Author: Molly McAdams
Series: A Redemption Novel
Genre: Romantic Suspense
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4 Stars from Tiffany!
Not That Dark-But Good
For a non-dark writer/reader, this may seem like a darker book, however for a reader of the darker genre, M.S. Willis, CJ Roberts, Pepper Winters and Mary E. Palmerin, this is a tip toe into the dark side. However, I did like the story line and the curve balls Molly McAdams threw at her readers. This review may be vague to protect the storyline.
"He was my darkness. He was my own personal demon sent from hell."
And I liked him instantly. The minute one of these hardened men show a sliver of remorse for what they are doing or about to do, when there's still a conscience present, I'm all in. It makes the struggle real. As much as he has to, Lucas isn't the devil and doesn't want to be with this particular girl after he heard her sing. He was attracted to Briar's bravery, something he now has to strip from her.
Briar is in the wrong place at the wrong time and her life will never be the same. The "hardship" she knows is nothing like the others that surround her. While she wants nothing more than to go home, she sees that Lucas really isn't all he's pretending to be. There is something more about this dark soul. Something she is determined to find out. Briar grew on me because she wasn't a tough girl, yet pretended well when Lucas was around. She held her own when she needed to.
Blackbird is well written with a unique storyline which kept me quickly turning the pages. Molly McAdams did a great job with these characters, instantly drawing me to them. While it isn't the darkest book I've read, it's darker than others I have read from her and it worked. She gives her readers romance, action and sexy times when all is said and done. This is the first book in the Redemption series and you bet I'll be reading the next one.