Gabriel's Inferno

Wow Loved it I cannot believe this was written by a man And that last scene Phew HOT That s all I ve got The rest has already been said But if you like hot angsty possessive men you ll lov

Wow! Loved it. I cannot believe this was written by a man. And that last scene? Phew! HOT! That's all I've got. The rest has already been said. But, if you like hot, angsty, possessive men, you'll love this one!6/7/2012 Edited to add: Oh my word! I have found my Gabriel. Hello, Love!http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lvo...The best Gabriel's Inferno Author Sylvain Reynard go inside Book Enigmatic and sexy, Professor Gabriel Emerson is a well respected Dante specialist by day, but by night he devotes himself to an uninhibited life of pleasure He uses his notorious good looks and sophisticated charm to gratify his every whim, but is secretly tortured by his dark past and consumed by the profound belief that he is beyond all hope of redemption.When the sweeEnigmatic and sexy, Professor Gabriel Emerson is a well respected Dante specialist by day, but by night he devotes himself to an uninhibited life of pleasure He uses his notorious good looks and sophisticated charm to gratify his every whim, but is secretly tortured by his dark past and consumed by the profound belief that he is beyond all hope of redemption.When the sweet and innocent Julia Mitchell enrolls as his graduate student, his attraction and mysterious connection to her not only jeopardizes his career, but sends him on a journey in which his past and his present collide.An intriguing and sinful exploration of seduction, forbidden love and redemption, Gabriel s Inferno is a captivating and wildly passionate tale of one man s escape from his own personal hell as he tries to earn the impossiblergiveness and love.. My latest book, The Man in the Black Suit, TMitBS , is a contemporary romance suspense standalone novel, set in Paris It released December 19th t pdpHlvVtjOThe final book in The Florentine Series, The Roman, has been released The paperback edition has additional content An audiobook is also available.The second book in the series, The Raven, was nominated by RT Magazine as Best Paranormal Romance Suspense novel of 2015.Recently, Huffington Post Books ranked Gabriel s Inferno as the best teacher student romance novel.I am honoured to have had my novels appear on the New York Times and USAToday Bestseller lists I was a Semifinalist for Best Author in the 2011 and 2012 Choice Awards Gabriel s Inferno was a Semifinalist for Best Romance in 2011 and Gabriel s Rapture was a Finalist for Best Romance in 2012, in the Choice Awards, as well The final novel in The Gabriel Series, Gabriel s Redemption, debuted at 6 on the New York Times Bestseller list It was a Finalist for a 2014 Choice Award as Best Romance.I m interested in the way literature can help us explore aspects of the human condition particularly suffering, sex, love, faith, and redemption My favourite stories are those in which a character takes a journey, either a physical journey to a new and exciting place, or a personal journey in which he or she learns something about himself herself I m also interested in how aesthetic elements such as art, architecture, food, drink, and music can be used to tell a story or to illuminate the traits of a particular character In my writing, I combine all of these elements with the themes of redemption, forgiveness, and the transformative power of goodness.I try to use my platform as an author to raise awareness about the following charities Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation, WorldVision, Alex s Lemonade Stand, and Covenant House For information, see my Twitter account or my website.I also do not check my email.To email me, please use the below addy info sylvainreynard. Popular Book Gabriel's Inferno The only way I know how to describe how bad this book was is to share a few passages with you and give you my feedback. I've maintained the original format as much as I am able to help emphasize some of my points. Here it goes.The Passages"Gabriel brought his hand up slowly so as not to spook her and gently caressed her cheek." What is she? A horse?“Don’t cry, little Rabbit.” Um, Paul is a total creep.“But Julia didn’t want to be keyed.” And then a few paragraphs down. “Julia turned away, ashamed of the sudden and intense rush of emotions she was having, over being keyed of all things, and having him cite beloved children’s literature to her.” Ok, this whole segment has issues. First and most obvious to me was the word keyed. I know this takes place in Canada, but both main characters are American. Not knowing what being keyed meant in Canadian I went to trusty Urbandictionary.com and gave it a looksee. Definition 1: High on marijuana. Considering what a straitlaced, naïve, insult to 23 year-old virgins Julia is, I don’t think she’s high on anything, except maybe Italian poetry over-exposure. Definition 2: when ones vehicle or other expensive possession becomes defaced by someone scraping off the paint with their own set of keys. Well this is definitely something I wanted to do to her face after the first fifty pages. Definition 3: Getting completely fucked up through the use of both alcohol and marijuana. Again the use of illegal substances for our porcelain, angelic heroine I'm not feeling. But maybe she was ducking quick shots from her bottle of cheap tequila, again. If you look at the next part “sudden and intense rush,” this sounds like an ad for Trojans so maybe it has a sexual connotation? But then you throw in the “beloved children’s literature” and I’m starting to get really creeped out. This is Paul again, by the way. What is it with him and kids?!