Gun runner Pablo Castillo has cemented his reputation in the gun trade as callous and cold-hearted. Personal feelings no longer matter, not with everyone out to make him a sacrifice on their way to the top. He remains untouchable, until a meeting with a rival gang leader and a new deal brings him face-to-face with temptation.
Dev is the right hand to a sadistic bastard out for blood and glory. He hides his true feelings of distaste for his boss, not the least of his many secrets. He could’ve sworn those secrets were safe, but after meeting Pablo he’s not so sure. The two men come together in a heated affair neither can deny, battling themselves, each other and a deadly enemy bent on spilling blood. Pablo and Dev will have to stick together or walk away from a love neither man expected to find. The choice should be simple. It never is.
The second installment of the Brooklyn Sinners series is the story of Juan Pablo Castillo, the current leader of Los Pescadores and Devon McGhee.
Pablo is a very complex character. As a gun runner, he has a neatly built reputation as ruthless and cold-hearted. It is not without reason. He is violent, hot-tempered, and loves to spill blood. He is a killer. He is haunted by his past. He is threatened by his enemies. He is lonely and broken. When he had lost Angelo at the end of Love the Sinner, he lost not only the man he loved, but his best friend too.
Pablo doesn’t believe in love. He doesn’t allow himself to be close with anyone.
In a business like his, there was no room for heart, no room for weakness, no room for questions. Only the day-today struggle to keep his territory safe and his ass bulletproof.
But Pablo also has a secret self, the one that longs for valuable things, such as love, intimacy, and commitment. I loved to see his protectiveness and possessive nature.
“Dev,” Pablo whispered his name. “I want to kiss you, but I can’t.”
A frown creased Dev’s brow and Pablo grinned. “Your lips, they’re a dead giveaway. Everyone will know.”
Dev is the right hand to the head of a rival gang. But he also has a hidden alter ego which makes their relationship all the more complicated. Dev is determined to figure out the real Pablo Castillo. Dev is not afraid of his feelings for Pablo (as Pablo is), and he goes for what they could have together without hesitation. Except Pablo doesn’t let him.
I’m not walking away. “I want your heart and I won’t settle for less.”
Their relationship is not easy because of many reasons, and I liked the variety of obstacles very much. I loved the tension, the chemistry between them. Loved the slow realization of deeper feelings for each other.
He’d thought he’d been in love before, but this.
Nothing compared. Everything paled in contrast to the bright, shiny glow that was Shane.
Great plot (with minor flaws), thrilling suspense, intriguing and promising secondary characters, steamy and intense erotica.
Sinner, Savior is a truly captivating story, I enjoyed every line of it.
Highly recommended to MM romance fans!
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