Bewitching The Biker by Glenna Maynard

⚠ This review contains minor teasers!

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• BLURB •

I’m an outlaw.
A man who takes what he wants without asking, and what I want is her.
I’ve been bewitched by a vixen. The witch has me under her spell.
She hexed me.
Everyone thinks I’m crazy, but I’ll prove it.
I’m not supposed to fear anything. I never have.
Until her.
They call me Sandman but Bianca is the one haunting my dreams.

Bewitching the Biker is book 7 of the Royal Bastards, Charleston WV, Chapter but can be read as a stand alone.
Suggested reading order:
The Biker’s Kiss
Lady & The Biker
Tempting The Biker
Keeping The Biker
The Biker’s Lucky Charm
Taken By The Biker
Bewitching The Biker

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• MY REVIEW •


“Fuck me she’s a witchy dream come true. I’ve never wanted to fuck a wicked witch more in my life.”


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Eeep! Complete and total fun halloween-y addition to Glenna’s already amazing RBMC series! What a novella! 😍🙌

In just a short amount of time this story had me both swooning and laughing my ass off at the banter between Binx (aka Bianca) and Sandman! It’s a great little romance read perfect for the season of pumpkins, sweater weather, and all things eerie! Glenna has managed to shine a spotlight on a character that, to be honest until now I hadn’t really paid much attention to in the series’ previous books. Sandman is gruff, sexy, and all-out alpha, yet seeing him constantly get knocked down by a five foot tall minx of a heroine was a hoot to see! *Ka-pow!* 👊😂

Both protagonists are such lovable characters but I have to admit I immediately gravitated towards Bianca because I found her so relatable. If like me, you’re a huge fan of the cult film (and novel) Practical Magic, I guarantee you will enjoy this story too! It might technically be an MC romance but there’s definitely magic and suspense in the air.


“You can fight fate, deary, but she always wins in the end.”


A novella that had great world-building especially from Bianca’s witchy world, and a nice little build-up to their romance. I was so immersed in the development of their relationship that I honestly was bummed to see this story abruptly conclude. I would’ve loved one more chapter… or at least another few pages. But I’m giddy with excitement that Glenna does have more plans for this couple because they’ve seriously become a hot ticket item! ❤  

Here are the things I thoroughly loved about this book that you can look forward to:

  • Hate-to-Love (Banter! Banter! Banter!)
  • Opposites Attract
  • Zingy Banter
  • Tons of Brotherly Love
  • A sprinkle of Paranormal Activity
  • Laugh out loud one-liners! 😮🤭 

Great in-between read that’ll lift up your spirits 👻 (no pun intended). It can be read as a standalone book but this series and all the characters from Glenna’s RBMC world are addictive as fudge, and it’ll be a shame if you don’t read them all. 

Fast-paced storytelling but it’s hearty, multi-dimensional, and full of genuine characters. You’ll get a kick out of both Bianca’s and Sandman’s inner dialogues and opinions of one another as it’s told from dual points of views. The secondary characters from the comic reliefs to the adorable sidekicks added the extra oomph!   

Glenna’s writing style has always been effortless to follow and this one is no different. She has a way of sucking you in from the opening scene. There’s a sense of being watched, secrecy, and mystery throughout that gives the entire setting a buzzing thrill. Ironically, for a Halloween-themed story it’s actually one of Glenna’s less darker storylines but don’t worry, you can still expect enough MC elements within. Halloween, an unexpected romantic connection, and a motorcycle club… nuff said!  

RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Thank you Glenna Maynard for the opportunity to read an advanced copy! 🧡

🔔 Interested in reading Bewitching the Biker? Grab your copy here: Universal Link

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👑💀 More reviews for the RBMC Charleston, WV Chapter!

The Biker’s Kiss by Glenna Maynard
Lady & The Biker by Glenna Maynard
Tempting The Biker by Glenna Maynard
Keeping The Biker by Glenna Maynard
Taken By The Biker by Glenna Maynard

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Taken By The Biker by Glenna Maynard

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• BLURB •

Holy is his road name, but there is nothing saintly about him.