“Beatrice,” his arm tightened around her waist as he moved to whisper against her hair, still damp from the shower. “Don’t cry.” With his brilliant blue eyes closed, Gabriel pressed his lips to her forehead, once, twice, thrice.“I missed you. So much,” she whispered, her lips moving against his tattoo.“You found me,” he murmured. “I should have waited. I love you.”Now Julia wept harder, clinging to him as if she were drowning and he was her savior." *gak!!!* Ok, before your panties get all wet I would like to point out the reason why our virtuous heroine’s hair is wet in the first place. Beatrice, or whatever the heck her name is, found it necessary to tidy herself up a bit after Gabriel lost control of his reflexes during a drinking episode and vomited all over her. ALL OVER HER. The last time my ex-boyfriend got the urge to regurgitate I made a point of staying the hell out of his way and you better believe he did not get the cuddle treatment afterwards. This is not something I want to be in the middle of. I will have you know that it made me personally cringe to have to rewrite the word “thrice” since, as much as the author would like to be as good as Shakespeare, he doesn’t have the sense to realize that this word looks stupid in any other context. The sobbing throughout this book made me ill, a feeling Julia experienced every time someone exposed her to anything sexual in nature. At least we both have the ability to become ill in common. Now keep in mind as we reread this passage and our hearts are aflutter, Gabriel is still very much inebriated during this conversation. Not only does he have no clue what he’s saying, but remembers none of it the next day, which leads me to the next quote."Why is he so angry with me? Why doesn’t he remember?" - omg, seriously? This coming from our little tart who drinks on the sly? Please tell me she’s not so naïve that she doesn’t understand, at least from an academic point of view, the potential side effects of overindulgence. I mean she is, after all, so smart she got admitted to Harvard. Couldn’t figure out how to get a full ride but, nevertheless, was a bright enough talent for the "pole-in-keister Dante specialists" of Harvard. (This keister phrase, btw, was used twice. I'm kinda of the opinion that phrases like this should be used only once in a book since they are so unique and stand out like a blinking light. But who am I to judge. I'm just the reader, not the Dante specialist.)“He sounded like sex. Or at least, what Julia imagined sex would sound like…Oh my, Gabriel. Oh my, Gabriel. Oh my, Gabriel. Oh…my…Gabriel.” BWAAAAHAHAHAHAHA OMG THAT SOUNDS SO INCREDIBILY IDIOTIC I AM BESIDE MYSELF!!! On her kiss with creep boy, Paul: “Julia felt his surprise in the quick clenching of his jaw. He tensed beneath her lips, no doubt in shock at her boldness.” Um, honey, there are other reasons why a guy wouldn’t be receptive to your advances. Considering Paul’s proclivity for children’s lit, I hesitate to venture a guess into what causes him to clench anything.“He would leave her as he found her, the blushing brown-eyed angel, surrounded by bunnies, curled up like a kitten in her little chair.” There is something about this book that is just child-molesty. Maybe because everyone has the maturity level of a 12 year old. This is not a Paul quote, btw. “It was the lyrics about fucking like an animal, and the look on his face as he brought his forehead to hers and whispered it to her, staring straight into her soul…she’d believed she heard the voice of the Devil. Julia had wrenched herself from him and fled to the ladies’ washroom, looking at the pale and shaking girl in the mirror, wondering what the hell had just happened. She did not know why he had spoken to her like that or why he had chosen that moment to confess. Nevertheless, she knew him well enough to know that the repeated lyric was a confession of his deepest and perhaps darkest intentions and not just a mindless repetition.” Holy, moley. What the hell did I just read? The only thing this girl is shaking right now is her head. (This whole scene is referring the Nine Inch Nails song,Closer.) Something visually that I did not care for in this paragraph was the use of italics, which is overused in general in this book. In this paragraph it's emphasizing something that I personally don't think needs the emphasis, especially when coupled with eye-grabbing words like "fucking." Furthermore, the addition of these force the reader to hitch when reading, thus interrupting the flow. Overuse of these devices can tend to lessen their impact to the reader, leaving them with a choice. They can either make the emphasis and feel like they're mentally riding a dirt track or ignore it completely and enjoy the smooth ride. Thus begs the question, was this device even necessary to begin with?"Gabriel? Sweetheart, don’t listen to that kind of music anymore, okay?” She sounds like my mother when I was a teenager.