J.B. Hartnett: Inky The Leaves #1



Y s ock her voice of eason and her light elief when life got her down I loved the pragmatic witty Aimes in fact I loved them both and I loved their friendship Well ain t that a pickle Aimes How am I supposed to espond to that i InkyThe electricity between Cole and Inky is intense and you feel the palpable chemistry from that first meeting As we peel back the layers and discover the horrific past Inky has endured as we learn the significance of her uniue tattoo and the stories behind her art your heart eally does break for Inky but this girl despite her hurt and sadness does not let life get her down Everyone asked why I was called Inky or Ink instead of Anika The meaning behind it though was a different story iNo siree she picks herself up she deals and she attempts to move on as best she can I found Inky such a efreshing character and loved how she always seemed to find humour in even the direst of situations This girl was hiding so much pain behind her carefully constructed fa ade What about you GitteGitte I loved Inky she was strong and passionate After everything she has been through she eally is a survivor and at no stage did she annoy me She is eal a great friend and has a fab sense of humour You e just you e j JB HARNETT IS OUR FEBRUARY PRINCESS OVER AT THE CASTLE Come and check out her VIP oom with afflecopter giveaway ight here REVIEW Inky The Leaves 1 JB HartnettInky is an inspiring story of one girl s plight to leave her broken childhood behind and one man s dream of walking out of the shadow of his unrelenting Father to prove he has what it takes to make it on his own It s seductive and powerful with a dark vibe unning throughout However I wouldn t necessarily say this is a sordid story of depravity and abuse although it certainly incorporates some of those elements it also focuses strongly on friendship companionship and proves in time that with a great support network exercising those demons can leave a world of hope and new beginnings in it s wakeJB Hartnett has successfully mastered the art of seat gripping angst and you all know how I love my angst If you are looking for a lighthearted omance you won t find that here so don t go in thinking hearts and oses and YES it ends on a cliff hanger but hey please don t let that deter you It just makes the anticipation for book 2 all the sweeter From the opening pages it s obvious that Anika Inky Redding has a story to tell She expels her hurt and her emotions through art Her paintings speak of the inner turmoil and victimisation that she felt as a young child and only those who truly know her know that this is her only coping mechanismIn walks Cole a newly divorced successful businessman who has been searching for something his entire life a person to connect with one who understands the meaning of feeling trapped estricted by the hand of another Hiding behind the fa ade Cole knows there is something about this beautiful girl behind the bar When he helps her overcome a panic attack she cannot help but notice this beautiful newcomer Yet there is only one problem she is engaged to the most wonderful boyfriend in the world yet how is it he still doesn t know of her past the significance of her back tattoo and it s true meaning behind it Her past still emains a mystery to all those that are close to her all those except for her best friendCole makes Inky uestion her life her surroundings and it s not long before she finds out some hard truths Feeling betrayed and isolated Cole helps pick up the pieces as he becomes her ock but it s obvious he is hiding a few demons of his ownEmotions un high secrets are unearthed scars will emain but love love is foreverA truly worthy 4 Stars. The pieces and tries to move on she finds her path crosses with Cole once again and this time she cannot deny the passion between themOnce she opens her heart again will she be able to move forward or will her past find a way to stop her.

Summary Inky The Leaves #1

Say anything different LOL This started out good and I was super excited because it seemed eally promising I was liking the story the pace the angst the characters but then the second half Ugh the insta love Why Why Not even insta lust but insta love in a very sappy way The story is centered around Anika Inky a struggling artist who works as a bantender She s had an abusive childhood It was eally terrible what she went through and is coping with ocassional anxiety as a esult She shares an apartment with her two bff Aimes and Lisa and is engaged to Evan a musician One day at the bar she meets Cole a ecent divorcee and shares a connection with him while he helps her during one of her anxiety attacks After Inky gets a visit from her past and suffers some betrayal she econnets with Cole This book for a good chunk was a solid 4 stars for me but the last 30 20% brought down my ating Inky and Cole got too serious too fast I would have preferred if they would have professed they e in love in book 2 perhaphs But it eally got too sappy and kind of cheesy at times I sort of got their special connection they shared and I would have been fine with that alone until book 2 But nope view spoiler Cole turned a bit too much and over the top sappy They had seen in total of about 4 times maybe Then after a weekend they spend together these two profess their love and are talking about marriage I mean eally And well the ending is also an indicative of what s coming and I honestly kept olling my eyes hide spoiler Jointly eviewed for Facebook page Once again we go into a book completely blind and once again I eally enjoyed it The title and synopsis of this book intrigued us and so we took a plunge into Inky s world and what an intense passionate heartbreaking sad and yet witty world it wasWe meet Inky Anika as she in the throes of love with her fianc e Evan He s everything she s always wanted and Inky has been there waiting in the wings until Evan was eady to finish sewing his wild oats and settle down She is in seventh heaven until the day the gorgeous Cole walks into her life and that s where the story starts to take off Her past comes back to haunt her at this time and I couldn t wait to delve deeper and find out all the nitty gritty about Inky s secrets to uncover what lay beneath the surface I won t tell him That s your story to tell But Ink You should let him in He loves you This is part of who you are AimesHow about you Gitte did you enjoy this storyGitte I absolutely loved this story Jenny Classic example of finding a gem and knowing nothing about it It was intriguing so very heart breaking and emotional yet funny and sweet too I loved all the characters well except for Joe Inky s Mum and Cole s Dad of course I wanted to pull out a baseball bat on them The story of Inky swept me away and I loved pretty much every minute of it Should eally mention the cliffy thoughit s a tough one I m sweet which can also give the impression that I m weak I m not I m sweetness with a potty mouth and an attitude i InkyJenny Well book two is out in a few weeks so we don t have to wait too long thank goodness This story was so much than a story of healing and finding love finding that soul mate finding that person who makes you whole I also loved the friendship side of this story between Inky and Aimes These two BFF s were a crack up I found myself laughing along with them and I loved how Inky had someone like Aimes in her corner someone who never judged her who never pitied her and who always encouraged her Feel whatever you need to feel and get it the fuck out of you It s all poison my friend AimesAimes shared Inky s pain and was fiercely protective of her Aimes was Ink. Her mindWhen an abusive person from her childhood makes an unexpected visit Inky’s world is turned upside down Secrets are evealed and truths are exposed leaving Inky devastated and uestioning what she thought was love As she picks up.

