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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

5/5 Review: Deception Island by Brynn Kelly

Rafe Angelito thought he was done with the demons from his past—until his son is kidnapped. Blackmailed into abducting an American heiress, the legionnaire soon finds himself trapped in paradise with a fiery, daring beauty who’s nothing he expects…and everything he desires. But when he uncovers her own dark secret, Rafe realizes he’s made a critical mistake—one that could cost him everything.

Playing body double for a spoiled socialite was supposed to be Holly Ryan’s ticket to freedom. But when she’s snatched off her yacht by a tall, dark and dangerous stranger, the not-quite-reformed con artist will make a desperate play to turn her captor from enemy to ally, by any means necessary.

Yet as scorching days melt into sultry nights, Holly is drawn to the mysterious capitaine, with his unexpected sense of honor and his searing touch. When they’re double-crossed, they’ll have to risk trusting each other in ways they never imagined…because in this deadly game of deception, it’s their lives—and hearts—on the line.


Rafe Angelito has a very dark past. He was trained at the age of nine to be a killing machine and to work for some very bad guys. He escapes from that life and end up married with a son. His wife ends up dying and Rafe leaves his now nine year old son to live with his grandmother. Little did he know that someone he thought to be just like a brother to him would kidnap his son to force Rafe to kidnap a senators daughter for ransom. Things are going according to plan until he finds himself with feelings for this woman.

Holly Ryan is relaxing on a yacht while being paid to pretend to be the senator’s daughter. She thought this was finally a way for her to start living a life that she could actually be happy with until she is kidnapped right off the yacht. Now she has to play this role of Laura to convince her captor that she is intact Laura to keep herself alive. Spending time alone with Rafe on a deserted honeymoon island has its affects on her. She wants to play him to believe she has feelings for him to get him on her side when things go south. She didn't count on those feelings actually turing into real feelings.

I loved this book would be an understatement. It was full of suspense and action. There was also a very steamy romance in it too! It had everything and then some. I was a little disappointed when I found out I had to wait until May to read anything else by Brynn Kelly. I want to read it now! I don't want to give too much away about what happens in this book so that you can find out on your own by reading the book. There really is so much that happens to both characters during the book. It will keep you on the edge of your seat. I know I had trouble putting it down. I would love to see this turned into a movie. My husband would even love this book if I could get him to read!

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