“The other photo took Julia’s breath away, for it was the most overtly erotic, and she was instantly repulsed by its rawness and aggression…Julia was disturbed by the photo,” but not so much that she didn't stop to describe it in full detail, “and immediately looked away in embarrassment.” Methinks something wicked this way comes and she’s in total denial of it.kemfn: I still can’t find a translation for this word. Can’t say I particularly care too, either. Too many blasted different languages in this blasted book."He smashed a chair. He smashed a metal chair." And yet she still walked in the room. Wow. That's healthy.”Look at me when I’m speaking to you.” I knew someone who said this. It pissed me off like you wouldn't believe. “She recognized the top photograph as the fifth one, the one that had been over the bed. It was gently erotic and almost tender. He shouldn’t have been ashamed of this one.” Wait?? Didn't she look quickly away in embarrassment? How the heck does she remember specifically which photograph this is and where it was hanging?! Mmmmm...She is so censorious and judgmental. It’s sickening. The Flower References:• "You blossom under kindness, don’t you? Like a rose." Omigosh, how seriously lame can you be! • "She does blossom under kindness. Just like a rose, opening her petals." Gag!! Apparently incredibly lame!• "Her shoulders were hunched, and her head was down. He’d made his little rose wither. Any blossoming had now been completely undone." You know, one of the best things anyone ever said to me is this. No one forces you to feel anything. Those feelings are something within you and no one but you can control them. With that said, could this chick get just a little more anemic please? • "She would be a rose in his eyes, and she would flower beneath him." God bless it, no more!• "I want her petals to open,' Gabriel breathed softly," TO HIS SISTER, NO LESS! CREEP!The Incessant List of Pretentious Shit:• Chopin’s Nocturne 9, Op. No. 2• Henry Holiday’s Dante meets Beatrice at Ponte Santa Trinita • Venus de Milo and Bernini’s Apollo and Daphne• Botticelli’s complete set of illustrations of The Divine Comedy, original sixteenth century reproductions and the only complete set in existence, naturellement. The Vatican doesn’t even own this.• Serego Alighieri Vaio Armaron Amarone 2000: And yes, just in case you were wondering, this IS the wine from the vineyard that Dante's son purchased in the fourteenth century. So there. O.o *phooooooooo*• Meisterstück 149: a rather ugly (in my humble opinion) fountain pen that costs more than I would like to spend on twenty such writing instruments. • Cyrano de Bergerac: I didn't want him to feel left out• The Velveteen Rabbit: I’m sorry but for some reason this whole kids lit stuff creeped me out big time!• Mozart’s Requiem Lacrimosa: I happen to like this piece of music (I actually listen to the whole piece, not just the one track on repeat like some people), but I’m going to be giving it a break while I contemplate the complete translation into English. Give me a break, please!• Rodin’s The Kiss, which “Julia had not purchased a replica of it when she visited Musée Rodin in Paris because she found it too arousing.” …ugh…followed by a vocabulary lesson in French on the usage of the word baiser and it’s double meaning of “to kiss” or “to fuck,” which probably made her ill and had to rush off to the ladies' room. This chick is so frigid, I swear.• Freaking Beowolf!!• Laphroaig: “a single malt Scotch whiskey” with just a drop or two of spring water to “open up the taste.” She should have known that with all her wine swishing capabilities. • One paragraph: “My family is like a Dickensian novel, Julia. No, it’s worse.” – I agree, this could get much worse, wait for it – “We’re a twisted mix of Arthur Miller and John Steinbeck, with a bit of Dostoyevky and Tolstoy thrown in.” - Oh ga! She didn't! But wait, we're not done!• Three Thomas Hardy references occurring in the following paragraph: Mayor of Casterbridge, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, and Jude the Obscure (Oh, is that who wrote this book?)• Hem’s Rabbit Songs featuring the eternal hit, Half Acre• Complete 1st stanza from John Donne’sThe Flea. I actually had to look up the name for this one since the author did not provide it for once.• “Gabriel liked it because they sold a particular kind of Trappist Ale that he preferred, Chimay Première, and it pleased him to have pizza in the Neapolitan style to pair with that beer.” Holy shit, you have got to be kidding. It would please me if you would just eat the damn pizza. It's not polite to swish your beer in public. And please don't ask me what was going on with that lambskin rug right after this. I tried not to look.• The ongoing references to Héloïse and Abelard (which I just kept picturing Big Bird’s cousin Abelardo on the Mexican Sesame Street. I think I know something more obscure than the author. Wooopeee!)• Edith Piaf’s La Vie en Rose <-- I am so sorry Ms. Piaf to drag you into this!• Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin vintage 2002: I think my nose just turned up an inch.• You and Me by Matthew Barber, who?• Far Far by Yael Naim. Apparently I’m not playing along; 67 other people highlighted this part of the book. I am not one of them.• "Hands of the Precious, Gollum.” • Buena Vista Social Club• All the Pretty Faces by The Killers, preceded by two shots of that cheap tequila.• Prospero’s Speech by Loreena McKennitt: I’m really out of it on this one and the 113 people who highlighted this passage.• da Vinci’s La Scapigliata This is really beginning to give me a headache.…and the list goes on and on and on and on… My Concluding Thoughts”She’s been broken, you jackass.” Sister Rachel to Brother Gabriel. And what, may you ask was our dear Julianne so broken about? The answer is something so incredibly lame it doesn’t even warrant repeating and would, in fact, ruin what little suspense this book contains.There is nothing healthy to be learned from this book unless you include the prologue where Beatrice leaves Dante standing on the road like a fool. If your ideal future life involves codependency and psychological abuse, please, be my guest, read this book and add to the rave reviews it has received thus far. It has most assuredly not gained any esteem from me.

