Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Release Blitz & Book Review: A Shameless Little Bet by Meli Raine

A Shameless Little Bet
by Meli Raine
Series: The Shameless Series #3
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: June 5th, 2018

How do I prove a negative?

I need to prove Jane is innocent, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary.

Mirrors, smoke, and lies can conjure a truth that isn't real. Money, bribes, and power can twist reality. What we call proof is all an elaborate magic act.

So is love.

How do you prove you're in love? How can you know with unrelenting certainty that the person you can't live without really loves you?

It's all about what you believe. Who you believe. And I believe Jane. I love her. But it might be too late.

Or, worse-it might all be an illusion. If proof is just a magician's sleight of hand, then we're caught in a sick trick.

A deadly one.

One that doesn't end with applause.

But with a bang.

Read the stunning conclusion to the Shameless series as Jane and Silas fight against forces that conspire to keep them apart -- maybe forever.


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Half my mind is spinning with the relief of knowing she didn’t shoot Drew after he shot me. A cold-blooded operative would have. Well-trained people in the field stick to the mission, no matter what. If Jane had really, truly been part of some deep state plan, she would have taken her chance when Drew shot me and killed him on the spot.
She didn’t.
She dropped the gun, fell to her knees, and worried about me. Worried. The true test wasn’t one of love and caring.
It was one of violence. Of death. Of treason.
The love was extra.
But the love is all I care about now.
“I am so screwed,” I say, running my hand through my hair, pieces of loose asphalt sprinkling on my shoulders, my earpiece coming out.
“We knew the test was faulty.”
“The important part is that she’s cleared now.”
I bite back a contrary reply.
“Go,” Drew orders Duff. “Do whatever she says. Unless she cuts surveillance. Keep a team on her at all times. She’s more important now than ever.”
More important now than ever.
Drew’s got that right.
Not quite in the same way I feel it, though.
“That hurt more than you said it would, Foster,” I inform him. “Your test of Jane sucks.” It’s an accusation. He knows it. I’m talking about more than my chest.
He knows that, too.
We watch the cop car pull up, followed by a second police SUV, and then the long line of predictable law enforcement people, all responding to reports of gunshots.
“It always hurts more than we say it will. You’ll be bruised, but fine. The heart’s resilient,” he says as he walks over to deal with his mess.
He’d better be right.


A Shameless Little Con
by Meli Raine
Series: The Shameless Series #1
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A Shameless Little Lie
by Meli Raine
Series: The Shameless Series #2
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About the author:

Meli Raine writes romantic suspense with hot bikers, intense undercover DEA agents, bad boys turned good, and Special Ops heroes — and the women who love them.
Meli rode her first motorcycle when she was five years old, but she played in the ocean long before that. She lives in New England with her family.

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My review:

The conclusion to Jane’s story started where the previous book left off and I was on the edge of the seat clinging to hope and praying that everything would turn out okay. Now, I will not tell you how it developed but after that suspenseful ending of book #2 and the great start of this book, I felt a bit disappointed at how everything unfolded afterwards.

As far as I know, this was still supposed to be a romantic and suspenseful kind of story but although it was thrilling at some parts, it was rather lacking in the other compartment. If you’re looking for a romantic love story you’ll probably not be satisfied with this book or this series in general but you’ll absolutely get your fill of action. In my opinion, it just fell a bit flat here and could all have been done with two books.
‘My word isn’t enough for Silas.
My body isn’t enough for Silas.
My heart isn’t enough for him, either.
What is? When will I be good enough?
Never, I guess.’
Since I kind of guessed already who was behind all the stuff that happened to Jane – because come on, we got soooo many clues in the prior books and it was just really obvious – I felt the showdown somewhat lacking and the road to it unnecessary drawn out. I did like the reveals of more secrets and how complicated this net was spun but all in all it wasn’t as packing as I’d hoped it would be.

I liked Jane and Silas but this book was not my favorite of this series or this story of all the characters combined. What I am sure of though is that I CAN NOT WAIT for the next series!!! Oh my god! I can’t tell you anything about it but there’s a little peek at the end of this book and I am absolutely in!! Bring it on girl =)
‘None of us can protect a mind, and yet it’s the mind that is the most dangerous. Manipulation pushes people to the edge. It’s the edges that are the line between life and death. You can nudge someone from madness to action.
How much does it take?’
-- I voluntarily reviewed an ARC of this book given by Give Me Books Promotions. --

My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars
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