E L James revisits the world of Fifty Shades with a deeper and darker take on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the globe.
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Christian Grey exercises control in all things; his world is neat, disciplined, and utterly empty—until the day that Anastasia Steele falls into his office, in a tangle of shapely limbs and tumbling brown hair. He tries to forget her, but instead is swept up in a storm of emotion he cannot comprehend and cannot resist. Unlike any woman he has known before, shy, unworldly Ana seems to see right through him—past the business prodigy and the penthouse lifestyle to Christian’s cold, wounded heart.  

Will being with Ana dispel the horrors of his childhood that haunt Christian every night? Or will his dark sexual desires, his compulsion to control, and the self-loathing that fills his soul drive this girl away and destroy the fragile hope she offers him?

This book is intended for mature audiences.

Grey - E L James Summary

Grey (British English) or gray (American English; see spelling differences) is an intermediate color between black and white. It is a neutral color or achromatic color, meaning literally that it is a color "without color," because it can be composed of black and white. It is the color of a cloud-covered sky, of ash and of lead.The first recorded use of grey as a color name in the English language was in AD 700. Grey is the dominant spelling in European and Commonwealth English, although gray remained in common usage in the UK until the second half of the 20th century. Gray has been the preferred American spelling since approximately 1825, although grey is an accepted variant.In Europe and North America, surveys show that grey is the color most commonly associated with neutrality, conformity, boredom, uncertainty, old age, indifference, and modesty. Only one percent of respondents chose it as their favorite color preferences...

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Grey - E L James Book Reviews (18,667)


If you loved Christian you will love this book5 star

I totally loved this book maybe more than 50 Shades. It was a wonderful new journey seeing the world from Christians POV. It truly help the reader to better understand him as a character. If possible I love him even more now. 55


Grey5 star

I read 50 Shades of Grey prior to knowing there was another version of the story, only told from Christian’s point of view. Although the story line is predictable after having read the first book, Grey fills in gaps that 50 Shades left the reader wanting to know about. For anyone who enjoyed 50 Shades of Grey, I suggest reading Grey as well to complete the basis of the trilogy. 55


Love the series5 star

I looove this book. I wish she’d write the rest of his point of view. Especially when he lets her touch him. And when they have kids. I wanna know what that feels like to him. 55


So good5 star

I’m absolutely in love with Mr Grey! 55


The ending5 star

I loved the ending of this book. For Christian to FINALLY realize that he CAN love Anastasia made this ending worth the whole book. Can’t wait to read the other books! 55


Pretty good5 star

The overall book was great, but the whole storyline was way too dark. Normal BDSM relationships are never that dark. They’re just normal people that are into that stuff... you don’t need to have a screwed up past to like BDSM 55


Grey5 star

I don’t have the words to express my delight! 55


Can’t wait till Freed comes out!!!5 star



I’m not a literary critic...4 star

Nor am I a man. So I’m definitely not qualified to comment on James’s writing in the male voice. What I am is a fan of the FIFTY SHADES books... Faults and flaws included!!!!!! I found it extremely informative to hear this story from Christian’s perspective!!!!!! GREY illuminated the inner turmoil that Christian is experiencing on his journey with Ana. The journey that awakens his humanity... His HEART!!!!!! And the irony is not lost that it took an innocent, inexperienced wide eyed girl with an open heart to open his!!!!!! If you’re a fan of the FIFTY SHADES books, I don’t think you’ll be disappointed with GREY!!!!!! My only regret is that there’s nothing more to read... That their story ends with FIFTY SHADES FREED!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy reading... 45


Can’t wait3 star

A book I can’t wait to sink into 35

Cams C

Grey5 star

I love this book.... it painted a better picture for me 55


Horrible ending!3 star

Love this book series. Only giving three stars because of how she left the book. It was like she just stopped typing and called it a wrap. Disappointed. Up until the ending it's an excellent read though! 35


Christian Grey5 star

I agree with the others, this book is exactly the same as the fifty shades of grey. Only in Christan's words. I think the words he uses turns me on more when talking about Ana more so then the first book. I don't think it was a waste of money but I do think it leaves you hanging wanting more. That's the most terrible thing, when a book leave you with unanswered questions. I love the fifty shades trilogy, this could of been written better I think this book should of answered all the questions from the first three and it didn't. 55


Grey5 star

Awsome book cant wait till the other ones come out 55


LOVED5 star

Yes, it's a lot like the first book.. BUT that's because you get the entire first book with HIS EMOTIONS & His point of view!!! And that was SO MUCH FUN to read!! 100% would recommend it If you loved Mr. Grey!! Waiting for the next two in his point of view!!! 55


Great reading5 star

It's been a while since I put down the original Fifty shades series.. This book was a welcome reading experience! It was quite intriguing to see it from Christians point of view.. I absolutely enjoyed it and really can't wait for the sequel.. 55

Jamie Tinker

More Grey5 star

Waiting impatiently for Grey Darker and Grey Freed 55


Sooooo Good!!!5 star

I really enjoyed reading this from Christians POV. I hope we get to read the other two books from his POV!!! 55


YES!!!5 star

Totally enlightened! 55

Stefany high

Great5 star

What an awesome book. 55

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