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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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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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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