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Unfinished Business

(The Bastards MC #3)

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The Bastards of Boston live in a world most don't understand. They follow their own rules, only accountable to each other, the innocents they protect, and the people they couldn't save.

As president of the Bastards MC, Robert Doyle is the man behind it all. It’s his responsibility to keep his club safe, to be the smartest man in the room, and be ten steps ahead of everyone.
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Paperback, 400 pages
Published August 16th 2017 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (first published July 26th 2017)
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Three Chicks
Jul 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
5 stars
Review by Jen Skewes

The first book that I read by Ms. Adams was Always Been Mine, which will always be one of my favorites. That was 4 years ago. Then a year later I read Honey Whiskey, which is the follow up to ABM. After reading these two books and meeting Rocker I waited patiently for his story. As you can see I have waited 3 years for this book, every once in a while bugging Ms. Adams for a releases date. I wanted Rocker and Cris’ story because they were two characters that I loved. S
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Stephie Walls
Jul 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I read other reviews that talked about Unfinished Business being a spin off of the Bastards MC series and was concerned I wasn't going to be able to fully appreciate the story in front of me. The first couple of chapters I had to read slowly to make sure I understood the relationships between the characters, because there are a lot of them, but once the inner circle formed the story sucked me in. There wasn't a single lull in the manuscript. The plot was well developed, the details all accounted ...more
Danielle Robbins
Jul 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I have been dying to read more Robbie aka Rocker and Cris since I read about them in Matty and Joey's books, which I loved but Robbie and Cris' book is amazing! I could not put it down, I just wanted to keep reading!! They definitely had a rough start but I loved reading about their past and everything that happened. I really loved them together! Robbie is probably my new favorite guy! There was something about him! He's so protective and sexy! I really loved Cris and her sassiness! I can't wait ...more
Colleen Moyer
Jul 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I am speechless and my heart hurts. What an amazing story but then again so was Matt & Jo's stories. I really couldn't wait to read about Rocker and what journey took him to where he was in Matt's story. I definitely wasn't prepared for the amount of emotion I would feel reading this story. Cris is amazing like she was in the other stories - total badass and beautiful soul. The things they both had to deal with - just wow. Reading this book - I felt like I do when I watch Law & Order SVU - what ...more
Angela James
Jul 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars! Rocker and Cris slayed me! Totally shreaded my heart at times and then their snark had me snorting and laughing away my tears. So many unpredictable things in this story kept me on my toes and gasping while I clutched my metaphorical pearls in dismay and shook my head murmuring Noooo! Apparently this book is part of a series but reads perfectly as a stand alone...I had no idea and now I must go back and read all the words! I'd definitely recommend this one! ...more
Lauren ♥ Inked in Chapters
Aug 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Pretty sure this woman doesn't know how to disappoint. If the name Carina Adams is on the cover, you can rest assured, you're looking at a must read.

Rocker = ❤️, but we already knew that... It was so good to finally learn more about Cris and her backstory. I'd recommend reading Lay It Down before cracking this baby open, but it's not a necessity.

Bring on both Tank and Katie's stories. And if you feel so inclined, any other Bastard. 😉
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Sheri

I received an ARC of this book from Enticing Journey Book Promotions for an honest review.

There are a lot of 5 star reviews for this book on goodreads. This book was not a five star read for me.

The story follows Cris Murphy, whose brother Matt is a member of an MC. Matt and his best friend, Rob Doyle, have been friends forever, and consider each other part of their respective families. Problem is though that Rob and Cris absolutely detest each other.

The first thing I should mention is almost the
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Joelle
Aug 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Let's start off by saying this is a first time author for us and we throughly enjoyed our first read by them.

Just wow ! What a complicated story with depth and so many levels to it.I love story with a complicated history.The story was filled with death,destruction,sexual abuse and so much more.

