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Beneath This Ink

(Beneath #2)

4.23  ·  Rating details ·  15,687 ratings  ·  997 reviews
I’ve always known she was too good for me, but that never stopped me from wanting her.

And then I finally had her for one night.

A night I don’t remember.

I figured I’d blown my shot.

But now she’s walked back into my life, and this time, I have the upper hand. I want my second chance.

Will she be able to see the man beneath this ink?
Paperback, 372 pages
Published February 9th 2015 by Meghan March LLC
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Feb 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
5 STARS .. AND I'll eat a plate of LASAGNA with you CONSTANTINE

Constantine and Vanessa .. ♥


I don't wanna brag,
but I'll be the best you ever had .. ►♫


What if it's not worth it?
What if I'm not worth it?
I think we both know that ain't the case .."


tonight you need that,
tonight believe that
tonight I'll be the best you ever had .. ►♫


YES. This had the WOW-ING, EXTRAMILE, MIND-BEING-BLOWN, and the whole SHA-BANG. I can honestly say it had me captivated with every page. It was short but
4 Second Chance Stars.


In a sexy and sweet “rich girl trying to prove himself” meets “bad boy with some ghosts and a nice heart”, this second chance romance brings us the re-encounter of Con and Vanessa, two years after of a failed connection. This book was a nice surprise. For full disclosure I didn’t like it as much as much as the first in the series, but it was still a very enjoyable reading.
A little slow in the beginning, but with an engaging pace after, quite well written and steamy, thi
Carol (StarAngel's Reviews) Allen
Book – Beneath This Ink (Beneath #2)
Author – Meghan March
Publication Date – February 12, 2015
Genre –Romance w/a mystery
Type – Companion Series
Cliffhanger – No
Rating – 3.5 to 3.75 out of 5 Stars

Complimentary copy generously provided by author/tour host in exchange for an honest review.

My Thoughts - Story
There were so many things about this book, I enjoyed. I loved how the author incorporated a mystery within a romance.  I also was so surprised I didn’t guess who the “bad guy” ended up to be
Mar 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
“I never hated you. Just didn’t want to want you so bad. And now I don’t care—because you’re mine.”

Con and Vanessa shared one night together, two years ago. But all Con can remember is the morning after when Vanessa tried sneak out of his bed. After exchanging some not so pleasant words they both went their separate ways, but Con never forgot Vanessa or the fact that she was way too good for someone like him.

Now, Vanessa is back on his doorstep but this time asking for a favor. Con
"4 Princess & Badass Tattoo stars"
I really enjoyed this book!It has a bit of everything two great characters,funny,kind of mystery,dual pov and of course some hot and dirty sex!I loved Con and Vanessa because they were so different but that didn't stop them from falling in love and trying to make their relationship work...
They both had their issues and insecurities that kept them from being happy...They were attracted to each other for a long time and now was their shot to have what they really
Mar 03, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I didn't come up for air !

This is the first book I've read of this author but it won't be my last ! I really enjoyed this ! It had passion, mystery and the right amount of heart melting moments !! Not to mention a gorgeous cover !!! I'm looking forward to the next book and my interest is really peaked for Lord ! I hope he gets a book !!!
4.5 Stars..

I am loving this series very much. This was the second book and it was about Con and Vanessa.
Review to Come..
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
Listened to the audio of this book. Ah the deliciousness that is the voice of Sebastian York.

Not my favorite in the series, but I still enjoyed the hell out of it!

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Sep 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
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☆ I received an ARC via Rock Star PR in exchange for an honest review. Thank you! ☆

“We all see what we want to see…”

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Beneath this Ink was another great story from the wonderful Meghan March!!

“I never hated you. Just didn’t want to want you so bad. And now I don’t care—because you’re mine.”

Growing up as a Foster kid, Constantine “Con” Leahy has always felt that perfect “it” girl, Vanessa Frost, was totally out of his league.

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Always watching her from the shadows, one night magical night
Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews
Slick's review posted on Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

As soon as I finished this book I wanted to go back and re-read the first book and then this one again because it is so easy to get wrapped up in these stories. Beneath This Ink runs somewhat simultaneous with the first book in this series, Beneath This Mask; some scenes overlap but they are not redundant in the least; they only give the reader a little bit more insight into the situation at hand. Having said that, you do not need to read BTM
Aisling Zena
5 Princess stars

While I was reading Beneath this Mask, the first book of this series, I found myself really drawn to Constantine. And maybe a little bit rooting for him, which is probably not cool in terms of female solidarity since during the book he was a slut and a half.


Yes I know, but I am a sucker for a bad boy with a dirty mouth and tattoos! Case in point Con Leahy:


The quintessential bad boy with a chip on his shoulder and a craving for untouchable Vanessa Frost. Two years ago he finally h
Feb 21, 2015 marked it as no-dnf-zzz-avoid
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Aug 07, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: audio, killing-my-tbr
Fun sexy, tattooed guy with a harley meets upper crust society woman. he judges her wrong she judges him wrong, sparks fly, tempers flare, and there are plenty of disapproving glares. He is a two hander with extra bits and knows how to swing it. He has what is called a magic penis ...more
My Pink Fairytales
Bad Boy ⭐️

How in the world have I not found this Beneath series until now? Funny thing is I rated the first one 5⭐️, but this one is even better! If Beneath This Mask was sort of good guy-falls in love-with-the-bad-girl, Beneath This Ink is your classic bad boy-falls-for-the-good-girl-so-totally-out-of-his-league. I can’t resist that!

