Sunday, 27 April 2014

Review: Intoxicating Passion Box Set by Felicia Tatum #99cents #SALE


Intoxicating Passion Box Set
By- Felicia Tatum

Publication Date- April 25th, 2014
Genre- New Adult Contemporary Romance

Journey with Korah and Dane in the Intoxicating Passion box set, as they battle their individual demons on the way to finding a way to care for one another.

Korah Daniels is a nineteen-year-old college student dealing with the aftermath of leaving an abusive relationship. After letting down her guard, she meets a sexy guy at a Halloween party, but quickly realizes her past isn’t as far gone as she hoped. Will she be able to run from her abuser? Will she continue to hold her heart dearly or will the mysterious Zorro find a way through?

Dane Davidson is the ultimate playboy, never sticking around for more than one night. When he encounters Angel Eyes, he discovers his heart isn’t as locked up as he imagined. The more he learns of her, the greater he desires her, and wants to protect her. Will Dane be able to let go of his past so he can have a future? Will Korah be the one who makes him want to change?  

The five Intoxicating Passion novelettes take you along with Dane and Korah, as they face the answers to life’s biggest questions.





I was really looking forward to reading this series of novellas, and even though the story was intriguing, I didn't quite connect with the characters. It started off fun and exciting as Dane was on a mission to find the his Angel Eyes. I was a little surprised that Korah let down her defenses so easily after meeting Zorro at the Halloween party, but it was a great set up to a story that promised plenty of sexual tension and chemistry between these two broken people. 

I felt that Korah's relationship with Christopher could have been brought into the story a little earlier. Although there were hints about her being in a bad relationship, and that being the reason she was so closed off, I felt that once Christopher did reappear in the story the truth about what had really gone on with them was kind of forced on me. I wasn't expecting it and I had to wonder as to why he suddenly showed up back in her life. It was almost too convenient that he appeared, and it was like his abusive ways were thrown in as an after thought, just to create extra tension.

I did enjoy the relationship that blossomed between Dane and Korah. Dane, for all his man-whorish ways was actually really sweet and I felt bad for him because Korah just didn't seem to give him the benefit of the doubt. Even when he tried his best to show her how he felt, and how much she meant to him, she just kept giving him a hard time about it. It may have had something to do with the abuse she suffered in her previous relationship, but I didn't quite get that from her. It was more like she was just too stubborn to see the changes in Dane.  

I really wish I had liked this story more. It wasn't a terrible read, but there were a few things that just kept me from enjoying it as much as I normally would have. 

About the Author

Felicia Tatum was born and raised in Tennessee. She always loved reading, and at the age of twelve began writing. Her passion for creating stories grew and in May 2012, she finally wrote her first novel, The White Aura.

She still lives in Tennessee with her daughter and her kitty. She loves cooking and books. Animals are some of her best friends. She watches a lot of Disney channel and often dreams up new book ideas. She's currently working on various other projects.


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