Book Review-Reaper’s Fire by Joanna Wylde

April 3, 2017   Loverofromance   Book Reviews   5 Comments

Book Review-Reaper’s Fire by Joanna Wylde

Book Review-Reaper’s Fire by Joanna WyldeReaper's Fire by Joanna Wylde
Also in this series: Reaper's Property, Reaper's Fall
Series: Reapers MC #6
Published by Berkley on August 9th 2016
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Motorcycle Clubs
Pages: 381
Format: eBook
Source: Library
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New York Times bestselling author Joanna Wylde returns to the “wild and raw”* world of the Reapers MC with the story of Gage and Tinker…   The club comes first.   I’ve lived by those words my whole life—assumed I’d die by them, too, and I never had a problem with that. My Reaper brothers took my back and I took theirs and it was enough. Then I met her. Tinker Garrett. She’s beautiful, she’s loyal, and she works so damned hard it scares me sometimes . . . She deserves a good man—one better than me. I can’t take her yet because the club still needs me. There’s another woman, another job, another fight just ahead.   Now she’ll learn I’ve been lying to her all along. None of it’s real. Not my name, not my job, not even the clothes I wear. She thinks I’m nice. She pretends we’re just friends, that I’ve still got a soul . . . Mine’s been dead for years. Now I’m on fire for this woman, and a man can only burn for so long before he destroys everything around him.   I’m coming for you, Tinker.   Soon.
From the Trade Paperback edition.

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  • Summary

    Gage (AKA Cooper) will do anything for his club, his brothers, his loyalty is absolute. When he is asked to go undercover to take down a club that is danger and almost falling apart, because their new President is corrupt, he is more than willing even if it means having to soil himself with the likes of his cruel viper of a sister. Gage hates that he has to even be around Talia, especially with how she manipulates and treats others and plays cruel games with lives. But she is his ticket into the club, to win their trust so he can gather the intel he needs to take down the President and his gang and get to the bottom of the real club and if there is anyone left worth saving. Then he meets mature and lovely Tinker. Working as her handyman part time, is the perfect cover that he needs. But he soon becomes torn over his loyalty to his club–his family, and the one woman he would give his life for…

    The Hero

    Gage never had a real family growing up…his parents were the best at raising kids. But Gage found his true family in the Reapers Club, when they rescued him from his life when he was only seventeen. He would do anything for his brothers, they give him everything he has ever needed and now they need him. Gage has been a hero I have watched throughout the series and I really loved him for the most part. He has the same dangerous edge that comes with the men of this club, but he also has loyalty and honor. Now he makes his own mistakes, of course but he also has a good heart

    The Heroine

    Tinker, is a woman of strength and courage. Tinker grew up in a small town, and married. But the man she married, was not who she thought he was. And when she lost her baby in a miscarriage, and her husband wouldn’t even come to the hospital, she knew that it was over and she needed to create her own future again. Being the gourmet chef she spent years training for and building up her business. But when her mother died, and her father’s mental health started to slowly decline, she returned home to take care of him. Tinker’s story is heartbreaking at times, but I also loved her tenacity and strength and standing up for her own values. I just loved seeing the way she stands on her own,

    Plot and Story Line

    Reaper’s Fire is a story I have been long awaiting to read and I finally managed to get a copy at my local library and yes it was pretty fantastic, not sure where it stands as far as comparing to the other books…I do feel like it stands on its own as a fantastically thrilling romance that this author creates and has its own unique plot. Now if you have read the previous book, “Reapers Fall” then there are some similarities, here for sure, since these two book plots have some commonalities, and this is story is where we get to see Gage’s side of the story and I will admit I was SUPER nervous to read it. Because I just didn’t like the idea of the hero having sex with one woman while falling for another, I just wasn’t sure how I would feel about it. But honestly, it didn’t bother me as much as I thought it would. Our hero is working undercover for his club.

    Reapers forever, forever Reapers.
    Sometimes loyalty sucks.

    Quite frankly Talia is CRAZY!! Literally, she needs to be put down like a sick dog. Really…she is cruel and frankly (A Bitch–excuse my language, but she is just horrible. So our hero struggles every day being undercover because of the way he has to be even around Talia. Now he and Tinker have a strong connection to each other, but its more look and don’t touch type of thing they have going on. And his relationship with Talia isn’t full committing to each other in a singular relationship. Its more like having an open relationship. So technically, there is no cheating going on but it is a fine line especially when you see how much Gage and Tinker really start to care about each other. But what I liked about the story, was seeing how they practically fall in love with each other before being intimate with each other.

    I’ve been suffocating, WAITING FOR YOU, and I don’t think you’ve had it any easier, have you?

    I liked that a ton actually, especially since its rare in this series or even most books written. I loved seeing the way these two connected in the small ways even. We also see a unique situation with the club involved here. Now in Reapers Fall (the previous book) we just see the negative part to the club, but I did like seeing that some of the older members who are still good and honorable. We also get some new twists with a fire that is sweeping the area, Definitely, adds some tension and intensity to the story that keeps the story alive. Reaper’s Fire is simply breathtaking and I had a blast with this latest release and she keeps making me fall in love with these MC settings and the culture which is very different, but I love the close knit ties the Reaper’s have with each other, the way they fight and protect and the way they support and love each other no matter what happens.

    The Cover

    Oh I really love this cover…not necessarily my top favorite…but it’s very close.

    Overall View

    Reaper’s Fire is a stimulating and fiery hot romance that is full of excitement, danger, growth and change and so tender and sweet, an emotionally driven love story that wraps around your heart….UNFORGETTABLE!!

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    About Joanna Wylde

    Joanna Wylde started her writing career in journalism, working in two daily newspapers as both a reporter and editor. Her career has included many different jobs, from managing a homeless shelter to running her own freelance writing business, where she took on projects ranging from fundraising to ghostwriting for academics. During 2012 she got her first Kindle reader as a gift and discovered the indie writing revolution taking place online. Not long afterward she started cutting back her client list to work on Reaper's Property, her breakout book. It was published in January 2013, marking the beginning of a new career writing fiction.

    Joanna lives in the mountains of northern Idaho with her family.

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    • Yup, still not read a MC book

    • I found this one unique and engaging, too. I was really nervous about what he had to do with Talia while the thing was starting with Tinker especially after what Tinker had already gone through and was struggling with now, but yes, it somehow worked for me.

    • I can’t believe there’d been six from this series already! I did read the first book but have lost interest somewhere along the way. I’m curious about Tinker, though. She sounds like an interesting character!

    • So glad you enjoyed this one. I loved it, too! I thought the plot ramping up while the fire ramped up was brilliant on the author’s part.

      Great review. 🙂

    • Michele H

      Lovely review! I need to catch up on this series as I’m a few behind. But I really want to see more about Gage and knowing Joanna Wylde’s writing, she’ll make it intense and well worth the ride. 😉