Ravage by Tillie Cole ~ Live & Review

Also in this series: Riot (Scarred Souls, #4)
Ravage by Tillie Cole ~ Live & ReviewAlso by this author:
Ravage (Scarred Souls, #3) by Tillie Cole
ISBN: 1250086299
Series: Scarred Souls
Published by St. Martin's Griffin on August 16th 2016
Genres: Dark, Romance, Mafia
Pages: 336
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five-stars

Taken by the Jakhua Clan as a teen, 194 was stripped of his name, his identity, and his freewill, meticulously honed to be a ruthless, soulless killing machine, trained solely to spill blood and stop hearts. This is a role he resents with every fiber of his being, but one he embraces to gain back the precious leverage the Georgians wield as their weapon of control: his younger sister, 152.
Mzia Kostava is in shock. After fleeing her mafia family's massacre in Georgia as a child, Mzia lives in secret, hiding from her enemies in the dark shadows of Manhattan. At age twenty-five, believing all her family is dead, word reaches Mzia that her brother Zaal is very much alive... and living with their family's greatest enemy: the Volkov Bratva in Brooklyn.
Yearning to be reunited with her beloved Zaal, Mzia risks her safety and anonymity for the brother she had mourned since childhood. But just as she reaches Zaal's apartment, Mzia is seized and taken captive by a strange man, who is strong, dark, and brutal... Unyielding, he demands her utter obedience as he locks her away in darkness. He is highly skilled in torture and inflicting pain, and demands to know everything about her brother Zaal and everything about her. He is a man that'll do anything to get what he wants.
Sometimes love requires the sacrifice and betrayal of those held most dear. But is finding one's true love worth committing the greatest sacrifice of all?

 

Review:

These books just keep getting more addicting. If that’s even possible. I think Reap is still my favorite but not by much. She did outstanding with Ravage. All of the Scarred Souls books are 5 stars and fantastic books. Diving into this world again was exciting and I couldn’t get enough. I’m kinda sad I binge read this one night. I want more! These men, even though they are a little bit broken and a whole lotta scary, I love them. That shouldn’t be a surprise though if you have seen my book boyfriend list (here). I like the big bad scary ones. Mafia books are ones I really like and these books are that plus so much more. I’m really into Tillie’s writing style and love how she does dark romance. It takes a lot of talent to pull of a well done dark romance book and she hits it on every level for me. If you liked Raze and Reap then you will love this one as well. It’s sooo good.

 

Don’t miss this series if you haven’t read them yet!

Raze (book 1)
Reap (book 2)
Ravage (book 3)

 

five-stars

About Tillie Cole

Tillie Cole hails from a small town in the North-East of England. She grew up on a farm with her English mother, Scottish father and older sister and a multitude of rescue animals. As soon as she could, Tillie left her rural roots for the bright lights of the big city.

After graduating from Newcastle University with a BA Hons in Religious Studies, Tillie followed her Professional Rugby player husband around the world for a decade, becoming a teacher in between and thoroughly enjoyed teaching High School students Social Studies before putting pen to paper, and finishing her first novel.

Tillie has now settled in Austin, Texas, where she is finally able to sit down and write, throwing herself into fantasy worlds and the fabulous minds of her characters.

Tillie is both an independent and traditionally published author, and writes many genres including: Contemporary Romance, Dark Romance, Young Adult and New Adult novels.

When she is not writing, Tillie enjoys nothing more than curling up on her couch watching movies, drinking far too much coffee, while convincing herself that she really doesn’t need that extra square of chocolate.

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