Willow Taylor lives in a castle with large walls and iron fences. But this is no ordinary castle. It’s called Heartstone Psychiatric Hospital and it houses forty other patients. It has nurses with mean faces and techs with permanent frowns.
It has a man, as well. A man who is cold and distant. Whose voice drips with authority. And whose piercing gray eyes hide secrets, and maybe linger on her face a second too long.
Willow isn’t supposed to look deep into those eyes. She isn’t supposed to try to read his tightly-leashed emotions. Neither is she supposed to touch herself at night, imagining his powerful voice and that cold but beautiful face.
No, Willow Taylor shouldn’t be attracted to Simon Blackwood at all.
Because she’s a patient and he’s her doctor. Her psychiatrist.
The medicine man.
Why did it take me so long to discover this author? Now that I have, I cannot get enough. Willow and Simon’s story was angsty and forbidden. Willow was such a lovable character. It’s impossible not to love someone who’s obsessed with Harry Potter the way Willow was. Willow was battling with hiding her illness. She was strong but had this approachable vulnerability that made me just want to hug her. While on the other hand Simon was an aloof asshole. It was fascinating to watch Simon’s exterior crack a little with each interaction he shared with Willow.
I loved this book. I was so scared for them at times. I wanted to look away but couldn’t. Their story gripped me and didn’t let go until the very last page. Simon was hot af. I mean HOT!!!!!! What is with this author and her book boys?! They’re just falling onto my forever book boy list. Simon. Simon. Simon. Swoon. Swoon. Swoon. Sheesh. Him and those hands in his pockets. Gah!!!!!! Him picking Willow up every chance he got. Yasss! The truth he told. Tears!!! Did I mention the sex? Lord!!!!!
I wouldn’t change anything about this book. It was perfect for me. This was my 3rd read by Saffron A. Kent. She has made her way onto my trusted authors list. Please give her a try if you haven’t already. Freaking Perfection!!!!!!!!!