Episode 4: Beyond Temptation & Beyond Jealousy

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Beyond Temptation & Beyond Jealousy
by Kit Rocha

Doubling your pleasure, Ana and Chelsea start this episode with a discussion of Beyond Temptation, Emma & Noah’s worldbuilding-heavy novella about painful & dangerous secrets, before getting down and dirty with our favorite triad, Ace, Cruz & Rachel in Beyond Jealousy.

Beyond hot-showers & self-sabotage, Ana & Chelsea deep-dive into Ace, Rachel and Cruz’s relationship dynamics, discussing what went wrong, and why we so love this story of learning to let people love you when you feel unworthy or unlovable. Also discussed are all the parents present or absent in Beyond Jealousy from Maddox’s ghostly mother, Ace’s late mother, Cruz’s distant mother to Rachel all too-present meddling father, Liam Riley and how it all connects to the radically different family the O’Kanes are building in Sector Four.

Ana shares how much she loves the variety and complex depictions of Latinx identity in the series and Chelsea expands on why she thinks these two books are a turning point in the series. Chelsea & Ana also discuss learning the difference between mfm and mmf and how that can make all the difference in whether a story works for them or not.

Books Mentioned:

Beyond Temptation originally appeared in an anthology, Marked with stories by Lauren Dane & Vivian Arend.

The Complete Beyond Series Book Bundle

Gideon’s Riders
The Silver Devils/Mercenary Librarians

Where to Find us on the Web:

Chelsea Outlaw co-hosts the Not Now I’m Reading podcast with Kay Taylor Rea.  She is @anoutlawlife on Twitter.

Ana Coqui reviews romance, SFF and more at AnaCoqui: Immersed in Books and Love in Panels and on Twitter

Published by beyondthesectors

Ana Coqui & Chelsea Outlaw are long-time Kit Rocha fans. We love the #Beyondverse and want to share our love for these novels with other readers

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