*I received a copy of this book in exchange for honest review*
Among the Echoes is the third book I have read by Aly Martinez, and like the last two I just loved it.
“One touch was enough to hook me”
The story of Dr. Erica Hill aka Riley Peterson and Slate Andrews started off with a bang, I was hit hard with an onslaught of emotions after reading the first two chapters and my heart went out to Erica, and I knew I was hooked, Aly had yet again managed to grab hold of me from the time I swipe the first page, and didn’t let me go until I had I swipe the last page.
The storyline is told from Riley and Slate’s POV. I can’t / won’t go into and I know I say this every time I write my review after reading one of Aly’s books, but it's true, you have to read them with only knowing what Aly wants you to know, and therefore, the emotions you are going to feel will be first hand.
I can tell you that Riley/Erica was a great character, funny, smart, but understandably after what she had been through, her walls were up, she was always on guard, she had stopped living, hiding her true self, until she meets Slate. She tries to be strong, tries to walk away, if only to keep him safe, but this is Slate, and she is unable to let him go.
What can I say about Slate! As we know Aly knows how to create men that make you go weak at the knees, I mean just look at Brett Sharp and Caleb Jones, and she didn’t disappoint me with Slate, He’s sexy, he was a fighter, and wow! He can fight!! He can fight for me any day. He’s an alpha, a dirty talker with muscles, golden brown eyes and heart of gold, and I loved the way he was with Riley, the way he could really see her, vowed to protective of her. He knows when to push her, and when to let her go, but without really letting go. Love him!!
‘Among the Echoes’ is a story that’s going to without a doubt captive you with it angst, drama, suspense, and romance. Like me Aly will make you cry, laugh, swoon, get angry, get anxious, and all hot, and bothered with her sexy scenes. Her writing is amazing; her characters and their story was believable. You will feel their emotions, especially Riley, I can’t tell you how many time my heart ached for her.
The ending had me on the edges of my seat, Loved, loved the epilogue as Aly wrote one that was years instead of a few months into the future, and they are always a firm favorite of mine. Love the surprise POV at the end of the epilogue and the last line after reading it, I said to myself “well, I never” and I had to say to Aly Well played, I loved the way you think!! Because….. It was a good one. Brilliant!
If you’re looking for great emotional storylines, with the sexiest alpha men, then look no further than a book by Aly Martinez. I recommend that you 1 click Among the Echoes’ today. You will not be disappointed, and I’m sure you will understand why I can’t wait for the next one.
“Anything you need Riley. Even if you think it’s silly. You Know where I’m at. Don’t’ be afraid to come to me”
‘Tonight….I felt something I never felt with any one but Dave…safe”
“She doesn’t’ need to thank me. I’m doing this just as much for myself as I am for her”
“I’m a freaking masochist for torturing myself like this. I’m also curious and, for some reason, utterly drawn to her”
“Forget my rescue mission to save her… Who’s going to save me”
"Fuck your fairytale. I just want you. I’ll make my own God damn happily ever after. But you’re the one who is mistaken. You’ll be at the end of that story, beautiful”
“You’re the only one who truly sees me”
"I can see you, but I can’t hear you. There are too many lies and secrets echoing around us, distorting the real woman. I don’t know who you truly are, Riley, but tiny flashes of that woman whisper around the room between us. I will find the real you among the echoes—and I will make her mine."
“All of a sudden, Slate fucking Andrews walked into your life, and something changed”
"I want you. All of you. Not these little bits I hear echoing around the room. I just want you, Riley."
“Holy shit!! Slate gives good dirty talk”