Get Lost in the Passionate Pages of SILENTLY by Talya Blaine

Talya Blaine
(Transformation Series, #1)
Publication date: December 6, 2022
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

Welcome to the world of Silently, where desire and passion collide in a story that will captivate your heart and leave you yearning for more. Talya Blaine’s debut novel is a contemporary erotic romance that takes you on a journey of love, loss, and second chances.

The story revolves around Quinn Layborn, an award-winning novelist who is struggling to find her muse after her husband’s death. Quinn’s pain and grief are palpable as she navigates through life, trying to come to terms with her loss. Enter Jonathan Jaines, a cable network travel show host who is also dealing with his own demons. The chemistry between Quinn and Jonathan is electric, and their story is one that will make your heart skip a beat.

As you read through the pages of Silently, you will feel a range of emotions. You will feel Quinn’s pain and understand her reluctance to open up to another person. You will empathize with Jonathan and his struggle to move on from his past mistakes. You will feel their passion and desire, as they break down the barriers, they have built around themselves.

Talya Blaine’s writing takes you on a journey that is both emotional and erotic. The characters feel real and relatable, which adds depth to the story. The fact the main characters are in their 40s is a refreshing change from the usual youthful protagonists found in the genre. It adds a layer of maturity and sophistication to the story that is hard to find elsewhere.

But Silently is not just about steamy scenes and passionate encounters. It is a story that deals with the delicate subject of loss and grief, and the author handles it with sensitivity and care.

SILENTLY features a beta male main character, a refreshing departure from the usual alpha male tropes I prefer in the genre. The story begins with the two main characters, who start out as lovers, but ultimately end up as friends due to a lackluster cliffhanger.

Quinn and Jonathan’s relationship become more Lovers to Friends. However, as the first book in a series, it is likely that the characters will find their way back to a passionate and steamy romance in the next installment.

Despite the disappointing ending, SILENTLY offers a unique perspective on romance with a beta male lead.

We invite you to join Quinn and Jonathan on their journey and experience the world of Silently. We encourage you to leave a comment and share your thoughts on the story. Let us know how it made you feel and what resonated with you. We look forward to hearing from you and sharing.


Talya Blaine
(Transformation Series, #2)
Publication date: February 28th 2023
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

About the Author

Talya Blaine writes later-in-life contemporary romance that’s emotionally intense and thought-provoking, spicy and sweet. She writes “older” characters (40+), sexy beta heroes, and explores how relationships of all types change over time. Silently (Transformation Series Book 1) is her debut romance, with Secretly (Book 2) and Entirely (Book 3) completed and releasing soon.


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