Elena’s Picks: O…Those Love Scenes… (part 2)

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It’s no secret that we all like love scenes in books 😉 A few months ago, I shared with you some of my all time favorite love scenes that you can read in this post (scenes from Gabriel’s Inferno and Gabriel’s Rapture by Sylvain Reynard, Perfect by Judith McNaught, Don’t Forget To Remember Me by Kahlen Aymes, Fifty Shades Darker by EL James, Bared To You by Sylvia Day). And today I want to show you some other love scenes that I find absolutely beautiful, because of the way they’re written and the feelings they convey.

Here you go… (grab a few fans…)

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Elena interviews: Charles Sheehan Miles, Bestselling Author of The Last Hour

Today I have the great pleasure to welcome Charles Sheehan Miles to Bookish Temptations. He’s the author of Just Remember To Breathe and The Last Hour, two books that I absolutely LOVED (you can find my reviews here and here). He’s an amazing writer, whose writing captures you completely.  His new book, Nocturne, has just been released and I had the chance to ask Charles a few questions.

Let’s see what he told me…

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Elena’s Book Crushes: Dylan Paris and Josh Bennett

There are so many fictional characters we wish they were real…Dylan Paris from Just Remember To Breathe by Charles Sheehan Miles and Josh Bennett from The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay are two of them…

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Elena reviews: The Last Hour by Charles Sheehan Miles

The Last Hour

The synopsis:

Twenty-seven year old Carrie Thompson-Sherman has the life she always wanted: her PhD, a prestigious fellowship, and an amazing husband.

Her life begins to unravel as a jealous colleague puts her fellowship in jeopardy and a haunting secret Ray Sherman carried home from Afghanistan comes to light.

Hounded by a federal investigation and the ensuing media feeding frenzy, Carrie and Ray desperately lean on each other, until a disastrous accident puts both Ray and her sister’s lives at risk.

In the last hour, Carrie and Ray will each find themselves faced with a choice.

A choice that will change everything.

My review:

I became a fan of Charles Sheehan Miles’ s writing after reading Just Remember To Breathe (of which you can find my review here). The Last Hour is the third book in “The Thompson Sisters” series (you don’t have to read them in order, though, because they’re all stand alone books) and I’ll start by saying that I feel like everyone should read this novel. It has a depth that’s rare to find in contemporary romance — it makes you think about life’s choices, powerful ties that bind people together, and love that lasts forever…

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Elena reviews: Just Remember To Breathe by Charles Sheehan Miles

Just Remember To breathe

The synopsis:

Alex Thompson’s life is following the script. A pre-law student at Columbia University, she’s focused on her grades, her life and her future. The last thing she needs is to reconnect with the boy who broke her heart.

Dylan Paris comes home from Afghanistan severely injured and knows that the one thing he cannot do is drag Alex into the mess he’s made of his life.

When Dylan and Alex are assigned to the same work study program and are forced to work side by side, they have to make new ground rules to keep from killing each other.

Only problem is, they keep breaking the rules.

The first rule is to never, ever talk about how they fell in love.

My review:

This book was recommended to me by friend Tina, and I’m so grateful that she did. I’ve fallen in love with this story and with Charle’s writing. Just Remember To Breathe is written by a man, and it proves once again how male authors are able to write amazing and touching love stories.

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