Letting Go

Kobo eBook available

read instantly on your Kobo or tablet.

buy the ebook now

Letting Go

by Maya Banks

Berkley Trade | February 4, 2014 | Trade Paperback

Letting Go is rated 1.6667 out of 5 by 3.

THE FIRST BOOK OF THE SURRENDER TRILOGY

In her sensational Breathless Trilogy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Maya Banks tested the boundaries of desire. In her new trilogy, there’s only one thing left to do: cross them. And never have the consequences of erotic exploration been so irresistibly inviting, so shockingly intimate, and so totally unexpected…

LETTING GO

Josslyn found perfection once, and she knows she’ll never find it again. Now widowed, she seeks the one thing her beloved husband couldn’t give her: dominance. Lonely, searching for an outlet for her grief and wanting only a brief taste of the perfection she once enjoyed, she seeks what she’s looking for at an exclusive club that caters to people indulging in their most hedonistic fantasies. She never imagined that what she’d find would be the one man who’s long been a source of comfort—and secret longing. Her husband’s best friend.

Dash has lived in an untenable position for years: in love with his best friend’s wife but unwilling to act on that attraction. He’d never betray his best friend. And so he’s waited in the wings, offering Joss unconditional support and comfort as she works past her grief, hoping for the day when he can offer her more.

When he finds her in a club devoted to the darker edges of desire, he’s furious because he thinks she has no idea what she’s getting herself into. Until she explains in detail what it is she wants. What she needs. As realization sets in, he is gripped by fierce, unwavering determination. If she wants dominance, he is the only man who will introduce her to that world. He is the only man who will touch her, cherish her…love her. And the only man she’ll ever submit to.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 352 pages, 8.26 × 5.57 × 0.94 in

Published: February 4, 2014

Publisher: Berkley Trade

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 042527294X

ISBN - 13: 9780425272947

Found in: Romance

save 27%

  • In stock online

$13.68  ea

Online Price

$18.00 List Price

or, Used from $5.04

eGift this item

Give this item in the form of an eGift Card.

+ what is this?

This item is eligible for FREE SHIPPING on orders over $25.
See details

Easy, FREE returns. See details

Item can only be shipped in Canada

Downloads instantly to your kobo or other ereading device. See details

All available formats:

Check store inventory (prices may vary)

Reviews

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Pitiful This was a ridiculous book. It had the most bland storyline, boring characters with no personality, and unrealistic conversations that I have EVER read. And this is BDSM for crying out loud! You're pretty much guaranteed at least some excitement. Worse than that was the repetition. It wasn't just that the characters repeated the same words, which they did (if I had to read Dash say "damn" or "pretty little" (insert body part here), or "honey" one more DAMN time...), Maya Banks repeated monologues which were unnecessary in the first place. And not just once, there were the same longwinded proclamations that were in the first chapter all the way until the end. Obviously Maya Banks had nothing to say, and felt that if she continued to repeat all the stupid unnecessary dialogue over and over again then she could pretend to have written a book. What's most offensive about this book is that she has written a ton of books before this one, could've fooled me, it seemed like this was her first time stringing a paragraph together. Letting Go was the first and only book by Maya Banks that I will ever read.
Date published: 2014-10-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Eh. It wasn't such a horrible book to read, I am more excited to read the second one because it will be more mysterious than the first. The characters repeat a lot of what they say which bothered me a lot during my reading. Th story itself is so so. Don't have high expectations.
Date published: 2014-04-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Riding on previous successes I enjoyed the Breathless series and bought this book based on that. It was repetitive and not nearly as good. But the worst part, was just when you thought, ok this is going to maybe get better, you turn the page and your at the Epilogue. Complete waste of money. I won't be buying anymore books
Date published: 2014-03-02

– More About This Product –

Letting Go

by Maya Banks

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 352 pages, 8.26 × 5.57 × 0.94 in

