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Amber Eyes

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Having not read much Romance/Erotica before I didn’t really know what to expect. This is definitely an adult book that should be marked with trigger warning for a various type of abuse. Both physical and mental.

The story centers around Rielle and Gage who are both attending the same event at a BDSM club. They have two very different past experiences in regards to BDSM which influence their relations. 

I found the book interesting because there was a lot more to the story than the steamy scenes. There were more layers to the characters and they developed through their trauma and challenges.
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I found this book to be much more than your average BDSM book, here you have two lost hurt souls, people trying to find themselves again. The farther along into the story you wonder if they will ever succeed in that endeavor.  
  The book opens with Gage who is a widow going to a club for the first time in years since his wife has passed. He is a dom and his wife was a submissive, occasionally they would switch roles but overall, he is a husband who misses his wife who was killed.
  Rielle has come to the club dressed to the nine but when their eyes meet there is a connection, after talking for a short period they go back to her place where he soon finds out that she was a slave and then one day her master came and took her collar away, left and she has been lost ever since.
  Once a bright shining star which Gage slowly sees he works at brining that out wanting to be with her but not as a master. This confuses her and the times they do disagree only adds to the story. 
   The writer takes you on a journey with these two characters and I found myself wanting to find out if they stay together? can she leave her apartment for longer times and different places? Will each of them trust again especially Rielle? A book that is more than sex but a story and definitely worth the read.
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This was the perfect book for the mood I was in.  It was enticing, enthralling, erotic and all the other "e" words you can think of.    The writing was incredible. Story was simply perfect.  This is my first time reading this author and I loved it.  

Thank you Netgalley for the copy of this great book!
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Loved this book! Gage and Rielle are both attending the same BDSM club one night, for the first time in years for both of them.  Each of them mourning the loss of someone for very different reasons.  They go home together that night, not sure what they want out of the other. 
They have lived different lifestyles of the BDSM world, he is as a dom, she as a slave. 
They go through a whirlwind of ups and downs the plot is great and not stagnant. 
I love how it is written, and I love the scenes. 

Thank you to the Publisher and NetGalley for a free advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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A bdsm, over powering slave relationship that ends in violence and abuse. A widower in the same bdsm lifestyle whose still grieving. They meet and each help each other recover and grow.

Their instant attraction and life's circumstances means they face their demons. With a happy ever after ending in this romantic story of love, commitment and happiness.
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4.5 stars. 
This was f**king intense!
TW: all kinds of abuse.
This is a BDSM relationship wear the sub was a 24/7 slave for 4 years before meeting our hero.
She's a 33 yr old woman who's never had an orgasm, and believes wholeheartedly that she can't have them. She's been damaged on many levels over her lifetime and she's a very sympathetic character to follow, care and root for.
Our hero is so amazingly caring for everyone but especially towards our heroine. I loved how intense/caring this relationship was, I do wish it had been a tiny more slow burn, but for all I know that might have ruined the pacing/angst levels, and I was absolutely pulled into this story and to anxious to put it down as it was.
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Thank you NetGalley and The Wild Rose Press, Inc for the free copy. I voluntarily read and reviewed this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

