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  • Enrage by Rachel Van Dyken

    Enrage by Rachel Van Dyken

    Rated: 4.58 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Enrage is the next standalone in the international best selling mafia series, Eagle Elite.Part of a world I loathe.Part of a family who hates me more than I hate myself.Living with a girl who reminds me of my darkness.I'm. In. Hell.Also known as the Cosa Nostra.My life was over the minute I stepped off that plane.Son to a murdered mob boss.Heir to a throne of murder and lies...
    Categorized as:
    new adult  suspense  mafia  angst  m-f  contemporary  dark
  • The Santiago Trilogy by Catherine Wiltcher

    The Santiago Trilogy by Catherine Wiltcher

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 25 ratings
    ★★★★★ “This is not your sweet, passionate love story. This is raw, deep down in your soul passion… Dirty and dark, and hot as Hades” – Up All Night With BooksHe came into my life like a raging storm. The man I despised. The killer with no conscience. I fell as hard as a woman like me can fall. When he bleeds, I feel his pain. When we kiss, I taste his tragedy...
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  • Fantasy in Lingerie by Penelope Sky

    Fantasy in Lingerie by Penelope Sky

    Rated: 4.51 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Bones is the son of the man who killed my aunt. He's the descendant of a psychopath, a murderer. His handsome face, blue eyes, and strong physique can fool anyone into believing he's a good man. Including me. My loyalty to my family makes me despise him. But I also can't stop thinking about him. Thinking about his kiss...
  • Tears Of Betrayal by Michelle Heard

    Tears Of Betrayal by Michelle Heard

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 20 ratings
    From USA Today & Wall Street Journal bestselling author Michelle Heard comes a new standalone, full-length romantic suspense novel.My father is the head of the Bratva, but being born out of wedlock, I’ve never been a part of that world.Until a hit is taken out on me. I’m kidnapped in the dead of night and waking up, it’s to come face to face with Demitri Vetrov...
  • Rhapsody of Pain (Zakrevsky Bratva) by Nicole Fox

    Rhapsody of Pain (Zakrevsky Bratva) by Nicole Fox

    Rated: 4.49 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    I know Demyen Zakrevsky is wrong for me.But I can't help hoping... What if he's not?After all, he's saved me time and time again.He's made me a mother twice over.He's healed my broken heart.But he's also the one who sold me in the first place.The one who got my baby stolen away from me.The one who broke my heart over and over and over.I can't decide if he's a saint or a sinner...
  • Easy to Fall by W. Winters

    Easy to Fall by W. Winters

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    From USA Today bestselling author Willow Winters comes the epic conclusion to the heart-wrenching, edge-of-your-seat gripping, romantic suspense, Hard to Love series.With her I was always on the highest high. That's why it was so easy to fall. I never stood a chance without her. The two of us were made for one another. It's as simple as that. The world could try to rip us apart, but it would fail...
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    new adult  suspense  alpha male  mafia  m-f  contemporary  dark
  • Endless by W. Winters

    Endless by W. Winters

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    From USA Today bestselling author W Winters comes an emotionally captivating and thrilling, romantic suspense. He holds a power over me like no one else ever could. Maybe it’s because my heart begs to beat in time with his. Maybe it’s because my body bows to his and his alone. Maybe it’s because he thought he loved me before he even laid eyes on me...
  • Saving Poughkeepsie by Debra Anastasia

    Saving Poughkeepsie by Debra Anastasia

    Rated: 4.42 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Beckett Taylor’s quest to be a better man has brought Eve Hartt back into his life, but sometimes it feels like they’re bound together with barbed wire. Though he longs to love her without causing pain, the wreckage of their past continues to crash down around them. Yet with the help of this brothers—and for his brothers—Beckett won’t stop trying...
  • Mr. Angry Hornet by K. Webster

    Mr. Angry Hornet by K. Webster

    Rated: 4.49 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    I had it all. Popularity. Good grades. Cheerleading. Doting family and great friends. Until the wrong boy swept into my perfect world and destroyed every part of it. Abuse. Drugs. Humiliation. He trampled all over my reputation and I was powerless to do anything about it. I couldn't break free from his controlling hold. But the night of the accident changed everything. Now I'm freed at last...
  • Empire Nightclub #1-4 by K.A. Tucker

