Savage:

An Enemies to Lovers Mafia Romance

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Pub Date 07 Jul 2021 | Archive Date 28 Jul 2021

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Description

He scares the living daylights out of me. But not for the reasons he might think. And that scares me even more. Hazel He’s magnetic. Tall and commanding. Heartbreakingly gorgeous.

Borne of ice. Ruthless. Dangerous. And his dark, mesmerizing gaze is locked onto me. This man is fantasy in the flesh. Callum O’Daire.

Darling of Boston’s moneyed society and king of the underworld. And I’m here to ask a favor from this soulless creature. Beg, if I have to. I despise him. Body and soul. Callum Hazel Brentwood. Even from a distance, she’s striking. Stands out. Eyes like dark gold that glittered with fire and untapped passion. She needs my help.

But I hate the Brentwoods. All of them. Old money that covers sins and crimes that will never be answered to The very thing keeping Hazel so pampered and pretty. Blood money. If anyone’s going to tear her to shreds, to destroy her, it’s going to be me. My way. Sultry stares, passionate embraces, and suspense await you inside Savage.

This enemies-to-lovers mafia romance will have you flipping the pages, begging Callum or Hazel to make the first move!

He scares the living daylights out of me. But not for the reasons he might think. And that scares me even more. Hazel He’s magnetic. Tall and commanding. Heartbreakingly gorgeous.

Borne of ice...


Advance Praise

Sultry stares, passionate embraces, and suspense await you inside Savage. This enemies-to-lovers mafia romance will have you flipping the pages, begging Callum or Hazel to make the first move!

Sultry stares, passionate embraces, and suspense await you inside Savage. This enemies-to-lovers mafia romance will have you flipping the pages, begging Callum or Hazel to make the first move!


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Loved this enemies to lovers story with so much angst and backstory which brought out the imperfections and perfections in the characters.

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I have literally just finished reading this novel. Oh my goodness, it is so exhilarating and passionate. Just reading it gave me a rush. The thrill, the adrenaline and just the story in general ticks all the boxes for me. I thoroughly enjoyed the read. It more the exceeded my expectations. It was that good that I almost didn't get to go and do my shopping because I was so entranced and glued to this book out of sheer fascination and intrigue. I would highly recommend this book. Well done on a great book.

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This book has the perfect mix of mystery and romance. I enjoyed the relationship between Hazel and Callum as there is a forbidden element but they also can banter with each other. While this book did have some issues I still really enjoyed reading this book. All in all this book was really entertaining to read and I enjoyed the story a lot.

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Read it within a few hours. The relationship between Hazel Brentwood and Callum O’Daire is very push and pull. Hazel is searching for her birth mother and needs Callum’s help. He comes from an entirely different world than she and they have an instant spark than burns brighter and brighter as the story progresses. There are back and forth, and twists and turns in this story to keep you coming back for more. Great read and highly recommend.

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Get ready for this enemies to lovers mafia romance. Hazel Brentwood is in search of her biological parents, something she has thought about for many years but after finding some notes left behind by her adopted brother she heads off to gain some help. Callum O’Daire is the last person she wants to ask for help but as his name was written next to the info she had he must know something and be able to help right? Hazel becomes the thorn in Callum's side, the bad penny that just keeps returning, Finding her way into his house, at his meetings etc all to gain his help. But as Callum has a huge chip on his shoulder where the Brentwood family are concerned he is less than willing to help. Although he finds himself helping anyway, convincing himself it is only to get her out of his life, but it appears there is a much stronger pull between them. A push and pull romance, family secrets and lies as well as heartbreaking discoveries.

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5 STARS for SAVAGE : An Enemies to Lover’s Mafia Romance by Anna Ray ARC received from Netgalley and author/publisher in exchange for an honest review. Opinions expressed are my own and have not been influenced in any way. Really loved this book - could not put it down !! Here are just a few reasons why : Great cover and visual of Callum ( Bookblurb would have me one clicking ) Age gap The chemistry and tension between the (2) main characters of Callum and Hazel is just incredible Mafia genre - a favorite of mine Enemies to Lovers Plot twists galore and awesome story line Angst and more angst Laugh out loud funny dialog A cute stray pup named Killer Serious themes that are all part of the roller coaster storyline - murder , secret adoption, drug use & violence Chemistry that is off the charts Hard won HEA I highly recommend Savage and I for one will be checking out this author’s ( Anna RAy’s ) backlist ! What an amazing read - 5 off the chart stars

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Hot DAMN! This is not your grandma’s romance novel. This book will suck you in right from the very first word. Do not read if you are easily offended, this mafia romance is not for the tender hearted. Callum and Hazel’s love story will keep you on the edge of your seat. Hoping for more from this author soon.

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This was my first time reading this author and I enjoyed her writing style. There was a good overall flow and balance between our more heated scenes and story action. Overall, I did enjoy this book, it was fun and an easy read and definitely worth the read if you enjoy mafia romance .

