A sequel to the Amazon bestselling romance, Preservation, told from Ryan’s point of view.
Old Habits Die Hard.
Ryan Campbell is not only leaving his title of Professor behind to move on to bigger and better things at Simon and Warden Publishing, he’s also become Seattle’s rising literary star. Sitting on the overwhelming cusp of newfound fame, he learns soon enough that being popular has its downside.
Attracted to the buzz surrounding his new career, former lovers begin to creep back into his life, and potential ones emerge with enticing advances. While he works to juggle reserved, yet stressful, wedding plans with Kate and his new public image, he has enough to manage without worrying about Carter and Dean—Kate’s loveable albeit eccentric friends—and their latest shenanigans.
Surrounded by a lifestyle that includes temptation at every turn, Ryan finds himself immersed in a world full of scandal and lies, where his oldest weaknesses thrive and his ghosts return to haunt him. Questioning whether his life with Kate is his best path, he must discover if he’s still capable of being the man he aspired to be when she first became his, or if happily ever after is only an illusion.
In this second installment of the Preservation series, we get Ryan’s POV. My emotions were high in this read to the point I wanted to throw my kindle in a fit of rage at Ryan’s impulsiveness to jump the gun and make assumptions. Trust was a crucial development in this installment as it was tested over and over and over. My heart raced, my palms sweat, and my eyes were bugged out. Watching Kate and Ryan’s support systems continue to back them and comfort them was heart warming. Ryan’s mom I think said it best: “If there’s anyone in the world who deserves a happy ending, it’s two broken people who taught each other to love.” I don’t think anyone could say it any better. Ryan and Kate’s control, boundaries, and limits are put to the test in Reservation and I couldn’t have enjoyed the ride more. Give this a try to continue your Professor Ryan crush! Rating: 4 stars
Rachael Wade writes edgy New Adult and Adult romance and science fiction. She is the author of the Amazon bestselling PRESERVATION SERIES, THE REPLACEMENT, and LOVE AND RELATIVITY, as well as the paranormal romance series THE RESISTANCE TRILOGY. When she’s not writing, she’s busy going to concerts, watching too many movies, and learning how to protect animals and the environment. She’s an avid Brandi Carlile fan and loves all things Tim Burton. Visit her at RachaelWade.com and LightsOnLove.com, and come chat with her on Twitter @RachaelWade.