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MUSCLE MEMORY by STYLO FANTOME :: REVIEW

5 Star TBB Read!
Standalone second chance/amnesia theme

SYNOPSIS
Her lips, the way she feels, how she moves against me. Her voice when she laughs, her eyes when she cries. Her soul connected to mine, for better or for worse, for all eternity.

I don’t remember.

A blank face. Unrecognizable. The darkness and impenetrable fog, day after day after day. Who am I? And for that matter, who is she?

I can’t remember.

Two sides to the same coin – one wants to remember, and the other wants to stay forgotten. Which side will win? Can he trust his heart to bring him back to her? Or will she stay lost in the fog forever?

I might never remember.

Warning: features adult themes

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Reviewed by Gitte & Jenny

 “I’m glad I forgot us.”

Wow -without question- this is one of THE BEST books we’ve read in this -amnesia second chance romance- theme. It could’ve been full of clichés or over the top drama, but it really wasn’t. It was perfection! It was beautiful. It was heart-breakingly intense. It was incredibly romantic. It showed that no matter your past, you have the ability to change your life, deserving a second stab at it without judgement, sometimes what makes you YOU on the surface is not a complete nor true reflection of who you are on the inside. Muscle Memory features a wonderful hero who completely stole our hearts in every which way and a heroine who we admired and fell in love with for her strength and her beautiful soul. We lived and breathed their story alongside them.

“We’re two parts of a whole, always making up for the other one. We couldn’t survive without each other.”

The secondary characters entwined in this journey played a tremendous part creating a story that felt emotionally complete. In all honesty, this story felt new, unique and it was quite simply flawless in its exploration of Jayson and Delaney’s past and present. Whilst the journey this Author took us on had a melancholy and an initial ugly broken dreams feel, it was also hopeful, inspiring and had such depth. It re-affirmed the message that true love has no hidden agendas, rather it endorses the selflessness of love and sacrifice. That second chances of life are possible and the will to make that happen is a reachable goal.

‘If she couldn’t be the love of his life anymore, she would help him love life.’

This story of tragedy, love, re-discovery, healing and acceptance was vividly written without hesitation, whilst shining the light on an intense soulmates romance whose path of self-destruction came to an abrupt climax. What followed was a well-paced journey that had us crying, laughing through tears and clutching our kindles to our chests as we fell in book love.

“I don’t know her, but she’s in my blood and in my bones and in my body. I wake up reaching for her, but can’t remember her ever being there. I turn around to look for her, then realize she was never with me. She’s my ghost, she haunts me. I don’t remember her, but I know her.”

The ultimate gift of love has many nuances and can come in an abundance of guises such as friendship, loyalty, understanding and guidance. This story shows that second chances can make or break, that lives and people can change by either unexpected circumstance or by self- belief or even will power.

“You were…life.”

You know we hate spoilers, so this is a completely spoiler-free review as per usual where we talk feelings instead. Our feelings, well they were utterly-completely and wholeheartedly tied up in the words of this fabulously written romance by Stylo Fantome. This second chance story is one that’ll stay in the heart of any hopeless romantic. We’ll leave you with these words; the heart always knows!

“In love we trust.”


We also recommend this TBB 5 Star novel by Stylo


My Time In the Affair by Stylo Fantome

MY TIME IN THE AFFAIR – STANDALONE 

‘They erased everything. Her past, her future, her present. Gone, with one thrust. All that existed was this man, this room, this bed.’

SYNOPSIS
~Mischa~
I made a conscious decision to cheat on my husband.
Now, before you judge me, hear my story. Hear how much I’m like you, how similar my thoughts are to your own. Yes, I’m a horrible person. Yes, I’ve done horrible things. Yes, I don’t deserve forgiveness. Yes, bad things happened because of my actions.
But I’m willing to bet I’ve done things that maybe, just maybe, you have thought of doing.

Maybe, just maybe, you’re not as innocent as you’d like to think.

