Publication Date: April 20, 2013
Genre: Adult Erotic Romance
Series: Hard Rock Harlots #1
Source: Purchased for Kindle
The funniest thing about this book has got to be the author herself. This is the warning placed at the beginning of this synopsis for Strings.
Is she serious? Oh yeah. I do believe she is. I'll have you know, this alone got me to buy this book. Not only was it hilarious, it was BOLD. And to be honest, I should have paid more attention to it before jumping into this book. I think I may just be traumatized for life.
"My name is Letty Dillinger, and I was born to rock your face off."
The author said her plot was ridiculous, and it was, but I actually kind of liked it. Yeah, the characters were shallow (and amateur porn stars) but I liked them because I think in real life more people act like them than the holier-than-thou characters in some of these books. Real talk. How many of us have that friend that we would NEVER introduce anyone raised with morals to? Get your hand up because we all do. That friend is in this book, I promise you.
Outside of the absolutely disgusting descriptions of Letty's private parts, I liked the drama and the tension that ran the entire length of Strings. I thought Letty and Shades were so SEXY together, and not only that, they were funny. I mean, for real. They kept me laughing. And the other characters, especially Rax were just as entertaining as they were annoying. I mean, as far as total smut goes, the hilarity can't get any better than this.
Grey didn't forget that her characters were rockers and there was plenty of rock n' roll to mix in. Of course, Letty was a vile beast on stage as well. But it all WORKED. That's the point I'm trying to get across. It was a FILTHY book but it never tried to be more than that, and that's why I liked it.
The next book in the series is Beats and I think it features Jinx, the Cherry Buzz Float drummer. Oh boy, the way her and Toombs were eye-balling each other throughout this book, it's going to be ON in Beats. Book 3 is called Nocturnes. Have no idea who this one will be about, but I honestly don't care. I'll be reading it regardless because that's just the sort of messed-up freak I am.