The Lies Between Us
Devi’s Dust MC, #4
by M.N Forgy
Cherry’s life growing up was nothing short of a nightmare. Having an abusive father forced her to fend for herself from an early age. Bruised and emotionally broken, she finally escaped, running straight into the comfort that Lip’s arms brought. In the beginning, everything seemed to fall into place perfectly. He made her forget the messed-up ways of her life. But secrets can’t stay neglected. They have a habit of revealing themselves regardless of the consequences. Terrified, Cherry can’t speak a word or she’ll lose it all.
Lip is no stranger to the criminal life. Growing up among convicts, he wanted nothing more than to show his worth. He’ll do anything for the club without question, including serving six years in prison. But nobody could have predicted life’s plan. Rugged, tattooed, and wanting nothing more than to have Cherry, Lip is no longer the man whom Cherry remembers. After his release, he came out a beast with more secrets and lies than his cage could hold.
This was another fantastic book this wonderful MC series. I helped promote the first book but missed the opportunity with books 2 and 3. So, when I signed up for this book, I had some catching up to do. I shouldn’t have been worried. I was so absorbed in the whole series that I devoured all the books in just a matter of days. The whole series is full of angst, hot sex, action, and suspense. There’s also some sweetly romantic moments (well in the realm of an outlaw MC Alpha biker). So, by the time I got to this book, it was no surprise that it fell right in line with the rest of the books.
I loved how Lip and Cherry met. It’s totally unconventional but totally them. Things are intense when they first get together and then Lip takes the fall for Bull and goes to jail for 6 years. Lip will do anything for his club but 6 years in prison would change any man. Lip is not only loyal, but is a hot as hell pierced biker that likes to break rules and has a temper. Cherry had a crappy childhood with an abusive father and growing up in a trailer park in a horrible part of town. She’s done what she had to to survive. Of course her feistiness, beauty, and that iron will reel Lip in. When they reconnect after Lip gets out, things aren’t the same. These are two very strong people that I feel privileged to get to follow on their journey.
M.N. Forgy has an incredible knack for pulling you into the crazy world of the Devil’s Dust MC and making you feel connected to each character. I felt invested in their well-being (as was the case for each book’s characters). The ups and downs, emotions, hot sex scenes, action, and everything in between are put together in the perfect way so that you feel like you’re right there with the characters. This was another awesome story line and I really hope there’s more to come from the world of the Devil’s Dust MC. I have a big fondness for this MC and their Ol’ Ladies. 5 out of 5 palm trees!!!!!!
After he leaves, I open his wallet, reading his name, address, weight. All of it.
“Phillip DeLuca.” I taste his name running off my lips as I trace my finger over his picture. He’s so handsome. He’s the kind of guy most people would be afraid of, but not me. I want to get to know him. Lost in a daydream, my car door is yanked open.
“Where the fuck is it, bitch?”
“What?” I shriek as I’m pulled out of the car and slammed forward onto the hot hood. “I don’t have anything!” I scream, trying to pull free. He shoves me back down on the hood. His hand tangled in my hair.
“Don’t think about moving,” he spits, his tone harsh. I roll my eyes and continue leaning over the hood. My heart slams against my chest in pure panic, and my hands shake. He pulls away and leans in to the car. Within seconds, he finds his wallet. Shit.
He peers at me with a fierce energy in his eyes. The intensity has me pulling off the hood, scared out of my mind.
“You have some balls,” he mutters, shoving his wallet back in his pocket. His tone is soft and tender suddenly. I turn my head and eye him angrily.
“Fuck you.” I cross my arms and lean my hip against the car. My choice of words more confident than I’m feeling.
He steps up to me and grabs my hips hard with both hands. My skin burns, and my mouth parts with desire. His brown eyes find mine, and his hands yank my body closer to his. I feel like all the air is sucked from my lungs as I search his dark eyes. Placing my hands on his solid chest to steady myself, my palms buzz with excitement.
“You’d like that, wouldn’t you?” He looks me up and down and leans in close. “You’d like it if I pushed you over the hood of this car and fucked you ‘til your legs gave out.” His words feather against my lips, he’s so close. I hold my breath, willing my body to pull away, but I don’t move. Just when I think he’s going to kiss me, he grabs my hand and pulls it upward. I furrow my brows and watch as he pulls a pen from his back pocket, pulling the cap off with his teeth. He writes his number and the word ‘Lip’ on my hand.
“Call me. Don’t make me come find you, Cherry.”
“Cherry?” I ask out loud.
“Your swimsuit,” he yells over his shoulder before starting his bike. I look down at my white shirt noticing my cherry bikini peeking out from the bust line. A smile creeps across my face. I know I shouldn’t like him, but I kind of do. Driving past me, he winks and I swear I sigh like a damn fool.
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The Scars that Define Us
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The Broken Piece of Us
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The Fear That Divides Us
The Devil’s Dust, #3
Love That Defies Us
A Devil’s Dust Novella
M.N. Forgy was raised in Missouri where she still lives with her family. She’s a soccer mom by day and a saucy writer by night. M.N. Forgy started writing at a young age but never took it seriously until years later, as a stay-at-home mom, she opened her laptop and started writing again. As a role model for her children, she felt she couldn’t live with the “what if” anymore and finally took a chance on her character’s story. So, with her glass of wine in hand and a stray Barbie sharing her seat, she continues to create and please her fans.
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