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Confess (Sin City Salvation #1) by A. Zavarelli

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Sin City Salvation #1
A. Zavarelli
Fiction, Contemporary Romance
September 25th, 2018

A life free from sin.
For seventeen years, I have lived and breathed those words. But there is no balm to the war inside my soul.
Until her.
The mysterious beauty too lethal to taste. She’s a thief, a con, the essence of everything I loathe. Still, she lures me in with her lying eyes.
In the dark of night, she came to confess her sins, and in the light of morning, I plotted to steal her away.
She will be my ruination. My damnation. My biggest regret.
So help me, God.

A word of advice? Don’t show me your vulnerabilities because I will find a way to exploit them. I learned the hard way to take what I want from life with no regrets.
Until him.
He’s one of the most hated men in America. A soulless criminal attorney. A recluse. And as of five minutes ago, my new husband.
He wants to keep my secrets and collect my tears, but he should know that a wild animal can’t be domesticated.
I don’t know how to love men. I only know how to leave them.
With everything I want.

Tracey’s Review

Firstly, this book had me hooked from the first page. There was something about this book that I could not put down! I absolutely loved it! A word of warning, this book will consume your afternoon/evening, so it’s recommended that this book is devoured when you have loads of time. You know you’re addicted to a story when you find yourself justifying staying up till 4am on a work night. I literally could not put this book down. 

The author, A. Zavarelli has a knack for mixing things up in her stories. They are often packed with some much entertainment that you are never left disappointed. ‘Confess’ is no different. Confess is an emotional rollercoaster that will constantly have your heart beating 90mph. This book just plays with your emotions, expect the unexpected and marvel in the brilliance of A. Zavarelli’s work. 

I loved how strong all the characters were. They each had their fault’s, but they offered us plenty off interaction, whether you hated Lucian for being a ‘bad guy’ or loved Gypsy for being a ‘tough cookie’ they evoked emotion, which is what I love about A. Zavarelli’s stories. 

Confess is simply breathtaking and I cannot write much more in this review without giving it all away, I’m having to contain myself. I’m looking forward to the next instalment in this series. If it is as good as Confess we will be in for a treat.

This is a must read for 2018.

Maria’s Review

So, I am a huuuuuge sucker for the marriage of convenience trope. Like, humongous. 
This book didn’t follow the standard formula and I don’t know if I love that or hate that. 

I devoured it so I’m led to believe I did, after all, love it. lol One thing, however, is that I don’t think I was completely invested in these characters and merely curious of the circumstances they found themselves in… which led me to read until the end. 

The way these two main characters came to meet, and the way the confessions at the church were woven into the story… well, I found that part to be brilliant and original. I can’t say the same about the last part of the book, however. It left me weirdly unsatisfied. I felt like I was sold this ending and I didn’t really completely buy it at the end. I do believe this was my first book by this author and I really enjoyed the writing style so it certainly won’t be my last.