I actually read Devils Game a week or two ago now. I pre-ordered it so I’d have it ready to read as soon as it was out. I did the most ridiculous happy dance when it appeared on my Kindle. Thankfully, it showed up before I descended into internetless, house-moving hell.
I found the two previous books in this series pretty enjoyable and Hunter and Ems story already had me hooked when I finished book two. Man, they did NOT disappoint.
Liam “Hunter” Blake hates the Reapers MC. Born and raised a Devil’s Jack, he knows his duty. He’ll defend his club from their oldest enemies-the Reapers-using whatever weapons he can find. But why use force when the Reapers’ president has a daughter who’s alone and vulnerable? Hunter has wanted her from the minute he saw her, and now he has an excuse to take her.
Em has lived her entire life in the shadow of the Reapers. Her overprotective father, Picnic, is the club’s president. The last time she had a boyfriend, Picnic shot him. Now the men in her life are far more interested in keeping her daddy happy than showing her a good time. Then she meets a handsome stranger-a man who isn’t afraid to treat her like a real woman. One who isn’t afraid of her father. His name is Liam, and he’s The One.
Or so she thinks.
Hunter is probably my favourite of the MC guys from these books so far. He has stolen the crown from Horse (Book #1). I love the damaged ones and Hunter was all kinds of damaged. But he was gritty and tough and I loved how he was ready to throw down for those he cared about. Em should have been too terrifying to touch, but not even her scary as hell father could make him back down. Honestly, he probably could have done without kidnapping her – it surely didn’t help his cause, but the rest of his actions were reasonably honorable where Em was concerned (not perfect – he’s still part of an MC!)
“‘Love’ is a word that doesn’t mean a damn thing to me. ‘Em’ though? That’s a word that means everything.”
I kind of went into this book thinking Em was going to be a total push-over but actually she wasn’t at all. I love being surprised by a character! She turned out to be a strong, confident, young woman. The part near the end where she told her father wtf was up was my favourite! I totally fist pumped during that scene.
We always knew that the relationship between Hunter and Em was going to be a difficult one. I don’t know a lot about MCs but I’m guessing that it’s not looked upon favourably when the daughter of an MC leader starts dating a man from a rival club. But I loved how Em and Hunter managed to navigate their way through it and come out on top. Even when it seemed like there were too many obstacles and too much to overcome, they still fought. And won. I loved their ending!
“You deserve a man who’ll fight for you, baby girl. You remember that. all right?”
Speaking of the ending – it was left wide open for the next book in the series and I can’t wait! I’m intrigued to find out what happens next. Picnics book is next up and it’s going to be the perfect book to get the inside scoop on everything that’s going on within the club. There’s a storm brewing! Who will come out on top?