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  • Sinners Condemned by Somme Sketcher

    Sinners Condemned by Somme Sketcher

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 52 ratings
    No good ever comes from a red-head in a stolen dress with her worldly possessions at her feet.I should have known she was trouble when smoke and sin followed her into my bar and she challenged me to a game.She may have won my watch, but she started a war.As she slipped my Breitling off my wrist and onto her own, she gleefully announced she was the luckiest girl in the world...
  • Filthy Hot by Serena Akeroyd

    Filthy Hot by Serena Akeroyd

    Rated: 4.53 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 18 ratings
    The second our eyes meet, I feel it.The ticking clock.It's only a matter of time before we come together.Before the heat that arcs between us turns into a conflagration. But he's a mobster. An O’Donnelly. His notoriety is legendary. I'm a journalist. I expose men like him, which is how I built my reputation. Manipulating the truth is how the Five Points forged their name...
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  • The Truth About Lies by Aly Martinez

    The Truth About Lies by Aly Martinez

    Rated: 4.51 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Truth: From over a thousand miles away, I watched on the screen of my phone as two men murdered my wife. And I was helpless to save her. Consumed by hate and rage, I spent four years running from my memories. Until a shattered woman gave me a reason to stop. Cora lived in a nightmare, but through sheer force of will, she’d turned it into something beautiful...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Once A Crime Lord by Mia Knight

    Once A Crime Lord by Mia Knight

    Rated: 4.47 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 24 ratings
    It all ends here. It’s been two years since the Pyre family was ripped apart by a sadistic killer who will stop at nothing to take Gavin Pyre’s position as crime lord of the Las Vegas underworld...
  • 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...
  • Sinners Consumed by Somme Sketcher

    Sinners Consumed by Somme Sketcher

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 56 ratings
    My world is on fire, and I’m obsessed with the girl who lit the match.Bloodied knuckles and a lifeless body at my feet confirm it: Penny is my demise.My gentlemanly facade is nothing but a memory.My sins are seeping through my shirt like ink.I tried to leave her. Couldn’t do it.I tried to snuff the life out of her. Couldn’t do that, either...
  • 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...
  • When Villains Rise by Giana Darling

    When Villains Rise by Giana Darling

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 28 ratings
    From Wall Street Journal bestselling author Giana Darling comes the conclusion to the Anti-Heroes in Love duet, a gripping mafia romance about the capo who will risk everything to keep the woman he loves safe...I am the hero no one wanted...I was a murderer.One of the cruelest and wealthiest men in New York City.Dante Salvatore, capo of capos.Yet I had one weakness.Elena Lombardi...
  • The Dark Bones by Loreth Anne White

    The Dark Bones by Loreth Anne White

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    She’s come back to solve the mystery of her father’s death and confront her own dark past. When Detective Rebecca North left her rural hometown, she vowed never to return. Her father’s apparent suicide has changed that. The official report is that retired cop Noah North shot himself, knocked over a lantern, and set his isolated cabin ablaze. But Rebecca cannot believe he killed himself...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Becoming Noah Baxter by J.M. Sevilla

    Becoming Noah Baxter by J.M. Sevilla

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 23 ratings
    Jay and Lily complete each other in ways no one else ever could, teaching one another things about themselves they wouldn't have known otherwise, but is it enough? Can two people from entirely different worlds find a way to make it last? Even if their love is strong enough, they still have an obstacle standing in their way...
  • 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...
  • Becoming His by Ami Van

    Becoming His by Ami Van

    Rated: 4.45 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    Derrick King He and his brothers are the ruthless heads of a crime family. KINGS. They’ve built their empire to become what it is today, collecting fortune and power, bending rules and taking out whoever stood in their way. Tall, dark and sinfully gorgeous, Derrick as head of the family never went to bed alone yet never slept in a bed with any woman either...
  • 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...
  • Murder Girl by Lisa Renee Jones

    Murder Girl by Lisa Renee Jones

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    New York Times bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones returns with the second book in her electrifying series featuring Lilah Love, an FBI profiler who doesn’t fight her dark side—she embraces it. It’s Lilah Love’s job to inhabit a killer’s mind. The unapologetically tough FBI profiler is very comfortable there. But her latest case is making her head spin...
  • Code Name: Gemini by Janie Crouch, Danielle M. Haas

    Code Name: Gemini by Janie Crouch, Danielle M. Haas

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Tasha Volkov has been on the run for three years from a brutal cartel who want her her family.She already paid a heavy price for crossing them, and has the scars to prove it. Her only choice is to keep running, even if the tiny town of Pine Valley feels more like home to her than anywhere else she's ever been...
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    suspense  military  mystery  mafia  dark  contemporary
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cold Silence by Toni Anderson

