Author: A.M. Myers
Series: Bayou Devils MC #4
Release date: November 2, 2018
(Sub)genres: Contemporary Romance
Buy: Amazon US ~ Amazon UK
I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
Nineteen years ago, on a dark stormy night, everything in Lucas Smith’s life came crashing down around him. In the blink of an eye, his childhood was gone and he was forced to step up for his little brother, Clay. They are the only family each other has left and there isn’t anything Lucas won’t do to protect that bond.
Quinn Dawson knows a thing or two about loss and family. After her parents’ death when she was a child and the passing of her grandmother only a year before, her sister and daughter are all she has left and nothing is more important to her.
When a truck runs a red light, it brings Quinn and Lucas together and for the first time in his life, Lucas considers a whole new meaning of the word family but nothing is as simple as it seems.
A chance meeting tears open old wounds and thrusts Quinn and Lucas into turmoil, bigger than either of them have ever known.
Can they survive the scars of the past or will they both lose the only family they have left?
Will you let your past define you, or do you move on, trying to do better, to make it work? It Ends Tonight tells the story of Quinn and Lucas, who both have to deal with their pasts, pasts that can make or break a person. I hate what happened to them, but I love Quinn and Lucas as a couple.
“When I’m with her, I feel free.”
Quinn has her own party and event planning business, and she loves it. The company is founded by her grandmother, but now it’s hers; with all kinds of new ideas, clients and successes. Personally, Quinn is doing not so well. She thought she had it all planned out, until life couldn’t be planned anymore. Lucas had a horrible childhood; violence and abuse were a ‘normal’ in his young life. Joining a MC was logical choice for him, it gave him some sort of family. But nowadays the club is clean, and Lucas is working as a private investigator / rescuer of abused women. Quinn and Lucas are both not looking for someone, but they can’t deny the pull between them.
“I wonder how it would feel to lean in and kiss him. It’s been so long since I’ve kissed anyone but then again, it’s never been this tempting either.”
Quinn and Lucas meet under unfortunate circumstances, but the moment he sees her, Lucas can’t stay away from Quinn. He’s surprised by his feelings for her; yes, she’s gorgeous and all, but he’s not in the right mindset for anything more serious than just a fling. And Quinn is not fling material. Although Quinn is still dealing with some heavy stuff and is hesitant about dating Lucas, she’s much more open to the idea of a relationship. I get where Lucas is coming from, but I still wanted to smack him a wee bit. Don’t go hot and cold on Quinn, she doesn’t deserve it! I love Quinn and Lucas together, they’re a great couple who deserve a Happily Ever After, after everything they went through.
“I’ve got a lot of shit in my life, Quinn, and the truth is, you’re the only thing I’ve found that brings me any peace.”
It Ends Tonight is my very first book by this author, and I really like it. The leading characters are good people you just want to be happy. Of course, there is some serious drama (otherwise the story would be a bit boring), but it doesn’t take away from Quinn and Lucas falling for each other. It Ends Tonight is the fourth book in the ‘Bayou Devils MC Series’, but I didn’t feel like I was missing information. However, I’m curious about the other couples mentioned in this book, and their stories.
“I love you, you sweet, beautiful man.” “No more than I love you.”