The Blackstone Affair Books 1 & 2 by Raine Miller

Whew… that was a wild ride.  Raine Miller sure knows how to write a smokin’ love scene.  Wow.  So. Freakin. Hot.  I obviously enjoyed this book and I’m pretty sure my husband did too, lol.  Really, what’s not to like?

Brynne is a girl with a secretive troubled past who moves to London to start a new life.  She’s a grad student and sometimes nude model.  Willful and headstrong she just might give Ethan a good run for his money.

Ethan Blackstone is one hot dude.  Head of his own security company with a dominant personality.  He’s got some demons of his own.  When the two of them get together sparks fly but Ethan has one secret that just might end them.

I did mention this book is hot, right?  Yeah baby.

I liked it so much that when I finished it I ran out and got All In the 2nd book in the series.


Naked desire. Secret satisfaction. An affair you’ll never forget.

Brynne Bennett has left scandal in her past and is living the good life. An American grad student at the University of London and part-time photographic model, she’s getting back on track with lots of hard work and focus on a career in art conservation. When London businessman Ethan Blackstone buys her nude portrait, he wants to possess more than just her image. He wants Brynne in his bed, serving him in every way possible. He has no trouble voicing his desires, and he isn’t taking no for an answer.

At first his dominant nature captivates her, but it isn’t clear if the force of his powerful desire will ultimately awaken or dispel the demons Brynne is carrying inside. There are secrets on both sides of this relationship—huge ones. Can Ethan erase the scars of Brynne’s past so that she can reveal her true self to him? Or will the shadows cast by Ethan’s own mysterious former life destroy their chance at happiness?

Naked is the sizzling, unforgettable story of what happens when a strong woman meets the one man powerful enough to strip away all her defenses, leaving her standing naked and perfect before him.

If you didn’t read the first book – don’t go further unless you want to see what book 2 is about. I don’t recommend this. Read and love one book at a time.  Trust me.

The 2nd installment of the Blackstone Affair series is just as great as the first.  Can Ethan pick up the scattered pieces of Brynne’s heart and put them back together  in time to protect Brynne from a serious threat?  More detail about each of their pasts are revealed in this book.

Ahh, the agony of a book review that doesn’t give anything about the book away.  I know, I know, I suck.  It’s okay but since I’ve left you hanging and begging for more – go buy the 2nd book.  Totally worth it.

So guess what!?  There’s a 3rd book coming out called Eyes Wide Open.  Shh…there’s a sneak peak at the end of book 2.  Yipee.  I cannot wait for this to be released.  I love this story and can’t wait to see what else Raine Miller comes up with.


Ethan Blackstone has a problem on his hands. He’s broken Brynne’s trust and she’s left him. He’s unwilling to live without her and isn’t giving up—he’s dead-set on getting his beautiful American girl back. The passion between them was explosive, but the secrets they hid from each other are dark and chilling and are powerful enough to destroy their shot at a life together.

With political threats now directed at Brynne, Ethan is running out of time and will need to gather all his strength and agility to protect her from the dangers that could take her away from him forever. Will Ethan be able to save Brynne from a past that keeps her locked in fear? Will he ever feel the warmth of her touch, the solidity of her trust again? This is a lovestruck man who is willing to do whatever it takes to possess the heart of the woman he loves. He’ll go to any lengths to protect her. He’ll go all in. Here is the fiery story of what happens when two people surrender to a love so great it can heal the scars of the past and give way to a life of pure, rapturous ecstasy.