    Empire Nightclub #1-4 by K.A. Tucker

    Rated: 4.48 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    One visit to her father in prison—convicted for a murder he didn’t commit—and she's attracted the attention of the last man she'd ever want knowing that she exists.This bundle includes all four full-length books in the highly addictive Empire Nightclub series!Sweet MercyGabriel FallenDirty EmpireFallen EmpireThis series is intended for mature audiences...
  • Fallen Rose by Amelia Wilde

    Fallen Rose by Amelia Wilde

    Rated: 4.42 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 13 ratings
    Leo Morelli has lost everything.His safety. His sanity. But worse than that, the woman he loves. He will destroy Bishop’s Landing to get her back, even if it means becoming the monster she fears. The entire city will feel his wrath. Haley Constantine loves her beast, but she can’t walk away from her family. They need her now more than ever. It will take more than violence to face these enemies...
  • Oath of Possession by Jane Henry

    Oath of Possession by Jane Henry

    Rated: 4.51 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Vivia Montavio is a traitor, and it’s my job to see to her punishment and interrogation. What a tragedy. She’s the hottest little number I’ve ever seen with that defiant little chin and eyes that spark with wit and boldness. I love a good challenge. We’re left with little choice when the truth outs. So I take her far, far away to La Cabina, a rustic cabin in the middle of nowhere...
  • It Kills Me: A Forbidden Dark Romance by Penelope Sky

    It Kills Me: A Forbidden Dark Romance by Penelope Sky

    Rated: 4.51 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    My father has chosen me to succeed him in the family business.But if I want the job, it comes with stipulations. And one of those stipulations is to never mix business with pleasure. AKA, don't sleep with anyone on the job. My father leads by example, and not once have I ever seen him get involved with anyone, not even his beautiful assistant. That was an easy rule to follow...until Axel...
  • The Savage by Stella Andrews

    The Savage by Stella Andrews

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Ivan may be my name but I am best known as The Savage.Born and bred Bratva heir and loving every delicious minute of my life. That's why it was easy to kidnap the entitled Charlotte Richmond from her finishing school in England. It was my pleasure to hide her away while her depraved father searched for her.I have no heart, no emotion, and no morals.She is a bargaining chip, a means to an end...
  • Breathe Again by Nola Marie

    Breathe Again by Nola Marie

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    From the flames of sin I rose, by her virtue, I fell...I found her in my eleventh hour. My whiskey-eyed canary. Quinn.Call it Fate or destiny or whatever, but she is the melody to calm my madness. With her, the demons inside me quiet. She doesn't have a hold on my heart, she owns it. She is my everything.I've been given a second-chance and I’m not about to squander it...
  • King of Pain by Piper Stone

    King of Pain by Piper Stone

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    My vows didn't make me his. My body did. Diego Santos may be wealthy, powerful, and sinfully gorgeous, but his slick veneer doesn't fool me. I know his true nature, and I had planned to end this arranged marriage before it even began. But it wasn't Diego waiting for me at the altar...
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    mafia  suspense  spanking  alpha male  bdsm  dark  contemporary
  • Beneath Your Beautiful by Adaline Winters

    Beneath Your Beautiful by Adaline Winters

    Rated: 4.42 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Passion is a perilous game.HonorMy ruthless husband hunts me across the country and in my dreams. If he catches me, I'll lose not only my freedom, but my sanity. I have to stay one step ahead, but he's closing in. So I keep running, straight into the arms of a man who whispers seductive promises of protection and safety. One way or another, this race will end...
  • The Mercer Curse by Pepper Winters

    The Mercer Curse by Pepper Winters

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Q Mercer from Tears of Tess meets his half-brother Henri Ward from Ruby Tears for the first time...……….I’ve fought a curse all my life.A curse inherited by my sick father. There is no cure.No antidote for what I am. For years, I existed alone. Fighting the urges, doing my best to stay good.Until Esclave 58 entered my life and I didn’t have to fight so hard...
  • Illicit Captor by Maggie Cole

    Illicit Captor by Maggie Cole

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    He kidnapped me to avenge my husband. The husband I’ve never loved. The cruel man my father forced me to marry to teach me a lesson. My husband didn’t think twice about how to carry out those lessons. Now, I’ve gone from one prison to another. My captor is just as ruthless as my husband. He’ll kill, torture, and do everything to hurt my family until no one is left. Except for me...
  • A Lovely Confession by Coralee June

