Monday, April 20, 2015

[Kame's Review]: "All That Sparkles"

All That Sparkles by Claire Boston
Publisher: Momentum (April 23, 2015)
Series: The Texan Quartet, 2
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Imogen Fontaine is living every girl’s dream.

She is a fashion designer for her family’s haute couture label, lives in a mansion, has a great circle of friends and is the apple of her father’s eye. Everything is perfect.

Until the day that Christian, the boy at the center of her childhood heartbreak, walks back into her life.

From there her life starts to unravel, as long-kept secrets are revealed. Imogen learns that her past was built on lies and betrayal, shattering the illusion of her perfect existence. She must seek out the truth if she has any hope of forging a new path for herself and discovering true freedom.

But can she convince Christian that there is a place for him in her new life?

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Kame's Review:

I finished at 12:14 am - I couldn't put it down!

Love this series!

Imagine walking into a friend’s house and seeing the boy who has been on your mind since he and his father "disappeared" over ten years ago.

Imogen lives a life of luxury, but she often thinks of Christian and how she was happy for two weeks when she was a teenager. Claire Boston conveys Imogen's sadness very well. I don't know how she has lasted all these years with her controlling father - who for me was the only reason this book is not a 5 star. Remy wore on me. Christian is driven and at times too willing to let a grudge stay. I like the aspect of his character that enjoys pro bono work and I wonder if that will be explored a little in the next book in the series.

As with the first book in this series the steam really happens behind closed doors, it doesn't take away from the emotion you feel between these two characters. There conflict was not what I expected and truthfully a little too simple in my opinion such that the resolution didn't have the ahaaaa factor I enjoy so much.

I will definitely be on the lookout for the next book in the series.


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Kame received an e-ARC of this book from the publisher, via NetGalley, in exchange for her honest opinion.

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Thanks for the review, Kame! :)

Have you read Claire Boston?


Until Next Time,


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Pat Egan Fordyce said...

Thanks Kame. Looks like an interesting story!

Sophia Rose said...

A life built on lies...sounds intriguing.

KAMEBookReview said...

It is - you don't have to read the first book - but that one was good too

KAMEBookReview said...

Thank you Pat