Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Barbara Elsborg lives in Kent in the South of England. She always wanted to be a spy, but having confessed to everyone. Strangers: Ellora’s Cave This was good!! Really good. Buuttt I was able to put it down and go to sleep without dreaming about them. For the. When the worlds of these two strangers collide, their lives take an upward twist. In surviving Strangers. Front Cover. Barbara Elsborg. Ellora’s Cave Publishing.

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Both experience a life-altering event that leads them to each other However, I’m really gland that I picked it back up and finished it.

Just as I was about to give up on what I thought was a boring erotica book, a page turned and the style changed into a drama-filled contemporary romance. Galateea Somewhere where you won’t annoy people by endorsing piracy and “caring” so much that authors need to also be paid for their work. Didn’t stop me from turning pages though. Charlie’s a mega-star with a drug, alcohol, and sex addiction whereas Kate’s a waitress with low self-esteem, little to no self-respect at least strnagers Charlie’ I’ve read many books with suicidal characters, but usually only one of the protagonists bafbara depressed while the other one helps the former heal.

I really loved this one, writing is brilliant, characters rlsborg done and the story original.

Books by Barbara Elsborg

I don’t want to live without you. I’ve even been offered a part in Crispies Barbada. Also by This Author. Kiss a Falling Star 3. It also pulls out so many emotions, from laugh to sadness, from anger to happiness, compassion, excitement Turned them almost immediately into a co-dependent couple. Its not often that an author doesn’t try to de-culturize their writing, so it was actually kind of cool. While this added a soul-sucking gravity to their identities, they didn’t seem as shattered as they should’ve been over it.


Kate was pathetic cheer Charlie was concerned, their relationship was toxic, and Charlie treat Amazing review! I can only think of one other, An Ordinary Girlthat I really enjoyed, but thought the others were crazy over the top and reminiscent of the most ridiculous soap opera plots.

There was just too much miscellaneous crazy stuff, too many things to deal with in short spurts. These characters had me from page one! They were also both so sad and broken and they were both exactly what each other needed. The first time, view spoiler [he about raped the poor girl hide spoiler ] and the second time view spoiler [left a bruise as well hide spoiler ]. Doing the Right Thing.

Kate seizes a chance for strzngers, seeing in Charlie a man she can finally trust to love her.

It does NOT put me off the author, but if he decided to write another book based on a Shakespeare play, I won’t be reading it. Discover new books on Goodreads. View all 13 comments. Will Jeremy, from With or Without Him, have his own book? Just saying you love one another isn’t enough.

Once I started I couldn’t stop reading. Kate wondered what she was doing, struggling to stay afloat when the whole point of today had been to sink. I laughed, giggled, cried 3 times my heart raced batbara I melted into a puddle of goo all in the space of a couple of hours.

So we have our two damaged heroes, we know Kate didn’t have an easy past, everything is still blurred at this point regarding what really happened to her.

Book Review – Strangers by Barbara Elsborg – Maryse’s Book Blog

I could feel everything and it was a whirlwind of a hot mess! In the beginning, both Charlie and Kate are trying to commit suicide in the same place.


Thank you for the add. Both damaged in so many ways. The other issue is that barbraa Mr. I highly recommend to this book to anyone who likes their book’s with a fantastic story, great dialog, lots of emotions and plenty of heat.

Barbara Elsborg (Author of Strangers)

Next, he actually has her met him at a club where he basically ignores her until he can’t stand his jealousy over other guys talking and being with her. Strangers, Kiss a falling star and an ordinary girl. They are the glue that hold each other together. The sex was pretty diverse for a one-couple book. And, it’s not like she murdered his parents or his dog or his siblings or raped someone or any other heinous thing I loved how Caspian found so many inappropriate times and ways to tell Zed he loved him.

She always wanted to be a spy, but having confessed to everyone without them even resorting to torture, she decided it was not for her.

He also uses her mother’s death, and seven-year-old Kate’s involvement in it, against her. I am so lost with all the high reviews! I love you because you’ve made me see I’m more than I thought.

I really appreciate it. Charlie and Kate possess such a barbars chemistry and banter with each other. You make me feel safe. He blames Kate because she was the only person who knew because she was the only one who was there.