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Vows of a Mobster: Age Gap Mafia Romance

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I received an advanced copy of this book from the publisher through netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This book is well written and the characters are described well. This is my first book by Eva Winners and I can't believe I haven't read any book by her until now. The friendships in this book is fantastic. The relationships within this book is good. This book is set in Boston, Massachusetts and mentions Italy. This is a really enjoyable romance book. I can't wait to read more books by this author in the near future. I highly highly recommend this book to anyone and everyone. This ebook is in stores for $3.99 (USD).
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I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. I'm so thankful to the author and publisher for the opportunity, but this book was not my favorite read of the month. I felt like the potential for the book was there, but the execution was not. I just didn't enjoy it as much as I thought I was and it was all too much and not enough at the same time. 

I just felt like the story was dragged out for SOOOOOO LONG! I felt like this book could've been a novella and I would've enjoyed it much more. The story just had so many elements, but they were executed well enough to follow or enjoy and I didn't really like the characters all that much. I mean they all had their moments, but it wasn't enough for me to really give this review more of a higher rating. 

I wanted so much for the main character because I did really like her and her story, but everyone around her made her story kind of blah. The mystery was there and the interest, but the drawn out plot made the mystery lack luster. 

Alsooooo... these mobsters were not dark or scary like I wanted so that kind of ruined the illusion of this trope as well.

Overall, the idea was great, but the execution was not.
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Vows of a Mobster is a fun and steamy romance that I really enjoyed! With rotating POVs from various main characters in the book, the story follows Brianna, a young mother, as she finds herself falling for Mateo, head of the Italian mafia. There's danger, passion, and eventually love and happiness as Brianna and Mateo traverse through everything that gets thrown in their paths.

Overall, I enjoyed Vows of Mobster! In my opinion, it had its ups and downs and was a little too long, but I really liked seeing Brianna and Mateo grow closer. Emma was such an amazing character, and every scene with her made my heart so happy. The friendships were solid, but I did think that some of the side relationships moved too quickly and were unrealistic. I'm a sucker for a steamy romance, and this book certainly delivered on that aspect. I'm curious to read more from Eva Winners; I will have to check out other books from this author! 

Thank you to NetGalley and Winners Publishing LLC for the ARC of Vows of a Mobster by Eva Winners.
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Omg this book sucked me in with the first page.... A definite must read book for sure... It has a Little bit of everything from drama to comedy, and everything in between....
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I was so excited to read this book when I read the book summary. This was my first read by this author and I must say it did NOT disappoint! Throughout this book, I just wanted to savor every word. everything that the author wrote made me visualize everything that was taking place like it was right in front of me the entire time. Mafia and age gap reads are some of my favorites and this one just kept me wanting more. 

Personally, I want more about this family and their worlds. Their entire story just sucked me in and made me want to never finish. Slowly learning about Brianna and Emma's life before Mateo was a great way to help build their relationship throughout the book. At the start of the book you have Marissa, Daphene, Brianna, and little Emma and throughout you learn their story and where it leads them to in their life. I love the steamy scenes that were incorporated into the chapters.

I cannot wait to find more books by Eva Winners and to continue reading her books. Thank you, NetGalley for providing me a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.
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A wonderfully written love story about two strong people finding each other. While dealing with their own lifes and more drama from the outside trying to keep them apart
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I was so excited to read this book! It took me longer than expected mostly because for some reason I've been on a mafia kick. Since this was my first time reading from this author, I wanted to make sure my opinion was not in any way biased because when you are reading the same genre book after book sometimes comparisons are made and that's not what I wanted to do with this book. This one I wanted to savor and boy, did I savor this book. It was like literally liquid fire and I was there for every. single. line. 

Honestly, I would read more about this world, this couple, and I will be reading more from this author. I was a tad bit nervous about the age gap. I love me some age gap romance but I've been finding some books that I did not like the age gap (there was something that as a reader I did not enjoy) but I didn't find this book to trigger me in a bad way. This triggered me in all the good ways. I'll be re-reading this book soon and I hope to read more from this author!
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Thank you NetGalley for providing me a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.

This book started off super strong with three best friends whose bond was solidified by a secret from their past. I loved all three of them, their honest relationship, their love for smut. This book is PACKED with anger and violence and mystery-something that is expected of a mob romance book. As the book progresses though, the author starts to branch out and you to start to read from more and more perspectives. I'll be honest, it wasn't my favorite writing style but it didn't really pull away from the plot so I dealt with. The one thing that I will say about the plot though...it gets repetitive. Literally the same "major twist" happens three times in the book, which started to get old. At the last time, I literally thought to myself "again?". Overall-good, classic mobster romance.
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This was a good read and my first time reading a book like this. I enjoyed reading this book and it was a quick read. The author kept me guessing what was going to happen. Good plot and character building. I really enjoyed reading this book.
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Sexy and Extra Steamy!! Awesome dark Age gap romance, quick and fun to read. I will be looking for more from this writer!
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Hot hot hot. I loved this book. I thought it was going to melt my kindle. I haven't read this author before but will definitely be changing that.
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I received an earc of Vows of a Mobster by Eva Winners via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This has in no way influenced my thoughts and feelings. 

