Ghost by A. Zavarelli
(Boston Underworld #3)
Publication date: August 27th 2016
Genres: Adult, Romance
I have always been a bird. Caged by one prison or another when the only thing I ever wanted was to fly away.
Sold. Beaten. Starved. Drugged.
Nothing scares me anymore.
He makes the numbness go away.
He is hazardous to me. It has nothing to do with his mafia lifestyle, and everything to do with what he offers.
A gilded prison.
A retreat from everything that I once knew. The reality I have no desire to return to.
He thinks he’s caged me, but soon…
I’m going to fly.
I live by a code. The Vory code.
In this mafiya world, there are traditions.
She does not care for these things. She does not care about anything.
She thinks she has me fooled with her haunted eyes.
What she can’t know is that I see her better than most.
She wants to fly.
But I’m going to clip her wings.
And make her my wife.
This is a heart wrenching, completely intoxicating love story. The story of two individuals, each with their own problems, finding their way back to life and to each other. The story of building the family you choose. The story of broken people learning to trust.
Sounds cliched? To be honest, you could be forgiven for thinking that, you really could. But respectfully, you’d be wrong. This story, for me at least, was so much more than a foray into a well worn trope. Unflinching, disturbing and beautifully written. I loved it.
I received a copy in exchange for an honest review.
A. Zavarelli is a romance book junkie, cat lover, and traveler when plagued by intense cases of wanderlust. She likes all things chocolate, books that come with warnings, and putting her characters through hell.
Her tales have been known to flirt with darkness and sometimes court it unabashedly altogether. Revenge themes and tortured souls are her favorites to write and this gives her an excuse to watch bizarre and twisted documentaries in her spare time.
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