Malicious Destruction of Property.
Two counts of breaking and entering.
Two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
Four counts of assault.
Three counts of illegal gambling.
Three years served in Orleans Parish Prison.
Tommy ‘Havoc’ Kendrick’s rap sheet reads like a recipe for disaster: one part mayhem to three parts chaos. There’s no arguing the matter; he’s a bad guy, or at least he used to be. For the past five years, Tommy’s been on the straight and narrow, keeping his head down and staying out of trouble. He left the French Quarter behind, along with the New Orleans crime syndicates and underground fights that used to pay his bills. Trading in the high-octane thrill of earning money with his fists to work in an auto mechanic’s was hard, and yet somehow, despite everything, he’s made it work.
Tommy hadn’t planned on seeing his brother again. When David Kendrick turns up on his doorstep with a bag full of money and four broken ribs, Tommy finds himself heading back to the place he swore he’d never return. Back to the fights. Back to the drinking, the drugs, and the women.
Back to a life he thought he’d left behind for good.
Nikita Moreau has lived in New Orleans all her life. She learned to drive there, lost her virginity there, bought her first house there, and she’s damned if she isn’t going to die there, too. As a prison psychologist at one of the country’s most dangerous facilities, she runs the risk of dying in the state of Louisiana on a daily basis, and yet she wouldn’t give it up for the world. There’s nothing more satisfying than helping those everyone else has given up on. Nothing more rewarding than fixing something everyone said was broken.
The day she meets Tommy Kendrick, however, she learns a painful lesson: sometimes a person is too broken to be fixed. Sometimes a person is beyond reach and cannot be saved. The tall, dark and handsome, tattoo-covered devil is danger personified. She knows this. She knows he’s bad news. So then why can’t she stop thinking about him? Why can’t she stay away from him?
And, most importantly, why won’t she save herself?
BOOK 1 OF 2
Wow, I loved every angsty bit of this book!
I was gripped from the first chapter and it just kept on going.
The prologue is told in Alex Bastien's pov giving you a deeper understanding of the plot to come. Alex is a guy in power, a man other men fear, he seems ruthless and heartless, runs an underground fighting racket that stems generations in the Bastien family.
Genevieve doesent have her own pov but plays a part in the scheme of the plot, taken against her will as revenge and forced her into marrying Alex. Revenge against Tommy Kendrick Genevieve's brother, Alex's once best friend who in Alex's eyes failed to protect his sister from getting killed, so an eye for an eye, he now has Genevieve.
There's so much in this book but so much more to tell, it's the tip of the iceberg. After the prologue the story then goes onto Tommy and Nikita's pov.
Tommy first meets Nikita at the prison when he is picking his cousin Junior up from release, Nikita has been Junior's therapist and has taken Junior under her wing and feels protective of him. Nikita comes across as feisty with backbone but there's so much more to her character and her backstory which I'm eager to know more about.
Underground fights,bloodshed,twists and turns, questions yet to be answered, I was gripped when I finally got the feel of the plot.
A book full of bad guys, loved it and eagerly looking forward to book 2. I'm already loving Nikita's character she's badass.
Brilliantly written by these two authors with a unpredictable enticing plot and enough angst and hotness to keep you turning the pages.
A must read for those who love a dark,gritty and gripping story with bad ass alphas.
Arc gratefully received for review purposes
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