Review: Amber Kell – His Beautiful Beast

hisAuthor: Amber Kell
Publisher:Self Published
Genre:M/M Paranormal
ISBN: 9781310182068

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

His Beautiful Beast by Amber Kell – Romance>LGBTQ>Gay
Sammy Dunn had always dreamed of being a musician. When his mother’s employer offers to pay for his music school in exchange for Sammy to return he agrees.

Jonah Croft had longed for someone like his boyfriend Sammy his entire life. When Sammy disappears Jonah refuses to let his vanishing go unremarked but what he discovers when he finds him changes his entire world view.

Will love prevail or will evil tear the lovers apart?

While I have read some remarkable works by this author, this one has to be my least favorite. The story line felt underdeveloped and the characters were mediocre at best. The one redeeming quality was Jonah not turning out to be a total douche bag.
This is a somewhat convoluted retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Unfortunately, the characters are one sided, the story is not consistently presented and there is a of lack sufficient dialogue to help the reader become sympathetic to any of the characters.
The saving grace was the developing relationship between Sammy and Jonah while trying to overcome the curse placed on the unsuspecting Sammy and the lengths that Jonah is willing to go to in order to protect and be with the man he has falling in love with.
This story is not indicative of the author’s previous work. I still look forward to reading more of her future stories and hope they live up to those I’ve read in the past.




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