Review: Colters’ Promise by Maya Banks

Posted June 30, 2012 by Shari in Reviews / 2 Comments

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Review: Colters’ Promise by Maya Banks
Colters' Promise

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Series: Colters' Legacy,
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Menage Romance
Published by Berkley
Released on June 5, 2012
Pages: 256
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Colters’ Promise is a wonderful new book in the Colters’ Legacy series. There wasn’t any one focal point of the story, but a little from each family. We meet Lily again from Colters’ Lady after she has been living with Seth, Michael and Dillon as their wife and they as her husbands. From her story we learn her fear of having another child after losing her daughter, Rose, to SIDS. This fear translates into this story when she realizes she is pregnant again. The terror she feels, but also the love that comes from being a parent, flow through her. We watch how she grows and adjusts to being pregnant and telling her husbands.

Holly, the original Colters’ woman, is so happy to have all her family home. She is know as the worst cook in the family, but this year she is taking lessons from Lily. Determined to show her family she can cook, while serving them a wonderful meal at Christmas. A road block comes her way that shakes the foundation of the Colter family.

And finally we see Callie and Max again. They still both are living a D/s lifestyle, but Max has left town to help his sister. Callie comes home after working in the family bar, collapsing on the couch with a strep throat. When Max comes home he worries and takes care of her but also reveals his sister was abused by her boyfriend. The two bring his sister back into the family fold.

The biggest part of this story is the love of family and being there in the good times, but also the bad times. The story brings all the generations together in a display of love, even if it isn’t the most conventional love we are all used too.

The love is pure, but there isn’t a lot to the love scenes. Lily and her men get a scene, but no others. While sexy, this story wasn’t about being erotic and sexy. It was about family.

A good addition to the Colters’ Legacy series, but I wished it had been longer with more details.

About Maya Banks

Maya Banks is the #1 New York Times and #1 USA Today and bestselling author of the Surrender Trilogy. Her other chart toppers have included erotic romance, romantic suspense, contemporary romance, and Scottish historical romance. She lives in the South with her husband, three children and a variety of pets.

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Shari is the Delighted Reader. Married to her Prince Charming and mother to two Princesses and one Prince. When she is not slaving away as Cinderella she loves to get lost in the pages of a good book. Never without a reading device and a few good paperback books, because she never knows when she might get 5 minutes to read!

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Sophia Rose
9 years ago

I love stories that are strong on family. Sounds like there are a lot of subplots in this one.