The characters were engaging and love-able as well as like-able.I have to say that there was a whole lot of drama that was going on in this club along with their women.It was engaging and kept you engrosse
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April
Jul 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
ARC received for an honest review.
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5 'It's when love and hate collide.' Stars

Passionate, gritty, and emotionally gripping! Carina Adams returns to her writing roots and delivers one hell a phenomenal story! MC baby!!! I knew Rocker's story would rock my world, but what I didn't realize was that it would turn it upside down- over and over again. Holy emotionally crippling baggage, batman! That was one INTENSE ride! And becaus
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Ana Rita
Aug 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
There are author's that can get into your heart and make you fall in love with their words and this lady had managed to do just that.
I've read a few books from her and I can say that she is amazing.
Carina Adams has an intense, heartfelt and beautiful writing that can sweep the rug from under your feet just with one chapter.
Unfinished business is her latest release and tells the stories of Robert aka Rocker and Cris.
Rocker is the President of the Bastards MC and very proud of it. He's the man t
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Amie Morgado- We Stole Your Book Boyfriend
This may have been a spin off for the Bastards MC books BUT I truly enjoyed seeing how so much of that came about. This story starts in present and ends the same yet the meat of the story is what went on all the years in between when Cris and Rob were apart and not even realizing just how connected their lives would be and had always been. Rob and Matt were best friends and since Cris was Matt little sister there was an immediate love/hate relationship between them back in the day. Cris was alwa ...more
Lindsey King
Jul 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
wow. I really ejoyed this book a lot. rocker and cris stole my heart. at times I wanted to cry and other times while reading I laughed at the banter. cris has a good heart and all she wants to do is just be happy. love her for this. rocker.... well he's just a stubborn alpha male that knows all. or at least thinks he does. great read and most definitely won't be my last from carina. ...more
Sheena
Jul 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
A wonderful surprise

This is an engrossing and original premise for an MC romance….I was not prepared for it to be such an emotional read…Rob is the President of the Bastards MC and Cris shares a history with him…when the past catches up with Rob his relationship with Cris starts to change as he is forced to re-evaluate everything he knows and believes…

The narrative is provided by Rob and Cris as they recollect the past and provide their perspective on the present drama as it unfolds…their relati
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Ada Frost
Aug 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Line
Aug 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved every little piece of this book ♥️
Michelle Austin
Aug 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Unfinished Business was a great 5 star read.

We start out in present day with Rob at the hospital with Jess, she is Tanks sister but she was special to all of the brothers, when Rob see’s someone from his past it causes some memories to come back.. We than jump back 15 years.

Rob and Cris have a hatred for each other. Cris has a history of lying and using that has given her a bad reputation. Rob has promised her brother that he would watch out for her but w
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Michele A.
Jul 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: second-chance, bikers
Rocker and Cris have a long and complicated history. The book opens in the present day, but really most of it is spent in the 15 years prior. We get to see a young Rocker and Chris and how they didn't really get along as teenagers. They both brought out the worst in the other and it led to a lot of crappy situations between them. When they finally realized their true feelings for each other, their path still was not smooth. Rocker was an alpha biker who sometimes lost his way in communicating wi ...more
Busy Bumble Bee Book Reviews
Aug 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is my first time reading anything by Mrs. Adams and anything from the Bastards of Bostons. This book follows Rob and Cris. I will say that this book starts in the present and than most of it is spent in the past, giving us a nice background to the characters. Than returns to the present to end the story.

Robby/Rob, aka Rocker....... I really liked him and felt for him. He hasn't had the easy-ists past and has had the burden of losing his daughter resting on his shoulders for most of his lif
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Jennifer Pierson
Aug 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I'm a rather newer fan of Carina Adams so I'm still not sure what to expect with her stories, but Unfinished Business nearly brought me to my knees. This is the story of Robert, aka Rocker, Doyle, and it was a highly emotional journey. And since I didn't read Matt's story first, this is the first time that I've met any of them, but that didn't take anything away from the powerful story, as I didn't even know I was missing anything until I saw that I was. Rocker's life has been filled with such p ...more
Tessa
Jul 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I am a huge fan of Carina Adams and anything she writes is an automatic one click. I have read the previous two books in the Bastards of Boston series but if you haven’t started the series it’s alright. Unfinished Business could be read as a standalone however I strongly encourage you to get on board and discover Matt’s story.

Rocker and Cris’s story is nothing like I thought it would be. These two have known each other most of their lives and share a past those most of us would never want. Thei
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Sarah Dale
Aug 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow this is the first book I have read from this author and she has totally blown me away with it so it certainly won’t be the last book I read of hers.

