Thursday, October 17, 2013

*ARC* Tattoo Thief by Heidi Joy Tretheway {review}

Tattoo Thief by Heidi Joy Tretheway
Page Count: 295 Pages
Expected publication: October 8th 2013 by Heidi Joy Tretheway
Received: From the author in exchange for an honest review! In no way did this influence my opinion.
Copy: ARC


22-year-old Beryl doesn't know why Gavin Slater trashed his penthouse, abandoned his dog and fled the country. But as his house sitter, she must pick up the pieces for the front man of the white-hot rock band Tattoo Thief.

When ultra-responsible Beryl confronts the reckless rock star, she wants to know more than just what to do with his mess. Why is he running? What’s he searching for? And is he responsible for the death of his muse?

New York newbie Beryl must find her footing in Gavin’s crazy world of the ultra-wealthy to discover her own direction and what can bring him back.

Steamy, sassy and tender, Tattoo Thief is a story of breaking from a comfort zone to find a second chance.

This book was beyond fantastic. A breathtaking tale filled with passion, romance, self discovery with dark twists and an amazing female MC. Beryl is witty, brave (even though she doesn't think so) is a pro at putting her foot in her mouth. Her voice was one worth hearing and her story is even more amazing.

It all starts out when her friend falls out on her promise to provide a house for Beryl when she moves to New York. Some friend. Anyways her uncle, being the awesome guy that he is, decided to have Beryl house sit for the uber hot and uber gorgeous Gavin. Gavin is a rock star with so many problems that you could drown in them.

So Beryl is basically bestowed with the task of cleaning up his house before he comes back at who knows when from who knows where. *hint* Beryl find out. Along the way she makes unlikely friends and enemies. She learns not to hide, who to trust and fugues out who she is. And shes pretty awesome. 

Beryl learns who Gavin in through internet chatting and such. With each other they find someone they can trust, someone who may not understand but who will usually listen. With Gavin, Beryl is able to speak up, say what she thinks and help him mend his broken mind.

Beryl had to grow up when she wasn't supposed to and Gavin feels responsible for the death of his muse. I think for both of them this was more a journey of self-discovery than anything else. I mean yes there was love along the way- I wouldn't have really liked it other wise. My point is that the romance wasn't the most prominent thing. The whole self-discovery was. It was nice. The love, even though it wasn't the main point, it was like the string that wove the story together. The love made it perfect . The love made it make sense.

" "So what'll it take to settle you down?"
  "Chemistry and physics."
  "Yeah, Gavin hunches forward his elbows on his knees . It's confession time and I really listen. "Physics. Newton's third law says 'for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction' And that's what I', looking for. My opposite and my equal."  " (eARC)

This book was a second chance: at love, a life, at hope,at freedom. 

Over all I loved this book beyond words. Thanks so much Heidi for giving me a copy for review!!

Happy Reading


  1. I want to read this one simply for the cover! Great review :)