Holy

What started as a simple assignment became an obsession.

Hazel’s my Prez’s niece. He tasked me with tracking her down. Falling for her was never part of the plan. I’m not taking no for an answer. She will be mine. If I have to kidnap her to prove my point I will. She belongs to me.

Hazel

I’ve always been on my own. Nowhere to call home. No family to call my own. I don’t answer to anyone. Especially not a bossy biker who claims my family ordered him to find me.

Refusing him was mistake number one. Number two was attempting to seduce my way out of the situation.

I’ve been taken by the biker, but I don’t know if I want him to let me go.

Taken By The Biker is book 6 of the Charleston, WV chapter of Royal Bastards MC. This book can be read as a standalone though for best enjoyment, the series  should be read in order. 

The Biker’s Kiss
Lady & The Biker
Tempting The Biker
Keeping The Biker
The Biker’s Lucky Charm
Taken By The Biker

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• MY REVIEW •

After reading Glenna’s dedication at the very beginning of this book, I knew I’d gotten a teasing heads-up on what Holy’s and Hazel’s story would entail. 😳🤭 I had read the previous books in this series and already had an idea but finally reading their story from their points of view was an eye-opening and gripping experience!

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I’m not a huge fan of BDSM in my romance reads, but their story caught my attention right from the get-go that I realized fairly early on that the BDSM elements not only heightened Holy’s unique character but his bond with Hazel as well. And I admit, it does give an edgier dynamic and contrast to the MC having a couple who’s a little more on the wild side. 😜

To cut to the chase, I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. It’s another amazing addition to Glenna’s RBMC Charleston Chapter series. Both Hazel and Holy are such likable characters and their history made their relationship all the more genuine to see redevelop. They had quite a tragic past that clearly left lasting effects on both their lives and their mentality. But their strong bond was endearing to see that it wasn’t hard to get completely invested in seeing their journey play out.

It’s suspenseful with such grittiness, but it’s such a hearty storyline. Well-placed lightheartedness and banter throughout kept the overall atmosphere from going too dark but make no mistake this story is heartbreaking, soul-crushing, and at times just downright unfair.

Please note there are sensitive subject matters that may be triggering for some readers, such as violence, sexual harassment, child abuse, domestic abuse, drug abuse, and sexual assault. This book is intended for readers 18+ only.

I’ve always found Glenna’s writing to be consistent and effortless to follow. Whilst the books in this series can technically be read as standalone, I would still recommend you read it in publishing order because the world-building gradually expands with each book, and by this one, you can see how well the brotherhood (and sisterhood) have come since the first book.

There’s a great balance of MC elements and romance. As the story develops, you can see how much both Holy and Hazel open up and take a chance on each other. It’s fast-paced storytelling and things were constantly happening. There were a couple situations where I didn’t completely agree with either Holy’s or Hazel’s decisions, and although this is their second chance, putting aside the romantic aspect of their relationship, in my opinion their reconnection wasn’t as in-depth as I was hoping/ expecting (considering their history). With the pacing, I also felt like the ending was rushed through. Normally I would be more bothered if a story had ended abruptly, but after having read the previous books in this series, I can look past it knowing this won’t be the last we’ll hear of Holy’s and Hazel’s relationship, and that they’re bound to make appearances in future books.

Putting aside their kinky sexual preferences, they’re both relatable characters with realistic insecurities, struggles, and dreams for the future. Holy may have eccentric tastes in the bedroom, but he’s also a caring and loyal person, and a great brother to the rest of the MC. Hazel’s life hasn’t improved much since they were kids and despite it all, she’s never given up hoping for a better life for herself. Glenna created characters who are survivors and fighters, and I was totally convinced.

