The Gangster’s Kiss (Love is a Dangerous Thing #1) by Ginger Ring (Review by Gladys – #NerdGirlOfficial)

 The Gangsters Kiss

Title: The Gangster’s Kiss (Love is a Dangerous Thing #1) 

Author: Ginger Ring 

Published Date: July 20th 2014

Genre: Romance, Historical


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John O’Malley’s sister is missing. All the clues of her disappearance lead to Hayward County, Wisconsin and the crooks and questionable sheriff that reside there. Pretending to be one of them, John takes a job as bodyguard for the sheriff’s beautiful sister, Grace. It seems like the perfect way to investigate their crimes and corruption, but when someone threatens to kill Grace, the job proves harder than he thought. Is she an innocent witness to a crime, or just as guilty as everyone else?

Grace Sullivan just wanted a normal life: find a good man, get married and have a family. She has had enough of looking the other way while her brother hides behind his sheriff’s badge to conduct shady dealings. Hiring a gangster named John to watch her is the final straw. When a face from the past threatens her life, she is forced to put her life in John’s hands, but as time goes on, all she really wants is to be in the gangster’s arms.

***Contains Graphic Sex, Strong Language or Adult Situations. Not for young readers***
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***Gladys- #NerdGirlOfficial’s  Review **

*This book was provided by the publisher/author for an honest review.

Gangster’s Kiss is the second book, I read from Ginger Ring but the first historical piece and let me just say, I just adored it. She did her research and captured the period and the way the people spoke and dressed perfectly.

John O’Malley is easy going, polite and respectful.  He is just an immigrant Irishman who is looking for his missing sister. Yet, he is always just missing her. Well on the way home one night from looking around, he saves a man from a beating from the hands of thugs and takes him home to hide away. As a thank you, the guy helps him with a job and John finds himself in the underbelly of crime and corruption in a town where the sheriff is taking bribes himself.

The biggest trouble is the job is pretty tricky!!   Grace is the sheriff’s sister AND the new person he is supposed to “babysit”. Something is amiss and John knows it. He just can’t figure it out and when Grace’s life is threatened John has to decide where his faith leads him. To his sister or to the one woman he is falling in love with. Either way both are intertwined within the crime syndication. Oh entertainment!!!

I thoroughly enjoyed it!! I loved the intrigue and the romance and John’s loyalty to his sister. YOU CAN’T MISS THIS READ!

Ginger, I tip my Nerd Girl hat to you again and give you 5 stars!!!

*This review was done in conjunction with Nerd Girl Official.

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