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  1. My latest book, The Man in the Black Suit, TMitBS , is a contemporary romance suspense standalone novel, set in Paris It released December 19th t pdpHlvVtjOThe final book in The Florentine Series, The Roman, has been released The paperback edition has additional content An audiobook is also available.The second book in the series, The Raven, was nominated by RT Magazine as Best Paranormal Romance Suspense novel of 2015.Recently, Huffington Post Books ranked Gabriel s Inferno as the best teacher student romance novel.I am honoured to have had my novels appear on the New York Times and USAToday Bestseller lists I was a Semifinalist for Best Author in the 2011 and 2012 Choice Awards Gabriel s Inferno was a Semifinalist for Best Romance in 2011 and Gabriel s Rapture was a Finalist for Best Romance in 2012, in the Choice Awards, as well The final novel in The Gabriel Series, Gabriel s Redemption, debuted at 6 on the New York Times Bestseller list It was a Finalist for a 2014 Choice Award as Best Romance.I m interested in the way literature can help us explore aspects of the human condition particularly suffering, sex, love, faith, and redemption My favourite stories are those in which a character takes a journey, either a physical journey to a new and exciting place, or a personal journey in which he or she learns something about himself herself I m also interested in how aesthetic elements such as art, architecture, food, drink, and music can be used to tell a story or to illuminate the traits of a particular character In my writing, I combine all of these elements with the themes of redemption, forgiveness, and the transformative power of goodness.I try to use my platform as an author to raise awareness about the following charities Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation, WorldVision, Alex s Lemonade Stand, and Covenant House For information, see my Twitter account or my website.I also do not check my email.To email me, please use the below addy info sylvainreynard

