Thursday, June 16, 2016

Book Review, Giveaway: Filthy Bastard by Emily Minton & Shelley Springfield

Title: Filthy Bastard
Series: Grim Bastards MC
Authors: Emily Minton & Shelley Springfield
Genre: MC Romance
Release Date: June 10, 2016 
Cover Artist: Cover Me Darling

She's a poor little rich girl.
With a vindictive mother and an obsessed brother-in-law, all Adyson Sloan wants is a little freedom—for her and her sister. She dreams of having a little room to breathe and making her own choices. But when she's kidnapped by the Grim Bastards MC, freedom comes at a much higher price. Terrified, but determined to get back to her sister, Addy’s plans are ruined when she falls for a bastard with a chip on his shoulder.
He's a bastard without a heart.
Sergeant at Arms Brew Decker plays by his own rules. To him, nothing is sacred but the brotherhood. He lives and dies by the club and would do anything for them—even kidnap an innocent woman. After all, she's merely a pawn in the bigger game. But everything changes when he meets Addy. Suddenly, he'd do anything for his captive.
Can love between a rich girl and a bastard survive without someone losing it all?

My Rating:

Favorite Quotes:

Unlike my mom and dad, Hoss would love Trix not matter what.  She could spend the rest of her life as a lunch lady at the local elementary school, and he'd wear a smile. 

She will fight until she realizes she's just wasting her breath.  Then, she'll agree to whatever he is saying and go behind his back and do what she wants anyway. 

I can get what you're willing to give me any time, but I only want it from you.

My Review:

In Filthy Bastard, some of the characters in the story are filthy rich, other characters are rat bastards, other characters are MC members of a group known as Grim Bastards, and some characters are both filthy rich bastards.  Filthy Bastard is a hybrid genre of an intense and gritty MC and an erotic romance with elements of suspense.  It was cringe-worthy, angsty, heartbreaking, and highly sensual.  The first third of the book followed the same timeline and storyline as the first book of the series, Dirty Bastard, while being even more gruesome and disquieting.  The back-stories were intriguing and the story was well paced, although unsettling and disconcerting.  While they held my attention and kept me curious and involved, I am relieved to be finished and looking forward to reading lighter fare. 

Empress DJ

USA Today Bestselling author, Emily Minton is a Kentucky native. She is proud to call the Bluegrass State home. She claims she bleeds blue–Wildcat Blue! She has been married to her husband, David, for over twenty years. They share two wonderful children. Emily loves to read and has more books on her kindle than most people could read in a lifetime, but she intends to read every single one. She has published nine books, but there are many more are floating around in her head. She hopes to get them all on paper before long. She loves sharing her dreams with her readers.

Shelley was born and raised in Kentucky and doesn't see herself leaving the bluegrass state anytime soon. Shelley and her husband have been together for sixteen years, and they share three beautiful daughters and one handsome son.Although Grim Bastards is her first published novel, she has been a fan of romance reads for many, many years. Shelley loves all sorts of genres of romance but Contemporary, New Adult, and Romantic Comedy are her all-time favorites.


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