Boss Girl

Pub Date:   |   Archive Date: 01 Feb 2019

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Now here's an author that just gets better and better.........Emma Tallon's latest book Boss Girl was a cracker of a read.  
I found this book the best so far in this brilliant Anna, Tanya and Freddie series. This is the third book and can easily be read as a standalone book. Emma has created brilliant characters that you will love and they all have a fantastic part in all three of these books. 

Now, I am sitting here wishing I had book 4 in the cracking series to read, and find out what happens next in this Anna, Tanya and Freddie's next stage in their lives.

If you are looking for a brilliant new author to read..........These books are Just Brilliant from Emma Tallon. 

I would highly recommend these:
1. Runaway Girl
2. Dangerous Girl
3. Boss Girl.

5 big stars for this book x

Many thanks to Netgalley and Bookouture for an advanced copy in exchange for my honest review.
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Emma has done it again. Another brilliant read about the lives of Freddie, Anna and Tanya and Co. As usual we have been left wanting more. I can’t wait for the next book to find out how everyone is after all the adventures they had in this book. I don’t want to give away any spoilers, so I’ll just say read this book you won’t be disappointed
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Fast paced, riveting and suspenseful! 

This is the third book in this series and it is fabulous! Although you can read this as a stand alone, it is worth reading the series as it is spectacular. 

Tallon has created characters that you fall in love with, root for, and invest yourself in and this novel taking Anna and Freddie though the next chapter of their lives is no different! 

The book deals with some dark and twisted things as it is about a mob family but they are written perfectly and make you want to come back for more! 

Bring on Book 4!
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OMG this was intense. Anna and Tanya are best friends and they own 2 clubs. Anna's boyfriend, Freddie, is one of the most powerful people in London. Tanya's boyfriend, Tom, works for Freddie. Freddie has a meeting with Crime Boss Frank Gambino but Frank wants Anna's club and won't give Freddie his deal unless Anna gives him what he wants. Then Anna goes missing and Freddie and Tanya are beside themselves with worry and trying to figure out who took Anna. We know Anna is ok and who ever took her wants her for themself. She is getting fed and has a bedroom and bathroom. I knew right away who had taken her and I thought maybe by chance it was someone else. I could not put this book down and at the end you know there will be another book and I will be looking forward to that coming out.
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Wow! A brilliant book that had me racing through the pages. 
All seems well with Anna and Freddie but then Anna returns home and sees that their door has been forced open. Once inside she sees that the property has been ransacked and over £50k stolen. 
Other things start to happen around Freddie and he’s becoming very suspicious. 
He has to work fast to cover his tracks as someone is raking up the past and trying to get him sent down. 
Whilst working with his team he receives a call to say that Anna is missing and he starts to panic. 
Tanya is beside herself and starts to crumble as more and more days pass by. 
Anna is being held in a remote location and has no chance of escaping on her own. 
Freddie has his suspicions but it isn’t until the final hour that he works out where she is and races to find her - but is he too late?
I love the bond that Anna has with Freddie and it is crystal clear he will do anything to get her back. 
Tanya will also fight to the death to find her best friend. 
This is a gripping crime thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat. 
I highly recommend this book and even if you haven’t read the others in the series, you could read this as a stand-alone book. 
Thanks to Bookouture and NetGalley for the opportunity to read this book.
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I did not realize that this book is a part of a series with the characters of Freddie, Anna and Tanya. However, I found the book and the characters easy to latch unto. The book has the right ingredients for a thriller with the background of crime & the underworld - it is fast paced; has well developed characters and the suspense holds right till the end. 

Freddie Tyler’s writ runs over large parts of central London. His girlfriend Anna runs a nightclub which is doing very well. Anna is passionate about her business which she runs with her close friend Tanya, and is also looking to expand. Tanya is a little worried when her boyfriend Tom also wants into the underworld, rather than sticking with a low paying job he holds. Tom is keen to work with Freddie though and makes great efforts to fit in. 

Freddie sees the opportunity for a deal with the mafia to open casinos in London when he meets with Frank Gambino. Gambino however wants Anna’s club in order to help Freddie. All of a sudden Anna goes missing. Could Gambino have broken the rule of not touching the other’s families? Old enemies? Other gangs looking to expand and using Anna to get to Freddie?

The build-up of suspense is very good, and the character development through the story as well. I liked the writing – as it is very clean and focused. 

