I LOVE TREY MILLS!
Ok, now that I have that out of the way. I've been dying for Trey's book. I didn't think I could wait until book 5 in the series before I could find out what happens with Trey. With some reworking on the book order, I didn't have to wait to find out how my beloved Trey fares in the romance department.
Trey is in a tough spot. He's still very much in love with his best friend, Brian, and trying to figure out where his place is in Brian's life now that he has his own family. Trey isn't that fun loving guy who cracks jokes at every turn. It's really hard to see Trey struggling with his feelings and we start to see that all those jokes and the men and women he is with are used to mask his pain over not being loved like he wants by Brian. And when he realizes that and decides to let go...it breaks your heart.
Here's a snippet of a conversation he has with Myrna, right after he makes his decision.
Trey leaned forward and whispered, "Love him enough for both of us. Okay? Just promise me that."
Does that not hit you in the gut?
But then Trey meets Reagan. She's the new rhythm guitarist for Exodus Eden, who's personality is such, that she gives Trey a run for his money. She sees the real Trey. The guy who likes to cuddle and is afraid to put his real feelings out there in case he gets hurt. She trusts him and when push comes to shove is willing to put aside her own fears to make sure Trey has what he needs in their relationship to make him happy.
What makes him happy is Reagan's best friend and roommate, Ethan. At first, I didn't really like Ethan because he went after Trey when he knew he was with Reagan. But Ethan grows on you and you realize that between him and Reagan, they are exactly what Trey needs to be happy.
While the rest of the guys from the Sinners have their place in this story, there is one supporting character that I must call out. Dare, Trey's brother (who I already loved) earned himself a very special place in my heart. He was the one person who has always had Trey's back and it was never more apparent than it was in this book. When Trey needed a shoulder to cry on, it was Dare's. When he needed a kick in the ass, it was Dare who did it. And when he announced his relationship with Reagan and Ethan, it was Dare who hugged his brother and gave him a "right on". It makes me want to beg for an Exodus End series just so we can have a Dare story.
Olivia Cunning comes through again with a read that is hot as hell and chock full of emotional drama. Trey's story is tough in parts, but it has all the rock n' roll spirit we've come to expect for a Sinner's on Tour book.