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Luminoso (The Luminara Series, Book 4) by SJ Molloy – Review by Kelli Harper

Luminoso (Luminara, #4)Luminoso by S.J. Molloy
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Book Review: Luminoso: The Luminara Series, Book 4
Author: SJ Molloy
FOUR STARS
My word, just when you think they have been pushed to the limits, Lexi and Lucca are put up against their biggest fears and secrets are exposed and their pasts are back to haunt them.
Can Lucca keep Lexi and her family safe from Michael? Can Lexi, in her delicate condition handle all the stress and fear?
The author’s disclaimer in this book is ** This book is full of adult content. It contains strong language, hot sex, and violence.**
PLEASE read with caution.
KLH

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Luminoso (The Luminara Series, Book 4) by SJ Molloy – Review by Shelly Kittell

Luminoso (Luminara, #4)Luminoso by S.J. Molloy
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Lexi and Lucca have been through the wringer. Michael Parks, David, Gina and Kimberly are still causing massive amounts of havoc in the background With the help of their friends and family, Lexi and Lucca show how much love and support can help you get through things. Lexi shows her strength as we see her grow while dealing with issues from the past. The plot in this installment had more romance and twists which I loved. The beauty of Italy can be felt in the descriptions that SJ puts in her writing. Someday I will experience the beauty of Tuscany…Thank you, SJ

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Luminoso (The Luminara Series, Book 4) by SJ Molloy – Review by Angela Renee Diaz

Luminoso (Luminara, #4)Luminoso by S.J. Molloy
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I’m in love with this series. The characters are amazing. I’m hooked addicted to turn the pages. So entranced. Really can’t wait for next book. I have to empathize it invoked some strong emotions from me.

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Luminoso (The Luminara Series, Book 4) by SJ Molloy – Review by Michelle Austin

Luminoso (Luminara, #4)Luminoso by S.J. Molloy
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I’m continuing to get pulled into this great thrilling series. There was so much going on my head was spinning. I will warn this book is not to be read as a stand alone.

There is danger lurking around the corner for Lexi and Lucca is determined to keep her safe. They travel to Tuscany to get away. We continue to get a glimpse at memories that Lexi has which helps explain the darkness and her fears. Will Lucca be able to keep Lexi and her mother safe?

The author does a great job of pulling you right in with her writing. I continue to love the characters and Lucca is such a great loving man that I can’t help but grow more and more in love with him myself. His past does come back to haunt him in this book as well. My emotions were all over the place. Watching these two grow as a couple just makes your heart swell. I can’t wait to read the next book in the series.

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Luminoso (The Luminara Series, Book 4) by SJ Molloy – Review by Cindy Rushin

Luminoso (Luminara, #4)Luminoso by S.J. Molloy
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Another intense novel by S.J. Molloy. Lexi and Lucca once again must undergo an intense and terrifying journey as they try to find happiness and enjoy their love. S.J. Molloy takes the reader to a really dark place and slowly leads them back to the light. This novel is definitely not for the faint of heart but is it worth reading. If you enjoy dark drama filled books, you should definitely read this series by S.J. Molloy.

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Luminoso (The Luminara Series, Book 4) by SJ Molloy – Review by Krista Vaughan

Luminoso (Luminara, #4)Luminoso by S.J. Molloy
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Luminoso (The Luminara Series, Book 4) by SJ Molloy – Review by Krista Vaughan

Lucca is trying to keep Lexi safe. He is doing everything in his power to do so. You can FEEL his love and his desperation to keep his love safe. Michael starts to taunt her, getting close and terrifying her. They return to Tuscany living closely with friends and family under security. The fear traps them mentally, the security traps them physically and they start to break. Lucca tries so very hard to be everywhere and everything Lexi needs. A baby! The love can only grow but the need to protect overwhelms. This continuation of Lucca and Lexi’s story is full of love, obsession, desperation, and sacrifice. There is nothing they won’t do to protect their love. Their light. I can’t wait for the next book!

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Luminoso (The Luminara Series, Book 4) by SJ Molloy – Review by Lorralei Hoerner

Luminoso (Luminara, #4)Luminoso by S.J. Molloy
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Can I say, what a ride! This series I am so emotional over and this continuation of the story is definitely no exception. There is just so much raw emotion and the story sucks you in. Lucca and Lexi continue to grow as a couple, and the roller coaster of this relationship….wow! Lexi’s step brother, gosh, he is just …… his character is scary to me. SJ Molloy really captures each character and continues the Lucca and Lexi legacy in my heart so wonderfully!

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Luminoso: The Luminara Series, Book 4 by SJ Molloy – Review by Roxsanne Lesieur.

Luminoso (Luminara, #4)Luminoso by S.J. Molloy
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book is only for those over the age of 18 due to it’s graphic nature, adult content and triggering themes.

