#1, The Syndicate: Crime and Passion
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Maxim has stayed alive—and on top—for years through a ruthless combination of brains and brutality. He’s grown the Syndicate into one of the world’s most powerful criminal enterprises.
He cares for no one.
The woman he never should have saved…the one who holds the remnants of his long-dead heart.
Senna doesn’t know why Maxim spared her all those years ago, or why he’s kept her by his side. But she does know that nothing—not his beautiful cruelty, not the black void where his heart should be—can stop her from loving him. Wanting him.
Even though she shouldn’t.
No turning back.
Years of obsession sharpen to a knife’s edge when Senna begins to crave her freedom. And when an old rival discovers her existence, Maxim must fight to keep her alive, even as he battles his need to possess her completely…no matter the cost.
I was so excited to see a new series by this author. I just love her writing style. It was also nice to hear a mention of characters from her Romanian chronicles series, however vague they were. The characters in the book were so very well developed. I LOVED them all. I want a book for Adrian and Sergio. And I'm curious to see what becomes of another character I can't mention or it will be a spoiler. This series has so much potential. I can't wait to find out where it leads. In the beginning, I couldn't for the life of me believe that Senna could ever love Maxim. Just knowing that he was with the person who murdered her family. But it wasn't as you would think. I also liked how the couple first got together. It wasn't anything like I thought it would be. Senna was so bold to approach him. Oh I'm dying to just tell all! Just go read it! Lol.
Maxim and Senna are complicated individuals learning to deal with the harsh realities of the hand they were dealt. Senna losing her family by Santos and Maxim saving her from..... Did Maxim save her only to make her a prisoner? Did Senna develop an unhealthy attachment to her savior? Will they be able to develop a healthy relationship? Looking forward to Reign!
I really liked this story. Although it was a mafia-type story there was a beautiful love story as well. Loved it can't wait to see what else happens in the syndicate and with the characters.