Blog Tour Review & Giveaway: Honor by Jay Crownover

Posted October 16, 2016 by Candace in Blog Tour, Candace, InkSlingers PR, Reviews / 1 Comment

Blog Tour Review & Giveaway:  Honor by Jay Crownover

Blog Tour Review & Giveaway:  Honor by Jay CrownoverHonor by Jay Crownover
Series: The Breaking Point, #1
Published by William Morrow Paperbacks on October 18th 2016
ISBN: 0062435574
Pages: 368
Also by this author: Better When He's Bold, Asa, Better When He's Brave
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Don't be fooled.
Don't make excuses for me.
I am not a good man.
I've seen things no one should, done things no one should talk about. Honor and conscience have no place in my life. But I've fought and I've survived. I've had to.
The first time I saw her dancing on that seedy stage in that second rate club, I felt my heart pulse for the first time. Keelyn Foster was too young, too vibrant for this place, and I knew in an instant that I would make her mine. But first I had to climb my way to the top. I had to have something more to offer her.
I'm here now, money is no object and I have no equal. Except for her. She's disappeared. But don't worry, I will find her and claim her. She will be mine.
Like I said, don't be fooled. I am not the devil in disguise… I'm the one front and center.

Cocktails and Books received this book for free from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect our opinion of the book or the content of our review.

I have thoroughly enjoyed my time in the Point.  Jay Crownover’s Point is dark, seedy and violent.  It shows the worst of humankind but the best part of this series is that even in all the darkness, there is light.  Keelyn (Honor) is Nassir’s light.  Nassir has been a central character throughout this series and after every book, you wonder what his story is and want more from him.  Jay gives us more.  She dives into Nassir’s back story and really gives us a deep insider’s look into this character.  There is so much more to Nassir than the violence and darkness that we see in the other books.  He is trying to be a better person even if it is in his own way especially for Keelyn.  His love for her is all encompassing.  

Keelyn has been dealt her share of difficulties and until Nassir came into her life, she fought for everything she has on her own.  She survived alone.  Nassir brings a bit of safety and security into her life that she isn’t sure how to handle and it scares her. So she runs.  And this is how the story begins.  I love how Jay opens with Keelyn in Denver and away from Nassir and the Point.  This was a hell of an opening and I couldn’t wait to see what Nassir did to get her back to the Point.  

This wasn’t a typical love story and that made it enjoyable to read.  Jay Crownover outdid herself with this one.  Keelyn and Nassir have led lives that not many would survive and definitely most would not thrive.  However, these two stayed strong and focused on making the best out of what life dealt them.  Jay Crownover showed us how our past can shape us into the people we are in the present but it also doesn’t necessarily define us.  The ending speaks for itself in this regard.  Pick this one up….read and enjoy.

 

 

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Jay Crownover returns with her most complicated hero yet, in the first book in the romantic suspense series The Breaking Point. 

 

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EXCERPT

NASSIR

“What do you think of the club?”

Her soft gray eyes widened and then narrowed. “It’s big and fancy. You can’t miss it as soon as you drive into the city.” There was a pause and her breath hitched. “You named it after me.”

I grinned at her. She was the key to everything that mattered in my world and in this city. Of course I named it after her.

“All the members got a lock or a key when they joined and paid their membership dues. The men all have a lock, one that is either open or one that is closed. If the lock is open, it means the gentleman is attached, married, has a partner, but is still up for anything and everything. The closed lock signifies that the particular man is off-limits and must engage with another member on his or her own terms.”

She lifted an eyebrow at me. “And the keys?”

I shrugged. “The women have the keys, to the locks and to the men’s hearts. Don’t they always?”

She moved a little closer and our knees brushed together, and I felt it in my balls. I sucked in a quick breath as the mere touch made my dick throb.

“So the women can just go around unlocking and locking men up all night long? They have no rules?”

“Women make all the rules when it comes to sex, Key. You should know this better than anyone.” I wanted to reach out and pull her off the edge of the desk so that she was sitting in my lap. “They have the key but they don’t have to use it, and if a member with a closed lock doesn’t want them to set them free, then that’s it. There is no pressure. There is no persuasion. It should all be mutual and it is all facilitated by men and women that want to be here. I’m pay9ing a small fortune for the people that know this industry inside and out. I built a grown-up amusement park where nothing is off-limits. People love their kink. People love their sex.”

“What about you? Do you love your sex and kink, Nassir?”

I smirked at her. “Sex is a part of life; it’s necessary and here in the Point it is currency. Kink I can give or take depending on the person on the other end of it. I’ve seen too much torture and degradation in my lifetime for the extreme and dark to be appealing.”

I saw the questions my quietly spoken words fired to life in her eyes, but instead of asking them, she was the one that decided to change the subject.

“Tell me about this business proposition you had in mind when you came to Denver. You want me to dress in latex and spank people? You want me to get on my back and spread my legs while people watch? What’s your game plan?”

I frowned at her and couldn’t stop myself from moving closer to her as she spit the harsh words out at me.

