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As ngaged to Patrick when she was at college but she learned that he was gay two weeks before their wedding Unfortunately she s still in love with Patrick and she s not really able to leave this drama behind Until Alex Dancing at Midnight (The Splendid Trilogy, enters her lifeShe s at one of Patrick s parties when she meets Alex He s a friend of Patrick Liv feels immediately attracted to Alex however she knows that he s gay And Patrick insists that she shouldn t get involved with Alex He says Alex doesn t like girls Eventually shends up renting him her downstairs apartmentI think it s the first time I can say that I liked a book but at the It Hurts When I Poop! a Story for Children Who Are Scared to Use the Potty end I m not satisfied with it and a few things felt kind of strange and not right This is all too ambivalentOk what I liked about this book The hero Alex is smokin HOT a special guy Liv took pictures of him Mmmmmmsooo hot and sensual Loved it This thing with the camera was incredibly special The Nikon camera is kind of a replacement for a living character There were a lot ofmotions and a lot of different struggles This was very interesting and riveting but as you ll read below the problems aren t resolved to my utmost satisfaction There are still too many unanswered uestions I really loved the interaction between Olivia and her friend Sarah So funny Actually there are a lot of thoughtful dialogs in this book The story is told in first person POV Usually this is something I don t like too much but it worked for me here It didn t disturb at allNaked also covers religious issues But don t get me wrong This is NOT a religious book The heroine struggles with her family where she belongs what she is what she believes The book title Naked has different meanings The basic approach is good but I didn t get the impression that I could really say mission accomplished Sure the author thinks the problems are resolved but she couldn t convince meAnd Liv seems to be dreading important conversations with Alex Sometimes I told myself Just spill it out Liv get over it I wanted an open discussion about him being gay or not gay I wanted his opinion I wanted his insight Why does he act like this I wanted to know about his background his family his problems He was always Mr Mysterious On the other hand he was really wonderful with Liv He cared a lot about her he was tender he made her laugh and I Here With Me (Together even believed that he loved her But I am not so sure if this couple could survive the big marital problems which lay ahead of them yetAlex is gay or bi or straight or whatever I don t know a gay man who transforms into being a normal and totally faithful straight guy After reading this book it didn t completely ring true Not absolutely honestither There will always be the temptation and there will always be a nagging insecurity IF he can really deny any advances in the future And I felt that the Double Deception (Code Name: Danger end of the book was too rushed I mean Liv is disappointed can t tell you whatxactly because of spoilers she s angry and there are a few words and the problem is resolved during the last chapter It doesn t feel right Wicked Lies (Men of Summer, either and it doesn t feel believable Jeez the interaction between Jamie and Alex was so NOT funny Annoying Dumb Needless Ugh Last but not least the author used the f word WAY too much for my liking In a word disappointed In my opinion Naked started out so strong and so full of potential However the story went in all kinds of directions which not only detracted from the main storyline butffectively derailed this book from the story that it could ve been With a whole chapter dedicated to a kiddie party another chapter dedicated to a religious celebration and the whole back and forth Jewish versus Catholic thingit was all just too much and completely unnecessary in terms of what it contributed to the story I fou I guess I m the only one who just had a WTF moment with this book Oh well What I liked1 The cover Grave Tattoo even though it s not totally accurate hey Harleuin couldn t you guys have found a black model with silky locks like Olivia has You ve got the money to for it 2 It was interracial black womanwhite male That s always an automatic on star with me 3 Alex the hero wore Whip a fragrance from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab which is one of my favorites from that companyOutside of those three things this novel wasn t uite a train wreck but of a near miss Seriously It s not that I don t mind the unusual and the unexpected and thedgy in fact I thrive on books like that but an author should know HOW to write Georgia and the Tycoon edgy and unusual without trying to fit into a formula which Megan Hart unfortunately does Note to author if you want to write against the grain DON T WRITE FOR HARLEUIN or any of its imprints There s little to no room for creativity Even if your story doesn t warrant an HEA you ll have to pull one out of your butt because well it s HARLEUIN and your readershipxpects itI really didn t know what to make of Olivia Mackey our rstwhile photographer heroine who was adopted by a white family but somehow never knew she was BLACK until another black classmate pointed it out to her Are you freaking KIDDING me How is this ven believable that no one in her family would have forgotten to mention something like this or better yet didn t the young Olivia ver see herself in the mirror or watch television