The Montgomery Ink Series from NYT Bestselling Author Carrie Ann Ryan continues with the brother who keeps his secrets and the one woman he shouldn’t want.
Everly Law married the love of her life and on the eve of giving birth to their twins, lost him in a tragic accident. Now she’s a single mother working overtime at her bookstore trying to make sure her boys have the life they deserve. Her life is busy enough without her adding dating a Montgomery. As past secrets come to light, she’ll need Storm more than ever—even if she doesn’t realize it.
Storm Montgomery has spent his life atoning for sins that only few know he’s committed. When he lost his best friend, he promised himself that he’d always be there for her—even when she wanted nothing to do with him. But when a single touch ignites passions they’ve both buried deep inside, he’ll have to remember exactly who is in his arms and that taking chances might be far more dangerous than they bargained for.
Secrets Unraveled and Loved Revealed
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I have been waiting for a Montgomery twin to get his story for awhile now, and every word I read made the wait worth it. i've always looked at the Montgomery twins as something of an enigma. They are present throughout the series but more on the periphery than the other brothers and sisters. I expected an aloof and business-centric Storm but instead got an H who went above and beyond for those he cared about. A man whose emotions ran deep and whose sense of duty was beyond compare. His relationship with Everly was hinted at in some of the other books but the actuality of it was so much more. Everly herself is someone you fall for almost immediately. Her strength, focus and love for her family are something every mother should strive for but it's her vulnerability that shapes the story. The passion that develops between these two characters is off-the-charts and you can't help but sigh when it is realized. This was one of those books I didn't want to end and would have happily read another 50 thousand words of.
A fantastic read!!
This book was the perfect addition to the Montgomery Ink series. It drew me in from the beginning, and the twists and turns held me there to the last page. I loved seeing Storm find his HEA, and Everly was perfect for him.
Full of mystery, suspense, and scenes that heat up the pages, this is a must read!!!
From the machine that is Carrie Ann Ryan comes another tantalizing look @ Montgomery Ink...
By: Carrie Ann Ryan
⭐️⭐️⭐️.5 Star Review by Kristie K
From the machine that is Carrie Ann Ryan comes another tantalizing look into the world of those delectable Montgomery’s…
Inked Expressions is the seventh installment of the Montgomery Ink series, and follows the life, times, trials, and tribulations of Storm Montgomery. When the book begins, we watch as Storm and his best friend’s pregnant wife, Everly, banter and share a friendship that most would kill for. But, that happy time quickly comes to a halt when the police show up at Everly’s door to inform her of a tragic accident that has taken the life of his friend and her husband, Jackson. As Everly processes the information, her water breaks and she delivers her sons…twin boys, and proceeds to learn how to live a life and raise her children without their father. Storm had always promised his friend that he would look after his family, but when tragedy strikes, Everly pushes storm away, and their relationship becomes a bit more strained. Three years pass, and unthinkable acts of cruelty and malice attempt to rip Everly apart piece by piece. As always, Storm is there…helping Everly in any way he can to make her life and the life of those two boys as good as possible. Fighting a change in their relationship for a long time, Storm and Everly find it harder and harder to keep each other at arms length. When they finally give into their growing desire for one another, more challenges fly at them, complicating things further. Will they be able to wade through tragedy to find their love?
This is the first of the Montgomery Ink series that I have read, though I have experienced Ms. Ryan’s paranormal worlds before. I was very intrigued, and drawn into this story of love, loss, betrayal, tragedy, and ultimate redemption. The Montgomery family has always called to me, so I jumped at the chance to finally read one of their stories. The first thing I noticed was the sexy as hell cover, and the captivating blurb. Storm and Everly’s story called to me on a primal level, and I was thrilled to see it come to completion. The characters were authentic and real, both harboring demons and secrets of their own. Their compassion, strength, and love were inspiring and heartbreaking. I fell in love with them all immediately, and desperately want to become a part of the Montgomery clan! The plot and storyline were creative and well thought out, and detailed. My only disappointment was that it seemed to drag on. In areas that didn't require a lot of detail, the story dragged. Then at other times, it skipped over what I would consider important plot points and twists. There was a lot of turmoil in this book, and the plot twists were somewhat predictable. The plot twists weren’t concentrated on nearly as much as some of the lesser points, and honestly, the sex. Now, I LOVE a steamy sex scene as much as the next girl, but I love a flawlessly executed plot even better. So, it may not have been everything I hoped for, but I wasn’t too disappointed. I will be checking out more of the Montgomery family, and look forward to seeing them all again.