Book Review- Ethan (Alluring Indulgence #5) by Nicole Edwards

Ethan

synopsis

How long did it take you to find your place in the world? 

For Ethan Walker, going through the motions of life, keeping his distance and never getting attached has become the mantra he lives by. Success is measured by how many hours he can work and how little attention he can draw. That was until he landed on Beau Bennett’s radar. Until Beau, Ethan had never met a man who could get him to question his own logic and even consider taking a different path. 

Beau Bennett knows exactly who he is – now. It might’ve taken him some time to figure it out, but now that he has his bearings, Beau has set his sights on the mysteriously sexy Ethan Walker. Pursuing someone has never been his style, but something is telling him to keep at it because the end result is going to be worth it. 

Now that they’ve found one another, how long will it take Ethan and Beau to accept that their place in the world is… Together? 

Warning: This book contains sexual encounters and graphic language that some readers may find objectionable, including, but not limited to: m/m encounters, anal sex. Contains graphic material that is not suitable for anyone under the age of 18.

Ethan is part of the Alluring Indulgence series (#5), however, this book was written to be read as a stand alone book as well. 

Erotic M/M Romance 
Mature Audiences 

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5 Star Review

I cannot tell you how excited I was to get this book on my Kindle.  I have devoured all of the Alluring Indulgence books and being male/male genre which is my favorite I knew this one was going to be amazing.  Nicole Edward has never let me down with her masterpieces and she out shined herself with this one.

I knew from the glimpse that I got of Ethan in the previous books that he was going to be a very complex characters with scars and wounds that run deeper than skin surface and getting to know him in Ethan cleared up a lot of my questions.  Not only is Ethan a complex man he is always extremely strong and beautiful.  He has so much love within him to give but the wounds of his past won’t let him flourish in his future.  It took a strong type of love to break Ethan of his past and show him that he deserves all the love in the world.  There were ups and downs, twists and turns that Ethan had to overcome and at times when it was rocky my heart broke for him.  His past was a dark one, one no person should have to endure but with the last name Walker and with a little help from his saving grace Ethan was able to overcome his past and look forward to a brighter future.

Beau Bennett captured my heart in Zane and I wanted him to have his own happily ever after.  Beau’s kind hearted character transferred over into Ethan and Beau shined in this one.  He is determined to get what he wants and doesn’t back down easy.  He is loyal and has a heart of gold and deserves so much and I couldn’t have been happier for him.

“I know exactly what I want.  And you’d be smart to give in because I can tell you, I don’t have any intentions on giving up.”

Nicole has always given us great stories but I think this one takes the cake for me.  The love between the two characters grows over a period of time and both of them are finding something in the other that they are missing in their own life.  It’s beautiful.  Having their own demons in their past they complete each other and truly help each other move on from their pasts and help heal each other.  I cannot say enough about how much this book made me swoon and excited me.  Oh it was just utterly heartfelt and emotional and beautiful and touching and life changing.  Great great great read.

“I want you,” Ethan whispered, the blue-gray of his eyes darker than Beau had ever seen them.  Even in the dim light of the truck, he could see the intensity in his beautiful blue gaze.  Grinning, Beau whispered, “I know,” against Ethan’s lips.  “And you’ve got me.”

Who doesn’t want a book where each character is so utterly handsome it should be a crime?  Who doesn’t want a book where the characters are easy to love apart but when they come together they bring on a whole new meaning to the word love?  Who doesn’t want a book that pulls you in and holds your hand the entire ride because you know you need that extra touch?  Everything I was hoping for in Ethan I got and I couldn’t be more appreciative of Nicole for giving us this book.  Love is truly magical and it doesn’t matter who it’s between love is love and it’s beautiful.  Ethan was beautiful Nicole – thank you.

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5 Star Review

When I say Nicole Edwards has done it again I’m not kidding this was by far my favorite book of hers to date!!

Ethan Ethan Ethan …. Gosh I just wanna hug him. This is the continued story of the Walker brothers!! Rawrrrr

Ethan the strong silent type he never wants to make waves.

Beau honest and blunt so refreshing and swoon I just love him as well

Ethan doesn’t like to let anyone into his life he barely even let’s his family be involved. Things from his past have cause Ethan to shut down any possibility of happiness or love. When all you do is keep pushing things down and not dealing with them eventually it catches up with you. So what happens when you push your friends and family away hopefully they give you space and time to figure stuff out, not Beau he’s watched Ethan for far to long with his inner self destruction as I call it. Beau knew Ethan practically his whole life he was Zane’s best friend so he was close to the whole Walker family. Beau struggled with his feelings after what happend with Zane, it gave him clarity and what he wanted was Ethan. Easier said then done beau knew this wasn’t going to be easy.

“When are you going to learn Bennett”

“What do you think your teaching me”

“You don’t want this”

“You don’t want this” Ethan repeated

“I want this more then you’ll ever know” Beau

Well of that doesn’t make your heart flutter, I know mine did. So beau had his work cut out for him to break down Ethan’s walls around his heart. When beau feels like he’s finally starting to chip away at that wall things happen peoples words and judgements make Ethan put those walls right back up. So frustrating because he can’t see what’s right in front of him because he’s to busy trying to keep everyone away.

“I want to be with you. By your side. I don’t want us to have to hide ,but I understand. Doesn’t mean I agree with it , doesn’t mean I’ll do it forever, but for now, I’m here. With you. Only you.” ~Beau

“You don’t know what your asking for”

“I know exactly what I’m asking for. Never doubt me, E”

“People often underestimate me, you shouldn’t”

Those words were like a sledge hammer to Ethan’s walls, but can he handle what beau is offering him a real shot a love and happiness. Will the past cause Ethan to keep fighting the obvious, that he is in love with beau. Just when you think ok great this could work BAMM a domino effect in the story cause everyone to truly understand why Ethan is the way he is. Can his family handle that? can beau handle that ? This was quite the story, I fell in love with Ethan instantly and my heart broke for him and Beau. I was chanting get your shit together Ethan, look at what’s in front of you!  jeez do I have to come through the book and smack you! Lol . Then I was like Beau your gonna make him run…. Yes at this point I was talking to myself while reading this (come on you know you do it to).

Can Ethan finally put the past behind him to move on and finally let love in. Another grand slam for my girl Nicole Edwards. She never disappoints, EVER !!
This was an amazing five star read. I can’t wait for more of the Walker brothers!!

 

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