Review: Buckled by Pam Godwin

I protect what’s mine.
The ranch, my family, our buried secrets.

Nothing will stop me from reassembling the life that went terribly wrong.
Not the law.
Not our enemies.
Not even Maybe Quinn.

The gorgeous, quarrelsome journalist shouldn’t have meddled.
I shouldn’t have let her stay.
But she’s hiding something in those deceptive blue eyes.
Something deeper than her thirst for a news story.

I make a deal with her to buy time.
To unravel her lies. To play with her. To satisfy my darker appetites.
When she buckles beneath my belt, I’ll send her away.
Unless I buckle first.

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MY REVIEW

Buckled by Pam Godwin
Jarret & Maybe
HOTTER THAN A JALAPENO’S COOCHIE
5 Stars

So, God help me but I’m a sucker for a sexy cowboy and Jarret is just what the doctor ordered. These two seem like an unlikely pair with Maybe being a city girl who could piss off the pope and Jarret being all bang on my chest and claiming his ground kind of guy, but sit tight, strap in, and get ready for one wild ride.

Jarret is a ladies man to say the least. He’s probably been with half the town and making his way through the other half when we catch up with him. He may be Jake’s twin, but he’s definitely got his own way of dealing with difficult out of town women. Consensual ways of course! LOL!

Maybe is on a mission and she won’t stop until she’s found out exactly what she needs to know. She’s harboring evidence that may or may not break her investigation wide open or crumble it. I immediately fell for her as she’s this tiny little spitfire that you just can’t help but love. She stares danger right in the face, but doesn’t back down for anything. My kinda gal!

The supporting character cast isn’t too large. Of course Jake and Conor are back in the picture and impressing the hell out of me with how far they’ve come. There are a few other characters that will be mentioned more in the next book Booted so we’ll just leave them there for now.

This was another excellent installment into the Trails of Sin series and they just keep getting better and the plot keeps getting thicker. This story is so gripping and the character are so intense. The dialogue flows and feels natural. The pacing is perfect. I am amazed at how much I have connected with each and every one of these characters. I love this series!!!

 

 

 

Pam Godwin

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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author, Pam Godwin, lives in the Midwest with her husband, their two children, and a foulmouthed parrot. When she ran away, she traveled fourteen countries across five continents, attended three universities, and married the vocalist of her favorite rock band.
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Java, tobacco, and dark romance novels are her favorite indulgences, and might be considered more unhealthy than her aversion to sleeping, eating meat, and dolls with blinking eyes.

New Release: Buckled by Pam Godwin

I protect what’s mine.
The ranch, my family, our buried secrets.

Nothing will stop me from reassembling the life that went terribly wrong.
Not the law.
Not our enemies.
Not even Maybe Quinn.

The gorgeous, quarrelsome journalist shouldn’t have meddled.
I shouldn’t have let her stay.
But she’s hiding something in those deceptive blue eyes.
Something deeper than her thirst for a news story.

I make a deal with her to buy time.
To unravel her lies. To play with her. To satisfy my darker appetites.
When she buckles beneath my belt, I’ll send her away.
Unless I buckle first.

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Pam Godwin

Pam Godwin Books GrayScale

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author, Pam Godwin, lives in the Midwest with her husband, their two children, and a foulmouthed parrot. When she ran away, she traveled fourteen countries across five continents, attended three universities, and married the vocalist of her favorite rock band.
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Java, tobacco, and dark romance novels are her favorite indulgences, and might be considered more unhealthy than her aversion to sleeping, eating meat, and dolls with blinking eyes.

Review: Knotted by Pam Godwin

KNOTTED, Book #1 in the TRAILS OF SIN series

Genre: Dark Cowboy Romance
Series: HEAs with no cliffhangers. Each book is a different couple. Must be read in order.

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I try to forget her.
It’s impossible.

Growing up together, Conor and I shared all our firsts.
First love, first kiss, first…
Not all our firsts.

We were sixteen the night she was violently assaulted while I helplessly watched.
I’ll never forget the sounds of her suffering.
Or my inconsolable agony when she left Oklahoma.

Years later, she returns to honor our teenage pact.
Except the boy she loved is gone, replaced by a ruthless cattle rancher knotted with secrets.
She doesn’t know my dark cravings or the trails of sin that lead to her.

