Review: No Choice (The James Family #1) by C.M. Steele

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Review: No Choice (The James Family #1) by C.M. Steele DNF
No Choice by C.M. Steele
Series: The James Family #1
Published by Self-Published on June 2, 2015
Genres: Contemporary, Erotic, New Adult (NA), Romance
Pages: 244
Format: eBook
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—Natalie Cromwell is an unassuming, and intelligent beauty and soon-to-be college grad.
—Cameron James is a hot, hardworking, and wealthy businessman.

Their lives crossed paths purely by chance. Visiting his sister in school, Cam sees Nat and instantly realizes that she's the one. Natalie on the other hand is very interested, but skeptical. Time and distance tear apart their relationship, just as she believed it would, but she didn't realize that Cam wouldn't give up.
Excerpt:
"It still galled me that she was with someone else. I wondered if they’d been together before the party and were just coming out again as a couple. Either way, it really didn’t matter—she was mine. Nobody was going to take her from me.

Tonight, she’d have the ring to prove it. I’d just picked it up that afternoon of the accident. It was a four-carat solitaire diamond with a platinum band. When you looked at the ring, it looked like a normal huge rock, but it was the inscription that mattered: No choice, you’re stuck with me."

Bored, bored, BORING! DNF @25%

This one is written in classic Alexa Riley style: Rich alpha hero, virgin heroine, the insta-love, the instant chest beating and moaning of “mine!,” etc. What made me DNF this one is that the writing felt flat. I can’t bring myself to care about the characters since they read like cardboard.

I also didn’t care for the soap opera that I saw was about to start.

By the time I DNF’d this book, the hero had mysteriously picked up “enemies” who tried to kill him (he’s hurt and in a wheelchair! *gasp!*). The heroine got a phone call from a woman pretending to be his fiancee – and the hero says that she was a random girl he dated a few times. Of course, he told the heroine none of this, leading to a scene where he shows up with guys threatening to kill any man who touches the heroine. That was when I knew I was done. AR doesn’t give me such BS.

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