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  • The Mindf*ck Series by S.T. Abby

    The Mindf*ck Series by S.T. Abby

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 88 ratings
    This is the entire series put into one book. They took too much.Left too little.I had nothing to lose...until him.*****************I didn't expect him.I didn't want to fall in love.But I can't let him go.Logan Bennett makes the world a safer place.He's brilliant.He's a hero.He locks away the sick and depraved.But while he's saving lives, I'm taking them. Collecting the debts that are owed to me...
  • Grinch by Marie James

    Grinch by Marie James

    Rated: 4.70 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    I never ran from my past or the only woman I ever loved.She made sure to stomp me into the ground and demand I forget all about her.I tried to do just that, and in the twelve years since she ripped my heart out, I’ve done fairly well.Sometimes I could even go a day or two without thinking of her.We were never supposed to see each other again, but Grace Neiman just couldn’t stay gone...
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  • Savage Hearts Special Edition by J.T. Geissinger

    Savage Hearts Special Edition by J.T. Geissinger

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 31 ratings
    SPECIAL EDITION COVERSavage (adjective):1) Not domesticated; wild and untamed2) A brutal or vicious person3) Malek AntonovHe’s a myth. A ghost. A legend.A Bratva assassin so feared, some won’t even dare to speak his name.He comes in search of vengeance for the death of his brother, but what he finds instead is me.A girl he thinks is someone else...
  • Slingshot by K.L. Savage

    Slingshot by K.L. Savage

    Rated: 4.54 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    She slingshotted her way into my heart. I’m a laidback kind of guy. I don’t like to take life too seriously. I’ve experienced serious and I’ve gone through the bad life has to offer. I’m ready for the good in life. I wear my heart on my sleeve just so someone can take it. Someone does…Natalia Moretti. Out of all the people for me to love, why does it have to be her?The frenemy’s daughter...
  • Boomtown by Lani Lynn Vale

    Boomtown by Lani Lynn Vale

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · 35 ratings
    Her: I wanted to have a pity party of one when I went for that beer. I never imagined I would meet a dark and dangerous man. That man took me on the wildest ride of my life. Literally and Figuratively. He quickly became my entire world. Him: I didn't know I was looking for her. I saw her warming that bar stool and knew she would be mine. A man like me doesn't deserve the likes of her...
  • For the Love of Whiskey by Melissa Foster

    For the Love of Whiskey by Melissa Foster

    Rated: 4.52 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 13 ratings
    From New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster comes The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Redemption Ranch, a small-town, big-family series of standalone romance novels featuring fiercely loyal, insanely sexy bikers who give horses—and people—a second chance. Buckle up for a wild ride in Hope Ridge, Colorado, as these big-hearted badasses and their sassy sisters wrangle in their forever loves...
  • The Jack & Jill Series by Jewel E. Ann

    The Jack & Jill Series by Jewel E. Ann

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    “This book is phenomenal! My favorite read of 2015. Don’t read anything else about it. Just buy it. Now.” - Ella James, USA Today bestselling author of Sloth: A Sinful Secrets Novel END OF DAY (Book 1) Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust; in the sure and certain hope of the Resurrection to eternal life. Four caskets. Two bodies...
  • Cake: A Love Story by J. Bengtsson

    Cake: A Love Story by J. Bengtsson

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · 25 ratings
    Jake McKallister may have been a rockstar but he was no ordinary one. Surviving an unspeakable crime as a young teen had shaped him into the guarded, workaholic he was today. He lived his life trying to forget. If it hadn’t been for music, and the redemption he found through it, he might not have survived. Career success came easily for him. Personal connections did not...
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    new adult  college  insta-love  dual-pov  m-f  humor  musicians  abuse
  • Ugly by Marie James

    Ugly by Marie James

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Hooking up with a cop was supposed to be fun.How joking with Detective Lennox Maison about her handcuffs transformed into her actually arresting me was something I could’ve never predicted.I thought it was a joke at first, but what kind of person would joke about the murder of a local woman?Lennox claimed I was the last one to see her alive.I should have an alibi...
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    suspense  military  bikers  dark  contemporary  mystery  humor
  • Lock by Lilly Atlas

