Bared to You: A Crossfire Novel by Sylvia Day

Bared to You: A Crossfire Novel

bySylvia Day

Kobo ebook | May 24, 2012

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sylvia Day comes the first novel in the Crossfire series—a provocative masterstroke of abandon and obsession that redefined the meaning of desire, and became a global phenomenon.

Gideon Cross came into my life like lightning in the darkness...
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He was beautiful and brilliant, jagged and white-hot. I was drawn to him as I’d never been to anything or anyone in my life. I craved his touch like a drug, even knowing it would weaken me. I was flawed and damaged, and he opened those cracks in me so easily...
 
Gideon knew. He had demons of his own. And we would become the mirrors that reflected each other’s most private wounds…and desires.
 
The bonds of his love transformed me, even as I prayed that the torment of our pasts didn’t tear us apart...

Title:Bared to You: A Crossfire NovelFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 24, 2012Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing book I loved this book! Just as good as 50 shades of grey if not better.
Date published: 2017-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bared to You This was the series I decided to read after 50 Shades.....It is SO much better!!
Date published: 2017-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent start This is the first book of the crossfire series. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2017-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great start to a Series Someone recommended this series after I read 50 Shades. This is 10 times better than the 50 Shades series; the writing was much better as well. Good story with lots of heated scenes.
Date published: 2017-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! I really loved this book. If you enjoy steamy romance, then this is the book for you. It has a really great story line that keeps you turning the pages. I couldn't put the book down.
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good start to a good series. I really enjoyed this book and the start to the series. I actually enjoyed this book better than 50 shades. I felt that the characters had substance.
Date published: 2017-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE I am obsessed with this series. It's got a little 50 Shades feel to it, but SO much better. I felt SO many emotions while reading this novel, it's a crazy roller coaster ride and I love it. Defs a page turner :)
Date published: 2017-06-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from It was ok... This is incredibly similar to 50 Shades although Sylvia Day's writing style is better in my opinion. The story was just ok. I feel as though these types of novels quickly jump into a relationship rather than having the excitement build. Everything happens so fast that the sexual tension is missing.
Date published: 2017-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE ! I happened to come across this book while looking for something to read on a flight i was taking. I cannot say how hooked i instantly was and had to grab all the other books in this series. Definitely would recommend. You will not regret it BUY BUY BUY !
Date published: 2017-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from loved this I read this book because I heard it was very similar to 50 Shades of Grey and not knowing what to expect, but boy oh boy did I love this book. There is so much more sex and emotions with up and downs in this relationship which makes it a joy to read.
Date published: 2017-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love i loved it read the first 3 and compared to 50 shades much better written and keep you on the edge more moving on the number 4
Date published: 2017-05-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved it It's my first Sylvia Day novel. And it definitely won't be my last.
Date published: 2017-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved it This book was hard to put down. Once i was half way though i had to order the rest of the series
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it This was my introduction to Sylvia Day and I love most, if not all, of her work.
Date published: 2017-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from loved it I enjoyed this book a lot. I found that this book had a better story to it than the 50 shades trilogy. Eva & Gideon's characters were a little more in depth, with both of their back histories. My only wish was that the books came out closer together. Definite recommend
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from loved it! very well written and kept me turning page after page!
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved it I loved this book! I definitely could see why some people compare it to Fifty Shades, but it was also quite different. I really enjoyed it.
Date published: 2017-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dreams come true Great read! Alot of people are comparing this to Fifty Shades but I did find it MUCH MUCH better. The plot is pretty similar (rich, hot guy wanted to do some dirty deeds) but I found it a bit more believable. Day is a pretty good writer, never getting too lost in long descriptive sentences but giving the audience exactly enough information needed to paint the picture with their imagination.
Date published: 2017-03-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really enjoyed this1 I went in to this book, expecting another Fifty Shades kind of book (what can I say? I was in a mood haha), but I was pleasantly surprised. If you enjoyed Fifty Shades, I think you'll really enjoy this read. And the writing in Bared to You is so much better than in Fifty Shades!
Date published: 2017-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing So much better than 50shades
Date published: 2017-03-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Book 1 of the series Very intriguing - you want to just keep reading. Can't wait to start book 2
Date published: 2017-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love it love the crossfire series!!
Date published: 2017-02-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from love it This book was the next book after 50 shade it was good
Date published: 2017-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome couldn't put this book down. must read after 50 shades.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing I got this book because i had nothing else to read and sylvia day had me hooked! i couldnt put the book down.
Date published: 2017-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just love it When i bought Bared to you, I thought it would be another book that I would take months to read as not a lot of writer's can catch my attention and make me read page for page. But when i started reading Sylvia Day she had me hooked and I just had to read more. Gideon Cross in the book to me is the kind of man that you love him but hate him all at the same time.
Date published: 2017-01-07
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not the greatet Read to finish the series but each book seemed more impossible than the last. Read it to finish the series but if you are looking to start series - this is not one I would recommend.
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from its cool the story is somewhat similar to fifty shades of grey
Date published: 2016-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVED IT If your looking for a great sexy new book with an amazing love story after fifty shades. Look no further this is the series for you.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from For Mommy's Quiet Time Such a great book. Loved the characters and the development and couldn't put it down! I enjoyed the characters more so than those in Shades and would recommend this book to friends that want some sizzle in their books.
Date published: 2016-11-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Entertaining This series is so much better than the 50 shades one. Story is better written, characters and story more interesting. Worth the read.
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't put it down! It took a couple of chapters for me to get into it, but after that I couldn't put it down! I can't wait to read the next in the series!