Published: February 4, 2014

Publisher: Berkley Trade

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 042527294X

ISBN - 13: 9780425272947

Read from the Book

One Josselyn Breckenridge surveyed her appearance in the mirror, nervous even though no one would see her. Except Dash. She knew without confirming that he’d be here, just as he’d been here on this day for the previous two years, waiting to take her to the cemetery to visit and put fresh flowers on her husband’s grave. The flowers were on the counter beside her, just waiting for her to pick up and carry out of the house. But she hesitated, because this year . . . This year was different. She was apprehensive and yet resolved. She had to move on with her life. She had to let go. It hurt, and yet at the same time, it brought her a measure of relief, as if a great weight had been lifted from her shoulders. It was time. All she had left to do was visit Carson’s grave and make peace with her decision. She smoothed her shirt and ran her hands down the legs of her jeans. Not what she normally wore to the cemetery on the anniversary of her husband’s burial. In the last two years, she’d worn black. It hadn’t seemed respectful to go casual, as if the visit wasn’t that important. But she also knew that Carson wouldn’t want her to live like this. He’d want her to be happy. And it wouldn’t have made him happy to know she still mourned him so deeply. With a sigh, she applied a light gloss to her lips and quickly fastened her long hair into a ponytail, leaving part of it loose in a messy bun. This was the real Joss. Not fussy
read more read less

From the Publisher


THE FIRST BOOK OF THE SURRENDER TRILOGY

In her sensational Breathless Trilogy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Maya Banks tested the boundaries of desire. In her new trilogy, there’s only one thing left to do: cross them. And never have the consequences of erotic exploration been so irresistibly inviting, so shockingly intimate, and so totally unexpected…

LETTING GO

Josslyn found perfection once, and she knows she’ll never find it again. Now widowed, she seeks the one thing her beloved husband couldn’t give her: dominance. Lonely, searching for an outlet for her grief and wanting only a brief taste of the perfection she once enjoyed, she seeks what she’s looking for at an exclusive club that caters to people indulging in their most hedonistic fantasies. She never imagined that what she’d find would be the one man who’s long been a source of comfort—and secret longing. Her husband’s best friend.

Dash has lived in an untenable position for years: in love with his best friend’s wife but unwilling to act on that attraction. He’d never betray his best friend. And so he’s waited in the wings, offering Joss unconditional support and comfort as she works past her grief, hoping for the day when he can offer her more.

When he finds her in a club devoted to the darker edges of desire, he’s furious because he thinks she has no idea what she’s getting herself into. Until she explains in detail what it is she wants. What she needs. As realization sets in, he is gripped by fierce, unwavering determination. If she wants dominance, he is the only man who will introduce her to that world. He is the only man who will touch her, cherish her…love her. And the only man she’ll ever submit to.

About the Author

Maya Banks is a #1 New York Times bestselling author whose chart toppers have included erotic romance, romantic suspense, contemporary romance, and Scottish historical romance.

She lives in the South with her husband and three children and other assorted babies, such as her two Bengal kitties and a calico who’s been with her as long as her youngest child. She’s an avid reader of romance and loves to dish books with her fans and anyone else who’ll listen! She very much enjoys interacting with her readers on Facebook and Twitter as well as in her Yahoo!

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Maya Banks and her novels:

“Incredibly awesome…I love Maya Banks and I love her books.” —Jaci Burton, New York Times bestselling author

“Move over Fifty Shades...Maya got a little somethin’ somethin’ for ya.” —Examiner.com

“When it comes to the steam factor…be ready to get burned!”—Under the Covers

“Maya Banks…really dragged me through the gamut of emotions. From…‘is it hot in here?’ to ‘oh my GOD’…I’m ready for the next ride now!”—USA Today

“[A] one-two punch of entertainment that will leave readers eager for the next book.”—Publishers Weekly

“A cross between the Bared to You or Fifty Shades series and the Wicked Lovers series by Shayla Black.”—Book Savvy Babe

“Hot enough to make even the coolest reader sweat!”—Fresh Fiction

“You’ll be on the edge of your seat with this one.”—Night Owl Reviews

“Definitely a recommended read.”—Fallen Angel Reviews
Item not added

This item is not available to order at this time.

See used copies from 00.00
  • My Gift List
  • My Wish List
  • Shopping Cart