This is the continuation of Lexi and Lucca’s story, and that her past tormentor has been released from jail in Australia and is determined to make Lexi pay for what she did in their shared past and he is finding the most innovative and underhanded ways in which to do this. He is praying on her family and friends, as well as finding out all he can about Lucca at the same time, he has done his research and done it well, however, when Lucca finds out about it, his only concern is Lexi and her safety, however, while they are on a trip to see her family, it all comes out and Lexi is told that he has been seen nearby, it is almost more than she can bear as it all comes rushing back to her.

On their fated trip, Lexi is feeling extremely unwell, but just blames it all on a stomach bug, but when she finally gets to her grandparents house and she settles into the visit, Lucca is still looking after her while getting to know the rest of her family, but when she is still ill a few days later, her mum suspects it isn’t a bug and insists that Lexi takes a pregnancy test, in the end she takes triple that and when the realisation hits that she is indeed pregnant with Lucca’s child, this puts even more pressure on the couple than before. One evening as they are spending time together, it is reported that Micheal has been seen near the house they are staying in and that despite all the security which is in place, they are not safe there, so Lucca makes the drastic decision to take himself, Lexi and her mum Grace back to Tuscany immediately, so the hurriedly pack a bag, say their goodbyes and hurtle to the private airstrip as fast as humanly possible. While on the plane, Grace takes her medication, Lucca drowns his worries and anxieties in whiskey while Lexi panics that it is going to be Tuscany all over again, so as she tries to talk to him and get him to open up, the only way he can is by her giving him over the control so that he can work out his frustration without resorting to drink. Lucca hates himself afterwards, however, he does finally open up and talk to Lexi about the situation.

When they get to the farmhouse, all they want to do is sleep, however, Lexi’s nightmares continue and her mother starts having episodes of her own brought on by the traumatic events of the night before, but Lucca is there to pick up the pieces as best he can and support both of the ladies in his life, while also running his business at the same time. As the stresses all pile up and the media get a whiff of the story, scandals are broken and the family’s haunted past is dredged up and brought back into the spotlight, this is too much for Lexi to cope with and she struggles with the stress and anxiety, but when Lucca starts to become distant and closed off, Lexi is even more worried about him. Neither of them want to hurt the other and by continuing the cycle of non-communication this is only doing them more harm, but when a new threat is unleashed and trusts are betrayed, Lexi and Lucca begin to wonder who is really on their side and it brings out the determined and strong willed woman in Lexi while pushing Lucca to breaking point while trying to protect her and their unborn baby.

Will they have any peace while Lexi copes with a difficult pregnancy, while having the eyes on the world focussed on her and Lucca, or will Lucca’s need to protect his family break the fragile bonds holding them together? Will they be able to fight the incoming storm together, or will it break them apart on the rocks of their pasts? This is another compelling installment in a darkly romantic series where love, lust, light and strength will all be tested as past and present combine to create a turn of events which will change perceptions and realities completely.

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Luminoso (The Luminara Series, Book 4) by SJ Molloy – Review by Lizzie Chapman Gough

Luminoso (Luminara, #4)Luminoso by S.J. Molloy
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This details the next chapter of Lucca and Lexi’s lives as they embark on the journey of parenthood whilst still dealing with their issues from the past. I did enjoy finding out what was next in their story and how they respond and adapt to the new challenges in their lives and how their relationships with each other and their families cope under these new pressures. My only criticisms of this series is that it’s very heavy emotional subjects and at times I would have to have a break and refocus myself. I also found the many deep and meaningful declarations of love quite repetitive at one point and they aren’t always needed for the story or the character development.

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Luminoso (The Luminara Series, Book 4) by SJ Molloy – Review by Karyn Taylor

Luminoso (Luminara, #4)Luminoso by S.J. Molloy
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Luminoso is the 4th book in the amazing Luminara Series by SJ Molloy. I have absolutely adored this series so far and Luminoso was my favourite of the series up to now. This book is not to be read as a standalone, the series must be read in order. This book, as with the others in the series comes with a trigger warning as it contains dark and highly emotive material.
As I said, this has been my favourite in the series so far. Most of this book takes place in Tuscany and I just love reading about all the family times that Lucca and Lexi have there. Gamily is such an important theme running through this series and we see much more of it in this book as everyone has to stick together against the threat of Michael Parks.
As well as the happy family times, there are also many dark times as Lexi and her mother struggle with their mental health and we also see cracks appearing in Lucca as he struggles to keep everyone safe. He takes everyone’s worries on as well as his own and it’s beginning to affect him.
The finale to this book is amazing and I felt that I forgot to breathe at times. It just has everything. The drama is outstanding and will have you on the edge of your seat.
I cannot recommend this book and this series enough. I have absolutely loved every book so far and I’m so glad that I have the 5th book Luce Eterna Part One on my kindle as I really need to know what’s in store next for Lucca, Lexi and the family.

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