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  1. The only way I know how to describe how bad this book was is to share a few passages with you and give you my feedback I ve maintained the original format as much as I am able to help emphasize some of my points Here it goes.The Passages Gabriel brought his hand up slowly so as not to spook her and gently caressed her cheek What is she A horse Don t cry, little Rabbit Um, Paul is a total creep But Julia didn t want to be keyed And then a few paragraphs down Julia turned away, ashamed of the sudd [...]


  2. 2.5 starsI m almost afraid to write a review, because this book is apparently universally loved and I definitely obviously did not feel the same way I was so looking forward to the book and love pairings of a dark and tortured hero with a sweet and innocent heroine Reynard definitely delivered on that last count far, far too much Julia was put up on a pedestal and for reasons that I m not sure warrant her being put there and everything else was evil and dark and sinful Praise Gabriel was a very [...]


  3. Wow Loved it I cannot believe this was written by a man And that last scene Phew HOT That s all I ve got The rest has already been said But, if you like hot, angsty, possessive men, you ll love this one 6 7 2012 Edited to add Oh my word I have found my Gabriel Hello, Love 25dia.tumblr tumblr_lvo


  4. This is an astounding piece of literature that is sure to stay with you long after you finish because you will be wondering.was the author serious or was it all just a giant trolling experiment Where do I begin Lets start withMeet Julia Mitchellwho is also described as angel, rabbit, and don t forget the many times the author shoves it down your throat that she is indeed a lady Julia is so sweet and fragile, that people are actually afraid to bruise her in a handshake Her main personality featur [...]


  5. Let s set aside the unethical practices that lead to this book aka Twilight Fan Fiction being published and just focus on the story This is a giant turd nugget of misogyny wrapped in romance stereotypes and sprinkled with the most basic understanding of classic literature No literally, if you read Dante s Inferno for Dummies you will walk away with a better comprehension of that classic work than the author of this humongous joke of a novel.The sad part is the author is skilled at manipulating r [...]


  6. Once again, I dislike the book everyone else obviously loves First of all and I NEVER thought I d say this about a book it is too long It would be fine if it had action driven plot, but for a story like this I think that reducing the number of pages would be a significant improvement This way, I had a feeling that I was reading the same thing over and over again every encounter between Gabriel and Julia looked almost exactly the same like the previous one It just dragged on and on and I was seri [...]


  7. Re read of Gabriel s Inferno AudiobookProfessor Emerson you ve stolen my heart once again I think this re read made me love this book even than the first time I read it Gabriel s Inferno is one of the most beautiful and well written romances I have ever read I can t wait to do a re read of book 2 and am anxiously awaiting the release of the third When I am an old man and I can remember nothing else, I will remember this moment The first time my eyes beheld an angel in the flesh I will remember [...]



  8. Gabriel s Inferno, book 1 of 3 Professor Gabriel Emerson s courtly seduction of his chaste student Julia Then I m glad I m your first Books in Gabriel s Inferno trilogy should be read in order Book 1 Gabriel s InfernoBook 2 Gabriel s RaptureBook 3 Gabriel s RedemptionGabriel s Inferno, book 1 opens up with Professor Gabriel O Emerson, Dante specialist for the Department of Italian Studies at the University of Toronto giving a seminar MA Grad student Julianne Mitchell, Julia is in class, but not [...]