Definitely recommended if you like crime & suspense novels.

My rating: 4.5 / 5.
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This is book #3 of the Anna Davis series.  It can be read as a standalone book but it does have references to the previous two books of the series, so I would recommend reading them in order to avoid any spoilers!!

This is the third book that I have read by this author, with the other two books being the previous two in the series.  As I started to read, all the characters came flooding back to me and I remembered that I had loved Anna and Freddie’s characters in the previous books!  Freddie is the local gang boss and Anna is not only his girlfriend but a successful businesswoman in her own right.  Teaming up with her best friend Tanya, they have opened a comedy club.  Things are going well until Anna has a visit from a Mafia boss who believed the club belonged to him and warns her that she needs to give it back to him.

This book was absolutely brilliant and had me hooked from the first page.  It’s a typical London gangster book with guns, killings and drugs.  The characters are perfectly suited for this type of book and they were all so realistic that I could picture them in my mind!  I love Freddie’s character!  He is the big bad gangster boss but where his family and friends are concerned he has a heart of gold!  I would love to say I’d love a big tough man to look after me just how Freddie looks after Anna, but then I remember that Freddie is a gangster who thinks nothing of killing someone in cold blood and I back off to a safe respectful distance!

The story itself is fast paced and full of action.  It’s gritty, raw and had my heart pounding so many times I lost count.  The plot was worthy of its own prime time TV slot and personally, I just couldn’t get enough of the activities that goes on in the criminal underworld!  Whilst it is a bit of a violent, and sometimes gruesome, read there is also a touch of dark humour in there which did make me laugh (probably completely inappropriately) at times!!  The re-burying of the already long decomposed dead body did bring a smile to my face!!  I honestly didn’t work out who was behind everything and the reveal was kept a closely guarded secret

Be warned that there is some bad language and a lot of blood, but if you can cope with that then I would whole heartedly recommend this series of books!  As each book comes the series is getting stronger and stronger and I can’t wait for the next book!!  Thank you to the author, the publisher and NetGalley for this copy of the book.
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When I read the previous book, I fell deeply in love with Freddie. I know it's not the man your parents would like you to introduce them to, but beneath the tough surface, he does have a good heart and he is a like a vulcano. You never know when he is going to erupt or which stream of emotions are going to flow out of him.

I was really excited to meet up with the characters again and I could not put the book down. I finished it at 1.30 am! So Emma Tallon - sleep : 1 - 0. But it was worth every minute I lost sleep over it. 

I was so proud of myself that I was right about who the culprit was. If you have read the prequel (of course you have lol) and you pay attention here, it's quite clear, but the suspense as well as the reading pleasure remain on a high level the whole book through.  

This story is like a minefield. Regularly one explodes and your heart stops for a few moments. 

When you finally reluctantly close the book, because there were way too little pages, the only thing that goes through your mind is : When can I read the next book,please?

5 big, fat, shiny stars!

Thank you, Emma Tallon, Bookouture and Netgalley
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I have one regret about reading this book and that is that it part of a series.  Now the other books in this series are purchased and ready for me to read.
This is a hard hitting and very gritty and no nonsense story of the underworld.  Where there are no rules, where everyone is out to get whatever they want and god help who gets in their way. This includes family. This book is a real page turner,  plenty of action. I just had to keep on reading. This is a crime thriller par excellence. It is pure action and suspense and did I mention that it is violent. All i can say is that I would not like to be a member of this family.  A thoroughly entertaining read,  loved it. I have found a new author who writes explosive crime thrillers. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED and a MUST READ for readers of this genre.
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A nifty thriller featuring the London organized crime scene, a kidnapping, and a vibrant group of characters.  Anna and Freddie are in love.  He's the crime lord (my word) while she runs a club.  When she's kidnapped by someone who is trying to move in on his territory, the gloves come off.  I'd not read the first two books in this series and occasionally felt I was missing something but no matter- this is plot driven and entertaining.  Thanks to Netgalley for the ARC.  It would make a good movie!
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A thoroughly well deserved 5 stars from me! I really enjoyed the previous book in this series. Emma Tallon has a superb way of telling stories in this genre and I hope there is another part to this series because I love all the main characters and have to know what happens to them all.
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I had the first two books on my tbr list for a while so when I was lucky to be given this one in exchange for my review, I read them and my only regret was that it took me so long to get around to them. Emma is a talented author that has you gripped from the start and hopefully it won't be too long until the next book is published. I loved the story and while I had an idea who was behind it, the ending still surprised me. I would like to thank the publishers and netgalley for letting me have the book to review and the opinions expressed are entirely my own views. #Bossgirl#
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Being part of the Underworld isn't always glamorous or easy. Sometimes bodies gave to be buried and killings have to be done. 
Tanya's and Anna one a Gentleman's Club and have recently opened a Comedy Club. They know what it's like to come from nothing. That's why they relate to Freddie and Paul Tyler, know as Underground Royalty in London. Everyday life is living looking over your shoulder. You never know whose out to get you. Sometimes you have to get there first and shoot to kill, even if it's family.
Fabulous read. Strong characters, great story!
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I wish I had known before requesting this book it was part of a series.  This has to be read with the start of book one.  This books are interconnected and readers will be lost though most of the book because the lack of backstory for some of the characters.  