    A Lovely Confession by Coralee June

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Sometimes, I wondered if he was real. Our time together was short, but it left a lasting impression on me. I’m older now. Wiser, too. Five years have passed, and I still can’t get him off my mind. Hunter was cruel, angry, and protective. I learned his secrets and he fled. The day he left, I vowed to find him...
  • Growing and Kissing by Helena Newbury

    Growing and Kissing by Helena Newbury

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Note: This book was republished as "Bad For Me". This edition is no longer available.Librarian's Note: Alternate-cover edition for ASIN B01CYT8S3KWhen my sister is diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia, there’s only one way to raise the half a million dollars I need to save her: use my skills with plants to grow marijuana. But I’m a botany geek, not a drug lord. I need help...
  • Fragile Things by Samantha Lovelock

    Fragile Things by Samantha Lovelock

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Poe Halliday was an accident. A chance meeting that changed my life forever.My mother didn't have secrets; her secrets had her. After she disappeared, I had nothing.Or so I thought.When the invitation arrived, the opportunity to learn about my mother's past was too great to pass up. Heading west to meet an aunt I had never heard of, I knew I was taking a risk, but I craved answers...
  • Tempted to Kiss by W. Winters

    Tempted to Kiss by W. Winters

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    From USA Today bestselling author W Winters comes an emotionally-gripping, romantic suspense. I fell for someone I shouldn’t have. I’m not the only person to ever do such a thing. I know that. And I’m not an awful person for desiring his touch, his kiss, his everything… but I knew I shouldn’t have indulged. There’s something about knowing it’s wrong that tempts me that much more...
  • Brutal Saint by Luna Kayne

    Brutal Saint by Luna Kayne

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    HARLOW IS HUNTING HER SISTER’S KILLER.AND COLE IS HUNTING HER.COLE SAINTThe woman my family is looking for is the one-night stand I can’t get out of my head, and her life depends on me getting to her first.Harlow is sunshine and light.I live in the shadows, among the dark and the damned, but there’s something about Harlow that makes me want to take care of her...
  • Merciless Union by Faith Summers

    Merciless Union by Faith Summers

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Everything changed overnight.Truth became my enemy, and the sting of betrayal dragged me into a web of lies.I’m damned if I fight to live and damned if I die. Both will be dangerous for the child growing inside me. I can’t trust Lucca to save us.Love is a myth we shouldn’t have explored.He was always my enemy.Love just made me forget and blinded me to the truth...
    Categorized as:
    suspense  new adult  mafia  m-f  contemporary  dark
  • Ruthless Redemption by Eden Summers

    Ruthless Redemption by Eden Summers

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    They say love hurts—but they never mentioned it could make you bleed. His deceit was like wine.I drank it in. Let it intoxicate me.But he’s not the man I fell for.Matthew Langston is a lie.I’d run from him if I could. I’d flee. If only he hadn’t turned my family against me.Now, I have nothing. There’s no money, phone, or external support.Only him, and his obsession with winning me back...
  • Imperfect Intentions: A Diamond Magnate Novel by Charmaine Pauls

    Imperfect Intentions: A Diamond Magnate Novel by Charmaine Pauls

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    A DARK ROMANCEI never dreamed of getting married.I dreamed about freedom.When my stepfather promised Leon Hart a partnership in his clandestine software company, he offered me as part of the package deal. It’s a win-win situation for both men. My stepfather gets rid of his damaged stepdaughter, and Leon becomes second-in-command of the biggest underground IT operation in the country...
  • Empire of Ash by Jagger Cole

    Empire of Ash by Jagger Cole

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    "Be careful what you wish for, little one..."A bit of advice: when you shoot for a king?Don't. Bloody. Miss.Empire of Ash is book 2 of a two-part duet which includes Burned Cinder and Empire of Ash. Both books will be released June 9th. The completed duet is a standalone story, with a HEA. This is a dark, twisted romance...
  • Imperfect Affections: A Diamond Magnate Novel by Charmaine Pauls

