Saturday, 4 July 2015

{Review} Diamonds (All that Glitters #1) by K.A. Linde

25393027Posted by Donna
Release Date: April 19th, 2015
Finished Date: June 29th, 2015
Publishers: Self Published
Genre: NA, Contemporary, Romance
Source: Bought
Format: eBook
Pages: 189
Buy: Amazon UK Amazon US 

Bryna feels his eyes on her. 

Hot, seductive, enticing. 

He’s at least ten years older than her seventeen years, and he knows exactly what he’s doing to her with that look. Walking away would be the smart thing to do… But she can’t. Not that first night when he takes her home and claims her body. Not when he shows up in her life again with expensive gifts to win her trust. Not even when she’s falling for him, and everything else is falling apart… 

Find out how Bryna goes from golden girl to gold digger in this tantalizingly scandalous book.

The Review: Diamonds is the first book in the All that Glitter series by K.A. Linde. It can be read as a prequel to the next book in the series Gold or, you could dive right in and start with Gold but I'd highly recommend you do start with Diamonds - it's worth it, trust me.

Bryna is a seventeen-year-old high school student that comes from a dysfunctional family, she's the Queen at her school and has one of the hottest boyfriend who is an upcoming movie star but still, she finds herself feeling alone in her life. Her heart is empty. So when Bryna meets an older, attractive guy that she forms a deep connection with, she can't help just go with it. He makes her feel special and loved, but they each know the other is hiding secrets and soon their secrets will reveal themselves and make everything crash around them.....

This was a great introduction into Bryna's story. It's such a fast paced story that drags you in and Bryna is definitely one unique character. I went into the story not knowing what to expect from her and even though she has her moments, I really liked her. I loved how honest and outspoken she was. Deep down she puts on this front with people and tries to be someone she isn't, when really she's just looking for someone to love and take care of her. Her family problems cut deep and so she seeks attention elsewhere. It might not always be the best elsewhere but when she meets Jude she finally thinks she's found the right person. It's clear that Jude was hiding secrets but so was Bryna so of course I wanted some sort of happy ending for them. It's safe to say I didn't expect the way the story ended. I'm hoping there is some sort of happy ending for both of them in Gold. 

In all, Diamonds is a great introduction to the All that Glitter series and I can't wait to see Bryna shine in Gold! 

2 comments:

Tonyalee said...

I have debated for weeks about starting this series - but you convinced me! Great review :)

Lisa 'Li-li' Harwood said...

I saw the cover for this book a while back, and the simplicity caught my eye :) The synopsis sounds good, and your review just persuaded me to download the ebook to my kindle, not gonna complain about it being 99p either ;) lol