ARC Review: Don’t Deny Me by Megan Hart

Posted January 19, 2015 by Francesca in Reviews / 3 Comments

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ARC Review: Don’t Deny Me by Megan Hart
Don't Deny Me
by Megan Hart

3 Stars


Released: March 10, 2015
Published by St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 288
Format: eARC

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“While still showing a glimpse of Megan Hart’s flair, DON’T DENY ME just didn’t quite connect with me.  I’m sure the next one she writes will!” ~ Under the Covers

Mick and Alice, sigh.  I read this as a serial in the three parts that are being released.  I have mixed feelings about the story as a whole, and this is really annoying me because Megan Hart is one of my favorite authors.  But I don’t think this is the best example of her work.

So Mick and Alice used to date.  They had a bad break up and haven’t communicated since.  But they are still friends with the same group of people and there’s a weekend getaway coming up that they are both attending.  Mick wants another chance with Alice.  Alice doesn’t want to get hurt again.  And that’s where they’re at in the first part.  I actually enjoyed the premise up to that point, without knowing the past and what they had gone through.

As the story progresses, going back in time and what broke them up I couldn’t help but first be sympathetic to Mick.  Yeah, he has some issues but wow Alice was just a bit too much and too needy for me to handle.  She made me want to pull my hair out at times.  But then he showed his true colors as well, and he wasn’t any better than her!

By the time we get to part 3, I just wanted a resolution.  I wasn’t necessarily so invested as to the result, will they end up together or not.  But I guess they are both thick-headed enough to deserve each other.  Instead of growing to like the characters despite their flaws, I just wanted to be rid of them.  And that is hard for me to say about a Megan Hart book.

While still showing a glimpse of Megan Hart’s flair, DON’T DENY ME just didn’t quite connect with me.  I’m sure the next one she writes will!

*ARC provided by publisher

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About Megan Hart

Megan Hart has written in almost every genre of romantic fiction, including historical, contemporary, romantic suspense, romantic comedy, futuristic, fantasy and perhaps most notably, erotic. She also writes non-erotic fantasy and science fiction, as well as continuing to occasionally dabble in horror.


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thanks for the review francesca


Thanks Francesca for the review

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Amy R

Thanks for the review.