Monday, November 10, 2014

Review ~ DRAW ME IN by Regina Cole


In Regina Cole’s steamy novel of hot ink and delicious angst, two tortured artists take a leap of faith—but the past threatens to tear them apart.

After her parents pull the plug on her college fund to finance their nasty divorce, Hailey Jakes is desperate to pay her own way and finish her degree in graphic design. She can hardly believe her luck when the sexiest guy she’s ever seen hires her to be the receptionist at his tattoo shop. With sea-blue eyes, jet-black hair, and full sleeves of tattoos on his muscular arms, Neill Vanderhaven looks like the kind of guy who wouldn’t give her the time of day. In fact, he’s mesmerized by her—and it doesn’t hurt that she’s talented as hell.

But Hailey and Neill have more in common than instant chemistry: They’re both carrying serious baggage. Hailey’s parents split after years of blowout fights and sloppy affairs. Neill just got out of something serious with a woman who loved her bad habits more than she loved him. When they take the plunge on a new relationship, they’re both breaking their own rules.

But then a terrible misunderstanding brings Neill’s worst fears to life, and their connection threatens to come crashing down. What they have is more than skin-deep, but now Hailey and Neill need to decide whether the kind of love that lasts forever is worth such exquisite pain.

Draw Me In

By: Regina Cole

Releasing November 4th, 2014

Loveswept: Flirt 

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Regina Cole, lover of manly muscled arms, chest hair, and mini-marshmallows, has been reading romance since her early teens. While she loves a love story of any heat level, she’s been drawn to the erotic side and is loving every minute. When she’s not frantically pounding away at the keyboard, she can be found fishing with her family, playing with her dogs, trying out strange new recipes, or snuggling with her hubby. She also writes mainstream romance as Gina Lamm.

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My Thoughts:

Mostly, Draw Me In did just that. There were a few times that I found myself being frustrated by some repetitions 

Draw Me In flowed at a decent pace. The plot moved along quite nicely.

The main man and most of the characters were tattooed and worked in a tattoo parlor. Our leading lady, is named Hailey. She is a college art student who is dealt a raw deal when her parents have issues. Because of that she goes looking for a job and ends up meeting Neill.

Both Hailey and Neill are dealing with things. Well, they are trying to deal with their issues. One of them does a better job than the other in my opinion.

Eventually they get together just to have one of them take a relapse and cause the other to be hurt.

If you like some drama, angst, and complications in your romance, this book will make you very happy!

I liked this book and I'd like to say more but I really don't want to spoil anything. I will say that there is more to it than just what I said.

I received an ecopy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for my honest opinion.


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  1. hum i don't think this one is for me....probably too much drama at teh moment but thank you for the discovery ( it looks like this month will be the one dedicated to tatooed characters^^)

  2. This interests me so I'll add it to my list. I might actually have it from netgalley but I'll have to double check. :)