Ok, maybe I was expecting too much from this one, but it really didn't do anything for me. Creed and Sylvie's backstory had the makings of something epic. The way they were ripped apart broke my heart. What made the book go south for me was the lack of action. My God, Kristen Ashley can write some looong novels, but you can't carry such a lenghty novel with a character-focused plot alone. There has to be some action and what little there was it felt like KA tossed in as filler words.
Creed is no anti-hero. He's your typical KA alpha male. I guess because of the series, I found KA's generic alpha formula to really bore me. He didn't have the same edge that Knight had in the first book of the series. Sylvie was really the anti-SHEro. It didn't make the book any better knowing that.
I wish I could say better things because KA is such a gifted storyteller, but I can't. That won't keep me from reading the next in this series, Raid. :-)