It was a really touching as well as unusual story . I loved Ehd! He is a "savage" but he is so sweet and considerate with Elizabeth. He is like a kid at times, cowering and cringing after he did something to upset her, he didn't dare to look at her, pretending not to exist... And he really, really broke my heart when he thought she didn't want to be his mate. He would be alone and lonely again. But even so, he wanted to give her fresh fish to feed her and help her leave him to find her "tribe". Gosh, I had to grip my tissue and retain my sobs! And all along without knowing what Elizabeth thinks or says(she is "making noises"), except at the end. We see all through Ehd's eyes and experience all his thoughts. At the beginning, he feels so lonely and desperate, he nearly does not want to live any more. And then, he finds Beth! She is his hope and brings him a surge of happiness. He's found his mate! From that moment on all he really wants is to take care of her, protect his mate and "put a baby in her belly" (it made me smile with his refreshing way of speaking of his desire and his need). But it's not an easy journey, he'll have to earn her trust. She is so frightened and he is at loss. Ehd doesn't know how to stop her tears who break his heart. He's been cut from other humans for so long he has no one to guide him. Ehd will have to overcome the "non" language barrier and will make mistakes but he is always driven by the need to protect, cherish and help his mate. Let me say, this "Neanderthal" is much better than many of our contemporary males! And the end was so tender I had to fight my tears but it was a lost battle(again)! Truly gorgeous!
he's literally a caveman she's a virgin, there's romance and sex and no dialogue which mean that we are in the mind of the MC all the time but it's a delight to be in his mind.. I highly recommend this book.