    Lock by Lilly Atlas

    Rated: 4.56 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Lock is a man haunted by past mistakes, struggling to rebuild his life. Devastated by the loss of his twin sister to a drug overdose, he now bears the weight of raising her infant son. Overwhelmed by grief and the responsibility thrust upon him, Lock seeks solace in the very substances that stole his only sibling...
  • Pieces of a Life by Jewel E. Ann

    Pieces of a Life by Jewel E. Ann

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    The summer before fourth grade, Colten Mosley moved into the house across the street from mine, and we became inseparable.He played the piano and baseball.I had a penchant for dead things while at the same time imagining what it would be like to kiss Colten.We were filled with curiosity and overly active imaginations.We were also forbidden to be more than friends.But that didn’t stop us...
  • Never Trust the Living by Lani Lynn Vale

    Never Trust the Living by Lani Lynn Vale

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    It’s not every day that someone tries to pin a murder on you and a random girl you just met. But Bram Crow isn’t your average, everyday guy, either.One second, he’s hiding evidence with the girl, and the next, he has to marry her so a police detective doesn’t get suspicious...
  • Andrey by LeAnn Ashers

    Andrey by LeAnn Ashers

    Rated: 4.56 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    NicoleSince I was a little girl, raising my younger sister had always been my main priority. I never imagined, however, that taking care of her would put me in danger.Men came for her, but kidnapped me instead by mistake.Then he rescued me, and on that day, he claimed me.Andrey is mine just as much as I am his.AndreyThe second her eyes met mine I saw the fear in them...
  • Mac by Jane Henry

    Mac by Jane Henry

    Rated: 4.51 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Bryn Aitkens is the daughter of my enemy.And my enemies must pay.Vengeance for the wrong done my family has driven me.Consumed me.And collateral damage means nothing.So I’ll charm the innocent girl.Seduce her.Win her over, heart and body.Ruin her for anyone but me.And then strike the Aitkens family when they least suspect it.For no enemy of the Cowen Clan goes unpunished…Including her...
    Categorized as:
    alpha male  strong heroine  suspense  bdsm  mafia  dark  humor  mystery
  • Good Trouble by Lani Lynn Vale

    Good Trouble by Lani Lynn Vale

    Rated: 4.35 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Bain met Diana, a.k.a. Luce, the night before he was set to deploy to Afghanistan. It’s not every day that you take your brother’s girlfriend to prom because he refuses to put out the effort. That night was one of the best nights of his life and the next day, he leaves and doesn’t see her again. But there are letters. Not many, but enough for them to form a connection...
  • Alluring Abyss by K.E. Osborn

    Alluring Abyss by K.E. Osborn

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    The Tampa Royal Bastards are riding back into town!Join Ominous as he falls into the alluring abyss...
  • Bound by Passion : A Motorcycle Club Romance by Ryan Michele

    Bound by Passion : A Motorcycle Club Romance by Ryan Michele

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Wall Street Journal and USA Today Bestselling author Ryan Michele brings the action packed, suspenseful, spicy next generation of Ravage MC filled with angst, loyalty and family.Raid bled the blood of the club. Undeniably loyal. Focused on family. Determined. His thought processes would make any other man cringe. Calculating. Meticulous. Always thinking...
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    new adult  suspense  bikers  contemporary  humor  dark  abuse  mystery
  • Fixate by K.E. Osborn

    Fixate by K.E. Osborn

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    She’s a part of me.Even though I don’t know her name.The woman I’ve been exchanging letters with and developed feelings for over the past five years. But I can’t help feeling torn in two when I’m suddenly pulled toward another. Maxxy, the club’s horticulturalist, is strong, sassy, and she gives me so much lip the aggravation is exasperating.She infuriates me. She ignites me...
  • Obliterate by K.E. Osborn

    Obliterate by K.E. Osborn

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    We met a long time ago.Our bond, instant.And it didn’t matter that she was older than me.At the time I didn’t see her as anything but an incredible woman who stepped up and cared for me when no one else would. Now, years later, Ingrid is the ‘mother’ of the club I’ve transferred to.The thought of us wasn’t a fantasy for me back then.But it’s becoming one now...
  • A Fine Line by MercyAnn Summers

