Dirty Empire Book #2
Nina West/K. A. Tucker
Gabriel Fallen book two of the Dirty Empire series by K. A. Tucker, aka, Nina West, continues on with Mercy and Gabriel’s steamy relationship intensifying.
When reviewing Sweet Mercy I commented that Sweet Mercy reminded me of the Pretty Woman movie and Fifty Shades of Grey book. Gabriel Fallen is all Fifty Shades. The other thing which I find interesting is the number of times we read about Gabriel’s calloused hands and how he is using them. I confess to not knowingly reading a passage where Gabriel is working with his hands, so, where do his callouses come from? Certainly not from any of the activities so widely written about in the Dirty Empire series.
The graphic descriptions of Gabriel’s sexual antics continue unabated in Gabriel Fallen, to the extent that it seemed there was very little other plot. Mercy accepts that Gabriel is not an angel and manages to convince herself that what she is doing has an upside.
I think most readers will read the series just to find out what happens in the next book. Both completed books have moved along at a cracking pace and both have had cliffhanger endings.
I have again rated Gabriel Fallen a three star read. At just over 200 pages the Dirty Empire series could be labelled a series of short novels.
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A few years ago…
…this cloud formation passed over Geelong,
looking very ominous, I thought.
Just how ominous was revealed on
television news a few hours later.
Low lying roads were covered
by three feet of water and several cars
were shown floating therein.
In 2015 the best of our Golden Robinias
was a pretty sight in bloom.
Every year since there have been
abundant blooms on that tree.
The Spring of 2020 was proving no exception
until the last week of October.
There was either rain or wind
or both which ensured
that many of the new blooms
ended up on the ground
by week’s end.
Other than the sudden disappearance of flowers
spring sees all plants thriving and enjoying
some Sunday sunshine.
Even our cherry tree is fairly well
stocked again this year.
We did not eat many last year
because birds found a gap where
the netting was not quite
joined properly. 😦
We shall be more careful
Normally, because of their colour,
our maple trees are photographed
Because of our theme this week
I have added an image of our
in their spring dressing.