Overall, it was a satisfying MC romance read. It had all the elements I hoped to see from this romance genre. There’s chemistry between the protagonists, a steady storyline with some plot twists, and after the rollercoaster these two have gone through, a well-deserved HEA. The addition of secondary characters and storylines really amped up the tense atmosphere and added more dimension to the story. I was initially a little hesitant going into this because of the BDSM but I hadn’t expected coming away from it with a new favourite couple from the series! 😊

I highly recommend not only this book but this series as a whole. You get easily absorbed in their world and each story is as unique as the characters in them. Top-notch storytelling!

RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Thank you Glenna Maynard and the RBMC team for the opportunity to read an advanced copy! 💙

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👑💀 More reviews for Glenna Maynard’s RBMC Series!

Book One: The Biker’s Kiss by Glenna Maynard

Book Two: Lady & The Biker by Glenna Maynard

Book Three: Tempting The Biker by Glenna Maynard

Book Four: Keeping The Biker by Glenna Maynard


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Royal Harlots MC Teaser

Eeep. Exciting news MC romance fans!

RBMC has a hot new addition coming soon! 💄

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— BLURB —

The RBMC is about to get hit with a new wave of badness.

You’ve met the men of RBMC.

Now meet the women of the Royal Harlots MC.

They’re sexy.

They’re extreme.

They take no excuses.

And they will be the first in line to shed blood in the name of their club.

The Royal Harlots MC Anthology is a part of the #RBMC World!

Proceeds for this Anthology will be going to Harbor House-a nonprofit organization that fights domestic violence in the community. https://www.harborhousefl.com/

Participating Authors:

  • Crimson Syn
  • Nikki Landis
  • Glenna Maynard
  • Deja Voss Romance Author
  • Elle Boon
  • B.B. Blaque
  • Jessica Ames
  • J. Lynn Lombard
  • J.L. Leslie
  • KL Ramsey
  • Khloe Wren
  • Chelle C. Craze
  • Eli Abbott
  • Shannon Youngblood

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— TEASER —

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— Royal Harlots MC —

A Royal Bastards MC Anthology

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📣 Coming January 2022

Genre: MC Romance
📚 Add to your TBR: Goodreads
📓 Pre-order your copy now!
Amazon  |  Universal Link

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Royal Bastards MC Series

3rd Run

July 6, 2021 – January 4, 2022

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Welcome to Royal Bastards MC where loyalty is king.

29 of your favorite authors have come together to bring you a brand-new series.

27 stories.

One hell of a ride.

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Keeping The Biker by Glenna Maynard

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• BLURB •

You’re invited to attend the wedding of Alexa and Murder, Royal Bastards MC style.

They said we’d never last. He was a married man. Off limits.

Now after all these years Murder is mine till death do us part. I’ll do anything to keep my motorcycle man. For him I risked it all and now comes the reward. His ink branded on my skin and his ring on my finger. Today is the first day of our forever.

Please note for best enjoyment the Charleston, WV Royal Bastards MC books should be read in order of release.

  1. The Biker’s Kiss
  2. Lady & The Biker
  3. Tempting The Biker
  4. Keeping The Biker
  5. The Biker’s Lucky Charm
  6. Taken By The Biker

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• MY REVIEW •


“May have taken us twenty years to get here but we’re here.”


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Ugh. Anyone else who has had their heart crushed from reading Alexa and Murder’s story up to this point will be in agreement that this book was one big, happy sigh! What started out as a long, tedious, hell of a journey of a secret love and roads not taken finally receives a well-deserved HEA!

This is a novella, and whilst I would’ve loved a longer story, it still gave me so much feels! An adorable and lighthearted (for the most part, anyways) conclusion to what was initially a rollercoaster ride of a relationship between Murder and Lex! After reading it, I can honestly say that I am relieved that the angsty drama in their lives is officially done and dusted, and now they have the rest of their lives to look forward to. Nothing but good times ahead!

