Dream You is told from the POV of Khwaab, the protagonist, and Ryan, her love interest. It was very clear how much in love they were with one another but were too afraid to say so. For the most part this is quite an easy read but the grammatical/spelling errors grated on me. I also had a bit of confusion when I came to the dream sequences because I didn’t always realise that Khwaab or Ryan were dreaming. For me, there was no spark to this story; nothing to keep me gripped in its claws despite it being easy enough to follow. There was no connection with the characters or their surroundings. The story was just… so, so which is a shame because the premise was promising; a forbidden love between cousins – although Ryan was actually adopted, not a blood relative. I found Khwaab to be quite immature and rude at times. This extract for example:
‘She gave me my room number but said I can’t go in there yet. Rather I should go after a few hours when the previous student leaves it for good. Can you believe it? She actually accused me of coming early!
So I also replied tartly, “Sorry I couldn’t tell the pilot to fly slowly or take halts. Nor could I have had somehow reached right in time when that student left, because I don’t know why but I didn’t get the dream about the freaking timings and plans of your so called ex-student’s going away. And you see England isn’t just a few blocks from here, for me to come walking according to your whims and fancies!”’
I just don’t get her attitude here. She would also have outbursts that didn’t make sense and there were scenes where Ryan would be talking to an imaginary Khwaab that just came across as weird and creepy.
For me, there was no substance and the story was lacking in detail. It was poorly edited and the structure needed improving. I felt like I was reading a first draft of a story. It’s such a shame because I really think this could have been amazing had it been edited and tweaks made.
The ending left us on a cliff hanger which came out of nowhere! Like, literally, nowhere! It just didn’t make sense within the story. Now, had Khwaab been shocked by the news, it would have made more sense, but she wasn’t. Or even if she had dropped the bombshell on Ryan herself as opposed to the reader finding out from her father, that would have made more sense. But no. I’m just left feeling really confused by this. Unfortunately, the book only gets 2 stars from me.
*this ebook was given in exchange for an honest review.*
Release Date: June 24, 2019
Cover Design: Pink Elephant Designs
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We were never meant to meet; our paths shouldn’t have crossed.
And yet they did.
As an undercover DEA agent, I always thought things through. I didn’t take chances, because I knew one misstep could have disastrous consequences.
Until I met her.
The little sister of my next target.
Lola was a feisty young woman trying to claw her way out of a bad neighborhood.
She was forbidden in every sense of the word, and not just because of the sixteen year age gap.
We were taught to expect the unexpected, but nothing could have prepared me for what was about to happen.
I fell hard.
I fell fast.
I freefalled heart first.
But there was a secret I was keeping, and if revealed, it’d destroy the lives of those I’d vowed to protect.
One wrong move and everything could erupt in our faces.
All that remained was one question…
Was she worth it?
Free Fall (Fallen Duet – Book 1)
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Down Fall (Fallen Duet #2)
Release Date: July 10, 2019
Downfall ( Fallen Duet – Book 2)
Life was chaotic and unpredictable; made up of a series of events—a collection of firsts.
Between the murky waters, I’d found salvation.
And it was all because of him—the broody alpha who appeared at the time I needed him most.
He promised me things, and showed me the life I could have.
But all it took was one moment to destroy everything.
Nothing else mattered.
No one else mattered.
It was him and me against the world.
Until it wasn’t.
I hadn’t known just how forbidden our love was.
I hadn’t known I’d been tutoring his son.
I hadn’t known about the family he had hidden away.
I hadn’t known he was cheating—with me.
I wish I could say I wanted to take it all back, but it’d be a lie.
A blatant lie.
He was my biggest downfall, but I’d never regret it.
Choosing him was never an option, the question was whether he’d risk it all.
Downfall is book two in the Fallen Duet. The final instalment in the two part, drama filled, heart felt, epic love story.
About the Author
Abigail Davies grew up with a passion for words, storytelling, maths, and anything pink. Dreaming up characters–quite literally–and talking to them out loud is a daily occurrence for her. She finds it fascinating how a whole world can be built with words alone, and how everyone reads and interprets a story differently. Now following her dreams of writing, Abigail has found the passion that she always knew was there. When she’s not writing: she’s a mother to two daughters who she encourages to use their imagination as she believes that it’s a magical thing, or getting lost in a good book. If she’s doing neither of those things, you can be sure she’s surfing the web buying new makeup, clothes, or binge watching another show as she becomes one with her sofa.
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