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An enjoyable enemies-to-lovers, opposites attract story that captivates you from the first page. Hazel Brentwood wants to learn information about her birth parents after she finds a note that her brother has left for her. It leads her to a man who cannot stand her family, Callum O’Daire. He is the only person who can help her so Hazel has to stick with him nevertheless. One thing that they definitely did not expect is falling in love. Over the course of the novel it is apparent that they are nothing alike as Hazel is from a rich pampered family and Callum comes from the streets. He tries to intimidate her quite often. Whilst they work together and some mysteries are uncovered they find that they are pulled towards each other. The hot chemistry is impossible to ignore. And it is not only a love story, as the twists make quite an interesting book.

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ARC received from Netgalley and author/publisher in exchange for an honest review. Opinions expressed are my own and have not been influenced in any way. I really enjoyed reading this book and it was dark read filled with vengeance and hate. This book captured my attention from the very first page and i just had to read ahead. The main characters, Hazel Brentwood; a rich high society woman and Callum O'daire ; a self proclaimed street rat who made his own empire, have to work together to find h's birth parents. I could definitely feel the chemistry between them, it was very steamy and erotic. That being said I was not too sure what to think about Hazel. I absolutely liked how she went after what she wanted and that she didn't hide her feelings from Callum but, she was also continously putting herself in dangerous situations where the hero had to come rescue her. I liked Callum's character, he was funny in a very understated way and his inner monologues about Hazel were so funny and cute. Although he didn't say it outright to us I could see he cared about the heroine in the little things he did. I can figure out the plot twists of almost any book a few chapters in, but i was not ready for the plot twist here. It utterly took me by surprise and that doesn't happen enough. I was going to give this book 3 stars but just because of the plot twist i give this book 4 stars!

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I finished this book late last night. Twice I put it down to go to sleep, but then picked it back up again to finish. I had to know the conclusion. A gripping, well told tale of the rich, famous and criminal elements of today. Hazel and Callum are well fleshed out, and have good and bad sides, just like us. I think that's what makes the book so entertaining. I look forward to reading the next one. I was provided this book in exchange for an unpaid, honest review.

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4 Savage stars! ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Savage is a story of Hazel trying to find out the meaning behind the cryptic message left by her brother that has the name of a mysterious Callum. And her trying to find out who her birth parents are. Callum is having his own mystery to search that relates to Hazel's adoptive father or not? It started with a strong and mysterious first chapter that captured my attention. There were times where both the MCs annoyed me and made me want to smack them upside down. 🤭 But there were so many moments that made me smile and giddy for more. Like the scenes with the dog Killer (he was so cute) and the banter between Callum and Hazel and how she doesn't let him order her around. There there is Callum's friend Damon. I liked him and I hope Anna Ray writes his own story because I would love to see him fall in love. 🤩❤ I gave an extra star just for the writing style of Anna Ray and the mysteries that she had added to this story. 🤗 Overall I enjoyed this story and it was a new plot in this genre for me. Doesn't find anything repetitive with other stories of the same genre. But there is one cliche that I'm not a fan of and I wouldn't be spoiling that in the review. Still, I like this story.🥰 Thank you so much, NetGalley, publisher, and author of this book for providing me an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Grateful for it. 🙏🏾🧡

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This was a lot of fun. I loved their chemistry, the tension the steam. I loved it. I would totally recommend this. I loved the way the author build the world.

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Savage by Anna Ray turned out to be even more than I expected. I really really enjoyed this story. It was very well written and easy to get into the storyline. I loved the characters and felt it had a perfect flow to the story. Highly recommend this book. I will look for more books from this author ARC was provided by Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

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This is the first book by this author for me. The blurb really pulled me in to try this one. Hazel is looking for help in finding out about her birth mother. Her brother Sam left a note making it seem like Callum knew something. Callum needs her to. This story is a bit intense. Might be a hard read for some and have triggers for some readers as well. Callum is pretty blunt and often rude. He seems in a inner struggle with himself often. Hazel starts out pretty weak but as the story progresses becomes stronger and more confident. It felt like I was going to get whiplash from all the back and forth Callum did with how he treated and felt about Hazel. He couldn't live without her but thought for her sake he should. It really kept my interest throughout even it frustrated me at times. A good solid read for me.

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A slow burn book.. Hazel and callum heat up the pages with all the sexual tension between the two... A total opposites attract book.. Hazel determined to find her birth parents leads her to a dangerous man like callum... A great book to lose your self in...

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A delicious bad boy is out for vengeance. An innocent rich girl is trying to find out more about her birth mother. Was it fate that put them in each other’s path or was it the directed by an outside hand? While there was a heated attraction between Hazel and Callum, I was getting a little whiplash from Callum and his indecisive feelings. There was an interesting mystery to solve which I didn’t see coming until right before the reveal. I hope Damon gets a story next!

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