“I wasn’t vain, but even I knew that being six-four, covered in tats, and built like a brawler had an effect on the ladies.”

I’m starting to get used
VB Book Reviews
My first read by this author and I REALLY enjoyed it! Sounds like I'm hooked on a new series!! :) ...more
Angela (Reading Frenzy Book Blog)
3.5 stars

I’m really enjoying Meghan March’s Beneath series. So far the books have been low angst, high steam, and quick reads. Beneath This Ink is the second book in the New Orleans-based series and can be read as a standalone.

Con Leahy is introduced in Beneath This Mask. He’s the owner of Voodoo, a local tattoo parlor. Con seems to be just another built tattooed bad boy. He certainly doesn’t have any business getting tangled up in the sheets with stuck-up socialite Vanessa Frost. The two have
Mar 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
Constantine Leahy!! BAM!!! That's all I'm gonna say!!! (Insert girly giggle) ...more
Title: Beneath This Ink (Beneath #2)
Author: Meghan March
Rating: 3 stars
POV: Dual
HEA: (view spoiler)
Heat/Steam 3/5
Cliffhanger: . No.
Intolerable Heroine .No.
Über Douchebagery .No.
Taboo Subject Matter .No.
Cheating: (view spoiler)
Love Triangle (view spoiler)

Duchess Nicole
Con's story. The tatted bad boy and the society darling. They had one night together years ago, but Con was drunk and can't remember. As the story wears on, each of their lives are revealed a bit more, and they come to realize how similar they are despite their difference in upbringing. I listened to the audio and the narration was great. ...more
Jun 08, 2021 rated it really liked it
I have been hiding this book on my TBR for a while now. When I dug the old list of my TBR, I picked it up. Beneath This Ink by the infamous Miss March. I have hit and miss feeling with Miss March's books. Beneath series intrigue me.

Beneath This Ink took me by surprise. I was not expecting I like it very much. The story of Con and Van, 2 lonely characters hit right off. They come from different social background, different life expectation and yet they explode when they collide. Miss March done
Carole (Carole's Random Life)
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life.

I enjoyed listening to this audiobook. This is one of those books that I think really is more enjoyable in audio format largely because of the wonderful pair of narrators. This is the second book in the Beneath series but it can easily be read as a stand alone since it focuses on one pair of characters. This was a really quick and entertaining story that had a lot going for it.

This book focused on Vanessa and Con. Vanessa is a rich girl worki
Could not connect. Maybe I just need to come back to this one. I just may need a break from stories with rich girl who needs to prove she is more. It is a "did not work for me, but may work for you" kind of book. ...more
Lover of Romance
This review was originally posted on Addicted To Romance

Beneath This Ink is the second book in the Beneath Series. I definitely have missed this series and eager to get back to it. In this book we see a story that features such a great couple but boy do they have some sexual tension. Meghan March just never ceases to disappoint even her older stories. I am always impressed with how engaging her writing is and she just always seems to pull me into a story. I didn't even need to read t
I loved Beneath the Mask and I was very surprised by the book and well I try to go into things with an open mind doesn’t always work. Beneath the Mask got 4 stars. This book though got a whopping 5 it’s going to get a little rowdy in here.

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Oh Ms. March, now why would you do that? I wanted to hate Connor in the first book he was a bit of a douche. And even some of the first lines in the book being ‘I don’t go there twice unless there’s something worth going back for’ mentality a
3.5 stars!***

Second book in the series was a bit weaker than the first one. I don't know why, but it took me a lot of time to finally get into the plot. It wasn't boring or anything, it's just that the whole "I-say-I-don't-want-you-but-I-do" is getting bit old. And the "she's-rich-she's-so-much-better-than-me-she-would-never-want-me" is even older. If it's girl saying that I don't mind that much, but if a guy whines all the time about it than it's repulsive and annoying.

Vanessa is a trust fond b
Kendall Ryan
Dec 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I got to read this one early and absolutely LOVED it! Con and Vanessa sizzle!
Dilek VT
Dec 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
We have met Constantine (Con) and Vanessa in Book 1. They are the friends of the hero & heroine in the previous book.

Book 2 -“Beneath This Ink” is their story. It is the story of a rich socialite and a tattooed bad boy.

Con – being an adopted kid – has always thought Vanessa, who was born into a rich world, is too good for him, although it’s never stopped him from wanting her. Vanessa has always secretly admired him, as well. However, they have always known that their worlds are so very differen
Feb 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
I liked what was beneath his ink :-)

Great plot

Con was adopted into high society
Vanessa was born into it

Vanessa was a girl who he thought was out of his league
Con was a man Vanessa desired secretly

One drunken night brought them together and vanessa did the walk of shame.

Con didn't feel part of Vanessa's world being adopted into money and when his parents were killed, Con was out for revenge and wouldn't rest until he found their killer.
Con knew his routes and helped young boys on the streets r
Sheryl C. Nash
Not bad at all, for a book that I picked up ON A WHIM!!!! :D

And in case you wondering Meghan March, I want Lucas's story next!!!!!
Jenny Jo Weir
Jun 05, 2017 rated it it was ok
It's not the book, it's me. I just wasn't feeling it at all...then: dang it if she didn't suck me in with the supporting cast. UGH! Now I'm curious. I guess I'm not marching out on Meghan yet. ...more
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Making the jump from corporate lawyer to romance author was a leap of faith that New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author Meghan March will never regret. With over thirty titles published, she has sold millions of books in nearly a dozen languages to fellow romance-lovers around the world. A nomad at heart, she can currently be found in the woods of the Pacific Nort ...more

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