Release Day and Review: Mayhem by Alexis Noelle

Release Day and Review: Mayhem by Alexis NoelleMayhem by Alexis Noelle
on February 27, 2017
Genres: MC Romance, Romance, Abuse, Dark, Family Life
Format: eARC
Source: Promotion Company
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Goodreads four-stars

I had to step up, take over,
Save her from herself,
From him.
A jerk who didn't deserve her.
But I sure as Hell don't either
She's too sweet, too soft, too kind.
A broken shell of the woman she once was.

But now, there's more on the line,
She's in too deep.
And I'll be damned if I ever give up
On putting her back together,
Piece-by-piece,
Owning every ounce of the woman,
Who stole my heart.

Release Day and Review: Mayhem by Alexis Noelle | A Fortress of Books

The fifth book in the Deathstalkers MC series is a book with lots of drama. It’s good drama I will tell you now. Lots of crazy sh*t happens to the hero and heroine in a short amount of time. This novel is really fast paced and you can’t stop turning the pages.

Mayhem tells the story of Jasmine (Jaz) Burke who is married- and in a horrible, horrible marriage- finding someone who can love the true her. Did I mention the horrible marriage? It’s so bad. Our hero, Jason a.k.a. Cutter is taken by Jaz as soon as he meets her trying to apply as his assistant in a strip club. It’s a weird start to their love, but it happens 😛

Jaz is really scarred.

Controlled by her husband for five years with no voice has really changed her ability to be independant. No decision in that time period has been her own and this book shows her finding her opinion a little by little. The  fast paced book so it seems like she gains a lot more control in her life very quickly. As she does, she finds support from the other old ladies who are freaking awesome, Lucky, Tracie and Nikki. I think showing that friendship grow was a great part of the book.

Finding this job to look after her and her husband was the one good thing Jaz had in her life. Though it cost her a tonne of pain (you’ll have to read to understand what I mean 😛 ) the assistant position is her out from her hell. And I mean it is a true hell. What is described is so sickening, it is hard to think that that sort of abuse happens in our world behind closed doors. There are not enough words to describe the pain Jaz had to go through to get rid of her demons.

But Cutter was there all along to help her. Cutter was her rock from the beginning to the very end. He is so sweet to her and is willing to do anything to protect her, so he claims her for safety reasons ( and selfish reasons). He was a really sweet hero.

 

Now for The hard stuff…

I didn’t really feel like Cutter was well developed, he could have had a back story. Dylan (the sadistic husband) was such a psycho I didn’t like reading his parts. I also felt there was depth lacking in this book. But I am a huge critique of MC Romance since I’ve read what I consider the best books in this genre.
But having an open mind… it is a fun, fast paced read for any MC romance lovers. Give it a try, maybe you will love Mayhem and all it has to offer. 😛

4 stars 🙂

 

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About Alexis Noelle

Alexis Noelle lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her husband, and three kids. On top a writing career, she is a full-time student and a full-time mom. She loves spending time with her kids, although she has to hide the computer from them when she is writing! She love being active and being outdoors, especially if it involves any kind of shopping.She has always been passionate about writing. She loves to read romance books and feels like being able to lose yourself in a book is one of the more exciting aspects. The books she loves to read and write will be ones that make you feel for the characters. Ashley believes that you should have an opinion on every character in a book whether you love them, hate them, or think they are up to something.She also believes that the most important critic is your reader, so she loves to hear from the readers. She want her fans to be open & talk to her about what they want for the characters in the story, and what they would like to see happen.