The Broken Pieces of Us
by M.N. Forgy
Babs is no stranger to the MC world. As an ol’ lady, she takes the hell that comes with it and dishes it out times two. When things take a turn for the worst, it leaves her questioning just how equipped she is for the hell she lives. She thought her marriage with Locks was it; that she had it all. But the past has a way of sneaking up and tearing life apart. Finding herself trapped as Locks’ ol’ lady, with the threat she will be his till the grave, her world spirals out of control. The only person risking it all to save her is the last person she thought would care: Bull.
The president of the Devil’s Dust MC, Bull, is good at running women off and is even better at pissing off his brothers. When he sees the way his vice-president is treating his ol’ lady, he tries to keep his thoughts to himself. The one thing Bull insists on in his club is respect and loyalty: respect for the patch, respect for your brother, and loyalty to the club. However, after finding Babs in a harsh predicament after a run in with Locks, he can’t help but step in.
Crossing lines and hurdling around life’s unpredictability, will they find refuge in each other or will they have to endure what life gives them?
Warning: This is not your typical happily ever after. Previously found in the Unsound anthology.
Book 2.5 in the Devil's Dust MC series. This Novella should be read after book 1 & 2 as it contains spoilers, as indeed will this review. Stop reading this NOW if you haven't read them already.
Towards the end of The Scars That Define Us, we found out that Bull had been having an affair with Bab's; the wife of his VP Locke. This novella tells their story. The book starts just prior to What Doesn't Destroy Us. It explains how Bab's met Locke, the eventual change in him and their marriage. We understand how her relationship developed with Bull and the true love story it became. It makes the eventual end of their relationship all the more heartbreaking.
You really get to see Bull the man, rather than Bull the MC president in this instalment; and it's an eye opener. He came across as a rough, tough biker in the previous books and of course to some extent he is. However this book digs deeper and you get to know exactly how he feels about the various events that he played a pivotal role in. You also see him fall in love with a woman that by his own club's rules is untouchable. He gave up one woman for his club, he has no intentions of doing it again.
You will fall in love with these 2 characters because you get to know them on a deeper level in this book. When they are eventually torn apart you will feel your heart breaking so much more than you did the first time round. You will understand them as people and you will appreciate the love they have in one another.
The last part of this book deals with the aftermath of the tragic events that occurred in book 2, however I am going to let you read that yourself. As a Reader you don't think that Bull and Bab's story is one that necessarily needed to be expanded on. Well done M.N Forgy for not only recognising it as being important in the series story arc, but for telling it with such eloquence. I love the new character you have introduced and I am interested to see where this will lead. I also sincerely hope that Bull gets his HEA; he deserves it. I now look forward to Bobby's book. He has always given the light relief in this series but I am guessing you may be about to make his life a little tougher.
This series is one of the best out there and I can't recommend it enough to lovers of the MC romance genre. The Broken Pieces of Us is a MUST READ novella in a MUST READ series.
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