I really like this story, and I don't say that a lot with BDSM story. Honestly, I don't really pay much attention to the BDSM part of the story. I was hooked by Rielle. She is so mysterious and the fact that she's like an empty, walking shell makes her character so intriguing. I was hook with the storyline because I genuinely want to know what happen to her. Usually in BDSM, it's the male character that is intriguing with dark past and heavy baggage. This one is reverse, so kudos to the writer!
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[REVIEW! Book: Amber Eyes by Gabbi Black] 
** Thanks to Backlot PR for sending this book to me via netgalley for my honest review on it ♡ ** 
Wednesday, 7 October 2020. 
"“𝑾𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒊𝒔 𝒊𝒕, 𝑹𝒊𝒆𝒍𝒍𝒆?” 𝑺𝒉𝒆 𝒔𝒉𝒊𝒇𝒕𝒆𝒅. “𝑰 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒓𝒖𝒅𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒆𝒂𝒓𝒍𝒊𝒆𝒓.” “𝑫𝒆𝒍𝒊𝒏𝒆𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏.” 𝑺𝒉𝒆 𝒏𝒆𝒆𝒅𝒆𝒅 𝒕𝒐 𝒖𝒏𝒅𝒆𝒓𝒔𝒕𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒅𝒊𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒓𝒆𝒏𝒄𝒆 𝒊𝒏 𝒆𝒙𝒑𝒆𝒄𝒕𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏𝒔. “𝑾𝒆 𝒘𝒆𝒓𝒆𝒏’𝒕 𝒑𝒍𝒂𝒚𝒊𝒏𝒈. 𝑾𝒆 𝒘𝒆𝒓𝒆 𝒗𝒂𝒏𝒊𝒍𝒍𝒂. 𝑾𝒆 𝒘𝒆𝒓𝒆 𝒆𝒒𝒖𝒂𝒍𝒔. 𝑰’𝒎 𝒉𝒂𝒑𝒑𝒚 𝒕𝒐 𝒔𝒕𝒂𝒚 𝒐𝒏 𝒂𝒔 𝒔𝒖𝒄𝒉—” “𝑵𝒐.” 𝑺𝒉𝒆 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒒𝒖𝒊𝒄𝒌 𝒕𝒐 𝒊𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒓𝒓𝒖𝒑𝒕. “𝑵𝒐𝒕 𝒏𝒐𝒘.” “𝑾𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒅𝒐 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒘𝒂𝒏𝒕 𝒏𝒐𝒘?” 𝑱𝒖𝒔𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒐𝒏𝒄𝒆, 𝒕𝒆𝒍𝒍 𝒎𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒕𝒓𝒖𝒕𝒉. “𝒀𝒐𝒖.” 𝑩𝒍𝒖𝒏𝒕, 𝒔𝒊𝒎𝒑𝒍𝒆, 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒉𝒆𝒂𝒓𝒕𝒇𝒆𝒍𝒕. 𝑻𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒉𝒆 𝒄𝒐𝒖𝒍𝒅 𝒅𝒐. 𝑯𝒆 𝒐𝒑𝒆𝒏𝒆𝒅 𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒂𝒓𝒎𝒔, 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒔𝒉𝒆 𝒔𝒕𝒆𝒑𝒑𝒆𝒅 𝒊𝒏𝒕𝒐 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒎. 𝑺𝒉𝒆 𝒘𝒓𝒂𝒑𝒑𝒆𝒅 𝒉𝒆𝒓 𝒂𝒓𝒎𝒔 𝒂𝒓𝒐𝒖𝒏𝒅 𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒘𝒂𝒊𝒔𝒕, 𝒑𝒓𝒆𝒔𝒔𝒆𝒅 𝒉𝒆𝒓 𝒉𝒆𝒂𝒅 𝒕𝒐 𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒄𝒉𝒆𝒔𝒕, 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒔𝒉𝒐𝒐𝒌"

As you can see, Rambo's eyes match the theme of this book so he wanted to be apart of it!
**Okay y'all, so first, trigger warning for: Abuse in all forms and rape** 

This book literally had so many ups and downs and it took me on an emotional rollercoaster today! I fell in love with Cage and the way he was so patient and took care of Rielle. And duh,, the steamy scenes were 🔥 I LOVED them. And I'm so happy with the ending! 

I love that this book showed what the process is like for someone that has been through something so traumatic and needing the time to heal and make it through. I think Gabbi did an amazing job writing that because it's something that is so common today unfortunately and even though this book focuses on romance, I think it could really help someone understand that things will be okay and time is everything ♡ 

I would definitely recommend reading this book. It has real life issues, love, steamy scenes and it's just all around a great read! ☆☆☆☆ out of 5 stars! - @_readingwithme via Instagram.
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