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(The Alpha Group #3)

3.97  ·  Rating details ·  10,674 ratings  ·  577 reviews
The breathtaking conclusion to the USA Today best selling Alpha Group Series.

Who is Sebastian Lock?

The heart can lead you to dangerous places. Abandoned by the man she loves, with nothing more than sweet words and riddles for an explanation, Sophia Pearce felt like her life was crumbling before her eyes. And then they came for her. Now, things will never be the same.

Kindle Edition, 161 pages
Published August 18th 2013 by Maya Cross (first published August 17th 2013)
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Actually, I didn't enjoy this novel as much as I enjoyed the previous two Locked and Lockout. I felt like it become almost boring. Well, also it didn't surprise me at all. I found out who was the bad guy, who was the leader of that group. Only one thing I didn't find out before it was revealed (view spoiler).
I was also pretty disappointed that she was kidnapped like for one/two days, I just expected more. It is another of those books that try to pretend how
JaHy☝Hold the Fairy Dust
You were my first and you shall always be my favorite .
This is not good-bye , this is until we meet again......... in the shower, at the movies, in me casa, playing strip poker....... oh' right, I shouldn't be giving away all of our little secrets...

Your Crazy stalker fan,

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Jan 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Wendy'sThoughts by: JaHy wants to *FRANO* Dante's* HaAARRRRRdy
4 Concluding, No More Cliffys, Very Hot Stars
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This is the conclusion of the 3 part series. In the first two parts we were always left hanging, dangling, dying to see what was around the corner... and our fearless author would leave us there ...
Teasing and Taunting ... making us click to get our fix on the next chapter for these two....

Was that fair.. or kind...ABSOLUTELY NOT! But she did deliver each time...
and in this last part... I really was right there with Sebastian and Sophia every
Apr 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: august-2013

I don't know how to rate this book.

It was GOOD, don't get me wrong and I loved it. BUT... the story felt like it was not part of the series... In the first 2 books Sebastian was secretive alpha male... in the last book it was like he was blabbering all his secrets like a 3year old. Telling her everything. It just felt weird.

There was some pretty hot scenes in this book:

1. The Movies (Uhhh I want to go to the movies)
2. The shower scene damn that was hot!
3. (Uhh I forgot about nr
Aug 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Review posted at: Swept Away By Romance

Story Rating ~ 5 Stars
Hero Rating ~ 5 Stars
Heroine Rating ~ 5 Stars
Romance Rating ~ 4 Stars
Heat Level ~ 4 Stars
Action Rating ~ 4.5 Stars
Ending ~ 5 HUGE STARS
Overall Rating ~ 5 Stars

WOWWEEEEEE!!!! Now that was an excellent end to an AMAZING series.

At the end of Lockout, Book #2 in The Alpha Group Series, there was a major cliff-hanger! My jaw was hanging open and I was chanting…OMG! OMG! OMG! I was going crazy, and needed to know what was going to happen nex
Jacqueline's Reads
Jan 20, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: smut, audio
It was okay. I'm glad I was able to listen to the series via the library. I enjoyed the narrator and for the most part the series was really smutty.

The 3rd book had a little more plot and the plot was kind of out there. The book was originally published in 2013 and of course my reading taste has changed. I found some parts kind of corny. Usually I go for cheese, but it was just dated writing. I don't even know if that makes sense.

I think if you are a huge fan of the 50 shades area and like the o
~ Becs ~
Wow, this is a pulsating and incredibly dynamic conclusion to The Alpha Group trilogy. The action picks up exactly where we left off after the dramatic cliffhanger in Lockout and Sophia in a serious predicament and the pace of the story never falters from this moment on. We have just about everything here - beautiful romance, incredibly erotic sex scenes, danger, action, despair, hope and happiness. Just about everything you could hope for in an erotic trilogy.

We've come full circle from the mom
Mirjana **DTR - Down to Read**
I'm not entirely sure I would rate the book as a whole a full 4 stars, but the last 30% gets it to that had me turning the pages faster than my eyes could read. I loved having Sebastian's POV and without that this book wouldn't have worked as well as it did. The action at the end was fantastic! I've also decided that I need to invest in a detachable to Home Depot.
Aug 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This review is also posted on Way Too Hot Books blog!

I was with Maya Cross and her journey with The Alpha Group series from day one and in that time, I fell in love with these books one by one. The first one - Locked - the one where we meet Sophia and Sebastian and where they meet each other and start something that will change their lives. The second one - Lockout - when they both realize things have changed and they want to be much more, but there are many secrets and trust is a fragile thing,

I'm not even sure what I was expecting to get from this book, but I don't think I got it. Oh, well...

At least now I know who Sebastian Lock is, and what The Alpha Group is. That's something.

This book was quite different from the previous two. It had more suspense, shooting, kidnapping, killing, betrayal, intrigue, and what not. It wasn't written entirely in Sophia's point of view, which for me was a good thing. There were some surprising twists at the end, and still I just wasn't feeling it.

I gu
Apr 17, 2013 marked it as to-read
Oy vey! Can we PLEASE get some answers in this book ... I know that trilogies/series are all the rage now but Christ Almighty!!! give me something!
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☆☆☆☆ 4.5 Locked Hearts Set Free Stars ☆☆☆☆

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Heartbroken and held captive, Sophia doesn't know what's going on. She knows she's in trouble and not sure of anything at this point.

Her life isn't going as planned and her options aren't looking promising until Sebastian comes to the rescue.

