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Avenged: A MacKenzie Family Novella (MacKenzie World #6) by Jay Crownover


September 25, 2017

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Jeri’s Book Attic






 Avenged: A MacKenzie Family Novella


 Jay Crownover


MacKenzie World #6


 March 21st 2017






New York Times bestselling author Jay Crownover brings heat and heart to Liliana Hart’s MacKenzie family with AVENGED… Girl meets boy… On the worst night of her life when she’s decided to take a drastic step that there is no going back from. Girl is used to sitting by, letting fate deal cruel hand after cruel hand to good people with soft hearts and she’s had enough. Girl thinks it’s time to fight back against fate and against men who aren’t careful with all the precious things a woman in love has to give him. Fate shows girl who’s boss and turns her world and plans upside down without breaking a sweat. Boy meets girl… On the best night of his life when he’s decided that he’s going to make moves to be the man he was always meant to be instead of the man he was trained and conditioned to be. Boy is used to a solitary life, quiet in the woods and knowing the only thing that might be looking for him is trouble and trouble is no longer his stock in trade. Boy thinks it’s time to show trouble who’s boss, even if this trouble has big blue eyes and a body made to make men stupid. Trouble only gets the upper hand if the boy falls prey to its temptation. Trouble turns the boy’s quiet, serene life sideways without any effort. Trouble is fun and fate has a wicked sense of humor when it comes to this boy meeting this girl.






Me being no fan of short stories I have to admit that this novella actually works. But I think this is basically due to the incredible writing style of the author. I have sofar only read one book from her and I think I will have to change that soon. The reader does not really get to know a lot about the characters just enough to get the story going. But its the writing style that really creates a great plot. The book is easy to read as a standalone and I am really looking forward to finding some time to take a closer look at this author.



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