EskieMama Reads Review: Ruthless by Lexi Blake

by Lexi Blake


The first in a sexy contemporary romance series featuring the Lawless siblings—from New York Times bestselling author Lexi Blake.

The Lawless siblings are bound by vengeance. Riley, Drew, Brandon, and Mia believe the CEO of StratCast orchestrated their parents’ murder twenty years ago to steal their father’s software program. And there’s only one way Riley can find some solid evidence...

Heir to the StratCast legacy, Ellie Stratton hires a new attorney to handle a delicate business matter—and she’s shocked by her attraction to him. Over the course of a few weeks, Riley becomes her lover, her friend, her everything. But when her life is threatened, Ellie discovers that Riley is more obsessed with settling an old score than in the love she thought they were building. And Riley must choose between a revenge he’s prepared for all his life and the woman he’s sure he can’t live without...

Review:                                     5 stars

Let me start by saying this is the second book I have read by Lexi Blake and she didn’t let this reader down. Ruthless was one of those books I just couldn’t put down, it was just page turner.  It was filled with secrets, betrayal , revenge, twist and turns I never saw coming making me say OMG no way, especially the last few chapters.  This book had me giggling at times & I shed a few tears.  At first I wanted to strangle Riley for how he was leading Ellie on with his secrets and betrayal, but eventually I rooting for him for Ellie to give him a second chance, he was willing to give up his family & their revenge against the three people who murdered his parents, for her. I can not wait for the next book in the Lawless series, to find out what they have plan for Patricia Cain’s demise, knowing them Lawless brothers it will be dandy. I hope Brandon & Drew can find love as Riley did, these men have been through so much in their life, it has destroyed them all they can think about is revenge, well Riley not anymore since he learned how it felt to truly love a woman and that woman to love him back, especially Drew I think when he falls it will be hard with his heart of ice, except for his siblings & Hatch.  I recommend this book to anyone who loves a romance  with a little suspense, be ready for some twist & turns.  Lexi Blake will keep you on the edge of your seat close to the end.

I recieved a free copy in exchange for my honest review!

Reviewed by Mel

Happy Reading!


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