styled to imitate a certain best seller as well but now that I have read it the floating feather makes me smile Recommend highly to romance lovers who want a little kink thrown in Spanking enthusiasts and people who enjoy a couple thrown together in extreme circumstances will also enjoy this one


  10. says:

    Original Post I am not really sure where to start with this review I have so much in my head that I want to say but nothing comes out The Pleasures of Winter is one of those rare books that has stolen my heart my mind and my soul Yip I loved it that much I was hooked from page one right up until the last page I got so caught up within the story that I was actually heartbroken when the book finished because I didn't want it to endThe Pleasures of Winter isn't like most erotica fiction I have read Usually with this genre you get full on sex from the first chapter but this isn't like that We actually get an amazing story before all that happens A story that is thrilling and exciting Our two main characters Abbie and Jack the chemistry between them is electrifying Abbie is drawn to Jack and visa versa even though they are polar opposites to each other Abbie is a strong independent journalist with a jobthat is dangerous She is smart and funny but flawed like any human being Jack oh sweet lord Jack Jack Jack I think I loved him before I even started the book Why? He is Irish I can't help myself it's that accent Mother May I With his sexy looks and charms that no woman can resist He is a hollywood bad Colin Farrell anyone ?? lol He is obsessed with Abbie and he is falling hard You can't help but root for themThe plot is uite simply perfect It has the right mix of adventure excitement and steamy sex that just blends in perfectly The opening of the story is fast paced and exciting with Abbie trying to escape bad guys who are after her She finds herself on a plane with Jack and them crashing into a rainforest At first I was like is this really a naughty read? I wasn't used to having a proper non erotic plot line But there are hints throughout the beginning that is just the right amount of teasing to get the reader excited for find out I am trying to do this book justice and it just won't happen It blew my mind so much so I am actually struggling to convey just how much I loved it One of the big things I loved about this is that fact it is told from both Abbie's and Jack's POV Now usually I am not the biggest fan of POV changes but for this is works You get inside both the characters heads and that is very important for me I like to be able to feel a connection to a character to really appreciate the story and I sure did hereEvie Hunter is actually two authors and what a wonderful team The two authors have created a flawless exciting and down right steamy read that will stay with you long after your finish And that is a sign of perfect book to me I highly recommend If you like your naughty read then The Pleasures of Winter is one NOT to be missedCover TalkI only really add this cover talk into a review if I really really need to talk about the cover and yes i do here Why? Because that is a beautiful simple cover that actually fits the book That feather represents a certain scene no spoilers and if you have read the book you know what scene I am refering to Rarely book covers match the story they usually have nothing to do with the words inside the book and are only there to look pretty Thankfully this is not the case here