More Than Meets The Ink by Elle Aycart

Posted July 20, 2011 by DiDi in DiDi, Mainstream, Reviews / 2 Comments

According to Loose ID’s description, Elle Aycart is a BRAND NEW AUTHOR.  I decided to take a chance and buy this book because I have a MAJOR THING for tattoos, oh and the story looked interesting.  Plus I’ve found Loose ID has many talented authors I’ve never heard of before. ~ DiDi

Wickedly sexy James Bowen is a bad boy of the highest order — tattoos and attitude included — which unfortunately ranks way up on Tate’s not-a-chance-in-hell list, right there along with skydiving naked over Teheran and juggling Ebola vials just for kicks. But what the heck, she’s on holiday, the guy is absolutely irresistible, and she needs to unplug from her life. With her dad and brother gone, Tate is left to deal with the family restaurant, which is fast going down the drain. Her employees are acting out, her boyfriend has bailed out, and her very own private stalker is emailing her to death with lovely threats of doom, fire, and dismemberment. So yeah, maybe a little holiday fling is in order. Strictly sex though, and no follow-up whatsoever once. 

She hadn’t counted on her take-charge holiday fling having an opinion of his own and stubbornly sticking around, before and after the sex, making himself at home in her life. There is definitely more to James than meets her prejudiced eye, and even if she’s not ready to look deeper, James isn’t prepared to permit her not to.


I have to say I really, really enojoyed MTMTI and Tate and James’ story.  I IMMEDIATELY fell in love with James, he is dominant, possessive, loving, funny and sexy as hell with his tattoos.  Tate…hmmm, it took me a while into the book to really want her to end up with such a great guy, because she came across as a bitchy snob.  However, once Tate returned to Boston, I was able to see where her bitchiness came from.   I still didn’t want her to have James, because I WANT HIM!!!  The sex in this book was HOT, James is extremely sensual, Tate just can’t resist him…There’s are part when he says to her “I want you. Can I have you?”  I pretty much melted right then.  Tate has alot of emotional issues stemming from her family and James is just the person to help her work through them.   

There is a secondary cast of characters I hope to see more of, James’ brothers, Max & Cole and Tate’s sister, hopefully they all get their own stories.  And I would love to see more of James’s Dad and Tate’s mom and how they are surviving in their retirement communities.   James’ Dad is a “hot mess” I laughed so hard tears were rolling down my face when he and James were playing golf and he made the comment to James that Tate must be a “hard on” girl. 

All in all MTMTI is a great erotic romance, with alot of humor and steam, there is some suspense in it. But to me the story of James persisting until Tate finally gives in was a great, steamy romance.   I fully recommend reading MTMTI, for a first time author I feel it is an incredible read. 

I really hope this is book one of a series. I will definitely be on the look out for more books by Elle Aycart.



Posted July 20, 2011 by DiDi in DiDi, Mainstream, Reviews / 2 Comments

2 responses to “More Than Meets The Ink by Elle Aycart

  1. James is hot. And Tate should be on her knees thanking the powers that be that he fell in love with her — ’cause she needed someone to take control of her life since it was a mess. The strongest aspect of this book is James — and he is well worth the price of the book. Your review and rating were spot on.

  2. Thank you Monette. The way James overwhelmed her with his sensuality was smoking’ hot. For me this book is a great example of an erotic romance being flaming hot without a menage or anal sex. I am in no way knocking either because I love reading it all. I’m just saying it because I’ve read some books that were smoking’ hot, then then a menage or anal sex, pops up and it seems like it’s just thrown in to try to make it more erotic.

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