    A Fine Line by MercyAnn Summers

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    This book is an interconnected standalone within the Ends World. While you don't have to read the Ends Duet before reading this book, it is recommended that you do in order to understand the entire Ends World up to this point.CarolinaI didn’t mean for anyone to get hurt.That wasn’t my intention.And I knew he would come for me...
    Categorized as:
    suspense  vengeance  contemporary  dark  humor  mafia
  • The Voices are Back by Lani Lynn Vale

    The Voices are Back by Lani Lynn Vale

    Rated: 4.37 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Just a word, yet one person came to mind. Morrigan St. Pete. The woman that’d been hounding my every step since the day she was born. From the moment we first comforted each other in the hospital, to the day that I left her to follow her dreams, I knew that she was my one...
  • The Player by Nikki J. Summers

    The Player by Nikki J. Summers

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    One, two, three, four…You want a fight, I’ll bring a war.Five, six, seven, eight…I’ll even use such pretty bait.Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, why…Did you leave me there to die?But I’m not dead,I survived… somehow.And it’s my games that you’ll play now. Rich men, poor men, begging men, bleed.A brutal death is what they need.Our lives were theirs, they stole our soul.Now it’s our turn to take control...
  • The Six Night Truce by Hannah Shield

    The Six Night Truce by Hannah Shield

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    When I stepped into the courtroom this morning, I intended to fight for my client’s life. I never expected to run for my own. Now the courthouse is in lockdown, and I’m trapped in a tiny room with my nemesis—the West Oaks PD cop who hates me most. He’s a single dad with a growly attitude. An ex-Marine. And he’s the star witness against my client...
  • Q by L. Wilder

    Q by L. Wilder

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    Some chances are worth taking. Twenty years had come and gone. My brothers were now older with crow’s feet and silvered hair. Their kids were no longer kids. Prospects had become brothers, and more had come to take their place. It was tough to see that everything had changed— Everything except me. I was a stone left unturned. I thought my day would never come. But then, I saw her...
  • Worthy of Redemption by L.D. Davis

    Worthy of Redemption by L.D. Davis

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    After his devastating actions in Accidentally On Purpose, Kyle Sterling is trying to move on. He has lost the love of his life and he does not believe he is worthy of ever being loved again. Lily Whitman has been devastated by the ultimate betrayal and later tragedy hits her heart full force. She doubts she will ever be able to give her heart to anyone again...
  • Bloodlines by Tabatha Kiss

    Bloodlines by Tabatha Kiss

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 5 ratings
    The Snake Eyes Series: Stand-alone Romances. Interconnecting Stories. One Unforgettable Adventure. I gave her a baby… and she started a war. LUKA There’s been a decade of peace between our mafia families but one moment of passion could tear the whole damn truce apart. Sofia asked for my help on the night before her wedding day...
  • Bits and Pieces by Bijou Hunter, Noelle Zane

    Bits and Pieces by Bijou Hunter, Noelle Zane

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Silas “Nomad” Bennings doesn’t do normal. As the fearsome enforcer for the Steel Berserkers Motorcycle Club, he refuses to live by other people’s rules. However, this time, the stubborn son of a bitch might have gone too far.Landry Copper spent her life bouncing from one dangerous situation to another...
  • Duck's Salvation by Andi Rhodes

    Duck's Salvation by Andi Rhodes

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Duck…I finally have the life I want: an amazing fiancée, a baby on the way, Satan’s Legacy MC as my family. And then an accident, or my own stupidity, changes the course of my life forever. Unable to look at me, my fiancé removes herself from the picture, leaving me with a premature baby who requires more love and care than I know how to give...
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    suspense  alpha male  humor  dark  mystery  bikers  contemporary
  • Have Mercy by Hannah Shield

    Have Mercy by Hannah Shield

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    The only way to save his best friend’s sister…is to marry her.Ruby Whitestone just found her ex’s dead body. And the police think she did it. But as a single mom, she knows how to fend for herself. No fairytale hero is going to swoop in to save her. Not her brother, the Bennett Security bodyguard. Certainly not Chase, a West Oaks police officer and her brother’s best friend...
  • Fair Game by Amelia Wilde

    Fair Game by Amelia Wilde

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Gabriel Hill has always been too charming for his own good. Women. Money. Information. Sex got him everything he ever wanted, until it almost killed him. A price he was willing to pay, before he met Elise. Before he fell for her. Now revenge isn't enough for him. He wants it all. The most beautiful woman. The most dangerous game. And a happily ever after, if it's not too late to save them both...
  • The Three Week Deal by Hannah Shield