and notice that she didn t uite look like mommy and daddy I suppose to make up for her utter and unbelievable cluelessness Hart gives Olivia silky dreds which lets the reader know she s indeed black OkayI ve always found it interesting that some authors are sometimes stuck having to make certain they over tag a character as being black specially if they behave in ways that the larger a character as being black Lakeside Redemption especially if they behave in ways that the larger thinks goes against the perceptions people have about blacks Write about a drug dealer or a gangbanger andveryone automatically assumes they re black Write about a black female photographer who speaks proper English and Houston there s a problem I m kind of feeling that way about how Hart handles Olivia Every couple of pages she has Olivia doing something with her locks ither putting them in a ponytail or twisting them in a bun but we know she doesn t have a long flowy mane Olivia just comes up short in contrast to the hero and it drives me nuts Most of the book is spent with Olivia FEELING SORRY FOR HERSELF THEN HORNY sorry for herself then horny unsure of her place in the world then unsure of her relationship with Alex thenjust whiny I HATE whinyAlex Kennedy was well confusing Tall check Dark check Sexy check Mysterious check So why did he leave me scratching my head wondering what the hell his damage was Uh hasn t anyone in Hart land ver heard of BISEXUALITY Guess not I m not sure what she was trying to accomplish with him by somehow trying to convince me that he was just a straight dude who liked having sex with men on occasion but it felt forced as if she. Photography book I didn't Second Time Loving expect such a heated passionate photo session And now that we've crossed that line our bodies aren't the only things that have beenxposedBut I can't give my heart to a man who's so unconventional His last sexual relationship was. ,

Thinks about the past fondly I remember the day that I added this book I didn t know who Megan Hart was This book was yet to be released and I didn t bother looking into her other books I just saw this hot cover and was drawn in instantly shakes head and comes to present day These days Im like an auto bot when it comes to Hart I see her name I add it and buy it She is one of the true talented authors our there She knows how to tread on subjects that are risu Naked is an Erotic story of a woman dealing with the colour of her skin her past relationship choices and her present onesSO in Naked we get to see Alex again We met Alex in Tempted Alex and Olivia meet at Olivia s gay x fianc s Patrick party Patrick immediately tells Olivia to stay away from Alex and to forget anything because he doesn t like girls Olivia got a close up of this when she cops an Dark Awakening eye full of Alex getting a head job from another guy at the party After meeting Alex the next morning and spending the day together she decided to invite him to rent out her flat after finding out he needed a place The twonds up spending a lot of time together and not before long cant keep their hands off Hawks Way (Hawks Way each otherBut Alex doesn t like girls right After being burnt once before Olivia doesn t want to start someone who has the potential to hurt her in thexact same fashion So what did I like Ummlet me think about thathmmmeverything I liked Olivia she was strong and dealt with all her issues head on She is struggling with Religion and her family Hart made her struggles seem real None of characters have a perfect life and that s what gets me Just because your related by blood doesn t make you familyAlex was just the same as he was in Tempted but it was great to see a different side to him He was a real romantic and considerate He still had the same wicked smile and his tendency to wear jeans with no shoes or socks and his shirts always half open sigh What I didn t like You still don t really find out about Alex s sexuality Is he Bi gay straight I would have liked Olivia to address his sexual tendencies a bit further I also don t like and I didn t like this in Tempted Family Men either is the way Alex changes when he is ar This review was posted at Under The CoversI feel like I ve waited forever to read Alex s story I loved his character in Tempted I fell in love with him flaws and all and I wanted to see him get his HEA This was a great story all around by Ms Hartven though not as Creative Participation emotionally draining perhaps as I wasxpecting from herAlex Kennedy where do I start He is a tormented bad boy he s struggled with who he was with his family and how they view him how he interacts with others and his sexuality his whole lifeOlivia has struggled with her life for a while now as well She is a black woman adopted by white parents who are now divorced Her relationship with her fiance Patrick Sabina Spielrein ended when she found out he was gay But they ve managed to still stay friendsven though she still has feelings for him Does that just make her pathetic to be around him when he s out with other guys Maybe But she still attends a party at his house Except at the party she only has yes for Patrick s new friend Mr Tall Dark and Handsome Alex Kennedy himself Who is he Patrick tells her to stay away from Alex but the sex appeal that comes off him in waves calls to her And it doesn t help that she actually finds him with a guy in the porch getting a blow job and looking sexy as hell She wants to be the one on her knees for him and the one to bring him pleasureTurns