Wednesday 16 March 2016

✪ THE SINS THAT BIND US ✪ Geneva Lee ✪ excerpt & Giveaway!

© Bianca Janeane


• release date: 15 March 2016

4.5 Stars

I wasn’t given a choice. Not when I did my first line of cocaine. Not when I became a single mother. But I changed, and every decision I’ve made was to protect myself and my son from my weaknessesand my past.

Until Jude came along and made me question everything, even my own secrets.

The sins I carry with me can never be discovered. Life handed me broken bits of people and left me to construct my own world, and it’s too fragile to take a chance on Jude Mercer.

We write our own stories.
We build our own prisons.
We weave our own lies.
We commit the sins that bind us.

 Faith has been through a lot in her life.
But now she's living a pretty normal and happy life in Port Townsend
She's working and living with her best friend Amie and she's a great mom to her deaf 4-year-old son Max.
That's all she needs and wants.

...the less people I let in, the less chance I'll be hurt again.

But then she meets HIM at an Narcotics Anonymous meeting in town.
She hates him as soon as he opens his mouth.
Well, not really, she's more like instantly in lust with him.
But she can't have a guy in her life....can she?
She could become addicted to this guy - and another addiction is not something she can allow herself to have....

What will happen to Faith & Jude?
Will there be a HEA????
Will Faith's or Jude's secrets destroy everything?

I'm not spoiling anything!!! ☺



I really had no idea what to expect here.
I only knew Geneva from her british royal series.
And this was soooo completely different.

We have this broken but strong heroine.
With all that baggage in her past.
And now she's just trying to live her life as normally as possible.
But then all that changes when she meets Jude.
Who has just as much baggage...but we don't really know what has happened in his past...

It was really interesting to see how those two completely different people find their Happily Ever After with each other....

There's LOTS to overcome first, of course....
But I really loved seein them fight for it!

THE SINS THAT BIND US was a very personal book for Geneva Lee. And it shows - it's really full of emotions and angst and love and loss ... just read it - you'll love Faith & Max & Jude ! ♥


ARC received for an honest review

Wow - what a ride  was taken on with The Sins That Bind Us.

This is the first Geneva Lee book that I have read, but I can tell you now that it will not be the last.

Faith and Jude's story is raw and gritty.  Please remain seated and leave arms and legs inside the carriage, as you are going to be taken on an

Secrets, lies, half-truths - they all come out in the end, and it is a bit of a shot in the dark how things will go.

I really enjoyed this story.  The fears, the worries, the feelings of helplessness leap off the pages.  As much as it hurt my heart and maybe, just maybe made my eyes leak, I couldn't put this book down as I wanted, no needed to know what happened next.

The scene stealer in this story is definitely little man, Max.  He reminds me so much of my nephew when he was that age, going through some similar kinds of issues.

Now, off to find something lighthearted and breezy to read!


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    “Maybe he was already as tightly wound as me, but I can’t help but squirm under his possessive stare. I ignite that ferocity. I’m the storm that unsettles the peaceful blue pools of his irises. And realizing that vanquishes my fear. Because I’ve undone this man.”
    “I want to say something but my mouth is empty. Before I can find words his lips find mine instead. He crashes against me, and I’m powerless against his force. He’s washing me out into the unknown and I don’t care if I drown.
    My body shapes to his as his hand slides under my ass, lifting me from my feet. I coil around him, instinctively pressing the core of my want against his groin. A low growl vibrates through him and his arms bind me closer.
    I want as much of him as he’ll give me. It’s the only need I’m capable of processing and I open to him, allowing his tongue to stroke across my teeth and then massage over mine. It’s an invitation and I RSVP by tangling my fingers into his hair. I grip it tightly, desperate to possess him as fully as he has me.”
    When he backs into the kitchen table, we both spring into action, unbuttoning and unbuckling as quickly as our impatient fingers allow. Wiggling off my jeans, I return my attention to his body. I trail my palm over the swirling black ink and then I lunge forward and sink my teeth into his skin.
    “Christ, Sunshine,” he grunts, but before I can register it as a complaint, he’s pushed me flat against the table and unsnapped my bra. I move to slide it off and my wrist knocks over a box of crayons.
    Our eyes lock as they scatter to the floor and before I can raise the white flag, I’m back in his arms. Jude kicks open the door leading to the garage.
    “I’ll fix it later,” he promises, sweeping me out the door. Twirling me around, he barricades it with our bodies. “Hold on.”
    “I wrap my arms around his shoulders and cling to him as he frees his dick. I feel its heat prod against my belly. His whiskers scratch against my cheek as his mouth slants toward my neck. “I can’t be patient,” he warns me.
    “Don’t be,” I beg.
    He doesn’t need coaxing. His hand slips between my thighs and shoves my panties to the side. My bare back smacks against the wood as he thrusts into me. Jude’s chest smashes against my breasts as his weight overwhelms me. I lose myself to the rhythm. To the crash and the ebb. There is only each stroke, and the glorious, violent inevitability of being abandoned and filled.”



Geneva Lee is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. She prefers fantasy to reality, especially fantasies involving powerful, dangerous, and sexy men. You can find her devouring a good romance while avoiding the laundry and the children. She lives in Kansas City with her family.