    The Three Week Deal by Hannah Shield

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    He’s a smoking-hot firefighter with a wild side.And now, my obnoxious new roommate. When my apartment catches fire, I know I’m in for a hell of a day. It only gets worse when I meet my temporary new roommate—the same grouchy firefighter who just yelled at me. Matteo De Luca is a tattooed, loud-mouthed, alpha hunk of a man...
  • The Two Last Moments by Hannah Shield

    The Two Last Moments by Hannah Shield

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    He’s a former Army medic. A hero with a heart-stopping grin and a steady hand.And the only person I remember when I’ve lost everything else.When I wake in the hospital, there are only a few things I can recall.My first name. A car, racing toward me before impact.And him . The firefighter EMT who miraculously appeared that night. Who saved me.Danny Bradley takes me in, though he owes me nothing...
  • MARCUS: Sins of the Father by Nicole James

    MARCUS: Sins of the Father by Nicole James

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    From USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, Nicole James, comes aSTEAMY, FORBIDDEN MC ROMANCE! The SECOND GENERATION has arrived!This is the first book in her spin-off from her bestselling Evil Dead MC series.Brandy--When a bunch of bad-boy bikers walk through the door to the bar, one catches my eye.He's got a killer smile, and an air of wickedness about him that draws me in...
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    suspense  new adult  contemporary  humor  bikers  mystery  dark
  • Zeppo: Kosher Nostra Book Three by Mirrah McGee

    Zeppo: Kosher Nostra Book Three by Mirrah McGee

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Trigger Please note this book contains some content which may be triggering to those sensitive to SA off page, verbal abuse, violence, and torture. You may contact the author for more information.RuthPaleontologist? Police Officer? Doctor? Not me. When asked in school what I wanted to be when I grew up, my answer was always the same; Zeppo Kraus' wife and the mother of his children...
  • Hung Up: A Steamy, Thrilling Romantic Suspense by Hannah Shield

    Hung Up: A Steamy, Thrilling Romantic Suspense by Hannah Shield

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    He’s her brother’s ex-best friend…And the only man who can protect her.Former Navy SEAL Noah Vandermeer has few regrets. But Danica is one of them. She’s the girl he never forgot, even though he was supposed to. Even though her brother was once Noah’s best friend—and now considers Noah his sworn enemy...
  • MARCUS: Sins of the Father by Nicole James

    MARCUS: Sins of the Father by Nicole James

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    From USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, Nicole James, comes aSTEAMY, FORBIDDEN MC ROMANCE! The SECOND GENERATION has arrived!This is the first book in her spin-off from her bestselling Evil Dead MC series.Brandy--When a bunch of bad-boy bikers walk through the door to the bar, one catches my eye.He's got a killer smile, and an air of wickedness about him that draws me in...
    Categorized as:
    suspense  new adult  contemporary  humor  bikers  mystery  dark
  • Valentine's Novella by Tillie Cole

    Valentine's Novella by Tillie Cole

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    A Totally Booked Blog EXCLUSIVE!!! FREE Hades Hangmen Valentine's Novellahttp://totallybookedblog.com/2015/02/...****updated URL****https://totallybookedblog.com/2017/09..
  • Twisted Promises by Lilian Harris

    Twisted Promises by Lilian Harris

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    I hate everything about him. I hate his smile. I hate his laugh, and most of all, I hate how he makes me feel—so completely alive with every forbidden kiss.Gio is the son of the Italian Mafia and I’m an Irish Mob princess. An assassin who swore her life to the cause.We were never meant to find each other.But one night changed everything. I was about to end his life, while he was about to end mine...
  • The End of Me by Tara Brown

    The End of Me by Tara Brown

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 19 ratings
    His death was almost the end of me. He was still everywhere, surrounding me. In our children's eyes, in the smell lingering in our bed, in candy bar wrappers stuffed down the side of the minivan driver door. He was everywhere except where I needed him to be. In my arms, kissing my lips, on the name of the deed to our house...
  • Obsidian Music by Scarlett Dawn