Trust me when I say once you reach Keeping The Biker, you will be giddy with happiness at seeing Alexa and Murder truly be together. It’ll be like a weight has been lifted off your shoulders at seeing all the road bumps and deterrents gradually cease to exist. I tell ya, it’s bloody satisfying to read! 🙌

What I also enjoyed seeing was the other characters in this series and seeing snippets of their lives. It has me eager to read what’s installed for them in future books… (looking at you Link and Pam)!

Short but sweet, and packs a punch! Dual points of view and well-paced storytelling. You’ll see just how much their relationship has developed and how much they’ve both grown and matured over the years. All her life Alexa has been put through the ringer, yet seeing her still standing strong as ever is one of the reasons why I find her such a fierce heroine. Murder, despite some of his actions throughout their journey has my unwavering support for the guy. These characters are so authentic in their emotions through their hardships that it’s hard not to like them. If anything, it makes you root for them even more.

You find with MC romances, you usually get the “Old Lady” and “Old Man” titles amongst the couples, but it’s refreshing to see a story where an MC member (and in this case a President, for that matter) to be the one pushing for a marriage with their partner. The amount of love Murder has for Alexa is evident within this story that it will legitimately make you swoon.

A good balance of romance and MC elements. Little bit of suspense with some moments I did not see coming. Always entertaining to see the dynamics between the brothers, but it’s also cool to see the family ties and friendships formed — especially amongst the women.

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I am lusting over this RBMC series of Maynard’s! The more books she adds into the series, the more you get sucked into their ever-expanding world. It’s amazing. I would abso-fucking-lutely recommend this to fellow dark/ MC romance readers. Just make sure you read from the beginning and not skip any to ensure you get the entire story!

RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐


Read more of my reviews of Glenna Maynard’s books!

The Biker’s Kiss by Glenna Maynard

Lady & The Biker by Glenna Maynard

Snow White & The Biker by Glenna Maynard

Tempting The Biker by Glenna Maynard


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Tempting The Biker by Glenna Maynard

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— BLURB —

He’s married and twice my age, but I can’t walk away.

Murder—
We were never supposed to happen. Alexa’s my daughter’s best friend. I’m a married man. I’m too old for her, but stolen glances turn into more than either of us are prepared for. I’ve made promises I can’t keep. I’m the Prez of Royal Bastards MC. I’m not supposed to be tempted by her innocence. My head swears that I don’t love her, but my heart won’t let go.

Alexa—
Murder’s married. Off Limits. But I want him. He’s a powerful man. Untouchable and unbreakable. I’ll be his dirty little secret. No one has to know. We’re playing a dangerous game. A deadly one that will leave me with a broken heart or worse, but I’ll do anything to prove to him that what we share is a ride or die love. And for Murder, I’m willing to risk it all.

Tempting The Biker is part of the Royal Bastards MC world.
Recommended reading order for best enjoyment within the Charleston, WV Chapter:
The Biker’s Kiss
Lady & The Biker
Tempting The Biker 

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— MY REVIEW —

Warning: Minor teasers included. Read at own risk.

Oh. My. Goodness.

My fave book so far by Glenna Maynard! I haven’t read very many (yet) but yes, this book gave me a roller coaster of emotions that I always love to experience in my reads.

I had trouble putting this book down. You already get a taste of Alexa and Murder’s relationship from the previous book in the series, so I couldn’t help but have that sense of anticipation to see where it all began.

It does not disappoint! Their story is told from dual POVs and spans over almost 20 years of their lives.    


“Would give you the world if I could.”


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And without a doubt, this book shone a light on Alexa that you would never have expected — especially based on how she was portrayed in Lady & The Biker (book two). I couldn’t get enough of seeing Alexa’s growth from adolesence to adulthood. In my opinion, she has one of the best character developments I’ve read in a long time. The horrific, tragic events she’s had throughout her life is unbelievably heartwrenching and at times hard to read about. What got me is how constant these events were for her. The girl just couldn’t catch a break, and you can’t help but sympathize and fully understand when she loses it and breaks down or even lashes out. 

