Monday, October 27, 2014

Anguish-- Bella Jewel!!!

Book 3 in the Joker's Wrath MC series by Bella Jewel-- Anguish-- is live!!!! This is Mack and Jaylah's story, and it is awesome!!!!

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Title: ANGUISH (Jokers' Wrath MC, #3)
Author: Bella Jewel
Release Date: October 27, 2014
There are a lot of things in this world that are easy to escape from. Having a son you didn't ask for isn't one of them. Mack is a nomad. He likes his own space and he struggles with emotion. His past is grey and his future looks about the same. That is until his ex-girlfriend dies and his son is handed over to him. A two month old baby he didn't know existed. Until now. His world comes crashing down around him. Desperate, he hires a nanny. Jaylah has gotten herself into some serious trouble, so when she sees the job opening for a nanny pop up, she jumps on it. Of course she's not a nanny, but she figures she can pull it off. I mean, how hard can it be? She's thrown into a world of diapers, hourly feedings and a whole lot of laundry. She's also introduced to the most rugged, gorgeous man she's ever had the pleasure of meeting. The best part, he's the baby's father. The worst part, he's a biker. Their sexual tension is huge, but he's a hard nut to crack. She'll get in, though. She makes it her mission to break through the wall Mack has built so high around himself. Her world is about to spiral out of control, and she's taking Mack along for the ride.

Holy crap-- Bella just keeps it coming!! I swear this woman has MC books down to a tee. This is, I do believe, one of my faves of Bella's so far. Mack is so damn yummy that I just cannot stand it. And Jaylah- god I love her!! Yet again, we have another fiesty hard headed female made especially for the one man that she never thought she could find herself wanting- Mack. She sees him as bossy and arrogant, and swears that being with a biker is the last thing that she needs in the mess that is her life, but knows deep down that it's also the one thing that she cannot deny she wants.
Poor Jaylah has gotten herself into quite a pickle with some poorly thought out choices, and with no other way to turn, has to find herself relying on Mack and the boys to help straighten out the mess, and keep her safe. I loved Mack's protective nature with Lah, even though I could clearly see that for the most part, he was trying to decide whether to love her or strangle her!!
And, as for Mack, god love Lah for being the one person who was able to pull him out from the darkness that had become his life. The one person who was able to get him to connect with that tiny little being that meant so much. It gave me huge happy sighs!! To see Mack with Diesel- god, heart melting for sure. Then, knowing that Lah felt the same way about Diesel, that she was willing to do anything to protect him, that she loved him as her own- that's it- stick the fork in me, I was done for.
This book had so many emotions running through me, I loved it. I wanted more- instantly. I seriously had to remind myself not to stalk Bella and beg for the next one, it was just that good. I love this series, just like I have all of her other works as well. Anguish gets a huge 5 star review from me!!!!
  Jokers Wrath MC
Anguish (Jokers' Wrath MC, #3)
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Precarious (Jokers' Wrath MC, #1)
Melancholy (Jokers’ Wrath MC, #2)
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“You stole my fuckin’ drugs.” The foot at my throat presses me further into the cold, scratchy pavement. I gasp, my fingers clawing at fleshy ankles. His skin doesn’t budge; my nails are too short to break the flesh that I’m so desperately scraping at. It does nothing to move him, or send him on his way. Instead, he pushes harder, cutting off more of my air supply. “That’s not exactly how it went down,” I croak, struggling. “You were meant to deliver them; instead you fuckin’ sold them, and ran with the money.” He’s right about that. I did take the drugs and sell them. I had good reason—my boyfriend was in trouble, and I was doing anything I could to get him out of trouble. I didn’t think ahead. I didn’t realize that I’d then owe a very unhappy drug dealer money. Not my finest moment, that’s for damned sure. “I had no choice . . . I was helping someone I care about.” He presses his boot down further into my throat, and my air supply narrows down to a dangerous level. My head pounds as the blood and oxygen are cut from my brain. “I bet that person ain’t here helpin’ you tonight, now, are they?” No, he’s right about that. Samuel is probably sleeping with someone else. The moment his debt was cleared, he left me. The dirty, cheap fucker left me. Now I’m dealing with the backlash. A furious drug dealer who wants his money. Money I don’t have. “Don’t I get,” I gasp, “one chance to get your money?” He glares down at me through angry grey eyes. I squirm again as my vision starts flittering in and out. Shit, I’m going to pass out and he’s probably going to kill me, or worse, drag my helpless body away to do God knows what with. “I have m-m-m-money,” I croak. “If you had money, you wouldn’t have stolen my drugs.” “I . . .” God, I’m on the edge. “I can get it. I s-s-s-swear.” He stares at me, and for each second he does, my vision swims. Then, much to my relief, he lifts his boot off and reaches down, hurling my weak body up. He pulls me close, so close that our noses touch. My knees wobble and I have to push all my focus into not falling flat on my face and giving him another chance to take me. “Listen, and listen fuckin’ good. You’ve got two weeks, and trust me, that’s me bein’ fuckin’ generous. Get my money, or I come for you.” Shit. I nod. “Don’t try and run. You do, I’ll fuckin’ find you.” I close my eyes, take a deep, burning breath and nod again. “Two weeks.” Then he’s gone. And I know . . . I just know . . . I’m in deep, deep shit.  

About the Author
Bella Jewel
Bella Jewel is an Aussie girl through and through. She spent her life in Western Australia, growing up in many different areas of the state. She now currently lives in Perth with her husband, children and mass amounts of pets. She's crazy, fun, outgoing and friendly. Writing is her passion, she started at the young age of 18 but finally got the courage up to publish, and her first novel Hell's Knights was released in August 2013.  
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