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  • Eulogy by Rachel Van Dyken

    Eulogy by Rachel Van Dyken

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 20 ratings
    The next book in the internationally bestselling mafia series… All is lost. All. I don't recognize myself in the mirror anymore. My thoughts are filled with hatred and dripping with rage. I've lost my soul. She took it to the depths of Hell with her and haunts me with images of what could have been. Sixty lives are mine to take. Sixty lives stand in the way of my vengeance...
  • 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...
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    new adult  suspense  mafia  angst  m-f  contemporary  dark
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  • The American by Jodi Ellen Malpas

    The American by Jodi Ellen Malpas

    Rated: 4.76 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Book 5 of the Unlawful Men...
  • The Black Wolf by J.A. Redmerski

    The Black Wolf by J.A. Redmerski

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    -Series Reading Order-#1 - KILLING SARAI#2 - REVIVING IZABEL#3 - THE SWAN & THE JACKAL#4 - SEEDS OF INIQUITY#5 - THE BLACK WOLF--- Since devastating secrets were uncovered by Nora Kessler, Niklas Fleischer and Victor Faust have been divided as business partners and brothers...
  • 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...
  • Code Name: Pisces by Janie Crouch

    Code Name: Pisces by Janie Crouch

    Rated: 4.58 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    My code name is Pisces. The stars say I’m independent, wise, and intuitive.Still waters run deep. I’m the leader of Zodiac Tactical’s guardian unit. We’re the bodyguards—the ones who stand toe to toe with danger and refuse to give any ground. We protect people who need it most.But what if who needs it most is a spoiled diva?I don’t normally take on movie stars...
  • Wicked Knight by Tracy Lorraine

    Wicked Knight by Tracy Lorraine

    Rated: 4.37 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 19 ratings
    USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you a new dark mafia, high school bully romance series.The truth is meant to set you free… but not my truth.Mine has sent me deeper and darker, feeding my need for revenge. I want blood for those who wronged me and my family. And my so-called truth is ripping me apart, in a way lies never could...
  • 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
  • Road To Ruin by Callie Hart, Jonny James

    Road To Ruin by Callie Hart, Jonny James

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    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...
  • Savage Sin: Bellamy Brothers 1 by Helen Hardt

    Savage Sin: Bellamy Brothers 1 by Helen Hardt

    Rated: 4.71 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Enter a world of mystery, suspense, sin, and heart-wrenching emotion with Helen Hardt's new series!In prison, they called him Savage.Falcon Bellamy spent years locked up for a crime he didn’t commit, which shattered his dream of serving his country as a Navy SEAL. When he's granted early parole to help with a family emergency, he’s determined to reclaim his life...
  • 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...
  • Copper by K. Webster

    Copper by K. Webster

    Rated: 4.56 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    From USA Today Bestselling Author K Webster, comes a new MC dark standalone novel!I’m a Fed.Rigid. Rule follower. One of the good guys. I uphold the law…when it suits me.My loyalty lies first with my brother, Koyn, and secondly with his motorcycle club.Jeremy Koynakov was the man I used to be. I’m Copper now. For a decade, I aided my brother in his quest for revenge. We thirsted for vengeance...
  • Lone Star by Lauren Gilley

    Lone Star by Lauren Gilley

    Rated: 4.56 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    From London, England to Amarillo, Texas, Michelle Calloway – now Michelle Snow – has spent her whole life with the Lean Dogs Motorcycle Club. The last two years, she’s served as the first lady of the Texas chapter, keeping the books and overseeing the club’s expanding legitimate businesses, including the bar named for her husband: Tastes Like Candy...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Revenge by Tijan

    The Revenge by Tijan

    Rated: 4.35 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    The Revenge is the taut, edgy, sexy, explosive conclusion to The Insiders trilogy by New York Times and USA Today bestseller Tijan!Bailey and Kash were used to living in the shadows. Now they are thrust into the public eye. Together, they can do anything, but undeniable danger and seemingly insurmountable challenges threaten the love and passion that binds them.1...
  • 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...
  • Children of Ambition by J.J. McAvoy

    Children of Ambition by J.J. McAvoy

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Children of Vice #2 "Show me a strong woman and I’ll show you the scars on her soul that made her so.” Everything I’ve done, everything I will do…no remorse. The world is a vicious place for a woman. It’s even crueler to the daughter of the Ceann na Conairte—discarded, married off, left powerless… But I am no ordinary daughter of the mafia...
  • Club Mafia – The Demon: A Dark Mafia Romance by Stella Andrews

    Club Mafia – The Demon: A Dark Mafia Romance by Stella Andrews

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    They call me The Demon for a reason and Eliza Ortega is about to find out why.A runaway mafia princess who stumbled from one nightmare to an even bigger one.She has something I want and I intend on collecting.I will stop at nothing to deliver my promise and if there are casualties I will consider it a good day at the office.My hobby is testing limits...
  • Heads You Lose by Bea Paige

    Heads You Lose by Bea Paige

    Rated: 4.35 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Beast…Beast in name. Beast in nature.Once upon a time Tales was my home.I was the second in command and the best goddamn fighter the club had ever seen.I fought. I won.Every. Damn. Time.Until one day I lost trying to protect the princess from the true monster of this f*cked-up fairy tale.She shunned me, sent me away.Now I’m back to tell her the truth, not some tale full of half-truths and lies...
  • 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...
  • Captive Heart: Armani by Stella Gray

    Captive Heart: Armani by Stella Gray

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Nothing lasts forever… except the Bellanti’s hatred for the Bruno family.My family prepared me to fight.My best friend taught me loyalty.My husband showed me who I am.And now I’m caught between them all.The thing about secrets is that they always come out.The past is never gone.No one expected it to explode.I finally understand why my life led me here...
  • Coercion by Amelia Wilde

