Excerpt Reveal & Giveaway: Beautifully Brutal (Southern Boy Mafia #1) by Nicole Edwards

Posted June 11, 2015 by bookstobreathe in Book Blitz/Promo, Cover Reveal, Preview/Teaser / 0 Comments

Excerpt Reveal & Giveaway: Beautifully Brutal (Southern Boy Mafia #1) by Nicole EdwardsTitle: Beautifully Brutal
Author: Nicole Edwards
Series: Southern Boy Mafia #1
Publisher: Self-Published
Release Date: June 16, 2015
Genres: Contemporary Romance
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Sometimes love isn’t beautiful...

Sometimes the only way to describe it is beautifully brutal.

If you think you know him… You’re wrong.

If you think you know his family… Wrong again.

If you think you know his story… You don’t.

If you did, you’d likely wonder how the hell a man like Maximillian Adorite managed to make it to this point in his life. At twenty-nine, he’s experienced more than most people could only ever imagine, all thanksto his family. Organized crime they call it. Mafia.

No matter how they spin it, it comes down to one thing. Max gets what he wants. Except for the one thing he wants most.

Her name is Courtney Kogan.

And now that he’s had a taste of her, Max knows he’ll never be able to let her go.

The Southern Boy Mafia series is a spinoff from the Sniper 1 Security series. It has been set up to be read without reading Sniper 1 Security, however, the characters will frequently cross over.

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Sometimes love isn’t beautiful…

Meet Max & Courtney is this southern mafia romance!


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Sixteen Months ago.

 “Holy shit,” she said softly. “That’s a nice car.”

“You like it?” he asked, sounding proud of himself.

“Who wouldn’t?” the newest model convertible Corvette Stingray was likely the sexiest car of the all. She’d always had a fondness for sports cars, but she’d never been truly fond of Corvettes. At least not until they recently released the Stingray again.

            Max stepped in front of the car, blocking her view of the car. “Happy Birthday.”

            “How…?” Confused she studied him. “How did you know?”

            “What? That it was your birthday or that you’d want that car?”

            Courtney peered around him. “That… That’s for me?”

            “It is,” he told her. “Now go check it out.”

            Feeling slightly off kilter, Courtney slowly moved around the car, her gaze darting between Max and the sleek shark gray metallic car.

            “Seriously, Max. This is… Well, it’s incredible, but you know I can’t take this car.”

            “Yes you can,” he told her simply.

            The top was open so she peered inside, taking in the sexy jet black leather interior. She wondered what it would feel like behind the wheel.

            “Get in,” he told her as he opened the passenger side door.

            When he slipped into the car, she grinned. What the hell. It wouldn’t hurt to take for a test drive, right?

            And then, when they got back she’d tell him she couldn’t keep it. Because falling in love with him was one thing, accepting a car that likely cost him close to a hundred grand was something entirely different.

            “Pull over,” Max instructed when they were hidden by a copse of trees deep on his land. He’d wanted her to test drive the Corvette, but admittedly he’d had something else in mind as well.

            Another birthday present for her.

            Courtney stopped the car, frowning when she looked over at him.

            “Don’t look so upset,” he said with a smile. “Now get out.”

            If he wasn’t mistaken, there was a hint of concern in her eyes, but he shrugged it off. He didn’t want to think that she’d fear him for any reason. She’d surprised him earlier when she muttered for him not to hurt her and he had to wonder where that was coming from.

            Then again, she knew him, knew what he was capable of. But in the same sense, if she ever thought he would hurt her, she didn’t know him at all.

            Once she met him at the front of the car. Max turned to her, taking her into his arms and crushing his mouth to hers, his hands trailing the thin fabric that covered her. She’d worn a shirt, which had been his suggestion and again, he’d had something in mind when he made the request. He had to wonder whether she’d figure that out yet or not.

            Easing her back onto the hood of the car, Max pulled back enough to look at her.

            “Kick off your shoes. Wouldn’t want you to scratch the paint.”

            Courtney grinned, and her shoes hit the ground.

            “Now for my next gift,” he told her.

            “And that would be?” She asked, grinning.

            “An orgasm. On the hood of your car.”

            Hmm. I like the sound of that.”

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About Nicole Edwards

Nicole lives in Central Texas with her husband, kids and her two dogs. Although she has been writing since a very young age, she has recently ventured into the full time world of writing and is loving every second of it.

She is the author of the Club Destiny and Alluring Indulgence series and working on more projects at this time.

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