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Black Horse (Breaking Black #1)

3.97  ·  Rating details ·  448 Ratings  ·  177 Reviews
There is no sensation, no experience more delicious and tempting to the senses than the taste of forbidden love. The longing… The desire… The unquenched thirst for his touch. He was the man I was never supposed to love. I was supposed to hate him. I suppose part of me did and that is what made the desire so much more intense. He set a fire under my skin that burned white h ...more
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NiCoLeTa E.
***3,75 "Love can grow in the darkest places" stars***

"Our past does not own us, and we owe it to our hearts to show the world that love can arise from the darkest of places."

That was a very interesting story...
It was brutal , raw and full of suspense ...
I have to admit that it kept my interest until the last page...

The only thing that it bothered me a little bit was the continuing jumping from POV to POV... It was a little bit frustrating!!

Twenty years ago, the Fords and their eldest s
Gwen ~the Book Diva
4.5 stars for achieving an evil yet awesome villain combo!

*ARC provided to G the Book Diva Blog in exchange for an honest review*

They call him Black Horse and he is pure evil. He has committed unimaginable crimes and caused terror no one should ever endure...

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He's like a cowboy-ninja! A dastardly villain and sneaky as hell!
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He's impossible to catch and even harder to kill. This is why he is one of my favorite bad guys! Is it wrong that I was pulling for him to survive each time just to see if
This story has good potential driven by the premise of the plot. For me, it just falls short in characterization and some in the style of writing. The dialogue is somewhat lacking in maturity and the pacing is way off. I will say that the main characters show a greater effort in development than the others. I just didn't feel fulfilled at the end. It's not even the open end but that the wrap up was bland.

ARC received in exchange for an honest review.
I cannot recommend this book highly enough!

Before you even open the book, the amazing cover art draws you in to want to read it. The fire is a brilliant way to describe how this book will make you feel. Its scorching hot with passion and you will feel like you have been emotionally burned for days after reading it.

The story begins with Averi and Colton in a relationship, which I was slightly disappointed with as I wanted the build up of how they met. But Addison Kline begins that way, and then
My Secret Book Spot
Jun 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reviewed
Black Horse by Addison Kline

5 of 5 Stars

In Black Horse, we witness a battle of wits between father, son, and a family who wishes to avenge the deaths of their loved ones. My heart was pounding, my nostrils filled with the scent of smoke in the air, and I could hear that evil cackle of Black Horse himself that made my blood run cold.

From childhood, Colt McClain knew that Averi Ford was the girl for him. Twenty years later, it's all set in stone with a gorgeous ring and a promise to fight for her
Falling In Fall Book Blog
"A war waged within him and Averi was the brave solider that charged to battle when all hope seemed lost."

I rated Black Horse by Addison Kline FOUR LEAVES!!

This is my first book by author Addison Kline, but it will not be my last. I enjoyed all of the elements that she used in her book: murder mystery, forbidden romance, and the erotic scenes to the surprising ending. This is also the first book in the Breaking Black Series. I seriously cannot wait for the other books!

This book is about Averi
Philomena Callan Cheekypee
Wow what a story. I need book two now.
Although this is four hundred pages long this book was a one sitting read for me. I was so absorbed in it.

I'm not gonna go into the story. I don't wanna spoil it for you. I read the description but still went in blind. Colt and Averi are a fabulous couple. My heart went out to what these two went through. Black Horse- omg what a psycho. He seriously had my head a mess while reading this.

This is a re-release. It's a brilliant story that I highly recommend.
Nov 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Review to come
Beatriz Perez
Jun 21, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great read.

This was not your typical romance novel. This was action packed from beginning to end, and it kept me at the edge of my seat most of the book. I really liked that we got romance, mystery, as well as laughs. The characters were fun and even though they had horrible experiences in their younger years they embraced it and did not let it get them down.

There were some parts while they were recounting the past that broke my heart. What those kids went through in their young lives was just t
Hooked On Books
Jun 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received Black Horse in return for a honest review.