I don’t deserve her, but one truth remains.
She’s mine.

MY REVIEW

Knotted by Pam Godwin
Jake & Conor
I THINK I DIED A LITTLE ON THESE PAGES
5 Stars!

What a ride! I mean, holy hell in a hand basket… this one was unforgiving and exhilarating. Really folks, from the first chapter…THE FIRST CHAPTER I was shocked, hooked , and gearing up for 110% full on angst. I got it!

I wanted this book to go in so many directions, sometimes it did, other times it went the complete opposite and truly, I was ok with that. Julep Ranch is a place that feels like home even to me, the reader! Pam does a brilliant job (as usual) of unfolding the setting, the landscape, and the feel of emotions involved.

Conor Cassidy is a free spirited young woman who stares despair in the face and pushes past its clutches only to be thrust into another conundrum. She’s remarkable and strong, She’s honest and unique, and she’ll steal your heart, break it and put it back together again.

Jake Holsten is all in where Conor is concerned. He’s loved her his whole life and no one or thing will ultimately come between them, or so I thought. He’s honest to a fault, but has to bite his tongue to keep his girl safe.

There aren’t too many supporting characters or at least not ones I care to mention. There is of course Jarret (Jakes twin) and Lorne, Conor’s brother. These two cowboys are going to rock the pages of book 2 and book 3 and holy moly guacamole people, those books are going to be scorching.

I loved this story with my entire soul. It was captivating right away and the characters are genuine and likable and drew me in instantaneously. The dialogue flows easily and sounds natural. The storyline is irreplaceable and the pacing flawless. The tension is immediate and leads you to a path of destruction, refurbishing, love, and acceptance. What a breathtaking tale!

 


PREORDER LINKS

BUCKLED #2 – Jul 10, 2018
BOOTED #3 – Sep 18, 2018


Pam Godwin

Pam Godwin Books GrayScale

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author, Pam Godwin, lives in the Midwest with her husband, their two children, and a foulmouthed parrot. When she ran away, she traveled fourteen countries across five continents, attended three universities, and married the vocalist of her favorite rock band.
.
Java, tobacco, and dark romance novels are her favorite indulgences, and might be considered more unhealthy than her aversion to sleeping, eating meat, and dolls with blinking eyes.

Hot New Release: Knotted (Trails of Sin Book 1) by Pam Godwin

It’s LIVE!

KNOTTED, Book #1 in the TRAILS OF SIN series

Genre: Dark Cowboy Romance
Series: HEAs with no cliffhangers. Each book is a different couple. Must be read in order.

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I try to forget her.
It’s impossible.

Growing up together, Conor and I shared all our firsts.
First love, first kiss, first…
Not all our firsts.

We were sixteen the night she was violently assaulted while I helplessly watched.
I’ll never forget the sounds of her suffering.
Or my inconsolable agony when she left Oklahoma.

Years later, she returns to honor our teenage pact.
Except the boy she loved is gone, replaced by a ruthless cattle rancher knotted with secrets.
She doesn’t know my dark cravings or the trails of sin that lead to her.

I don’t deserve her, but one truth remains.
She’s mine.


PREORDER LINKS

BUCKLED #2 – Jul 10, 2018
BOOTED #3 – Sep 18, 2018


Pam Godwin

Pam Godwin Books GrayScale

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author, Pam Godwin, lives in the Midwest with her husband, their two children, and a foulmouthed parrot. When she ran away, she traveled fourteen countries across five continents, attended three universities, and married the vocalist of her favorite rock band.
.
Java, tobacco, and dark romance novels are her favorite indulgences, and might be considered more unhealthy than her aversion to sleeping, eating meat, and dolls with blinking eyes.

New Release & Review: Three is a War by Pam Godwin

The conclusion of the Tangled Lies series is now available!

Three is a War (Book 3)

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Three means war.
Three sides vying for forever.

Cole.
My first love.
The bad boy with the dangerous smile and passionate temper draws attention like a lit fuse on dynamite. But his dark molten eyes spark only for me.

Trace.
My second chance.
Over six feet of Norse god in a tailored suit, he calculates every move and seizes my hungry breaths with an iron fist.

