I can’t remember the last time I felt completely safe. Security seemed more like a luxury to me, reserved for those who were fortunate enough to have picture perfect childhoods. For those who didn’t bear the ugly scars that keep me bound in constant, debilitating fear. I’ve run from that fear my entire life. But when I met him, for once, I couldn’t run anymore.
He scared the hell out of me in a way that excited every fibre of my being. It wasn’t the tattoos or the piercings. It wasn’t the warmth that seemed to radiate from his frame and blanket me whenever he was near. It was just…him. The scary beautiful man that threatened to alter 23 years of routine and rituals, and make me face my crippling fear.
My name is Kami and I am constantly afraid. And the thing that scares me the most is the very thing I want.
***Inspired by true events***
I just finished Fear of Falling last night and I'm sure I can come up with the right word to describe how I feel about this story......Amazing...Incredible..Fantastic. I'm not sure if that is even doing the story justice because S.L. made me feel so many emotions while reading this story. 5 stars!
In FoF we meet Kami, she is a broken, damaged soul. Kami had a horrible childhood (and that's putting it mildy) no child should have to witness or endure the things Kami has. She struggles everyday with her fears and anxiety and has lost her ability to love. Kami uses booze to numb the pain when it gets to bad. Luckily, she has two very special roommates Angel and Dom who are also her best friends to help her when times get to tough.
Enter Blaine, Kami meets him one night at a bar. Blaine is a scary-beautiful bartender, covered in tattoos, and has piercings. The connection between the two is instant. Who knew that one sexy tequilla soaked body shot with Blaine could make Kami feel something real again!
"There was too much...there. I don't know what is was that crackled between us, but it was there. And it was confusing the hell out of me."
After Kami and Blaine meet we are taken on an emotional journey of Blaine and Kami's relationship. Blaine, has his own emotional baggage and falls for Kami in a major way, the problem is he just has to convince Kami to let him in.
Fear of Falling is one of my new favorites, this story was powerful, flawless, emotional, and beautiful! S.L. you are one of my favorite writers.....first you give us Dorian and now Blaine *sigh* You made me a happy girl :)
*Review by Brandi
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