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08 February 2017


The Last Boss' Daughterby Sam Mariano

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Annabelle De Luca craved it. 

On the heels of her beloved father’s murder, betrayed by those closest to her, Annabelle had a choice to make: accept the man responsible and fall in line, or suffer the consequences. Never one to back down, she rejected her new stepfather—then spent years ignoring his best efforts to crush her spirit. 


Liam Hunt never needed it. 

Some people deny the darkest sides of themselves; Liam’s made a career out of his. Never once has he hesitated to pull the trigger, but an unexpected encounter with Annabelle leads to feelings he hasn’t experienced before—and doubts about his current assignment. 

Liam knows he should leave her alone, keep his head down, and do what he’s being paid to do, but he can’t bring himself to stay away. He’s the last person anyone would classify a hero, but he can’t shake the doomed desire to be hers. 

He shouldn’t want her. 

She shouldn’t trust him.

On a course set for utter devastation, can these forbidden lovers find their way to happily ever after? 

Inspired by the classic tale Snow White, The Last Boss' Daughter is a modernized, darker re-imagining.


Need a rescue from your arranged mob marriage? Call Liam Hunt!

Liam is indeed a good man to come rescue you, but I felt like I had to push past a shaky opening in order to fully settle into the book. Once I did, the book was entertaining and slightly dark. I have read darker stories, but this book isn't suppose to be those. It does include violence so do go thinking it's a light and fluffy contemporary either. There isn't a lot of crime in the book and most of the gritter elements happen off the page, but I don't feel like this is a bad thing. There is just enough to keep the book interesting without any overkill.

I enjoyed the bravado Annabelle has through out the story. She might be in a shitty situation that she can't get out of, but she does her best to stand up for herself. Liam comes along and helps to rescue her, but she doesn't just roll over and let him take complete control. I like that in a heroine especially one that was raised by a mob boss.

I think if you like the idea of a mafia romance but have been too scared of lots of violence and crime, this book is for you. It manages to hit some of the good stuff in the category without losing the entertainment factor.


**Available in Kindle Unlimited**

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