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Jointly eviewed on Jenny Once again we go into a book completely blind and once again I eally enjoyed it The title and synopsis of this book intrigued us and so we took a plunge into Inky s world and what an intense passionate heartbreaking sad and yet witty world it wasWe meet Inky Anik Inky Will TATTOO Your HeartI heard the door but played the I m sexy and sleeping and waiting for you to gaze at my beauty game You always see that in omantic comedies and I always imagined how lovely it would be to wake up and have your lover staring at you with nothing but adoration in his eyes InkyYou think I m like every other guy you ve encountered I m not I m falling in love with Anika Redding You think I d let you go that easily ColeFirst of all can we talk about the cover for a minute NOW I understand that it is a perfect illustration of the author s vision However when I first saw it I though WOW what a beautiful and amazingly uniue cover I immediately sent JB Hartnett a message telling her I obsessed with it must ead her book Thank goodness she didn t think I was some crazy stalker well maybe she did but she didn t say so You have this beautiful girl with a very uniue tattoo on her back of a tree standing in a gilded frame looking upon gorgeous sunset with water lapping at her feet Yet there is a dark gray stormy sky and angry waters overshadowing the picture in that gilded frame I thought hmmmm what s that aboutSo I m smiling as I m eading this book thinking awww how cute is her name Awww how sweet is her BFF Awww how cute they love working together at the local hang out with their way cool boss Awww she s engaged to Evan who she has loved played booty call for and waited for while he worked his way through the local female population Everything is going fabulous ight Until one day a disillusioned but gorgeous business comes into the bar The sad businessman well his name is Cole Inky may be in love with Evan but Cole has made an impression and is now lingering on her mind whether she wants to admit it or not Inky is haunted by her past and particularly the ghost of her mother A woman who should never have had children Inky s past comes to haunt her and Cole is there to helpUnfortunately despite Inky s efforts to bury her past it comes to pay her a visit literally WHAM The smile got wiped off my face uick fast in a hurry when we find out why Anika became Inky We also find out the significance of the oak tree tattoo that takes up her upper back and shoulder area That was when the ugly cry started Totally did not see it coming people There I was crying on a city bus but I was too invested at that point to care Evan feels he and Inky have the eal thing going on but Cole is not going away I think Inky with her Mommy issues and Cole Daddy issues souls ecognized each other and that is why they are drawn together initially Inky has all the makings of a great ead even a eally good movie namely mystery omance angst lots of angst evenge dirty little secrets hot sex dialogue that stirs the heart and inspires strong emotions Inky is not your lightweight fluffy cupcake Instead you get sink your teeth into eal storytelling that will draw you in and keep you there until the very last page Oh One thing it ends on a little cliffhanger but please don t let that stop you I have it on good authority that JB finished the seuel tonight so it shouldn t be much longer for it to be in our greedy little hands If you must walk away from your Kindle as I do on occasion to prevent you from flinging it across the oom then please do so DO NOT hurt the innocent Kindle Of course I want the seuel like yesterday It was a 45 star ead for me I mean come one did you expect ME to. Anika “Inky” Redding is passionate about two things; her love of painting and her fiancé Evan While working as a bartender to pay her bills she meets Cole a sexy divorcee She denies their mutual attraction and tries to put him out of.

Julie is a southern California native a fan of a really good story preferably a romance with a happily ever after really good pie preferably pumpkinand copious amounts of coffee preferably FolgersShe has always enjoyed writing and at one time thought she might be a singersongwriter The 'writer' part is that one that stuckJulie is obsessed with Pithe euation and the food She's alle