    Imperfect Affections: A Diamond Magnate Novel by Charmaine Pauls

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    When Leon tries to force Violet into marriage, it's war for both of them. The battle is hot and dirty, and no one walks away without scars.A DARK ROMANCELove is for people who don’t mind getting hurt. I vowed to never fall into that trap. I entered into war with my beautiful, corrupted, and dangerous husband. He warned me he always won...
  • Beautiful Devil by Piper Stone

    Beautiful Devil by Piper Stone

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    I made my name and my fortune carrying out every hit with absolute precision. But this time it wasn’t a job, it was personal, and something went horribly wrong. This time there was a witness...
  • The Way We Are by Shandi Boyes

    The Way We Are by Shandi Boyes

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Seven years in heaven awarded me seven years in hell. I’ve admired Savannah Fontane since I saw her whizzing down our street on her hot pink bike with rainbow tassels taped on the handlebars. I was in awe someone so small could ride without training wheels, I asked my mom to remove mine that same afternoon. Savannah drew a rainbow heart on my cast the very next day...
    Categorized as:
    new adult  alpha male  angst  suspense  contemporary  dark
  • Solemn Vow by Measha Stone

    Solemn Vow by Measha Stone

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    She’s being blackmailed. Ordinarily, that wouldn't be my concern. But since it's her, someone will have to pay...
  • Blame It on the Shame: Part 3 by Ashley Jade

    Blame It on the Shame: Part 3 by Ashley Jade

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 7 ratings
    There's something lurking in all of us. Something we hide and shelter from those we love in order to protect them. A darkness we try to suppress because we're ashamed of who that makes us. Because that's the thing about Shame. It wounds us. It damages us. Or, for the few poor souls out there like me...it defines us. It's there—in the shadows, beneath the surface...just waiting...
  • Hunger by Monique Edenwood

    Hunger by Monique Edenwood

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    A Dark Love Story"As I struggle to unlock my gaze from the impertinent bridesmaid who doesn’t seem able to stop herself from giving me attitude, I contemplate the various ways in which I intend to teach the insolent little brat a lesson."GreysonThis wasn't supposed to happen.Every piece of my life has been planned out since the day I was born, calculated to the letter.I knew where I was headed...
  • A Lovely Obsession by Coralee June

    A Lovely Obsession by Coralee June

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    My guardian angel is a devil in disguise. He hates me. He protects me. He watches me. My stalker is obsessed with keeping me safe. He calls me his prettiest debt. An assassin in the notorious Bullet gang, he uses his empire to control my life. Everything I know is a lie. What started as a debt turned into something more. What started as regret turned into obsession...
  • A Deal with the Devil by Amelia Wilde

    A Deal with the Devil by Amelia Wilde

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 8 ratings
    A man can only have one great love, and mine was the sea.Until I pulled a half-drowned heiress out of the water. Until I kept her as mine. Until I hurt her to prove I didn't love her.Now we're surrounded. Dangerous pirates want to use her for their own purposes. I won't give her up that easy. I have a lifetime of treasure to protect. But with the ship going down, there's only thing I want to save...
  • Ruthless Prince by Piper Stone

    Ruthless Prince by Piper Stone

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Alexandra is a senator's daughter, used to mingling in the company of the rich and powerful, but tonight she will learn that there are men who play by different rules. Men like me. I could romance her. I could seduce her and then carry her gently to my bed. But that can wait...
  • Ruthless Sinner by Faith Summers, Khardine Gray

    Ruthless Sinner by Faith Summers, Khardine Gray

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    I’m the governor’s daughter and he’s a mafia boss in the Bratva. It was a no-brainer. I was forbidden to him and him to me. But when we met at his nightclub, I thought he was my prince charming. I couldn’t fight my attraction to the tattooed Russian god, any more than he could for me. Dante Levitsky is tall, dark and dangerously handsome with Mediterranean blue eyes you could swim in forever...
  • Angel's Promise by Aleatha Romig

    Angel's Promise by Aleatha Romig

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Everett Ramses came into my life like a hurricane on a dark New Orleans night. With a deep voice and penetrating gaze, his mere presence tingled my nerves and twisted my insides much like the city’s legendary stories of spirits and ghosts. As the ruler of New Orleans, Everett Ramses lives life hard and takes what he wants without apology.He wants me to be his queen...
  • One Night With Him: Jonathan and Monica's Story by C.D. Reiss

