Reviews for Raine Miller



The first book in the bestselling Blackstone Affair trilogy! Naked desire. Secret Satisfaction. An affair you’ll never forget.

Brynne Bennett has left scandal in her past and is living the good life. An American grad student at the University of London and part-time photographic model, she’s getting back on track with lots of hard work and focus on a career in art conservation. When successful and charismatic London businessman Ethan Blackstone buys her nude portrait, he wants to possess more than just her image. He wants Brynne in his bed, serving him in every way possible. He has no trouble voicing his desires, and he isn’t taking “no” for an answer.

At first, his dominant nature captivates her, but it isn’t clear if the force of his powerful desire will ultimately awaken or dispel the demons Brynne is carrying inside. There are secrets on both sides of this relationship—huge ones. Can Ethan erase the scars of Brynne’s past so that she can reveal her true self to him? Or will the shadows cast by Ethan’s own mysterious former life destroy their chance at happiness?

Naked is the sizzling, unforgettable story of what happens when a strong woman meets the one man powerful enough to strip away all her defenses, leaving her standing naked and perfect before him.

Kim's Review

Raine Miller's "Naked" is the first book in The Blackstone Affair series. Brynne Bennett is a model and student in England. She's at her friends show of her pictures when she sees a beautiful man talking to the gallery manager. When she goes to leave he comes up to her and offers her a ride home. Who is he? Why is he offering her a ride? Find out this and more in this awesome read!!!

5 out of 5 stars

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The second part in The Blackstone Affair series! Looming danger. A love worth fighting for. A man who’ll go all in.

Ethan Blackstone has a problem on his hands. He’s broken Brynne’s trust and she’s left him. He’s unwilling to live without her and isn’t giving up—he’s dead-set on getting his beautiful American girl back. The passion between them was explosive, but the secrets they hid from each other are dark and chilling and are powerful enough to destroy their shot at a life together. With political threats now directed at Brynne, Ethan is running out of time and he’ll need to gather all his strength and agility to protect her from the dangers that could take her away from him forever. Will Ethan be able to save Brynne from a past that keeps her locked in fear? Will he ever feel the warmth of her touch, the solidity of her trust again? This is a love-struck man who is willing to do whatever it takes to possess the heart of the woman he loves. He’ll go to any lengths to protect her. He’ll go all in.

Here is the fiery story of what happens when two people surrender to a love so great it can heal the scars of the past and give way to a life of pure, rapturous ecstasy.

Kim's Review

Raine Miller's "All In" is the second book in The Blackstone Affair series. Ethan is trying to get Brynne back. What did he do? Where is she? Why did she leave him? Brynne is having a few bad months and is having doubts on what she's even doing and where she's going. She doesn't know what to do about Ethan either. What does Brynne decide to do? Find out in this awesome read!!!

5 out of 5 stars

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The third part in The Blackstone Affair series: A love on the brink of being destroyed. The fight of a lifetime to keep it alive.
Big surprises are on the horizon for Ethan and Brynne as they struggle to adjust to what life has thrown at them. Demons from the past are threatening to destroy the passionate bond they’ve forged despite their vow that nothing will ever keep them apart. A truly devastating loss coupled with the promise of a new hope opens their eyes to what is most important, but is it possible for the lovers to move on from the painful histories that continue to haunt them? A stalker is still lurking in the shadows, plotting evil amidst the distraction of the 2012 Olympic games in London. Brynne and Ethan are on the cusp of losing everything as the stakes rise. Will they yield to circumstances beyond their control or will they give every ounce of fight they have left to save each other and win the ultimate prize of a life together?

Eyes Wide Open is a passion-wrought story that shows us what pure love can achieve when tested and what the heart can accomplish despite danger and adversity.

Kim's Review

Raine Miller's "Eyes Wide Open" is the third book in The Blackstone Affair series. Ethan and Brynne are back together but still have things to work out. And Brynne still has a stalker they are dealing with. What happens when tragedy strikes? Who is stalking Brynne? Why are they after her? Can Ethan and Brynne stick together? find out this and more in this awesome read!!!

