Publisher: Entangled: Scorched
*Publisher approved request via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.
Well, this was one very sexy story. I'm talking heat level to the roof. I haven't read an erotic novel in so long, not one of this caliber, because I always felt like the majority had no substance and were just about sex. But Breaking Him had something else going on. The characters connected on an emotional and sensual level, and I could understand how exploring each other in that sense could render them vulnerable and willing to lose all control.
Loved the small town setting and how the characters' lives revolved around a ranch. Abigail had inherited it from her father and was doing her best to keep it going, with the help of Elijah--a terribly misunderstood man who came off so kind and protective at heart. He treated Abigail with respect and always looked out for her. Even when intimate he would always make sure she was okay to take things further. I loved his gritty exterior and wanted to know more about what went on in his mind. So I was happy when Abigail broke through and got him to open up to her. Things weren't easy with these two at start, towns people were often judgmental and Abigail wasn't always sure of what Elijah wanted, but it was nice to see how things played out in the end. They both deserved to be happy.
Nicely written with vivid descriptions that one could get lost in, Breaking Him offers a darker, desirous, more intense pull away from fluff that will definitely make you blush and leave you gasping for air. My only wish is that it was longer.