Time Will Tell by Chantal Fernando

This is Xanders book and he deserves it – or more to the point I have been desperate to read it!!

I’ve been captivated by the bits and pieces that we have garnered along the way in the previous books about Xander but I had a hankering that he was much more than we had been lead to believe and boy was I right – I loved this book!

Recent events have had him on his knees, losing his Dad was the final straw- he needs to find himself, take time to grieve for his loss and clear his head. With little holding him back, he heads off to visit an old friend – little does he know that, that decision may just be the smartest thing he has ever done.

Because living right next door is the prettiest little thing he has ever laid eyes on, just perfect for him to lose himself in while he is in town. But can he keep it short term or will he fall hard?

Trillian has dealt with grief before, she lost her father a few years back, leaving her alone. She pays little attention to the usual stuff that her friends indulge in, she hasn’t the time or the inclination but after being badgered into it, she decides to hit the club with her friends. Feeling decidedly out of place she wants to be anywhere else but standing at the bar watching as the super hottie that has moved in next door is exercising his moves on eth local tramp!

There is an attraction between the two of them that is simply fabulous and I really liked the fact that they got to develop a full on friendship, both of them are looking for something far less meaningful than they get but isn’t that just the way the cookie crumbles.

With trepidation they move their friendship to the next level, both anticipating the carnage that their hearts will meet out when they part – but can their survive?

Trillian helps Xander to see that there is life after the death of his father and that he has the right to carry on, his father would want that for him. While Xander helps to show Trillian that expressing her desires is not something she should be shy of, she should embrace who she is and what she wants in life. Xander is just fabulous, he can melt her heart and her inhibitions with a few choice words- and boy does he deliver!!

You will enjoy this, and while it can be read as a stand-alone, I would suggest reading the other books in the series first as some of the characters make an appearance in this book.