Being Me

Being Me The sexy second installment in the Inside Out erotic romance trilogy following If I Were You in the seductive tradition of Fifty Shades of Grey Fascinated by the dark fantasies in the journals she s

The sexy second installment in the Inside Out erotic romance trilogy, following If I Were You in the seductive tradition of Fifty Shades of Grey Fascinated by the dark fantasies in the journals she s discovered, and the two men who have now found a place in her life, Sara McMillan finds herself torn between her new life and her past Now, than ever, Sara identifies wThe sexy second installment in the Inside Out erotic romance trilogy, following If I Were You in the seductive tradition of Fifty Shades of Grey Fascinated by the dark fantasies in the journals she s discovered, and the two men who have now found a place in her life, Sara McMillan finds herself torn between her new life and her past Now, than ever, Sara identifies with the lost journal writer, Rebecca, and is certain that something sinister has happened.In the arms of the sexy, tormented artist Chris Merit, Sara seeks answers about Rebecca and ends up discovering things about herself she never knew existed Chris forces Sara to reconsider who she is and what she truly wants from life, but not before his dark desires threaten to tear them apart Her boss, Mark Compton, offers her the shelter to understand just what those needs mean to her, and what they might have meant to Rebecca, but can she trust him to lead her to a final conclusion to Rebecca s story

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  1. New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones is the author of the highly acclaimed INSIDE OUT series Suzanne Todd producer of Alice in Wonderland on the INSIDE OUT series Lisa has created a beautiful, complicated, and sensual world that is filled with intrigue and suspense Sara s character is strong, flawed, complex, and sexy a modern girl we all can identify with.In addition to the success of Lisa s INSIDE OUT series, she has published many successful titles The TALL, DARK AND DEADLY series and THE SECRET LIFE OF AMY BENSEN series, both spent several months on a combination of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling lists Lisa is presently working on a dark, edgy new series, Dirty Money, for St Martin s Press.Prior to publishing Lisa owned multi state staffing agency that was recognized many times by The Austin Business Journal and also praised by the Dallas Women s Magazine In 1998 Lisa was listed as the 7 growing women owned business in Entrepreneur Magazine.Lisa loves to hear from her readers You can reach her at lisareneejones and she is active on Twitter and Facebook daily.

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  1. Second in the series, Being Me has Sara delving deeper into Rebecca s disappearance The she finds out, the she questions the motives of everyone in her new life Even Chris is not above reproach Despite their budding relationship, Chris continues to withhold a large part of his past Sara can t help but wonder if she truly knows him at all It is clear that he s keeping secrets from her, but are they dark enough to overshadow their love With Chris remaining unwilling to open up to Sara, she s for [...]


  2. You want to understand he asks, his voice low, his eyes ripe with challenge It s infuriatingly enigmatic.It s thrillingly dark.It s trap door beautiful.It s sexually wicked He considers me, his expression impassive, but his pale green eyes shimmer and then burn Stand up and take off your clothes, Sara Lisa Renee Jones is a labyrinth of an author This is a romance series, yes, but it s so mysterious and so completely sexy that it almost makes you feel blindfolded while reading it in the most stim [...]


  3. 5 Being Chris, Pain Pleasure Stars Pain that becomes pleasure Pain that s about pleasure, he repeats huskily, and sometimes, baby, that pain is so intense that it becomes the pleasure You want pain and darkness, baby, you got it Sara McMillan is drawn deeper in the seductive and mysterious world, consisted of tormented artists, dominant and submissive games, raw passion, smoldering attraction, lies and deceit.Fighting her own demons, keeping secrets and hiding soul deep scars, Sara is struggling [...]


  4. You made me see what was important What s real You made me see you His lips brush mine See me now, Sara Let me love what you hate Let me do that for you Being Me is the second part of the Inside Out Trilogy and picks up right where the first part of the story ended And since the first book, If I Were You ended with a HUGE cliffhanger, I was extremely glad to be able to start this ARC right after finishing the first book.Just like in first book, Lisa Renee Jones has managed to create a captivatin [...]


  5. DO YOU REMEMBER TIGER, MARK S ATTORNEY, FROM INSIDE OUT HE HAS HIS OWN BOOK Check out the details on the WHITE LIES DUET BELOW book one, PROVOCATIVE, is available now, and book two, SHAMELESS, is out on July 11th PLUS if you pre order book two you get a FREE EBOOK lisareneejones shameless p BUY PROVOCATIVE AVAILABLE NOW Book one in the sexy and intense new White Lies duet from New York Times Bestselling Author Lisa Renee Jones There are those moments in life that are provocative in their very ex [...]


