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Repetitive content & I was also disappointed with the infidelity
on July 30, 2013
There were several chapters that repeated the same scene, but from a different character's perspective. It seemed odd to read a new chapter and I was expecting to move forward in the story's timeline, but no, I had to re-live the same scene over again. Same dialogue, same actions, but from a different character's head. Why not blend the characters' thoughts into one chapter? Each chapter had to be labeled with the name of the character so the reader wouldn't become confused.
I agree with the other reviewers' opinions regarding the infidelity aspect of Drake. SPOILERS!! It really bothered me that he had taken Lana's virginity and then the next night he had sex with another woman. I could almost forgive him for that transgression because he was too drunk to remember he had sex with Lana, although I'm a little baffled because if he was drunk how could he perform? But then I couldn't forgive Drake when he cheated a second time! He got back together with Lana, but then he was in bed with Gabrielle Moreitti. They both claimed that "nothing happened." That's not the point! The point was that he had taken another woman into his bed when he was supposed to be in love with Lana.
Shane even said it must have been difficult for Lana to see Gabrielle's naked butt pressed against Drake's groin. Emmie, however, disagreed and blamed Lana for Drake's infidelity. It was not Lana's fault that Drake cheated! If Drake really loved Lana, he would not have been in bed with another woman. His inebriation was not an excuse for cheating on Lana twice! I'm not sure why Lana forgave him and still wanted to have another baby with him.
I really liked Drake, too. I couldn't wait for his story. In the first two novels I felt sorry for him and was hoping he'd sober up and find his true love. He was a tortured character who deserved to find happiness. I liked Drake, I just didn't like how the author made him into a cheating jerk.
I'm not certain if I will be reading anymore of this series.