Date published: 2016-11-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Mixed review It's taking a while to get into I'm finding it dry tbh but we will see
Date published: 2016-11-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not what I was expecting Possible spoilers ahead, I don't go in detail but you'll understand the overall story! When I first purchased the book I had high hopes that this story between Eva and Gideon was going to surprise me and sweep me off into a world of wanting a relationship similar to theirs and quite honestly, I couldn't have been more let down. I have previously read the "Fifty Shades of Grey" series by E.L. James and had mixed emotions about it. At first I loved it but once I took a step back from it I realized just how messed up their "love" story really was. I had such high hopes that Eva and Gideon's story would not leave me feeling the same. The novel lacked sexual tension. They were together so quickly that I hadn't had time to realize what was actually happening before they were both getting it on in various places. Both main characters had experienced traumatizing events in their past that had shaped them into who they were, which is appreciated, not everyone can be perfect, but I felt that at the end of the novel, after finding out Eva's mental issues, I didn't feel excited and intrigued to read the second novel in this series to possibly find out more about Gideon. Day left the novel in a place where I was quite content to close the book and say "that's all I need to know about Eva and Gideon". I'm disappointed that I didn't feel a stronger connection with either characters that would've pushed me to continue reading. I must admit though that the writing was a heck of a lot better than the Fifty Shades series but unfortunately unlike that series, I didn't finish this one.
Date published: 2016-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book Love this book and even more the whole crossfire series! Sylvia Day is an amazing writer
Date published: 2016-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE this BOOK this is an amazing book you wont want to put it down. it was soooo good i kept buying the new one and read the whole series is a month. i have read fifty shades of grey and honestly this book is soo much better. its a must buy.
Date published: 2015-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bared to you It is a great book one that I could read over again. Well written good story to it and keep you guessing
Date published: 2015-10-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Kept me wanting more Great sexy love story. Just when you thought things were done between them their love and lust gets them through.
Date published: 2015-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Book I can read this story over and over and over again! I absolutely cannot wait for the 5th book. I've never been so in love with characters and their stories. A must read series!
Date published: 2015-09-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Okay, but tired of dysfunction I would have enjoyed more sexual tension build up before jumping into the characters talking about "fucking" and sex so early. Then I got tired of the constant get mad and leave dysfunctional relationship issue. It would be nice to have a build up of romance and sexual tension without SO much if the same issue over and over.
Date published: 2015-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A different twist from 50 Shades of Grey What A great build for more books. Equally as exciting as 50 Shades. Super sexy without bdsm in it, yet
Date published: 2015-07-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bared to You Much better than Fifty Shades. Bared to You is well written and has a story line. Eva and Gideon are a much more belivable couple.
Date published: 2015-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sylvia Day Sylvia never fails with the best characters in her books. I love Giddeon and although Eva is nerve racking at times she is likable. Story line is well written hope we find out about his past
Date published: 2015-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Obsessed I'm completely obsessed with the Crossfire series. I've read and re read the four books while impatiently waiting for the final book to be released.
Date published: 2015-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must read! This series of books is a must read. You won't be able to put them down! Hot, steamy and a plot so thick you might want to fill your prescription for valium before you read them! Can't wait for the final book in this series!
Date published: 2015-04-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good I'm hovering between a 3 and a 4 out of 5. This has similar scenes to the book "that-shall-not-be-named" but the writing is so much better. There's also a bit more depth to it. What annoyed me the most was the emotional angst and the back and forth, on and off again relationship Eva and Gideon shared. They're both traumatized by theirs pasts and we do find out the past of one, but not the other and that bothered me. I found their fights to be so over the top and downright ridiculous. Many times I felt that Eva was making something into nothing, while Gideon had no barriers for privacy whatsoever. I would be beyond pissed if he pulled stuff like that on me. I also couldn't fathom why Eva had to explain how beautiful every character she knows. We get it, everyone is a Barbie and Ken doll in your fictional world.. It doesn't have to be repeated. I found Gideon to be positively overbearing, controlling and super possessive. He had his sweet moments though. His physical description made me imagine Henry Cavill the entire time,so that was fun. As for Eva, I had no idea why she felt like she wasn't worthy of Gideon. She would dismiss her worth all the time and it bothered me so much. I liked Cary in the beginning but after what he did to his love, I started to detest him. And what's up with his "baby girl" nickname? It's just as annoying as "Inner Goddess." Overall, I say pick it up for the steamy sexy scenes, but lack of character development and a page turning story eventually made me feel like it wasn't finished. Hopefully these are fixed in the sequel.
Date published: 2015-03-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good I thought the story was good, but I didn't love it as much as 50shades. Plot line was good, those steamy love scenes weren't written all that well. I didn't find them sexy at all. Really just a big, fat copy cat of 50 Shades of Grey!!
Date published: 2015-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from :))) Love the strong and stubborness of the main female character !
Date published: 2014-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bared to you Absolute must read, raw passion and a great flowing storyline definitely a page Turner.
Date published: 2014-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bare To. You Better than the. Fifty Shades Of Grey
Date published: 2014-09-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love So I've never been one to read these kind of books I have to say they're actually quite good and somewhat amusing
Date published: 2014-06-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Bared To You Good book but it definitely had a LOT of similarities to Fifty Shades of Grey. I definitely need to finish the series though so I know what happens.
Date published: 2014-05-31
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Bared To You Good book but it definitely had a LOT of similarities to Fifty Shades of Grey. I definitely need to finish the series though so I know what happens.
Date published: 2014-05-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It was good! If you read this with an opened mind and not go into it comparing it to 50 shades then it's a good story. It has similarities yes! But the author has done a good job!
Date published: 2014-05-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from intriging characters read all 3 in this series... three times... waiting for fourth book to come out
Date published: 2014-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bared to You About the fourth time reading this book and love it more each time!
Date published: 2014-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bared to You I loved this book it is my second time reading it. I am hoping the love story survive all the hardship of their pass.
Date published: 2014-02-21