  6. If I Were You left us all at a huge cliffhanger thankfully, Being Me picks up directly where If I Were You left offSara is going through Rebecca s journals Trying to find the missing pieces of the puzzle She has a needs to know where Rebecca is and what has happened to her Then there is Chris Merit Oh I love this man Sara saw a bit of a different side of Chris in the last book Chris has layers I don t pretend to understand, but he cares about me and I want to see what I failed to show him last n [...]


  7. Nancy Drew, this woman is not Come to think of it, I probably would have rather gone back and indulged in a Nancy based pre feminist shenanigan involving a hidden staircase or hollow oak rather than reading this I m almost sadly reminiscent of my love hate feelings for book 1 While it might not have been a great book and it did inspire me to drag up a picture of a sexual predator , at least there was a spark of potential present enough to make me hope that things could get better.We re supposed [...]


  8. Is that what we re back to, Sara I m fucking you Is that where last night took us again Why you are all over me in a parking lot Because if you want me to fuck you, I ll fuck you until you can t remember your damn name and you never forget mine Oh, boy This book is not actually due for release until June 11th and so it s an absolute requirement that this be a spoiler free review and that s not easy given all that happens in this book but I ll give it a go If you ve not read Rebecca s Lost Journa [...]


  9. UTC 2013 TOP PICK5 STARSClick to Lisa Renee Jones stepped it up in this second installment the Inside Out Trilogy She has given her readers a BREATHTAKING experience through this well written and well planned out story The mystery and plot thickens, the romance is stronger, and steam level is scorching Being Me is definitely a UTC Top Pick for 2013.There are three things I love most about this book The first is the ROMANCE AND STEAM FACTOR Chris and Sara s relationship truly takes off, and the c [...]


  10. 3.5 StarsIf you have not read If I Were You Inside Out 1 , there might be minor spoilers in this review I m just looking out for us both I need you alive and well if I m going to fuck you until you can t forget my name You ve already done, that, but if you want to be an overachiever, feel free Being Me starts directly where If I Were You ended which was basically a giant cliffhanger In this book, Sara is continuing to work for the Allure Art Gallery while she is still searching for Rebecca and t [...]


  11. Love, love, love this series In a genre that s saturated with the whole FSoG storyline, it s refreshing to find a book equally erotic, superbly executed, but add some edgy mystery and suspenseya got yourself a great trilogy I can see why Starz Channel picked this up as option for a movie series It s got it all.Ingredients to said perfection missing woman, an abandoned storage unit filled with her journals detailing her exploration into the world of BDSM D s play, two men, both dominant, and one [...]


  12. Being Me is the 2nd installment of LRJ s Inside Out Trilogy and begins where the first book left off While it immediately clears up one mystery it opens the door to questions about Rebecca s disappearance as well as Sara s safety and her budding relationship with the sexy as sin artist, Chris Merit.Rebecca s journals continue to haunt Sara and she continues to suspect her handsome and mysterious boss, Mark Compton, as well as others, wondering what part they played in Rebecca s life As light i [...]


  13. Review posted at Swept Away By Romance4 StarsPicking up directly where the end of book one left off, Being Me is a fantastic, exciting bridge to the third book in Lisa Renee Jones Inside Out series Sara McMillan remains fascinated by the journals she s discovered of a woman named Rebecca Some might go so far as to say that Sara has taken over Rebecca s life in just about every way She has Rebecca s job She has Rebecca s boss She s becoming acquainted with all of Rebecca s co workers and business [...]


  14. Lisa Renee Jones delivers a fantastic sequel in Being Me Her writing was erotic, mysterious and completely addicting You made me see what is important What s real You made me see you His lips brushed mine See me now, Sara This book answers every question a reader was left with at the end of If I Were You.Sara is driven by the desire to find Rebecca More journals are appearing which gives clues as to who Rebecca s dom was as well as possible suspects in her disappearance Sara and Chris s relation [...]


  15. You told me I don t belong in this world, either, I manage, choking on the words You don t His jaw clenches Which is why I tried to warn you away and why I tried to walk away My stomach knots You still can I start to get up, suddenly needing an escape, and this time Chris can t give it to me.He shackles my wrists in his hands and pulls me to him, between his legs, on my knees That s just it I can t and I don t want to even try And I don t want you to, either His expression softens and he brushes [...]


  16. Seductive and addicting.Obsessing over Rebecca s journals as well as the woman herself has left Sara in a perilous situation But who can she trust when she can t even trust herself While debating whether or not to stay and the gallery and resign as a school teacher, Mark Compton the gallery s owner has offered her than a job, he s suggested he can help her understand the urges and wants reading Rebecca s journal have produced in her Chris on the other hand although somewhat overbearing, keeps p [...]


