Title: Entwined With You (Crossfire, Book Three)
Author: Sylvia Day
Release Date: June 4, 2013
Reviewer purchased own copy of paperback for review
From the moment I first met Gideon Cross, I recognized something in him that I needed. Something I couldn’t resist. I saw the dangerous and damaged soul inside–so much like my own. I was drawn to it. I needed him as surely as I needed my heart to beat.
No one knows how much he risked for me. How much I’d been threatened, or just how dark and desperate the shadow of our pasts would become.
Entwined by our secrets, we tried to defy the odds. We made our own rules and surrendered completely to the exquisite power of possession…
I fell in love with Gideon Cross from the beginning. He was dark, damaged, and dominating--a lethal and highly sexual combination.
Entwined With You, the third book in this addictive series, is engrossing and shows how both Gideon and Eva have grown as a couple and how their obsessive and possessive natures have entwined them together forever.
From this point on, if you haven't read this series, and you are planning on reading--you might want to skip it. It has spoilers. There's no way I can NOT have a spoiler during this review. You have been warned.
In Reflected In You, Gideon has done the unthinkable. His desire to protect the love of his life, Eva, has him murdering the man responsible for ruining Eva's life. And distancing himself from Eva as well.
Eva understands the steps that let to their 'break-up' with Gideon's confession. In order to deceive the police, Gideon and Eva's relationship must seem to have been severed. But that is truly not the case. Their love is still as strong, and still as obsessive.
There is a lot happening in Entwined With You to keep the reader hooked until the last page. Even with all the smexy times, Eva and Gideon have time to keep their relationship on the brink of a major catastrophe. While the lovers continue to meet in secret--shit keeps happening in an attempt to keep them apart. A jilted reporter (Deanna Johnson) is hell bent on destroying Gideon Cross. The police have turned to someone else as a possible suspect in Nathan's murder, which means someone knows of Gideon's guilt. And Brett, the sexy rock star returns to try to win back Eva's heart.
And Corrine--that conniving socialite, refuses to release her claws of a man who doesn't want her.
What I loved about Entwined With You is the vulnerability we get to see from Gideon. He still struggles with nightmares about his horrific past, unable to sleep a full night with the woman he loves. Eva is determined to reach out to him and break through and help alleviate some of his pain and fears. There is a heart wrenching scene between the two as Eva takes the first step in breaching through Gideon's walls. It made me fall a little more in love with this already very sexy man.
Entwined With You proves to be a stellar installment in this series and there is (thank god) more to come.