Why did I want to read this book?
I fell in love with Joanna Wylde’s writing and Reapers MC series when I read Devil’s Game (Book #3), which features Picnic’s daugher, Em. And now it’s Picnic’s turn. The MC President and father to two grown daughters. I was so excited to read about him.
What worked for me?
Obviously, we get Joanna Wylde’s brand of raw and passionate romance. London and Picnic or Reese (thank heavens London calls him by his real name, Reese lol :)) have amazing chemistry. We see throughout the book what motivates these two individually and that really factors into a lot of their decisions especially those that affect each other. I love how even though they try to hold each other at arm’s length, the distance between them and their emotions keep disappearing every time they’re together.
The running conflict of the Cartel reaches it’s climax in this book and the tangled lives of London and her cousin get caught up in it and the MC business. Stakes have never been higher because more and more lives are taking the hit and getting caught up in this war. I felt for London, truly. She was placed between a rock and a hard place and the few choices that she’s been given are only a step above having no choice at all. Reese, on the other hand, is also torn between his responsibilities to the club and his growing need to protect London, from everything. These two really struggled.
What did not work for me?
I had a problem with one of London’s actions somewhere in the middle of the book. (SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT!) I couldn’t quite get past how she was able to pull that gun trigger. Obviously, she didn’t have much choice but to follow the orders from those who were holding her cousin hostage but still.
My over-all take on it?
This was another exhilarating book from Joanna Wylde. She kept me on my toes and at the edge of my seat. She made me fall in love with Reese and to some extent, with London as well. These two are a force together.
Joanna is a freelance writer living in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She started writing fiction in 2002, then took a long hiatus to explore other writing opportunities. She returned to fiction in January 2013 with ‘Reaper’s Property’, the first book in the Reapers Motorcycle Club series, and has recently released ‘Reapers Legacy’, the second of the series.
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Devil’s Game (Reapers MC #3)