“You think I want to watch you have sex with other people. Key? You think it’s been fun for me to watch you burn your way through every available and not-so-available boy in the Point because you weren’t ready for me? I narrowed my eyes at her. “Now, which one of us needs to have some accountability?”

She flushed pink and leaned closer to me. She might be scared of me and the way I wanted her, but she never backed down, and that made my desire for her burn in a way that would never be extinguished.

“What did you have in mind, Nassir?”

 

 

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HONOR Tour Schedule

October 10

Book Bitches Blog-Review & Excerpt
Book Starlets-Review & Excerpt
Book Loving Fairy-Excerpt
Books, Coffee & Passion-Excerpt
Tales of the Ravenous Reader-Excerpt
Shayna Renee’s Spicy Reads-Review & Excerpt
Wicked Faerie’s Tales and Reviews-Excerpt

October 11

A Hopeless Romantic’s Booklandia-Excerpt
Books n Wine-Excerpt
Books,Dreams,Life-Excerpt
Four Chicks Flipping Pages-Review
NightWolf Book Blog-Excerpt
The Book Hoarders-Review & Excerpt
Urban Smoothie Read-Review & Excerpt

October 12

An Asian Chick & Her Cat Walk into a Book Blog-Review & Excerpt
BFD Book Blog-Review & Excerpt
Brittany’s Book Blog-Review & Excerpt
From the TBR Pile-Review & Excerpt
Night Owl Reader-Review & Excerpt
Reading Between the Wines Book Club-Excerpt
StarAngels Reviews-Review & Excerpt
Words of Wisdom from The Scarf Princess-Review & Excerpt

October 13

Alii’s Book Jungle-Excerpt
BJ’s Reviews-Excerpt
Captain Reads A Lot-Excerpt
Krista’s Dust Jacket-Review & Excerpt
My One True Obsession-Excerpt
Obsessive Book Nerd-Review
Read more sleep less-Review
The Book Disciple-Review & Excerpt
Nose Stuck In A Book-Review & Excerpt

October 14

A Literary Perusal-Review & Excerpt
Best Book Boyfriends-Excerpt
Grownup Fangirl-Excerpt
Lacey’s Love Of Literature-Review & Excerpt
Quesarasera Book Blog-Review & Excerpt
Reviews from the Heart-Review & Excerpt
V’s Reads-Review & Excerpt

October 15

In Between The Pages-Excerpt
Greyland Reviews-Excerpt
Stephanie’s Book Reports-Review & Excerpt
Literary Dust-Excerpt
Naughty and Nice Book Blog-Review & Excerpt
The Review Loft-Review & Excerpt
Vera is Reading-Excerpt

October 16

Crazii Bitches Book Blog-Review & Excerpt
Ramblings of a Bookworm-Review & Excerpt
Cocktails and Books-Review & Excerpt
NallaReads-Excerpt
PBC-Excerpt
Reese’s Reviews-Review & Excerpt

October 17

EskieMama Reads-Excerpt
mustreadbooksordie-Review & Excerpt
Loves Great Reads Blog-Review & Excerpt
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty-Review & Excerpt
Red Cheeks Reads-Review
The Readdicts-Review & Excerpt

October 18

Book Babes Unite-Review & Excerpt
Bookalicious Babes Blog-Review & Excerpt
Books to Breathe-Review & Excerpt
Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews-Review & Excerpt
Taylors_Pages-Review & Excerpt
Two Book Pushers-Review & Excerpt

October 19

Book Angel Booktopia-Review & Excerpt
Hooker Heels Book Blog-Excerpt
Dayreader Reviews-Review & Excerpt
Lili’s Books-Excerpt
My Girlfriend’s Couch-Review & Excerpt
WickedGoodReads-Review

October 20

Embrace the Romance-Excerpt
Reading in Pajamas-Excerpt
kimberlyfaye reads-Review & Excerpt
Lina’s Reviews: A Book Blog-Review
Reviews by Tammy and Kim-Review & Excerpt
Smut Book Junkie Book Reviews-Review & Excerpt

October 21

Blushing Babes are Up all Night-Review & Excerpt
G & T’s Indie Café-Excerpt
Oh My Shelves-Review
Lustful Literature-Review & Excerpt
The Book Avenue-Review & Excerpt
The Unofficial Addiction Book Fan Club-Excerpt

 

 

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About Jay Crownover

Jay Crownover is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Marked Men series. She also introduced the dark and sexy world of The Point that started with BETTER WHEN HE’s BAD and is currently working on her newest series The Saints of Denver. Like her characters, she is a big fan of tattoos. She loves music and wishes she could be a rock star, but since she has no aptitude for singing or instrument playing, she’ll settle for writing stories with interesting characters that make the reader feel something. She lives in Colorado with her three dogs.

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I started reading my mom's romance books when I was 12 and haven't turned back. I absolutely adore anything paranormal especially the vamps that live in JR Ward's brain but I love romantic suspense, love triangles and a good MMA or MC series. If I am honest, sometimes I ignore my 3 kiddos and my husband when I have my nose stuck in my kindle! I've been reviewing for Cocktails and Books since October 2013.

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