Grievous (Scarlet Scars #2) by JM Darhower – 5 STARS!
If I thought I loved Lorenzo while reading Menace, nothing, and I MEAN NOTHING, could have prepared me for what I felt for him while reading this.
There really isn’t much I can say about Grievous without revealing major plot points from book 1 or spoiling everything from this book. But I can say Grievous picks up right where Menace leaves off.
I can say this book is filled with action, revenge, crazy twists and turns, and some scenes that were so emotional there was no way I wasn’t going to wind up sobbing on the floor like a child.
I can say Lorenzo is SO much more than he first appears. He’s emotional and thoughtful and passionate and even though he sometimes can’t find the right words to say, he’s perfect just the way he is.
“Whenever I close my eyes, I see her. Scarlet.
I see her smiling. I see her crying. I hear her laughter flowing through me, sending chills down my spine. The sound of her moaning creeps through my bloodstream, the face she makes in the throes of passion, the pulse that spurs it on. Whatever it is I’m feeling, I want it to stop. I want it to go away. I want to stop fucking seeing her every time I blink. I want to stop fucking thinking about her every time I pause to take a deep breath. She’s like an infection that’s settling into my chest. I would rip out my own organs if I thought it might purge her from my system.”
I can say Scarlet is hands down one of my all time favorite heroines.
And I can also say the ending was SO GODDAMN PERFECT I went back and read it 3 times.
For the love of everything good and holy, please tell me there will be more from them. Please JM? I’ll even buy you a Buster of your own. I need to read about them for the rest of time. I don’t want their story to end!!!!! I absolutely loved this story from start to finish.
“My wicked little belladonna, beautiful, deadly, so tempting to keep tasting but so goddman toxic every touch is just too much.”
This was the perfect mix of dark and sexy and surprisingly romantic. JM just has this way of storytelling that grabs you and doesn’t let go. She also creates the most unique characters you can’t help but love even though you know you shouldn’t. This woman never disappoints. I am itching and anxiously waiting for whatever comes next for her! She will forever be one of my top favorite authors.
Grievous is out February 6th!