Friday, March 17, 2017

Review & Excerpt: Shade's Lady by Joanna Wylde

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From New York Times Bestselling author Joanna Wylde, comes SHADE’S LADY, brought to you by 1,001 Dark Nights! Be sure you grab your copy today!

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About SHADE’S LADY:

New York Times bestselling author Joanna Wylde returns to the world of the Reapers Motorcycle Club…
 
Looking back, none of this would’ve happened if I hadn’t dropped my phone in the toilet. I mean, I could’ve walked away from him if I’d had it with me.
 

Or maybe not.
 

Maybe it was all over the first time he saw me, and he would’ve found another way. Probably—if there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that Shade always gets what he wants, and apparently he wanted me.
 

Right from the first.

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Excerpt
“You get to travel,” I told him, frustrated. “In a few weeks or a month or whatever you’ll leave this place. You’ll go see things and do things, and for some reason you seem to have enough money to live on without taking a shitty job waiting tables.”

Shade snorted. “Mandy, you don’t wanna know how I get my money.”

“Let me guess—it’s bad?” I asked, rolling my eyes. “I’m starting to think I’m genetically incapable of being attracted to a good guy. No offense.”

“None taken,” he replied, offering a slow smile. “I’m not a good man. But I’m not a man who’ll drag you down into the dirt, either. Or let you get caught up in club business. The Reapers have been around for a long time and we’re real good at taking care of our people. I’m not sayin’ I’ll never need a getaway car, but if I do, I sure as shit won’t trick my woman into driving it.”

God, how was he so sexy when he was saying such terrible things? And that knowing, naughty look in his eyes...it wasn’t fair.

“This is crazy,” I said, trying hard not to smile back at him. “I need to get to work and you need to go do whatever it is that you do that may or may not involve getaway cars"

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What I thought about Shade's Lady

The Reapers are back!  This was a title that I preordered the minute I saw it was coming out.  I love these novellas in 1001 Dark Night series -- they haven't disappointed me yet.  Always just the right size for a one-night read.  Shade's Lady is a great addition to this series.

Mandy has moved to Violetta with her sister and children after having some bad luck that ended up with her in some hot water with the law.  I really loved both sisters and their commitment to taking care of themselves and their family.  Mandy works hard at the local bar, a Reapers hang out and Shade has taken to her.

Shade is the president of all the Reaper chapters and he's got some serious alpha going on and he likes Mandy.  He gets what he wants but he didn't bargain for Mandy's saucy attitude or the fact he's not ready to let her go after one night.  I really love the play on "breakfast" that goes on throughout the story.

When Mandy and her sister run into some serious problems, it's Shade and the Reapers who step into help.

Shade's Lady left me smiling. I loved the ending. So glad to have another taste of the Reaper's MC.

ARC provided for review.


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About Joanna Wylde
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 Joanna Wylde started her writing career in journalism, working in two daily newspapers as both a reporter and editor. Her career has included many different jobs, from managing a homeless shelter to running her own freelance writing business, where she took on projects ranging from fundraising to ghostwriting for academics. During 2012 she got her first Kindle reader as a gift and discovered the indie writing revolution taking place online. Not long afterward she started cutting back her client list to work on Reaper’s Property, her breakout book. It was published in January 2013, marking the beginning of a new career writing fiction. Joanna lives in the mountains of northern Idaho with her family. Visit Joanna Wylde’s website and follow her on:  

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1 comment:

Inkslinger PR said...

Thank you so much! ~Jessica, InkSlinger PR