Title: Kiss a Falling Star
Author: Barbara Elsborg
Rating: Five Siren Stones
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: Super-Plus Size Novel
ISBN E-Book: 9781419933042
Publisher: Ellora’s CaveReviewer: Cia
How far can you fall? Caspar had once shone brighter than any star in the sky. He led an exciting life, had a good job and the love of his family. Now he barely survives in a village where he’s shunned by everyone, even his parents. Unemployed, unemployable, he consoles himself with stringless sex—lots of it.
How hard can you land? Ally escapes death by a whisker when she falls in front of a train. Not an accident, someone pushed her, and she doesn’t hang around to give them another shot. But she finds herself falling in a different way when she meets Caspar, and she plummets hard and fast. He’s dark, he’s brooding, he’s hotter than any man she’s ever met, and she wants him—bad.
How high can they soar? With Ally’s adversary closing in, plus Caspar’s tendency to screw things up, if they don’t open their arms and catch each other, they’ll burn up in an atmosphere determined to keep them apart.
Kiss A Falling Star is a moving mountains type of read. Caspar was hard to read at first, all I saw was a playboy who wanted nothing to do but screw anything moving. He didn’t make himself too easy to like or to want to get to know. It was even hard to feel sorry for him, because I didn’t know what led him to the dire straits he found himself in.
When Ally shows up and immediately falls for the sexy brooding testosterone driven man, my protective instincts reared up. I cringed thinking he’d end up breaking her heart…and then the most interesting thing happened. Something in Ally broke through the steel iron door preventing me from seeing the possibilities our hero could have. She defied the community and made her own observations.
Through the accidents that weren’t accidents at all I grew to fall in love with Ally and how she loved a man and saw the depths of a man no one else took the time to, not even myself the reader. I wasn’t sure what was happening in Ally’s life for anyone to wish her ill and the villain did a damned good job staying out of the limelight to the point I thought it must’ve been a series of accidents.
I really enjoyed all aspects of this story and plan on revisiting it on a rainy day when I need a good thriller yet satisfying, finding love in obvious places.