Destroy Me (Crystal Gulf #1) by Shana Vanterpool

Destroy Me (Crystal Gulf Book 1) - Shana Vanterpool

 

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Bach lives his life with honesty and without restraints, happy to be known as a sexy as all hell, unapologetic asshole.

When he drinks, he drinks hard.

When he wants a woman, he makes sure she knows it.

When he opens his mouth, it’s either to piss someone off or to turn someone on.

You can normally find him with one hand on a bottle and one hand on a woman, trying to forget his past.

Harley Evans is a twenty-one-year-old year old college student. She's a good girl who fell hard for Dylan, who’d promised her forever. But Dylan, Bach’s best buddy, lied.

He enlisted in the Army, crushing Harley with equal parts anger and sadness. She’d already lost her father to that choice. Heartbroken, she falls back into depression.

Stuck in Crystal Gulf all summer with little to do, Harley needs a distraction. Enter Bach, sexy as f*#ck distraction, ready and willing.

Dylan’s not all bad though. Before he left, he asked Bach to watch out for Harley, knowing she’d never go for a guy like Bach. She’s too good for him. Too good for anyone.

But Dylan was wrong. He never should have left them together. Bach is there to pick up the pieces Dylan left behind. Soon pieces aren't enough. He wants more, needs more Harley.

 

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I really had a love-hate relationship with this book. It was total roller coaster ride all the way through. Bach was a rough character to read. He is pretty dark and damaged and is pretty much self-destructing throughout the book. But the more we learn about him the more we can understand where he is coming from and just want to help him. It is a long hard, heart breaking journey for sure. I was not sure what to think of Harley and really didn’t like the way she handled it when Dylan enlisted. She was a real brat in my eyes. I was not a huge fan of her at all. But it did work well for the book Overall, while it was a very dark book it was still very enjoyable and I liked it as a lot, it was heartbreaking and yet fun to read. If you like a darker romance, than I recommend this book.

I rate it 3 ½ ★

 

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*I received a free copy from the author in exchange for an honest review. Thank you!

 

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