Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Review ~ Dangerous Flames (Mafia Hearts #1) by Wendy Ely

Back from spending her teen years in Italy, Gabrielle Medini wants answer to the hard questions. She quickly learns that the Mafia still has a hand in controlling society and her father is the Don of the largest mob organization in the area. When a hit order is taken out on her father and one of his members will be doing the killing, Gabi’s mother demands Gabi’s disappearance. For good. This time she refuses to go alone.

The Mafia doesn’t seem so glamorous any more. Not sure what Mik’s role in her father’s crime family is but sure he is involved, Gabrielle has reason to believe that her secret love's safety is in jeopardy too.

Mikolas Russo is one hit away from becoming part of the Medini crime family. But is this what he really wants? Killing people for money is what he has been trained to do even though he’d give anything to trade the nightmares for sweet dreams of the forbidden Gabrielle. Thinking he has the chance to reveal his feelings to her, he arrives at her house to find her brandishing a loaded gun, ready to take control.

Will the truth fulfill her desires, or will Mikolas be the one to shatter everything?
I love Wendy Ely's books and this is no exception. Dangerous Flames is full of passion, suspense and Romance. The suspense keeps you on the edge of you seat leaving you dying to find out more.

Dangerous Flames is about Gabrielle, whose father, Enrico, is head of a Mafia family. Enrico had spent Gabrielle' s entire life keeping her away in order to protect her. Gabrielle was strong, caring, loving but almost naive at what being in mafia really consisted of.

Mikolas, whom was the son of Enrico's right hand man, Leon, had been trained from age 12 to be apart of the family. Mikolas was a hit man for the family. Gabrielle and Mikolas were best friends before Gabrielle got sent away. Mikolas had loved Gabrielle for years but Enrico had made it very clear what would happen to anyone involved with his daughter. Mikolas was dangerous but also loyal, protective, strong, determined, supportive and passionate.

When a hit was put on Enrico' s head, Gabrielle' s mother sent her away once again for her own safety. Gabrielle "kidnapped" Mikolas to go with her. They had to work through their issues while facing a troublesome reality. This book was hot and steamy as well as a wonderful romance suspense story. I can't wait to read more by Wendy Ely.
Disclosure: This ebook was provided to me free of charge for the sole purpose of an honest review. All thoughts, comments, and ratings are my own.

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