Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Pimp the Indie: Disastrous by E.L. Montes ~ Review and Giveaway


After struggling with the loss of yet another person so dear to her heart, Mia Sullivan, transforms her frustration and loneliness, into focusing on her future career. As the top of her class at Harvard Law, she’s nervous and excited, when given the opportunity of a summer extern position at one of the top firms in Boston. Her new boss is young, extraordinarily handsome, and the successful, Marcus DeLuca. Slowly she begins to fall for him, but as she caves in to his charms, she begins to discover he is keeping something from her.

Marcus DeLuca is living two lives: one that involves his successful career and the other that could potentially ruin his entire reputation. Every day is a stressful and hectic environment with his busy schedule. His secret could jeopardize not only his life but everyone he loves.That’s why he has no extra room for a serious, romantic relationship, but after meeting Mia he cannot resist her. She is innocent, humble, and pure, the total opposite of him. She distracts him from all of his deep, dark secrets. He knows once Mia finds out the things he has done and who he truly is, she will never want to look at him again. Deep down he knows he must stay away but he can’t.

Mia and Marcus are heading down a path of love, lies, heart break and betrayal. Can their love conquer all or will it end?

Review: about a book that starts off with Fireworks and sucks you in right from the very first page....E.L. Montes sure knows how to write a prologue that will have you salivating for more! I could not put this book down once I started it!

Disastrous is the story of Mia Sullivan, a first year law student who lands an intern position, which is very rare for a first year law student at one the most prestigious law firms in Boston. Enter Marcus DeLuca; Sexy, mysterious, and the owner of the law firm that she will be working for. Through the course of the book Mia and Marcus develop an emotionally intense relationship that kept my stomach in knots and caused me to have some major anxiety, in a good way, like a GREAT story does! There were some twist and turns I saw coming and some I did not which is half of what kept me intrigued! I also thought the story line was different and fresh from any that I had seen in awhile.

I knew right from the start of this book that Disastrous was going to be a great debut novel for E.L. Montes! My calendar is marked and I am dying to read CAUTIOUS (Disastrous #2)! Seriously, make sure you read this book, you don't want to miss out :)

P.S. I need a shirt that says Marcus's future baby mama cause seriously that man is SMOKING HOT, and who doesn't like a smoking hot alpha male in their stories?

About the Author:

Emmy Montes was born in Puerto Rico but rasied in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She currently resides in Philadelphia with her husband, Alex, and their English bulldog. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies. She works full time as a paralegal for mid-size law firm. Although she loves the legal field, writing was always her passion.

Her first love for books began with the Goosebumps series as a child. After that she read anything and everything from poetry to short stories. She was passionate about the fictional world and intrigued by the way an author could pull you into a story with just simple words. As a hobby she started writing her own poetry, daily journal entries and short stories.

She actually dreamed of being a journalist and even went as far as researching colleges to earn a degree in Journalism. At the time, major newspaper companies and magazines were having budgets cut, and after careful thought she settled on another major. When she finished her degree, she felt like something was missing. She continued to write for several years, working on different story ideas, but never finished. Disastrous is her first novel. The sequel, Cautious, is due for release in May 2013.

* Author Info was quoted from Emmy's webpage

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