A Veil of Glass and Rain

A Veil of Glass and Rain - Petra F. Bagnardi A Veil of Glass and Rain by Petra F. Bagnardi

*I was sent this book in exchange for an honest review*

Overall: This book is the story of Brina and Eagan's love, just to wrap it up into a sentence. I loved the story progression, switching from before when they were kids as like a flashback and to the present. I also liked the ending. This book does has sex scenes, and quite a few, so if that bothers you don't read it. I found them fine, nothing really special. I liked the tension built between the characters, I found it better than many of the books trying to pass as romance. I loved the setting very much, not just Rome, but the places described in Rome like the parks and the museums. The book also switched perspective between Eagan and Brina, which you all know is one of my favorite things. If an author can write well while switching perspective, I think it really adds to the quality of the book. I had one issue with the book. The main character was way to needy and criey (Is that even a word?). She cried when she was happy, she cried when she was sad, she cried when she was sick. This list can go on. I also didn't like that she couldn't function without a man in her life. What would she do if a tragedy happened? What if they had a kid? I just don't think that is a good quality to promote in a book. Besides that, I found the book to be good.

Characters: Again, liked Brina except for the neediness. I liked Eagan too. I loved the twins, they were so funny and supportive. I did not like Neal, he was rude and demeaning. I don't think I could stand to be around someone like that. Everyone else was fine. The characters were developed well, they just had some traits that I didn't like.

Quotes: “Take control of the situation. Be an alpha guy. Instead of—Hell, I don't know which letter of the Greek alphabet you're now, but it's not a good one."

“Right there I knew I wanted, one day, to live in Rome, because it was protected by a construction that could bare the weight of the world.”

Recommend?: Yes! I give it 3.5/ 5 stars. The characters just got on my nerves sometimes. I loved the setting and the plot. It was very well written!