out he needs a place to live while staying in town for business and she has a room she can rent So he moves right in Their relationship slowly develops Her history with being with a guy who liked other guys may have hurt her and she should stay away but Alex is a complete flirt and seduces herI absolutely loved all the sexy scenes with the camera She s a photographerweb designer and when she gets him to pose for her in her officestudio was SOOOO HOTI think Olivia is actually a good match for Alex I think Ms Hart always manages to write about #very touchy subjects and do it perfectly In this story we deal # touchy subjects and do it perfectly In this story we deal Alex still not being 100% sure about his sexuality and what he wants and how Olivia will deal with it At the same time the social pressures faced by an interracial coupleI had a problem with how James and Ann were approached in this story I didn t like the fact that Alex hadn t come clean to Olivia about his relationship with both of them and his feelings for both of them before bringing her to their house and she had to figure it out on her own Not cool Alex And then he goes and acts like a moron when he s around JamesThe whole drama with Alex s family was heart breaking and hard I do think as a lot of other reviewers have said that the nding was a bit abrupt it seemed like we were missing at least a chapter It leaves you wondering if there really could be a Happily Ever After for them There are still a lot of unresolved issues for both of them personally and as a coupleFavorite uote "It S Okay To "s okay to to find our place in this world and the person who will take us for who and what we are Sometimes we dress ourselves in layers that only get peeled away in the Personnel Management in Government end to leave us as we should be ORIGINAL REVIEWAs always a wonderful book by Megan Hart I waited forever for Alex s story I loved his character in Tempted and wanted him to have a HEA Olivia is a great character and a good match for him I do think as a lot of other reviewers have said that thending was a bit abrupt it seemed like we were missing some 20 pages But I think with all the topics that had to be discussed Ms Hart did it wonderfully The only thing I didn t like was the fact that Alex hadn t come clean to Olivia and she had to figure it out on her own Not as Out of This World emotionally draining as all of Ms Hart s books but defmotional As always GREAT BOOK Taxing motionally I wish I could have gotten Alex s POV because I felt like there was so much going on with him that we never get to see I understand that his father is a bigoted bastard and I do not think that is uncommon Why did he not drink around Olivia but seemed to party it up when he was out of town or at Jamie Anne s Then she asked him uestions and he blows her off That is so annoying MenI liked how Dan and Elle are revisited and little peek at Jack So it seems Jack may be hooking up with Sarah I don t recall Jack being an actual prostitute in Dirty I thought Dan just picked him up in a bar using vibes that up in a bar using vibes that d be into a threesome 3 12 starsOlivia is a black woman who was adopted and raised by a white family When Liv was five years old her parents got divorced Her mother is Jewish and her father is Catholic Each parent ncourages Olivia to choose their side of religionOlivia is single She No strings No regrets And no going backI didn't think he wanted me And I wasn't about to get involved with him not after what I'd heard Sure Alex Kennedy was tall dark and unbearably hot but I've been burned before When I solicited him to model for my rotic. ,

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S aware her readership just isn t into guys getting it on unless there s guilt and angst attached I just didn t warm up to him at all and he had all the makings of an intriguing character I have discovered that he actually appears in a previous novel Tempted but Naked was supposed to be his story Making him a bi male would have gone a long way to making some of his actions understandable There were times he just came off as a total assholeWorse Hart commits pic FAIL when it comes to the gay male characters They re Childrens Phantasies either manipulative bastards metrosexual model types or in the case of Patrick and Alex not certain what they are until they are certain what they are andven then there s a uestion mark And what about the totally unbelievable HEA after the get together with Alex s best friend Jamie which revealed some pretty interesting history Oh and lest I forget the typical Archie Bunker type parents who just cannot hide their shocksurprisedismay that their child is marrying out of the race Just NoI didn t hate the book It just should have been Naked is loosely connected to Megan Hart s book Tempted It continues with Alex Kennedy meeting Olivia Mackey the morning after a Holiday celebration It turns out that Alex needs a place to stay for a few months and Olivia has an apartment she can rent out to him while he is in town on business Both are attracted to ach other but Olivia is very hesitant to become involved in a relationship with a man who might swing both ways She was already hurt once by her former fianc Patrick who finally came out of the closetMegan Hart s writing is so difficult for me to give a grade when reviewing I think she is such a fabulous writer Her characters are completely fleshed out and so human that it is hard not to be drawn in by them and have an motional reaction But at