I was gripped from beginning to end with this book and I ended up staying up till the silly hours of the morning reading as I just couldn’t put it down. I was completely captivated with the brilliantly written storyline and I loved Rocker!! I loved the flashbacks to the past so we could see what had happened and how they had ended up where they w
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Jennifer - You Can't Resista Dirty Book
Tremendously tumultuous!! That is how I would describe the relationship between Rob/Rocker and Crissia. Rob, President of the Bastards lives his life for revenge on those who took his infant daughter from him. He trusts very few in his life, the most unexpected is his best friends little sister Crissia. Talk about a love-hate relationship. Or hate-hate relationship in this case. From a young age thesis two have been more like enemies than friends, but love and hate go hand in hand, and Cris has ...more
Grey
Jul 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-stars
I received a copy of Unfinished Business from Ms. Carina Adams as an extra set of eyes in anticipation of its release. I don't read a lot of motorcycle club books, so I am not really up on all of the terminology or lingo... or on the history of the other characters, because *blush* like I said, I'm a little behind. However, the pull of Rob and Cris... it made me forget that I don't know MC books. I got lost in their story. And in Ms. Adams storytelling....she is truly gifted and will make you fe ...more
Wendy Livingstone
Jul 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow, I am totally blown away with this story!! This is the first time I have read any of this authors work, but OMG, it will not be the last! This talented author has just shot to the top of my favourites and 1-click lists. I loved Rocker and Cris, and what a beautiful story theirs is. I was sucked in and intrigued from the very beginning, and this story is told in such a way that all of the characters emotions made me feel that I was right there with them through ever tragic event, and there is ...more
Natasha
Aug 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
4.5* read.

Although this can be read as a standalone I would read the others in this series first to better understand the characters.

If you follow my reviews you know I'm very very picky with my MC reads. I either love it or hate it, theres never a inbetween for me with this genre. Luckily this was one of the love ones.

I actually didnt expect this book to be as emotional as it was. Nor did I expect to love a book that was set mainly in the past as I seem to struggle with books set in the past or
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Charlotte Isaac
Aug 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-books
This book really surprised me. I really didn't know what way it would go, but I am glad for how it ended. We finally find out Rocker's history, and how the MC came about.

I loved Rocker, even if he is a big pain. I loved how we finally found out about everything. He really had a big heart, he shows one side to others but he has a heart of gold.

I loved Cris, she is sassy and strong. She doesn't take anything for granted and she stands by everyone. She is very loyal to those she loves.

I would recom
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Linda 🖤 LB Book Blog
Jul 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I'm not sure what I was expecting going in to this books. But it surely wasn't this beautiful masterpiece! I didn't read the first Bastards MC books so I pretty much went started this blind.

What I go was beautiful emotions, great banter and bad ass bikers. Rocker and Cris took me on a roller coaster of feelings.

After finishing I immediately downloaded the first books and can't wait to read them. But I throughly enjoyed Unfinished Business without having read them. Now, I just want everyone else
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Diary Of Book Fiend
Aug 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Okay this was far from my typical reads. That being said, if I could give it MORE than five stars. I definitely would. The story and the characters are new to me. This is my first read by Carina. But the tale she wove quickly sucked me in and it still had me reeled in at 4:30 this morning when I FINALLY finished reading it. It was so good. I loved Rocker and I loved Cris and I just loved all of these characters. I never wanted this book to end. It had me laughing out loud one minute and totally ...more
Ax
Jul 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Just finished reading Unfinished Business tonight. I stayed up all night because I couldn't put the book down.

All I can say is wow. Carina Adams is a story teller. She makes readers live inside her books, and feel every tragic moment they're feeling, and every beautiful thing that they get to witness.

If you haven't picked up a book by Carina Adams before, go grab one and dive in. You'll find yourself devouring every word she writes.
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Terra Drynan-Werder
Jul 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a wonderful book. I voluntarily reviewed an advance reader copy of this book for an honest review. Rob and Cris's story is wonderful and awful, beautiful and tortured, it's a roller coaster of emotions. I laughed and cried, and cried and cried and I would do it all over again. It was well written and emotional and I would expect nothing else from Carina Adams. I can't wait to read more books in this series and I expect they will be just as wonderful as Unfinished Business. ...more
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