The Vi Trilogy of The Gilded Flower Series (Books 7-9) by Vivian Winslow
This is the third part to The Gilded Flower Series.
My reviews for The Gilded Flower Trilogy (The Gilded Flower Series Books 1-3)
My reviews for The Dahlia Trilogy (The Gilded Flower Series)
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The Vi Trilogy of The Gilded Flower Series (Books 7-9)
Wild Violet is the first installment of The Vi Trilogy of the Gilded Flower Series. Appearing in The Lily and Dahlia Trilogies of the Gilded Flower Series, Violet Rai, or Vi, is Lily and Dahlia Baron’s sharp-witted BFF, who is always up for a party and a hot guy. But, in The Dahlia Trilogy, there are hints that Vi’s world is quickly coming apart, and her dark secret is about to be exposed.
In this flashback story, Vi, the strikingly beautiful daughter of an Indian business magnate and English supermodel, is enjoying a privileged lifestyle in New York City while a college student at NYU. Yet, in her senior year, Vi learns that her strict and traditional father intends to force upon her an arranged marriage and a career working for his conglomerate in Dubai. When Vi is paired with sexy Spaniard, Andrés Costas, in her ballet class, not only does she find herself falling for him, but he introduces her to a shockingly different world—one that offers her the prospect of escaping her father’s plans, but at a price.
OMG! I was so excited to get this first book, but forced myself to wait until I had all 3 books so I could continuously read through without having to die waiting. I’m glad I did. I didn’t know what to expect coming into this first book. I knew Vi was up to something. It was hinted at through the other 6 books. I couldn’t wait to find out what it was. It wasn’t what I thought it was but it was still surprising. Vi’s story with her father. I felt so bad for her to have to deal with him. But then there was Andres. OMFG! Can we say sexy. I couldn’t get enough of him but the ending left me a bit sad. I wasn’t sure what to expect next. I want Vi to have her HEA. Though this is not the one I expected, after getting to know him I would be OK with it. 🙂
With her hidden past about to be exposed, Vi turns to her longtime friend and confidant, Thomas Squires, for help. Yet, they may just risk exposing their feelings for each other in the process. When Lily’s engagement to Alejandro is threatened by ex-lover Gustavo, Vi is forced to come clean with her best friend and possibly destroy the lives of those she loves. Now that her secrets are no longer hidden, Vi faces the most difficult challenge yet—how to build a new life for herself outside of the shadows.
Thomas oh Thomas. You get to know Thomas during Dahlia’s trilogy. Though he is a tough one at first to fall in love with you soon do. Of course after he acts like an ass. Thomas truly loves Vi. He’s loved her for a long time but never made a move. We get a bit more into their relationship with Hidden Violet. We also get some more of Andres too. I’m a little lost on who I want Vi to end up with. I love them both and can’t pick between them. The private moment between Vi and Thomas not only for real but during her imagination … WOW! That was hot and it was about time. We also get more of Lily and Dahlia. There of course is some drama which I wont go into details but it was crazy. By the end of Hidden Violet I didn’t know what to think and had no freaking clue where Vivian Winslow was going with this story. Have to head to the next one so I can find out. Eeek!!!
In this final installment of The Gilded Flower Series, shocking secrets are revealed and the long-buried truth comes out.
Things are heating up for Vi in Dubai, and it’s not just the desert climate. Vi is starting to come into her own—having the hottest sex of her life and poised to take over her father’s multinational conglomerate. Yet, her suspicions are confirmed when she uncovers a plot to destroy not just her but her best friends’ lives. With an unlikely ally, Vi seeks to ruin those behind the plot. Will Vi be able to have it all and find her lasting happiness in the arms of the man she loves?
Finally the last one. I really hate to see this series end. I love these 3 girls.. Oh and all the men. 😉 True Violet was a complete shocker. I mean really, how could you do this to me Vivian Winslow? I liked Samir but we are talking about Thomas and Andres.. Why oh why?! Everything that played out in this last installment was crazy. I didn’t see any of this coming. All shockers. Well played … well played.. I’m sitting here having a hard time getting my thoughts together. I’m happy for Lily and Dahlia. These girls deserve all the happiness they can get. I can’t even put down what I really want to say about Vi and a certain someone because it will give everything away. Ugh.
This series is a must read. Every book is different and definitely worth the read. Each girl with their different personalities and different lives. You can’t go wrong.
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Posted on April 27, 2015, in 18+, 18+ Reviews, Adult, Erotica, review, Romance, Uncategorized and tagged Books 7-9, Hidden Violet, Reviews, The Gilded Flower Series, The Vi Trilogy, True Violet, Vivian Winslow, Wild Violet. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.