Me.
The free-spirited dancer, torn between two men with no resolution in sight.
I tried leaving, staying, refusing, and surrendering.
What options do I have left?

I love two men, and I do the only thing I can. I fight.

 

MY REVIEW

Three is a War by Pam Godwin
Trace, Danni, and Cole
SO MANY FEELS, I’M OVERWHELMED
5 Stars

Attention: This is the THIRD book in this trilogy and if you haven’t read the first two STOP NOW!!! You NEED to read One is a Promise and Two is a Lie before you read this one… YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!! Incidently, book one is FREE at the moment!!!

This book, this trilogy, this love triangle is everything I thought it would be and more. Sometimes I thought I knew where this was going and for a time I was spot on, but nope, Pam takes you on the wildest ride ever with this heartbreaking and exhilarating tale of affection, treachery, and acceptance.

Danni has a difficult decision to make. Does she choose Cole because he was her first love and the man she made plans to marry? Or does she choose Trace, the one who taught her to love all over again and brought dancing back to her life? She has six months to decide and six months to be loved and love the two most beautifully fucked up men I’ve ever read about!!!

Cole still seems to me to lean more towards acting like a bad boy. He wants Danni in the worst way, but sometimes his antics and actions make me wonder if he’ll ever grow up. Don’t get me wrong, I love the boy a ton. I’m just not sold on his arrogance. Now, Trace is the man for me! I’ve been #teamtrace since the beginning of this story and nothing has changed! He’s so damn bossy and commanding that when he speaks I feel like kneeling at his feet!

This trilogy will be on my top ten list for 2017 fer sure. It was brilliant the way Pam played it all out. My emotions were all over the grid! The characters are commanding and everything they feel, you will also! No matter what happens here, trust me when I tell you that you will feel a multitude of emotions from laughing out loud to filling a tissue with a shit load of snot after you’ve bawled your damn eyes out. What a great conclusion to one of the best stories of the year! I loved it with every fiber of my being!

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One is a Promise (Book 1)

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One promise.
One forever.

One look and I knew Cole was mine. My dark rebel in leather. My powerhouse of passion, devastating smiles, and impulsiveness.
When his job sends him overseas, he promises to return to me.
A promise that’s destroyed in the most irrevocable way.

Two years later, an arrogant suit invades my heartbroken loneliness.

Clean-cut and stern, Trace is everything Cole wasn’t.
At first, he’s a job that will rescue my dance company. But as he intrudes on my life, our hostile relationship evolves.
He knows I’m still in love with Cole, but his dedication is my undoing.

Then a catastrophic moment changes everything.

Promises resurface.
Lies entangle.
And an impossible choice shatters my world.

I love two men, and I can only have one.


Two is a Lie (Book 2)

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Two lies.
Two men who don’t share.

I never stopped loving Cole. Not when he left me. Not when he disappeared for three years. Not when he crashed back into my life in a violent explosion of testosterone and fury.
His sudden reappearance questions everything I thought I knew, including how I came to love another man.

Trace is an intoxicating breeze of seduction over ice. My rock. My second chance at forever.
And he’s committed to annihilating the competition.

The battle that ensues wrenches me back and forth between them.
Fighting and fucking.
Resisting and submitting.

Together, they entangle me in a web of lies, rivalry, and desire that weaves as deeply as their devotion to me.

I love two men, and if I can only have one, I choose none.


Pam Godwin

Pam Godwin Books GrayScale

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author, Pam Godwin, lives in the Midwest with her husband, their two children, and a foulmouthed parrot. When she ran away, she traveled fourteen countries across five continents, attended three universities, and married the vocalist of her favorite rock band.
.
Java, tobacco, and dark romance novels are her favorite indulgences, and might be considered more unhealthy than her aversion to sleeping, eating meat, and dolls with blinking eyes.

Other books by Pam Godwin

Deliver Series
DELIVER (#1)
VANQUISH (#2)
DISCLAIM (#3)

Trilogy of Eve
HEART OF EVE (FREE)
DEAD OF EVE (#1)
BLOOD OF EVE (#2)
DAWN OF EVE (#3)

Stand-alones
DARK NOTES
BENEATH THE BURN
DIRTY TIES
INCENTIVE