Or maybe I’m not so guilty …
WARNING: This book involves CHEATING. The word AFFAIR is in the title. The main character has an AFFAIR. In the synopsis (directly above), she states that she intentionally has an AFFAIR. If you don’t like CHEATING, then you have been VERY WELL warned. Also, this book is primarily written in the third-person narrative. 

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MY TIME IN THE AFFAIR by STYLO FANTOME

My Time In the Affair by Stylo Fantome

SYNOPSIS

~Mischa~

I made a conscious decision to cheat on my husband.

Now, before you judge me, hear my story. Hear how much I’m like you, how similar my thoughts are to your own. Yes, I’m a horrible person. Yes, I’ve done horrible things. Yes, I don’t deserve forgiveness. Yes, bad things happened because of my actions.

But I’m willing to bet I’ve done things that maybe, just maybe, you have thought of doing.

Maybe, just maybe, you’re not as innocent as you’d like to think.

Or maybe I’m not so guilty …

WARNING: This book involves CHEATING. The word AFFAIR is in the title. The main character has an AFFAIR. In the synopsis (directly above), she states that she intentionally has an AFFAIR. If you don’t like CHEATING, then you have been VERY WELL warned. Also, this book is primarily written in the third-person narrative. 

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My Time in the affair collage

Reviewed by Jenny & Gitte

✯✯✯✯✯ romantico stellas

“Come find me.”

Wow! This book took us by surprise. We expected one thing and were given something completely different, but in a VERY good way.

‘Maybe that’s all they were. Just a time in the affair.’

This was our first book by Stylo Fantome and what a brilliant introduction. It did initially take us a little while to become accustomed to her writing style, but once we succumbed, there was no turning back. We became hooked, engaged, enthralled and obsessed with Tal, Mischa, their journey and this author’s storytelling.

‘It was like he’d owned her body, yet had given it back to her. She was a Rubik’s cube, and Tal had solved her.’

Mischa intentionally sets out have a one night stand while living in Italy for her work. We were all prepared to have some pretty harsh judgy feelings about Mischa but that DIDN’T HAPPEN! In fact, it was the opposite because the way the author told this story had us rallying for Mischa every step of the way and for that reason, even if you aren’t a fan of cheating in books, we would still recommend picking this book up. There is a suspenseful element that kept us on our toes and the emotions of a marriage at the crossroads, the feelings of a woman finding herself and the intense passion and love between two people had us gripping our hearts.

‘They erased everything. Her past, her future, her present. Gone, with one thrust. All that existed was this man, this room, this bed.’

Needing to be liked, loved, desired and wanted, are natural feelings and Mischa was starved of them all. Living in an emotionless marriage, she lacked confidence, felt self-hatred and loneliness. Although intentional, the decision to do what she did didn’t come easily, with Mischa, questioning herself and feeling consumed with guilt over the possibility of hurting her best friend, her husband Michael. Yet the pull of Tal was intense and pulsating. Physically she had attained what she wanted but emotionally and psychologically she was stunted and we felt every ounce of sadness, loneliness and despair as it poured from this young woman.

‘I’d forgotten how good it feels just to be touched.’

Tal, oh boy did we fall HARD for this man. Tal exuded confidence; he was a real man’s man, sexy, self-assured and fearless. We felt his passion, his dominance and the mystery surrounding him only intensified our feelings towards him. There was only one thing that made this man vulnerable and that was Mischa. Tal understood Mischa and his vulnerability toward this exotic beauty brought us to our knees. The playfulness he brought out in Mischa delighted us. The passion: unquestionable!

“You made me come alive and I didn’t even know I was dead. I was just some guy, before you. You made me a man.”

We inhaled this book! We couldn’t put it down. It was intense, erotic, suspenseful, emotional, passionate and sensual. It was pure romance and heart. Unputdownable. And even if maybe a few of the revelations were a little convenient or far fetched it didn’t bother us or affect our enjoyment of this story at all. A recommended 1Click from us!!!!

“Stay with me.”

**Reviewed off an ARC copy received, with thanks **

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MY TIME IN THE AFFAIR
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My Time In the Affair by Stylo Fantome

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