Series: Love & Chaos #1
Author: WS Greer
Genre:  Dark Romance/Thriller
Release Date: February 5, 2018 






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People fear what they don’t understand. Maybe that’s why they all fear me. I’m sure they have their reasons, I just couldn’t possibly care what any of them are. As long as they’re afraid. 

Born to a drug dealer father and a drug addict mother, I’ve been through enough to make a normal person lose their mind five times over. I’m not normal. Normal is for weak people, and I’m anything but weak.

My childhood was made of nightmares, but there was one light in all my darkness. Her name was Reina Wilde, and when my mother would hit me or pass out in the middle of the living room on her high, I would confide in her. We were from completely different worlds, but she meant something to me, though I never figured out what, because she left. In the years that followed, I built a reputation for myself, and let go of any and all deluded notions of love. 

I’ll never go straight now. It’s just too much fun taking things from people who are powerless to stop me. And make no mistake about it, I take what I want, from who I want, when I want. 

I’m infamous in this city. But everything changes when, after years apart, I finally see Reina again, and she’s standing next to my enemy–the underboss of the Philadelphia mob. 

It’s not just about power anymore. It’s not about respect. No, this is personal now. 

Gasoline has been thrown on the flame, and for Reina, I’m about to burn the whole world to the ground.

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WS Greer is an international bestselling author and an active duty military member with the US Air Force. He’s been serving his country since 2004, and has been an author since his debut novel, Frozen Secrets, was released in 2013. 
WS was born to military parents in San Antonio, Texas, and bounced around the world as a child before settling in New Mexico in 1994, where he met his high school sweetheart, who’d become his wife in 2003. 

 WS has landed on multiple bestseller’s lists in the US, UK, and Australia (Claiming Carter, Becoming Carter, Destroying Carter, Defending Her, Kingpin, Long Live the King) to become an international bestselling author. 

 WS loves connecting with his fans and readers and does so whenever he gets the chance, and he would love to hear from you. You can find him on his personal blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.




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So this book started out quite good. The writing was great. The pace was good. The characters and plot engaging. That said, around 40% it started to fizzle out and I struggled to finish it. This was a LONG book. Too long in my opinion. The author really needed to tighten this story up A LOT. I mean the heroine (Reina) isn’t even in the book from 40%-65%. And as much as Soloman King’s character intrigued me, reading about his rise to baddie fame just wasn’t that interesting. It started to pick up again around 70% but the author had pretty much lost me at that point.


Soloman…I liked him. I cringed a little every time the author wrote he was wearing white pants and a diamond-crusted watch. All I kept picturing was a Jersey Shore wannabe, but OK I am not the fashion police…so whatevs (lol). He was sexy. He was tatted up. He was crazy. He was all about Reina right from the start and I really liked his friendship with Nix.


Reina…she was OK. I think her character development was hindered by the fact we never get anything from her POV (until right at the end). I just never connected with her. I didn’t understand her behavior at all. We get very little background info about her family. The story of why she ghosted Soloman for seven years was a little lame. The whole Harley Quinn wannabe behavior she had when she shows up again felt forced.
This book was pretty light on secondary characters. Nix really is the only one worth mentioning. I liked him a lot. I loved his friendship with Soloman. I can see him getting his own book at some point.

Super Low. There is basically no explicit sex in this one. A couple VERY mild sex scenes and a lot of implied sex. It certainly could have done with some spicing up.

Low. I didn’t find this one angsty at all. There is just a bit of OM drama and OW drama. One implied sex scene with an OW and the hero. Neither were celibate the seven years apart. 

It was OK. It honestly had the bones to be a GREAT book, but it was simply too long and needed to be tightened up and fleshed out more plot wise AND character wise. It also would have benefited from having the heroines POV here and there. And of course, a little more steam would have been nice ;D At this point, I am on the fence about whether I am interested enough to continue on with the next book. Time will tell I guess.description



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