Satisfaction by Lexi Blake: Review

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Posted January 5, 2017 in review Tags: ,

Satisfaction by Lexi Blake: ReviewSatisfaction by Lexi Blake
Pages: 384
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Series: Lawless #2
Genres: Romantic Suspense
Source: ARC, NetGalley
Also in this series: Revenge
Also by this author: Seduction in Session, Revenge, At Your Service, Small Town Siren, Siren in the City, Close Cover, Order of Protection , Evidence of Desire, Lost and Found, Enchanted
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The sizzling second novel in a sexy new contemporary romance series featuring the Lawless siblings from "New York Times "bestselling author Lexi Blake. Brandon Lawless is a man on a mission: obtain the information that will clear his father s name. He s willing to do whatever it takes even seduce his enemy s personal assistant, the beautiful and innocent Carly Hendricks. But with her beguiling smile and captivating intelligence, Brandon soon realizes he doesn t want to deceive Carly, he wants to win her over both in the boardroom and the bedroom. Then a twisted crime leaves Carly vulnerable and Brandon finds himself reeling. The stakes of his mission are now life or death Carly s life. And Brandon realizes he s lost his heart to an amazing woman and his plan must succeed, because the stakes are no longer just revenge, but a once in a lifetime love."

Satisfaction is exactly what it promises! Danger, deception, deceit, and more! This is the story of Brandon Lawless and its heartbreaking. Bran suffered more than any of the other Lawless children after their parents died and he has not overcome the ghosts of his past. Carly Fisher’s ex husband is now in prison for embezzlement. Oh, and the person he stole from? Carly’s boss, who is now blackmailing her to continue her job. FYI-Carly HATES the job.

Now, Satisfaction centered on a different couple that Ruthless (Book 1), but you really do need to read Ruthless first to understand the dynamics. You need to understand what happened to the Lawless family and who they believe was responsible. All of this backstory sets the stage for why Bran approaches Carly to enlist her help in bringing down her boss, Patricia. At first, I wasn’t really sure I cared much about Bran or Carly. She was a sad sack of woman and he seemed like a guy with a serious issue (screwing hundreds of strippers so he could provide them with something they needed to help them out?!?). Bran had a pathological hero complex that was deep seeded in his psyche and it was NOT a good thing. However, both Bran and Carly are well developed and by the end, I felt they had both matured and grown. I was annoyed at their seemingly constant ‘miscommunications’. Luckily, the miscommunications are not the only plot trope and they are managed somewhat quickly. These did make the characters seem immature and drew me away from the story overall which got annoying.

The story is a non-stop trip of danger and spy stuff which will really keep you reading. There are a LOT of players in the game as well, and you will question who is really good and who might not be what they appear. As the Lawless children continue their quest for revenge, new information is uncovered and things change DRASTICALLY. There is a bombshell at the end that had me shouting “What the actual fuck!?” so loud I woke my husband up.

A note about flame rating: The sex scenes are VERY descriptive. However, there are only maybe 3 of them in the book. So, I waffled about a flame rating because while they are very descriptive, they are not plentiful.

  • POV: 3rd
  • Tears: no
  • Trope: Revenge
  • Triggers: none
  • Series/Standalone: series
  • Cliffhanger: View Spoiler »
  • HEA: View Spoiler »
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Masters and Mercenaries series by Lexi Blake (this series is a spin off), KGI series by Maya Banks, The Perfect Gentlemen Series by Lexi Blake and Shayla Black…then you will probably like Satisfaction!

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About Lexi Blake

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lexi Blake lives in North Texas with her husband, three kids, and the laziest rescue dog in the world. She began writing at a young age, concentrating on plays and journalism. It wasn’t until she started writing romance that she found success. She likes to find humor in the strangest places. Lexi believes in happy endings no matter how odd the couple, threesome or foursome may seem.

Her first novel, Their Virgin Captive: Masters of Ménage, Book 1, was a collaboration with New York Times bestselling author Shayla Black. There are five more books available in the series: Their Virgin's Secret, Their Virgin Concubine, Their Virgin Princess, Their Virgin Hostage, and Their Virgin Secretary. The next book in the series, Their Virgin Mistress, is releasing this April.

In addition to the Masters of Ménage series, she is the author of the Masters and Mercenaries series. There are eight full-length novels and four novellas available now, with more coming in 2015.

In 2013, Lexi also began releasing her urban fantasy series, Thieves. The first five are available now, with Ripper, a spin-off to the series, coming in 2015.

Samantha
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3 responses to “Satisfaction by Lexi Blake: Review

  1. I have this book to read so I’m glad to see that you enjoyed it. I’m looking forward to digging into my own copy. Thanks for the review, Samantha!

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