Monday, 22 August 2016

Blog Tour, Review & Giveaway ~ Where the Snow Falls (Seasons of Betrayal #2) by Bethany-Kris and London Miller


Where the Snow Falls
by London Miller & Bethany-Kris
Seasons of Betrayal #2
Publication Date: August 8, 2016
Genres: Adult, Maifa Romance, Organized Crime


Book Description:

Blood always leaves the brightest stains where the snow falls.Fresh out of lockup, Kazimir Markovic is focused on two things only—having Violet Gallucci back at his side, and putting his father in the ground. With his plans already in motion the very second he’s free, Kaz goes after what’s most important. Violet first. Vasily second.

The Russians are out for blood.

The Italians want their blood back.

It’s only a matter of time before someone comes for Kaz and Violet—hiding was never in their plans. And they’ve been waiting for this …

The game they’re playing is dangerous.

Someone always has to lose.

From authors London Miller (Den of Mercenaries) and Bethany-Kris (The Chicago War) comes the second installment in the Seasons of Betrayal series that has readers calling it “A modern day Romeo and Juliet.”


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Our Review:

Reviewed by Donna ~ 4.5 stars
***ARC received for an honest review***



“There wouldn’t be any torture tonight. It would be simple. An execution…”


OMG, I need the next book. Seriously, gimme, gimme, gimme. I feel sick. OMG, Bethany Kris and London Miller, how could you do this to me? This series has been so addictive from the very beginning and Kaz and Violet are one of my favourite mafia couples. So, diving into this one with high expectations it was a relief not to be disappointed as this was definitely no filler book. This was a fantastic sequel and one that was action packed from the very beginning. Kris and Miller took no prisoners, throwing you into the thick of it from the start and they don’t relent, even to the last word.


“…he started a war, and I plan to finish it.”


Where the Snow Falls is the continuation of the forbidden mafia romance between Kaz and Violet, Kaz being Russian and Violet, Italian. Their families had called a truce years ago as long as they stayed out of each other’s way and off each other’s turf, so when the son and daughter of the respective mafia bosses fell in love, you knew that all was never going to end well. But as we knew from book one, this truce was born from blood and betrayal, one that Kaz would never forget and wanted vengeance for.


“I was never given the choice with my family. Kaz has always been my choice.”


This book starts with Kaz and Violet being reunited, despite their father’s best efforts to keep them apart. Now the battle really begins. Not only for justice but for their lives. Everyone is out for blood and Kaz and Violets is top of the list. The lines between good and evil are extremely blurry and not knowing who to trust is high on their lists. But Kaz has respect amongst his peers and now it is time to regroup before the real battle begins.


“Welcome to Chicago, Violet Gallucci. I certainly hope you’re worth the trouble you’re about to cause.”


The character connection, as in book one was on point, the heat, chemistry and palpable connection that these two had radiated off the pages, that insatiable hunger felt real, tangible and with every moment apart and every moment together, not once did I not believe in them as a couple. It is this connection that has you rooting for these two. I have lived and breathed this couple for two books and with every page and every breath held I find myself falling down the rabbit hole of Mafioso heroics, murders and culpability with these two at the forefront of my thoughts. I desperately want these two to get the happy ever after they deserve, yet with each scene that Kris and Miller deliver it seems that hope just scatters further and further away.


“You don’t have to be good enough for everyone else, Violet, only him.”


What an ending though, my heart in my mouth, my hand on my heart, I literally couldn’t breathe. These two authors are pure, unadulterated evil, they are evil personified. Twice they have ripped out my heart and stamped on it and now I have to impatiently wait to be put out of my misery. Or at least I hope to.


“You are your father’s son.”


This series is the perfect balance of suspense and sex, it is intriguing yet intoxicating, the intense plot more than carries a beautiful romance steeped in trust and love. The growth of Kaz throughout this book only intensified my love for his character. From the alpha male in the bedroom to the commanding presence he resonates on every single page. From being an “I” to an “Us” this man takes on his responsibilities and no man, family or foe will take that away from him. I really wanted Violet to embrace her inner mafia princess in this book. I know that she had been sheltered but she knows that their lives are on the line, I desperately want her to step up to the plate in book three, Kaz cannot take on the world on his own or is it too late?


“Blood always leaves the brightest stains where the snow falls.”


Bring on book three, NOW!!!

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DON'T MISS HOW KAZ & VIOLET'S FORBIDDEN LOVE STORY STARTED IN WHERE THE SUN HIDES!


In places where the sun can hide, the darkest betrayals are made.Violet Gallucci and Kazimir Markovic have grown up in the same city, but on opposite sides of the game they call life—Violet, an Italian principessa della mafia, and Kaz, a Russian Bratva heir. Lines have been drawn, and they know not to cross them.

Their paths crossed once, a long time ago, but when they meet again, the territory and rules set out by their families that have kept them separated seem to bleed away.

She's more than her last name …

He’s more than a Russian …

But secrets from the past—and the people determined to keep them hidden—have other plans for Violet and Kaz.

Rival families.

One city.

Star-crossed lovers.

They should be enemies.

It could mean war.

This is just the beginning …

From authors Bethany-Kris (The Chicago War) and London Miller (Volkov Bratva) comes a thrilling, sexy new series—Seasons of Betrayal. Where the Russians and Italians clash in culture, mafia … and love.


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About the Authors:

Bethany-Kris


Bethany-Kris is a Canadian author, lover of much, and mother to three young sons, one cat, and two dogs. A small town in Eastern Canada where she was born and raised is where she has always called home. With her boys under her feet, snuggling cat, barking dogs, and a hubby calling over his shoulder, she is nearly always writing something … when she can find the time.

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London Miller


With a degree in Creative Writing, London Miller has turned pen to paper, creating riveting fictional worlds where the bad guys are sometimes the good guys. Her debut novel, In the Beginning, is the first in the Volkov Bratva Series. She currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and two puppies, where she drinks far too much Sprite, and spends her nights writing.


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