Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Sleeping Serpent by Luna Saint Claire REVIEW

Whether by free will or fate, Luna's encounter with Nico provokes a storm that shatters her perceptions of identity, duty, morality, and self-worth. The storm didn't blow in from the outside. She was the storm. Its turbulence within her, forcing her to confront the darkness, uncovers her secrets and her pain.

Luna Saint Claire has a loving husband and an enviable career as a Hollywood costume designer. Still, something is gnawing at her. Bored with her conventional and circumscribed existence, she feels herself becoming invisible. When she meets Nico Romero, a charismatic yoga guru, his attentions awaken her passions and desires. Dangerous, but not in a way that scares her, he makes her feel as if anything is possible. Infatuated, she becomes entangled in Nico's life as he uses his mesmerizing sexuality to manipulate everyone around him in his pursuit of women, wealth, and celebrity.

Immensely erotic and psychologically captivating, The Sleeping Serpent is the compelling story of a woman's obsession with a spellbinding guru and the struggle to reclaim her life. At its heart, it is a painfully beautiful exposition of unconditional love that makes us question what we truly want.

This was a tough one to review for me. The words wouldn't come. Not because I disliked the book, actually it is the opposite. This was an amazing book. It is a complex book and really makes you think, and its an emotionally gripping read. From the start this book grabs you and doesn't let go till the very end. 
What I would call a good mind fuck. Dark, twisted, thrilling.

I actually enjoyed the multiple pov's and switching. It was different.  

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