(Please Note: This book contains sensitive subject matter that may be triggering to some readers. It contains kidnapping, sexual assault, physical abuse, violence, drug use, and adultery).

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If I was going to base my opinion of Alexa only what I’ve read in Lady & The Biker, then I would’ve completely based it on the damaged, broken Alexa. This book not only reveals Alexa in her entirety but it shows how much she’s evolved from the young, carefree teenager that she was when she was first introduced. If I hadn’t read this book, I most likely would not have liked Alexa as a character as much as I do now. She goes through the ringer, yes, she makes a lot of stupid decisions — and you will definitely won’t agree with her every single time… but damn if she isn’t also a person of strength and willpower (in her own way).

Murder isn’t a bad guy… per se. He’s actually quite caring and protective. But I’m also not going to sugarcoat when I say that you’ll find yourself cussing his ass out one too many a times reading this. You’ll question what the hell Alexa sees in him? Why she won’t let go? And for the love of the book gods why she can’t just suckerpunch him in the nutsack!!? But you know what? Just like me, you’ll have to read it, let the story soak in for a few days or so, and realize that what’s meant to be, will be. 😜   

I know this book is technically both Alexa and Murder’s story but in my opinion, Alexa will hold your attention just a smidge more (and deservingly so). I appreciate and am thankful that Maynard decided to write their story because their journey is one unforgetable uphill battle of proportions that is so worth experiencing.

There’s a lot of push and pull and a constant merry-go-around to their relationship that’s honestly frustration galore! But no matter how many times they move one step forward only to be shoved five steps back, you will be clinging to hope that things would somehow miraculously work out between them.


“I don’t hate you. Sometimes I wish I could. I want you to find happiness. It’s just not going to be with me.”


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This was a slow and steady paced storytelling, switching back and forth from our hero and heroine’s POVs. As I mentioned earlier, their story spans almost 20 years of their lives but for the majority of the book, it’s told from the earlier years of their complicated relationship. 

I’ve said this countless of times in previous reviews — I love me some MC romances and I like to think I’m not overly picky as long as there’s great chemistry between the protagonists and some storyline. But when you come across one that has such world-building, such contrast between the characters and a constast flow of development and character growth, then it goes without saying, it stands out from the crowd. This book is one of those!

I thought it was amazingly written, the atmosphere envelops you in, making you feel like you’re going through their crazy journey with them. Throughout the highs and lows, the struggles, heartbreaks, and the fleeting happy moments they manage to share in between. 


“I don’t want the world. I only wanna live in yours.”


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Ugh. A truly spellbinding storytelling of second chances and never taking things for granted. Their story will wreck you, leave you in a sobbing mess, but without a doubt also leave you with a sense of relief, contentment and most importantly… happiness. 😊 I don’t think I have to tell you folks that I would recommend this book. Whether you’re an avid MC romance fan or not, if you enjoy romance books, I’d hit this one up!

But make sure to read the previous books first as the characters and their backstory are interconnected with one another. 

RATING: ♥♥♥♥½



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Read my reviews for the other books in the series!

Book One: The Biker’s Kiss by Glenna Maynard

Book Two: Lady & The Biker by Glenna Maynard



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Snow White & The Biker by Glenna Maynard

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— BLURB —

She’s an heiress and he’s the outlaw hired to kill her.

She’s supposed to be an easy target. One bullet and done. All I have to do to earn my Original Seven MC patch is pull the trigger. It sounds easy enough until I make the mistake of falling for her. When the time comes, I will have to do what I was born for and end her life. Only I can’t stop thinking about her red as blood lips and how good they taste or her dark as night hair wrapped up in my fist. It’s either kill her or take her place six feet under. In this life you can either ride or you die.

