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Degrees of Innocence ( A Prestian Series Book 1) by Via Mari – Review by Candida Hopper

Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series, #1)Degrees of Innocence by Via Mari
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Degrees of Innocence (A Prestian Series Book 1) by Via Mari
This book is will take you on a suspenseful, and erotic experience. This is the first book I have read by this author and I think it was well written. Even though there are steamy erotic scenes like something from https://www.hdpornvideo.xxx/?hl=de it didn’t take away from the story, it just made it better, which I thought was awesome. This book kept me guessing and captivated. This is one of those books that I couldn’t put down once I started reading. This will definitely not be the last book I read from this author. I look forward to reading the next book in this series. I really enjoyed the authors writing style. I highly recommend this book.

Review by @elena75

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Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series #1) by Via Mari ~ Review by Liz Vrchota

Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series, #1)Degrees of Innocence by Via Mari
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Via Mari was a completely new author to me when I first picked up Degrees of Innocence. I was drawn in by the gorgeous captivating cover and didn’t even need to read the blurb to know I had to find out what was written on the pages within. I was not disappointed one bit that I had scooped this up! Bonus, is that more of the series is already available to pick up so I will be bingeing on the series right after I finish this.

Degrees of Innocence is the kick off to the steamy Prestian Series. When I say steamy, I mean steamy, so make sure that is your thing, and that you are all good with some kinky stuff too. Think Fifty-Shades of Grey. Wait though, don’t jump too much to comparisons because this has its twists too. That will lie in the suspense layers of the story. None of which was predictable and kept me on the edge of my seat.

Katarina, or Kate but really I love Katarina, is such a girl next door. She has it all together internally and smarts wise. When it comes to love and social I think she has some major growing to do. Hence the Degrees of Innocence. She has the naiveté that needs to be broken and the sexy billionaire Chase Prestian is just the man to do it. There is just a few small hitches…

I can’t wait to find out what will happen next in book two, Degrees of Acceptance! Happy Reading!

Review by @lizaileen
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Degrees of Innocence (A Prestian Series Book 1) By Via Mari – Review by Jenni Bishop

Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series, #1)Degrees of Innocence by Via Mari
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Degrees of Innocence (A Prestian Series Book 1) By Via Mari a good book! It is a story  with a little mystery and suspense, action and danger and humor, with a lot of hot and  steamy romance. Via’s attention to detail and her writing style find it to be an easy read  one that pulls at you and makes you fall in love with the characters. He is an alpha but  she puts him through his paces with her sassiness. The twists and turns you don’t  expect and the suspense adds that little bit more of excitement. I was so engrossed on  the story that I wasn’t sure how I found myself on the edge of my seat. I can’t wait to  see what happens in the next book!

Reviewed by @jennadb

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Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series Book 1) by Via Mari – Review by Heather Bahm

Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series, #1)Degrees of Innocence by Via Mari
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Via Mari’s first book in the Prestian series is Degrees of Innocence. Being the first novel read by the author, I always look for something solid that sets up that story to be great, whether it’s the characters, the story line or the detail that is written in. In Degrees of Innocence, Via Mari captures all of that and more. This book is tastefully written to include the intriguing suspense that tugs and pulls throughout. The erotic undertones are ever present, but tame where needed and emotionally burning right where it should. The author has exceeded in sharing a story/series that is cleanly written with amazing characters, a challenging story line.

Reviewed by @hbahm

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Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series Book 1) by Via Mari – Review by Lyndsey Fairley

Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series, #1)Degrees of Innocence by Via Mari
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Amazing Read

Degrees of Innocence (A Prestian Series Book 1) by Via Mari
5 stars

Well, where has this author been hiding? I really loved this book!
Katarina is working, and while out on her first night she meets a man while saving a man at the bar. Little does she know who exactly he is other than his name, Chase.
She gets thrown into his world of riches and fame, and shes not quite prepared for any of it.
Along the way she learns of her mothers past and some answers to questions she has always had.
I ended this book with more questions I need answers too so I will be diving into the next one very soon!
This is a must read!

Reviewed By @lyndseyfairley

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Degrees of Innocence (A Prestian Series Book 1) By Via Mari – Review by Lisette Gonzalez

Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series, #1)Degrees of Innocence by Via Mari
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Degrees of Innocence (A Prestian Series Book 1)
By Via Mari
5 Stars

Degrees of Innocence by Via Mari is the first installment of the Prestian Series. Although it is a steamy romance novel, it has plenty of action and mystery to keep in suspense and on the edge of your seat. This is the story of Kate and Chase. Kate is a strong an independent with a no-holds barred attitude; she gets what she wants and knows how to get it. Chase is hot, Alpha male, but deep down, he has a soft side that Kate easily brings to the surface whenever she is around him. Their first encounter is an instant connection, with chemistry sparkling like fireworks. This story will suck you in from the very beginning through to the end. Via Mari created likable characters and wrote a seamless storyline that made reading a breeze and entertaining. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and look forward to reading the rest of the books in this series.

