In Too Deep by Brandy L. Rivers

Brandy

Fallon is a brilliant tattoo artist with inherent magic. Tired of men and their games, she climbs onto her Harley and leaves her old life behind.

Brody is a talented motorcycle mechanic and werewolf stuck in his painful past. It’s just another depressing night until he’s attacked by vampires. Thinking he killed them, he runs into the night and crashes into Fallon.

Unwilling to walk away from anyone in need, she heals Brody and then takes out the vampires who aren’t as dead as he thought. Her past collides with the present, and she finds herself stranded in Edenton, Washington where an old friend lives. With no ride and no real plan, she winds up staying in Brody’s empty apartment.

Feeling alive for the first time in years, Brody is determined to claim Fallon’s heart and keep her safe from the shadows in her past. However, she prides herself on her independence and would rather keep him safe, even from herself.

With the impending danger from the group of vampires and dark images, they will have to work together. The closer they get, then harder it is for her to fight her attraction.

Be prepared for monsters, magic and lots of ink.

 

~~Danielle’s 4 Star Thoughts~~

The author has done an awesome job of setting up the story and sucking you into the little town Edenton that’s full of Others that include druids, werewolves, fae, vampires, and more.  My main issue when I started this book was the many POV changes that took place in just the first chapter alone (3-4 POVs).  I had a hard time keeping track of whose head I was in, which made this less than an easy read.  I would have preferred a POV change to be clearly stated by a page break scene change or a new chapter.  This, however, didn’t affect my opinion of the overall read.  The characters were well developed and I really liked Fallon and Brody.  The story had a nice development, although the over exaggerated infatuation between the main characters was slightly unbelievable because of how quickly it came about and escalated.  Maybe extending the story time frame would easily resolve this?

Fallon is a beautiful hardcore independent motorcycle loving tattoo artist.  While she has a tough exterior her soft interior is slowly exposed with the help of her love for Brody, a hot and super sweet werewolf.  She doesn’t give into her instant draw to him, but it’s inevitable and their sexy intimate moments together won’t disappoint!  Secondary characters are introduced with ease and intricately intermingled into the development of the Edenton world.

The story quickly takes off after the halfway point when a dangerous conflict from Fallon’s past resurfaces and nearly destroys her and the new life she so desperately needs.  The subject matter is dark at times, so be warned.  The dark moments of Fallon’s past are disturbing, but are not disturbingly detailed, which I am thankful for as a lover of “lighter” subject matter and is not necessary since the story didn’t revolve around those specific incidents.  I would say the conflict is secondary to the development of Fallon’s character and her relationship with Brody.

I really liked the book.  I personally only need one sex scene a book to get the idea of the intimate bond and the type of relationship between two characters, which has me rating this book at 4, but for others who enjoy that they may rate it a 4.5.