The story is about the underground world where people will do anything to get what they want and its apart of their lives.  That can make it difficult for readers to find a "hero" or someone they can identify with in the story.



Boss girl is dark story and sometimes almost to dark wondering where the happy or light might be.  With the nail biting moments I can honestly say if readers like the dark underworld this series would be for you.  I highly recommended you go back and start with the first story before you start with Boss Girl.

Thank you to Netgalley and the Publisher Bookouture  for the Advance copy of Emma Tallon Boss Girl.
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This book was so amazing. 
I have been following the characters since the first book and look forward to the next one

5* from me.
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Another great read!
Second time I read Emma Tallon.

"She groaned and put her hands up to her head. Why does it hurt so much? Where did I fall asleep?.  She opened her eyes groggily and pulled herself upright.  She blinked and frowned as she looked around.  She was in a room that could have almost been her own bedroom at home.  Except it wasn't...
Her eyes darted around the room and widened as they settled on a camera in the top corner of one wall.  She was being watched.  Her heart thudded against her chest..."

And that was just a few lines of the prologue... I was hooked right away! 

It is never boring and keeps you interested until the end!

Thank you NetGalley and Bookouture for the ARC of this book.  This is my honest review.
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Emma Tallon is a new author for me and after reading Boss Girl I'm hooked. 
Great underworld crime novel that makes you want to read to the end to find out how it turns out for the 'good' guys.
Anna and Tanya are friends who started out with nothing and now through their sheer will and determination are now joint owners of two clubs in London. Anna is in a relationship with one of London's biggest and notorious Faces Freddie Tyler.
The novel centres around these three main characters and their everyday life the problems they encounter and the actions they take which invariably cause problems which can be far teaching. 
Looking forward to the next book.
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It comes to it that you will kill for your family . 
Anna Davis is under pressure from her West End Nightclubs and the opening of another club . 
Her boyfriend Freddie is nearly owed Two nightclubs and it will be happening in another deal .
When Anna went out at night she doesn’t come back . Freddy is worried about her  and it means taking down whole of London to find her.
I received an ARC from Book outre
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Boss Girl from Emma Tallon is the third book in the Tyler series.  This book can easily read as a standalone, as I have not read any of the other books in the series. Emma Tallon is a new author for me.
Anna Davis is under pressure. She is the Boss of Club Anya and now opened a comedy club with business partner Tanya. It’s opening night and they celebrate with Anna’s boyfriend and gangland boss Freddie Tyler, who owns most of London and Tanya’s boyfriend Tom, who wants a slice of the pie that Freddie has and asks if he can start working for him. The story continues when Freddie and Anna gets burgled and then Anna gets kidnapped. Freddie thinks that the only person that can be responsible is mafia boss Frank Gambino that has arrived from America.
If you love stories about the British criminal underworld, then this book is for you.  I loved this book from the very first page. It gripped me from the start and totally drew me in. It had great characters and l liked how gritty and suspenseful the story was. But, also the rivalry between the gangs.  I can’t wait now and read the rest in this series and to see what else Emma Tallon has in store in the future. I am so glad I chose this and thank NetGalley and Bookouture for a copy of this book. massive big 5 stars from me.
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Loved it! The book reminded me of Martina Coles' earlier work. Tension and drama, excellent character development. This book definitely kept me on my toes.
I felt that the book could have been even longer  since I truly felt connected to the protagonist and her plight.
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