Cold by Melissa Silvey (Review by Kristin – #NerdGirlSoldier)


Title: Cold 

Author: Melissa Silvey 

Published Date: May 19th 2016

Genre: Romantic Suspense


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Meeting gorgeous, rich, and urbane Nikolai Barinov outside of his bar, the most exclusive in New York, isn’t fate. It’s something darker, and much more dangerous. And although he doesn’t know if he can trust me, he can’t help falling for me. He would have been better off believing his instincts. He’s not who he pretends to be, but what he doesn’t know is, neither am I.
Piquing his interest will be the easy part. Seducing him is necessary. But discovering who we both really are might make us realize the hardest truth, our futures were never really our own to begin with.

This is a stand alone contemporary romance, with NO CLIFFHANGER, and a bit of intrigue, secrets, and lies.

This book is intended for adults only, 18+, due to sexual situations and adult language.


***Adult Warning – May Contain Graphic Sex, Strong Language, Or Adult Situations. Caution Advised***
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***Kristin – #NerdGirlSoldier’s  Review***
This book blew me away! I was captivated from the first page and had to force myself to go to work, sleep and the grocery store. The story was so well developed and it flowed flawlessly. This is not the typical boy meets girl, boy falls in love with girl and boy marries girl. No no no. This is girl intentionally seduces the boy to seek revenge on the boy’s father for a crime he committed before the girl was born. And then the plan goes horribly wrong because it turns out that maybe there’s more to this boy than meets the eye.

Arabella is a phenomenal character. She is strong, funny, witty and completely devoted to bringing her father’s killer to justice; justice by her hand. Bella develops a plan to seduce the son of the man who killed her dad, but when she finally meets Nikolai and interacts with him, that plan shrinks. There were times I thought she’d just let it go, but it was always there in the back of her mind. One thing I loved about her is that she was a ballerina. As one who has always loved the ballet and took lessons myself, it was so wonderful to read a book that mixed the art of ballet into a suspenseful story so well. The terms used in ballet were used so well here that I could just picture Bella dancing. I loved how much she grew, not just as a person but as a dancer and character.

Nikolai is not your typical mobster guy. He’s tried so hard to get out from his father’s shadow and go his own way. The way Nikolai wants to go is not a popular path for mobsters and he’s got difficulty with the change himself. I won’t spoil it for you, but you won’t expect it when you find out what he really wants to do. I felt that Nikolai grew so much throughout the book. You can see him change and learn what love truly means.

Go get this book now and fall into their love story. You won’t regret it.


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