Texture of Intimacy by Nalini Singh
After the crazy events at the ending of Kiss of Snow this novella was a great follow up to show the quieter times after battle. It also gave us the opportunity to see more of Lara and Walker since they were a side relationship in the previous book.
I’ve been intrigued by Walker from the very beginning so it was nice to learn more about his history and his life in the Net. This book really showed the risks and the magnitude of the sacrifices that the Lauren family made when they decided to defect from the PsyNet. Tammy is probably still my favorite Changeling healer but I enjoyed Lara as she has a very sweet, innocent, and gentle personality that helped Walker learn to trust. Toby and Marlee are also great additions to the story as they’re both incredibly adorable and I loved how they welcomed Lara with open arms.
5 stars – loved it!
SnowDancer healer Lara knows primal ecstasy. She wakes to it every morning, skin-to-skin with the hard male body of the quiet, powerful telepath who is her mate. Lean muscle and rough heat, Walker is the only man she has ever wanted to call her own. But being mated to a man formed in the ice-cold cage of the PsyNet has its challenges.
Born into a race where emotion is a crime, Walker’s will is a creation of cold steel. Scarred by the life he has lived, the terrible choices he was forced to make, he never expected to find happiness. Now, his heart belongs to Lara and he will fight to the death to protect the bond between them…even knowing he might have been too long in the ice of the PsyNet to give her what she needs.
Before Lara and Walker can claim the wild, beautiful promise of their future, they must first face the painful shadows of the past.
Published by Berkley on November 5, 2013
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