Title: Devil’s Vengeance
Author: Nina Levine
Series: Sydney Storm MC #3
Release Date: December 15, 2016
The Sydney Storm MC are back and war is coming.
Dating the sister of a friend is a bad move, but falling for the sister of your club’s greatest ally is the absolute worst move.
Especially when he makes it clear he doesn’t want a biker anywhere near her.
Nina Levine returns readers to the Sydney Storm MC with Devil’s Vengeance, Devil and Hailee’s sizzling story. From the moment we first met Devil earlier in the series, I’d been waiting to unravel this enigma of a man and Devil’s Vengeance definitely didn’t disappoint. Devil and Hailee were electric, their delicious chemistry and inexplicable connection obvious from the very start and their innate understanding of one another’s soul utterly captivating. I got lost in their sexy, sweet push and pull, eager to discover what made these two tick and wholly invested in their happy ending. Both independent and incredibly stubborn, Hailee and Devil shared plenty of sarcastic banter and the kind of filthy flirtation that kept me riveted to their story. Throw in some great new secondary characters like Hailee’s hilarious grandmother and all of the familiar MC faces and Nina Levine has written another exceptional MC romance with Devil’s Vengeance.
“If there’s one thing I’ve learnt in my thirty years, it’s that perfection doesn’t exist. Everyone’s story is filled with imperfection. And who am I to judge yours?”
Like all of the Storm women before her, Hailee was feisty, passionate and a force of nature all her own. I absolutely adored getting to know this multi-talented woman. Her unwavering compassion, kind heart, generous spirit and artistic soul made her incredibly enchanting. Beautiful inside and out, Hailee proved herself time and again to be the perfect match for Devil and I was in awe of her ferocity and loyalty. I enjoyed getting to know Hailee even better through her family, friends and bandmates. These peripheral relationships really shaped this character, giving her depth as well as adding plenty of heart and humor to the story. As Nina Levine developed this character over the course of the book, we got to see Hailee’s insecurities and vulnerabilities rise to the surface. It was these raw and honest moments where Hailee felt so incredibly tangible that allowed me to connect with her so completely and had me rooting for her and Devil to find their happily ever after.
“I think we meet people when we’re supposed to. When we need them.”
Devil has had me intrigued from the moment he first appeared in the series and I knew that whatever his story was, it would captivate me. Nina Levine definitely delivered, revealing this character to be a man who was equal parts charming and fierce with an incredible capacity for love. Devil was delightfully dirty and all kinds of alpha with a surprisingly sweet side that was totally adorable – the complete book boyfriend package all wrapped up in ink and dipped in bad decisions that had me swooning from page one. While there were definitely aspects of Devil’s history that I felt needed a bit more exploration, I enjoyed getting to know the pieces of his past that made him who he was. Plus, seeing Devil with his family opened my eyes to an entirely new side of this character and gave me an even greater appreciation for the kind of man he was below the stereotypical MC surface. Devil is definitely up there on my list of all-time favorite Storm men.
“Why do we continue to love those who cut our hearts out and let them bleed all over the floor while telling us they really do love us?”
As far as the storyline goes, this novel seemed to have less action and adventure, making Devil and Hailee’s story more about their emotional journey and the strategic aspect of club business than the heart-pounding, gut-wrenching chaos some of the other books have thrived upon. For that reason, the pacing is a bit slower, but not in a negative way. As always, I enjoyed seeing more of King, Hyde and the rest of the Storm MC crew. The overarching MC storyline just seems to get more and more tangled the further into the series we go and it has me itching to find out what will happen next. Nina Levine also set up Hyde’s book, dishing out just enough detail to get me hungry for more of his story, as well as teasing at King’s incredibly complicated past. With her scorching interludes, witty dialogue, heartfelt emotion and intriguing club dynamics, Nina Levine has only managed to sink her hooks deeper into me. I adored Devil and Hailee’s story and I can’t wait to see more of this couple in the future along with all of my favorite biker BBFs as the Sydney Storm MC continues to fight for love and brotherhood.
I decided to be completely up-front with my thoughts. “Are you just after sex here? I mean, if you are, I’m on board with that, but I’d rather know going in what this is rather than thinking it could be more when that’s not what you’re thinking.”
He smiled harder and leant forward so he could kiss me. His lips on mine blazed a line of hunger along my skin. Every inch of me wanted more. And he didn’t disappoint.
Parting my lips, he deepened the kiss, his tongue searching for mine. He took my face in his hands, and his body slid across the lounge towards mine until we were touching.
I wanted to crawl into his lap and never let him end this kiss.
I wanted to rip his shirt off and put my hands all over his body.
God, I wanted to do so many dirty things to him—things I’d never done to another man, but had dreamt of.
“Darlin’,” he rasped, pulling his mouth from mine, which made me want to cry out my disappointment. “We need to stop this now or else I’m not gonna be able to stop. I’d happily fuck you on this lounge if it’s what you wanted, but I doubt it is.”
I took hold of his face. “I need your lips on mine for at least another five minutes, and if you can’t control yourself, that’s on you.” My words came out on a huff of bossy breathlessness, because that’s what a kiss from Devil did to me. I could only imagine what sleeping with him would do. Hell, he might cause me to stop breathing all together.
His eyes widened a fraction before he grinned. “Jesus, you’re something else, woman.”
And then he gave me what I wanted.
And I knew what his answer would be about whether this was just sex or not.
This was never going to just be about sex.
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Don’t miss the rest of the series:
Relent (Sydney Storm MC #1)
Nitro’s Torment (Sydney Storm MC #2)
Hyde’s Absolution (Sydney Storm MC #4) – Releasing June 20, 2017
King’s Wrath (Sydney Storm MC #5) – Releasing July 18, 2017
King’s Reign (Sydney Storm MC #6) – Release Date TBD
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Gypsy at heart.
USA Today Bestselling author who writes about alpha men & the women they love.
When I’m not creating with words you will find me planning my next getaway, visiting somewhere new in the world, having a long conversation over coffee and cake with a friend, creating with paper or curled up with a good book and chocolate.
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I’ve been writing since I was twelve. Weaving words together has always been a form of therapy for me especially during my harder times. These days I’m proud that my words help others just as much as they help me.
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