WOW WOW WOW, Words can not describe how action packed Black Horse is. Its full of lies, deception, hurt, anger, pain, guns,love and did I mention, action packed. What a roller coaster ive just been on ! I was on the edge of my seat through the whole ride.
Poor Colton feels so much guilt for what his Father (Black Horse) has put Averies family through. They were friends from the age of 6 and from that moment on he protected her with his life. As
Aug 05, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I simply can't believe all the raves for this book. It's horrible. First off unless there are more editions floating around, it's not written in first person like the blurb implies, it's third person.

How is this book bad, let me count the ways.

1. It's jumpy, it seems to jump all over the place, there is no flow from one scene to the other.
2. So much of it just does yet make sense. Supposedly the heroines two brothers don't know much about the relationship between h/h who are described as being o
Broken Bird Media
Black Horse by Addison Kline is an erotic Romantic Suspense that combines modern day with the old west. Averi and Colton have known each other their whole lives. Through friendship, first kisses and falling in love they should be living a story book romance. They're not. They have had to hide their relationship from Averi's brothers. Randy, Tim and Colton were closer than friends once, they were family but that ended the day Colton's father Tom 'Black Horse' McClain killed their mother, father a ...more
Jul 15, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A suspenseful thriller and romance that will have you on the edge of your seat.

Colt and Averi have been friends since they were toddlers. Because Colt got along in Averi's house so well and was loving to them his birth father was insanely jealous and murdered the parents, her oldest brother, Seth, and would have her if Seth hadn't saved her. Her testimony is what put him away.

Now Colt and Averi are lovers and her brothers hate him because of his father. Averi puts her foot down with her brothe
Ellen Watkins
Jun 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was given an early release copy of this book in exchange for an honest review, and I can honestly say it is AMAZING! From the start of the book you are hooked. There aren't any slow chapters, and you don't want to put it down. The true love story between Colton and Averi is heartfelt, and believable. Some books make it too good to be true, but not this one. This book has it all, love, hate, murder, a psychopath, protective brothers, and even comedy. It is very well written, and keeps you hooke ...more
Jun 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dark Horse literately and figuratively started with a BANG and from there i could not put it down! wow.! I received this book from Paranormal Romance & authors that rock....and I loved it.Dark Horse is a non stop, action packed , twist and turns must read. I loved Averi Ford and her Brothers......and Colt , he is anyones dream but unfortunately he is the son of Black Horse who is one sick,demented, sadistic killer .......i could actually feel their pain, and there is action through out! I co ...more
Jun 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
First off I want to say this to all of you who saw the word "erotic" and thought well, I don't want to read that.. I'm not at all a fan of the erotic genre.. I don't read it and I usually don't post it.. BUT I am a HUGE romantic suspense fan and an even BIGGER Addison Kline fan. With that being said..
I found this story had a great story line with twists and turns full of action and suspense and enough steamy romance to make a great story but not over the top. I loved this story and can not wait
4 Blushing Stars!!!!

I really enjoyed reading this book. This was my first read by Addison Kline, I look forward to more. I liked her writing style. This book has a lot of action, murder, forbidden romance, hot steamy erotica scenes and an ending you will have to pick your jaw off of the ground! I can't wait to find out what happens in the next book!
Cecily Bonney
Jun 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was 2% into the book and I already knew it was going to be freaking awesome.

I mean this book is full of lust, sex, sexy men, murder, lies, betrayal, romance and revenge. I love it!!!!!!

Colton is my new book boyfriend! Yup check just added him the my list.

God!!!!! This book needs to be a damn mini movie!!!!!!!

So so so so so so good!
Jelena Bosh
Mar 23, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Review coming up soon x
 Charlie  ✰ WLTB Blog ✰
WOW Words can not describe how action packed Black Horse is i Cant wait for the next book to see what happens i love Colt and Randy and Tim great characters such a intense read
May 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another !!WOW!! on mu list of way more than a 5 star review! Twist and turns, drama, romance and one HOT and SEXY Colton al in one! If you haven't yet, get your copy! I loved this book!
Bookworm Betties
*****5 -Hold on to your seats- Stars*****
~this review may contain minor spoilers~

They started as friends when they were still in diapers, and they remain friends on the deepest level. She was his oldest friend, he was her first love. And they fought against the sins of his father to ensure that they remained one.

