My life isn’t a fairytale. I might be locked up like a princess, but I’m more rebellious than I let on. While my brother might be the Don of the Catalini family, he does not know the secrets I’ve been keeping.
That’s how I meet him.
This might be the most dangerous thing I’ve ever done.
This life isn’t for everyone. Being the boss of the Westie’s comes with a load of responsibilities. One’s I’ve never rebelled against.
Pursuing her might start a war, but anything thing worth having is worth the risk.
Cala Riley, better known as Cala and Riley, are a pair of friends with a deep seated love of books and writing. Both Cala and Riley are happily married and each have children, Cala with the four-legged kind while Riley has a mixture of both two-legged and four. While they live apart, that does not affect their connection. They are the true definition of family. What started as an idea that quickly turned into a full-length book and a bond that will never end.
Killian O’Reilly is the Head of the Westies. He is love with a woman that is off limits to him. However, that doesn’t mean that he can stop loving her, and when he thinks of a way to get her within his reach, he puts his plan to work.
Greer Catalini is the younger sister of Bastian “Bash” Catalini, the head of the Italian mob. When he summons Greer home from Italy, it’s for a job that he has been requested to supply her for. The only problem is that he had no idea she could do what she’s being requested for. Greer has many secrets, but she also holds resentment for her brother. Maybe her being back home will help to bridge the gap between the two. It could also put her entire family in danger, as well as the man that she loves.
I loved this forbidden love story. Greer is not the quiet, reserved little sister that Bash believes her to be. She has a ruthless side to her and uses it to right wrongs against victims that don’t seem to have a voice or a recourse for the trauma they’ve been put through. Killian and Greer have been hiding in the shadows for long enough and Killian is ready to bring her into the light and into his home as his partner, in all ways. She’s accustomed to the ways of the Italian mafia and does not want to leave one gilded cage for another. When danger comes knocking, these two will find a way to get what they want and make sure that their families are safe. I give this book a 5-star review and I look forward to more of The Syndicates Books.
Joker is a jaded man, he’s the enforcer for the Soulless Kings MC and he takes his job very seriously. When Widow brings home a stray from the bar, Joker’s sense are on high alert. The trouble is that it makes him a real jerk. He doesn’t trust women and when he sees Riley in the bar with Widow, he instantly doesn’t trust her. “My mother may not have raised me, but she taught me one hell of a life lesson at a very early age: women can’t be trusted.” Too bad he is pushed into watching her and trying to figure out if she’s lying or not when she tells the club why she’s hanging out there with Widow.
Riley is on the run. She’s a strong woman and can handle herself, but when her friends are threatened and she has no idea who is doing the threatening, she can’t stick around to see anyone else be hurt. She’s decided to leave the only place she’s known and try to get the person or people that are stalking her to leave her friends alone. Her path leads her to the Soulless Kings MC, and she has no knowledge of them or their lifestyle, so things are a bit interesting in the beginning. Then she has to convince a man that doesn’t trust her that she isn’t there to hurt his family.
I loved reading this book. There are a lot of crazy things going on and the MC isn’t sure where the threats are coming from. When they learn the truth and the danger reaches top levels, Riley’s life and longtime friendship are in jeopardy. There are other factors at play as well that could not only harm Riley, but Joker as well. Joker is the man that you hate, but then you fall in love with him when his vulnerable side comes out and he shows his soul. I wanted to punch in the beginning because of his crass, rude attitude, but then when his soft side came out, I wanted him to be mine. He may be grumpy, suspicious, and growly, but he’s also loyal, patient, and very sexy. I give this book a 5-star review and I am so looking forward to more of the Soulless Kings MC.
Brooke is a Londoner born and raised. She lives with her husband and their daughter. She’s a foul mouthed, dirty minded weirdo. An introvert and would rather spend the night in front of the fire reading, rather than going out and partying.
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My ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5 out of 5
Danger, suspense, betrayal, loyalty, sexy broken Alpha, and a quiet, beautiful, smart, and dangerous woman, all of this is in this book and series. I love the Alpha males, and the sexy, smart, dangerous women that show these men that there is more to life than being broken and alone.
