by Ryan Michele
Prospect Andrew “Tug” Tugger wants two things.
One, to become a member of the Ravage Motorcycle Club, and two, Blaze, the sexy brunette whose eyes set him on fire.
Only one of those things is under his control, and he is done waiting.
It’s time to take what he wants.
Blaze has been running from her tragic past for over four years. She is finally feeling settled, after stripping her way through school and building a life in Sumner, her first safe haven. She keeps everyone at arm’s length, afraid to let anyone discover the secrets she holds within.
Tug sets out to make Blaze his, but will someone get burned in the process?
Will Blaze run again when her new world is threatened?
Or will she allow Tug to consume her?
Book 3 in the Ravage MC series. In my opinion this could be read as a standalone as each book is about different couple with separate threats and drama.
Andrew "Tug" Tugger is nearing the end of his year as a prospect and hopes to finally become a full member of the Ravage MC. Having left the Army, the transition back into civilian life was a hard one. The camaraderie and brotherhood the club provides is something he needs in his life. He has enjoyed club life to the full; including the women and the free sex available. That is until he met Blaze. He feels a strong pull towards the stripping Goddess and now no other woman can live up to the fantasies he has of her. Now he needs to make her his, even if it means going against the warnings from his club that she is off limits. Convincing her that they could be good for each other has become his top priority.
Blaze is on the run. Having left behind her old life 4 years ago, she found herself in Sumner and specifically in the office of Princess at X; the Ravage MC's strip club. When she arrived asking for help, Princess without asking questions helped her create a new persona, providing her with new I.D, social security number and a job. Since then she has become the star attraction at X, whilst keeping as low a profile as possible. She keeps herself to herself and the only friendships she has really made have been with Princess and particularly Casey. Men are totally off the menu. Too complicated and unwilling to understand her desire for emotional detachment. That is until a certain HOT biker refuses to take no for an answer.
Will Tug break down Blaze's walls? Will Blaze accept Tug's advances as genuine? Will they share with each other the ghosts of the past? and when the past catches up with them, will they be strong enough to fight it together?
Another good instalment in a very good MC series. This series has a really good balance between love and club politics and this story continues on that same tried and tested pathway. I like the fact that each book is a fresh start with a new couple and new threats, even though those of the past still linger in the background. The sex is hot and the violence and gritty element is balanced and doesn't feel forced.
I loved Tug. I had enjoyed his character in the previous book and I looked forward to finding out more about him; Ryan Michele didn't let me down. He is everything that you want in a biker. Alpha, hot, bossy, protective and with a super soft centre. He fights his own past by providing strength for those around him, in particular Blaze. I will be honest, I didn't quite connect as much with Blaze as I did with Casey in the last book. I appreciate that she was super damaged by her past and for that reason she struggled to form any emotional connections. However I did find the push and pull with Tug a little tiresome and I just wanted her to either go for it or walk away. She did however come into herself in the latter part of the book; I kind of think Ryan may have intentionally written her character this way though.
Ryan Michele's writing has a really easy style to it. It's clear, concise and very understandable. The amount of characters are just enough and the storyline's aren't so twisted and complicated that you become lost in the drama. I didn't like this book quite as much as Casey and GT's but that was always going to be a hard book to follow. However it was still a great read and as always she has set up the next book whilst leaving us guessing as to who the story will be about... how clever is that?
If you like me enjoy MC romance then you will love this series and the characters that Ryan has created. I now look forward to seeing who we get to read about next. Although to be honest I'm not fussy, they are all super hot!
Emma - 4 Crowns