  17. SPOILER QUOTE FREE REVIEW3.5 Stars.ow start but what an amazing, nail biting ending I have been waiting for what feels like an eternity for this second book in the Inside Out trilogy to be released, and after the HUGE cliff hanger at the end of the first book, I was so excited to get my hands on this arc.The story begins from where we left off in book one I should probably say now that I recommend you reread book one to remind yourself of where we got to, but basically Sara is still trying to fi [...]


  18. Nope, can t do it I m really really sorry, it s just not for me.There is no point finishing it because I m just not this books audience My review wouldn t mean anything to people because I m not even absorbing what I m reading It s not what I expected or wanted I wanted of the mystery unraveling but again we have Sara, Sara and her desperado ways.Other readers may love it, hot sex with dominant men I understand the appeal, but I need Much much .Sara is just not my kind of character.Urgh no, no [...]





  19. Being Me is the second installment in Lisa Renee Jones s adult romance series titled Inside Out Being Me picks up exactly where the first book If I Were You left off As a reader reading the novels back to back, I appreciated this It can be so annoying to read a ton of backstory that you literally just read yesterday In Being Me, readers see the main character, Sara s life continue to be a reflection of the deeply personal journals she keeps close to her The mystery element is engaging and the ro [...]


  20. 4 1 2 stars If I Were You, book one of the Inside Out Trilogy, was one of my favorite reads of 2012, and after a HUGE cliffhanger ending I ve been impatiently waiting for Book 2 to be released Thankfully, I am than pleased to report that Lisa Renee Jones does not disappoint I absolutely loved book 2, Being Me Although in this book, Chris and Sara s relationship did lack some of the intensity it had in If I Were You, it still was enough to put butterflies in my stomach and a silly grin on my fac [...]


  21. I don t even know where to begin with this review because I loved this book so much but there is so much I simply can t say without giving everything away I want to yell and scream and tell everyone what happened but I can t I do think the blurb is slightly misleading though because it makes it sound like Sara and Mark her boss might have a little sumthin sumthin going on and while one or both of them may yearn for something on a secret level, I didn t really get the idea that either of them is [...]


  22. ARC provided by Gallery, Threshold, Pocket Books via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review 3.5 starsGreat read I loved Mark and Chris, very interesting characters Diary entries drove me insane, I could not figure it out who the Master was, and that s what kept me reading.Sarah was just ok heroine A little too paranoid for my taste At times I found her a bit annoying The first book ended with a huge cliffhanger and I thought that the beginning of this book going to be very dramatic, but it w [...]


  23. This is NOT a stand alone book, you need to read book 1 of Lisa Renee Jones s Inside Out series, IF I WERE YOU Then I would suggest picking up Rebecca s Lost Journals Volume One THE SEDUCTION Volume Two THE CONTRACT Volume Three HIS SUBMISSIVE and Volume Four MY MASTER, they give a lot of insight to Rebecca and her relationship with the MasterING ME picks up right where IF I WERE YOU left us hanging.lly an answer to what happened to Sara in the storage facility I would say , but I m trying to be [...]


  24. This book was an exhilarating ride and suspenseful journey I didn t expect what I received from this installment I was absolutely thrilled by the direction this story took.Sara was confused for the most part The people who surrounded her didn t help with clarification It was one of those instances where people are not always who they seem She had to play Nancy Drew just to garner little nuggets of information These people sure like to play their cards close to their chests I felt bad that she wa [...]


  25. I just finished the ARC and as I sit here and write this review, I have tears in my eyes I honestly do not know who they are for Chris, Sara, Rebecca, Mark, Chris and Sara and or Rebecca and her Master So, so, so much is revealed in this book and it has left me raw as it has the characters in the story I loved every word in this book I did smile and laugh throughout the book The characters personalities really show in this story Being Me is an emotional ride and had me wanting so many answers to [...]


  26. I feel lost and empty after finishing this book My cheeks are tear stained and my heart has been shredded I was pulled so far into this book, I actually felt ALL the raw emotions, and now I m trying to talk myself back into the real world Being Me picks up right where If I Were You ends From page one, I was sucked back into the lives of these complex characters Sara is still avidly trying to find Rebecca and trying to make sure she keeps the clients and Mark happy at the gallery And of course, t [...]


  27. Words cannot express how much I loved this book, but I m going to try anyway I loved book one in the INSIDE OUT TRILOGY IF I WERE YOU it was one of my favorite books of 2012 Needless to say, I had super high expectations for this one Well, Ms Jones not only rose to the challenge, she blew those expectations away If possible it has even suspense, angst, super hot sex, as well as really touching love scenes too BEING ME picks up at that oh so frustrating cliffhanger from book one And the action j [...]


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