Romero is given a chance to be an underboss for his sister in-law in the Irish mob that is now joined with the Italian mob, due to the marriage of Makenna and Dante are united in marriage. Romero’s chance comes with a wife though. He is offered the hand of Makenna’s niece Holly Gallagher, a woman he has never met, nor seen. She lives in Ireland where the family rules in various places. He’s willing to marry her, but he vows not to fall in love with her. He’s a monster and is not capable of love.
Holly Gallagher has her own place in the family business, but no one talks about it, nor do they advertise it. She’s just a shy, quiet beauty in the family that is being offered to her aunt’s brother in-law. She’s also independent, smart, and a bit on the devious side, I love her!
I am loving The Made Series books. The men may be lethal, broody, and very ruthless, but the women can hold their own with these men. Don’t let them fool you. This story is tragic, steamy, and wonderful. The characters are always fun to read, and the stories keep me on the edge of my seat. I love them and I give this story a 5-star review. I can’t wait to read Shattered Union. These books keep getting better with each story, and Shattered Union looks to be headed in the same direction. If you are looking for a series with hot, Alpha, mafia men who are shown up by their women on occasion, and are broken, but able to heal with the right woman by their sides, you should pick up The Made Series, by Brooke Summer.
His first wife was a disappointment and now he has a son to raise on his own, but when he sees the MC princess, he decides that he will make her his. He will have to wait for her to turn eighteen, but he may be able to speed things up to get her into his life. He is patient for something’s, but he will push the situation.
She’s an MC princess and she has to marry a man she doesn’t even know to keep her life and for protection. Her father made a deal with the devil to protect her and she’s not happy about it. She will maintain her composure and she won’t give in to the overbearing, older man that wants her.
This was a short story of an age gap marriage, with a man that manipulates things to go his way and makes sure that he will get what he wants. She may not want to marry him and has set up her own rules to the marriage, but her heart will betray her. She can’t help but lose her heart to the little boy that has become her stepson and the man that she’s now married to, he has to work his magic to get her to lose her heart to him. When danger finds its way into their home, Thalia will prove her love and protect her family. Nero’s past has come back, and danger is lurking in the shadows, he’s in danger of losing everything and it will destroy him if that happens. I enjoyed the quick read, its action packed and has a sassy, strong willed woman that finds her path in life with her sexy, older husband. I give this story a 4-star review.
Finnegan Envy has been the head of the Envy family since he was chosen as the head of the family to replace his uncle. He brought the family back from almost ruin from his father running the family business into the ground. He made it better than it was when his father was head. He was told that his father was dead, but no one knew for sure. He just up and left one day and never returned.
The Envy, Greed, Pride and Lust families are working to set up an alliance to keep their lives and make sure that the Gluttony, Wrath, and Sloth families can’t gain more power than them. They are all fighting to reign and when Finn is contacted by Bruno Gluttony, and then finds himself held captive, for his own good, he was told, he has to find a way to get away and find the truth. His life and his future are in danger. Bruno and Finn will have to make a decision and trust each other if they want to stay alive. Finn has finally found his future and now it’s in danger of being taken from him. He will have to fight to keep the people he loves safe and have what his best friend has. I give this story a 4-star review and I’m looking forward to more of the Deadly Sins Syndicate.
Dean believes that he has what he wants when he returns to Kingmakers, he has the perfect little slave, but his whole life will change this year at Kingmakers. He was a bully. His group of friends were bullies too. The year will show Dean that his life could be so different, and he may have a place in the world outside of the pain and filth he’s lived in with his father for so long. He doesn’t know what love is nor has felt love in so long.
She’s not really of a mindset of being a spy or of being at Kingmakers, but one incident shows that she could be ruthless and dangerous as well as the others at Kingmakers. Cat is more of an artist than she is a spy or mafia woman. However, when she finds herself in Dean’s clutches and having to do whatever he tells her to, she finds a strength deep within her that will help her follow through with his torment. She will also bring Dean to his knees, but he has no idea of what she can do to him.
I love Sophie Lark’s books, and the Kingmakers series has been just as enthralling as her other books have been. I love The Bully. It is a story of two people that are looking for their place in the world, when they thought they were destined for one thing, their lives are changed, and they are able to see that life can be happy and peaceful. Even though they will have to go through some tough times, their strength will come with their partnership and the love that they find between them. Dean has held a hatred for so long that when he finds the path to a colorful, peaceful life, he finds that he wants so much more from life than what he thought he was headed for. I give this story a 5-star review and am very excited to read The Spy next. I am anxious to find out more about what’s going on behind the scenes and in the shadows of Kingmakers.
