“TEAR YOU APART tugs at the strings of the heart and leaves you a bit empty.  TEAR YOU APART is an enthralling and sad, erotic and deep, gut-wrenching experience.” ~Under the Covers

I never really know what to expect when I open a Megan Hart novel, I just know I have to be prepared for an emotional and thought-provoking ride.  TEAR YOU APART tugs at the strings of the heart and leaves you a bit empty.  TEAR YOU APART is an enthralling and sad, erotic and deep, gut-wrenching experience.  It’s not really so much a love story, but a journey of these characters until they find themselves.

Megan Hart is a master of words. There are few authors out there that can transport you into a story and into a character as well as she can do it.  And in this case, I did not want to be the heroine.  Elisabeth is in her 40s.  She’s been married to Ross for a long time and her marriage has become a bit stale.  Her kids are now grown and not living at home.  She’s stuck in the monotony of her daily life.  She doesn’t lack for anything, except attention.

TEAR YOU APART is the story of Elisabeth as she finds some of what she didn’t even realize she was missing.  As the author said, it was like not knowing you were thirsty until you were offered something to drink.  Elisabeth and Will’s affair is combustible.  Neither one of them are at their best moment, but they can fill a void in the other person’s life.

Cheating is always a hard topic to face in books, but what Megan Hart does well in writing infidelity is she never sugar coats it.  Always keeps it real.  There are actions, and there are consequences to those actions.  That infidelity doesn’t always lead to a much better future than what the characters started out with.  But maybe is the place to start to try and find happiness.

There’s nothing better than a book that can make you feel, even if it’s sad.  No one does it better than Megan Hart and TEAR YOU APART is the perfect example.  Be warned, this is not the story where you can find a neatly tied happily ever after.

Favorite Quotes:

“Here,” the universe says, “here is a chance for you to not simply be ‘fine’ or ‘all right’ or ‘resigned.’ Here is a chance for you to be satisfied and content and maybe even on occasion deliriously, amazingly, exuberantly happy and full of joy. For you to have everything you didn’t know you needed, but always felt was missing.”

“That life.
This life.
It looks as if you can have both. I mean, they’re both right there, one on top of the other, and it looks as if they’ll blend.
But they never will.
So, you take this thing.
You take this thing you want,
and you put it in a box,
and you close the lid.”

*ARC provided by publisher

Harlequin has a copy of TEAR YOU APART up for grabs.  US/Canada

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  1. The story sounds good, even if it might shred all my feels to pieces XD the cover, though, is a bit reminiscent of Twilight (which I did seriously not enjoy)

  2. Sometimes a happy ending is not realistic. I rather have a realistic end then a forced everyone lived happily ever after!

  3. I agree with Megan you don’t know what you are going to get until you start reading, thank you for sharing the review. This sounds to be a really good read & I can’t wait to get it. She always makes the topics that others avoid work and I really appreciate that. Thank you for the opportunity to win 🙂

  4. Great review! I love Megan Hart’s books! She does a fabulous job of taking you on a journey with very real, complicated characters. I’m definitely planning on reading this! Thanks for the giveaway!

  5. I love Megan Hart’s books! Her characters are are real…..with strengths and flaws. I always look forward to the emotional journey with each of her books. I’m still waiting for Jack’s book though 🙂 Great review and thanks for the chance to win Tear You Apart!

  6. I read the review: At first I said stupid but than I thought about it. This book started to sound good. Why? because so many emotions involved in it. Just like real life. so different and i like to find different to read. Sometimes you just got to read out of the box. Thank you for the giveaway and the books

  7. I have been waiting for this book to come out! I have read all of her other erotic romance books and can’t wait to read this one. I am a little apprehensive though. I get so emotionally invested in these book that I am afraid that it will literally tear ME apart… After reading Tempted I cried for 2 days, like I broke up with someone!
    And TEAR YOU APART will hit a little close to home for me :/
    Great review!

      1. Ya Naked made me sad too! The little boy with gray eyes like Alex totally did me in!! IMO Alex, Annie and Jamie could have all lived happily ever after… together! LOL

        She could totally write a new story with those characters and the little boy!

  8. I have not read this book nor heard of it before this post. I really enjoyed your review of the book though and it definitely sparked my interest enough that I have added it to my to-read list. Loved your favorite quotes section and I am excited to see how they fit in with the book. Thanks for the giveaway and for introducing me to a new author and new read!

  9. I would love to get lost in this book! I really like what I have read about it so far!! Thank you for the giveaway!!