GraveTells (GT): Hey Rock! It’s great to meet you. Thanks for being here with us at GraveTells today. Rock Rodgers (RR): Thanks for having me.
GT: You’ve been living in Emerald for a while now. How different is it from Amber? RR: It’s hard to talk about life in Amber, it’s easier to live here in Emerald if I block out the memories of my life back then. Let’s just say I don’t live in Emerald….I exist here, nothing [...]
*** This review is SPOILER-FREE! Read on with confidence! *** * Being Emerald is part of a continuing series and should not be read as a standalone. If you must, you must, but I think you’d be cheating yourself. =) *
Being Emerald is as different from the first two books in this series as they were from each other. Rock is… ‘intense’ is not nearly extreme enough a descriptor for this man. He is complex, unpredictable, overwhelming, stubborn as hell, and addictive. The sex scenes between Rock and Laila are, whew, smokin’! I appreciated each new evolution of their relationship and rebelled against Rock’s immovable [...]
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As I finished the epilogue for Being Sapphire (available on Sylvia Ryan’s website) – tears literally streaming down my face – all I could think was “Wow. Just, wow.” What a great story, in what is shaping up to be a truly epic series. Considering this is only book #2 of what is likely to be a trilogy – and being such a big fan of scifi and fantasy, where a story arcing over a mere three books long is barely considered a series – I don’t use the word “epic” lightly. If you haven’t read Being Amber, the first book in this [...]