Preacher is a man that is happy with his life the way it is. He doesn’t trust women, no matter who they are. He trusts his brothers and will do anything for them and their families. Including jumping into the freezing water to raise money for a good cause.
Gaia is the daughter of a mafia Don; she’s been raised to do as she’s told and never has had the chance to be a woman with a brain or to be able to stand up for herself. She’s a pawn in her father’s world and the man he has chosen for her to marry is not a nice man. She hates him and doesn’t want anything to do with him. Her brother is the only man that protects her and will stand up for her.
Preacher and Gaia are thrown together in a situation to protect Gaia and keep her from having to marry the man that has told her that she will be his. Gaia wants to make her own way in the world and hatches a plan to protect herself, but it also betrays the trust that Preacher is starting gain for Gaia, and her plan puts him in danger and a target on his back. These two are perfect for each other and the battles they go through show them that they have to overcome their pasts and move on with life. Preacher will protect Gaia to the end, even when he is angry at her for her betrayal. I give this story a 5-star review and look forward to more of the Royal Devils MC Chicago Chapter. These men have had tragic pasts, but they’ve found their family and acceptance within the MC.
He’s had a crush on her since he was fourteen, now he’s working with her, and she gave him the chance of apprenticing with her. His crush turned into more over the years. She just doesn’t know it yet. Sam is a talented tattoo artist and this time in Mexico at the tattoo convention in Cancun will get his work more recognized and his name associated with awards. Sam’s grown up in the three years he’s worked with Toni Valentine and it’s time for her to see him as more than the teen age boy that she took on as an apprentice.
She’s a talented woman that has done so much in her short career as a tattoo artist, but she’s well known and a star in the business. Toni Valentine also a woman that is still hurting from a huge loss of a love. She’s just going through the motions of life at this point. She’s also in danger and has no idea that she is, or why. When she finds herself in front of a notorious cartel leader in Mexico, her whole world will be turned even more upside down.
I enjoyed this story of Sam and Toni’s discovery of their HEA. Sam is not afraid to put himself out there and show Toni that he can make her happy and he’s also patient with her, and willing to wait for her to be ready to move one. When that time comes, whew, what a ride these two have. I love the characters and the story is action packed. The lives of Toni and her family are blown to bits when secrets are revealed, and Toni’s safety is in danger. I give this story a 5-star review and I am looking forward to reading Elle’s story. Her story looks to be just as hot as the others.
An independent woman that wants to make her way on her own. She knows that she can ask her parents for help, but she doesn’t want to put them in a situation where they end up in debt. The only trouble is that her choice to do it on her own puts her in danger as well as others. Sydney is doing fine and working as a waitress. She isn’t rich, but she is doing fine, that is until she has a medical emergency while on vacation with her two best friends. The medical bills are surmounting and putting her in debt so quickly that she takes another job on the side. Then she finds herself as a pawn by someone that she thought was a friend.
Vaughn Archer is having lunch with his sister. The restaurant they went to has a new waitress and Vaughn is speechless when he sees her. He’s never been speechless before, luckily Monroe, his sister, can still talk and place their order for lunch. She’ll be a challenge for Vaughn and will show him that there is so much more to life than just Archer Tactical and his family.
I loved Vaughn’s story. He worked hard to gain Sydney’s trust and open her eyes to him. Sydney has a lot of danger and pain to face, but with Vaughn by her side, she’ll find a way through it and will be able to move on and have a good life. The Archer men are Alpha, loyal, very sexy men that will go to any length to protect the people they love. Sydney’s past has found her and now she has to clear the path to a future. When danger finds her at her own home, she knows that she has to call Vaughn, but the words that she speaks to Vaughn tears his heart out of his chest and he’s on his way to her with his brother by his side. I loved the Archer Tactical Series and wish there were more to come. I give this story a 5-star review.
I read lots of books, from mythology retellings to literary fiction and I love to reread books from childhood, this is a place to voice my thoughts for fun. I also like to ramble about things such as art or nature every now and again.