    Cold Silence by Toni Anderson

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Read the next edge-of-your-seat Romantic Thriller from New York Times bestselling author, Toni Anderson.FBI Hostage Rescue Team member Shane Livingstone is frustrated when an injury sidelines him during an operation to catch a sadistic killer. A killer who auctions off vicious ways to torture his victims and screens the events for money on the dark web...
  • 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...
  • Murder Girl by Lisa Renee Jones

    Murder Girl by Lisa Renee Jones

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    New York Times bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones returns with the second book in her electrifying series featuring Lilah Love, an FBI profiler who doesn’t fight her dark side—she embraces it. It’s Lilah Love’s job to inhabit a killer’s mind. The unapologetically tough FBI profiler is very comfortable there. But her latest case is making her head spin...
  • 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...
  • Severed Ties: A Dark Stalker Romance by Montana Fyre

    Severed Ties: A Dark Stalker Romance by Montana Fyre

    Rated: 4.36 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    I’ve spent my whole life running. Running from the sins of my father. Running from my family. Running in the opposite direction of anything that could hurt me. But when it comes time to run for my life, I realize that’s the last thing I want to do. And the man that’s been lurking in the shadows, the one I could feel but could never see, wont allow me to. Tommy wants to own 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...
  • Deliver Us From Evil by Monica James

    Deliver Us From Evil by Monica James

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Monsters are real…and that monster is me.I’ve surrendered. I have no other choice.With Babydoll gone, I’m going to do whatever it takes to find her.I will lie.Cheat.Murder…and I’ll do so with a smile.I’ll even sell my soul to the devil…because that’s who my father, Sean Kelly, is. He won’t stop until Belfast is his. He knows I’m at my breaking point...
  • 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...
  • Blowback by Monica James

    Blowback by Monica James

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    This was supposed to be simple. Vengeance was mine. But I should know by now that nothing in life is easy.My endgame has changed all because I met someone who wishes I was dead. Yet her hatred is the only thing saving her from The Big Bad. My lies protect her, so the harder she hates, the safer she is.The thing about love and hate—it skates a very thin line. I need to stay away...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Woman with the Scar by Jessica Gadziala

    The Woman with the Scar by Jessica Gadziala

    Rated: 4.35 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    He was not the kind of man meant to fall in love. He was the proud enforcer of the Costa Family who perhaps enjoyed the violent, bloody parts of his job a bit too much.All that changed, though, when he was put on a job that had him crossing paths with a woman who changed everything.She was not the kind of woman to have hope. The life she found herself trapped in had very little to look forward to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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
  • War and his Queen by Amo Jones

    War and his Queen by Amo Jones

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    The Elite Kings Club left a trail of fear behind every person who whispered their names throughout the centuries that they’d existed. They were the product of every nightmare you were told as a child, only now, they don’t go bump in the night. They race modified cars, throw parties to conceal their morbid games, and leave behind the kind of chaos that can never be tamed...
  • Dirty Ledger by Alta Hensley, Livia Grant

    Dirty Ledger by Alta Hensley, Livia Grant

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 8 ratings
    I’ve always chased after the bad boy. I just wasn’t prepared to actually catch one.He crashed into my life in my hour of need with his dark agendas, whispers, and lies. Dirty and dangerous, he’s the keeper of the worst kind of secrets, and now he owns mine. I’ve been thrust into the middle of a war I know nothing about, and he’s my only lifeline to safety...
  • The Party is Over by Lisa Renee Jones

    The Party is Over by Lisa Renee Jones

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Sometimes a girl just has to get stabby...Lilah has sworn she's done with that side of her personality.Then again, maybe not...
  • Adrenaline by A.L. Woods

    Adrenaline by A.L. Woods

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 7 ratings
    Four years ago, I betrayed his trust.He retaliated by breaking my heart.Adam Ryan had secrets.The kind better off where they belonged.Buried.As an urban explorer, I’m not afraid of a little trouble.But when I venture to the one place Adam forbade me from, I get more than I bargained for.Him and his friends.Along with their threats.Their violence.And their lust.Adam might claim to still hate me...
    Categorized as:
    suspense  cruel hero  bondage  angst  new adult  mystery  bdsm  dark
  • Wicked and Bare by Shayla Black

    Wicked and Bare by Shayla Black

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Join Matt and Madison for the conclusion of their Wicked Lovers: Soldiers For Hire love story. Coming July 18, 2023!**Wicked and Bare is part of the Wicked Lovers: Soldiers for Hire romantic suspense series. Stories in this series are told in a duet of two full-length novels. Each duet can be read as a standalone...
  • 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...
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