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The conclusion to the New York Times bestselling romance that began in Phenomenal X, about one woman’s pulse-pounding relationship with a notorious bad-boy wrestler.

“What’ll it be, Anna Cortez? Are you in, or are you out?”
One momentary loss of control has now ruined everything Xavier Cold had going for himself. With his world unraveling fast, he’s willing to do anything to save not only his job but his relationship with the only woman he’s ever loved.

Anna Cortez, still reeling from shock, tries desperately to save the man that’s consumed her heart, body and soul. She’ll have to dig deep and find courage she never knew she possessed to help Xavier fight demons from his past—a past that’s even more haunted than she ever imagined.


**Reading the previous book is required**

Xavier Cold starts wrapped in a big mess and all this because of Rex Assassin, his opponent in WWE wrestlings.
This can also put his relationship with Anna Cortez in a dangerous level.
Xavier had a difficult childhood, surrounded by a loving mother but a heroin addict since she was abandoned by Xavier's father, and a very religious grandmother, who kept comparing her grandson as the son of the devil.
Xavier had help to keep out of trouble after having been involved for two years with a dangerous gang.
He had serious problems of trust, everyone who should love him abandoned him, and  he would need to prove to be worth to keep Anna in his life.
The problems add up, and more than ever Xavier will have to face the ghosts of his past, prove to be  able to keep Anna at his side and retrieve the Champion  title belt.

With such a difficult life, it seems that Xavier attracts all manner of bad luck, but one thing he has no doubt: he will not give up on Anna  and will keep her by his side.
Anna also had serious problems with her father, that's why she ran away from home, seeking support at  aunt's house.
In love with Xavier, she would need to have patience to help him to face the fears and insecurities of life, while she herself showed  capable of making her own decisions.
Anna and Xavier had to learn what was trust.

Every page a new lesson learned, a disappointment and more an act of trust; all this if they wanted to keep the love they felt for each other and build a future together.

A  beautiful and romantic ending of story.

4 stars

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Michelle A. Valentine is a Central Ohio nurse turned New York Times & USA Today bestselling author of erotic and New Adult romance. Her love of hard-rock music, tattoos, and sexy musicians inspired her erotic BLACK FALCON series.


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