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"gives us the perfect insight into her and "us the perfect insight into her and s steamy and chaotic relationship Lauren is very likeable and Alexander who at times felt a bit cold in the first book is much easier to get into the mind of as he has developed a lot in this book I liked how even though the story was told from Lauren s perspective we could still learn a lot about Alexander and see the emotional side of him I also loved the role Alexander s sister Emma played in this book Her relationship with Lauren was always set to cause some issues for Lauren and Alexander since teenage girls are never that easy to handleThe journey in this book was a bit of a rollercoaster ride and I loved all the little twists The pacing was great helping me become totally gripped in Lauren and Alexander s story and then when it ended I just love how the author builds everything up throughout the whole book and then surpasses herself with an even better ending Of course I m now itching to get my hands on the next novel but then that s a skill in itself Pippa has written an enthralling plot and some great characters characters ou can almost see in real life and make relations to The Second Time I Saw You was a wonderful addictive book and I can t wait for 55Book gifted for honest review This series has me hooked I ve been waiting for the second book with bated breath And I certainly wasn t disappointed This love affair is a real roller coaster of emotions mine Lauren s and Alexander s I knew an Alexander when I was at college and the hot and cold sides of him are something I recognise well The coming together and moving apart is very much a feature of the book and helps to create tension The tension is further increased by the behaviour of Emma Alexander s sister That byline had me on the edge of my seatI like the way Pippa has developed the characters of Lauren and Alexander particularly Alexander He has become much deeper and generally human in this second book He is British upper class and so will have the stiff upper lip but Lauren s warmth is reaching him and affecting him in a very positive way He is starting to feel the loveThe settings in Oxford and Alexander s home are lovely and divide the book into separate scenes in a very realistic wayAll in all I loved it and can highly recommend this seriesA real cliff hanger ending leaves me desperate for the third book In Lauren s first ear of College in England at Oxford she met and fell for Alexander Hunt a wealthy Englishman and here she was a commoner and an American for starters She was everything that he should not have fallen for The relationship though doomed from the start with interference from his family
And Others Lauren And others Lauren and tried to persevere but with the world at their fingertips and pressures the pair ended up breaking apart Lauren went home for the break and now she is back at Oxford and settling back into England life and preparing a ear without Alexander Hunt in her life During her first week Lauren gets a knock at her dorm door and it s Alexander in tears His father has just been killed and he has no one else around who he wants to share his pain with Being the good friend as she still cares about Alexander she comforts him and attends the funeral From there the pair starts to fall back into their
OLD WAYS AND GET CLOSER DURING ways and get closer during time Of course there are others that don t want Lauren getting her grubby American mitts on Alexander and will do anything in their power to pull her away from Alexander once again Being in a relationship with Alexander is anything but easy and brings a lot of baggage and drama Can Lauren afford to let her heart fall for Alexander again and let him in Will this be a second time lucky for Alexander and Lauren or will the pair be stuck in the same destructive relationship cycle Find out in this New AdultAdult crossover College Romance by Pippa Croft The Second Time I Saw Yo. O sacrifice the most exhilarating passion she's ever known Fans of E L James Tammara Webber and Beth Kery won't be able to get enough of Pippa Croft's Oxford Blue romance series The First Time We Met and The Second Time I Saw You are the first two novels in the series followed by Third Time Lucky which is also available to pre order from Pengu. Alexander in the first book and my love for them continuesThe Second Time I Saw You starts on a rather sad note but do not let that put ou offTheirs is a passionate story filled with conflict and arseholes on all sides It s addictive compelling sexy and just as Lauren and Alexander can t get enough of each other I can t get enough of them This is the book I stayed up extra late to read and woke up extra early to continueI ll be honest together they are a bit of a train wreck as bad as they are good for
each other but this is as good as other But this is as good as guilty pleasure will ever get and when it s so hot who can complainI love Immy and Emma even though they aren t the main characters They compliment Lauren and Alexander so wellI absolutely love to hate Rafe and Valentina The drama and bitchiness is immense Even if Rafe does make me feel physically sickI would definitely say ou should read this series in order There is so much that goes on in each book that Not You Its Me (Boston Love, you ll get so much out of it Plus the passion just builds and builds I d call this New Adult meets Downton Abbey sexiness YumI m itching for the second book already I received a copy of this for free via NetGalley for review purposes This Oxford Blue series is seriously addictive I couldn t put it down It was the wee small hours of this morning when I finished it and there aren t many books these days that give me a book hangover DThe Second Time I Saw You starts or less where The First Time We Met left off Each book can be read as a stand alone but I d recommend reading in order to fully appreciate the storyline and character developmentLauren Cusack is back in Oxford after spending Christmas at home in Washington DC It s the start of Hilary term for those who like to know this stuff the series covers an academicear at the fictional Wyckham College in Oxford and each book covers a term book 1 is Michaelmas term this book is Hilary term and I assume book 3 Third Time Lucky will be Trinity termThe description pretty much outlines the set up so I won t repeat it but I was pleased to find no meandering back story to plough through at the start We re straight back into the action and the pace never lets up from there The style is smooth and flowing with plenty of sharp dialogue and plot twists Lauren and Alexander s relationship