When reading The Silver Chain I had mixed emotions. There were times when I couldn't help but to continue on with reading and other times I simply did not want to finish it. I did however finish and while the book wasn't an arm breaking read by any means it hasn't compelled me to list the book as one of my favorites.
What I liked most about the book was the fact that it was a far cry from most Erotic Romances of today. Ms. Bond tells a descriptive tale in her writings that captures the reader's attention and makes the novel standalone against other erotic romance reads. However that wasn't enough for me to give this book a higher rating or to recommend it.
The heroine Serena Folkes indulges her more impulsive side by doing a nighttime photo shoot when her path suddenly collides with the hero, the very mysterious Gustav Levi. Gustav is the owner of the Levi Galley and promises to launch Serena's career in photography. An irresistible pull of attraction occurs. To leave his mark on Serena, Gustav gives his newly established bed mate a silver chain bracelet, branding her as his own. As the book progressives and the sex scenes grew hotter, Gustav’s past threatens to tear apart his relationship with Serena.
This book just was not my ideal read. I think it’s great that Ms. Bond portrayed a storyline that was different then what readers are used to, but I just could not get interested in the actual plot of the book. I gave this book a three star rating simply because the writing style is too great to be ignored.
Special thanks to Harper Collins UK for not only selecting me but also for entrusting me to review this arc.
Bound by passion, she was powerless to resist.
The Silver Chain is the first in the sexy, passionate and addictive Unbreakable Trilogy by Primula Bond.
One dark evening in London, photographer Serena Folkes is indulging her impulsive side with a night-time shoot. But someone is watching her – mysterious entrepreneur Gustav Levi. Serena doesn’t know it yet, but this handsome stranger will change her life forever…
Serena is fascinated by Gustav, the enigmatic owner of the Levi Gallery, and she soon feels an irresistible pull of attraction. The interest is mutual, and Gustav promises to launch Serena’s photographic career at his gallery, but only if Serena agrees to become his exclusive companion.
To mark their agreement, Gustav gives Serena a bracelet to wear at all times. Attached to it is a silver chain of which he is the keeper. With the chain Gustav controls Serena physically and symbolically – a sign that she is under his power.
As their passionate relationship intensifies, Gustav’s hold on the silver chain grows stronger. But will Gustav’s dark past tear them apart?
An erotic romance novel perfect for fans of 50 Shades of Grey and Sylvia Day’s Crossfire series.