    Coercion by Amelia Wilde

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 12 ratings
    There’s a fight to the death… and a fight for his heart.COERCION is book three in the Controlling Interest trilogy. Find out what happens in the explosive conclusion of Will Leblanc’s emotional story...
  • Charlie by Siobhan Davis

    Charlie by Siobhan Davis

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 19 ratings
    Demi Dropping out of college senior year was never part of my plan. But Dad needs me, and I'd move mountains for the only parent I’ve ever known—even working for the company that fired him. My boss, Charlie, is determined to make my life a living hell, availing of every opportunity to undermine my confidence, to humiliate and threaten me...
  • After the Fall Special Edition by Giana Darling

    After the Fall Special Edition by Giana Darling

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    From Wall Street Journal bestselling author Giana Darling comes an angst-filled romance about what happens after the happily-ever-after for a bad boy biker and the woman he corrupted...I was settin’ up to live a good life, the kinda life I’d fought hard to deserve...
  • Beloved (Montavio Brotherhood) by Jane Henry

    Beloved (Montavio Brotherhood) by Jane Henry

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 8 ratings
    The moment I meet Ricco Montavio, my world tilts on its axis.Hotter than hell and maddeningly dominant, he’s suddenly in my world on the regular: in my massage studio, at my daughter’s preschool, on my front porch, in my every waking thought…Why me?I’m a rule follower...
  • Vengeful Devilette by Kylie Kent

    Vengeful Devilette by Kylie Kent

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Izzy It’s funny how the things we most desire are usually the same things we’re meant to avoid. Just like Eve’s temptation with that damned apple, Mikhail Petrov is the one person I can’t seem to resist. Even though our union incites war in the streets of New York, causing more bloodshed than the city’s seen in a long time...
  • 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...
  • Taken by Him by S.R. Jones

    Taken by Him by S.R. Jones

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    He took me like a thief in the night, but I was already his from the moment I laid eyes on him. Maxim Volkov. A name I had never heard before but one that my heart now beats for.He’s not an easy man to love. He’s hard. Brutal. Unforgiving. A weapon forged in the fire and pain of his early life. I will take that weapon and use it to bring down all who betrayed me...
  • It's Our Secret by W. Winters

    It's Our Secret by W. Winters

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    From romance author Willow Winters comes a USA Today best-selling emotionally gripping, standalone, romantic suspense. Allison: It was only a little lie.That’s how stories like these get started.But with every lie I told, he saw through it.I think in his heart he knew I was broken; he felt my pain as if it was his.And that’s what changed everything.He’s the reason it all fell apart...
  • Nicoli: Dark Mafia Romance by Bella J

    Nicoli: Dark Mafia Romance by Bella J

    Rated: 4.35 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    I’ve never had a life.I’m not talking about the freedom money can buy because I have that in spades.I’m talking about the freedom a girl gets from growing up with four overprotective Del Rossa men…which is zero.Zero freedom to have a social life. Zero freedom to date.Men in this city know better than to look my way...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Bayou Never Tells by Chelley St. Clair

    The Bayou Never Tells by Chelley St. Clair

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    The only thing darker than the waters of the Louisiana bayou are the secrets it holds. I’d know—I’ve buried more than a few myself.She was supposed to be one of them.I was the boy who never had a chance, an orphan recruited by the devil himself, until the family I never knew gave me something to live for...
  • Thy Kingdom Come by Monica James

    Thy Kingdom Come by Monica James

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Monsters are real.When I was five years old, I watched my mother take her last breath-a breath three monsters stole from her.I never chose this life. My father says it's my birthright, but all I see is a curse. It's because of the Kelly name my mum was slain by the Doyles-our enemies in Dublin, the fellas livin' on borrowed time.All of Belfast fears my family, especially me...
  • 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...
  • Followed by the Dark by Danah Logan

    Followed by the Dark by Danah Logan

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    The Dark follows everywhere. She used to be The Bulldog; but she lost her bite. He buried the one person he should've protected; now, his life is driven by anger and revenge. Together they're toxic for each other, but neither can deny that something is there. FBTD is an age gap, enemies to lovers dark romance.★ The complete blurb will be revealed with the cover...
  • Wrath by Eva Charles

    Wrath by Eva Charles

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    From USA Today bestselling author Eva Charles comes the stunning conclusion to A Sinful Empire.I should have seen it coming.But I was too busy drowning in her essence.Enjoying every lush curve.Hanging onto each duplicitous word that tumbled from her sultry lips.Even now, with the cards on the table and the secrets exposed, I crave her.Every traitorous inch of her delectable body.She’s mine...
  • 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
  • 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 Reckless Note by Lisa Renee Jones

    A Reckless Note by Lisa Renee Jones

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    “I can chase you, and I can catch you, but there is nothing I can do to make you mine.” ― Morrissey It all started with a note, just a simple note hand written by a woman I didn't know, never even met. But in that note is perhaps every answer to every question I've ever had in my life. And because of that note, I travel thousands of miles. I look for her, but find him...
  • 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...
  • Son of a Gun: A Marked Men and The Point crossover novel by Jay Crownover

    Son of a Gun: A Marked Men and The Point crossover novel by Jay Crownover

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Heavy is the head that inherits the crown. The only thing on Daire Archer’s mind when she pulled a disappearing act on Christmas was proving she was worthy of being her father's daughter. She was born an Archer, which was a blessing and a curse, and Daire was determined to show everyone she deserved to carry the legacy that came with her name...
  • 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...
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