The Siren (The Original Sinners #1)
Notorious Nora Sutherlin is famous for her delicious works of erotica, each one more popular with readers than the last. But her latest manuscript is different—more serious, more personal—and she's sure it'll be her breakout book...if it ever sees the light of day.
Zachary Easton holds Nora's fate in his well-manicured hands. The demanding British editor agrees to handle the book on one condition: he wants complete control. Nora must rewrite the entire novel to his exacting standards—in six weeks—or it's no deal.
Nora's grueling writing sessions with Zach are draining…and shockingly arousing. And a dangerous former lover has her wondering which is more torturous—staying away from him...or returning to his bed?
Nora thought she knew everything about being pushed to your limits. But in a world where passion is pain, nothing is ever that simple.
*Warning! There will be plenty of spoilers in my review, so if you haven’t read the book yet, you might want to stop reading now!*
Wow, what a book. I have heard so many great things about The Siren, and after reading gushing positive reviews from many others, I decided that I had to get myself a copy and I am so glad that I did. The story drew me in as soon as I started reading and I could barely stop myself from putting it down until I finished. The read flowed so perfectly and the characters each were so well written, their personalities leapt off the page.
Soren! The guy frustrated me, I didn’t like him on any level for most of the read but there were moments, small moments when you could see how much he did care for Nora and got enlighten to the man behind the arrogance and ego. I am not so keen on how Nora went back to him however, but he might just be one of those characters just needs to grow on you, especially when you had your heart set on the female lead ending up with someone else.
Wesley, he is such a sweetheart. All he wanted was to see Nora truly happy and not having her go back to the life that he knew was no good for her. I felt bad at times the way Nora teased him and flirted with him seeing as how much he cared for her as more than just a friend, but he understood her and tried to do whatever he could to be what she needed. I really hope that we finds his happy ending with someone, he truly deserves it.
Zach was a great male lead to follow. He had a lot to deal with; finding the strength to accept what happened with Grace and what part he played in his marriage breakdown, being enlightened into the BSDM lifestyle, having to defend against the flirtations of Nora. It was great when he finally found what he needed in Nora but I was a little bit sad that it led him back to Grace in a way, I was hoping for him and Nora to have a happy ending together.
Even though I may not have agreed with the way the book ended and it made me want to throw the book against a wall, I sure didn’t see it panning out the way it did so bravo to the author for that. This was an amazing read, a definite highlight for my year, I cannot wait to pick up the next in the series and see what is in store for Nora.