Quickie Review: The Purest Hook by Scarlett Cole

Posted May 26, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Quickie Review: The Purest Hook by Scarlett ColeThe Purest Hook (Second Circle Tattoos, #3) by Scarlett Cole
on May 3rd 2016
Genres: Romantic Suspense, Contemporary Romance
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Source: Provided by NetGalley

Can a love built on secrets survive?

Rugged, hot, and rock hard, Dred Zander is exactly the type of man that normally sends Pixie running. Not dreaming about running her hands down his washboard abs...and lower. The lead singer and guitarist for the band Preload embodies trouble behind his quick smile and guarded eyes, and Pixie left trouble behind her years ago along with the name Sarah Jane Travers and the pathetic trailer her mom called home. With her abusive past in her past, she has a new life, a new family at Second Circle, and a dream of opening her own business. She needs capital and time. What she doesn't need is a tempting long-haired rocker or the paparazzi that follow him around.

But Dred has other ideas. Pixie's sweet hazel eyes, purple hair and kaleidoscopic tattoo of exotic flowers that swirl up her arm haunt his dreams, and he knows she wants him too. He just has to convince her. But as a juicy exposé threatens to expose their pasts, and a blackmailer terrorizes their present, Pixie and Dred have to decide what really matters and fight like hell to keep it.

Steffi’s Review

Can this series get any better? It just has!

The Second Circle Tattoos series is a definite binge read. After reading the first two books back to back, I was beyond excited for Pixie and Dred’ story. We always knew that Pix’s past would play a major role in her book but I was pleasantly surprised that it didn’t overshadow the romance since Dred also has a troubled past and more than complicated life. A relationship between the two takes work and effort but their attraction is so strong, they always find their way back to each other. I absolutely loved Dred’s band mates and am ecstatic that there will be a spin-off with everyone from Preload – so many great stories to tell and I know Scarlett Cole will do them justice.

I am rooting for Scarlett for the RITA awards. Very deservedly, the first book in the series, The Strongest Steel, was nominated for two RITAs this year. If you haven’t read a book in this sexy, exciting and gripping series yet, what are you waiting for? Scarlett Cole knows how to write romance and you don’t want to miss out on her magic!


About Scarlett Cole

The tattoo across my right hip says it all really. A Life Less Ordinary. Inked by the amazingly talented Luke Wessman at the Wooster Street Social Club (a.k.a. New York Ink). Why is it important? Well, it sums up my view on life. That we should all aspire to live a life that is less boring, less predictable. Be bold, and do something amazing. I’ve made some crazy choices. I’ve been a car maker, a consultant, and even a senior executive at a large retailer running strategy. Born in England, spent time in the U.S. and Japan, before ending up in Canada where I met my own, personal hero – all six and a half feet of him. Both of us are Scorpios! Yeah, I know! Should have checked the astrological signs earlier, but somehow it works for us. We have two amazing kids, who I either could never part with or could easily be convinced to sell on e-bay.

I’ve wanted to be a writer for a really long time. Check through my office cupboards or my computer and you’ll find half written stories and character descriptions everywhere. Now I’m getting the chance to follow that dream.


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