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— MY REVIEW —

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My fourth book from Glenna Maynard… annnnnnnd I may just be a little obsessed! 😅 She was a newly discovered author for me late last month and since then I’ve been on a Maynard kick and loving it! 🙌

The funny thing is when I started reading Snow White & The Biker a few days ago, I had total deja vu until it clicked that I had read something of Maynard’s long before and just hadn’t realized until now. A sample of this very book was included in the MC anthology Love, Loyalty and Mayhem (which I read earlier in the year). Stupid me read it, loved it, remember thinking I gotta read the rest of the book, but well… life got in the way and I completely forgot about it.

Fast forward to the present, I’m reading this book, indeed realized I had already read the first few chapters of it, and now even more excited to what happens. 

Now that I’ve finally finished it, was it all that I hoped? Hmm…

A modern day fairytale retelling of Snow White set in a dark MC world? Let’s see… I uhh yeah…. effin’ loved it!


“Violence. Death. Blood. Betrayal.”


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I adore me some fairy tale retellings (the darker the better), and I’m a daily MC romance fiend! Combining these two in one resulted in brilliant chemistry! I don’t know why I’ve never encountered fairy tale retellings set in MC romance backdrops until now. This was a treat and just another example of why I can’t seem to get enough of Maynard’s books right now. 

She has a knack for writing books that have a way of sucking you in instantly within the first chapter. The characters are immediately intriguing and the storytelling is relatively easy pacing from the get-go. Here, Snow White is modern and goes by the name Sybil — and yes there’s still the wicked stepmother who’ll have you clenching your jaw. But let’s be real here, it’s all about the hero… or in this case, the modern day huntsman, the anti-hero Diego who just so happens to fall for the fairest of them all and is willing to go to such extremes (and I do mean EXTREMES) to ensure he gets a happily ever after!


“Love doesn’t come without pain and sacrifice.”


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I should mention to you folks who are interested in reading this little baby — if you can’t hack graphic details, I suggest you suck it up and just deal because if you skip out on this book, you’ll regret it. But no seriously, kidding aside, there are a few scenes here that are a little detailed, a little gruesome, and a little shocking. So keep that in mind.

The mutiple POVs included gives this book more dimension. It provides the reader insight to almost all the main and secondary characters’ mindset and displays the dynamics between the characters and their relatiionships with one another well. It’s a refreshing change from the romance reads that usually only contain dual POVs. Here, you get the twisted minds of the antagonists too!

If you’re a fan of Snow White, love a juicy character-driven storyline full of revenge, game-playing, and heated banter, then you have got to add this one to your TBR. For a relatively quick standalone read, the world-building and gritty atmosphere was created right off the bat and gradually expanded the further the characters’ lives are delved into.

I would’ve liked to have seen more individual character development from both Sybil and Diego, but it’s no dealbreaker. Understandably the plot and with things unraveling relatively quickly between the two, there wouldn’t be much growth with either one of their personalities with the timeline they had. Fortunately, the constant push and pull in their relationship is an entertaining upside to watch unravel that any issue I had with the little character development faded into the background. 

Besides the revenge plotting, the chemistry between Sybil and Diego is what I clung to the most. Not wanting to admit crushing on the bad boy but when said bad boy reciprocates those feelings and is not willing to let you go? Well… I don’t know about you romance readers, but that’s going to get my attention. I didn’t even factor the ruggedly handsome good looks and charm in! Hehe.


“I’d kill for you, baby. Bleed for you. Die for you.”


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Overall, a cool balance of MC elements and romance. I enjoyed this twisted Snow White retelling. It’s definitely a different take from all the others I’ve read in the past. Maynard is fast becoming one of my auto-buy romance authors with the rate of how many books of hers I’ve been reading lately. 

The suspense was constant from start to finish with some unpredictability thrown into the mix.

Sybil and Diego are likable lead characters, especially if you like seeing spunky, determined heroines who may or may not be completely innocent, and stubborn, alpha-esque heroes who are a little twisty in the head.    

