Book reviews

Sandra Owens: Jack of hearts

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What does it take to take down a notorious drug lord? One sexy and bad-ass undercover FBI agent and his team which consists of his brothers. There is only one problem and it is in the form of a beautiful red-head who happens to be the cousin of the man he must take down. Alex Gentry co-owns a biker bar with his brothers which also happens to be the perfect cover for all their operations. These FBI siblings tries to keep their baby brother in line after her falls for Madison Parker, the niece of a powerful and notorious drug lord.

The most important things to Madison is the business that she and her best friend Lauren opens and her mother. Madison’s priorities start to shift after she meets a mysterious, sexy dark-haired acquaintance of her cousin. All she wants is to be as far as possible from her mother’s family but they find a way of pulling her back.

Jack of hearts is a fast-paced, jaw dropping contemporary romance where Agent Alex Gentry falls for the niece of the man he was ordered to take down. Sandra Owens displays mastery in creating characters in this novel. Each character was complex and through reading you can feel the connect of each relationship, when I read romance I love a realistic progression of romance. Each scene served to strengthen the credibility of each character and the depth of their relationship, it was realistic and smooth in pacing.

Jack of hearts gave you a small snippet into the lives of the supporting characters, breathing life into the possibility of another great story to read. An action packed forbidden love story, with swoon worthy love scenes and action-filled scenes with the right amount of suspense.

As a regular reader of Sandra Owens, she does not disappoint in this new series. The new plot was refreshing and her characters was diverse. I love stories that transport me into the world created by the author and hold me there until the very end and Jack of Hearts do that elegantly.

The only growth area for this book is introducing new relationships between supporting characters did not flow as smoothly. The book ends with the possibilities of a relationship with the other Gentry brothers.

I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review from NetGalley.

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Thank you for reading, Until next time.

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