The Capture (Marriage Diaries #6) by Erika Wilde
Adult Contemporary/ Erotic
The Marriage Diaries Series is one of my favorite. As an older woman who has been married forever, it’s a pleasure reading about a long-married couple renewing their love for one another, and still getting wild in the sack.
Jillian and Dean have become very close to my heart throughout the series, so I couldn’t wait to read more! This installment, however, didn’t live up to the rest of the series for me. It almost felt like a cheesy episode of Fantasy Island (I’m showing my age!).
I’m a little confused about this book. On Amazon, it seems as if it has it’s own cover, but on Goodreads, it’s listed with the Invitation to Eden books, which makes sense now. Apparently a lot of authors have written about this adult version of Fantasy Island.
I love the concept. But I just found this one wasn’t for me. Dean was a pirate, Jillian was a wench. I don’t really like historical very much, and since this fantasy was a historical fantasy, it just didn’t quite do it for me. They are a very wealthy couple, and the fact that they were able to go to this remote island to act out a fantasy was awesome, but I felt like it was just so elaborate that it must have cost millions.
Don’t get me wrong, The Capture was HOT, and I enjoyed it, but the thing I loved about the series all along was that it was kind of real. This was absolutely not. But I still enjoyed how their sexual exploits have strengthened their marriage and helped the couple really get to know each other. And of course, the hot dirty talking Dean!
“If you dare come while I’m inside of you, I will punish you all over again with the flogger, harder and longer, until you are too weak to even whimper. Do you understand?”
- I really love reading about an older couple.
- I like the Fantasy Island concept.
- How well the couple knows and loves each other and it’s still hot as hell.
- Ridiculously unrealistic.
- The third person felt a bit more detached than previous installments.
- I am not a fan of historical, and this was mostly a pirate/wench story, that just didn’t excite me.
Rating: 3 stars 5 Heat
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