Review : End Game (Dirty Money #4) by Lisa Renee Jones

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END GAME:

A Dirty Money Novel

By Lisa Renee Jones

Published by St. Martin’s Griffin

**On Sale January 2, 2018**

Paperback | $15.99

ISBN: 9781250083852 | Ebook ISBN: 9781250083890

Wall Street meets the Sons of Anarchy, with the smoldering, scorching final novel, the explosive END GAME (St. Martin’s Griffin; January 2, 2018), the Dirty Money series comes to a head in the shattering conclusion.

Emily is gone, and Shane hovers on the edge of being consumed by his darkness. Emily is in danger. His family’s empire is in turmoil. And he has blood on his hands. As shocking twists, dark secrets, and explosive betrayals within the Brandon family come to the light, Shane must fight harder than ever before. But without Emily, he is no one…

With every desperate, powerful touch, Emily belongs to Shane. She has been found, but she still isn’t safe, and Shane will stop at nothing to keep her from harm. As they burn bright with passion, vengeance, and despair, the dangers they face grow closer and stronger. Emily has been opened up by Shane’s touch, saved by the dark intimacy he craves. But can Emily save Shane?

With the final book in the Dirty Money series, fans and newcomers alike are sure to be enraptured by the latest saga in Emily and Shane’s story and the Brandon Family. Praised as a “twisted telenovela-like” saga by Publishers Weekly, END GAME will have readers flipping pages late into the night as they binge on all the sexy, fun drama of this habit-forming series.

My Review

Rating : 4 out of 5 Stars

I finally got my hands on the ending of this story!  Lisa Renee Jones has woven layers upon layers of mystery in this fast paced, intricate and riveting romantic suspense, filled with page scorching heat. End Game picks where Bad Deeds left off. Obviously, this series should be read in order, but the author provides a very useful character and past plot summary at the beginning of the book.

Going into this book, I was on the edge of my seat! The cruel cliffhanger at the end of Bad Deed killed me! I don’t want to give anything away, but I found this final installment totally satisfying. The major puzzle pieces slowly fall into place and questions are answered, although there was room for more resolution, in my opinion. But the author did a great job of giving me the happily ever after I so wanted for Emily and Shane.

The writing style of Ms. Jones is utterly addicting, this final installment was an intense ride of suspense. I never can get enough of her fast-paced, sexy and compelling stories. This series has come to a conclusion, but I can’t wait to see what this author has in store next, starting with her next series “Poison Kisses”, featuring Seth Cage, Shane’s right-hand man and head of security at Brandon Enterprises.

ARC generously provided by the publisher, via NetGalley.

About the Author

Jones, Lisa Renee_CREDIT Teresa Lee PhotographyNew York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones is the author of the highly acclaimed Inside Out Series, and has now in development for a cable television show, to be produced by Suzanne Todd (Alice in Wonderland). In addition, both her Tall, Dark and Deadly series and The Secret Life of Amy Bensen series spent several months on a combination of the New York Times and USA Today lists.

Since beginning her publishing career in 2007, Lisa has published more than 40 books that have been translated around the world. Booklist says, “Jones suspense truly sizzles with an energy similar to FBI tales with a paranormal twist by Julie Garwood or Suzanne Brockmann.”

Prior to publishing, Lisa owned multi-state staffing agency that was recognized many times by The Austin Business Journal and also praised by Dallas Women Magazine. In 1998 LRJ was listed as the #7 growing women owned business in Entrepreneur Magazine

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