#RisqueReads | #BookReview | FEAR YOU (Broken Love #2) by B.B. Reid @_BBREID (May 11th 2015, Bebe’s Reads LLC)

FEAR YOU (Broken Love #2) by B.B. Reid
Published; May 11th 2015, Bebe’s Reads LLC

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What happens when she’s had enough?

Lake Monroe has given in to her childhood tormentor too many times. She knows it, he knows it, and even their enemies know it. When he returned after being found guilty of a crime he didn’t commit—a crime he thought she set him up for, he returned darker than ever, demanding her body and her submission. To survive him, she knew she had to give in to fear once more or suffer the deadly consequences…

But Lake experienced what it was like to submit to the dark and demanding boy who invaded her dreams. Now she’ll experience what it’s like to fight him.

What happens when he wants more?

Keiran Masters has a past that is both shocking and dark. Once enslaved, he now has demons he can’t escape—demons that have followed him for ten years, demons he blames his beautiful obsession for. He promised to make her pay. He promised to make her break…

But after Keiran had conquered her body and tasted her submission, he found a new addiction instead—one he has no intention of giving up.

As secrets unfold,
Identities are revealed,
Danger closes in,
And they both discover what it really means to fear…

FEAR YOU takes place immediately after the heart stopping cliffhanger at the end of FEAR ME and we are thrown straight back into the complex relationship between Lake and Keiran. A relationship that shouldn’t work! It’s destructive and nasty and all other negative descriptors – but then on other levels, it does work. This book definitely messes with your mind!

Lake upped her game in this book and becomes a stronger, more likable character to me than in FEAR ME. Yes, she still has her own demons – but she doesn’t tolerate any bullshit and stands her ground and tries to make her voice heard. I’m not sure I would have enjoyed this book as much if she carried on the same as in the first instalment.

The one thing we do get loads of in this book in answers! I had SO many questions at the end of FEAR ME and I was sure to learn the answers in FEAR YOU and I did just that. Some of it is hard to read. We learn more about Keiran’s past and how that past is very much his present. We start to understand why Keiran behaves the way he does. It doesn’t condone the way he acts, but at least we can see the why behind it.

I cannot wait to read the next books in this series. Book three; FEAR US focuses on the relation between Sheldon and Keenan. Book four; BREAKING LOVE focuses on Willow and Dash and then finally, book five; FEARLESS brings us full circle back to Lake and Keiran.

Just as a side note – If you are particularly sensitive to child abuse, torture and mental abuse – then this is probably a book you need to steer clear of. But if like me, you like to have your limits tested, then I think you will enjoy this!

You can buy FEAR YOU (Broken Love #2) from the following booksellers (and many more!);

Amazon (UK) | Amazon (US)

-S.

#RisqueReads | #BookReview | FEAR ME (Broken Love #1) by B.B. Reid @_BBREID (February 14th 2015, Bebe’s Reads LLC)

FEAR ME (Broken Love #1) by B.B. Reid
Published; February 14th 2015, Bebe’s Reads LLC

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I don’t believe in fairy tales and Prince Charming.

I believe in fear.

He taught me how to be afraid.

We first met on a playground on a wonderful summer day. It was the first time he hurt me and it wouldn’t be the last. For ten years, he’s been my tormentor and I’ve been his forbidden. But then he went away, and yet I was still afraid.

Now he’s back and wants more than just my tears. You see…he thinks I sent him away so now he wants revenge…and he knows just how to get it.

Warning: Fear Me contains sensitive themes.

Let’s get this out of the way – the blurb says it contains sensitive themes and it ain’t half wrong! If you are particularly sensitive to child abuse, torture and mental abuse – then this is probably a book you need to steer clear of.

If like me, you welcome the challenge of a book shocking/surprising you. Keiran is not your typical ‘bad boy’ – he’s horrific, nasty, dominant, arrogant…pretty much all of the negative descriptors you can think of, but then there’s that slither. That slither of ‘ooooh, so he’s not vile…’ and I started to feel for him. This book takes us on a series of flashbacks, so we fully understand the history between Keiran and Lake. The more I learnt, the more I felt for the characters.

Lake, on the other hand is just as complex as Keiran. She is pretty much broken by Keiran’s actions and taunts, but still retains that resilliance to take him on and not cower away. Thankfully BB didn’t make Lake another ‘oh my, look at me, I’m soooo innocent’ type of eighteen year old. She didn’t do that with any of the characters in this book. It was easy to forget sometimes that this is based in/around a high school!

FEAR ME is one of those books that you cannot tear your eyes away from the pages and as much as you hate Keiran, you can’t help but want the best for him too! I shall add him to the long list of book boyfriends that have ruined me!

You can buy FEAR ME (Broken Love #1) from the following booksellers (and many more!);

Amazon (UK) | Amazon (US)

-S.