This was definitely a highly anticipated read for me, a book I had been looking forward to reading for what felt like forever. I have to say that I found it quite hard to get into initially - I read approx 100 pages, then set the paperback aside and read another couple of books I had waiting. I wanted to pick up 99 Percent Mine again, but I was honestly worried I wasn't going to love it like I had been hoping. I picked it back up again yesterday determined to finish the story. I'm glad I did as I enjoyed the second half of the story more than the first.
First impression of Darcy is that she has reached a point where she is really cynical/jaded and very unhappy with her life. She excels at running away from her life and whatever is causing her pain. I did find her a difficult character to like initially, but she grew on me throughout the story. Her twin brother Jamie - he was a douche. A major one. He had a few nice moments towards the end, but he was pretty awful for the most of it. Darcy and Jamie are extremely competitive over Tom Valeska, who has been an important person in both their lives since they were young.
Tom Valeska is Darcy's idea of the perfect man, and she is determined to make him hers. It was very much a slow burn build-up between these 2 - they have a lot to sort out between the renovations, Darcy's penchant for fleeing when times are tough, and Jamie's notion that Tom belongs more to him.
- Paperback: 368 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group; 1 edition (29 January 2019)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0349422885
- ISBN-13: 978-0349422886
- Product Dimensions: 15.4 x 3.6 x 23.2 cm
- Boxed-product Weight: 481 g
- Average Customer Review: 11 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 62,410 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)