January 24, 2012

Review: Heart Ache (Bound By Touch #1) By Morgan Kearns

Heart Ache (Bound by a Touch #1)

Heart Ache
By Morgan Kearns
Ages 18 & Over!
Jan 2012
By: Goodnight Publishing

One Touch

Gabrielle Ryan felt an electric attraction to her new employer the first time he reached out and shook her hand. She dreams of him, fantasizes about him, but all Nikolai wants is an assistant—and to Gabby’s chagrin, it’s not to assist him with taking off his pants!

One Beat

An ache has inhabited Nikolai Voinea’s chest for the last four hundred years. Yet stubbornly resolute not to repeat his father’s mistakes, Nikolai refuses to take the one female who is his heart’s greatest desire.

Captures His Heart Forever

When murder charges make Gabby second guess everything she knows about him, she’s hurt and angry and determined to walk away. But Nikolai’s just as determined to do everything within his power to keep her.

          My Thoughts: 

     Morgan was able to switch gears from fiction to paranormal with ease. Which is why it was easy for me  to fall right into her story. I'm normally very skeptical in reading a novel by an author who I know writes in a certain genre and switches to another. It's usually a difficult transition, but not for her. I've enjoyed all her other words in print so I had high hopes for Heart Ache. I've had the pleasure of working with Morgan and getting to know her as an author, so I know how much of herself she pours in her books. To which I must say Morgan delivered!

     Heart Ache was a well thought out novel. I absolutely LOVE the main character Niko. Wait, he doesn't like to be called that. Forgive me, it's Nikolai. In most books your main character is a female but in Heart Ache there's two, Gabrielle and Nikolai, however my favorite is Nikolai. Most male protagonists are all macho and obnoxious. But from the beginning Nikolai showed a soft side to him which was quite endearing. His nervousness made him even more sexy and adorable. Which is probably why he has Gabby eating out of his hands without even knowing. Even though they both crazy about each other, their stubbornness gets in their way of each others happiness.

     Morgan came up with thee most unique idea for this story. She created a vampire world with a great twist. I take my hat off to her for making up this world and writing it to perfection. I am in awe on how this world was so easily processed in my head. I had no problems visualizing every scene. Heartache has a bit of everything, love, suspense and thriller. She mastered it all in one book! Kudos to one of my favorite authors! She outdid herself yet once again. 4.5 out of 5 stars! A must buy and a definite Good Choice for Reading!

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  1. Ooh this sounds good! I've never read anything by Morgan but it's cool she can switch so well to another genre I'm really interested in this premise!

    Xpresso Reads

    1. Giselle, she really did and her fiction novels are soo good. My favorite is Fade to Black. And this one was really good. She has such a unique idea for this book that worked perfectly. I reallly enjoyed this story.

    2. Thanks for stopping by, Giselle! I hope you'll take the time to check out my books. Please let me know if you do. Happy Reading! ~Morgan

  2. I loved your review. I was so glad when you finished it because I so needed to dish with somebody else about all the things going on in this book. I think this books is great for starting great book debates.

  3. It seems pretty interesting! And the cover is not bad either, huh? ^.~

  4. Thanks, Sweet-Lemmon! I have to agree with you about the cover. It's one of my favorites! Happy Reading! ~Morgan

  5. I'm just dying to know what that 'twist' is you mentioned in your review. The story sounds intriguing and I am anxious to see this combo of suspense and romance to which you referred. This is a new to me book and author so I will look forward to trying the book out.

    Thanks for sharing your review!

    1. You should definitely check it out. You won't be disappointed.

  6. Wow, that cover. Your review has me intrigued and I want to know what the twist is. Definitely adding it to my TBR list. Thanks for the great review!

    1. You won't be disappointed. trust me. The idea is very unique.


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