Author: Nicole Edwards
First published January 1, 2014
490 pages, Kindle Edition
Perception is an exhilarating book that delves into the depths of control and power. Xander and Mercedes are two individuals who have always been in control of their lives.
However, the question that looms over them is who has the ultimate power? Xander, a man who has always pursued what he wants, finds himself in a complex situation when he realizes that the woman he desires has always been beyond his reach.
But Xander is determined to overcome this challenge, and he knows that the only way to do so is to call in a favor. Mercedes, on the other hand, believes that there is only one way to do things, and what Xander wants is not possible.
However, she is about to discover that things are not always as they seem. Perception is a rollercoaster ride that will keep you on the edge of your seat, as Xander and Mercedes navigate their desires and find out who holds the true power.
About the Author
Nicole Edwards began her writing career in July 2012, and since then, she has published over 70 books. Her passion for creative writing began with her avid love for reading, which led her to pursue writing as a career.
Her niche lies in steamy contemporary and erotic romance novels, which have earned her a spot on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists.
Nicole is a proud Texan, where she was born and raised. She is married with three children and three dogs, which keeps her imagination running wild.
Her books have been featured on USA Today’s Happy Ever After segment, as well as Indie Reader’s bestseller list, which is a testament to her success as an independent author.
While Nicole has a degree in Human Resources, she prefers to spend her time in her writing cave, chatting with the fictional characters that she has developed in her mind over the years. When she isn’t writing or plotting her next book, she enjoys reading and spending quality time with her family and furry friends.
Perception by Nicole Edwards is a contemporary romance novel that explores the intricacies of love, loss, and second chances. Published in 2014, the novel follows the lives of two protagonists, Macey and Keane, as they navigate the fragile relationship between friendship and romance.
Nicole Edwards is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, known for her popular contemporary romance series, including the Alluring Indulgence series and the Club Destiny series. With Perception, Edwards offers readers a standalone novel that is both emotionally rich and engaging.
Set in Texas, the story begins with Macey, a young woman trying to run her own business and make a life for herself after a failed relationship. She has unresolved feelings for her friend and business partner, Keane, and wonders whether she should take their relationship to the next level.
Keane, on the other hand, is a former football player who still struggles with the loss of his wife and unborn child. He is hesitant to commit to Macey and instead focuses on his work at the ranch.
The plot of the novel is infused with flashbacks that help provide context to the characters’ past, making the story more poignant and emotionally charged. The setting of the ranch in Texas adds to the ambiance of the book, imbuing it with a sense of the wild and untamed.
The strength of this novel lies in its characters. Macey and Keane are complex and nuanced, with real emotions and fears.
Their chemistry is palpable, and readers will find themselves rooting for them to overcome their obstacles and find love. The pacing of the book is steady and allows readers to immerse themselves in the story without becoming overwhelmed.
However, the book does have a few weaknesses. The minor characters, while interesting, are not as fully developed as the main protagonists.
Additionally, some readers may find the plot predictable, with few unexpected turns. Overall, Perception by Nicole Edwards is a well-crafted, engaging contemporary romance novel that will appeal to fans of the genre.
Edwards’ skilled storytelling and attention to character development make this novel a must-read for romance lovers.
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars