Stealing His Thunder

Masters of Adrenaline, Book #1

By Sparrow Beckett

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Brought to you by OBS reviewer Heidi

stealing-his-thunder-sparrow-beckettAddison Kennedy is smart, she’s in college on a scholarship to an engineering program, but she also has a wild side.  And, that wild side is manifesting itself with her stealing cars.   She hasn’t figured out a way to make money at it yet, just abandoning the cars after she’s had her fun.  However, she needs to figure out how to make her hobby lucrative  now that her grandfather is in a nursing home and her grandma can’t afford to live there with him, it’s heartbreaking watching them live apart.

When Fox Larson cold-cocks a car thief that is trying to steal the car he came to steal, he had no idea the thief was a girl.  He can’t just leave her in a parking lot unconscious so he does the only thing he can.  He takes her to his house.

Fox ends up taking Addison home after she comes to, but Addison wants in on his car stealing ring and she won’t take no for an answer.  Not to mention a turf war is quickly heating up and as Fox’s feelings for Addison heats up, his worry for her safety increases.

This book was nothing like I was expecting.  When I started reading the book I wasn’t aware that it was actually a BDSM book.  In hindsight maybe I should have figured that out with the series title, Masters of Adrenaline, but I honestly didn’t pay much attention to the series name and was surprised it wasn’t clearer in the synopsis.  I have read several BDSM books in the past year or so, so it wasn’t that big of deal.  However, the genre is not one of my favorites.  I always have trouble with the Dom of the book, either being too soft to be realistic or too harsh to be likeable.  And, I had the same issue with this book.  I found Fox to be kind of a jerk, not caring what Addison likes or wants, only what he wants.

“I doubt you can make me like it.”

He gave her a wolfish grin.  “Good.  It’s hotter for me if you don’t.”

As for Addison, for someone who claims to be such a badass, she was pretty weak where Fox was concerned.

This wasn’t the worst book I’ve ever read, but I didn’t particularly care for it either.

*OBS would like to thank the publisher for supplying a free copy of this title in exchange for an honest review*