The Marriage Contract, Katee Robert


The Marriage Contract, Katee Robert
Review from Jeannie Zelos book reviews
Genre:  Romance,
I’ve enjoyed several of Katee’s novels now so looked forward to this one, which is the start of a new series.
I had some issues though with the sheer number of people in it – that’s my problem though most likely and not the book. There are three Mob families at the heart of this read, and of course there are also those who work for them too,  and the O’Malley’s seem to have lots of siblings. Makes for a pretty large cast.
Its a decent storyline, Callie is about to marry Teague, joining two of the families. Of course its an arranged marriage, and only recently – like at the start of the book – as something else fell through, but to their surprise they actually like each other, and there’s a real feel of attraction sizzling between them. Callie though is hiding a huge secret that affects all three families, but Teague too is hiding a connection. There’s murder and mayhem, beatings and shootings, searing sensuality and attraction between parties that are at war with each other, and in the midst of all that there’s the FBI connections. Confused? You will be
Its a hard job setting the scene for a new series that’s as complex as this one, with so many warring sides, but Katee’s managed to come up with a story that though I didn’t love it, I was interested enough to read through and see where its going. I think having introduced the families and background the next novel (s ) will have an easier job, by being able to focus solely on the story more than telling us about the different characters and connections, and I’ll probably get along with it better. As it was for this one I kept getting confused who belonged to which family, and how the families varied.
Stars: Four, a promising start to a new series.
ARC supplied by Netgalley and publishers


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About jeanniezelos

I'm an avid reader, love my kindle and I have my head in a novel for hours daily : ) Mum used to say I'd read toilet paper if it was printed- it wasn't, so i had to contend myself with the back and sides of the cereal packets. I've always Needed to read and we had few books when i was a child hence my penchant for reading anything including adverts then... I review mainly contemporary, erotic and paranormal romance books though dystopian and urban fantasy also appeal. I'm currently rated around the 300 mark on for my reviews. I try to keep them structured and to say what I do and don't like about a book so other readers can use my review as a guide to whether they may enjoy the book.

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