DOUBLE IN by Tonya Ramagos
Double In by Tonya Ramagos
Reviewed by Vanessa
Marsha Spencer longed for the bond as well as the stand-behind-you-no-matter-what mentality that a family could provide. When she came to town two years before, she thought she found acceptance with the Bishops. However, she soon realized that Reid and Porter Bishop would stand behind their sister against Marsha no matter what. Reeling from their betrayal of her, Marsha avoided the Bishops after the showdown and didn’t want anything further to do with them. Porter and Reid Bishop have other ideas. They feel that the past year is long enough for Marsha to stew in her inability to forgive, and now is the time to get that out of the way. Reid and Porter long for something more with Marsha, something that was building before their spoiled sister threw a wrench into it. Can they convince Marsh that now is the time to explore what is between them, or will she harbor that resentment that was stirred before?
Double In is a racy read with Porter and Reid setting out to obtain what they have always wanted. Marsha seems to easily capitulate and the erotica quickly ensues. It wasn’t all just fun and darts in Double In either. Life carries on throughout these pages.
However, Double In just wasn’t working for me. There wasn’t enough angst to truly hold my attention, and the description of playing darts was like watching paint dry. I felt that one of the brothers could have been a little more steadfast in his wait than what was implied by Marsha. Yet, that isn’t what really bothered me about Double In.
Sure the scenes with the three of them were steamy, but I didn’t feel a lot of chemistry between the three of them. I didn’t really care if Porter, Reid, and Marsha got together or not in Double In. I couldn’t get emotionally invested in their lives. They just didn’t connect for me.
Double In had a great premise, but Porter and Reid seemed to change their stances when they were able to get what they wanted. The twist that was exposed in Double In was very surprising and nice to watch as characters scrambled to deal with it though.