My Most Precious One by Evangelene
Release Date: November 2013
Alexia, Lexi to all her friends, lived her life her way. Even if it meant putting aside her dreams and dealing with her overbearing mother. She loved the world she had created for herself as a waitress in a chic Montréal bistro. Until one day a businessman comes into the bistro and challenges the life she’s come to love.
She’s caught between her desire for him and the desire to protect what she herself has created. He is domineering and strong with all his wealth and power, as he unapologetically pursues her.
Should she give in? Should she set aside who she is and be with him in his world?
Lukas Blakk is exactly what Lexi has always wanted but the man has a past that Lexi might not be ready for.
He stood in front of my little Mini, watching me. I backed up to try to move around him, but he kept thwarting my efforts. Fuck this. I moved the gear into neutral and got out of the car, slamming my door.
What the fuck are you doing?” I snapped at him. He took two steps and towered over me. He was so damn close I could feel the heat that came off him. There was nowhere for me to go as he inched closer. I moved back and had to lean up against my car door.
“Careful how you speak to me,” he said, his voice low and controlled. I’m sorry, did I miss something? My mind did a double take.
“You have to be kidding me, right?” I asked, astounded by his behaviour. I didn’t dare look away. I wanted him to see how angry I was. He loomed over me, glaring. I could see his chest rising up and down. He was angry. I couldn’t believe it.
“Back off, sir, I’m not in the fuckin’ mood,” I hissed. He placed both his hands on the roof of my car, cradling my body between them.
He leaned in that much closer and whispered, “You feel it...I know you do.” I swallowed hard as his eyes fused me to him. I had a hard time breathing. I was losing myself to this man I hardly knew. I wanted what my body craved, but my mind fought like fuckin’ hell to protect me.
“N—no,” I stammered. “You’re mistaken. I don’t understand, nor do I care about what you’re feeling.” He leaned in closer, his presence taking over my space. His divine smell overpowered my senses. Neither one of us moved or made a sound, only the music from my Mini surrounded us, Portishead’s “Glory Box.” It was as though that song sang to me, damn it.
Both us of stood, waiting for the other. I didn’t want this. It was already too complicated, and I didn’t think the little confidence I had could take on a man like him. I raised my hand to his chest and began pushing him away.
“Move, Lukas,” I murmured. His perfectly shaped lips disappeared into a thin line. He moved enough so I could finally get into my car. I put it into first gear, changing the song so I wouldn’t hear it anymore, and drove away. The Smith’s “Charming Man” started and I was all for it.
I looked back through my rearview mirror and saw Lukas still standing in the middle of the road watching me drive away.
Oh well, this book was both fun and infuriating at the same time. LOL! What will all the sexy scenes between Lukas and Alexia and their love-hate relationship? Somehow, this book reminded me a lot of Fifty Shades and Driven Trilogy.
Meet Lukass Blakk. The handsome billionaire who looks so yummy in his suit. He was in Montreal because he recently acquired a business in the place. He doesn’t want to talk about his work and he doesn’t talk about his parents either. His success was all his. He didn’t want to be controlled by his parents so he decided to venture on his own. He’s now a renowned business man in the industry and is known for his merger and acquisition companies which brought everything from technology to properties and resells them. He now has more money than his parents and is even in the Forbes’ list. He’s had his fair share of women. Amidst all his success, he felt like there’s something missing in his life. He had a past he doesn’t want to talk about. When his eyes landed on the loud and carefree waitress, Alexia, he swears his world froze.
Alexia Samos came from a Greek family. She’s a loud and a cheerful woman who has a special relationship with music. She also travels from time to time. She waitresses by day and is also a graduate student in Archeology. She wasn’t satisfied working in her families’ restaurant because it doesn’t feel good to accept money from them. So she went out of her own and looked for a place where she could work so can earn enough money to continue her graduate degree. When she spotted the man in ‘Suit’ she can’t help but drool and swoon over him. She admired him from afar. She knows she’s not his type. She’s not tall, leggy and definitely not a blond. She’s just a short, slightly muscular brunette with olive skin, green eyes, and a Greek nose.
But when forces brought them together, sparks flew. They both felt the charge. They both knew this was a once in a lifetime feeling. But will Alexia gave him a chance?
Lukas reminds me so much of Christian Grey. He’s controlling, extravagant, spoils Alexia to no end, has a past he doesn’t want to share and disappears when his emotions can’t cope up. I like him. He’s hot and is well-accomplished. He’s more of action than words. He shows his feelings through actions because he finds it hard to articulate it. It’s cute when he cannot win an argument over Alexia.
Alexia is a woman of her own. She loves her independence. She doesn’t want to be controlled and she is a very stubborn woman.
When they are together, there will always be a possibility of a fight. A week doesn’t end without an argument. And in a relationship, I’d say it’s not a healthy one. They were two strong-willed individuals who always have a thing to say. But the thing is, they love each other whether they admit it or not and that’s all that counts.
But when all the things Alexia believed were just lies, will she give him the benefit of the doubt or will she just run away and nurse her broken heart on her own?
“Love sought is good, but given unsought is better.” - Twelfth Night from Shakespeare
I loved how the story ended – how Lukas gave Alexia her own space to find herself. He was brave enough to let her go so she could find herself and trust that she’ll come back to him. Alexia’s dream of becoming an archeologist might have been too late to achieve but she did not let it deter her from succeeding. Instead of being discouraged, she found it as an opportunity to do something she had always wanted. She did not only find herself but she also found Lukas again. She was so lucky to have supportive friends like Roxi and Kaci. Lukas might be too good to be true but there was indeed a happily-ever-after.
Evangelene was born and raised in Montreal Canada. She currently lives with her husband who at times drives her nuts. She has been studying Classical Civilization and Linguistics at Concordia University for over ten years. The pull of the ancient world was too great for her to let go, so she continues her education to feel closer to the world she identifies with.
She reads nonstop, devouring books like its food, loving the feeling of being lost in a world that another author has created.
Evangelene started writing her stories ten years ago to express and bring to life all the wonderful characters that inhabit her imagination. She writes for herself and invites readers to join her journey.
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