Review: Devoted To Love by Shayla Black

Posted 30 October, 2019 by Molly(Cover To Cover Cafe) in 2019 Reads, Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Review: Devoted To Love by Shayla Black
Title: Devoted to Love
Author: Shayla Black
Published by Berkley Books
Series: Devoted Lovers #2
Date Published: 2 July, 2019
Pages: 323
Genres: Romance
Format: eBook
Source: NetGalley, Berkley Publishing
Purchase: Amazon
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He was sent to guard her body... he didn't expect her to steal his heart.

Her sister's wedding was hardly the place to find a hook up, but after one look at friend-of-the-groom and special operative Josiah Grant, small-town Texas beauty Magnolia West immediately fell in lust. After a stunningly sensual night together, Maggie is prepared for the two of them to go their separate ways. After all, she's not a happily-ever-after kind of girl. But Josiah--and danger--change her plans.

Josiah isn't looking for love...but Maggie rouses his body and stirs his heart like no other woman. She's got a rocky romantic past, and a smart man would steer clear. But when the murder quotient in Kendall County rises and all signs point to a mysterious group nearby who have been harassing Maggie's family, he can't leave her unprotected--especially when he realizes he's fallen hard for her.

As tension mounts and the menace closes in, Josiah will do anything to prove to Maggie that their love is real...but can they stay alive long enough to share it?

I received a complimentary copy of this book from the Author/NetGalley, Berkley Publishing and was under no obligation to post a review, positive or negative.

My Thoughts
My first Shayla Black novel and certainly not my last! This was one FANTASTIC read! There was the perfect amount of passionate sparks flying, the perfect characters, and an incredibly suspenseful plot line. I loved it all!
Josiah and Magnolia are amazing characters. They both quickly stole my heart. I loved the sparks that flew between them instantly and ended with their one night stand. Watching Josiah and Magnolia together was an epic ride, especially when the suspense hits the story and Josiah’s protective side comes out.
Black has a unique writing style. She instantly hooks me from page one. The characters became my friends and the plot line played out like an intense movie. This is book is definitely worthy of high recs and 4 stars! I can’t wait to go back and read book 1!

About Shayla Black

Shayla Black is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than sixty novels. For twenty years, she’s written contemporary, erotic, paranormal, and historical romances via traditional, independent, foreign, and audio publishers. Her books have sold millions of copies and been published in a dozen languages.

Raised an only child, Shayla occupied herself with lots of daydreaming, much to the chagrin of her teachers. In college, she found her love for reading and realized that she could have a career publishing the stories spinning in her imagination. Though she graduated with a degree in Marketing/Advertising and embarked on a stint in corporate America to pay the bills, her heart has always been with her characters. She’s thrilled that she’s been living her dream as a full-time author for the past ten years.

Shayla currently lives in North Texas with her wonderfully supportive husband, her daughter, and two spoiled tabbies. In her “free” time, she enjoys reality TV, reading, and listening to an eclectic blend of music.

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