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Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series Book #1) by Via Mari – Review by Sara Oxton

Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series, #1)Degrees of Innocence by Via Mari
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Degrees of Innocence by Via Mari a four-star read that you will want. This is the first book in the Prestian series and I can’t wait to read the rest. This will set your pulse a flutter, so be advised don’t read in public if you blush easily, it’s a story of dominance and control and filled with chemistry that will set the pages alight, I would have given it five, but the story just lacked a little but I have high hopes for the second story in the series. Katrina is a character that is full of complications and twists and has a certain quality to her that will make you fall in love with her. Chase also can be a pain at times but there is something about him that you will adore. Great read overall.

Review by Saraoxo
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Degrees Of Innocence (A Prestian Series, #1) by Via Mari – Review by Cindy Mayberry

Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series, #1)Degrees of Innocence by Via Mari
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Degrees Of Innocence
A Prestian Series
Book 1
By Via Mari
☆☆☆☆☆
This is erotica story with so much more. Not for those under 18 due to content.

Katarina is a smart design consultant. But she is so much more. She has had her share of disappointments and still presses on. As nobody can do it for her. She meets Chase Prestian, but knows she needs to stay far, far away. She is drawn in by his smile and beautiful eyes, but she must stay far, far away. She has no clue who he is and why she can’t stop thinking about him. So the story begins…….

This is the first book I have read by Via Mari, and it won’t be the last. How she tells her story is clear and full of romance. Yes it is erotic! Yes her characters are loveable and unforgettable. But is that not what we want in a good romance. I loved every page of this story. I think I loved it more because it was not just sex. It is a story of one’s discovery of self worth. I will be looking for and reading more from this author.

Reviewed by @cinful

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Degrees of Innocence (A Prestian Series Book 1) by Via Mari – Review by Debi Kircher

Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series, #1)Degrees of Innocence by Via Mari
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Degrees of Innocence (A Prestian Series Book 1) by Via Mari

5 Stars

Ok not sure why I’ve never read anything by this author before now, but I will be fixing that immediately. I can not wait to start book 2 in this series and will be doing that as soon as I’m done with this review.

Chase is one of my very favorite kind of book boyfriends…Bossy, Controlling, Possessive, and most of all caring and loving. I loved loved loved how he and Katarina met. I loved the emailing part of the whole interacting with each other. Kind of reminds me of another series, and also one of my favorite parts of that.

This book had everything I love, a strong female lead that did all she could to resist the controlling alpha at every turn. The many twists and turns in this story were all placed perfectly and the last one totally came out of left field for me, never even had a thought about who was involved in that one.

There are still so many unanswered questions about these two and I can’t wait to dig in and see if I can get some answers. So looking forward to all of the next 3 books and also checking out what else this author has available.

Highly recommend starting this series, it is a well written, sitting on the edge of your seat kind of read, and I’m pretty sure there will be some kindle throwing in the future of these books.

Loved Loved Loved It!!

Review by @debikircher

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Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series Book #1) by Via Mari – Review by Angela Hayes

Degrees of Innocence (Prestian Series, #1)Degrees of Innocence by Via Mari
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

 

Degrees of Innocence is the first book in the Prestian series, and debut novel by Via Mari. It is a romantic suspense that’s full of action, danger, secrets, hidden agendas, humour, and some mystery.
Katerina Meilers (Kate) is a design consultant who has has been hired to help design a new state of the art medical facility in Chicago. As part of the planning process the whole team has been flown to Aruba where they will spend the week on a brainstorming and design forum. Kate has arrived a few days ahead of time to get things set up and ready for the coming week. An unusual crisis on her first night on the island introduces her to a very sexy and charming man who she can’t stop thinking about. They end up having dinner together the next night and exploring the island. The chemistry between them is electric. She thinks there may just be a chance at finding something special with him. So, imagine her surprise to find on Monday morning as the team assembles and introductions are made, to find the man of her dreams is the billionaire owner of the Corporation that has hired her for this project. She doesn’t date colleagues, let alone her boss- ever. But what happens when dangerous situations occur that seem to target Kate specifically? Has it got something to do with chase and his ‘business’? Or is it something more sinister?
This was a really great story that easily pulled me in and kept me engrossed the whole way through. I loved the chemistry between these two, Ms. Mari built the tension beautifully. The same with the suspense- she definitely had me guessing and trying to figure out what was happening. The only thing that thought could do with a little improvement is that the sex scenes, particularly the first 75%, seemed quite awkward- like the author felt quite uncomfortable about writing them. The language used in those scenes also didn’t match the rest of the book and seemed a little old fashioned. It did improve a towards the end, so maybe the author was gaining confidence. It seemed to be a bit of a teething problem which will hopefully get better over time…. I hope that is the case for the rest of the books in the series (which are all available now).
Also, there were some points in the story where the transitions seemed a little abrupt, clipped or stilted- but again I am putting that down to the author ‘finding her feet’. The story itself is really great and I will definitely be reading the rest of this series.

Thank you, Ms. Mari!

Reviewed by @angelahayes
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