I didn’t know what to expect when I started reading this one. I had some good things about floating around and it sounded like my type of book. However, I was very disappointed. Vows of a Mobster by Eva Winners follows single mum, Brianna as she tries to do everything she can for a daughter, so when her best friend gets her a job at a family business she feels like she is going somewhere. But then she meets Mateo, and let’s just say things get very intense from there. Not only is he an alpha male, but he is the head of his family and his Italian Mafia. 

Vows of a Mobster started strong, I was really into it. Brianna and Mateo were hot. I was feeling pretty okay with how fast the romance was moving, and then we get to about 50% off the book and it just derailed. So many things were added to this book and the plot that I couldn’t get keep up. I seriously didn’t know what was going on at times. Not only that there was also a lot of plot holes that appeared and were never really filled. 

I wanted to like this book so much, but it just wasn’t for me. There are a few things that I did enjoy though. I loved Brianna’s relationship not only with her daughter but with her best friends. Marissa and Daphne were just fantastic and they would all do anything – and I mean anything for each other. 

Overall, Vows of a Mobster by Eva Winners just wasn’t for me. There were major plot holes, it felt like there were thousands of things going on at once and the romance was just okay. I had heard such great things about this one, that it did let me down. In saying that, this book might be just what you are looking for. It has high stakes, a hot couple and will keep you on your toes.
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Absolutely Brilliant.
This is my first time reading this author and I was impressed.
This ticks all the boxes for a Mafia Romance and the age gap just makes the story even better. The men are all alpha, protective and obsessed with their ladies and the plot is complex and original.
I loved all the characters and I hope the others will be featuring in stories of their own.
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WOW. Honestly I devoured this book in a day. This was one of those books that I was so thankful I was approved for. I am talking as soon as I read the synopsis I requested it and kept checking to see if I had been approved, and then as soon as it dropped onto my shelf I obsessively read. This book was so good. I have read a few books that have mafia themes, but this book by far is above the rest in my opinion. I am also a sucker for age gap romances and I think this one was done really well. I think that there were parts that were a little taboo, but they were done in a way that made sense to the story and didn't feel excessive. This book in my opinion had a great balance of storyline, character development, and spice. I was hooked from the first page but around 35% I quite literally could not put the book down. These characters live rent free in my head and I honestly wish it had been just a little longer, because I loved the love in the stories, but I also loved the friendships even more. I also appreciated the fact that while their were popular tropes incorporated, it didn't feel as though the author was following a commonly used formula that's overdone. I just truly cannot express how much I enjoyed this book. I truly thought it was amazing. For sure one of my favorite books of the year. I am really grateful I was approved for this book, and it definitely will not be my last from this author. I cannot recommend enough.
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I love mobster romances...I tend to stick to the Russian ones but this one sounded most appealing! And I was very happy I requested it.  It had it all, compelling characters, mystery, Alpha-male, romance, steamy sex. Yeah I had a hard time putting it down. It was a pretty fast read, with good pacing. My first Eva Winner book and it won't be my last. Thanks for the preview.
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This age gap, mafia romance was high on my list to read. Unfortunately this book did not work for me.

The beginning started off great and I was so intrigued by Brianna and her story, especially her daughter who is sick. Brianna starts working for mafia's legit business where Brianna catches the eye of Matteo, the mob boss. Matteo is almost 50 years old and no women has caught his attention like Brianna has. 

Things escalate very quickly and to be honest, this is where it goes downhill for me. I kept holding out hope that the story would get better for me, but it never did. I always look for new authors to read and new mafia romances to recommend but this one didn't do it for me. 

There was so much that happens in this book between the plot and the characters. 

**Thank you NetGalley for an eARC of this book in exchange for my honest review.**
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This book is definitely for you if you are into mafia heroes and steamy sex. The book has got a good story line with plenty of steamy sex spicing it up. A great read with full of drama till the end. Definitely go for it.
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*Thank you to Eva Winners and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review*

Vows of A Mobster is a standalone, age-gap romance with a mafia twist. Brianna, a 25yo single mother, needs health insurance for her 4yo daughter, who is battling leukemia for the 2nd time. She takes a job at a company that is run by the head of the mafia, though it is legal company. When she catches the eye of Mateo, the head of the family, their relationship escalates quickly. Brianna has a sordid past and worries that Mateo will find out. 

There were so many things I loved about this story - the relationship between Mateo and Brianna is insta-love but seems legitimate and the connection was apparent. The storyline with her daughter Emma is heartbreaking. I also loved Brianna's friends. Everyone should aim for friendships like that. 

A couple of things that I would change; The story regarding Emma's Father seems a bit convoluted and long. I would definitely make it shorter. I was also uncomfortable with the scene at the end with the voyeurism, only because they forced her young daughter to watch. 

TW: childhood cancer and effects from chemo.
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The unthinkable happens and it’s a joyous-flaming ride! The Vows of a Mobster was captivating to say the least. It’s a book that if you were to put down for a sec, you would be ansy to pick it up and read some more. 

I will say, that it took me sometime to get in the groove of it, but oh man! Once you do- you’ll sail your way to the end! 

Mateo is one hot and possessive Mafia Boss. Jesus! He had my panties soaked throughout and I don’t say that half-heartedly. Believe me when I say he is one hot MF. 

Brianna and her two besties are characters that I would seriously want to hang with. They are thought as thieves. The adventures that these three go on… is something to read about. 

I did do a lot of skimming throughout, but the story and the characters were well entertaining.
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Dark and twisted. This book is perfect if you love growling men, sweet women and a bit of spice to the live life.
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