    One Night With Him: Jonathan and Monica's Story by C.D. Reiss

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Jonathan Drazen’s my billionaire boss.Or he was, until he fired me.Now he wants to make a bet.If I win, he’ll give me enough money to not care about this waitressing job.If he wins, I’m completely and utterly his for the night.I’m sworn off men, but I’ll take this wager. He’s hot enough to break some rules over.Besides, he’s still hung up on his ex-wife...
  • The Bratva's Captive by Jane Henry

    The Bratva's Captive by Jane Henry

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    For the Bratva, retribution is the law. An eye for an eye. A tooth for a tooth. A life for a life. But the man who killed my beloved deserves a fate worse than death. He’ll live knowing his only daughter was captured by a monster... That he’s utterly powerless to stop me. Olena Baranov will be my prisoner. My retribution. My undoing. Vengeance will be mine...
  • Harder Betrayal by Penelope Sky

    Harder Betrayal by Penelope Sky

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 18 ratings
    I knew a relationship with Cauldron wouldn't be easy.But I underestimated just how challenging it would be...
  • Guard Me by C. Hallman

    Guard Me by C. Hallman

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    She was a tiny little lamb that claimed my heart with one fearful look. I was her captor, the man responsible for breaking her, for preparing her for auction. She was taken, plucked right off the street and brought to me to be sold at the next auction. Rescuing her from my men was never part of the deal, and neither was bringing her up to my room...
  • Make Me by LP Lovell

    Make Me by LP Lovell

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    0.5 in The Kiss of Death Series. Prequel novella to Kill Me. At thirteen years old I was sold, doomed to become a sex slave. Nicholai Ivanov, boss of the Russian Bratva, gave me the ultimate gift. He saved me from a fate worse than death. He promised to make me strong, because only the strong survive, and the weak die, forgotten and inconsequential...
  • The Queen by Skye Warren

    The Queen by Skye Warren

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    I have one chance at a new life. A college education. A future outside of Tanglewood's dark walls. For a breathless moment it seems like I might actually escape. Then I get a phone call from home. Damon Scott is my own personal dragon, the fight I've always lost, the secret hope of my heart. And he needs my help right now. Only my mind can solve the puzzle...
    Categorized as:
    alpha male  new adult  angst  suspense  mafia  m-f  contemporary  dark
  • Amos y mazmorras: Segunda parte by Lena Valenti

    Amos y mazmorras: Segunda parte by Lena Valenti

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    Chegou a hora de encarar o tão aguardado torneio Dragões e Masmorras DS. Entregue-se aos combates. Liberte seus desejos. Na busca pela irmã desaparecida, a agente Cleo Connelly conseguiu se infiltrar no ultrassecreto torneio de práticas BDSM, o Dragões e Masmorras DS...
  • Violent Reign by Lili St. Germain

    Violent Reign by Lili St. Germain

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    OUT NOW!“You’ll do anything for love, won’t you? Too bad. There’s no love where you’re going.”Rome Montague has endured being shot, stabbed, and tortured. Now, he has to face his worst nightmare: the prospect of life without the woman he loves.Avery Capulet clutches a bouquet of flowers, her wedding dress fitted to cover the scars of her own horrific imprisonment...
  • Possessive Devil: A Dark Mafia Romance by B. B. Hamel

    Possessive Devil: A Dark Mafia Romance by B. B. Hamel

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Give me what I want and I'll obey.Calvino is a nightmare wrapped in a million dollar suit. He has eyes like the black between stars and his toned body is a sculptor's dream.And someone in his family murdered my cousin.When Calvino catches me drugging and stealing from his brother, my life hangs in the balance...
  • Scar by Liv Brywood

    Scar by Liv Brywood

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    I ruin everything I touch, and right now, all I want to touch is her...Demons lurk in the dark corners of my heart. My obsession with vengeance is a living, breathing monster in my soul. The moment Julia bursts into my clubhouse looking for protection, she’s doomed. Not because of the predators chasing her, but because of me...
  • Devil's Capture by A.F. Montoya

    Devil's Capture by A.F. Montoya

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    I never should’ve gotten involved with a biker.I just wanted a one night stand. Someone with experience who might make my first time memorable. I should’ve found a nice guy. Instead, I crawled into bed with the Devil himself. Now I need to figure out how to outrun the local MC and the president I let seduce me...
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