the same time sometimes the characters are so human faults and all that the very same thing that drew you in pushes you away Am I making any sense at allLet s start with Alex On the outside he seems so completely put together All posh and circumstance yet just past the surface the man is a mess He thinks he knows what he wants but I am not convinced that he does Olivia s perception when it comes to relationships is very skewed and much of this is due to the fact that the only serious relationship she has had is with a gay man But despite all these obstacles it is obvious that these two when together are happy They have baggage that they will have to work to overcome I like that the author doesn t sugar coat things and faces the fact that for the relationship to be successful Olivia and Alex will have to work for it I really liked how Ms Hart ties themes of acceptance throughout the book She took religion race and sexual orientation all without being preachy and showed how these things can affect a person or people I thought that was very well done of her and it gave the book uite a bit of depthI must admit the way the book was going I thought it was going to The Soviet Union end badly Fortunately things were resolved in thend but I felt that the Gods and Heroes ending was VERY abrupt I wish that things could have been hammered out a little better andventually this is what led me to lower the grade rating I am not Science, Technology and Culture entirely convinced of the happyver after First read October 2012Re read July 2014Re read January 2017Re read March 2018 Ok I waitied ages to read this the anticipation nearly killed me it arrived one morning arlier this week and before I knew it I read the whole bloody thingall that waiting and it was #OVER IN A COUPLE OF HOURS # in a couple of hours now I m left with that post fantastic book depression that I ALWAYS GET WHEN I VE always get when I ve something that I d like never to finishSo I guess it s pretty obvious that I loved the third book in the Alex Kennedy story I was pecting one thing and Ms Hart threw me a blinder and wrote something completly the opposite and far better than I could ver have anticipated As always Ms HArt writes than just a love story ach character comes with their ready made baggage which is something I ve come to Last Chance Bride expect Alex and Olivia are no differnt This book takes places 3 to 4 years on from Tempted and Everything Changes Alex is slightly different perhapes a little world weary Olivia is a friend of a friend and has her own set of issues the two hit it off and their relationship develops from there With all it s ups and downsI love the way Ms Hart takes her characters outside the normal realms of romance andnhances their personalities with various back stories this is a story of finding yourself who you are and accepting what you find it s also a story of acccepting love and taking chances Whos Cheatin Who? (Thoroughbred Legacy even though some of the things you find out may take you away from what think you know and ultimatley trust This story had it s fair share of surpries and not just little ones but ones of jaw dropping portentous it also has it s fair share of sadness but lots of happiness tooI would like to add here that Ms Hart writes what she sees and feels about the world around us and in particular injustice so she is not afraid to take her stories and characters out of the cosy cosy Naked is no different same sex adoption religious diffrences racism and homophobia are all included and thumbs up to Ms Hart for not fudging about but telling it as it isThis story had me in tears but it also made me feel happy any fans of Megan Hart will not be disappointed 35 to 4 StarsOverall Injoyed this book I loved the connection and chemistry between Alex and Olivia They had a fun sensual and tender relationship Plus a good portion of the book was spent with them "together as a couple and I loved that I d have given this book a "as a couple and I loved that I d have given this book a rating if the author would have spent less page time on the heroine s self growth and religious journey and time allowing the reader to get a deeper understanding of the hero s character and thought processes After all this was suppose to be Alex s book in the series Sadly it was very much the heroine s as Alex s character like in Tempted was cloaked in mystiue Fortunately the author gave us a glimpse into Alex s character in the short novella Everything Changes Alex s POV of Tempted I was grateful I went back and read his novella after finishing this one It helped me understand his character better and gave me insight into some of his reactions and comments during this book Boy would I love his POV I m sure his perspective of things would be very different than Olivia s Megan Hart is known for well written angsty stories with abrupt or less than satisfying Lawman Lover (Outlaws, endings Luckily this book had a decentnding I was happy with it but wouldn t have complain if we were given a little Note This series City Girl in Training ebooks are veryxpensive to buy 799 on Luckily I was able to find the Mystery at Kittiwake Bay ebooks at the Library I would have never read them otherwis. With a married couple It'snough that my Dangerous Waters (Cold Case Files ex fiancé preferred men I can't take that chance again no matter how much my body thrives on Alex's touch I can't risk it but I can't resist ititherAlex can be very convincing when he wants somethingAnd he wants ,
Naked Author Megan Hart