5 out of 5 stars

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Some love is rare…
All love is precious…

The fourth part in the New York Times bestselling Blackstone Affair series, brings the continuing story of Ethan and Brynne, two damaged souls fighting for a hard-won love, and now the promise of a new hope to secure their happily ever after.

Fresh from an idyllic honeymoon along the Italian coast, the Blackstones prepare for the birth of their precious baby while facing the challenges of settling into a new home and married life. But when specters from the past resurface, so do their lingering doubts. Fears about those things they struggle to understand about each other, threaten the very foundation of their relationship.

The story of two souls who both need the other in order to be complete…
A husband and a wife who learn just how rare their love truly is when faced with losing it…
Two lovers who will have to lay bare their darkest fears so that they may find peace… 

Ethan and Brynne are fighting harder than ever for each other in… Rare and Precious Things

“I need you like I need air to breathe. You are my air, Brynne.” -Ethan Blackstone

Kim's Review

Raine Miller's "Rare and Precious Things" is the fourth book in The Blackstone Affair series. This is the last book of Ethan and Brynne. Who is the stalker? Why have they been stalking her? Will they stay together? What happens when they have a surprise come up? Find out this and more in the awesome conclusion of this book series!!!

5 out of 5 stars

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Raine has been reading romance novels since she picked up that first Barbara Cartland book at the tender age of thirteen. And it's a safe bet she'll never stop with the reading. Partly because she now writes her own romance novels in addition to reading them. Granted, Raine's stories are edgy enough to turn Ms. Cartland in her grave, but to her way of thinking, a hot, sexy, hero never goes out of fashion. Never ever! Writing books pretty much fills her days now and she's always busy. Raine has a prince of a husband, two brilliant sons, and two very bouncy Italian Greyhounds to pull her back into the real world when the writing takes her too far away. She loves to hear from readers and to chat about the characters in her books. You can connect with her on Facebook at The Raine Miller Romance Readers Group--> https://www.facebook.com/groups/rainemillerreadalong/ or through her website via the "contact" button.



More about Raine Miller

Q. What inspires your writing?
A. So many things. Art, a photograph, a portrait, poetry, movies, songs, books, historical events, notable people, a friend, a colleague...and the list is never-ending.

Q. Why do you like to write historicals?
A. I guess mostly because of the nostalgia of the past. It is an escape for me to think in a world where communication existed only in real face-to-face time or in a letter. Social graces were not only an art, but a survival skill. Interaction with another person was downright intimate in a way it can never be today. I also find great joy in writing my stories. It is as entertaining to write them as it is to be lost in a book you can't set down.

Q. What is your favorite quote?
A. "I almost wish we were butterflies, and liv'd but three summer days. Three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain." JOHN KEATS...1819 (sigh) Need I elaborate?

Q. How do you plot out your stories?
A. I picture the scenes like a movie in my mind. I go on long walks with my ipod and just process through storylines in my head. As soon as I get home I run up to my computer and jot down my ideas so I don't forget. I've worked through many a troublesome plotline while on a walk. Solitude works for me.

Q. Who are some of your favorite authors?
A. JR Ward, Megan Hart, Elizabeth Hoyt, Ken Follett, John Grisham, Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, John Keats, Robert Herrick...What I wouldn't give to have all of those writers together in a room.

Q. What has becoming a writer taught you?
A. A healthy respect. That's: R - E - S - P - E - C - T! I am humbled by anyone who wrote before the word processor and Google were invented. There's no denying that writing is hard work, but to imagine how Jane Austen wrote Pride and Prejudice with a feather quill pen makes my brain hurt.

Q. Any pearls of wisdom for aspiring writers?
A. Write what you love--your voice will come through. Write every day--your creative mind needs exercise. Never give up your dream of becoming a writer. Everyone loves a good story and if you can write one, people will always want to read it.




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