There is no time to reunite, they must move.

As safety comes into view, both their lives are about to unravel in a secretive world of The Alpha life that Sebastian has chosen for himself. Never wanting to put Sop
Donna ~ The Romance Cover
Apr 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
Unlocked by Maya Cross

4 stars!!

“This isn’t me giving up my life, Sophia,” he said. “This is me beginning it.”

I had been eagerly awaiting the conclusion to Sebastian and Sophia’s story and I was not disappointed! Unlocked is the last in The Alpha Group trilogy and the story picks up straight after the dramatic cliff hanger that we were left with at the end of Lockout. Sophia had been kidnapped and she is locked away, she doesn’t know if anybody realises she is missing especially as her and Sebast
Nelle L'Amour
Aug 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
My congratulations to Maya Cross for an outstanding debut series! I loved all three books, but the last one, Unlocked, kept me at the edge of my seat. Thank goodness, I finished editing my own upcoming book because I spent the whole day reading it--gave up a trip to the gym and even my poor doggies didn't get their walk! I highly recommend all three books to anyone who loves a well written, steamy erotic romance series and the bonus of gripping action and suspense. I look forward to reading more ...more
Jun 27, 2013 rated it it was ok
not sure what to say... it wasnt very sexy and i was not invested in the characters. perhaps i would have enjoyed it more if the three books had been combined into one long book....i was looking forward to reading this but i think having a 2 month gap between reading part two and reading part three was a mistake... it lost its momentum. it did have a good ending though.
Oct 28, 2013 rated it it was ok
Story Rating 3 Stars
Character Rating 3 Stars
Romance Rating 2 Stars
Heat Level 2 Stars
Overall Rating 2.5 Stars
Cap'n Heather.....Aarrrrrrr
Oh oh oh Sebastian ....

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Great ending to a FAN-FUCKING-TASTIC series! I loved Sebastian.

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Aug 18, 2013 rated it really liked it

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This was a good ending to this trilogy! :D
Aug 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Overall this series was a good quick read. All three books are less than 200 pages. I loved Sebastian and Sophia :)
Jul 14, 2014 rated it liked it
The series wasn't too bad, the last book was a bit of a disappointment.
Aug 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
3.5 -
Although I could not connect with this series..I really did enjoy reading the second and third book.
Mar 28, 2017 rated it liked it
3.5 stars.
Monique Pearson
Oct 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Nikki Groom
Aug 10, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc

It was obvious that Sebastian Lock had met his match in Sophia and fallen for her hard. He really tried to do the right thing by her and stay away for her own safety. But, this time it wasn’t enough, someone was out for revenge and Sophia was prime hostage number 1. We were left with such a cliff-hanger at the end of book 2 and I really couldn’t tell where it was going to go next. Luckily enough book 3 wasn’t far behind and I dived straight in! This instalment is written in The POV of Sebastian
Smut Fanatics
May 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
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What I Loved: First of all, whoa! Locked Out ends with a huge cliffhanger and thankfully Unlocked picked right back up so you don’t miss a beat. Sophia is immediately faced with uncertain circumstances and you don’t know what is going to happen next. I loved every freaking minute of it!

I like that this story changed a little in that the book switched point of views so we got more of a whole story rather than just from Sophia’s. I loved it because you got to
Apr 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
The conclusion to the Alpha Group was great read. We were left with quite a cliffhanger ending in Lockout, and with Sophia now in the hands of unknown kidnappers she has to wait to find out if Sebastian will rescue her, does he even know she was taken? Will he even care?

But we know Sebastian's reasons for leaving Sophia were about protecting her, not about not feeling love for her. So he comes for her. And we get to see his side of things with the shifting point of views. We see first hand the d
Traci (Mad Hatter Reads)
Aug 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
My Rating: 4.5 out of 5

I received an e-copy from the author in exchange for an honest review

Intrigue, betrayal, and scorching sex...the final installment of The Alpha Group will keep you riveted.

There's a lot more action in Unlocked than in the previous two installments as Sebastian's secrets are finally revealed. Sophia continues to prove that she's smart and capable enough to not only survive in this shadowy world, but to help Sebastian take a stand against enemies that seem to be coming from
~`*Ella Lee*`~
May 28, 2013 rated it liked it
Okay, so we didn't have to wait too long for the end of this trilogy, yet we still had to wait.
First off, I had to remind myself what was going on, as the "steam" had already let out and I went into this read cold. Though this is what author's get for cliff hangers.
So, this couple finally get back together...yadda yadda yadda....the end.
Yep, that's how I felt. It was just so BORING. I mean, maybe all the political nonsense of the Alpha group would have made more sense and been more interesting
Rating 3.50* Book 1-3 of "The Alpha Group"

This is the final book in the Alpha Group trilogy. While the characters were memorable, especially Sebastian, I just never really warmed up to Sophia. She was a very strong heroine, which I loved, but at times she was crass, short on empathy and possessed a cringe-inducing lack of BOUNDARIES. As we didn't have a strong physical description, my opinion of Sophie was based on her words, thoughts and deeds. And I found her to be a typically selfish, 20-some
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Maya Cross is writer who enjoys making people blush. Growing up with a mother who worked in a book store, she read a lot from a very young age, and soon enough picked up a pen of her own. Her previous work spans many genres including horror, science fiction, and fantasy, and she has now started this pen name as an outlet for her spicier thoughts (they were starting to overflow). She likes her hero ...more

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