Thursday, August 10, 2017

[Review + Excerpt Tour] Beneath the Truth by Meghan March

 

From USA Today bestselling author Meghan March comes the final sexy standalone set in the Beneath world of New Orleans.

I used to believe there were lines in life you don't cross.
Don't lie. Don't cheat. Don't steal.
Until I learned people don't always practice what they preach.
I turned in my badge and gun and walked away from everything.
Then I got the call no one wants, and I’m back in New Orleans.
What I don't expect is for her to be here too.
Another line you don’t cross?
Don't touch your best friend’s little sister.
She's always been off-limits. 
Too bad I don't follow the rules anymore.


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Wham. My heart slammed against my ribs as it sped up about twenty beats per minute.
The heat and delicious woodsy citrus scent radiating from his body did good things to me. Things that made me want to do very bad things to him. I wasn’t a seventeen-year-old virgin anymore. I knew my way around a man, but I had to admit, the hipsters in Cali had nothing on a homegrown Louisiana man like Rhett.
When he spoke, he leaned in so close that I could feel his breath on my ear. “You missed that shot on purpose.”
My gaze jumped from the sexy five o’clock shadow shading his jaw to his piercing green eyes.
“Wha-what are you talking about?” I smacked myself mentally when my old stammer kicked in. Of course he would cause it.
“That shot. You missed on purpose. I saw you adjust at the last minute. Why?”
I swallowed the saliva pooling in my mouth and decided to take the safest exit from this situation. Lying.
“Cue slipped.”
His eyes narrowed on me. “You’re lying and you’re terrible at it, just like you’ve always been.” He reached up and pressed his thumb to my left eyebrow. “You get a twitch right here.”
Oh my God. Rhett Hennessy is touching me. And what’s more . . . he knows my tell. He noticed me!
The fifteen-year-old inside me did a terrible cartwheel at the realization. Okay, more of a round-off. With a tumble in the grass to finish. Whatever.
But outwardly, I was trapped in that green gaze until he decided to let me go—or until I came to my senses.
I cleared my throat and sidestepped him. “Whatever you say, hotshot. I need another drink.”
Focusing on putting one four-inch heel in front of the other without biting it, I escaped to the table and reached for the whiskey glass I’d left behind, interrupting my brother and the waitress. They both stared at me as I chugged the contents.
I’d always wondered what it would feel like to have Rhett’s attention, and now I knew. In a word, it was . . . unnerving.
“How’s the game going?” my brother asked.
“Fine.” Keeping my answer short meant he couldn’t tell that I was lying. Heath wasn’t nearly as observant as Rhett.
“You winning?”
Thanking the Lord that Heath obviously hadn’t been watching, I shrugged. “I guess.”
He glanced toward Rhett and then back to me. “The sister I know and love doesn’t lose at pool. Ever. Even to Rhett Hennessy.”
I lowered the glass to the table and straightened my shoulders. “Like they say, things change.”
He nodded slowly. “That may be true about most things, Flounder. But you’re a pool shark and we both know it.”
Before I could respond, Heath’s attention jumped back to the waitress. I took another ten seconds to gather myself, also known as drinking offensively in my mind, before I crossed the floor to face off against my former obsession.
“You all right, Red?” Rhett asked.
“Don’t call me that. And I’ve never been better.”
His gaze dipped to my feet and dragged up my body. “I can agree with that statement.”
Whoa. Who is this guy with the innuendo? A glance at his empty whiskey glass told me he was drinking heavily as well. Was this the booze talking? Or was Rhett Hennessy not just noticing me, but noticing me?
Either way, I had to play it cool. Or at least pretend to play it cool, since it seemed I might fall short.
“Your turn, hotshot. Better not miss, because I’ll clear the table next time,” I said, but my cocky attitude backfired.
Rhett didn’t miss. He sank his balls and then the eight, ending the game almost as quickly as it started. He returned his cue to the rack and turned to face me, all traces of the earlier heat banked, his expression shuttered.
“Game over.”

What the hell just happened?

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OUR REVIEWS 📚
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5 Stars from Renee!

I was pulled right into this story. The story has laughs, secrets, suspense, and heartbreak. 

If you have not read the below I would recommend reading those books(s) first:
Beneath This Mask (Beneath #1)
Beneath This Ink (Beneath, #2)
Beneath These Chains (Beneath #3)
Beneath These Scars (Beneath #4)
Beneath These Lies (Beneath #5)
Beneath These Shadows (Beneath #6)

This is Arie and Rhett’s story. After finding out news about his family he was not prepared for he quit the police force and left town. When he gets a text from an old friend he knows he must come back home. But things are crazy and now he needs answers. Will they be the answers he wants? He is also fighting his feelings for his best friend’s little sister. He is not the person for her or is he. Rhett is all Arie ever wanted but she knew he didn’t want her after all he has always known about her crush when she was younger. Now her brother is pushing them together her father is acting funny. Can she figure out what she wants before she has to leave town again? 

I loved these characters and the side characters. I felt I could connect with the characters and the story was a great read. I am really sad to see this series end but just know Meghan will bring us more characters in future stories that we will love just as much.


I highly recommend this book and can’t wait for the next story from this author.

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5 Stars from Brianna!

I've been a fan of the Beneath series since the very beginning. Throughout the books in this series, we've watch these characters conquer their demons, find their forever love, and create lasting relationships. But alas, like good things, it's time for it to end.

Sexy. Sweet. Suspenseful. Fun. Intriguing. Captivating. Best of this whole damn series, Beneath the Truth is hurting the shelves and I dare you to not fall in love all over again like it's the first time. March delivers a stellar, heart-pounding, breath-stealing, body all heated/twisted up, and completely sensational romance that will leave happy tears in your eyes and your heart bursting with all kinds of emotions and love. From start to finish, I was glued to the pages and this was one book I didn't want to ever end.

Rhett and Ariel were so epic in all the best ways. Their journey was brilliantly penned in such a way that I couldn't help but get lost between the pages as their story progressed. Rhett made my pulse speed up and Ariel had me in her corner from the very beginning. Together they were undeniable, unforgettable, and addicting.

While I'm crazy sad to see this series end (like I'm mourning the loss of new stories from the Beneath world...thank goodness for rereads in the future!), March definitely left the best for last and stunned with her beautiful romance that's going to tug at those heartstrings.

This is one of those series that just steals a piece of your heart. Grab up this entire series and fall in love with people who will make an impression on you that worth a lifetime.

I highly recommend this book and incredible series!





ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

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Meghan March has been known to wear camo face paint and tromp around in woods wearing mud-covered boots, all while sporting a perfect manicure. She's also impulsive, easily entertained, and absolutely unapologetic about the fact that she loves to read and write smut. Her past lives include slinging auto parts, selling lingerie, making custom jewelry, and practicing corporate law. Writing books about dirty talking alpha males and the strong, sassy women who bring them to their knees is by far the most fabulous job she's ever had. She loves hearing from her readers at meghanmarchbooks@gmail.com.

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