Review: ‘Dangerous Stranger’ by EL Todd- repetitive story that’s too farfetched to believe

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Format: ebook, paperback

Format read: ebook

Series: book 4 of 5 of Beautiful Entourage series

Rating: 18+ for language, sexual content

Genre: New Adult

Goodreads page: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25453145-dangerous-stranger

In the fourth book of the series, we follow Jett as he becomes an escort for a man who wants to tell his family that he’s gay, which is not out of the ordinary for the escorts. But things get complicated when Jett falls for his client’s sister who believes that he is gay.

I wanted to like this book, but it was hard for me to really like. There were a lot of issues that I had with the main one being that it was just beyond believable. Jett did not at all hide his feelings for Ophelia and the explanations he gave for flirting with her were weak and made no sense, but she just believed them. Ophelia was supposed to be this ‘intelligent’ person but she just fell for everything that he said and was under the illusion that he was gay. If I were her, I wouldn’t have believed he was gay.

I had an issue with the conflict and ending of the story. **Spoiler alert (but not really because you probably already knew this would happen) After Ophelia finds out the truth, they get into a fight and she rightfully is angry with Jett for lying to her. But then the second he gets offended because she just doesn’t believe him, she lays down her feelings and apologizes to him. I’m sorry, but if someone did that to me, I would be beyond angry and not so quick to forgive.
But there are some positives to the book. I did like the relationship that Jett had with his friends. They were there to help him when he needed them the most. I like that comradery that they have and wish that I could see more of it in the series.

To me, this story is a lot harder to get through then the other books were. I could see myself reading the other three books while on a vacation or relaxing somewhere, because they are quick reads, but I don’t know if I could read this one again. I don’t like to give bad reviews of books, but this one is a hard one to stomach. It may be worth skipping in the series.

Rating: D+

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The Beautiful Entourage series

Beautiful Entourage

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 Gorgeous Consort

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Dark Escort

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Dangerous Stranger

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Seductive Guest

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Review: ‘Dark Escort’ by EL Todd – Cato gets his happy ever after

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Format: ebook, paperback

Format read: ebook

Series: book 3 of 5 of Beautiful Entourage series

Rating: 18+ for language, sexual content

Genre: New Adult

Goodreads page: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25453139-dark-escort

In the third book of the series we follow Cato and Katrina who have a one night stand and then meet up 2 years later and see that it meant more to Cato then Katrina.

Cato is the player who has a string of one night stands and is the guy who leaves in the middle of the night so when someone does it to him, it does hit his ego. It understandable that he would be frustrated that she doesn’t remember him no matter what he did and I liked how he spent the time to fall for her again and make her fall for him despite her reservations.

Katrina has had to deal with a loss that unfortunately a lot of people go through and I liked how closed off she was to giving love a second chance. I know if it were me I would be hesitant to jump back on the saddle so to speak. But as she falls for Cato, she deals with that struggle with guilt that most people do when moving on.

It was refreshing for the relationship between Cato and Katrina because it wasn’t like the last two books but the explanation for why Katrina didn’t remember him was a little weak. It didn’t really make sense and didn’t seem fully believable.

I found Joey’s character rather annoying but I think that was the point. I don’t think Todd wanted us rooting for Joey in any regard, even if it was out of pity.

I liked that the characters had different issues they needed to work through but there were some grammatical errors that took from the story. The was again a little to fast but it was not enough to not make me not want to read it.

Rating: C+

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The Beautiful Entourage series
beautiful entourage series
Beautiful Entourage

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 Gorgeous Consort

Amazon | Barnes and Noble | Kobo | Review

Dark Escort

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Dangerous Stranger

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Seductive Guest

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