My life was mapped out and planned to perfection. I knew exactly what I wanted and where I was going, until I was thrust into his world and ripped from mine. In the blink of an eye everything shattered, proving to be nothing more than a cheap illusion. Now I’m living in this twisted form of hell, where enemies and friends are one and the same. I thought I wanted perfection. Now I don’t know what I want – perhaps not even my own freedom.
I’m the definition of wrong. I’m violent, I’m greedy, and I stop at nothing to win. I’m a notorious bookie and in my game paying with your life is not just a figure of speech. You lose, collect. I take whatever you have. She’s collateral for a debt, and if that debt’s not paid someone will die. This should be just business, so why can’t I kill her?
Everything is not always as it seems.
Lust. Blood. Lies.
Nothing this wrong should feel so right.
I received this book from the authors for an honest review.
So when Stevie told me about this book I was like HRMMMMM. She is great at writing filthy rockers and awesome paranormals sooooo how is this dark romance gonna be??? In once word : HOLY-MUTHER-OF-GOD!! OK so I guess that is more of a phrase right???
This book is a hot mess and by that I mean a good hot mess. Ria/Victoria is a soon to be doctor who is dating Mr. Perfect soon to be doctor but spoiled brat Euan. At dinner someone shows to collect the money he owes JP the bookie ANNNNND he throws them is WOMAN as collateral?? UHMMMM who does that? Oh a DB that is who.
So Ria is taken as a hostage to JP/Jude/yummy hottie bad boy. He is NOT happy his lackey took a woman as a hostage. He doesn’t do hostages. He just kills ya if you don’t pay up but not a hostage. So as anyone would do, Ria fights and tries to get away. This part of the book was my favorite. You get to see scrappy Ria fighting with Jude and people no one fights against Jude!
As the story progresses, we find out some stuff about the “awesome” boyfriend and his family connections. Then Jude and newly named Tor (Jude hates Ria) start to connect and form an understanding along ….with…..falling….in….love????? Best scene of the book, Tor drunk in the strip club…CLASSIC humor!!!
The book ends with a major cliffy but not the cliff you expected???? I loved it and cannot wait for the next book. I need more Jude in my life!!
Lauren Lovell is an indie author from England. She suffers from a total lack of brain to mouth filter and is the friend you have to explain before you introduce her to anyone, and apologise for afterwards.
She’s a self confessed shameless pervert, who may be suffering from slight peen envy.
LP Lovell’s She Who Dares series are all international best sellers.
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Stevie J Cole
I enjoy the escape writing allows, and fully enjoy weaving a tale and creating crazy characters. When I’m not writing I am cuddling with my two little girls, and listening to my husband play his guitar (swoon). Some trivial fact about me would be: I love the color pink, I adore sloths, and I have a thing for British accents. My biggest fear is completely irrational, but I can’t help it. The thought of the pending zombie apocalypse absolutely creeps me out. I honestly can not imagine a more horrifying way to be blotted out of existence than by the hand of a decaying, oozing corpse.
I hope if you read my books you will enjoy them and will be sucked into the little world I have created with words. After all, writing is the most amazing magic trick in the universe because it allows the reader to crawl inside the mind of the author. If you really think about that … it’s kind of disturbing.