ARC Review: Ink Exposed by Carrie Ann Ryan
Carrie Ann Ryan
Montgomery Ink Series, Book 6
Expected publication: November 29th 2016
The Montgomery Ink series continues with the brother that deserves a second chance, and the woman who has always loved him.
Alex Montgomery lost his first love and then proceeded to leave himself in the bottle. Only he and his ex-wife truly know why he fell so hard and so fast down a path he never thought he’d take. Now he’s clean, out of rehab, and learning how to be a Montgomery once again—a task that isn’t quite as easy as some of his family assumes.
Tabby Collins is an honorary Montgomery and the organizational mastermind behind Montgomery Inc., the family’s construction company. She loves her planners, friends, and a certain dark-haired man who’s never given her a second glance.
Alex is slowly re-immersing himself back into the world, but the demons he faced before aren’t out of the picture, and he’ll have to learn to rely on others to make it out whole. When Alex discovers that Tabby’s life is in danger, he not only finds a way to help her but also learns the true woman behind the soft smiles he’s always seen. Their romance won’t be an easy one, but nothing this passionate and heart-pounding ever is.
Alex Montgomery has hid his addiction to alcohol very well to those he loves. Until the rock hit the bottom, almost losing those he treasured most in his life. A year later and treatment in rehab, finds Alex working hard to maintain his sobriety and figuring out his life. Each day is a battle in will, strength and endurance as he picks up the pieces and tries to move forward.
Tabby Collins is the gear that keeps the office of Montgomery Inc running like a fine tuned machine. A smart woman who has a passion for planners and lists. Tabby is an honorary member of the Montgomery clan. She had a crush on a man she’s seen crack to his core and watches him try to get himself back together.
Hot, hopeful and healing.
Ms. Ryan never fails to deliver an emotional story that readers feel deeply. Ink Exposed is a wound cut open, admission of faults and failing, recovery with soul deep healing story. One that will require tissues for the emotional depth and a fan to cool off from the heat of the passion.
Tabby and Alex, so amazing together.
OMG! Dirty Talker ALERT!!! The heat of Ink Exposed is very high but there is a deep passion weaved into every sensual moment. The communication between Alex and Tabby is a high point of the book.
There was no sugar coating to Alex’s alcoholism. An issue that Ms. Ryan hit on the nail. He’s actions and thoughts allowed readers to feel right along with him. An ugly healing process written beautifully. Tabby and Alex have a bumpy road with demons and secrets. A constant battle plaguing them both in different ways. With trust, compassion, growth and some hope and faith two people found a way to love.
A truly outstanding emotional and sensual read.