  9. 5 Stars edited review The reread is even sweeterIt has been said that no two persons ever read the same book I d also venture to say that no one person ever reads the same book twice Each reread holds a different experience a separate opportunity to view the story in a new light, this time with pockets full of insight And since my experience, although equally wonderful, was different this time around, I feel compelled to compose a new review reflecting my current feelings Gabriel s Inferno is a [...]


  10. I have a passion for teacher and student love stories, and this is by faaaaar the most delicious and intriguing book I have ever read upon this subject I quickly became addicted to the story, for me this being like a roller coaster of emotions First you have the heroes Julia a shy but determined student, that dreams of becoming a Dante Specialist We get to see her journey of discovery, that is by far a complex one, from a girl to a woman Gabriel a conflicted yet charming Dante teacher, with a st [...]


  11. You are a only a magnet for mishap, Miss Mitchell, while I am a magnet for sin 4 I Burn for You Stars There are three things I loved the most about this book Gabriel EmersonGabriel Emersonand GABRIEL EMERSONGabriel Emerson aside, I loved all the things about this book I was pulled in the moment I started reading it because of Sylvain Reynard s unique and captivating writing The storyline, although you can call it clich , is usually the kind of story that holds my interest Forbidden student teach [...]


  12. This review was posted at My Secret RomanceSorry it has taken me so long to put a review together was very hard to put my thought together for this book So here goes.There s an aura of sensuality that surrounds this book It s sinfully arousing yet hardly any actual romance scenes If an author can write a book with just kissing scenes in it and make the kisses so seductive, then I have to give the author credit That is talent The details of the kisses were slow and passionate, to where the hands [...]


  13. If I had to only use one word to sum up this book Classy.I wasn t supposed to read this book, you know And I absolutely wasn t supposed to like it I had read an excerpt from it about a year ago, and immediately scrunched up my nose while simultaneously turning it up in conclusion that it just wasn t my cup o tea I was like, A professor and a student version of Fifty Shades of Grey, eh Pass.And then I did read it And Then I Fucking Loved It.So here, let me introduce it to you ____________________ [...]


  14. I had the privilege of reading an unpublished version of this book I fell completely in love with this story, which became my reading addiction for nearly a year I was there for every chapter update and would obsessively think about the characters in the interim I fangirled the author, and became a complete freak over this story I would STRONGLY suggest this book to any of my friends It s an incredible love story 5 stars.


  15. Update OMG my lovely GR friends Please look at what Sylvain Reynard just shared Ahhh I m soooo happy right now DAnnouncement My film and television rights are now represented by Alice Lawson of the Gersh Agency What this means is that Alice has generously taken up the helm with the GabrielsInferno series in an effort to bring a movie or series to life Wish her luck, SRFans BESTWS.EVER Everyone should meet the Professor He s smart, sexy and so romantic Loved it One of my favorite books now.


  16. I was asked to review this book by Omnific Publishing and the funny thing was is that I won a coupon on Twitter from them and this was the book I had selected as what I wanted to read I am a sucker for The Divine Comedy and any references Dante s Inferno Hence Gabriel s Inferno caught my attention I hadn t even read the blurb just saw the title and immediately related it to Dante s Inferno I have never ready anything by Reynard and had no clue what so ever A virgin reader to a new author and I a [...]


  17. My Julia and Gabriel Wow This is a phenomenal book Gabriel s Inferno is the best story about forbidden love I have ever read All characters were believable and real They have their ups and downs, fears and dreams, past issues and hopes for future This is very compact and smart book It has everything romance, erotica, art, religious elements I really enjoyed reading it, it made me cry, laugh, smile, anxious Reading Gabriel s Inferno was really a fulfilling experience And I absolutely love all tho [...]