edgy passionate complicated obsessive is wonderfully written and the sex is appropriately hot and impulsive for a couple who are finding it difficult to be together et impossible to stay apart The Mile High Club scene is a highlight 0But it s the setting the twists and turns and the secondary characters that make this series a cut above other steamy contemporaries I ve read At one point Lauren unwillingly cast in the role of confidante finds herself between a rock and a hard place as a result I really felt for her If she spills the beans she ll let down someone who is very vulnerable and emotionally fragile If she keeps uiet she risks shattering someone else s trust I m not Going Into Any Detail Though As It into any detail though as it be a major spoiler and I try to review without them whenever possibleOne final thingthe ending is perhaps the best cliffhanger I ve encountered in a series again no spoilers ou ll just have to read and find out and all I can say is thank goodness Third Time Lucky is out in October I can t wait to see what happens nextI know the author personally but I did not receive an ARC and purchased my own copy All opinions are my own I was not reuired to write a positive review Review also posted on my blog The Second Time I Saw You follows on from The First Time We Met although it can be read as a standalone Lauren is beginning the new term at Oxford determined to move on from Alexander Hunt Of course Pippa throws us a great twist right at the beginning and Lauren s intentions don t come out as planned I loved The First Time We Met and didn t think it could get much better but I was so pleased it didThis bo. Mined to keep her distanceHer resolve is shaken when Alexander appears on her doorstep he's been completely torn apart by some devastating news Lauren knows that she should stay away but their chemistry is undeniable and she soon finds herself back in Alexander's armsCan Lauren handle the drama that comes with Alexander Hunt Or will she have 3 The Hunt grenade has exploded in my face twice in fact and I ve finally learned my lesson StarsThe Second Time I Met You begins with Lauren Cusack returning to Oxford after spending the Christmas Holidays back in Washington with her familyOn returning she vows to avoid Alexander Hunt and not have any further contact with him in favour of devoting her time to pursuing her studies after their epic falling out at the end of the last
term A vow which unsurprisingly crumbles into oblivion almost immediately after A vow which unsurprisingly crumbles into oblivion almost immediately after arrival when he turns up on her doorstep with some absolutely devastating personal news and asking on her doorstep with some absolutely devastating personal news and asking her help and support This is a weird review for me to write in the fact that I disliked almost every character and a large amount of the storyline contained in the book That said I still couldn t put it down it was literally like reading a car crash from almost the beginning to the very end And funnily enough the author actually uses the analogy when the shit hits the fan towards the
"end of the book I ve never been in an auto accident "of the book I ve never been in an auto accident I ve heard people say that just before the moment of impact their brain slows everything down and they see the inevitable happen but they are powerless to do anything to stop it The above is pretty good sum up of how I felt whilst reading The one thing I do disagree with is that it was unavoidable and it was the part of the story that I had a massive problem with view spoiler If My Bitchy Soulmate you knewour boyfriend s 17 Lichen Sclerosis: How to Heal It year old extremely immature and vulnerable sister was in a sexual relationship with a 27ear old man with a proven track record of being an absolute tosser would Irish Paganism you keep that information toourself hide spoiler The Second Time I Saw You The Oxford Blue Series Pippa CroftReview from Jeannie Zelos book reviewsStupidly I had another Muppet moment and it wasn t til I was reading this and kept thinking there was a lot of assumed knowledge that I realised this was book two and book one is The First Time We Met which I haven t read I will though as this is such a terrific story that its one for my rereadingkeeper files Despite not having read the first book it was easy to pick up the story and like Lauren I was in lovelust with Alexander but puzzled at his sudden character changes Then there s his Kojiki younger sister having secrets that Lauren found out but she was asked not to tell Alexandera difficult position one of those w Having read The second time I sawou I m still not absolutely sure if it s an erotic novel with a good storyline or a good story with lots of steamy sex either way it will appeal to readers who enjoy both I particularly enjoyed getting to know Lauren and although it is possible to read this book as a standalone I really wish I d read the first book in the series so that I could have followed the story from the beginningThe backdrop of Oxford University is very well portrayed as is the aristocratic life of Alexander There are some excellent minor characters too notably Professor Rafe He is so slimy that I wanted Lauren to report him The Ultimate EU Test Book Administrators 2020 yet he just manages to stay on the right side of sleaziness to avoid this Alexander s ex girlfriend the bitchy Valentina is another character whomou will love to hate almost as much as Rupert On the other hand I liked the way that Alexander wants to take care of his Comprendre et grer les conflits dans les entreprises et les organisations younger sister but is pretty clueless as to how to go about it this makes him much easier to relate to There is so much going on in both Alexander and Lauren s life that it s a miracle either of them get any work doneThe book ends on a real cliffhanger which meansou ll have to wait for book three to find out what finally happens to them both As a big softie I m crossing my fingers for a happy ending Ok it hooked me at the end I will be buying book 3 Annoying characters Stupidly ridiculously implausible situations Couldn t put it down 5 Words Passion attraction lust loss heartbreakI fell in love with Lauren and. Lauren and Alexander's journey continues in the second novel in Pippa Croft's Oxford Blue romance seriesIt's the beginning of a new term at Wyckham College Oxford and a fresh start for Lauren Cusack Her fingers were badly burnt when a whirlwind romance with gorgeous English aristocrat Alexander Hunt became too hot to handle and now she's deter.
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