If you haven’t read anything of Maynard’s yet, this is a great book to start off with as you’re not committing to a book series. If you enjoy reading MC romance books, then this is also a recommended book not to be missed. 

RATING: ♥♥♥♥/5

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Read more of my reviews of Glenna Maynard’s books!

📚 Royal Bastards MC: Charleston, WV 

The Biker’s Kiss by Glenna Maynard
Lady & The Biker by Glenna Maynard

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Lady & The Biker by Glenna Maynard

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— BLURB —

She’s an angel thrust into the chaos of the devil’s playground.

I’m a Royal Bastard who doesn’t deserve her. She’s too young for me. Too pure and too good. I’m going to ruin her and break her heart. I know it and she knows it and yet neither of us can stay away. I watched Wylla Mae transform from a girl into a lady. She’s forbidden and tempting with her soft curves and big doe eyes. Everything I crave and all that I deny myself until a moment of weakness forces me to break.

An enemy is on the move and when he sets his sights on her, all bets are off. I’ll move heaven and hell to keep her safe in my arms.

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— MY REVIEW —

Okay… Okay…

The Biker’s Kiss had the potential for this MC romance series to be a big hit. Well… Lady & The Biker just made that potential into a reality! 🙌


“We’re a team. It’s you and me, Whylla Mae.”


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I was not expecting to be sucked into this story that I read it in one sitting. Whilst I am immensely addicted to MC romances, there are some romance tropes I’m not big on or have not read a lot of good ones of to want to read anymore from said trope. Lady & The Biker is an age-gap, opposites attract biker romance.

I do love me some opposites attract but age-gap romance has never really grew on me much. But I can say with absolute surety that Maynard wrote Easton and Wylla Mae’s relationship beautifully. I’m not going to lie, their first encounter had me taken aback (because you know they’ll eventually end up together romantically) but the further you read, you gradually see their relationship develop, you get a sense of their unique bond and their age difference almost fades to the background.

I thoroughly loved that their story was written throughout a span of a decade during different times of their lives.


“She gave me a sense of family outside the brotherhood of the RBMC.”


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Their story is a little bit tragic, a little bit heartbreaking, and will have you thinking about long after you’ve finish reading it. Maynard is a relatively new-to-me author having only The Biker’s Kiss prior to this one but I tell you what, she has won over another fan and reader! 👍

Always a fan of stories told from dual POVs as it gives the thoughts going on from both parties, and with the age difference and opposites attract element in this story, you get to not only see both their perspectives but you’ll see the different dynamics they both bring in. The storytelling was a relatively well paced, excellently detailed writing that’s constantly gripping and suspenseful.

😮 Phoar! What world-building and character development! Not only with seeing Whylla Mae grow up right before your eyes from a sassy little girl to an intelligent, determined young woman, but with East as well.

I loved that over the years their relationship has only grown stronger. They have a great friendship first and foremost, so when their feelings started to become of the romantic natyre the development felt organic — which I think is a big reason as to why the age-gap in this particular book didn’t bother me as it normally would have (based on past experiences with this trope).

This may sound a little weird to some considering this is after all a romance book, but what I loved the most about this story is the growing relationship East and Whylla had over time before the romantic feelings started blossoming. It gave their relationship more realism, less infactuation on Whylla Mae’s side and doesn’t give East that older-man-creeper-vibes. 😅


“I’ll be around. I promise. If you need me, you can call on me…”


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I can’t get over the development between Whylla Mae and East. How much they’ve both grown but have stayed bonded to one another. I adore East for the man that he is. Despite his constant remarks of being undeserving and not a good enough man, he is without a doubt better than most. He’s biker and a gentleman — which I must say is a hot combo in any MC romance book! 😍

Full of temptation, angst and drama that’ll have you hooked from the get-go. With an unsual first encounter that will have you curious about how their relationship will develop and work in the end.

One of the more gripping storylines I’ve read in an MC romance. Maynard not only gave her characters dimension but she’s also even given her secondary characters enough personality and backstory that you’ll eventually want to see more of in the forefront.

