My name is Sebastian Lindstrom, and I’m the villain of this story.
I’ve decided to lay myself bare. To tell the truth for once in my hollow life, no matter how dark it gets. And I can assure you, it will get so dark that you’ll find yourself feeling around the blackened corners of my mind, seeking a door handle that isn’t there.
Don’t mistake this for a confession. I neither seek forgiveness nor would I accept it. My sins are my own. They keep me company. Instead, this is the true tale of how I found her, how I stole her, and how I lost her.
She was a damsel, one who already had her white knight. But every fairy tale has a villain, someone waiting in the wings to rip it all down. A scoundrel who will set the world on fire if that means he gets what he wants. That’s me.
I’m the bad guy.
This was my first book by Celia Aaron, I was really intrigued with the blurb, it looked interesting and different, I was looking forward to reading it.
I was in for a major surprise. Not many books grab my immediate attention, especially when its a new author to me. I can take a while to get used to their style and quirks. But from the get go I was literally yanked into the book and completely immersed in the story. What a fabulous read it was!! I adored it!! The characters and the story were just epic!!
Camille Briarlane is a successful biology teacher / researcher, a nice girl, caring, normal. She attends a works function with her boyfriend, and gets introduced to his boss, Sebastian Lindstrom, who she has this instant and mysterious attraction to.
Sebastian is the CEO of the company, and is instantly drawn to Camille, having a reaction to her he has never had with anyone in his life, which is quite disturbing to him. So he sets about his masterplan, and being the very intelligent psychopath that he his, goes about making her his.
A brilliant storyline, dark and gritty in places, but with lots of wit and sarcasm thrown in there that had me giggling. This is a story about light and dark, yin and yang, but with grey areas – unfamiliar wants and desires, learning about yourself.
Sebastian was a character that you wanted to hate, but who was so endearing to me, I turned out to be totally in love with him!! He has his flaws, but its how he works through them. The hot sexual tension between him and Camille was just oozing out of the pages!!
A dark read with a lighter side, thoroughly enjoyable from start to finish, very highly recommended. I can’t wait to read more from Celia.
Celia Aaron is a recovering attorney who loves romance and erotic fiction. Dark to light, angsty to funny, real to fantasy—if it’s hot and strikes her fancy, she writes it. Thanks for reading.