  18. This book is just too long, it would have got 3 stars from me if it was atleast 100 pages shorter The anoying thing is the main female character, Julia She spends 2 3 of the book staring at her feet because she s so shy Not much happening in the book, mostly Gabriel and Julia talking about the same stuff over and over again Although, there are some very nice and emotional scenes, that s why I gave it 2 stars


  19. Gabriel s Inferno, book 1 Poetic, beautiful and profound, forbidden and breathtaking A sexy professor embraces in a dangerous affair with his beautiful studentVe OVER CHRISTIAN GREY GABRIEL O EMERSON IS IN THE BUILDING Gabriel s Inferno was utterly beautifull, completely stunning, spectactular and breathtaking, no matter what worlds I ll use I don t feel i can make this book justice It is when I have read a masterpiece like this, that I simply adored, I wish that my english was better so I could [...]


  20. What to say about this wonderful book When I read, I enjoy losing myself in the atmosphere, finding that I can see what is being played out before me on the page This book and this talented author have that just ability From the beginning, I was hooked a poet longing for a woman, his muse A passing of two people, a bright smile and he is forever lost Fast forward to the present, where an irksome and pretentious bastard of a Professor berates his seemingly meek and mild graduate student Why What [...]


  21. Wise men say only fools rush inBut I can t help falling in love with you.Oh gods of wonderful books and voracious readers and all that is love and true and holy, thank you for the existence of this book One of the best romance stories I ve read this year of the most sensual stories I ve ever come acrossI m going to create a special category for this bookOne of the best romances with the best kisses and wonderful sensuality and story that left me sighing endlessly my favourite kind of romance sur [...]


  22. Before i talk about the things that i didn t like in this story, i am going to mention what i liked I liked the writing There s a lot in this book that i will compare to fifty shades of grey The quality of the writing isn t one of them In fact there are certain phrases that are beautifully written So s the pity for the route that the story tookNow, on the review, the beginning of this story had me a little scaredd i don t scare easily, but for the first pages it looked like i was going to read [...]


  23. Tell me that you want me, or get out Redemption, forgiveness, and love, love, love That is what this story is about Forgiving yourself and learning how to love an equally flawed human being with the same unconditional love that you are to show yourself The two main characters mirror Dante and Beatrice, and the parallels are beautiful.This is not your typical romance It is intellectual, poetic, intense, honest, and in my opinion, nothing short of brilliant You don t see this type of depth in many [...]



  24. This review marks the second time I ve this book, and although it didn t pack the same punch as the inaugural reading, Gabriel s Inferno will remain on my Favorite Books list Professor Gabriel Emerson is my ultimate book boyfriend Sylvain Reynard has created a romance which is unforgettable, beautiful, and mesmerizing.I was re reading in preparation for the recently released third final book in the trilogy, Gabriel s Redemption I did a buddy read with the amazing Wendy Wendy s Thoughts we had a [...]



  25. Since it took me 3 weeks to finish this book, I can t blame my mood at time of reading for my opinion It failed to stir any emotions in me First, I didn t like the heroine The author tried to create an innocent virgin woman and instead I felt like I was reading about a pre teen girl Even Paul and Gabriel explained things to her as if she was 12 years old She even expected that the hero after only one night and years without seeing each other would remember her and tell her he loved her wth Then [...]


  26. 5 I m Glad I m Your First Stars The reread was even better I firmly believe that no matter how many times you reread a book, it s never the same reading experience as before Each reread holds a different perspective a separate opportunity to view the story in a new light I knew when starting this that all the secrets, lies, and questions wouldn t be so frustrating to read because I know why characters are the way they are and I know the outcomes I could truly just sit back and enjoyd boy did I e [...]


  27. 5 Surprisingly Amazing Stars Julia and Gabriel shared a beautifully innocent night almost a few years ago in the woods behind his parents house Neither of them forgot it and neither and they didn t saw each other or heard anything about each trough the following years Now, six years late they met each other again only now she is a graduate student and he is the Dante s Specialist professor So, yes, their relationship is completely forbidden But that isn t the worst of them all, Gabriel is a brok [...]


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