Breakfall By: Kate Pavelle

Title:  Breakfall [Book 1 of the Fall Trilogy]
Author:  Kate Pavelle
Publisher:  Dreamspinner Press
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: 4

"Breakfall" by Kate Pavelle.....

What was this novel about?

"Sexual assault doesn't discriminate. Aikido instructor Sean Gallaway learns that when he falls prey to a violent stalker. Asbjorn Lund, a karate sensei on campus and a Navy vet, yearns to teach Sean how to survive. How to overcome. How to recover. Sean feels hunted and alone as the stalker escalates, testing his boundaries. With the entire dojo at his back, Sean resolves to play bait. He will catch the animal stalking him and reclaim his sense of self if it's the last thing he does. Yet Sean's hunger for justice clashes with Asbjorn's protective streak, and their budding romance might not survive their war of wills."

My thoughts from the read...

I thought what a interesting book cover and when I went on to find out what this novel was about  I thought this may be good so I read "Breakfall." And YES, it is about gay partners.   I must say I did like the martial arts going on but  I really wasn't able to follow it all  due to all of the references and its sayings?  However, I kept on reading and found the two main characters were definitely alpha males and after all that happens the main question will be will they be able to work it all out in the end?  There will have to be a lots of giving of space for one of the characters and for the other one to back off some  but isn't that what love is all about...being there for each other and the give and take?   Will these stubborn alpha males learn how to love each other while maintain their individuality?  Well,  I will not give any of it away other than to say you will have to pick up this read "Breakfall" to see how this will bring it all out to the reader.   You will have to wait and see because this author will leave the reader with a cliff hanger, so we will have to wait for the next trilogy!


  1. I like Breakfall. The two male characters are both strong willed and it makes for an interesting relationship. Cant wait to see how they progress :)


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