That. Was. WICKED!! Full-throttle, tension-filled, heart-stopping, thrill ride from the very beginning, LOADED with fantastic characters that will grab your attention by the roots and re
Angela Cruz
May 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the first book in the Breaking Black series. This is a romance, love, suspense, with a touch of mystery. Can be read as a stand alone, but I personally want more. Hurry up Addison! I recommend this book to anyone whom loves an emotional book... tears, laughter, grieving, anger, love and hate... yes a roller coaster, Addison Kline has delivered an amazing book to keep you engrossed and I could not put it down. I really enjoyed the devotion that Colton has towards Averi. The love of a life ...more
Simone Smith
Jun 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
*ARC received in return for an honest review

This is my first book by author Addison Kline, but it is most definitely not my last. She has been added to my author stalking list because, if this book is anything to go by, I definitely do not want to miss out on the next book in the series.

Hold on to the handles real tight for this story, as you are in for one exciting, thrilling, murder mystery ride, with added romance and true love. There where so many twists and turns on this ride that I felt at
Nadene  (Totally Addicted to Reading)
I have always been a fan of stories about forbidden love, as such when I read the blurb for Black Horse I knew I had to get a copy. My wish was granted when I received a copy from the author in exchange for an honest review.

Black Horse tells the story of Colton McClain and Aderi Ford. These two have been close friends since childhood. They had both suffered loss and pain at an early age. The tragedy they both experienced brought them closer together and created a bond that will prove to be unbr
Amie Morgado- We Stole Your Book Boyfriend
This book is like a twisted Romeo & Juliet...
Boy & girl are childhood sweethearts but because of what the boys father did to the girls family they are forbidden to be together. So for years they sneak around because their love is so strong and meant to be. They think she should hate him but he is not his father so this girl will fight for her love !!

This is Averi Ford's life...
Hiding her long time love and relationship with Colt McClain from her overprotective and overbearing brothers. W
Jun 26, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
What a journey this book had me going on. I did feel like this book was a big bowl of stone soup though, it was like it was a never ending throw more stuff in and see what happens kind of thing. Don’t get me wrong I enjoyed the story an such but I had a lot of hang ups and many times I sat the book down going what the heck …

The book is jammed packed I caught myself laughing, crying, and of course getting angry which I love when reading when a book gets to pull all those emotions out of you it i
Heather Way
Jun 29, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Averi saw her parents cruelly murdered by Thomas "Black Horse" McClain when she was a child. But She can't help who she loves. Her heart has been head over heels for Colton McClain for as long as she can remember. But Averi's brothers have a war with the McClain family and is they knew her passion towards Coltons things wouldn't be pretty.
Colton has loved her all his life. And even when her brothers were out getting drunk he always keep a good eye on Averi. Colton is nothing like the dirt bag of
Jun 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
WOW! You think you have family drama and want to kill your family sometimes, this book is much tougher than that. Black Horse isn’t one of those Hallmark movie type of books. It’s a book that would be on TNT that your guy would watch with you. I was constantly surprised with the twists in this book. And the twists had surprises.

The book starts out with Averi and Colt already in love and being involved. Most of the town is aware of them as couple except Averi’s brothers. How they could not know
May 27, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Averi Ford was young when tragedy struck her family ripping it apart. For as much as her brothers’ blame Colten McCain for what happened, Averi can’t help but love him. She’s loved him since they were three.

Colten McCain is often called by his father’s nick name, Black Horse, but he refuses to be anything like that soul-less bastard. Black Horse took so much from Colten in his first five years, its surprising that there is anything left of him.

I was very excited to read this book when I read th
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