ARC Review: Bold Tricks by Karina Halle

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ARC Review: Bold Tricks by Karina Halle
Bold Tricks
Book Info

Released: October 15, 2013
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Series: The Artists Trilogy #3
Pages: 226

“It rocked my world and kept me on shaky ground the whole time.” ~Under the Covers

The Artists Trilogy came on the scene with a lot of flare and a sense of unique style that I think was missing in the literary world lately.  After so many same old, same old stories, author Karina Halle gave us a story and characters to really sink our teeth into, care for and have our minds blown by.  That has now come to an end.  A Perfect End!  And I know people will probably be divided on this one because there’s been such a separation on “Teams”.

So, how did I like BOLD TRICKS?  Why, I LOVED IT!  It rocked my world and kept me on shaky ground the whole time.  It was heart stopping at times, you might want to have an inhaler or a stress ball handy because there were times when I didn’t know which way was up or what the outcome of situations would be.

My heart broke right along with every character in this book.  To get to an HEA there had to be heartbreak and betrayal.  No way around that.  Someone would get hurt, maybe a lot of someones.  And my poor heart took that beating with them.  But BOLD TRICKS is the right ending for this series.  At least in my opinion.

I won’t spoil anything else!  You have to read it!  The action is non stop, the danger is at an all time high, the twists are many and the heat is sizzling.  Did I mention HOT?  I couldn’t have asked for more!

Favorite Quotes:

“I love you,” he said, his voice gruff.  “And I’ll have you.  Keep you.  Own you.  You belong to me, only to me, from now on.”

“Grab the tree.  This could get messy.”

*ARC provided by publisher

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About Karina Halle

The daugh­ter of a Nor­we­gian Viking and a Finnish Moomin, Karina Halle grew up in Van­cou­ver, Canada with trolls and eter­nal dark­ness on the brain. This soon turned into a love of all things that go bump in the night and a rather sadis­tic appre­ci­a­tion for freak­ing peo­ple out. Like many of the flawed char­ac­ters she writes, Karina never knew where to find her­self and has dab­bled in act­ing, make-up artistry, film pro­duc­tion, screen­writ­ing, pho­tog­ra­phy, travel writ­ing and music jour­nal­ism. She even­tu­ally found her­self in the pages of the very nov­els she wrote (if only she had looked there to begin with).

Karina holds a screen­writ­ing degree from Van­cou­ver Film School and a Bach­e­lor of Jour­nal­ism from TRU. Her travel writ­ing, music reviews/interviews and pho­tog­ra­phy has appeared in pub­li­ca­tions such as Con­se­quence of Sound, Mxdwn and GoNo­mad Travel Guides. She cur­rently splits her time between her apart­ment in down­town Van­cou­ver and her sail­boat, where a book and a bot­tle of wine are always at hand.

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  1. That quote – “Grab the tree. This could get messy.” 😀
    I’m glad you enjoyed reading this book Francesca,this trilogy is my priority,I really want to read 🙂

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