Zeke and I are finally together.
Going from best friends to lovers is surprisingly easier than I thought it would be. We do everything together, and of course, the sex is fabulous.
Everything is great until Ryker shows up. He says he needs to talk to me and I think I know what it’s regarding. If my suspicion is right, he’s in for rejection.
Because he missed his chance a long time ago.
Ray of Time review
Zeke and Rae think that they have it all. They are going down the road of their relationship knowing that the other is where they want to be but that all comes to a crashing halt when ghosts from Rae’s past return and challenge everything that they have been building.
The book is slow at the beginning, focusing on Zeke and Rae building the foundation to their relationship. We see the passion that we have at the beginning of a relationship. And there is quite a bit of the passion. It might even be more so then it was when Rae was with Ryker.
The story focuses more on the ins and out of a relationship and what makes it work or not. Zeke and Rae are perfect for one another because they were best friends first. They learn how to juggle their relationship with their friends and I like seeing that dynamic between finding that middle ground. Todd does a great job at using real raw emotions (especially when it comes to Rex and Rae). I love watching the sibling relationship between the two of them.
While the story mainly focuses on Rae and Zeke, we do get those little snippets of Rex and his life with Kayden. As the book came to an end, I found that I was wishing that we got more for their relationship because I loved seeing Rex and how he lets her in without even knowing that he is doing it. He really isn’t the sharpest tool in the shed but you love him anyways because he is a big softy at his core and only wants what is best for his best friend and sister.
The ending to the story is completely out of left field. Bad decisions are made and it leads to a major problem for Rae and Zeke. As the books comes to end (semi-cliffhanger) it sets up for the final book where you wonder who she will end up with, Zeke or Ryker?
Ray of Heart review
Holy love triangle people.
I am not a huge fan of love triangles. This one is not one that is in your face like the other ones, but it certainly is evident after what happened with Zeke at the end of the last book. There are some predictability especially when it comes to Rae and Ryker. Is it a bad decision? Likely. But sometimes we do bad decisions when we are the most broken.
I had some issues with the whole way that Zeke tried to win back Rae. I know that it was Rex’s idea but it’s such a crazy and farfetched idea that I can’t see it actually working. But then again, when you are in love with someone, you can do some crazy things.
There are many times in the book where you don’t know which way its going to go. Ryker changes who he is and becomes a better person and becomes swoon worthy. And there the moments that Rae has a hard time accepting what Zeke did and you wonder if they can really move on from that.
The story does take a little while to develop (much like the other ones) but when it gets to the good part of the story it takes off and you never are going to want it to put it down. There is a HEA for this story as the series comes to an end. Try not to let your curiosity spike and check to see who she ends up with because it will take away from the story. You need to see the struggle that Rae goes through to try and see if she can trust Zeke again.
RAY OF LIGHT (Ray, #1):
Bestselling author, E. L. Todd, was raised in sunny California where she still lives today, claiming it’s the best place in the country. Easily hypothermic and hateful of the cold, she prefers to be warm all year round. She attended California State University, Stanislaus and received her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, but still pursued her dream to be a writer. She’s written several novels and many series’, and her imagination can’t seem to stop. She tries to find the good in people and she exploits that in her writing, proving that people can make mistakes and rise above their past. Her hobbies include sunbathing, swimming, eating at Surf Taco in San Diego, reading, and learning everything she can about hippopotamuses’, her favorite creature. Her greatest dream is to make people forget about the harshness of reality and dive into a good story with lovable people. When fans tell her they love her work, it gives her the greatest sense of accomplishment.
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