Author: Jay Crownover
Series: , #4
Publisher by: William-Morrow Publishing
Published on: April 29, 2014
Genres: New Adult Romance
Will their past determine their future?
Saint Ford has worked hard to achieve her childhood dream of becoming of nurse. Focused on her work and devoted to her patients, there’s no room for love. She doesn’t need a guy making waves in her calm, serene life—especially when he’s the unforgettable hottie who nearly destroyed her in high school. Dark, brooding Nash Donovan might not remember her or the terrible pain he caused. But he turned her world upside down . . . and now he’s trying to do it again.
Saint has no idea that Nash isn’t the cocky player he once was. Uncovering a devastating family secret has rocked his world, and now he’s struggling to figure out his future. He can’t be distracted by the pretty nurse he seems to meet everywhere. Still, he can’t ignore the sparks that fly between them —or how she seems so desperate to get away from him. But the funny, sweet, and drop-dead gorgeous Saint is far too amazing to give up on—especially since she’s the only thing in his life that seems to make sense.
When Nash discovers the truth about their past, he realizes he may have lost her heart before he could even fight for it. Now, Saint has to decide: is Nash worth risking herself for all over again?
I really do love me some Jay Crownover and Nash did not disappoint. I had been swooning and hurting for Nash since the end of Rome’s book. The end of Rome’s book Nash learns that the man he loves and thought was his uncle is actually his father. Then to add insult to injury…Phil is also dying of cancer. My heart broke for him…just broke. Then add Saint to mix, Miss IhateyoubutIwon’ttellyouwhythoughIamgonnalookatyoulikeapieceofmeat, poor kid was just doomed before his book was even written…lol.
Nash goes through a lot of emotions in his book. I really loved watching him grow, heal and become a better man. He spends the first half of the book really angry but I got why. He was lied too and he felt he lost so much time. Time that he could have had a Dad instead the horrible existence his mom and step-father created for him. By the end though he realizes that though he thought Phil was his uncle, Phil gave him the dad he needed. The support and love he needed. Phil made him a better person and man. I will not lie to you….you will feel Phil’s death in your soul. If you love this family of misfits like I do, it is blow to heart of the Marked Men family. You feel the pain in all of them even if this is Nash’s book. It is what I love about Jay’s writing. Even though every book is about a different member of this crew….this family, there is a piece of all them in every book.
***Sigh*** Now onto Saint. Saint. Saint and I had tough go of it. Haha. God, I wanted to like her. I really did. I mean I tried so hard. I tried to find the good in her and try to see things her way but for all that is holy…that was so hard 🙂 I can appreciate and enjoyed her role in the book. She was not the worst character and I understood why Nash had the hots for her. She had her good qualities. She was honest and loyal. She is genuinely a caring person. She really did help Nash get out of his own head so he could have the best possible last months with Phil.
Here is what made is so hard for me to like her. I could totally be alone in this. I could be totally weird and just deal with things completely different than the average person. I HATED HER REASONING BEHIND DISLIKING NASH. I got the point, words hurt. They do, they really really do but only when they are DIRECTED TOWARDS YOU should they have a lasting impact on you life. She literally hates him for words the she has no idea if they were even directed at her by a guy who, at the time, was an angry teenager and barely knew her. I mean barely and she carved her entire self worth and life around this one incident. She blames him for something that happens at a party because he isn’t mind reader…lol…that wasn’t even his fault.
So again…Saint and I have a tough go of it but it did not stop be from enjoy this great story. I did like her better by the end of the book when she worked through some of her crap…hehe and Nash put her in check. Loved it. I should not have got as much joy as I did out of that but I did. I really really effin did 🙂 Nash is definate must read in the Marked Men series and I am so excited for Rowdy’s book words cannot express. His chick is a gonna be like Cora…Version 2.0 and I am so thrilled for that.
On a side note….Jay…Jay…if you read this 🙂 I REALLY REALLY NEED AN ASA BOOK AND ROYAL BOOK. If you put them together as a couple, OMG!!!! I will like kiss your feet, send you a maid for a year so your house is clean and you can write, feed you grapes from the side of your desk..seriously chick…I will so totally be your bi@ch…lmao.