Maynard has creatively and cleverly written her characters to be portrayed in a certain light, at certain moments but what you’ll realise is that looks can be decieving. Don’t judge a book by its cover so to speak. 😉 Add this element along with the world-building and characters’ development, and who’ve got yourself a story full of depth.

Ugh loved it. The first book is a novella which is an introduction to Royal Bastards Charleston Chapter. This however, is the first full length novel in the series and it’s not to be missed!

Whilst this is only the second book in the series, the stories do interconnect with another, so I recommend you read the first book prior to delving into this one.

Perfect for MC romance fans!

RATING: ♥♥♥♥/5

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Read my review for the other books in the series!

Book One: The Biker’s Kiss by Glenna Maynard

Book Three: Tempting The Biker (Coming Soon!)



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Hope you’re all doing well and off to a great start to the new month! Happy reading and as always, catch you in my next one! Xo

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The Biker’s Kiss by Glenna Maynard

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— BLURB —

One kiss is all it takes to bring him to his knees and have him asking for forever.

Roane Connors doesn’t do relationships. He’s been burned before and isn’t looking to repeat past mistakes. All he needs is a warm body in his bed for the night. Someone to ring in the new year with. Julie Wilson ticks all his boxes. She’s back in town, hot, and single. When the clock strikes midnight one kiss ignites a spark this royal bastard’s not ready for.

The Biker’s Kiss is a Royal Bastards MC holiday novella.

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— MY REVIEW —

Glenna Maynard is new-to-me author and when I saw Tempting the Biker — which is the third book in the series, I initially wanted to read it first but Glenna noted that it was best to read from the beginning of the series.

I figured since the first book is a novella, I might as well read it and get a better a idea of her writing style, her MC world, and see if it was something I was willing to continue with. Well? I’m so glad I did! 🙌

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It’s second chance, insta-love romance, and ended up being a cool little novella to kick off the series!

Roane and Jules were high school sweethearts but life happened and they parted ways. Both having been burned from their shitty marriages and both now trying to move on from their exes they never expected to meet up again after all these years. Sparks immediately fly and they both wonder if this is their second chance at love.


“You’re not slipping through my fingers a second time, baby doll.”


All I can say is Roane is not one to beat around the bush. What he wants, he certainly will do everything in his power to get. This MC romance is full of alpha vibes! Roane is one assertive biker. But he’s also a protective bear of a man who would do anything to ensure Jules is happy.

Jules has lost a bit of her spirit but the more time she spends with Roane, the more her confidence returns. She has a likeable personality and isn’t one to rush into anything without at least voicing her concerns.

I’d say this story focuses more on Roane and Jules’ rekindling relationship with the Royal Bastards MC is the background. You get introduced to a couple of the other brothers that gives you a little insight to the club and their bond. Whilst I would’ve loved to have seen more, I understand that this is a novella and only so much can be shared. What was revealed was definitely enough for me to be intrigued about the next couples stories’ in the series. *waggles eyebrows* 😉😉


“Hate to break it to you, baby doll, but you’re in The Devil’s Playground. Normal rules don’t apply.”


One highlight for me in this book (other than the hot and heavy romance) is Pam, Jules’ older sister. She is a hoot and a half! 😂 A great addition to the story to keep it lighthearted and you giggling at her random commentary.

There are some sensitive subject matter included in this story that may trigger some readers such as domestic abuse, sexual assault and substance abuse. Please keep that in mind before considering to start this book/ series.

Overall, whilst this book took on a faster pace storytelling (since it’s a novella), and how our protagonists’ relationship progressed at a relatively breakneck speed, I still enjoyed it. I got invested in their world and I’m looking forward to reading the next books!

If you’re looking for more MC romance books, I’d consider adding this series to your TBR!

RATING: ♥♥♥/5


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Hope you enjoyed! Happy reading, and as always, catch you in my next one! Xo

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