    Obsidian Music by Scarlett Dawn

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    The bestselling conclusion to the Lion Security series is here! Beth and Daniil's passionate love story reaches its ultimate struggle when Beth is kidnapped by Daniil's enemies. Dark and dangerous killers hold her captive, but the Russian mafia will stop at nothing for her return...
  • Ruthless Rival by L.J. Shen

    Ruthless Rival by L.J. Shen

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 43 ratings
    When she was young, Arya Roth became best friends with her housekeeper’s son. Soon, friendship turned to young love, and when Arya dared him to kiss her, a chain reaction of disastrous events led to the boy being sent away and out of Arya’s life.Now, two decades later, Arya is an on-the-rise publicist with her beloved father as one of her biggest clients...
  • Charity's Torment: A Dark Mafia Romance by Ann-Marie Davis

    Charity's Torment: A Dark Mafia Romance by Ann-Marie Davis

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    All I wanted was to find my brother after he disappeared. I didn't plan on somebody trying to make me disappear, too.All in a day's work for the Moreno Family's feistiest enforcer.When the twists begin to fly and I'm turned in new directions, I realize there's more to my brother's sudden disappearance than meets the eye...
  • Comeback Hero: A Redleg Security Novel by Jackie Walker

    Comeback Hero: A Redleg Security Novel by Jackie Walker

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Being one of the only female bodyguards at the elite Redleg Security, you’d think I would thrive in difficult situations. But not even my past experience as an Army operative has taught me how to handle the frustration of living with my scorching hot coworker and not being able to ride his face to pleasuretown every night...
  • Filthy Deal by Lisa Renee Jones

    Filthy Deal by Lisa Renee Jones

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    A standalone dark romance from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Lisa Renee Jones.They say my father is ruthless, CEO of the Kingston empire, while I remain the illegitimate backup heir, son to his mistress. He sent me to Harvard where he no doubt expected me to fail but I don't fail anymore than I take charity...
  • Endgame by Kay Riley

    Endgame by Kay Riley

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    They lied. Played me in a way I wasn’t expecting at all.I made a mistake in trusting them, and that wouldn’t be happening again. If I could, I’d be far away from Ridgewood and the three men who crushed me in ways I didn’t think possible.But I’m not that lucky. Once again, I need them. This time I refuse to let them fill the cracks in my heart. They’re nothing but a step closer to my freedom...
  • Rogue Villain by Pamela O'Rourke

    Rogue Villain by Pamela O'Rourke

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 7 ratings
    "𝗜’𝗺 𝘁𝗼𝘅𝗶𝗰, 𝗯𝘂𝘁 𝗺𝗮𝘆𝗯𝗲 𝘀𝗵𝗲’𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗱𝗼𝘁𝗲."Callous, calculating, and controlled, I’m a man with no one to care for and nothing to lose.A man to reckon with.At least until my carefully emotionless life is upended when she’s placed under my protection.𝗪𝗿𝗲𝗻 𝗖𝗮𝗽𝘂𝘁𝗼.The off-limits daughter of my dead best friend...
  • Secret Vendetta by Kathy Lockheart

    Secret Vendetta by Kathy Lockheart

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 9 ratings
    LUNABaptized in blood, I’m marked for death.Each time it comes, he appears. My masked protector.Saving me for reasons only known to him.But the Vigilante is playing a deadly game.One I must stop before he claims another soul.My new boyfriend, Hunter, vows to keep me safe.But what if we become the final casualties in the Vigilante's secret vendetta?VIGILANTEI’m the most dangerous man in the city...
  • Sins of the Syndicate by Lexxi James

    Sins of the Syndicate by Lexxi James

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 9 ratings
    IvyHe was a handsome stranger who made me an offer I couldn't refuse ...Give me anything I wanted. Anything for one night.The catch?No strings. No commitments. No names.I had no idea who he was when we met. I only knew that he protected me.And he looked damned good doing it.LeoTo the outside world, I'm known only as Z. The enforcer. A widower with nothing to lose...
  • Gallows Bridge by Caroline Peckham, Susanne Valenti

    Gallows Bridge by Caroline Peckham, Susanne Valenti

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 15 ratings
    Every story comes to an end eventually. Maybe ours was never meant to have a happy ending.I was back in my hometown at last, surrounded by the boys I’ve loved for my entire life, and I’d finally had everything I’d ever wanted. But fate never was kind to this dead girl and we aren’t done fighting to claim our happily ever after...
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